Jtalk this week: Irwin Manoim on history of progressive movement in SA


Following the service on Shabbat mornings, Beit Emanuel hosts an interesting and informed speaker on a thought-provoking topic. Sessions run for approx. an hour starting at approx. 11.15 am.



Irwin Manoim – Part 2 – History of the Progressive Movement in South Africa. The arrival of impoverished German Jews. The building and rebuilding of Temple Israel. Chief Orthodox rabbi hijacks Temple Shalom launch. Controversy over Jabotinsky visit.  Split with Cape Town community.


Mitchel Joffe Hunter – The NSFAS studential crisis


Raymond Suttner – “Passion, compassion and struggling for freedom in South Africa”


Ray Sher Topic to be advised


Laura Dison – “Who gets into university? What are the issues around eligibility for higher learning?”



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