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..
Picture and documents on Sharon School
Oct 2014 - a large scrapbook of pictures and documents collected by the late Marvyn Hatchuel recording the early days of Sharon School in Harare through to the 1980s..
History of Bulawayo Jewish Community buildings
March 2014 - Two documents added describing the history of the Jewish Community buildings and a copy of the Parkview Sports Club Silver Jubilee in 1961.
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 The email newsletter is no longer active (but used from time to time as appropriate)..
The following marriage
certificates provide an important early record of the Jewish Community
of Bulawayo. Click on the date to view the image of the Ketubah. Please
send any corrections or additional certificates to add to this listing
to this emailSincere
thanks to Colin Gordon of Bulawayo for all his work in scanning and
drawing up the list of names and dates. [Colin notes -
The first three marriages performed prior to 1901 - for which no Ketubot
- were carried out by Mr. J Saber acting as marriage officer. The
next 5 (No. 4 is unfortunately missing) Blue Certificates were carried
out prior to the arrival of the official Marriage Register.]