Youth visit Jewish museum

Mitchell’s Plain youth outside of the Cape Town Holocaust and Genocide Centre at the Jewish Museum in the city centre.

Mitchell’s Plain youth visited the Jewish Museum in Cape Town city centre on Wednesday June 29.

Suraya Petersen, founder of Concern Parents non-profit organisation (NPO) saw the need for children and adults in her community to see places outside of Mitchell’s Plain.

With help from Zaida Julius, from the EduBiz Foundation, they were able to arrange a cultural diversity excursion as part of a collaboration with the SA Jewish Museum.

The 71 children and 10 adults were taken on a tour of the museum and given fun activities to do, including a walk through the Company’s Garden.

Ms Petersen served soup and doughnuts on the bus. At the museum they were treated to a hearty plate of spaghetti and meatballs. On their way home, the children received apples and party packets.

Rushni Goliath, 12, Aisha Simons, 11, Skyler Johnson, 8, Riefqah Goliath, 12 and Naeem Hendricks, 10, all from Tafelsig, enjoy a meal of spaghetti and meatballs.