The African Jewish Congress is the co-ordinating body whereby the smaller Jewish communities in Sub-Saharan Africa can retain their links with world Jewry. The focus of the AJC is:
* To enable the smaller Jewish communities to give their members viable and vibrant Jewish spiritual lives.
* To co-ordinate the fight against anti-Semitism.
* To promote the interests of the State of Israel.
* To give Africa and African Jews a voice in international Jewry through a proper forum. The African Jewish Congress is affiliated to the South African Jewish Board of Deputies and the World Jewish Congress. ... [according to site editor's information]
UOS is the coordinating organisation of Orthodox Synagogues throughout South Africa. It is the largest Jewish religious organisation in the country and caters to the needs of approximately 25000 Jewish families. With its essential range of services, the UOS is instrumental in ensuring Jewish life is properly maintained and will continue to flourish throughout South Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
As the representative of the Jewish Agency in Israel in South Africa, the Israel Centre works in conjunction with all the various Jewish organizations to co-ordinate Israel-related issues within the SA community as well as to assist the community in actualizing the Zionist dream through making aliyah and promoting the opportunities in Israel for the youth as regards education and programs.
The Israel Centre is headed by an Israeli representative who is the facilitator, co-ordinator and advocate for South Africa with regard to the Jewish Agency and Israel. ... [according to site editor's information]
The SAZF is a constituent body of the World Zionist Organisation; and the representative in South Africa of the World Zionist Organisation. It acts on behalf of the South African Jewish Community in all matters relating to Israel; and is the umbrella organisation responsible for all aspects of Zionist activity and for the range of the Jewish community's multi-faceted relationship with Israel. ... [according to site editor's information]
"The International Society for the Study of African Jewry (ISSAJ) is a community of scholars and students engaged in the study of African Jewry and its diverse cultures, historical environments, religious beliefs and practices. The objectives of ISSAJ are to facilitate scholarly collaboration, research and discussion and to disseminate research findings through regular conferences and newsletters." ... [according to site editor’s information]