South African Jewry can well be proud of the Jewish Maritime League in Cape Town. The only organisation of its kind in the Diasporah. It has contributed greatly to the maritime progress of Israel and to development sailing
in Cape Town.
It came into being in 1938 and until recently it operated from the Jewish Maritime League Centre in Cape Town. Organised on non-partisan lines the membership of the League is open to all.
In 1966 the League established the Jewish Maritime League Fund to co-ordinate the operation of bursaries provided by private individuals. These bursaries operate in perpetuity as the capital is invested and only the interest is used.… Continue reading