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Sunday, May 31 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Spies, Lies and the Search for Pink Rabbit

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In 1972, Craig Williamson joined the anti-apartheid group NUSAS and, after being elected its vice-president, fled the country to continue his activism in exile. He was unmasked as a spy in 1980. Jonathan wrote a book about Williamson's double life. The question he is asked most often about the book is: “Why Craig Williamson?”. The answer is: “A pink rabbit”. This was a standout session at Limmud SA 2019 and is back by popular demand.

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Jonathan Ancer

Jonathan has been a journalist at The Star, editor of Grocott’s Mail and a crossword columnist for the Cape Times. He has won awards for hard-news journalism, feature and creative writing. His books include ‘The Victor Within’ (with Victor Vermeluen), ‘Spy: Uncovering Craig... Read More →

Sunday May 31, 2020 2:00pm - 2:50pm SAST
Room 4