Journal 104

 

ABSTRACT OF # 104

Revue du Cercle de Généalogie Juive # 104

Winter 2010

  OUR SOCIETY'S LIFE    

Eliane ROOS SCHUHL dedicates her paper to the celebration by the Alliance Israélite Universelle on its 150th anniversary of existence.

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    FAMILIES

Vicissitudes of a patronymic

 Bernard LYON-CAEN describes the tribulations for the fixing of his patronymic, from the birthday of his great-grand-father (surname : CAÏN, given name : Lyon) on April 4, 1795 to the present and definitive LYON-CAEN. This long and fascinating story became to an end onf March 13, 1944 !


The Grumbach family from Upper Alsace in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Bernard WILS

The author describes the odyssey of his grandmother’s family, Jeanne Alice Grumbach, from the beginning of the 18th century in Upper Alsace to Paris in 1872 when Jews from Alsace choose French nationality after their birthplace was annexed by Prussia.


Foreign protected people in Tunisia

Thierry SEMAMA has discovered a reliable source of documents which allows him to complete the genealogy of Jews from Tunisia in the second part of the 19th century.

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MISCELLANEOUS

Jews of Tlemcen (Algeria 1863-1933)

Charles BENITAH and Jacob BENZAZON have gathered pertinent informations regarding the Jewish population of this Algerian city from the newspaper Le Courrier de Tlemcen.


A book of circumcisions

Jacob BENZAZON presents the book of circumcisions of Rabbi Ithsak bar Vidal Haserfaty, from Tetouan (Morocco) 1881-1940.

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NEW DOCUMENTS IN OUR LIBRARY

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PRESS REVIEW

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