ZJC Project Presentation
In this video Dave Bloom describes in a webinar conference called Community History Online (CHOL) held 11th August 2021, the work done to preserve the story of the ZJC..
A brief history of the ZJC
Watch this recording of a presentation given to a Synagogue in Toronto on 1st August 2021 - on the history of the Zimbabwe and Zambian Jewish Communities..
Geolocation of ZJC homes in Harare and Bulawayo
A new project has been launched to map the homes of former ZJC homes in Harare and Bulawayo. Please use the link on the page to an online form to add your own details..
Latest Warren Hills tombstones - 28th June 2021
See images of the latest Warren Hills tombstones and members of the HHC at the consecration..
ZJC Reunion 13th June 2021
Over 300 people registered for the Ndaba and you can see a full recording of the event on this page..
An African Trading Empire
Dec 13 2019 - A new page on the site with text from the first chapter of this fascinating book recording the story of the Susman brothers and Wulfsohn who created a farming and commercial empire in Southern Africa..
Additional Ketuboth added
December 2016 - ZJC has gratefully received from Colin Gordon some missing Ketuboth from the period 1956-1959 which have now been added to the website. .
Audio Visual biographies
December 2016 - ZJC is pleased to publish a number of audio visual biographies of former members of the community..
Bulawayo Hebrew Congregation committees
July 6, 2016 - 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..
Bulawayo Hebrew Congregation - full copy
June 2016 - Pleased to advise that Paul Bernstein has scanned the full Bulawayo Hebrew Congregation Centenary magazine published in 1994. It is now available on the ZJC website. Many many thanks to Paul for all his efforts and contribution in digitizing this material and preserving it for us all. There is a summary of the contents of each section. See the material here..
Zimbabwe Jewish Families
Updated October 2009
The following is a current list of Zimbabwe Jewish community family biographies
and their underlying pages collected over the last few years. It
includes a list of short biographies taken from an anniversary magazines
of the Harare Sephardi Hebrew Congregation and Harare Hebrew
combined tapestry which is woven by these stories provides a fascinating
insight into the background to how the community started and flourished
for nearly a century. You can also refer to the menu on the left-hand
side of the page. Please send your contribution to editor
Including: Behor David Almeleh, Henry S Court, Behor Samuel
Leon, Jacque Nissim Alhadeff, Solly Habib, Saul Nissim Alhadeff,
Dr Benjamin Roditti, Salvatore Alhadeff, Nick Alhadeff, Bobby
Benatar, Hans van den Bergh, Isaac Menashe, Morris Mizrahi, David
Kay, A I Menashe, Gatooma community members, Albert Piha, I R
Rosin, Raphael Menashe, Madame Sarah Surmany, Leon and Matilda
Ferera, Rabbi Papo, Rabbi Salomon Robert Ichay, Rabbi Isaac
Including : Dr Basil Baldachin, Issie Bernstein, Harry Cohen, Maurice
Kaplan, Abraham Levenstein, Ivan Levin, Zalman and Harry Margolis,
Bill Margolis, Perla Rosenthal, Shalovsky family, Solly Sloman,
James Kapnek, John Landau, Israel Maisels, Herman Krikler, Ahrn
Palley, Ivor and Chummy Pitchanick, Joe Ritchkin, Sir Roy Welensky,
Beit Brothers, Prof.Michael Gelfand, Leonid Birsen, Meyer and
Freda Brest, Harold Gollop, Aharon and Hetty King, Sidney Lowenson,
Bella Pollack, Alvin Pollack, Harry and Ella Robinson, Robert
Sternberg, Rosin Family, Freddie and Inge Wiesenbacher, Van Den
Berghs, George Meyers, Conrad Nathan, Jack Pelham, Solly Plein,
Sam Robinson, Abraham Kohll, Sam Gruber, Barney and Louis Joelson,
Lilly and Boy Kaplan, Barney Kaplan, Herzl Keril, Rev Ehrman, Kiki
Waxman, Emo Waxman, Albert Stein,