The Cape Jewish Chronicle congratulates Dr Sally Frankental on her recent article on SA Jewish women for The Shalvi-Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women, published just in time for Women’s Day.
Read it here: https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/south-africa
Sally Frankental is a socio-cultural anthropologist who taught in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Cape Town (1973-2009) and was the first director of the Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research (1980-1992). She was a member of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (Cape Council) (1980-84) and one of the founding members of the anti-apartheid organisation Jews for Justice. She served as the South African Country Coordinator for the ‘Cities in the 21st Century’ study abroad programme (1999-2018) and travelling faculty for the programme (2011-2014). Her main research interests are ethnicity, identity, migration, and urban studies, as well as South African Jewry and Israeli society.
The Shalvi/Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women features thousands of biographic and thematic essays on Jewish women around the world.
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