No 26 - Spring 1991

SUMMARY of #26

Genealogy of a Circle [following] (p.4)
Our first general secretary, Rosine Alexandre, tells, after Roby Veil in our last issue, the story of our Circle.

Ketuboth written by Rabbi Moïse Schuhl and kept in his personal archives (p.6)
Following a History of the Ketuboth - established in the lst century B.C., to preserve the rightsof the wife in case of divorce or decease of her husband-, Eliane Roos presents ll ketuboth written and kept by her great-great-grandfather, Rabbi Moïse Schuhl, between 1878 and 1903 in Paris, Lyon, Vesoul, Valenciennes, Epinal, Rouen and Chaumont, and a karaite ketuba dated 1794.

Passports for foreign countries in Marseille in 1793 (p. 12)
Fabrice Nathan pointed out some Jewish passports dated 1793, at the Departmental Archives of Bouches-du-Rhône. Some examples show the problems of Jewish merchants recently established in Marseille.

A methodology to classify iconographical funds (p. 15)
Jean Laloum explains the methods he uses to classify photographie documents, in his Association untitled "Mémoires Juives, Patrimoine Photographique". A good example for all those who collect family photos.

Chronicle of Wertheimer family [following](p.18)
Jules Wertheimer, one of our first members, continues the story of his family.

Minitel or computer allows to find easily the correspondance between jewish and gregorian date.

List of patronyms (p.20)
Almost 600 només borne by more than 4000 persons, sephardic genealogical data of Philip Abensur, processed with Roots IIl.

Life of our Circle (p.24-29)
Moral and financial reports 1990 ; Reports of the French National Genealogical Congress, held in Bordeaux ; Visitors from USSR ; Treasures of our members in Marseille.

See also ;
Computing (p.19) ; Books (p.22) ;
Journals received (p.23) ;
Questions/Answers (p.30); Ascendancy lists (p.33)