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is a JTA correspondent in South Africa. A law graduate and psychology major, she is the Cape Town correspondent for the South African Jewish Report. She contributes to London's Jewish Chronicle, is a reporter for the Cape Jewish Chronicle and has been published in the Cape Times and Cape Argus.

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  • Serb police ban neo-Nazi rally

    A neo-Nazi rally planned in the Serb city of Nov Sad was banned following pressure from human rights groups and Jewish organizations.

  • Fasting to end war

    An interfaith group of religious peace activists blew the shofar on the steps of a church near the Capitol this week in a call for a day of fasting next month to end the war in Iraq.

  • Court rejects Corrie appeal

    A court rejected an appeal from the family of a U.S. activist seeking to sue Caterpillar for its alleged role in her death in the Gaza Strip.

  • Dylan davens in Atlanta

    Bob Dylan stopped into an Atlanta shul for Yom Kippur services.

  • Abdel Shafi dead at 88

    Haidar Abdel Shafi, the first lead Palestinian negotiator with Israel, has died.

  • Bush slams Egypt on human rights

    The Bush administration slammed Egypt for shutting down a human rights monitor.

  • Reform slams Senate on Iraq timetable

    The Reform movement decried the U.S. Senate’s failure to set a timetable for leaving Iraq.

  • Founder of Melton Mini-School dies

    Florence Melton, who in her 70s pioneered a concept in adult Jewish education that was named for her and became a global enterprise, died in Florida at the age of 95.

  • South African Jews cite bias in censorship group

    South Africa’s Jewish community has accused the country’s censorship watchdog group of anti-Israel, pro-Islamist bias.

  • Secular mother experiences outreach

    On the advice of her religiously observant daughter, a secular mother studied Torah in Jerusalem with an outreach group. She’s not buying a wig just yet, but feels enriched.