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A Stone Throw Away

I was driving to an appointment a few weeks ago, half listening to a debate on the radio when the words, “Our Prophet Mohammed, peace be upon him” caught my ear, so to speak. I turned up the volume and

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Olga Meshoe – Israel’s Warrior

I had never heard of Olga Meshoe but pretended that I had. Although I could not attend the Johannesburg Israel solidarity event on August 3rd 2014, where no less than 12,000 people came out to voice their support for Israel,

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South Africa and the Dalai Lama

The South African Government has a long history of supporting the disenfranchised and the oppressed. That is if they are Palestinian. They haven’t been too bothered with the terrible plight of the Zimbabweans who are on our doorstep (actually they

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Does Social Media Make Us Angry

Over the last few months I have written a fair number of articles that I have had published on various online as well print mediums. They have ranged from taking South Africa media to task over distorted and quite frankly

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For South African Jews the Gaza War is not Over

The ceasefire was already in place last week when we flew to Israel from Johannesburg. It was a short 4 day trip, with just enough time to attend the wedding we were traveling for, see some family and friends, have

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Johannesburg Voted the World’s Most Unfriendly City

In a recent survey conducted by CN Traveler, Johannesburg was rated the world’s most unfriendly city. It is said to be more unfriendly than Paris, with all those French speaking people, and Moscow where no one speaks at all. I

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Not With a Bang But a Whimper

And suddenly we have a ceasefire. The sirens have fallen silent, the air is still and life resumes. Bewildered and perplexed, unnerved and untrusting, hopeful and skeptical we have to wonder what just happened. As people emerge slowly and tentatively

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A World Gone Mad

Is it that time in the circle of our history again? It seems just yesterday that some of us, the fortunate ones, emerged broken and scarred from the rubble of a still smoldering Europe. When we struggled to recover from

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Bring Back Ugly Babies!

I was feeling slightly nostalgic earlier today. I was remembering a time, back in May 2014, when Facebook was filled with ugly children and overweight parents building sandcastles on polluted beaches. A time when we could brag about holidays that

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The Protocols of the Elders of Zion – for Dummies

Unlike John Lennon I’m no dreamer. I don’t imagine a world where we stand together as one, at least not yet. And given the latest media assault, counter assaults, petitions and counter petitions, statements and rebuttals, allegations and denials, I

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