Public Discussion: “Apartheid Then and Now? The emergence of the State of Israel and its racist foundational policies”

Time: 16h00 – 17h30
Venue: Wits Writing Centre, Wartenweiler Library, East Campus, Wits University
Speakers: Professor Ran Greenstein (Wits University Sociology Department) and Alan Horwitz (Spokesperson of StopTheJNF)

This Wits University event is hosted by Stop The JNF, a Jewish-led organization in solidarity with Palestinians (

This event is part of the 9th international Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) campaign currently taking place across South Africa (11-17 March). Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an annual international series of events (including rallies, lectures, cultural performances, music shows, films and workshops) that seek to raise awareness of Israel’s apartheid policies toward the indigenous Palestinians and garner support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel campaign which is aimed to bring an end to Israel’s apartheid policies and violations of international law. (

The closing Israeli Apartheid Week event will be a Rally in Orange Farm (Gauteng) addressed by Dr Blade Nzimande (Minister of Higher Education and SACP General-Secretary) and Buti Manamela (National Secretary of the YCL) on Sunday the 17th of March at 12h00 (

National Spokesperson: Israeli Apartheid Week South Africa Team (IAW South Africa Team)
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