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, 20 November 2017
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
Jews and American Politics: Historical Ideals and Contemporary Realities

The Kaplan Centre and the SA Jewish Museum invite you to a talk by Dr. Jonathan Sarna on Wednesday 17 August.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 15:15
“Can Jews and Christians Pray Together?”

Cape Town Interfaith Initiative and Kaplan Centre invite you to participate in a dialogue: “Can Jews and Christians Pray Together?” on Wednesday 17 August 2016

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 07:45