Genealogy Projects tagged with sephardi on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Jewish Families of Gibraltar

    This project seeks to reconstruct the Jewish population of Gibraltar from the late 18th century to present day. As the project grows it should be possible to link up all the Jewish families of Gibraltar. Gibraltar Jewish Population Data Year: 1725 - Number of Jews: 137 - 10% of population Year: 1754 - Number of Jews: 573 - 33% of population Year: 1777 - Number of Jews: 863 - 25% of popu...

  • Iraqi Jewish Genealogy Portal

    You are welcome to add all Iraqi jewish people that were born, lived or died in Iraq. Don't add people who were just born to Iraqi parents. History of the Jews in Iraq Wikipedia Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center website האתר של המרכז למורשת יהדות בבל The history of the Jews in Iraq (Hebrew: יְהוּדִים בָּבְלִים‬, Babylonian Jews, Yehudim Bavlim, Arabic: اليهود العراقيون‎ al-Yahūd al-ʿIrāq...

  • 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...

  • Jewish Communities of Morocco

    This is an umbrella project for all of the Jewish communities in Morocco. Moroccan Towns with Jewish Communities Agadir Arcila Atlas Azemmour Casablanca Ceuta Debdou Demnat Essaouira (Mogador) Dra Fez Larache Marrakesh Meknes

  • 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 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’. The Bene Israel Jews were called ‘Israel...

  • Marrache, Marache, Marachi, Maratchi, Maradji Families

    This project focuses on all the Sephardic Marache / Marrache / Maratchi / Maradji / Marachi / Marratche families. At the current moment there are five main sections of the family tree; Gibraltarian Marrache family, Peruvian Marrache family, the Tetuan Marrache/Maratchi family, the Tangiers Marrache family, and the Rabat Marrache family. One of the main goals of this project is to try and connec...

  • Jews of Tunisia

    History of Jews in Tunisia The history of the Jews in Tunisia goes back to Roman times. As of 2011, 700 Jews were living in Tunis and 1,000 on the island of Djerba. A tradition among the descendants of the first Jewish settlers was that their ancestors settled in that part of North Africa long before the destruction of the First Temple in the 6th century BCE. The ruins of an ancient synagog...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Hong Kong

    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 synagogue was set up in a rental house o...

  • Baghdadi Trade Diaspora: Jews in Shanghai

    from From the Rivers of Babylon to the Whangpoo: A Century of Sephardi Jewish Life in Shanghai From Baghdad to Shanghai One of the most interesting chapters in Shanghai's history was the growth of a vibrant Jewish community, exiles who found refuge in the city from hardship, war and persecution. Baghdadi Jews came to Shanghai via India and first settled in the foreign enclave in 1845. Dur...