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..
History of the Harare (Salisbury) Synagogues
April 2016 - David Gelfand has updated an extensive document on the history of the Jewish Communities of Harare (Salisbury) with details of Rabbis and committee members over the years. Now includes pictures of Shul Presidents and a section on the Union of Jewish Women..
FaceBook Group for ZJC
June 2016 - Join over 1,300 friends on the Zim Jewish Community Facebook group and share your memories, photos, video clips and other material of common interest to the ZJC. The email newsletter is no longer active (but used from time to time as appropriate)..
Sept 2005 - New material has been added to the
Zionism section including some 137 pages scanned from the CAZO
magazine between 1958-1972. In addition several photo albums of
Betar and Habonim have been posted with nearly 200 images.
May 2005 - A further 370 images of tombstones from the Bulawayo
Cemetery have been added bringing the total to 1,240 images out of
1,375 registered graves. Sincere thanks to Vicky Kaufman for her
Jan 26th 2005 - ZJC is honoured to announce that 548 tombstone pictures from Harare's Pioneer St cemetery have been posted on the site. This brings to a total of 1,138 images of Harare's two main Jewish cemeteries.
Jan 03 2005 - The full 275-page manuscript of "Rhodesian
Jewry and its Story" written by Eric Rosenthal has been
posted on the site. The text is viewable online or can be
downloaded and viewed in PDF format.
Sept 20th -An album of photos of Rhodesian
Habonim from the 1930s through to 2003 has been added to the ZJC
site. How about sending yours in ? ZJC is looking to create albums
for Betar and Bnei Akiva...please send us your pictures.
Sept 19th - ZJC is extremely pleased to have
a new section dedicated to Savyon Lodge in Bulawayo and to start
with some 70 photos (thanks to Colin Gordon) of current residents,
staff and rooms/grounds.
Aug 17th - ZJC is pleased to advise that 47
pages of photos and short biographies from the Sephardi Hebrew
Community of Zimbabwe and Harare Hebrew Congregation have been
added to the site and in addition there are now a total of 30
contributed family biographies. See under Family Biography menu.
July 22 -The Salisbury Hebrew Congregation
Jubilee magazine published in 1945 has been posted on the site with fascinating
pictures of the early days and lists of Jewish men and women who
serviced in WWII
Photo upload facility
July 15th - You can now upload your own
photos to the ZJC site with this simple to use facility
ZJC site is launched !
July 1st 2004 - The Zimbabwe Jewish Community
website is launched with the objective of recording and preserving
over 100 years history of the community.