Point of Interest

South African Jewish Museum

South Africa / Africa

The South African Jewish Museum at 88 Hadfield Street, was opened by former President Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) in 2000.  It provides the history of one of the greatest Jewish communities of the diaspora.  It is described as a marvel of modern architecture, a rectangular block from the outside, with a swirling spiral staircase within.  It showcases interactive displays, audiovisual presentations and artefacts dating back to the earliest roots of South African Jewry.  It traces the cultural history of Jews, Jewish life and Judaism.  It also houses one of the world’s finest collections of Netsuke.

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