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  • S. Africa’s Jewish community offers prayers for Mandela

    July 1, 2013 | 9:59 am

    South Africa’s chief rabbi, Warren Goldstein, conveyed the Jewish community’s prayers and support to the daughter of ailing former President Nelson Mandela.

    Mandela, 94, remains critically ill in a Pretoria hospital.

    Dr. Makaziwe Mandela thanked the Jewish community on behalf...

  • Mandela family’s message to Jews

    July 1, 2013 | 9:19 am

    This letter was conveyed last week by South African Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein:

    Dear Friends

    I hope you are well.

    This morning I spoke to Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, President Nelson Mandela’s daughter, to convey our community’s prayers and support. She asked me to thank...

  • I am proud to be Litvish

    By Salvador Litvak

    March 9, 2013 | 9:23 pm

    This is a phenomenal book. Since I began my journey back to Judaism, I have been blessed to learn from so many Chassidic masters that I often joke I'm a Litvak who's not so Litvish. Perhaps I should I've realized I'm pretty Litvish when I "accidentally" encountered the Talmud on...

  • South Africa’s chief rabbi defends Tutu

    January 18, 2011 | 10:07 am

    South African Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein has slammed a petition seeking the removal of Desmond Tutu as patron of two Holocaust centers in South Africa.

    “I believe it is wrong to call for the resignation of Archbishop Desmond Tutu as a patron of the Holocaust Centre,” Goldstein...