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Moira Schneider RSS

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.


  • ANC lawmakers rip Israel

    African National Congress lawmakers said Israeli abuses against Palestinians “make apartheid look like a Sunday school picnic.”

  • P.A. South Africa envoy blames Hamas

    The Palestinian ambassador to South Africa told parliament that Hamas was mostly to blame for the Gaza Strip war.

  • Letter protests South African Jewish leaders

    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.

  • Zimbabwe Jews holding out

    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.

  • Ukraine mezuzah project

    Volunteers in Ukraine are putting up free mezuzahs in Dnepropetrovsk.

  • Soccer player apologizes for Hitler costume

    An Australian soccer player who dressed up as Adolf Hitler apologized for offending the Jewish community.

  • Politics, violence worry S. Africa Jews

    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.

  • Lithuania investigating Holocaust historian

    Lithuania is investigating a former chairman of Yad Vashem on suspicion that he murdered civilians during the Holocaust.

  • Olmert: Still time to stop Iran nukes

    Iran can still be prevented from acquiring nuclear weapons, Ehud Olmert said.

  • Leading Ukrainian official to visit Israel

    Ukraine’s deputy prime minister will visit Israel.