SAJBD pays tribute to Veronica Sobukwe

She epitomised the courage, endurance and loyalty of the innumerable women whose husbands or partners were imprisoned, banned or exiled because of their political activities yet continued to further their ideals while also raising families and serving their communities. South Africans owe her, and all the other unsung heroines of the liberation struggle, and enduring debt of gratitude. 

Recent Articles

RACISM: DO THE DUCK TEST

Zev Krengel writes in the Sunday Independent.  His piece is a response to Zane Dangor who questioned whether Jewish leadership were using criticism of Israel to silence debate.  In this article Krengel applies the “Duck test” as an indication of antisemitism.

Yanir Grindler writes for the Daily Maverick "The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is complex enough without the shouting."

Equating Zionism with racism is far too easy a way out of proper debate around the roots of the conflict in the Middle East, and Israel Apartheid Week serves to exacerbate rather than defuse the tensions. The time has come for rational debate in an attempt to find common ground between the two opposing sides, rather than slogan-shouting.