African Jewish Congress

Violence Reduces Zimbabwe Jewish Community

Some Jews decide to stay, some make new homes in South Africa

12/02/2010
Staff Writer

Johannesburg — During his latest visit to a small Jewish community north of South Africa, Rabbi Moshe Silberhaft dealt with his usual duties as spiritual leader to half a continent: carrying medical supplies, arranging worship services, comforting elderly Jews.

But he didn’t have to help plan for an evacuation.

Rabbi Moshe Silberhaft
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