It’s local government election time! Volunteer now to be a member of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies' 'Make us Count' Election Observer Team and witness South Africa's democracy in action.
Based in part on her own research, this review essay by Veronica Belling looks at a fascinating new biography of an very unusual Jewish woman
We are delighted to publish an extract from Dominique Malherbe's acclaimed new book on a remarkable Jewish woman and her relationship with one of the icons of Afrikaans literature.
How true a reflection of the Afrikaner-Jewish relationship was the pre-1948 antisemitism of the Afrikaner Press and Politicians? ((Part 1)
Ivan Kapelus considers the respective histories and complex relationship between of two distinct South African communities
The conflict between High Commissioner H L Samuel and Lt.-Colonel F H Kisch in Mandatory Palestine, 1923-4
Two distinguished Jewish members of the British establishment find themselves at loggerheads in the early years of the Palestine Mandate.
Idealism, disillusionment and survival - for Joseph Glazer, moving to Stalin's Soviet Union was an adventure that quickly became a nightmare.
Kathy Munro reflects on the life, achievements and lasting influence esteemed architect, architectural historian and heritage activist Clive Chipkin (1929-2021).
Dead Sea Scrolls authority Simon Berg look at the compilation of the Jewish sacred scriptures and considers the accuracy of their transmission down the centuries.
A new book on the SA Progressive movement throws welcome light on a previously neglected aspect of local Jewish history .
How a Jewish family, the Ginsbergs, were instrumental in making rooibos one of the world's most popular herbal teas and an important export item for South Africa
Celebrity concerts for Israel in 1950s South Africa - Louis Kentner, Danny Kaye, Chayela Rosenthal and others
A program for a 1955 concert recalls how famed Jewish entertainers performed in South Africa on Israel's behalf.
The latest compilation by archivist J-p Burke of recent publications of South African Jewish interest.