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Hashalom is published monthly under the auspices of the Council of KwaZulu-Natal Jewry, the KwaZulu-Natal Zionist Council and the Durban Jewish Club for the benefit of the Jewish community of KwaZulu-Natal. The first issue was published in September 1923.

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EDITORIAL

ZIONISM EQUALS EVIL

Over the past few months the Jewish community has been involved in counteracting the threats ..Read more>>


OUT OF PERSPECTIVE

Of public goods and naked body -surfing

Like everyone else, I use public goods like parks and beaches. I don’t often go ..Read more>>


MISHNA IMPOSSIBLE 17

Compromise is not a dirty word

Tractate Berachot, 11 ..Read more>>


ISRAEL

Giant women’s peace rally calls for ending conflict

30,000 people attend Women Wage Peace rally in J’lem; sidestepping specifics, they call for end to hostilities through any mutual political accord; bereaved father and former MK Shnaan: ‘Stop terrorism and stop occupation. Let’s live for memory of o ..Read more>>


ISRAEL

THE YEAR THAT WASN’T: THE TOP 10 STORIES OF 5777 THAT DIDN’T HAPPEN

5777 was the year that wasn’t. So much could have happened, was speculated about, worried about, kvetched about, but… ..Read more>>


ISRAEL

BIBI PROBES ENTER DECISIVE ROUND

It has been seven months since his last questioning, and the picture for Netanyahu is decidedly grimmer. ..Read more>>


JEWISH WORLD

The truth is that the Jewish people is not just a fictional construction, but a genetic reality.

The Jews’ miraculous continuity is not without its casualties. ..Read more>>


JEWISH WORLD

STEVEN SPIELBERG: A LEGEND BEHIND THE CAMERA

In new HBO documentary about his life, Steven Spielberg discusses his Jewish upbringing, his illustrious career and the movie that changed his life forever ..Read more>>


JEWISH WORLD

President Trump Did the Right Thing by Walking Aw ay from UNESCO — for Now

By withdrawing from UNESCO – again – President Trump is sending a powerful message to the international community: that we will no ..Read more>>


JEWISH WORLD

Holy Tembel: Iconic Israeli Hat, Now Recognized by MoMA

The ‘kova tembel’ hat was once a symbol of hard-working, Zionist Israel, but disappeared in the 80s. Now it’s staging an unlikely comeback in a fashion exhibit at the Museum of Mordern Art in New York ..Read more>>


BUBKES

Hide and Seek

Continuing his lyrical plea, the psalmist beseeches Hashem: “Do not hide Your face from me ..Read more>>


PAST TENSE

HASHOLOM November 1942- Extracts.

EDITORIAL – Surprise, surprise – entitled “THE DURBAN JEWISH CLUB” ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

DPJCAd

the DPJC CELEBRATES SUKKOT ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

Eden College

Tu …….Tu…..Tu was the sound emanating from the Judaica Centre each morning, ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

UJW

ANOTHER YEAR ANOTHER BRAAI ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

DUHC

A Time of Reflection and Joy: The High Holy Days and the Festivals ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

DJSS

MY AMERICAN TRIP ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

DIVOTED

Yet again the Yomtov clothing appeal across the country was extremely successful! ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

Beth Shalom

Beth Shalom has welcomed two new residents namely Mrs Barbara Wachs and Mrs Sue Waner, we wish both ladies many happy years of living at Beth Shalom. ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

Mazaltov Leah Suchet

The Royal Society of South Africa, founded in 1908, is an independent ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

TALMUD TORAH

Many children and their parents have enjoyed learning chumash with Rabbi Garber ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

Young Israel Center

Every Sunday morning during the school term, Cheder lessons take place at the Young Israel Centre. ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

KZNZC / PROJECT 10

Project Ten Cohort 4 ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

UJC

he month of Tishrae is jam-packed with holy days; Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Toarh. ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

Akiva CollegeAd

The final week of the third term was full of exciting activities ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

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Netzer ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

ABOVE BOARD

At the time of writing, preparations are being finalized for the World ..Read more>>


COMMUNITY NEWS

Cooking with Judy & Linda

BERRIED TREASURE ..Read more>>