Prof Adam Mendelsohn (UCT) and Gavin Morris (SA Jewish Museum, Cape
Town) recently spent several hours visiting the Country Communities
Project of the SA Friends of Beth Hatfutsot housed at Beyachad,
Prof Mendelsohn has written a great letter of commendation, which I or Elona
Steinfeld can forward on request.
Credit goes to Rose Norwich and Adrienne Kollenberg who founded this
project many years ago, and to Elona and her team who work on the
research and publication. To date there are 5 published volumes:
Volume 1: Northern Transvaal and the Great Escarpment @ R400 a copy;
Volume 2: Northern, Eastern, and South-Western Cape; Great Karoo, West Coast,
Namaqualand, Boland @ R400 a copy;
Volume 3: Southern and Eastern Cape; Camdeboo, Cape Midlands, Garden
Route, Little Karoo, Overberg and Transkei @ R400 a copy;
Volume 4: Kwa-Zulu Natal @ R400 a copy;
Volume 5; Free State @ R450 a copy.
The order form is available >from museum@Beyachad.co.za, which is the
address for Elona. Postage costs are extra.
There are 2 additional volumes nearing completion. One relates to the
East Rand, Germiston, etc.