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Rabbi vs. Rabbi Blackmail Case Rocks South Africa

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Rabbi vs. Rabbi Blackmail Case Rocks South Africa
A bizarre case of blackmail by one rabbi on another has come to light in Cape Town, South Africa, according to the Afrikaans-language newspaper Rapport.Read More


Bogus South African Sign Language Interpreter Stars in Ad for Israeli App

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Bogus South African Sign Language Interpreter Stars in Ad for Israeli App
The bogus sign language interpreter whose meaningless gestures during Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in December made international headlines is about to get his second 15 minutes of fame – as the star of a viral ad campaign for a Tel Aviv-based live-streaming app called LiveLens.Read More


NBA's Donald Sterling Tells Girlfriend, 'In Israel, Blacks Are Treated Like Dogs'

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NBA's Donald Sterling Tells Girlfriend, 'In Israel, Blacks Are Treated Like Dogs'
L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling was caught on tape telling his girlfriend that “in Israel, blacks are treated like dogs” to justify his racist rant against African-Americans.Read More


Manischewitz: Now Brought to You by Bain Capital

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Matzot on a cooling conveyor Manischewitz factory in Newark, New Jersey. Photo by Bloomberg via Haaretz Read More


South Africa Steps Up Anti-Israel Policy

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South African ministers are currently refraining from visiting Israel, the nation’s International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane was quoted as stating on Friday by the Sunday Times.Read More






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