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    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. . Learn More...

    Audio Visual biographies
    December 2016 - ZJC is pleased to publish a number of audio visual biographies of former members of the community.. Learn More...

    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.. Learn More...

    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.. Learn More...

    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.. Learn More...

    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 The email newsletter is no longer active (but used from time to time as appropriate).. Learn More...

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    updated March 2006

    CAZO and Youth Movements 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.
    Additions to Bulawayo Cemetery pages 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 efforts.
    Bnei Akiva Photos April 16 2005 - Photos from Bnei Akiva have been added to the site - with thanks to David Zwebner.. Learn More...
    Video Clips on ZJC April 2005 - A new and exciting multi-media dimension to the ZJC site is launched in the form of short video clips. First to be posted are clips of the Bulawayo Shul - before and after the fire.
    Bulawayo Marriage certificates April 15th - 344 marriage certificates (Ketubot) from the Bulawayo community added covering the period 1939-56 have been posted on the ZJC website (total now 589).
    Betar February 2005 - A section has been added on the Betar Youth Movement with a copy of its 1971 magazine
    Pioneer St Tombstones 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. 
    Rhodesian Jewry and its Story 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.
    Harare Marriage Certificates Jan 03 2005 - ZJC is pleased to announce that some 353 marriage certificates between 1935 and 1999 from the Harare Hebrew Congregation have been posted.
    Bulawayo Marriage Certificates Nov 30th 2004 - 245 marriage certificates (Ketubot) from the Bulawayo community covering the period 1895-1938 have been posted on the ZJC website.
    Rhodesian Jewry and its Story Nov 30th 2004 -The first 60 pages of this never before published manuscript has been posted on the ZJC website.
    Harare Tombstone photos Nov 28th - ZJC is honoured to announce the posting of some 590 photographs of Harare's Warren Hills cemetery in both chronological and alphabetical formats.
    Kwe Kwe Cemetery Oct 3rd - Some 47 pictures of tombstones plus the recent re-consecration ceremony of the KweKwe (QueQue) cemetery have been posted.
    Habonim Photos 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.
    Savyon Lodge 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.
    Short Biographies added 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.
    Rhodesian Zionism from its Beginnings to 1964 August 2nd - An article written by the Hon A E Abrahamson on Rhodesian Zionism from its Beginnings to 1964 has been added to the site
    Sby Jubilee Magazine 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.

     


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