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Jewry and Cape society

Milton Shain

Jewry and Cape society

the origins and activities of the Jewish Board of Deputies for the Cape Colony

by Milton Shain

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Published by Historical Publication Society in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Cape of Good Hope
    • Subjects:
    • Jewish Board of Deputies for the Cape Colony -- History.,
    • Jews -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- History.,
    • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Milton Shain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS135.S62 C367 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2801767M
      ISBN 10062006529X
      LC Control Number83232641

      The history of the Jews in South Africa mainly began under the British Empire, following a general pattern of increased European settlement in the 19th century. The early patterns of Jewish South African history are almost identical to the history of the Jews in the United States but on a much smaller scale, including the period of early discovery and settlement from the late 17th century to the early Australia: 15, The Jews of Cape Ann, Massachusetts, and the community they built is chronicled in The Jewish Community of Cape Ann: An Oral History. Starting soon after the Civil War, Jews began arriving in the fishing port of Gloucester and the smaller towns nearby. In many ways, their story is much like that of any other Jewish community in the New World.

      The most ancient communities of African Jews are the Ethiopian, Sephardi, and Mizrahi Jews of North Africa and the Horn of Africa.. In the seventh century, many Spanish Jews fled persecution under the Visigoths to North Africa, where they made their homes in the Byzantine-dominated cities along the Mediterranean arrived after the expulsion from Iberia. Publication Society of America, the divergent renderings from the Revised Version prepared for the Jews of England, the marginal notes of the Revised Version, and the changes of the American Committee of Revisers. Due weight was given to the ancient versions as establishing a tradition of interpretation.

      Cape Town professor Milton Shain reflects on the role of these Jews in South Africa. The situation in the mids was very tense. The Stuttgart steamship arrived at the end of October and. The Cape Verde Islands, an Atlantic archipelago off the coast of Senegal, were first settled during the Portuguese Age of Discovery in the fifteenth century. A "Crioulo" population quickly evolved from a small group of Portuguese settlers and large numbers of slaves from the West African coast. In this important new study, Dr. Richard Lobban sketches Cape Verde's complex history over five.


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Cape Town: Jewish Publications, Kaplan Centre, See also Sefer Hazichrones (Yiddish). The part played by Jews is evident in the history and development of the Cape Colony, the Transvaal and Orange River Republics, and Natal, in their merger into the Union of South Africa () and into a Republic ().

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