Wanted

Mar 6, 2011 by

The scarce information we possess on the following Behmoirases was painstakingly assembled from various sources, mostly the Internet. Some of them are living, others are long deceased. All the male individuals are Behmoirases (or variants thereof) but most of the females should...

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The State of the Behmoiras Gen...

Mar 6, 2011 by

A comparison between a text that was written in 2004 and one (in red) that reflects the present situation By Raphael Ventura, February 2011 ON-GOING RESEARCH We have presented our case regarding the family. Our tree file contains 1,160 names of people living or deceased. Around...

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Introduction: The Behmoiras Li...

Mar 6, 2011 by

The private library of the Behmoiras family goes back to the times of the grand rabbis of Edirne. Historians of the period speak highly of the Behmoiras library which contained many rare religious books, among which were publications by the Behmoiras grand rabbis themselves. It...

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Behmoiras Victims Of Holocaust

Dec 26, 2010 by

Barisac Henri (24), son of Albert and Corine Behmoiras Behar Caroline (30), daughter of Avraam and Sultana Behar Marcelle (13), daughter of Vitalis and Elise Behar Behar Vitalis (43), son of Binyamin-Raphael and Malcouna Elmaleh Behmoaram Raphael, (47), son of Yomtov and Venezia...

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Joseph Niego

Dec 26, 2010 by

Compiled from various sources by Raphael Ventura Joseph Niego was a famous member of the Behmoiras family though he did not embrace a rabbinical career. His activity for the benefit of the Jewish community is taught in Israeli schools, and is well known among the Jews of...

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Temisoara Versus Evora

Dec 26, 2010 by

By Raphael Ventura The immediate assumption of a Sephardic family is that its origins are in Spain. There are several reasons for us to believe that this was indeed our origin: We speak Ladino in the family for as far back as we remember The Appel – Meshulam branch has a...

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The Main Line Of The Grand Rab...

Dec 26, 2010 by

By Raphael Ventura, February 20, 2003 personal statement writers The sequence of grand rabbis that forms the stem of our tree is as follows: Menahem Bar Isaac Ashkenazi (=MENAHEM I) (1666-1734)* Mordehai Bekhmohar Menahem (=MORDEHAI I) (1695-1748) Menahem Bekhmohar Mordehai...

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