Milton Shain is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Historical Studies and a former director of the Isaac and Jessie Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Cape Town. He has written and edited several books on South African Jewish history, South African politics, and the history of antisemitism. His latest book, A Perfect Storm. Antisemitism in South Africa, 1930-1948, published in 2015 by Jonathan Ball Publishers, won the Recht Malan Prize (Media 24) for English and Afrikaans Non-Fiction for 2016.
Our Voice of the Week is Ambassador Dore Gold, President of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, giving a public lecture on the archaeology, history, and the status of international law concerning Jerusalem, as well debunking the persistent myths which seek to undermine the Jewish connection to the Holy City.