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This past week I had the pleasure of visiting my friend and colleague at the Lauder Business School in Vienna, Austria for the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. As an observant Jew, living in Bologna always poses a challenge, but the difficulties are exponentially greater during the Jewish holidays. With a community of just twelve moderately religious families, finding a place to eat, celebrate, or even pray and learn can be a huge challenge. With that in mind, I asked my friend if I could come for a visit.
The Jewish community of South Africa has played a pivotal role in the unfolding history of our country. From pioneering the establishment of cities and founding industries to playing leadership roles in the anti-Apartheid struggle, Jewish South Africans have made great contributions. Even today, many Jews are passionately committed to making a difference in the lives of their fellow South Africans. No matter what part of the globe they may currently call home, a key group of Jewish South Africans work to ensure that the dream of a better future for all is realized.
Protection Challenges: The Role of Faith-Based Organizations and Communities
Even as you read this article, the crisis in Syria is worsening and the estimated 600,000 people who have fled their homes since the outbreak of the civil war there face another day of struggling to survive. They are just some of the millions who have been displaced in conflicts the world over. Ethnic tensions and inequitable access to land have also led to renewed violence in the east and north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, resulting in the internal displacement of over 2.2 million people. The UNHCR estimates that almost 70,000 people have fled into neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda.
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