Ernest Emil Simke
|Death:||Died in Manila, Phillipines|
Son of Leopold Simke and Berta Koschminsky
|Managed by:||Jon Bernard Klein|
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- Shaping Zionist Identity: The Jews of Manila as a Case Study By Jonathan Goldstein
Ernest Simke, Israel's honorary Consul-General in Manila. Simke came to the Philippines from China in the early 1930s and managed the La Estrella del Norte branch in Bacolod. The Simkes were one of the Jewish families in the Philippines who chose to remain in the country and take on Filipino citizenship. Ernest's wife, Rita Broniatowski's family has notably produced a number of distinguished chemists.