Judaism

Jewish resistance to Zionism is on the right side of history

Confining people in effective Bantustans forces us to see Israel for what it is: a European project of domination

For justice: SA Jews support the academic boycott of Israeli universities

As South African Jews, we cannot sit by idly while the Israeli government commits similar atrocities to the former South African apartheid regime

Pupils punished for taking a knee during Israeli national anthem

Herzlia School says the two students face “disciplinary and educational” consequences

Einstein’s ‘God letter’ to go on sale for $1-million

​A handwritten letter from Albert Einstein about his thoughts on God, religion and his search for meaning is to go on sale in New York

Finding G-d in small things

Orthodox Judaism’s rituals can provide divine connection, even in a Highveld thunderstorm

Make the bat mitzvah more than ‘lite’

The very act of a girl reading from the Torah can shake Judaism out of its patriarchal stronghold and inspire her to become involved in the religion.

Row over messianic red heifer divides Jewish activists

Agriculture researchers, US exporters and Jewish activists clash over plans to breed a holy cow.

Into the afterlife

To find out what's next, after death Aneesa Fazel went soul searching, with the help of religious experts.

Busting the ‘right-or-wrong’ mentality on Israel

Amir Mizroch takes on Kevin Bloom's claim that SA's Jewry needs a messiah to lead them out of the darkness of their mentality on Israel.

Jerusalem engulfed as pilgrims mark Good Friday, Passover

Christians and Jews in the Holy Land are set to begin marking their most important festivals as Good Friday and Jewish holiday of Passover coincide.

The rise of the Afrikaner Christian Jew

A growing number of South Africans have started exploring Christianity's origins in Jewish scripture and ritual, under the term Messianic Judaism.

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it