History of the Jews in South Africa
The history of the Jews in South Africa mainly begins with the European settlement in the 19th century. The early patterns of Jewish South African history are almost identical to the history of the Je...
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Jody Scheckter
My tribute to Jody Scheckter - South Africa's Formula 1 Worldchampion. 1972 - 1980 for Mclaren, Tyrrell, Wolf and Ferrari.
Joel family
The Joel family of England was headed by three brothers, Jack, Woolf and Solomon, who made a fortune in diamond and gold mining in South Africa. Their father was Joel Joel (1836–1893) and their mother...
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Shula Marks
Shula Eta Marks, PhD, OBE, FBA (born 14 October 1938, Cape Town) is emeritus professor of history at the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London. She has written at least s...
Ronni Kahn
Ronni Kahn is an Australian social entrepreneur, best known for founding the food rescue charity, OzHarvest.
Born in South Africa, Kahn moved to Israel where she lived on a kibbutz for many years ...
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Pieter-Dirk Uys
Pieter-Dirk Uys (/ˈeɪs/) is a South African satirist, active as a performer, author, and social activist.
Uys was born in Cape Town on 28 September 1945, to Hannes Uys, a Calvinist Afrikaner fathe...
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Robert Holmes à Court
Michael Robert Hamilton Holmes à Court (27 July 1937, Johannesburg, South Africa – 2 September 1990, near Perth, Western Australia) was an entrepreneur who became Australia's first businessman w...
Donald Gordon (South African businessman)
Sir Donald Gordon (born 24 June 1930 ) is a South African businessman and philanthropist.
Educated at King Edward VII School in Johannesburg before doing his articles to be a Chartered Accountant ...
Guy Caminsky
Guy Caminsky (born July 4, 1977 of Durban, South Africa) is one of South Africa's leading ten-pin bowlers. He finished in 13th position at the 2006 AMF World Cup and was crowned the 2008 World Tenpin ...
Kara Janx
Kara Janx is a South African fashion designer best known for her participation as a contestant on the second season of Bravo's Project Runway, which aired from December 2005 to March 2006.Born Kara Ja...
Aubrey Levin
Aubrey Levin (born December 18, 1938) is an ex professor of clinical psychiatry at the University of Calgary until March 2010, when his license was suspended by the College of Physicians and Surgeons...
Cecil Margo
Judge Cecil Stanley Margo (born 10 July 1915, Johannesburg, died 19 November 2000, Johannesburg) was a member of the South African judiciary.
He was the fifth child of Saul Lewis Margo and Amelia ...
William Kentridge
William Kentridge (born 28 April 1955) is a South African artist best known for his prints, drawings, and animated films. These are constructed by filming a drawing, making erasures and changes, and f...
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Tikvah Alper
Tikvah Alper (1909–1995) trained as a physicist and became a distinguished radiobiologist. Among many other initiatives and discoveries, she showed that the infectious agent in Scrapie did not contain...
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Gustav Saron
Gustav "Gus" Saron (1905 – 1989) was associated with the South African Jewish Board of Deputies for almost half a century. He was appointed Secretary in 1936 and General Secretary in 1940. He ...
Shaun Rubenstein
Shaun Rubenstein (born 5 November 1983 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa) is a South African canoer.
As a junior canoeist, Rubenstein competed in all forms of the sport, from sprints to river...
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Hilda Bernstein
Hilda Bernstein (London, 15 May 1915 – 8 September 2006) was a British-born author, artist, and an activist against apartheid and for women's rights. She was born Hilda Schwarz in London and emigrated...
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Louis Washkansky
Louis Washkansky (1913 – 21 December 1967) was the recipient of the world's first human heart transplant.
Washkansky was a Lithuanian Jew who migrated with his friends from Slabodka to South...
Sol Kerzner
Solomon (Sol) Kerzner (born 23 August 1935) is a South African accountant and business magnate. Kerzner was born in Troyeville, Johannesburg, the youngest of four children to Jewish Russian immigrant...