His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini addresses ANC top six and emphasizes the importance of the SA / Israel relationship Last week, His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini addressed the newly elected top six ANC members lead by party President Cyril Ramaphosa, at his “Osuthu Palace” in KwaNongoma. In his speech, he spoke at length on the…

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) and the South African Zionist Federation (SAZF) strongly condemn the ANC’s resolution to downgrade the South African Embassy in Israel. We question the motives behind this discriminatory decision that would effectively prevent South Africa from playing any mediatory role in bringing about peace or dialogue between Israel…

The Israel in South Africa and South African Friends of Israel (SAFI – a project of South African Zionist Federation) have embarked on a joint project with the aim of exploring South Africa and Israel’s diversities and similarities. Last week two Israeli instagrammers came to South Africa to photograph the vast cultures and landscapes across…

Shimon Peres: An official statement

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD), the South African Zionist Federation (SAZF) and the United Jewish Campaign (UJC), together with the Israeli people and the broader international community, joins in mourning the passing of Shimon Peres, visionary world statesman, peace activist and inspirational founding father of the State of Israel. In a political…