Tags: SAZF Statement

Shimon Peres: An official statement

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD), the South African Zionist Federation (SAZF) and the United Jewish Campaign (UJC), together with the Israeli people and the broader international community, joins in mourning the passing of Shimon Peres, visionary world statesman, peace activist and inspirational founding father of the State of Israel. In a political…

SAZF (Cape Council) statement condemning the slaughter of Palestinians in the Yarmouk refugee camp

We are saddened to witness the brutal slaughter of over one thousand Palestinian residents of the Yarmouk Refugee Camp, near Damascus, by an alliance of Islamic State and the Jihadist Al-Nusra Front. This camp which at one time housed over 100,000 descendants of refugees, has during the past 5 years of the Syrian Civil War,…

The SAZF Cape Council sends its condolences to the families of those killed in Peshawar suicide attack

The SAZF CAPE Council sends our condolences and sympathies to the families of those killed today in the two suicide bombings at Christ Church and St John’s Catholic Church in Lahore. The Islamic extremist group Jamatul Ahrar, a branch of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility. Although only comprising 2% of the Pakistani population, the Christians…

  On behalf of the South African Zionist Federation (Cape Council) we would like to offer our deepest condolences for the death of the 21 Christian men all executed by ISIS. The SAZF deeply condemns this unacceptable crime that was committed by these cowardly terrorists. The world, is facing the increasing threat of Islamist extremism,…