Outspoken Rabbis: Speaking Truth to Power in Apartheid South Africa
From top to bottom, left to right. Rabbi ES Rabinowitz's book, Ascend the Mountain; Rabbi David Rosen; Rabbi Selwyn Franklin & Rabbi Jack Steinhorn.

Outspoken Rabbis: Speaking Truth to Power in Apartheid South Africa

Written for and originally published on DafkaDotCom on 5 August 2020 as part of the 'Communal Matters: Exploring the Concerns of the South African Jewish Community' series. Click for original.…

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Words matter.

Over the last few months, the board has witnessed engaged debates and discussions among our community — about COVID-19 and what we should do about it, about PPE, about schools…

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Sentencing of Matome Letsoalo: Magistrate says hate speech will not be tolerated

As issued by the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) [national] Today, the Randburg Magistrates Court sentenced Matome Letsoalo to three years imprisonment, suspended for five years, for threatening…

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Full Statement: After Long Fight, ADL is Relieved at Facebook Announcement That It Will Remove Holocaust Denial Content

New York, NY, October 12, 2020 — ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) is relieved by Facebook’s announcement that it was updating its hate speech policy to prohibit any content “that denies…

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