Jewish woman celebrates 111th birthday under lockdown in South Africa

Jewish woman celebrates 111th birthday under lockdown in South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa resident Rosalie Wolpe holds virtual birthday party for her 111th birthday under coronavirus lockdown.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 8/30/2020, 3:44 PM
More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery

More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery

Community intends to restore headstones, then lay them flat, burial society head says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/22/2020, 8:25 PM
Grandparents die from coronavirus just days apart

Grandparents die from coronavirus just days apart

Prof. Shalom and Chaya Yocha Levin from Johannesburg pass away less than two weeks apart after being infected at local hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2020, 2:11 PM
South Africa paid the price for defaming Israel

South Africa paid the price for defaming Israel

In the failed, corrupt state of SA claims beyond wild are levelled against the Jewish State. Challenge them and you are toast. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 7/6/2020, 10:32 AM
South African judge under fire over support for Israel

South African judge under fire over support for Israel

South Africa's chief justice criticized for saying he cannot "do anything other than love and pray for Israel".Elad Benari, Canada, 6/27/2020, 1:05 AM
How to exploit a pandemic

How to exploit a pandemic

Those who get a monthly pay check come hell or high water get the right to tell those who need to work to make money, not to work. Opinion.Steve Apfel, 5/14/2020, 8:42 AM
Fear of the populace behind calls for prolonging lockdowns

Fear of the populace behind calls for prolonging lockdowns

Coronavirus lockdown in countries such as South Africa led to suffering for the poor, control through draconian rules without the benefit of a government like Israel's, that cares for its citizens. What will happen when it ends? Steve Apfel, 4/23/2020, 11:49 AM
So tell me about apartheid in Israel

So tell me about apartheid in Israel

What was it like under segregation in the USA and under apartheid in South Africa? I defy you to show me that apartheid/segregation in Israel or anything like it. Diane Weber Bederman, 2/26/2020, 12:02 AM
South Africa: Anti-Semitic incidents fall to 15-year low

South Africa: Anti-Semitic incidents fall to 15-year low

South African Jewish Board of Deputies says there were only 36 recorded incidents of anti-Semitism in 2019.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2020, 5:22 AM
How Israel-hating rulers ruin a country

How Israel-hating rulers ruin a country

Who or what turns the screws on rulers and the ruled warped by a hatred of Israel? They do it to themselves. Steve Apfel, 12/6/2019, 1:59 PM
South African involvement in the Angolan Civil War

South African involvement in the Angolan Civil War

A discussion about South African Involvement in the Angolan civil war with Jeff Abramovitz and Laurie Shochat.i24News, 11/26/2019, 10:47 PM
How South Africa’s ruling party blew a windfall and made a nightmare 

How South Africa’s ruling party blew a windfall and made a nightmare 

S.A. democracy received a kick start with world class schools and universities, health services better than any in Africa, pristine water works, failsafe power grid, spick and span railways and harbours, well-kept roads - and destroyed it all.. Steve Apfel, 11/24/2019, 11:00 AM
South African President: Israel has shown it can lead

South African President: Israel has shown it can lead

A month after confirming intention to downgrade Tel Aviv embassy to liaison office, Cyril Ramaphosa hails Startup Nation as leading by leapsArutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2019, 1:53 PM
If the US doesnt sanction S. Africa’s ruling party SA is a goner

If the US doesnt sanction S. Africa’s ruling party SA is a goner

Nowadays if the West thinks of South Africa it’s the country a black liberation party brought down to junk status. Steve Apfel, 11/6/2019, 12:21 AM
Jewish woman stabbed to death in South Africa

Jewish woman stabbed to death in South Africa

Dr. Mirah Wilks, a psychologist who moved from Israel as a young girl, stabbed to death in her South Africa home by gang of armed robbers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019, 1:05 AM
Is it good for the Jews? A litmus test for good government

Is it good for the Jews? A litmus test for good government

The relationship between bad governance and unfair treatment of Jews is easily traced. It may start with the Jews, but it doesn't end there. Rafael Castro, 6/26/2019, 6:42 AM
South African Jewish cemeteries vandalized 3 times in 1 week

South African Jewish cemeteries vandalized 3 times in 1 week

Vandals strike Jewish cemetery near Cape Town in third incident over the last week. Police fear neo-Nazi cell at work.Marcy Oster/JTA, 6/24/2019, 8:52 PM
South Africa looks to Israeli water tech to fight drought

South Africa looks to Israeli water tech to fight drought

Amid devastating drought, South African project selects Israel's Watergen generators, which create drinking water - from thin air.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 12:02 PM
Darker clouds over a Diaspora dream

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

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

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'

'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 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 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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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'

'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

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'

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’

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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'

'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

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

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'

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