Companion To The Haggadah

Introduction In an age when the cement of Jewish tradition, which in more dangerous times held our people together, is crumbling under the assault of secular, modern forces and, today, the Corona pandemic that has so devastatingly intruded on our lives and kept families away from the Seder table, when young people, in particular, have…

This month the SA chapter of “Zionism Equals Apartheid” gang is girding its loins to play its role in delegitimising Israel. Their crocodile tears as they invoke the plight of the Palestinians carries no weight against the backdrop of the slaughter going on today in the Middle East and North and East Africa, a human…

Sabreen Saadi is set to become the first hijab-wearing Muslim woman to attain the rank of lieutenant in the Israel Police. Saadi comes from a traditional Muslim family in a Bedouin town in northern Israel. Since 2016, when the Israeli government established a special unit aimed at improving policing and security in the country’s Arab…

MRN Media Statement 15 July 2017

The Editor Saturday Argus   Dear Sir The 140,000 Druze living in Israel, thousands of whom belong to Druze Zionist movements, are Arabic-speaking citizens of Israel, an offshoot of several monotheistic and Abrahamic religions, and serve in the Israeli Defence Forces just as most citizens do in Israel. Members of the community have attained top positions…

Reversing the roles of Perpetrator and Victim: A Response to the Cape Times

SAZF Cape Council’s Rodney Mazinter responds to Media Review Network ‘journalist’ Suraya Dadoo’s virulent Cape Times article Yesterday, two Palestinians, taking advantage of Israel’s freedom of association, calmly walked into a crowded Tel Aviv restaurant, ordered food, and then rose from their seats with guns drawn. They injured 20 Israelis – murdered four – before…

The big problem with the polemic published in the July 24th Cape Times (Voices growing in numbers to support Gaza innocents) is its sources, none of which is independent and all of which has shown disproportionate bias towards Israel in their previous faux determinations. From 18th – 22nd May 2015, a High Level International Military Group, made…

Ill-judged views about Israel

The Editor The Cape Times Dear Sir In their ill-judged views about Israel, Messrs Daitz, Sanders and their hero, Terry Crawford-Browne (Cape Times May 18, 2015 Tactic condemned) choose to waste their time at checkpoints peering into the West Bank where the brave boys and girls making up the Israeli Defence Force provide a strong deterrent that ensures…