Geoff Sifrin (Haaretz)


2,000 South African Women Join Mass Challah Baking

By Geoff Sifrin (Haaretz)

2,000 South African Women Join Mass Challah Baking
More than two thousand South African Jewish women converged on a street in Johannesburg’s Glenhazel neighbourhood two weeks ago to learn the intricacies of preparing challah – the bread Jews customarily eat on Friday nights when saying Kiddush to mark the onset of Shabbat.Read More


South Africa University Hit by Anti-Israel Protest

By Geoff Sifrin (Haaretz)

South Africa University Hit by Anti-Israel Protest
A proud bastion of anti-apartheid, Wits University, found itself the target last week after the Johannesburg school hosted an Israeli jazz quartet - triggering a round of protests by anti-Israel activists.Read More



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