Cape Town

South Africa’s ‘Great Big Challah Bakes’ Kick Off Global Shabbos Project

10/22/2015 - 20:00

Cape Town, South Africa - Flanked by guitars and drums, master of ceremonies Nicole Green grabbed a microphone atop the outdoor stage and shouted, “Are we ready to rock Cape Town?”

More than 1,700 Jewish women knead dough under a tent during the Great Big Challah Bake on Oct. 21, 2015 in Cape Town. RNS

Becoming Builders Of Jerusalem: The Model Just Society

05/21/2012 - 20:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

This week I was honored to deliver the Cape Town, South Africa, community-wide keynote address for Yom Yerushalayim. Hundreds gathered together in a powerful celebration of the liberation of Jerusalem 45 years ago (28th of Iyar 1967). I was reminded of the power of Jerusalem to unite the Jewish people.

Rabbi Yanklowitz is founder and president of Uri L'Tzedek, director of Jewish life and senior Jewish educator at UCLA Hillel.
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