Tania Schrire

Tania Schrire

The Tania Schrire collection is one of several donated via the Progressive Jewish Congregation in Cape Town. Included are images and documents from Joel Adam Schrire’s barmitzvah which took place in 1976, honour certificates issued to Tania Schrire by the Cape Town Jewish Reform Congregation Hebrew School (in Hebrew and Judaism), and several papers published by the Progressive Jewish Congregation itself (such as the invitation to a confirmation service which took place in May 1977).  ...
Jessica Sherman

Jessica Sherman

Included within the Jessica Sherman collection are several photographs of family and their travels – one taken within the South African section of public gardens in Israel. Several older photographs of the couple are present, one taken at a formal dinner. Finally, a portrait of a young man completes the collection....
Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation

Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation

Donated by Rabbi Greg Alexander, the Cape Jewish Progression Congregation collection contains material such as letters, photographs and newspaper clippings concerning well-known members of the community. There are also several certificates issued in the early 1900s. A ‘Royal Antediluvian’ Order of Buffaloes certificate issued in 1910 is included, inducting one Mr J Kossick to the “ancient and honourable order in the D’Israeli lodge’.  A large, illuminated Hebrew Order of David certificate is also present, certifying A P Bender Esq. as a brother in March of 1923. The certificate is unfortunately rather damaged, ruining the illustrations on the left side. About Temple Israel…  ...