Jews in South Africa: A study of their economic and political conditions until 1948

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Eng . Asma Ghani Daoud


The history of the Jews in South Africa began under the rule of the British Empire, and followed a general pattern of increased European settlement in the nineteenth century. Early discovery and settlement from the seventeenth century to the early nineteenth century.The Jews were a tool for strengthening and strengthening diplomatic and military relations between Israel and South Africa. The Jewish community in South Africa differs from the Jewish communities in other African countries. Most of the South African Jews settled there, while the Jews of other countries immigrated most of them to Israel.The Israeli interest in the African continent is due to the fact that Israel is an advanced base for modern colonialism in the region. The reasons for Israel’s interest in the black continent were in several aspects, namely: the strategic security aspect, the political aspect, and the economic aspect.

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