Sally Frankental

Sally Frankental, who teaches in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, was the first director of the university’s Kaplan Center for Jewish Studies and Research. Her current research focus is on issues of migration, ethnicity and citizenship, combined with a continuing interest in South African Jewry. She also teaches Contemporary Jewry in the university’s Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies.

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South Africa

The South African Jewish community is a highly organized, relatively affluent community, estimated at between eighty thousand and ninety thousand Jews in 2001—less than two percent of the total white population and 0.5 percent of the total population. Despite these small numbers and continuing emigration, the South African community remains one of the twelve largest Jewish communities in the world.

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