The South African Jews for Palestine (SAJFP) held their Shabbos in solidarity with Palestine

By Kouthar Sambo The South African Jews for Palestine (SAJFP) held their Shabbos in solidarity with the besieged Palestinians in Gaza outside the Muhammadiyah Mosque in Tennyson Street, Salt River today. Themed “Shabbos against Genocide in Palestine,” SAJFP’s Julia Hope said Shabbos is regarded as a day of rest where[…]

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Ritual animal slaughter ban unites Muslims & Jews against European ‘ecofascism’ – Zizek

Belgium’s creeping ban on kosher and halal slaughter reeks of “right-wing ecology,” not animal rights, Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek tells RT, noting that secular slaughterhouses are far greater hotbeds of animal cruelty. “If you’re just somebody concerned with suffering of animals, wouldn’t it be more logical to begin with what[…]

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Why advocate for Palestinian rights?

OPINION by Marthie Momberg Why do civilians campaign publicly on the relentless matter of Israeli oppression of all Palestinians? Is it not a waste of time, an “irresolvable deadlock”, and a “disastrously confused situation”? Why willingly expose oneself to violence in its many forms? Why be involved in this struggle[…]

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SA urged to remember the Holocaust

On Wednesday, the United Nations as well as various other organisations around the world will commemorate the UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In 2005 the United Nations General Assembly designated the 27 January as a day of commemoration for Holocaust victims. The date coincides with the day of the liberation[…]

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Right-wing Jews tour Al-Aqsa compound

Dozens of right-wing Jewish Israelis entered the Al-Aqsa mosque compound under the protection of Israeli forces on Sunday morning to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. Director of the compound Sheikh Omar al-Kiswani said that tensions quickly rose after the group of up to 50 right-wing Jewish Israelis began to[…]

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