Line between anti-Israel activism and anti-Semitism thins in Johannesburg
A South African goes home to Israel
It’s just the tip of the iceberg of the country’s bigoted BDS movement
In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression
Meet the koeksister, a South African cookie
And now their sons live in the shadow of the great South African leader, who died one year ago today
The NYC restaurant will be serving honey and red wine-braised short ribs
Two neighboring wineries share more than family roots and lines of kosher products. They’re also both carbon-neutral.
The Nobel Prize-winning novelist critiqued the apartheid regime in her work
Jurist Albie Sachs fought apartheid from within, helping to shape life after
South Africa’s chief rabbi launches global ‘Shabbos Project’ to find out
Recep Erdoğan is condemned for missing tribute to South African leader
South African-born writer Benjamin Pogrund remembers an old friend
Citing cost, Israeli premier ignites a firestorm among detractors
The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?
Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance
With a new biopic commemorating his long struggle against apartheid, remembering the children of European refugees who helped
The debut novel ‘The Lion Seeker’ is the kind of representative Jewish epic Herman Wouk used to write
During Shark Week, one rabbi is reminded of a too-close encounter
What the South African leader, hospitalized in critical condition, taught me
In Payback: The Case for Revenge, law professor Thane Rosenbaum considers our desire for vengeance
Plus South African party gives BDS movement a victory
Well, the game was in Florida but…you know.
Plus South Africa’s Zulu king will visit Israel
Also, Yom Kippur ultimatum to U.S. for commit to Iran strike?
Lemba guitarist Hamlet Zhou takes an interest in his African-Jewish heritage for a new album
But his subject is 1980s South Africa and Paul Simon
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