The Great Debate #MakeUsCount

Join in this year’s Great Debate and engage with leaders from five political parties as they discuss issues pertinent to the community. Make your voice heard by sending your questions to yanir@sajbd.org or tweet your questions using #MakeUsCount. 

11 April
7:30pm 

11April
7:30pm
Cyril Harris Community Centre, Great Park Synagogue 
Queries: 011 645 2504
Limited spaces available

Email yanir@sajbd.org with your name and ID number to book your seat. 

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.