magazine is in itself a history book of the Zimbabwe Jewish Community
covering over 46 years of its affairs. This first section which is being
posted on the ZJC website covers a selection of 137 pages scanned from
magazines between 1959 and 1972. The pages include some interesting
articles for example a 5-part history of Zionism in Rhodesia by
S.A.Rochlin started in 1959. It has references to visits to Rhodesia by
Moshe Dayan in 1957 and Moshe Sharett in 1960. It also includes many
barmitzvah and batmitzvot, Zionist conferences, youth movement and other
community activities. Pages were mainly chosen for their pictures and
personalities they described.
magazines were kindly provided from a unique and bound collection owned
by Mervyn Lasovsky of Rehovot, Israel.
is grateful to David Gelfand for his help in scanning the pages and for
his efforts in assisting this project. Some of the pages were difficult
to scan because of the thickly bound books - designed to protect the
pages are presented here in 800 pixels for optimal web pages. If readers
wish to receive higher resolution copies of any of the pages please
write to the editor.
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page section - click
To view the second 176 pages
from 1958-1975 -
This section focuses on JNF inscriptions which recorded personal milestones in the community
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