Chanukah 2009

by The SAJBD on 17 March 2010

in Jewish Affairs

Chanukah 2009 Jewish Affairs

In this edition:

JEWS IN THE ANGLO-BOER WAR

  • Jewish Bittereinders in the Anglo-Boer War by David Saks
  • Wartime letters by British Jewish Servicemen, 1899-1900
  • Harry Spanier: An Untoward Jewish Soldier by Ann Rabinowitz

IN MEMORIAM

  • “A Bright Star in a Chamber of Darkness”: Helen Suzman and Her Legacy by Rhoda Khadalie
  • Recollections of Helen Suzman by Colin Eglin
  • The Ultimate Dreamer: A Lament for Monty Sack by Bernard Levinson

FIGHTERS FOR ZION

  • Vladimir Ze’ev Jabotinsky – Fighter, Visionary, Zionist by John Simon
  • Some Gentile Zionists by Cecil Bloom

ESSAYS AND REFLECTIONS

  • A Brief Journey through Spanish-Jewish History by Bernard Katz
  • The Jews of Harbin by Tony Leon
  • Not Forgotten by Irina Shub
  • Chanukah – The Answer to Eskom by Wolfy Matz

BOOK REVIEWS

  • The Quest for Community: A Short History of Jewish Communal Institutions in South Africa, 1841-1939, reviewed by David Saks
  • How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End, reviewed by Gary Selikow

NEW POETRY

  • Ben Krengel, Lewis Levitz and Tamar

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) is the central representative institution of the South African Jewish community.

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