3 edition of Oudtshoorn, Jerusalem of Africa found in the catalog.
Oudtshoorn, Jerusalem of Africa
by Friends of the Library, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg
Written in English
|Statement||Leibl Feldman ; edited with an introductory essay by Joseph Sherman ; translated by Lilian Dubb and Sheila Barkusky ; historical notes and commentary by John Simon.|
|Contributions||Sherman, Joseph., Simon, John.|
|LC Classifications||DS135.S62 O884 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 206 p. :|
|Number of Pages||206|
|LC Control Number||91115806|
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This book was translated into English: Feldman, Leibl. Oudtshoorn, Jerusalem of Africa. trans. by Lilian Dubb and Sheila Barkunsky inedited with a introduction by Joseph Sherman and historical notes and commentary by John Simon.
Friends of the Library, University of Witwatersrand: Johannesburg. Limited edition of copies. Oudtshoorn, Jerusalem of Africa by Feldman, Leybl at - ISBN - ISBN - Friends of the Library, University of the Witwatersrand - The "Jerusalem of Africa" as Oudtshoorn was known, had a proportionately larger concentration of Jews than any other centre in South Africa.
As Leibl Feldman informs us, the vast majority of Jews in Oudtshoorn came from two Jewish communities in Lithuania, Kelm and Shavel. My wife Carrie and I were delighted about our recent discovery that the Riverview Lodge in Oudtshoorn, South Africa, which we stayed in, was the site of a former Jewish day school.
Oudtshoorn is a relatively isolated frontier town on the edge of the desert in the western. This book was translated into English: Feldman, Leibl. Oudtshoorn, Jerusalem of Africa. trans. by Lilian Dubb and Sheila Barkunsky inedited with a introduction by Joseph Sherman and historical notes and commentary by John Simon.
Friends of the Library, University of Witwatersrand: Johannesburg. Limited edition of copies. ISBN As a result, Oudtshoorn came to be known as "the Jerusalem of Africa". Two synagogues were built, the first in and the second inand the first South African Hebrew school was established in Oudtshoorn in InOudtshoorn's population had grown to.
In fact, the town was named, with some degree of exaggeration, Yerushalayim beDerom Afrika – the Jerusalem of South Africa. Ostrich farming started in the Oudtshoorn region around and in the beginning of the industry ostriches were farmed exclusively for their beautiful feathers. Oudtshoorn is one of South Africa’s most interesting Jewish historic centres.
So vibrant was the Jewish community that the town was named, with some degree of exaggeration, 'Little Jerusalem' or 'Yerushalayim beDerom Afrika' (Jerusalem of South Africa). The community grew up in a short space of time around the trading of ostrich feathers, as prices for the feathers soared and Jews flocked to.
Buy Oudtshoorn, Jerusalem of Africa by Leybl Feldman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Leybl Feldman. Oudtshoorn, Jerusalem of Africa Editor: Leibl Feldman, with introductory essay, by Joseph Sherman Translators: Lilian Dubb and Sheila Barkusky (from Yiddish edition.) Historical notes and Commentary by John Simon.
Johannesburg: The Friends of the Library, University of Witwatersrand, ISBN: Additional comment. When the drought was finally broken by floods in the depression lifted and Oudtshoorn was transformed from a struggling village to a town of great prosperity.
At one time there was a large Jewish immigrant population mostly from Lithuania and the town was known in the Jewish world as "Jerusalem of Africa". Oudtshoorn has the most sunny days in South Africa – it has sunshine days, four summers and sunny, dry winters. The Beginning The area in which Oudtshoorn is situated (the town regarded as the capital of the Little Karoo) was originally inhabited by the San people, as evidenced by the many rock paintings that are found in caves throughout.
Oudtshoorn was known as "Little Jerusalem" and "The Jerusalem of South Africa." On the High Holy Days most of the businesses in Oudtshoorn were closed, as they were Jewish owned. Discover how Lithuanian Jewish immigrants have grown with Oudtshoorn, earning this town the nickname of "Little Jerusalem".
Interesting booklet I discovered in the library. Some extracts follow. Some inaccuracies (and bias) can be pointed out. Oudtshoorn (or the neighbouring area at least.
Bishop of Oudtshoorn (South Africa) ( – ) Titular Bishop of Vardimissa ( – ) Vicars Apostolic of Oudtshoorn (Roman Rite). The award-winning Canadian Jewish News (CJN) is Canada’s largest, weekly Jewish newspaper with an audited circulation of nea and.
The town was then known as the Jerusalem of Africa - a consequence of the large resident community of jewish feather merchants. That's about all the history there is though.
The book is a more a biography, and the ostrich is the common theme, the link between Nixons early youth in South Africa and his adult life in his adopted home - the s: 8.
Earthbound B&B: The Jerusalem of South Africa - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Earthbound B&B at Tripadvisor. Oudtshoorn Tourism Oudtshoorn Hotels TripAdvisor reviews.It is my personal feeling that a number of the children in the Polish Children's Home in Oudtshoorn were Jewish.
The very placement of this Catholic orphanage in Oudtshoorn, a town largely settled in the first half of the 20th century by Lithuanian Jews, and once called the Jerusalem of Africa.