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.
The Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies at UCT conducted a groundbreaking study that involved interviews with a representative sample of Urban Black South Africans in Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town. This is a selection of findings from the larger study. Analysis and interpretation of these findings is available in the full report and in the ten page summary version. Click here to access the report, summary, survey questionnaire, and raw data.