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South African Student Body President: ‘I Love Adolf Hitler’

Line between anti-Israel activism and anti-Semitism thins in Johannesburg

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My Parents’ Israel, My Apartheid

A South African goes home to Israel

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Israel Boycott Activists Call for Jews to Be Expelled from South African University

It’s just the tip of the iceberg of the country’s bigoted BDS movement

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Roger Cohen Heads to South Africa To Examine His Family’s Itinerancy and Mental Illness

In a new memoir, the controversial ‘New York Times’ columnist connects dots between dislocation and his mother’s depression

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A Dessert for the Hanukkah-Christmas Eclipse

Meet the koeksister, a South African cookie

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A Father’s Legacy: Arthur Chaskalson Defended Mandela. Percy Yutar Put Him In Jail.

And now their sons live in the shadow of the great South African leader, who died one year ago today

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Jack’s Wife Freda’s Rosh Hashanah Specialty

The NYC restaurant will be serving honey and red wine-braised short ribs

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South African Cousins Make Wine and Cheese With an Environmental Conscience

Two neighboring wineries share more than family roots and lines of kosher products. They’re also both carbon-neutral.

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South African Activist Nadine Gordimer Dies at 90

The Nobel Prize-winning novelist critiqued the apartheid regime in her work

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Film Honors South African Freedom Fighter

Jurist Albie Sachs fought apartheid from within, helping to shape life after

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Can the World’s Jews Observe Shabbat Together?

South Africa’s chief rabbi launches global ‘Shabbos Project’ to find out

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Entire World Sneers at Turkish Prime Minister’s Absence at Mandela Memorial

Recep Erdoğan is condemned for missing tribute to South African leader

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Lessons From Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

South African-born writer Benjamin Pogrund remembers an old friend

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Netanyahu to Skip Nelson Mandela Funeral

Citing cost, Israeli premier ignites a firestorm among detractors

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I’ll Miss You, Madiba: One Jewish South African on the Moment Mandela Walked Free

The country and the world came to a standstill then. Can his death inspire a similar momentum for change?

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Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

Legendary South African leader fought for racial equality and peaceful resistance

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Nelson Mandela Was a Revolutionary—and These Jews Made Common Cause With Him

With a new biopic commemorating his long struggle against apartheid, remembering the children of European refugees who helped

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South African Jews Get Their Master Storyteller—and Their National Narrative

The debut novel ‘The Lion Seeker’ is the kind of representative Jewish epic Herman Wouk used to write

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The Rabbi And The Sharks

During Shark Week, one rabbi is reminded of a too-close encounter

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The Rabbi and Nelson Mandela

What the South African leader, hospitalized in critical condition, taught me

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Why Do We Want Revenge?

In Payback: The Case for Revenge, law professor Thane Rosenbaum considers our desire for vengeance

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Sundown: NRA Calls for Armed Guards in Schools

Plus South African party gives BDS movement a victory

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Israel Wins Home Game in Baseball Classic

Well, the game was in Florida but…you know.

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Sundown: United Nations Mission Leaves Syria

Plus South Africa’s Zulu king will visit Israel

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Daybreak: Syrian ex-Premier Says Assad Is Done

Also, Yom Kippur ultimatum to U.S. for commit to Iran strike?

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Zimbabwe’s Jewish Music

Lemba guitarist Hamlet Zhou takes an interest in his African-Jewish heritage for a new album

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Friedman Takes on Apartheids and Boycotts

But his subject is 1980s South Africa and Paul Simon

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The Lone Rainbow State

Today on Tablet

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South Africa’s Exodus

After a rocky transition, Jewish immigrants from once-thriving communities in Cape Town and Johannesburg have built their promised land in Texas

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The Projectionist

Actor Antony Sher draws on his own family’s past in his latest theatrical role, tracing the history of the Jewish immigrants who created Hollywood