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.
January 20, 2009 2:05am
African National Congress lawmakers said Israeli abuses against Palestinians “make apartheid look like a Sunday school picnic.”
January 17, 2009 3:45am
The Palestinian ambassador to South Africa told parliament that Hamas was mostly to blame for the Gaza Strip war.
January 13, 2009 8:16pm
A letter from a group of Jewish South Africans published in a Cape Town newspaper tells Jewish leaders who support Israel’s Gaza operation not to speak for them.
July 1, 2008 9:00am
With Zimbabwe in the throes of an economic and political crisis, the country’s tiny Jewish community is holding steady. Most say they don’t want to leave.
February 27, 2008 10:00am
South African Jews are feeling unnerved by a wave of violence in which several Jews have been murdered over the past few months and by the political ascendancy of a controversial figure who is likely to be the next president.
September 26, 2007 9:00am
While the emigration of South African Jews to places like Australia has slowed in recent years, three decades of flight continues to vex a community still struggling to adapt.
February 14, 2007 10:00am
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.
December 6, 2006 10:00am
South Africa’s Jewish community has accused the country’s censorship watchdog group of anti-Israel, pro-Islamist bias.
December 3, 2006 10:00am
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.
May 14, 2006 9:00am
Following pressure from the community, South Africa’s president promised Jewish leaders that he would not meet with Hamas members after all.