"South Africa" Archives

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Crime can be beaten – the CAP story of hope

At the recent Jewish Achievers Awards dinner the CAP organisation was recognised with an award for community service. The Chief Rabbi and Bradley Sifris received the award on behalf of CAP. Here is the acceptance speech delivered by Rabbi Goldstein.

06 September 2010

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Judging Israel

The Jerusalem Post interviewed the Chief Rabbi about comparisons between Israel and apartheid South Africa.

11 August 2010

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Striving Together for Excellence

With the World Cup upon us and excitement at a fever pitch, we need to tap into this positive energy to transform and uplift our world and our lives.

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24 June 2010

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Our Government Needs Compassion

The key to a successful future is a government of compassion.

11 May 2010

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The Importance of Open Synagogues

In spite of Judge Goldstone’s Mission findings, the principle of synagogues being the home of G-d and open to all is central to Judaism.

08 April 2010

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Inaugurating President Zuma

The Chief Rabbi’s message at the time of the inauguration of Jacob Zuma.

09 May 2009

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Praying for the President

The Chief Rabbi’s prayers and hopes for government as the new members of parliament are sworn in.

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07 May 2009

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Helen Suzman Eulogy

Eulogy of Helen Suzman given at her funeral at West Park Cemetery.

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04 January 2009

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In Defence of the Child

An extract of a speech delivered at the Chief Rabbi’s Enriching Tomorrow Forum which was also addressed by Graca Machel, on the topic of ‘In Defence of the Child.’

20 September 2008

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Israel Is Not an Apartheid State

To accuse Israel of apartheid is unfair and untrue and diminishes apartheid’s real victims.

03 August 2008

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