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South African anti-apartheid activist Denis Goldberg dies at age 87

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.

30/04/2020
Michael Italiaander paints Anne Frank's influence on Nelson Mandela.

Anna Frank’s influence on Nelson Mandela portrayed by 97-year-old artist

Mandela read Anne Frank’s Diary during his long imprisonment in Robben Island and he said that the book gave him strength.

A Palestinian protester burns a replica Israeli flag as another holds a Palestinian flag

A Palestinian Mandela and an Israeli de Klerk

Interesting comparison can be made between players in the local scene and these historical figures.

Mandla Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, speaks to reporters in South Africa

Mandla Mandela – importing conflict, creating dissent

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.

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi enters a military courtroom at Ofer Prison

Ahed Tamimi to be honored by Nelson Mandela’s grandson

Teenager will receive award for her ‘bravery and resistance’

NELSON MANDELA walks out of the Victor Verster Prison near Cape Town in February 1990, after spendin

Defiant missives

Hundreds of letters written by Nelson Mandela while in prison reveal his anger, passion and longing.

By BOB DROGIN/ LOS ANGELES TIMES
25/07/2018

S. African gov't blasted for demanding Israel withdraw from Gaza

Several well-known Israel advocacy figures took the government to task on Twitter in response to its ridiculous claims.

Nelson Mandela outside his home in 2005

South Africa then and now

By JONATHAN DANILOWITZ
25/04/2018
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma (left) sings next to the newly elected president of the ANC, Cyr

Cyril Ramaphosa, the Jews and Israel

How will the new ANC leader’s election affect South African Jewry and ties with the Jewish state?

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