SACRED’s Yom HaShoah Memorial

On the 27th April the South African Centre for Religious Equality and Diversity (SACRED), an affiliate of the South African Union for Progressive Judaism, held a ‘Memorial and Tribute to the Victims and Survivors of Genocide and the Holocaust’. As a Jewish …

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Kansas City JCC Attack

Sacred condemns the Kansas City JCC attack and sends the people who are suffering loss and tragedy our heartfelt condolences. It is testimony to the senselessness of this crime that the gunman shot randomly at people standing in the vicinity of the …

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Press release by SACRED on Uganda’s anti-LGBT law

  PRESS RELEASE The South African Centre for Religious Equality and Diversity condemns Uganda’s anti-LGBT law It was with great sorrow that SACRED learned that by the passage of Uganda’s anti-LGBT law the already serious plight of Uganda’s LGBT community has been …

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Looking to the future

“The wider board discussion was a highlight of the night for me and I liked how active all of the speakers and participants were. I was honoured to have been a part of the event and look forward to working with you on …

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An Honour

I would like to thank you for arranging the successful event last night.   I hope that SACRED will continue leading such dialogue in the spirit of human respect and dignity.  What a way to honour Nelson Mandela.

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Thank You

“My thanks go to you for bringing this group of people together and for organizing this event. I found it interesting and inspiring – certainly something to be repeated in one form or another. Also, great choice of venue, loved it!” (Rev …

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2014 Calendar

2014 Calendar Cross-over Purim (15, 16 March) Human Rights Day (21 March) Yom Ha’Shoa (27 April) Freedom Day (27 April) Pesach (14 – 22 April) Shavuot (3 – 5 June) Youth Day (16 June) Rosh Ha’shana (24 – 26 September) Heritage Month …

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SACRED’s History

On 01 September 2011 SACRED was launched at the Women’s Jail on Constitution Hill in Johannesburg. The high profile event was attended by over 90 guests and included luminaries from Jewish and other religious communities in South Africa. Speaking at the launch, …

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