How an Orthodox rabbi and behavioral economist are trying to make Sabbath cool again.
South Africa’s chief rabbi called on the Jewish community not to shelter or support Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who fled Israel after accusations of sexual assault.
South African Jews sought to distance themselves from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial decision to snub Nelson Mandela’s memorial service.
Thousands of Jews packed a Johannesburg synagogue to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela — a man they dubbed South Africa’s Joseph.
South African-Israeli relations sunk to one of its lowest points after a government minister suggested avoiding visits to the Jewish state to protest its policies.