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Through the Cape South African Jewish Board of Deputies (“Cape SAJBD”) engagement with the Registrar, Deputy Registrar and Ombudsman for Stellenbosch University over complaints it had received by members of
Press Release 08 March 2021 | 24 Adar 5781 The Cape SAJBD is saddened to learn about the vandalism that has taken place at the Hermanus Jewish Cemetery. The
by Gwynne Robins Many years ago, I was one of many in the packed auditorium who had come to listen to Jewish Chilean playwright and human rights activist Ariel
Jewish Care Cape Chairperson Philip Todres honoured our Executive Director, Stuart Diamond with the Chairperson’s Choice Award for Leadership at the JCC’s virtual Annual General Meeting on 26 October 2020.
Written for and originally published on DafkaDotCom on 5 August 2020 as part of the ‘Communal Matters: Exploring the Concerns of the South African Jewish Community’ series. Click for original.
Dear Cape Community At 17:00 on Tuesday 18 August the Cape SAJBD’s Public Ballot Election 2020 closed. On Wednesday 19 August, the provisional results of the public ballot were released
The Institue for Jewish Policy Research and the Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Cape Town in March 2020 released their findings after surveying the Jews of
by Gwynne Robins “I thought I had been through everything in the camps. I never thought I would be experiencing this,” a survivor confided to me. During the Holocaust —
Discover local Jewish history
Boasting high-tech exhibits, interactive multimedia installations and walk-through historical faithful recreations, the custom-built South African Jewish Museum has a lot to offer those visiting Cape Town. For more information, visit www.sajewishmuseum.org.za
A short history of Jewish Cape Town
“In one of the world’s most beautiful cities, we find a small but vibrant Jewish community who have made notable contributions in South Africa and abroad.”