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Last year in April, when we were young, I was asked to be part of a panel that addressed fake news and COVID-19. It was

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Tonya and Me

My conversations with Tonya are always fun. Each week, on my radio show we take a look at the big news stories that have dominated

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Love and Light

Much like Gwyneth Paltrow, I am not sure if I will be able to cope with another lockdown. If government statistics are to be believed,

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Bill and Melinda Gates

News that Bill and Melinda Gates are to get divorced after 27 years of marriage, hit me hard. Not because I know them, or their

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Freedom Day 2021

For one day only, I have chosen to make a list of what living in South Africa in 2021 has allowed me the freedom to

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The truth about Pesach

The truth about Pesach is that most of us overdo the food. I am sharing my thoughts on what we do to ourselves when preparing

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Eskom & Covid

South Africans started to receive the COVID vaccine on the 17th of February. Four weeks later, roughly 147,753 have received the shot. The daily average sits at 5910 according to Media Hack who have calculated that it should take the country 18 years, 6 months and 8 days to vaccinate 67% of the population.

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Potatoes & Perspective

There are some advantages to war, famine and to illness. Limited though they are, they generally, at the very least, force us to consider what is and what is not important.

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Cancel or at least postpone Purim

I am not sure that we need Purim this year. I felt the same about the High Holidays back in  2020 when we were much younger, thinner and fitter. But not really that fit.

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The Villain and the Victim

Whereas there might be many faces to Jacob Zuma, most of them can be condensed into two primary themes. He is either the villain, ominous and threatening and openly defiant of the law, of the NEC, and of the wishes of the country.

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