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History of Updates - 2024 Chronology

May  2024

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (270 names) and Unlinked Fleurs(1 name).. See the document Jun2024Update for a complete list of these changes. .

May  2024

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (231 names) and Karaite (1 name).. See the document May2024Update for a complete list of these changes. .

 

April  2024

Les Grandes Familles Juives d'Alexandrie , a list of their surnames by Mathilde Nawas . Several changes in the Fleurs tree (97 names) and Hassid (30 names).. See the document Apr2024Update for a complete list of these changes. .

March  2024

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (479 names), Karaites (2 names) and Rofe-Missry-Kassin-Wahnish-Catton tree (by Sarina Rofe & David Catton (2 names).. See the document Mar2024Update for a complete list of these changes.

February  2024

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (68 names), Karaites (20 names). See the document Feb2024Update for a complete list of these changes.

January  2024

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (242 names), Karaites (9 names) Silvera (6 names), Hassid (6 names). See the document Jan2024Update for a complete list of these changes.

December  2023

New family tree Eschenasy (463 names) by Dan Eschenasy with links to the Farchy families from Serbia, Bulgaria and Austria Several changes in the Fleurs tree (260 names), Karaites (3 names) Silvera (5 names), Sephardic Syrian Community (7 names). See the document Dec2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

November  2023

New Link to Jewish surnames in the Levant by Jacob Rosen-Koenigsburch., Alexandria (Updated Dec 2022), Cairo (Updated 2022), Damascus (Updated Dec 2021), Baghdad (Updated April 2020), Aleppo (Updated Nov 2023), Beirut (under construction). New data on the Bibas, Ghandour, Levy and Libmann families by Elena Piercy. Several changes in the Fleurs tree (331 names). See the document Nov2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

 

October  2023
Several changes in the Fleurs tree (53 names), Karaite (5 names), Rofe-Missry-Kassin-Wahnish-Catton tree (by Sarina Rofe & David Catton (179 names). See the document See the document Oct2023 Update ffor a complete list of these changes.

September  2023

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (165 names), Unlinked (3 names), a new Rofe-Missry-Kassin-Wahnish tree (by Sarina Rofe (10,962 names). See the document See the document Sep2023 Update ffor a complete list of these changes.
August  2023

Videos presnted at the 43rd IAJGS International Conference (August 2023 London) : The Fleurs de l'Orient Website (36 minutes) ; The Farhi of Damascus, their History and Mansions (47 minutes) .
New link to
Italian Culture (cencus of cities) . Several changes in the Fleurs tree (486 names, Karaites (3 names), the full Silvera tree ( (12,017 names). See the document Aug2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

July  2023

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (890 names) and Karaites (42 names). New linked Wahba-Levy-Farahat-Hozer-Curiel & Machiche branches. See the document Jul2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

June  2023

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (265 names). See the document Jun2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

May  2023

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (491  names), and Karaites (2 names). See the document May2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

April  2023

Directory of Jurists, lawyers, judges and magistrates in Egypt 1933-1935 (in french) https://digitalcollections.aucegypt.edu/digital/collection/p15795coll11/id/3169/rec/1 . Several changes in the Fleurs tree (169  names). See the document Apr2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

March 2023

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (241 names), and Karaites (16 names). See the document Mar2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

February 2023

An early photo ca 1843 of the Salomon Farhi house in old Damascus. Scroll to the bottom of the Farhi houses page. Several changes in the Fleurs tree (106 names), and Karaites (27 names). See the document Feb2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

January 2023

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (236 names), and Karaites (25 names). See the document Jan2023 Update for a complete list of these changes.

December 2022

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (448 names). Unlinked (32 name) and Karaites (15 names). See the document Dec2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

November 2022

Links to 1) The Dayan of Aleppo by Mitchell Dayan 2) Wayback Machine archive to the Jews of Tire website by Murat Sanur, 3) Imigrante judeus do Oriente Médio: Sao Paulo e Rio de Janeiro 4) Talk about The Jews in Egypt, My Adolescence sponsored by the Ramaz Middle School. Several changes in the Fleurs tree (433 names). Farhi from Tire (1 name) and Karaites ( 2 names). See the document Nov2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

October 2022

Links to 1) A short history of Isaac Alfred Aelyon and his family (of Kobe Japan) by A. M. Ofof of Universiteit Leiden 2) The untold story of the Obeimaier family in Baghdadand their connection to the Fattal families by Jacob Rosen: in Hebrew and its translation in French 3) Avi Sion's collection of books are now available free on Academia  4) a WSJ review of a book by Joseph Sassoon on the Sasoons family and 5) a new Farji & Mandler database (in English and Hebrew) by Matia Farji of Argentina. Several changes in the Fleurs tree (919 names) and Karaites (12 names). See the document Oct2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

September 2022

Links to 1) Association of Jews of Egypt (AJE - UK) 2001-2008 newsletters published by Maurice Maleh and 2) Le site d' Yves Carmona: his articles in French and English about Asia where he served as French Ambassador; review of books and movies. Several changes in the Fleurs tree (919 names) and Karaites (12 names). See the document Sep2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

August 2022

Link to a new website Farhi Family History, a persomal historical compilation and review of the Farhi surname by Dr Daniel Farhi-Farhey. Several changes in the Fleurs tree (382 names) and Karaites (19 names). See the document Aug2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

July 2022

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (319 names) and Karaites (2 names). See the document Jul2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

June 2022

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (122 names) and Karaites (24 names). See the document Jun2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

May 2022

Talk by Alain Farhi on the Fascinating Origin and Riveting History of Sephardi Jewry at an Abraham-Events (London UK), Several changes in the Fleurs tree (506 names) and Karaites (3 names). See the document May2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

April 2022

The life and accomplishement of Dr. Hillel Farhi by Alain Farhi, Egyptian Jewish Surnames (in Spanish) by Jacob Rosen (with more links to other surname lists).  The Calcutta Jewish Connection (1798-2022) by David Ashkenazy, a 1999 interview of Miriam Katran about Syrian emigration to Israel (in Hebrew and English translation). Consolidation of the Teubal/Tobal families of Argentina by Florinda Tobal de Yattah (d 2020). Condolidation of the Aboud, Hidary & Abady branches. Several changes in the Fleurs tree (1050 names), Gubbay (5 names), Unlinked Fleurs (4 names) and Karaites (9 names). See the document Apr2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

March 2022

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (168 names), and Karaites (3 names). See the document Mar2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

February 2022

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (496 names), Brooks Weiner(114 names) and Karaites (8 names). See the document Feb2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

January 2022

Several changes in the Fleurs tree (693 names), Unlinked Fleurs (164 names) and Karaites (84 names). See the document Jan2022 Update for a complete list of these changes.

 

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