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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 The email newsletter is no longer active (but used from time to time as appropriate)..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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    Draft list of Jewish personalities who I recall that lived in Gwelo

    Draft list of Jewish personalities who I recall that lived in Gwelo, Rhodesia, and subsequently in Gweru, Zimbabwe - contributed by Clive Shiff October 2011

    Families listed below are invited to write short biographies and provide pictures. Please

    send to the editor 


    Isidore Baradach

    Cynthia and Myer Brom

    Mr and Mrs Braudo

    Morrie and Mary Bloom

    Maurice Cohen and wife

    Cyril Friend

    Maurice and Tilly Jacobson

    Bex and Harry Loebenstein

    K.C. Levitas

    Tom Lowenthal and wife

    Maurice and Lily Pearl and Leon Pearl

    Lezer Rabinowitz and wife

    Lionel and Phyllis Rabinowitz

    Sam Shemer

    Myer and Polly Seider and family

    Henri Soriano and wife

    Harry and Teddie Shiff and Clive Shiff

    CHARLIE BEHR and his wife IRIS 
    three daughters JENNIFER, LYNDA and KIM



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