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Aspects of Jewish life in South Africa

Bernard Moses Casper

Aspects of Jewish life in South Africa

three lectures

by Bernard Moses Casper

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Published by Friends of the Library, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg .
Written in

  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- South Africa -- History.,
    • South Africa -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby B.M. Casper, A. Geyser, I. Norwich.
      ContributionsGeyser, A. S., Norwich, I., University of the Witwatersrand. Friends of the Library.
      LC ClassificationsDS135.S6 C37 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3130201M
      ISBN 100854946543
      LC Control Number82243393

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Johannesburg: Friends of the Library, University of the Witwatersrand, []. Reprinting and licensing enquiries.

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For more details contact Martyn Samuels [email protected]   Before World War II, numerous Jewish emigrants left Lithuania for South Africa. In his debut novel, Kenneth Bonert tells the story of a.

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'You can find 'Judaic' tribes in Ghana, Nigeria, Mali, Uganda, Cameroon, South Africa, Zimbabwe and even in Sao Tome,' says author Edith Bruder. Reuters. Revealing the hidden aspects of SA Jewish history “Phillips has uncovered and interpreted material that adds colour and nuance to our portrait of the foundation of Jewish communal life in South Africa.

“Sometimes these documents – synagogue minutes, correspondence, maps – have redrawn that picture entirely his goal has been to. About the Author -- Aspects of the Jewish Economic History Marcus Arkin Marcus Arkin, director-general of the South African Zionist Federation, was formerly head of Economics at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, where he 5/5(58).

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JOHANNESBURG, largest city in the Republic of *South Africa ; center of the world's most important gold producing city was founded inwhen gold was discovered on the Witwatersrand.

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