CHOL – South African Community History On-Line

August 11, 2021 by Community Editor
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The last of three Zoom sessions exploring various approaches used to recreate Southern African Jewish communities online.

Facebook & Zoom, the Southern African Jewish Community Website:  Preserving the footprint of the southern African Jewish Community.

Presented by Dave Bloom | Partner at Exsys & Professional Personal Historian, Israel


A Place to Reflect & Find Comfort: The evolution of a site from a database of graves to a fundraising platform and a service to the community.

Presented by Eric Berger | Executive Director of the Cape Town Jewish Cemetery Maintenance Board


Preserving Family & Communal Histories:  An introduction into the ways in which we preserve original materials and make them accessible for future use.

Presented by Katie Garrun | Archivist at the Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies, Cape Town

The session will be moderated by Prof Adam Mendelsohn.

When/Time:  Aug 11, 2021 11am Johannesburg,  7pm Sydney, Melbourne, 5pm Perth, 10am London.

Register in advance for this meeting:


If you missed the first two sessions, you can watch a recording of them on the SAJM YouTube channel:

Session 1:

Session 2:


For further information about this series:


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