No 106 - Summer 2011


  ABSTRACT of Issue #106

Revue du Cercle de Généalogie Juive Nr 106

Autumn 2011





From Joselmann from Rosheim (1478-1554), représenting the Jews of the Empire under Charles V, to the french sociologist Emile Durkheim (1858-1917),

 Pascal Faustini invites the reader to the journey of a precious manuscript belonging to a Jewish family expelled from Alsace at the end of the 16 th century They came back two centuries later bringing the Durckheim manuscript which was transmitted from generation to generation.


From the Danube to the Rhine, from Swabia to Alsace: Ulmo's, Ulman's andGünzburger's crossed itineraries.

Denis INGOLD traces vagaries of Ulm and Günzburg families. When expelled from Ulm in 1500 to settle in Günzburg their descendants took alternatively the names Ulmo, Ulman and Günzburger or derivates.


The old jewish cemetery of Tunis : anthroponymy of the Jews in the city.

Jacques TAÏEB has studied the epitaphs of the ancient Jewish cemetery in Tunis from which he derived the anthroponomy of the Jews in the city with emphasis on the Twânsa community. A small dictionnary of rare and of frequent names is presented.




List of recently received documents and books 


Press and Books review


Questions and Answers