SA Organisations

    • Jeff

    Legislating against social media racism

    May 04, 2016 2 Comments
    There are various important pieces of legislation in South Africa aimed at preventing incitement to hatred on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion or other such grounds.
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    • YadAharon

    Yad Aharon selflessly does the walk, week after week

    May 04, 2016 Go comment!
    “The community is either in denial as to the level of poverty in our midst, or is totally unaware. I believe it is a communal responsibility to alleviate this,” said Alice Friedman, managing director of Yad Aharon and Michael, which feeds 540 Jewish families in Johannesburg each week.
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    • Yom H KDS HOME

    Betar-SA opens a new community bayit

    May 04, 2016 1 Comment
    Betar SA has been growing from strength to strength since returning to SA several years ago - and they opened a new bayit in Glenhazel on Monday. The bayit (Hebrew for house) will now house the JAFI-deployed shaliach’s home as well as their offices - which were previously located at the Beyachad building.
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    • Kol Isha HOME

    Cape Board's says no to ‘women singing’ proposal

    May 04, 2016 Go comment!
    The Cape Council of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies issued a terse letter at the end of last week regarding the case against them by claimants who want the ban to be lifted preventing women from singing at Jewish communal events, particularly at this week’s Yom Hashoah memorial service at Pinelands Cemetery in Cape Town.
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