Tuesday, November 25, 2014

CAIRO AND ALEXANDRIA


EGYPTIAN SYNAGOGUES,YESHIVA, CEMETERIES: CAIRO, ALEXANDRIA 
(Videos) http://www.youtube.com/user/fitac

Association Internationale Nebi Daniel

Several videos about:
Rambam Restorations
Cairo Heritage
Alexandria Heritage
Other

--including cemeteries, a restoration project of the more than 150 year old Eliahu Hanabi Synagogue in Alexandria, a beautiful Jewish library.

"NEXT YEAR IN BOMBAY"

"Next Year in Bombay” trailer—Jews of Bombay/Mumbai, India 



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAwoP40m_50 #3 Applying for a visa to Israel
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV96HDkEtxk  Jewish Synagogue in Kochi/Cochin


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha91MldHZb4 “Scenes of Jewish Life in Kerala, India. The documentary, made in 1937, is silent.

1840 JEWS IN ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT

1840 JEWS OF ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT: A CENSUS REPORT

The report is available at: http://www.ajoe.org/Nebi/1840_alex_census.pdf

Monday, November 24, 2014

"EARLY HEBREW NEWSPAPERS PROJECT"

"EARLY HEBREW NEWSPAPERS PROJECT"
(The Jewish National and University Library--David & Fela Shapell Family Digitization Project)

The site gives access to early historical newspapers in Hebrew (19th-20ieth Century). 
The following is the first stage of the project. The newspapers are indexed by common era dates, Jewish calendar dates, as well as volume & issue numbers:

http://jnul.huji.ac.il/dl/newspapers/havazelet/html/havazelet.htm

http://jnul.huji.ac.il/dl/newspapers/hazevi/html/hazevi.htm


Use an automatic translator, if necessary.
Please visit the site for additional information, including technical issues.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

1908 "JUDISCHE ZEITUNG" (PUBLICATION): Lists of Names


1908 "JUDISCHE ZEITUNG"

Some names from articles in the December issue:

p. 6
Romanian Zionists:
Dr. Leibowitz
Rabbi Jehuda Arie Breizis

p. 9
List of Defectors (?? immigrants, emigrants??? Meaning of “Überläufer”??)

Pauline (nee:Markbreiter) v. Suppe, 1851,Wien. Official’s widow. 
Annetta (nee:Blaustein) Wachtel, Odessa, 1882. Married.Businessman’s wife.
Alois Deutsch, 1883, Wien. single. Typesetter
Artur Schutz,1880 (1890?), Moscow. Businessman.
Aron (aka Arnold) Huber, 1868, Damboritz/Damborice (Mahren)Moravia. Married. Businessman.
Honora Schurgast, 1887, Wien. Single. 
Alexander Epstein, 1867, Elmhorst. Prague (Bohemen). Divorced. 
Dr. Samuel Wallerstein, 1850, Tarnopol. K.K. Magistrate.
Jakob Mautner, 1885. Prachnijan. Single. Fitter.
Jacques Samuel Thur, 1882, Wien. Single. Engineer.
Hermine Ehrlich, 1881, Nieder-Thomasdorf. Single.

Collection of the Jewish National Fund Commission (Vienna)
The fund was established for the purchase of land in Palestine, Syria, and other neighboring territories. It’s aim was to collect funds from worldwide Jewry in order to purchase Jewish territory, the title of which was to be held by the Jewish people, as a whole, not as individuals.
It’s history is described in an article at:  http://www.jnf.org/about-jnf/history

There are lists of donors (and their donations) from: (Enlarge the page so that you can read the names more easily, even if you do not read German)

Bielitz
Czortkow Pod.
Czernowitz
Horodenka
Husiatyn Pod.
Kolin
Krakow
Kulikow
ludwikowa
Medenice
Neu-Sandez
Przemyslany
Sanok
Skole
Stary-Sambor
Storozynetz
Rzeszow
Tlumacz
Tysmienica
Wien
Zydaczow
Zablotow

p. 9-11
Self-taxation (or monthly dues?) to the National Fund: Lists from:
Borynia
Czernowitz
Horodenka
Neu-Sandez
Przemyslany
Rozwadow
Stanislau
Tlumacz
Wien

Collection Boxes (Sammelbuchsen) Lists of names from:
Horodenka
Wien

Sammelbagen (meaning unknown)—Lists of names from:
Gorlice
Horodenka
Kolomea
Nieder-Suchau
Neu Sanez
Przemyslany
Stanislau
Stary Sambor
Ung.-Hradisch
Wien
Zabno
Zastawna

Please see other lists for additional names & locations.


Don’t forget to look at the advertisements for more information!