The World Jewish Congress National Directors’ Forum for 2017 was held in Cape Town. Sixty leaders from fifty countries visited beautiful Cape Town for their annual conference, taking in this beautiful city and getting to know this remarkable community. The Gala Dinner held at the Lookout on the Waterfront provided an opportunity for the global Jewish leaders to interact with South African Jewish community leaders, government, parliamentarians, political parties, business people, academics and media. And it was quite the party!
Rising concerns over the proliferation of antisemitic conspiracy theories within the ANC’s Western Cape branch was the main subject addressed during a first-ever meeting between the SAJBD and newly-appointed ANC Secretary-General Ace Mogashule on Tuesday afternoon. The meeting, which took place at the ANC’s Luthuli House headquarters, was attended by the Board’s National Chairman Shaun Zagnoev, Vice-President Zev Krengel and National Director Wendy Kahn.