FROM CAPE JEWISH ORPHANAGE TO ORANJIA JEWISH CHILD AND YOUTH CENTRE, a hundred years of caring for our children, 1911-2011

: Belling (V.)

R 250.00
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197pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2014


A history of the Oranjia Jewish Child and Youth Centre from its founding in 1911 as the Cape Jewish Orphanage to its centenary.

"A diligent and deeply researched reconstruction of an important and vital Jewish institution in Cape Town. Veronica Belling adds massively to our knowledge of Jewish welfare and concern. An invaluable social history. There is much to celebrate." Professor Milton Shain, Director, Isaac and Jessie Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research, University of Cape Town

Veronica Belling was the Jewish Studies Librarian at the Isaac and Jessie Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research at the University of Cape Town from 1981-2012. She is currently Honorary Research Associate to the Kaplan Centre. She is the author of Bibliography of South African Jewry and Yiddish Theatre in South Africa: a history from the late nineteenth century to 1960.