Darker clouds over a Diaspora dream

South African Jews in droves are abandoning South Africa for greener pastures? Do even the émigrés grasp what broke their beautiful dream? Steve Apfel, 6/7/2019, 11:59 AM

Watch: Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked in South Africa

The 71-year old former governor of California knocked down in Sandton, South Africa.Sara Rubenstein, 5/18/2019, 9:53 PM

Breaking the Silence, B'Tselem slander Israel as rockets fall

Heads of radical left-wing Israeli groups participate in anti-Israel conference in South Africa, concurrent with attacks on southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 9:07 AM

'Lessening diplomatic connections does not resolve problems'

Conference of Presidents protests South Africa’s move to downgrade its embassy in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2019, 5:26 AM

South Africa: Plans to downgrade Israel embassy well underway

South African Foreign Minister confirms to journalists her country’s plans to downgrade its embassy in Tel Aviv.Ben Ariel, 4/8/2019, 5:44 AM

South Africa will not bring back ambassador to Israel

South African ambassador to Israel who was recalled last year will not be brought back, South Africa will downgrade embassy in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/5/2019, 10:40 PM

President Trump must slap immediate sanctions on South Africa

For the good of the rainbow nation, President Trump must slap immediate sanctions on South Africa. Black, white and brown, its people will owe him a debt of gratitude for years to come. Steve Apfel, 3/10/2019, 7:34 AM

South Africa to downgrade its embassy in Israel

South African President informs parliament his country will downgrade its embassy in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/8/2019, 9:50 PM

Watch: South African synagogue goes up in flames

Seven Torah scrolls destroyed as fire devastates Orthodox synagogue in Cape Town, South Africa.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2018, 8:50 AM

Pro-PA groups remove Israelis from South Africa conference

Seven professors from Israeli universities will not participate in South Africa conference after pressure from boycott groups.Elad Benari, 11/30/2018, 4:08 AM

South Africa Highest Court legalizes cannabis use

South Africa's top court rules private and personal cannabis use legal in climax case; public use and sale remains illegal.Mordechai Sones, 9/18/2018, 4:56 PM

South African lawmaker accuses Jews of plotting sniper attacks

Head of South Africa's third largest party hits Trump's call to monitor attacks on white farmers, says Jews training right-wing snipers.David Rosenberg, 8/24/2018, 10:17 AM

Trump: Monitor killings of South African white farmers

President calls on Secretary of State to 'closely study' confiscation of white land by government and murder of farmers.Mordechai Sones, 8/23/2018, 4:20 PM

South Africa won't reinstate Israel ambassador for now

Nearly two months after withdrawing its ambassador to Israel over Gaza violence, South Africa not ready to reinstate him.Elad Benari, 7/9/2018, 5:45 AM

15,000 Boers plan move to Russia from South Africa

Absorption considered after series of murders South African government accused of encouraging.Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 12:50 PM

World Likud rep. shot in South Africa

Staunch Israel advocate shot, killed, in South Africa brought to Israel for burial.Arutz Sheva Staff, JTA, 7/6/2018, 1:47 PM

South African Jews lay criminal charges over anti-Semitism

South African Jewish Board of Deputies lays criminal charges against three individuals over threatening and anti-Semitic comments.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/30/2018, 1:02 AM

'The Holocaust will be a picnic after we're done with you'

South African Jews report ‘flurry of viciously anti-Semitic’ incidents.JTA, 6/22/2018, 2:53 PM

South Africa city councilor suspended for pro-Israel statement

Johannesburg councilor Mpho Phalatse suspended by mayor for saying city a "friend" of Israel.AFP, 6/12/2018, 5:50 PM

South African gov't calls on Israel to 'withdraw from Gaza'

Despite 2005 disengagement removing Israeli civilians and military forces out of Gaza Strip, South Africa demands Israel 'leave Gaza'.Dalit Halevi, 5/27/2018, 10:34 PM

South Africa’s ruling party: Israel’s actions ‘Nazi-like’

African National Congress compares Israel’s actions on the Gaza border to Nazi Germany’s actions against the Jews.JTA, 5/17/2018, 1:23 PM

South Africa withdraws Israeli ambassador over Gaza

South African government claims rioters killed along the Israel-Gaza border were taking part in a "peaceful protest", withdraws its envoy.Elad Benari, 5/15/2018, 4:03 AM

Graphic video: Lion mauls man in South Africa wildlife park

Elderly man in critical condition after being attacked, dragged by male lion in enclosure at Marakele Predator Park in South Africa., 5/2/2018, 4:03 PM

Elderly British couple kidnapped in South Africa

British foreign office confirms kidnapping by 'terrorists' in South Africa.AFP, 2/23/2018, 9:02 AM

South African Minister to boycott tennis match against Israel

South Africa's Sports Minister says he will boycott tennis match against Israel because of "Israeli discrimination and occupation."Elad Benari, 1/30/2018, 6:37 AM

South African ruling party votes to downgrade Israel embassy

African National Congress announces downgrade of South Africa’s embassy in Israel to a liaison office.JTA, 12/21/2017, 10:31 PM

BDS South Africa draws inspiration from Israeli leftists

'What makes this photo even more special? The people carrying these BDS cut-outs in Israel are Israeli themselves.'Mordechai Sones, 12/10/2017, 2:56 PM

Watch: South African leftists threaten to occupy Israeli embassy

Members of South Africa's third largest party demand Israel withdraw ambassador, threaten to 'occupy Israeli embassy'.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 2:59 AM

White Afrikaners slaughtered, destitute; media silent

Ethnic cleansing of traditional Afrikaner areas goes on as death toll rises.Mordechai Sones, 10/16/2017, 11:03 PM

South African brothers added to terror blacklist

Twin brothers threatened US embassy, Jewish institutions.AFP, 9/19/2017, 7:50 PM

South African Jews sue local politician

Jewish community of South Africa files lawsuit against local politician over offensive tweets about the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 9/6/2017, 12:05 AM

‘Gas All Jews,’ swastika drawn on South African campus

University of Pretoria condemns anti-Semitic graffiti found on campus message boards.JTA, 8/31/2017, 9:42 PM

Israel in South Africa's sights

South Africa working to impede strengthening of ties between Israel and other African nations.Nitsan Keidar, 8/20/2017, 10:28 PM

South African ruling party calls to downgrade ties with Israel

African National Congress calls for the downgrading of Embassy in Israel due to alleged Israeli “lack of commitment on Palestine”.Elad Benari, 7/6/2017, 5:45 AM

Jewish lawyer who defended Nelson Mandela remembered

Joel Joffe, who defended Mandela during 1963-4 Rivonia Trial and was then forced to leave South Africa, passed away at 85.AFP, 6/20/2017, 6:16 PM

'Heil Hitler was merely in recognition of Nazi uniform'

South African student, principal apologize for anti-Semitic taunts during Holocaust play.JTA, 5/30/2017, 5:16 PM

Hecklers shout ‘Heil Hitler!’ in Jewish school’s Holocaust play

Teenage hecklers interrupt school play in South African Jewish school with shouts of 'Heil Hitler!'JTA, 5/26/2017, 2:16 AM

South Africa Chief Rabbi protests government corruption

Rabbi Warren Goldstein urges South African citizens to join him in protest against President Zuma.JTA, 4/6/2017, 10:30 PM

South African lawmaker: IDF a 'murderous machine'

Israel to summon South Africa’s ambassador following anti-Israel remarks made by two senior officials.Nitsan Keidar, 3/10/2017, 5:43 AM

South African opposition leader blasted over Israel visit

South Africa’s ruling party accuses opposition party of being controlled by "Apartheid Israel" after its leader visits Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/13/2017, 10:07 PM

South African President: Don't visit Israel

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma calls on South Africans not to visit Israel in order to show solidarity with “the people of Palestine”.Elad Benari, 1/9/2017, 5:06 AM

Bureaucracy delays bringing body home for burial

The body of Yitzchak Katzin, from the city of Ariel, killed late Thursday in South Africa, has not yet been brought to burial in Israel.Ido ben Porat & Nitzan Keidar, 12/19/2016, 4:01 PM

Resident of Ariel killed in South Africa

Yitzhak Katzin of Ariel killed in a parachute accident near Pretoria, South Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2016, 11:32 PM

'South Africa becoming more balanced toward Israel'

Watch: ILTV speaks with the International Christian Embassy’s Ambassador to South AfricaILTV, 10/26/2016, 8:11 AM

Israeli killed in accident in South Africa

22-year-old Israeli killed, three others injured, in accident in Johannesburg.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/16/2016, 6:12 PM

Watch: South African rep shouted down by anti-Israel activists

When South Africa's Ambassador to Israel mentioned terrorist murder of three Israeli youths, BDS activists nearly brought him to tears.David Rosenberg, 10/9/2016, 9:34 PM

Photos: Gaza's last tiger leaves 'world's worst zoo'

The inhumane neglect of the Khan Younis zoo came to an end when the last animals left today. "I am very sad," lamented owner Ziad Aweda.AFP, 8/24/2016, 2:04 PM

Exposing the myth of an Apartheid Israel

Israel has 120 ethnic groups with full rights and Arab citizens of Israel refuse to be part of a Palestinian Arab state. Only 4% of "West Bank" Arabs live under Israeli rule and they refuse to change their status.Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/9/2016, 1:02 PM

'Africa’s future depends on Israel'

Christian African leaders met and planned with Natan Sharansky over the Jewish Agency's work on the continent.Rachel Kaplan, 7/27/2016, 2:47 PM

Representing Israel on the African Continent

Watch: Special interview with Arthur Lenk - Israel's ambassador to South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and MauritiusILTV, 7/27/2016, 10:21 AM

Rabbi Berland's arrest extended

As Rabbi Eliezer Berland's trial begins, Rishon Letzion court rules to extend his arrest.Rachel Kaplan, 7/21/2016, 7:08 PM

S. African twins remanded over Jewish institutions attack plot

23-year-old twins Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie suspected of plotting to attack US Embassy and Jewish institutions, join ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2016, 2:39 PM

Extradition of Eliezer Berland begins, as own son shuns him

Berland's son Nahman condemns 'criminal' father, as Breslov rabbis warn public to 'keep away' from fugitive rabbi.David Rosenberg, 7/18/2016, 1:48 PM

South African twins planned to blow up US embassy, Jewish sites

Two South African brothers planned to join ISIS, wanted to bomb US embassy, Jewish institutions in Pretoria.Susan Njanji, 7/11/2016, 6:47 PM

Watch: Making the Shabbat a 'people's movement'

South Africa's Chief Rabbi explains why there is low anti-Semitism in his country - and issues an invitation for Arutz Sheva readers.Eliran Baruch, 6/2/2016, 9:02 PM

Former CIA agent: US helped arrest Mandela

Ex-CIA spy reveals America's role in capture of Nelson Mandela in 1962. 'Kennedy administration had no love for Mandela'.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2016, 2:55 PM

Protest in Ramat Gan: Free fugitive Rabbi

Hundreds of Rabbi Eliezer Berland’s followers demonstrated in front of the South African embassy calling for his release.Shoshana Miskin, 4/25/2016, 12:14 PM