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Samuel Benatar MP (c.1928 - 2015)


Zimbabwean Jewish leader Sam Benatar dies Fri, 06 Mar 2015 Tributes have flowed in for the late Sam Benatar, the president of the Zimbabwe Jewish Board of Deputies and one of Zimbabwe Jewry’s ...

6/24/2007 3/9/2015

Herta Buchheimer (1900 - 1969)

Source: Heilbrunn tree

2/23/2009 6/29/2012

Michael Gelfand MP (1913 - 1985)


Michael Gelfand was born to Lithuanian parents on 26 December 1913 in Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa, and died on 12 July 1985, in Harare, Zimbabwe. 'Among the many honours bestowed upon Michael is...

11/4/2008 2/27/2012

Harry Braslovsky MP (c.1894 - 1956)

Lithuanian immigrants to Rhodesia. Their daughter went by the surname Braudo. Reported to be "observant Jews" who lived on a farm in the bush in Gweru (known as Gwelo until 1982). Muriel (Murial) Cle...

10/8/2011 2/15/2012

Michael Welensky was trhe first President of the Gwelo (Gweru in Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) Hebrew Congregation around 1897. He was drawn to the Kimberley diamonds of South Africa where he made and l...

6/17/2009 1/1/2012