Pretoria's chief rabbi joins attempt to hold the nation's leader accountable for his behavior.
Judge Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane says 'well-connected' rabbi remains flight risk as he awaits extradition to Israel over alleged sex crimes.
The decision meant that Berland, 78, wanted for sex crimes in Israel, would remain at Johannesburg Prison through Passover and until his extradition order is signed by the Minister of Justice.
Lawyer for Rabbi Eliezer Berland, 78, gets into shouting match with magistrate.
Magistrate orders Rabbi Eliezer Berland be kept in a single cell and that his wife and assistant may bring him kosher food twice daily.
Rabbi Eliezer Berland, accused of rape by female followers, is transferred to notorious Kgosi Mampuru prison.
Rabbi's lawyer says he's not a criminal but 'at loggerheads with the [Israeli] government over ideological issues pertaining to the Palestinians.'
Eliezer Berland, who has been on the run since 2012, evaded arrest near Johannesburg this month.
South Africans go to the polls on May 7 for the fifth election since the end of White rule in 1994.
Arrested in Dubai in August, on decade-old charges of manslaughter, he was unaware that in 2002 he had been found guilty in absentia of killing a three-year old leukaemia patient in Abu Dhabi.
The ANC declared it was 'unapologetic in its view that the Palestinians are the victims and the oppressed in the conflict with Israel.'
One of South Africa's greatest legal figures and a stalwart fighter in the struggle against apartheid, Chaskalson died of cancer at age 81.
Director of South African Jewish Board of Deputies denounces trade minister's decision to label imports from Gaza, West Bank and East Jerusalem as stemming from 'occupied territories.'
Cyril Karabus, an elderly doctor arrested in Dubai in August on manslaughter charges stemming from a 10-year-old case, was granted bail after the court appointed an independent inquiry into the charges, that Karabus denies.
Cyril Karabus, an elderly doctor arrested in Dubai in August on manslaughter charges stemming from a 10-year-old case, was denied bail after the hearing was adjourned; he is set to apply again on Thursday.
South African Jewish leader says minister ignored the community when passing a law requiring labels to identify products as from the West Bank.
Howard Sackstein, founder of the Jewish Anti-Apartheid movement, says ANC’s latest emphasis on anti-Israel action is the result of trying to win Muslim votes.
Citing solidarity with Palestinians and pointing to a long history of anti-apartheid activism, the student union of University of the Witswatersrand declared an academic and cultural boycott of Israel.
The South African Zionist Federation decided to play hardball after realizing that negotiating with Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies would lead nowhere.
South African Jews Outraged at Plan to Label West Bank Products as From 'Israeli Occupied Territories'
Cabinet spokesperson Jimmy Manyi announces that goods produced in the West Bank should now be labeled as such; Jewish Community leaders say plan is 'appalling' and 'divisive.'
Delegation of mayors bows to pressure from BDS group, calls off planned trip; deputy foreign minister: 'We discourage South Africans from visiting Israel.'
Ina Perlman, a South African Jewish activist who quietly saved millions in the face of starvation with Operation Hunger, the organization she founded at the height of apartheid, died at the age of 86.
Rally called in Pretoria to protest minister's ruling that West Bank products can't carry "Made in Israel" tag.
Jewish leaders troubled over series of canceled events but Ron Davies insists: Attitude towards Israel, Palestinians unchanged