My Talks at the Great Park & Gardens Shuls

 Traces and Memories of Jewish Life 

Connecting to our Litvak shtetls
The Great Park Synagogue RCHCC, Johannesburg
5 February 2017 at 7:30pm


The Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the Gardens Shul, Cape Town


Chaim Bargman has been a beloved guide and genealogist for international Jewish-interest tourists in the Kaunas (Kovno) area for decades, and was immortalized in the late Dan Jacobson’s Heshel’s Kingdom (1998).

With a previous speaker, Dr Samuel Kassow in Seattle WA

With Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Program Director of Polin, Warsaw