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Abe Mirvish Collection

  • Collection
  • 2011-

The Abe Mirvish Collection consists of a large number of family photographs, documents and films depicting various aspects of Jewish life.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections. If you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Alderman Sol Kreiner Collection

  • Collection
  • 2022

The Alderman Sol Kreiner Collection Collection includes a number of materials donated by Sol Kreiner, Cape Town’ Mayor (1983 – 1985) Mr Kreiner was loved and appreciated by the people of Cape Town during his term in office. This collection contains images and newspaper articles from Mr Kreiner’s influential time as Mayor, as well as several letters addressed to him which express admiration for the work he did for the City.

Alderman Sol Kreiner represented Ward 8 – Woodstock, Salt River, Walmer Estate and District Six in Cape Town for 20 years from 1976, where he was responsible for launching a campaign to “stop urban decay”. Before going into politics, he was the sole owner and director of a textile company. He was a self-made man.

Sol Kreiner followed in his brother Louis Kreiner’s footsteps when he became Deputy Mayor and subsequently Mayor of Cape Town. Sol Kreiner’s Mayoralty has been commended for the energetic and unceasing work put in by Sol, who directed the refurbishment of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in order to market Cape Town as a tourist destination.

An avid sports fanatic, Sol Kreiner continued to make big contributions to Cape Town after his Mayoralty, when he brought the IAAF Cross Country Championships to Stellenbosch. He also participated in the campaign to bring the Olympics to Cape Town.
Alderman Sol Kreiner has described Cape Town as a city of compassion. “In the recipe of success, the key ingredients are people,” he has said. “I believe that every problem can be solved and I also believe that once you start something, you finish it.”

Alderman Sol Kreiner has met with dozens of high profile people, and shaken hundreds of municipal workers’ hands. South African Jewish Museum is grateful to the donors of this beautiful collection, Mr Sol Kreiner and Mrs Brenda Kreiner. The material is historically insightful for Capetonians and truly inspiring for the Jewish community.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections. If you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Anthony Morris Family Collection

  • Collection
  • YYYY

The Anthony Morris Video Collection contains digitised footage. It was donated by Anthony Morris and contains videos of the Morris family's travels around South Africa and overseas.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections, if you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Armed Forces Collection

  • Collection
  • 2013-

The Armed Forces Collection contains a number of photographs of both men and women who served in the First and Second World Wars. This Collection includes a handful of documentation pertaining to some of these servicemen and women.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections, if you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Barsel Family Collection

  • Collection
  • 2015-

The Barsel Family Photograph and Document Collection comprises a number of photographs of Esther Barsel and her family, including her husband Hymie Barsel. From photographs of Esther Barsel's childhood in Raguva, Lithuania to her political and activist career during Apartheid in South Africa. The Collection also contains a few documents including correspondence and geneology relating to the Barsel and Bahar families.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections, if you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Benjamin Pogrund Collection

  • Collection
  • 2012-

The Pogrund Interview Collection contains digital footage. It contains a single interview with Benjamin Pogrund in 2012. It is a wide ranging interview covering various topics including his family history, childhood, career in journalism, activities during Apartheid, and his Judaism.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections, if you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Benoni Park Street Synagogue Collection

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  • YYYY

The Benoni Park Street Synagogue Collection, donated by the South African Jewish Board of Deputies Archives includes a small number of photographs covering a large period of time of the Park Street Synagogue in Benoni, South Africa.

These photographs are well preserved and document the prominent names of those involved in the Synagogue. Those people include statesmen, executive committees, rabbis, the Synagogue choir and nursery school children.

On 15 October 1932, Dr Chaim Weizmann, President of the World Zionist Organisation and first President of the State of Israel, visited Benoni and the new Synagogue in Park Street. A photograph documenting his visit is included in the collection.

Dr Isaac Halevi Hertzog, Chief Rabbi of Israel, is also seen about to turn the first Sod for the Talmud Torah and Hall in 1952.
The Synagogue’s first Bar Mitzvah service, first Bat Mitzvah service and first wedding service are all included in the collection.
The Council photographs range in timeframe from between 1924 and 2009.

The Rose Kirschner nursery school images show children playing, dancing and singing. There are also names of the nursery school children included in the collection.

The collection also includes a photograph of the exterior of the Synagogue building.
This collection is historically fascinating as it deals with a prestigious South African Synagogue. Those involved on the Council are well recorded. The nursery is shown to have been a successful institution. The number of first services recorded shows how proud the Synagogue is of its history. The prestigious statesmen and rabbis who have been involved with the Benoni Synagogue is also testament to Park Street’s status as a premier synagogue in South Africa.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections. If you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Berger Family Collection

  • Collection
  • YYYY-

The Berger Video Collection contains digitised footage. It was donated by Solly Berger and contains one video showign a Zionist Youth Meeting near Cape Town.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections, if you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Birman Family Collection

  • Collection
  • 2015-

The Birman Family Collection comprises a number of photographs depicting the life and events of several generations of the Birman family. Amongst these photographs are a number of wedding images and photographs of Zionist Federation colleagues.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections, if you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

Blankfield Family Collection

  • Collection
  • YYYY-

The Blankfield Video Collection contains digitised footage. It was donated by the Blankfield Family and contains 12 videos showing the Blankfield family on holiday around South Africa, Europe, America and Mozambique as well as weddings, birthdays, safari's and trips to the beach.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections, if you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

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