Jews in New Cities

View photographs from the Jews in New Cities conference, held in July 2019.  

2019 Survey of Cape Town's Jewish Community

The Kaplan Centre conducted a study of the Cape Town Jewish community that involved collecting and analysing communal data from a variety of organisations and conducting 770 face-to-face interviews with a random sample of community members. The finding

The boy who would build a nation

While Denis Goldberg never built SA’s own Suez Canal, the UCT honorary doctorate recipient certainly became one of the country’s finest nation-builders.

The Jewish Community Survey of South Africa

The Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Cape Town is in the process of conducting the Jewish Community Survey of South Africa (

Zionism: Its impact and critics

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 genesi

A Study of Attitudes towards Jews among Black South Africans

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 stu