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Posts Tagged: South African Jews

October 27, 2020 1:38 pm

South African Court’s Guilty Verdict Against Antisemitic Writer for Online Rant Hailed by Jewish Community

A court in South Africa has pronounced the first-ever criminal verdict in a case of antisemitism, after it found a freelance journalist guilty of posting...

June 24, 2018 11:02 am

South African Jewish Leaders Condemn ‘Alarming’ Antisemitic Attacks in Recent Days - South African Jewish leaders condemned “alarming” amount of antisemitic attacks this week. According to the South African Jewish Board of Deputies, there has been a...

June 12, 2018 10:07 am

1,500-Plus South African Jews and Christians Learn to Counter the BDS Movement - More than 1,500 Jews and Christians attended four pro-Israel events throughout South Africa focused on strengthening the local pro-Israel community, and countering BDS and...

November 30, 2016 3:46 pm

South African Jewish Leader Tells Parliament: Anti-Israel Sentiment in Country Often Degenerates Into Antisemitism

Anti-Israel sentiment in South Africa often degenerates into antisemitism, a South African Jewish leader told a parliamentary committee in Cape Town last week. “Fostering hatred and...

September 8, 2015 12:50 pm

South African Jewish Community: Dual Citizenship Ban Intends to Target IDF - South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) political party is considering a change in the country’s policy on dual citizenship. The South African Jewish...

May 8, 2015 5:47 pm

Wits University Vice Chairman Rebuffs ‘Jewish Puppet’ Critics: ‘It’s Racist and Antisemitic’

The vice chancellor of a major Johannesburg university struck back on Thursday at critics who claimed he had bowed to Jewish pressure over the sacking...

August 24, 2014 6:21 pm

South African Jewish Leaders Charge Local Labor Chief With Incitement and Hate Speech Over Call for Revenge Attacks

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) said recently it will lay criminal and civil charges against COSATU labor union leader Tony Ehrenreich for inciting...

August 14, 2014 9:21 am

South African Union Leader Calls for Violence Against Country’s Jews in Response to Gaza Civilian Deaths

JTA - A South African union leader wrote a Facebook post calling for "eye for an  eye" attacks on Jewish communal officials in retribution for civilian deaths in...

July 1, 2014 9:53 am

African Union Summit Under Fire After Jewish Delegation Incident - The African Union Summit in Equatorial Guinea is receiving criticism over an incident Thursday involving a Jewish delegation from the Conference of...

July 2, 2013 12:52 am

South African Jews Pray for Mandela

JTA - South Africa's chief rabbi, Warren Goldstein, conveyed the Jewish community's prayers and support to the daughter of ailing former President Nelson...

March 18, 2013 12:56 am

South African Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein: I Know Apartheid Firsthand (INTERVIEW)

Rabbi Warren Goldstein grew up in South Africa. He is also a regular visitor to Israel. With those two experiences, he is quick to respond...

February 20, 2013 1:24 am

Responding to South African Charges that Israel is An Apartheid State

Arriving in South Africa for a lecture tour - the second in a year - I popped on the TV to watch President Jacob Zuma's...

January 25, 2013 12:56 am

American Jews and Israel Have Never Been Closer

Despite occasional media warnings of a "distancing" between American Jews and Israel, there is nothing like actually visiting the Jewish state to feel...

August 29, 2012 11:14 am

Guardian’s Chris McGreal Suggests IDF ‘Killing’ of Corrie no Different than Hamas Suicide Bombing

While Chris McGreal may be the Guardian's Washington correspondent, he is certainly not a "reporter". His shrill, tendentious activist journalism - which arguably makes Harriet Sherwood...


‘Difficult to Overstate’: Campus Antisemitism Affects Nearly Th...

Amid a global surge in antisemitic hate crimes and incidents, nearly three in four Jewish college students have reported experiencing...


Report of Israeli Hostage Family’s Deaths Overshadows Negotiations on...

Negotiations between Israel and Hamas to extend the Gaza truce were overshadowed at the last minute on Wednesday by an...

Middle East

Israel ‘Expanding’ Ground Operations in Gaza, Military Says

Israeli air and ground forces are stepping up operations in the Gaza Strip, Israel's chief military spokesperson said on Friday, amid reports of heavy bombing of the besieged enclave. Internet and...

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