Genealogy Projects tagged with Baghdadi on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Origins of the Baghdadi Trade Diaspora

    The Baghdadi Trade Diaspora The Baghdadi Trade Diaspora consisted of a small group of very religious Jewish traders who came to a place that had absolutely no Jewish life at all. They created a very strong community that has had a large impact on Singapore. The Jews today now live in a multi-cultural Republic that provides respect, religious freedom and full integration into society. Althou...

  • Iraqi Jewish Genealogy Portal

    History of the Jews in Iraq Iraqi Jewish Notables Ben Ish Chai בן איש חי Rabbi Yitzhak רבי יצחק Kaduri כדורי Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Mani Family Rabbi Eliyahu Mani

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Calcutta

    Who are the Baghdadi Jews? In the late 18th century, Jews from Arab countries and Iran arrived in India. Collectively they are called ‘Baghdadi Jews’. Most of the ‘Baghdadi’ Jews did arrive from Baghdad but there were among them Jews who arrived from Syria, Iran, Yemen and other places in Iraq. Sometimes these Jews are collectively called ‘Iraqi Jews’...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Bombay

    This project is under construction. from Wikipedia: History of the Jews in India - Baghdadi Jews Despite the name, the Baghdadi Jews are not exclusively of Iraqi origin: many came from Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, and Yemen as well. These Jews emigrated to India around 250 years ago and settled in the city of Surat and established Synagogue and Cemetery after they move to Bombay (Mumbai). ...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Hong Kong

    'The project is under construction from Wikipedia: History of the Jews in Hong Kong 1800s-1960s: origins Jews first arrived in Hong Kong when the territory was ceded to Great Britain by China in 1842. The Jews transferred their offices from neighboring Canton to Hong Kong and helped to develop this new port. The Hong Kong Jewish Community was first established in 1857. The first s...