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Chief Rabbi reiterates his call of a year ago for Jacob Zuma to stand down in this Pesach Video, likening the SA saga of today to our flight from Egypt 3329 years ago. “With that freedom comes a voice” he says. He will be marching in Pretoria on Friday.  

    • Adrian-M-Schell

    Of blessings given and received

    May 24, 2018 Go comment!
    In the opening section of the book of Numbers, the Israelites get organised for their journey to the Promised Land. Not only must they travel through the wilderness with a group of – according to the Torah – more than two million individuals, but they also need to follow the proper worship rituals for G-d throughout this journey.
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    • ChiefRabbi

    Shavuot - Always Receiving

    May 17, 2018 Go comment!
    The year was 1935, and the Spanish government was making elaborate plans to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the Rambam’s birth – seemingly a great honour and a proud moment for Jews everywhere.
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    • Shavuot

    Shavuot Listing

    May 17, 2018 Go comment!
    A listing of all Shavuot events around the country
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    • Torah2

    The stories behind our Sifrei Torah

    May 17, 2018 Go comment!
    A Sefer Torah is not only about the liturgy on the page; it is often also symbolic of a person, event or history that needed to be remembered. This Shavuot, we look at just some of the many special stories behind the South African Jewish community’s Sifrei Torah.
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