1 May 2010
Puppetry shows up controversy in South Africa
In the South African world of political controversy, there has recently been a great divide caused by the honorable Judge Richard Goldstone, expected not to attend his grandson’s barmitzvah, because it would draw large protests against his anti-Israel United Nations report. The Chief Rabbi of South Africa Warren Goldstein commented that the UN report "has unfairly done enormous damage to the reputation and safety of the State of Israel and her citizens. " The South African web-based puppetry satire team ZA News recently got their own Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela to comment on this controversy. Tutu quipped "you don't have to be Jewish to be Jewish, but it helps..."