Community History On-Line Presentations
On this page we list the presentations made by the CHOL community, with links to where you can read about or see a video, etc.
See each session again by clicking the individual links below (the most recent is at the top)
Clicking on the title cell of any column sorts the table by that column (clicking again reverses the sort order).
|14||2023: Apr 16||Stories #5||Psychiatric illness, political experiences in apartheid SA, unloved family member||Sheila Swartzman, Karine Schomer, Harry Friedland|
|13||2023: Mar 14||CHOL-IC #3/2||Creating a Community Website - Example: Stellenbosch||Geraldine Auerbach (chair), Dave Bloom (Zimbabwe), Eli Rabinowitz (many sites), Gary Sussman (Vryburg), Bramie Lenhoff (Upington), Katie Garrun (Kaplan Centre), Gail Loon Lustig (Bellville), Gerald Potash (Stellenbosch)|
|12||2023: Mar 08||CHOL-IC #3/1||The small Jewish communities of Brandfort, Ceres, Stellenbosch and Beaufort West||Faisia Shaskolsky, Jos Kahn, Gerald Potash and Natie Finkelstein|
|11||2023: Feb 19||Stories #4||Miners’ strike, death, poetry, military, and bagels||David Kaplan, Fonda Dubb, Sheila Swartzman, Harris Green, Raphael Shevelev / Gail Lustig|
|10||2023: Jan 22||Stories #3||A tribute to Anthony Fagin, who died suddenly in 2022, by friends and family who read his story Vredefort|
|9||2022: Oct 24||Stories #2||Personal essay, narration, memoir||Stanley Loon, Glenda Levitt, Harry Friedland, Basil Porter, Anthony Fagin|
|8||2022: Sep 21||Update #1||New CHOL website, Share your Stories, Jewish-Afrikaner relations, SA Jewish cookbooks, German refugees newsletter, SA Kehilalinks||Geraldine Auerbach, Gail Loon Lustig, Ivan Kapelus, Gavin Beinart-Smollan, David Lewin, Eli Rabinowitz|
|7||2022: Aug 22||Stories #1||Personal memoirs, true stories, fiction||Solly Kaplinski, Sheila Swartzman, Lynette Karp, Glenda Levitt, Richelle Shem-Tov|
|6||2022: Apr 13||CHOL-IC #2/3||Wits med grads, GPs in N Subs Cape Town, Old Jo'burg||Geraldine Auerbach, Gail Loon Lustig, Marc Latilla|
|5||2022: Apr 6||CHOL-IC #2/2||Upington, SA-SIG, Small communities, Film archives||Bramie Lenhoff, Roy Ogus, Rabbi Moshe Silberhaft, Sean O'Sullivan|
|4||2022: Mar 30||CHOL-IC #2/1||Pros and cons, UJW, Starting a family archive||Gwynne Schrire, Karen Kallman, Leila Bloch|
|3||2021: Aug 11||CHOL-IC #1/3||Zimbabwe, Virtual cemeteries, Kaplan Centre archive||Dave Bloom, Eric Berger, Katie Garrun|
|2||2021: Aug 4||CHOL-IC #1/2||Vryburg, Muizenberg, Woodstock/Salt River||Gary Sussman, Rabbi Ryan Newfield, J-P Burke|
|1||2021: Jul 28||CHOL-IC #1/1||Kimberley, JewishGen, SA Jewish Museum archives||Geraldine Auerbach, Eli Rabinowitz, Leila Bloch|
CHOL International Conferences (CHOL-ICs)
Hosted by the South African Jewish Museum and the UCT Kaplan Centre, nearly 100 people from all over the world signed up to tune in to CHOL Zoom International Conferences. Each conference was presented in three, weekly sessions. Each session included three or four speakers. They are stored on the Jewish Museum YouTube channel.
Share Your Stories
See more about this project on the Stories page.