Despite recieving help from the Israeli government in the negotiated release of his 22-year imprisonment, Goldberg remained a vocal critic of Israel and avid supporter of the BDS movement.
Mandela read Anne Frank’s Diary during his long imprisonment in Robben Island and he said that the book gave him strength.
Interesting comparison can be made between players in the local scene and these historical figures.
Nelson Mandela had the unique ability to engage both sides of a conflict – he spoke to leaders from China and Tibet, the USA and Cuba, Palestinians and Israelis.
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Hundreds of letters written by Nelson Mandela while in prison reveal his anger, passion and longing.
Several well-known Israel advocacy figures took the government to task on Twitter in response to its ridiculous claims.
How will the new ANC leader’s election affect South African Jewry and ties with the Jewish state?