The Director of the Kaplan Centre is Associate Professor Adam Mendelsohn, who also teaches in the Department of Historical Studies
Where to find us
The Centre is situated in Rachel Bloch House on UCT's Upper Campus
Café Kaplan
The Kaplan Centre houses the Kosher Café Kaplan. Operating hours: 08h00 to 15h00 Monday to Friday (Closed for Jewish holidays; Closed for the end-of-year university vacation)
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Monday, 23 July 2018
Did the Jews ever control the news?

The Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies at UCT and The SA Jewish Museum, invite you to a talk by Irwin Manoim.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 09:15
Upcoming exhibition: The First Jewish Americans: Freedom and Culture in the New World

Associate Professor Adam Mendelsohn, Director of Kaplan Centre, has curated an exhibition in New York City running from 28 October 2016 until 26 February 2017.

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 17:30
The Helen Suzman Memorial Lecture - SAVE THE DATE

The Helen Suzman Foundation, in association with the Gordon Institute of Business Science and the Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research at UCT, invites you to the Annual Helen Suzman Memorial Lecture.

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 16:00
International Conference: Jews in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

The Kaplan Centre, in collaboration with others, recently held a very successful international conference titled Jews in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 09:00