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  • Pretoria doctor one of the first to be vaccinated
    by Tali Feinberg on Feb 18, 2021 at 7:50 am

    Around the same time that President Cyril Ramaphosa got his COVID-19 vaccination in Cape Town on Wednesday, 17 February 2021, an unassuming Jewish doctor was one of the very first healthcare workers to receive the jab, and possibly the very first Jewish doctor in the country to do so. “At last! I was very anxious The post Pretoria doctor one of the first to be vaccinated appeared first on Jewish Report.

  • Reverend Frank Chikane at centre of anti-Israel storm
    by Tali Feinberg on Feb 18, 2021 at 7:50 am

    Reverend Frank Chikane, an icon of the anti-apartheid struggle, “declared war on Israel and its supporters” during a Zoom webinar on 6 February 2021, according to Dexter Van Zile of the online newspaper The Algemeiner. However, Chikane denies any malice. “[Chikane] levelled a hostile and incendiary assault on the legitimacy of the Jewish state, and The post Reverend Frank Chikane at centre of anti-Israel storm appeared first on Jewish Report.

  • Ivermectin trial shows positive results, but experts still wary
    by Jordan Moshe on Feb 18, 2021 at 7:49 am

    Although a top Israeli professor revealed that Ivermectin had been successfully tested on COVID-19 patients in a SA Jewish Report webinar on Thursday, 11 February, South African experts warn it’s still too early to trust this drug. Ivermectin has been hailed by many since last year as a potential wonder drug in the fight against The post Ivermectin trial shows positive results, but experts still wary appeared first on Jewish Report.

  • Cape Town baby makes it to Super Bowl
    by Tali Feinberg on Feb 18, 2021 at 7:49 am

    Michael Sarembock may have just turned one last week, but the Cape Town baby’s cherubic face was already known to millions when he was featured in a Huggies diapers Super Bowl advertisement released on 7 February 2021, a few days before his first birthday. Super Bowl commercials, known as Super Bowl ads, are high-profile television The post Cape Town baby makes it to Super Bowl appeared first on Jewish Report.

  • Pamensky attempts to clear his name at Zondo Commission
    by Nicola Miltz on Feb 18, 2021 at 7:49 am

    Embattled former Eskom board member and alleged Gupta family insider, Mark Pamensky, is desperate to prove his innocence, but isn’t having an easy time of it at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. He wants the Jewish community to believe he played no part at all in state capture involving the ailing power The post Pamensky attempts to clear his name at Zondo Commission appeared first on Jewish Report.

  • Jews around the world call for Moshiach
    by Staff reporter on Feb 18, 2021 at 7:47 am

    For 3 000 years, Jews have been praying for Moshiach (the messiah) to come, but this weekend, the Jewish world is upping its game with a communal prayer demanding that “G-d send Moshiach now”. So says Rabbi David Masinter, who heads up Chabad House in Johannesburg, and who is behind the prayer to be said The post Jews around the world call for Moshiach appeared first on Jewish Report.

  • The many inventions of war
    by Peta Krost Maunder on Feb 18, 2021 at 7:47 am

    War brings out the best and worst in humanity. And we are certainly living through a world war against a virus. The battlefield is different, the enemy is invisible, but humans are all on the same side in this conflict. That’s in spite of some differing views on how we fight the enemy. One of The post The many inventions of war appeared first on Jewish Report.

  • Harvesting Brakpan Shul’s rich history
    by Jordan Moshe on Feb 18, 2021 at 7:47 am

    Brakpan Shul was built in the East Rand almost a hundred years ago, and thanks to the efforts of Yakima Waner, it could stand for a hundred more. At a time when several historic South African shuls have fallen into disrepair, Waner has committed to preserving the rich heritage of the Brakpan Jewish community by The post Harvesting Brakpan Shul’s rich history appeared first on Jewish Report.

  • Social activist says it’s time to reclaim the term “apartheid”
    by Nicola Miltz on Feb 18, 2021 at 7:47 am

    It’s not often a young black man and former supporter of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement in South Africa stands up for Israel in the media. Klaas Mokgomole of Africans For Peace has done so on several occasions, the most recent being this month on Eyewitness News (EWN). In that opinion piece, the young The post Social activist says it’s time to reclaim the term “apartheid” appeared first on Jewish Report.