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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, 20/06/2017 18:16
 'Africa’s future depends on Israel'

'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, 27/07/2016 14:47
Former CIA agent: US helped arrest Mandela

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, 15/05/2016 14:55
Nelson Mandela: Legendary Hockey Player?

Nelson Mandela: Legendary Hockey Player?

Canadian hockey player gives an... interesting description of anti-apartheid leader at fundraising event.Ari Soffer, 09/12/2014 22:52
Mandela Mossad Links Denied

Mandela Mossad Links Denied

Letter in Israel state archives indicates Mandela received training in “judo, sabotage and weaponry” in 1962.Gil Ronen, 22/12/2013 16:51
Fake Interpreter at Mandela Event is Schizophrenic

Fake Interpreter at Mandela Event is Schizophrenic

Thamsanqa Jantjie says his incoherent signing was the result of a schizophrenic attack; 'saw angels' descending on the crowd.Ari Soffer, 12/12/2013 14:48
'Bibiphobia on the Rise'

'Bibiphobia on the Rise'

Veteran journalist-activist says the press would have lynched the Prime Minister if he had flown to Pretoria, too.Gil Ronen, 11/12/2013 16:32
Mandela Sign Language Interpreter 'A Fake'

Mandela Sign Language Interpreter 'A Fake'

Unknown 'interpreter' was simply making unintelligible hand gestures, in embarrassing incident with serious security implications.Ari Soffer, 11/12/2013 14:51
Obama Shakes Castro's Hand At Mandela Event

Obama Shakes Castro's Hand At Mandela Event

Obama's handshake with communist leader Raul Castro comes despite frozen US-Cuban relations and imprisoned American Alan Gross' appeal.Ari Yashar, 10/12/2013 21:16
Labor Chief Slams PM over Mandela Absence

Labor Chief Slams PM over Mandela Absence

Opposition head says South African Jews are upset, accuses Netanyahu of 'insensitivity or plain stupidity'.Gil Ronen and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2013 14:26
Live from South Africa: Mandela Memorial

Live from South Africa: Mandela Memorial

Memorial attended by tens of thousands in Johannesburg's JNS Stadium - despite the rain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2013 12:03
A Mandela Moment in Jerusalem

A Mandela Moment in Jerusalem

The Mandela Institute went the way of Oslo. Threats work. David Bedein, Israel Resource News Agency, 10/12/2013 11:56
Edelstein to Lead Delegation to Mandela Memorial

Edelstein to Lead Delegation to Mandela Memorial

Knesset Speaker MK Yuli Edelstein and five other MKs will represent Israel at memorial service for late South African President.Elad Benari, 10/12/2013 00:14
'South Africans Don't Hate Israel'

'South Africans Don't Hate Israel'

South Africa’s ambassador to Israel says Mandela identified with "the oppressed" but didn't hate Israel.Elad Benari, 09/12/2013 06:13
Netanyahu Won't Attend Mandela Memorial

Netanyahu Won't Attend Mandela Memorial

Prime Minister Netanyahu says he will not be attending Tuesday’s memorial for Nelson Mandela, cites financial and security reasons.Elad Benari, 09/12/2013 03:14
What Mandela's Legacy Can Teach Us About Zionism

What Mandela's Legacy Can Teach Us About Zionism

Nelson Mandela may not have been a friend of Israel, but we must shoulder some of the blame - and not be afraid to learn from his legacy. Ari Soffer, 08/12/2013 09:58
PA Uses Mandela's Death to Slam 'Occupation'

PA Uses Mandela's Death to Slam 'Occupation'

PA leaders liken late South African leader's fight against apartheid to their own struggle against "Israeli occupation."Elad Benari, Canada, 06/12/2013 21:27
Nelson Mandela Dead at 95

Nelson Mandela Dead at 95

Former South African president Nelson Mandela dies at 95 after suffering from health issues in recent years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2013 00:02
Court Documents: Mandela in Vegetative State

Court Documents: Mandela in Vegetative State

South African government denies Mandela is in a permanent vegetative state, as outlined in court documents.Elad Benari, 05/07/2013 04:46
Mandela's Condition Improves, Says Ex-Wife

Mandela's Condition Improves, Says Ex-Wife

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is showing “great improvement,” according to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/06/2013 00:23
Nelson Mandela on Life Support

Nelson Mandela on Life Support

Former South African president's condition continues to deteriorate.Elad Benari, 27/06/2013 03:13
S. Africa’s Nelson Mandela in Critical Condition

S. Africa’s Nelson Mandela in Critical Condition

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, 94, is still hospitalized in critical condition, as the nation prepares for “the worst.”Chana Ya'ar, 24/06/2013 16:21
Nelson Mandela in Critical Condition

Nelson Mandela in Critical Condition

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now in critical condition, officials say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2013 02:03
Mandela Hospitalized, ‘Serious Condition’

Mandela Hospitalized, ‘Serious Condition’

Former South African president Nelson Mandela is hospitalized in serious condition with another lung infection, officials say.Chana Ya'ar, 09/06/2013 10:48