We have added two comprehensive documents prepared by David Gelfand and listing a) the numerous committees of the Bulawayo Hebrew Congregation going back to 1923. b) a list of all the Presidents of the Bulawayo Hebrew Congregation going back to 1894.
Our sincere thanks to David Gelfand for the many hours of work in preparing these documents.
Please also note that a full copy of the Bulawayo Hebrew Congregation Centenery Magazine is now also available on the website with kind assistance of Paul Bernstein. ZJC are every grateful to Paul to his contribution in preserving this important document.
This section of the ZJC site brings a number of records of the Bulawayo Hebrew Congregation including pages from its centenary magazine, some 600 marriage certificates, Savyon Lodge report and pictures of residents taken in 2004, video clips of the Shul before and photos/reports after the tragic fire of 2003 and a unique selection of photos depicting the Yiddish Theatre group of Bulawayo.
Click on these links or the menu pages on the left to drill down to the pages which interest you.
The ZJC website is seeking additional material and welcomes contact from readers who may have pictures, text, biographies or any documents of interest. Please contact the editor.
Below is a model of the Bulawayo Shul before the extension was built in the 1960s. With thanks to the Trappler family who have the actual model in their possession.