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 Fortnight is from the Telos-Paul Piccone Institute. "Historians on Ideology and Politics in the 1948 War: October 7 and the Aftershocks of World War II" features Jeffrey Herf, Matthias Küntzel, and Benny Morris.