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Nelson Mandela revisits his prison cell on Robben Island in 1994, four years after his release from prison.
Celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela
UCT Libraries celebrate the extraordinary life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as 'Madiba'. The Libraries hold many unique photographs, films, and documents relating to the life and struggles of Nelson Mandela. As a tribute to...
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The Jewish Studies Library contains an interdisciplinary multilingual collection of books, pamphlets and periodicals in the field of Jewish Studies. It also holds an extensive collection of archival materials from Jewish institutions and private...

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Monday, 26 June 2017
Jewish radical ultra-orthodoxy confronts modernity, Zionism and women's equality
New Book at JSL: Jewish radical ultra-orthodoxy confronts modernity, Zionism and women's equality

In Jewish Radical Ultra-Orthodoxy Confronts Modernity, Zionism and Women's Equality, Motti Inbari undertakes a study of the culture and leadership of Jewish radical ultra-Orthodoxy in Hungary, Jerusalem and New York.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 13:00
The Iranian Talmud
New Book at JSL: The Iranian Talmud: reading the Bavli in its Sasanian context

Although the Babylonian Talmud, or Bavli, has been a text central and vital to the Jewish canon since the Middle Ages, the context in which it was produced has been poorly understood. Delving deep into Sasanian material culture and literary remains, Shai Secunda pieces together the dynamic world of late antique Iran, providing an unprecedented and accessible overview of the world that shaped the Bavli.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 13:00
Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi
New Book at JSL: Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Reveals the influence of Selden on a number of early modern poets and intellectuals, including Shakespeare, Jonson, Milton, Marvell, Harrington, Stubbe, Culverwel, and Newton. Supplies new information about the impact of Hebraic thought on the history of religious toleration. Augments our understanding of Selden as philologist and historian by examining for the first time in detail the post-biblical rabbinic and talmudic studies that constitute his most mature scholarship

Publication Date:
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 14:30
The complete works of Primo Levi
New Book at JSL: The complete works of Primo Levi

The Complete Works of Primo Levi, which includes seminal works like If This Is a Man and The Periodic Table, finally gathers all fourteen of Levi’s books—memoirs, essays, poetry, commentary, and fiction—into three slipcased volumes.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 14:30

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