A ONCE IN A DECADE OPPORTUNITY. The Kaplan Centre at the University of Cape Town and the Institute for Jewish Policy Research (JPR) in London will be carrying out a survey of South Africa’s Jewish community early in 2019.
Rachel Bloch House, home to the Kaplan Centre since 1989, will reopen in October 2018 after major renovations that will provide new spaces for study, work, teaching, and exhibitions, as well as an light, airy, and welcoming cafeteria.
The Kaplan Centre and the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre will take a second group of UCT student leaders to Poland and Germany in November 2018 to visit a range of Holocaust and other memorial sites with the intention of exploring how both societies have grappled – and continue to grapple – with very difficult pasts. The tour is made possible by generous sponsorship of Investec. Photo: Ayanda Nxusani.
UCT invites applications for a study tour for student leaders to Germany and Poland from 24 November – 4 December 2018 that will visit a range of challenging Holocaust and other memorial sites with the intention of exploring how both societies have grappled – and continue to grapple – with very difficult pasts.
"Milton Shain, emeritus professor of history at the University of Cape Town, specializing in the history of Jews and anti-Semitism in South Africa, tells the very different story of a Jewish settlement in the New World."
Join Michael Stanislawski, Professor of History at Columbia University and visiting Professor at the Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies, for a six-part lecture series that explores and critically interrogates the genesis, history, and impact of the Zionist movement.