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    Pesach funnies came in from users worldwide

    Apr 28, 2016 Go comment!
    Users took our call for Pesach funnies to heart & we've been publishing them regularly. The pictured one is for real & comes from Sarah in the US. Think about it? How many users actually have a Pesachdik phone cover? You should. We have also repeated our favourite Pesach video from Aish.com, which has to be one of the cleverest Pesach videos of all time. It is interesting to note how formats of well-known platforms have changed over the past five years - Moshe ordering up the plagues on the internet.
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    Garmin navigates itself back to the future

    Apr 20, 2016 Go comment!
    Before the explosion of smartphone mapping apps, Garmin was synonymous with navigation. Now it is fighting its way back to relevance, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.
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    Catch up with old friends, best Pesach read

    Apr 12, 2016 2 Comments
    Catch up with old friends and family – download the SA Jewish Association of Canada (SAJAC) Pesach publication – what a great read this is for local and other expat SA Jews worldwide. This 112 page Pesach edition of SAJAC NEWS is the first that Jewish Report will carry, but by no means the last. We have agreed to continue publishing the biannual publication on an ongoing basis. This is the first time in their 40-year history that SAJAC NEWS will be available online.
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    Top Trump man charged with common battery

    Mar 30, 2016 2 Comments
    Reporter, frum Jewish editor, resign after Breitbart’s refusal to stand behind their reporter who claims she was handled roughly
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    Bernie thumps Hillary in both Washington & Alaska

    Mar 27, 2016 Go comment!
    Bernie Sanders, the independent American Democratic Party hopeful, won the two nominating contests in Washington State and Alaska by huge margins on Shabbos, reducing the delegate gap with Hillary Clinton, the front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nod, to less than 300 delegates.
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    AIPAC's plans to 'come together' undone by Trump

    Mar 23, 2016 1 Comment
    Hear out Donald Trump. Ignore Donald Trump. There were two distinct approaches to the Trump moment this week at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) annual conference here, and there were mutual warnings that one or the other side would get burned.
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    Brussels meant freedom from fear

    Mar 23, 2016 1 Comment
    Growing up, trips to stay with my Jewish family in Brussels were a taste of freedom. In my native Israel, waves of Palestinian terrorist attacks kept me under constant maternal surveillance. Fear of regular bus bombings limited my excursions to biking distance.
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    • JTA

    Signs of progress in Argentina probe

    Mar 23, 2016 Go comment!
    An extraordinary series of developments are bringing new hope - and new heartbreak - to the family and colleagues of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine federal prosecutor who was found dead last year just days after accusing then-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of covering up Iran's role in the 1994 bombing of this city's AMIA Jewish Centre.
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    Postage stamp for ‘British Schindler’ issued

    Mar 17, 2016 Go comment!
    (JTA) — Britain’s Royal Mail issued a commemorative stamp featuring Sir Nicholas Winton, known as the “British Schindler.”
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    Uri Davis spouts his usual venom on ‘illegal JNF’

    Mar 16, 2016 1 Comment
    The brouhaha surrounding Dr Uri Davis - who on a speaking tour of South Africa last week, called upon this country to declare the Jewish National Fund an illegal organisation - may have a slightly different spin, but is nothing new to South Africans.
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    • JTA

    Israel emerges as campaign issue in three big Jewish states

    Mar 16, 2016 Go comment!
    Ahead of this week Tuesday’s critical primary contests in five states, three of which - Ohio, Illinois and Florida - have substantial Jewish communities, Israel had prominently emerged as a presidential campaign issue. In a heated exchange in the Republican debate last week in Miami, front-runner Donald Trump was hammered by his opponents for saying he would be a neutral broker of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Trump defended his position as essential to achieving a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.
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    Cape students impress foreign business investors

    Mar 16, 2016 Go comment!
    A dinner-table conversation led to Herzlia pupils telling potential foreign investors in the hallowed “Old Chamber” of Parliament why they should believe in the future of SA. English teacher Gail Simon told Cape Chamber of Commerce’s Michael Bagraim how her students’ orals on the future of SA were so positive. Last week's trial was so popular that there’s another next week. Herzlia’s Director of Education, Geoff Cohen, told JR today that he was thrilled. “They did themselves and their school and families proud,” he said. READ MORE AND SEE THE PICTURES...
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    • Neil

    John Torrence Tate Award winner Neil Turok looking for African Einstein

    Mar 16, 2016 1 Comment
    South African-born Neil Turok is the recipient of the 2016 John Torrence Tate Award for International Leadership in Physics from the American Institute of Physics. The award will be presented to him in November in Silicon Valley, California.
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    • Butterfly

    ‘Butterfly statues’ with SA roots, adorn a fountain in far-flung San Diego

    Mar 16, 2016 1 Comment
    Ex-pat South Africans, Barbi Dorfan and Helen Segal, have added to the public art space in San Diego with two outdoor mosaic projects, both of which are permanent exhibits.
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    Sandler buys ‘plumber’s menorah’

    Mar 13, 2016 Go comment!
    Shooting a film with 2 other Yids last week, spotted and bought plumber’s menorah” at NY hardware shop. The film? “Yen Din Ka Kissa.”
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    • Pew

    Pew finding on expulsion of Israeli Arabs prompts sharp reactions

    Mar 09, 2016 4 Comments
    In a survey that spanned politics, religion and interfaith relations, one statistic stood out: nearly half of Israel’s Jews support expelling the country’s Arabs.
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    Young Jewish medallists donate money back

    Mar 09, 2016 Go comment!
    In an astonishing display of generosity, the winners of the gold and silver medals in the scholar classical section of the 5th South African International Ballet Competition (SAIBC), have donated their winnings - prizes valued at R7 500 and R5 000 respectively - back to South Africa.
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    Iraqi Jewish music, culture endures

    Feb 26, 2016 2 Comments
    “Tuning Baghdad” is a great radio show (new episode premiers 29 Feb.) One person, Regine Basha, has single-handedly collected & curates the genre .
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