Mary Kluk writes for the Sunday Independant:
Holocaust Day about inclusivity, not bickering

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“One can’t just move on after decades of abuse, hate” writes Wendy Kahn.

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During the first week of May, the Jewish communities of seven South African cities will come together to mark Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day, Jews around the world remember the six million Jewish victims of Nazi tyranny – men, women and children singled out for mass extermination for no other reason than that they were Jews. Also remembered are the millions of other innocent people who died at the hands of the Nazi regime during World War II.

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Last night, Holocaus Survivor, Irene Klaas shared her memories with Masechaba Ndlovu on Power FM.

Listen to the podcast here.

 

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“Stories to expedite healing.”

4 May 2016

Wendy Kahn writes for The Star and Pretoria News. Read the full article here.  

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Jewish Affairs | Chanukah 2015

25 April 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Chanukah 2015 issue of Jewish Affairs has appeared. The Jewish Lithuanian legacy comprises a substantial part of this issue. Amidst the inevitable reflections on a community that did not die a natural death but was deliberately destroyed, in part with the connivance of the local population, it is […]

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Jewish Affairs | Pesach 2016

25 April 2016

Dear Subscriber Amidst the many hot-button issues confronting South Africa today is the need to confront anew the prevalence of racism and related intolerance within significant sectors of the population.  The problem has been exacerbated by the ease with which racist insults, slurs and incitement to hatred and even violence can now be disseminated, thanks […]

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MINISTER DAVIES PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE LATE BERTIE LUBNER

20 April 2016

MINISTER DAVIES PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE LATE BERTIE LUBNER The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has paid tribute to the late Bertie Lubner.  Minister Davies says he learned of the death of Bertie Lubner today, with great sadness. “Bertie played a significant role in the industrialization of this country through the companies […]

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The Field Band Foundation Salutes Bertie Lubner

19 April 2016

  It is with profound sadness that the Field Band Foundation marks the death earlier today of its co-founder and Honorary Life President, Mr. Bertie Lubner. From our very beginnings in 1997, Bertie has been an active and involved supporter of the Foundation’s outreach to more than 40 000 children of disadvantage across South Africa. […]

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SAJBD Mourns the Passing of Bertie Lubner: 11 March 1931 – 18 April 2016

18 April 2016

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies extends its condolences to the family and friends of Bertie Lubner who sadly passed away this morning. Bertie was an extraordinary man, contributing to many worthy causes. His vision and leadership were responsible for the creation and development of some of South Africa’s leading NGO’s including Afrika Tikkun, […]

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