THE SEFARD FORUM --- A Discussion Group For Sephardic Genealogy
You are welcome to navigate between the pages of this
site, and see details about any member of the
families : PATAN, SASSON, ISRAEL, ABADA, COHEN, GAL,
and many others.
Etsi - Sephardi Genealogical and Historical Society The purpose of "Etsi" is to help people interested in Jewish Genealogical and Historical Research in the Sephardi World. "Etsi"'s field of study covers the Ottoman Empire (Turkey, Greece, Palestine, Syria, Libya, Egypt...), North Africa (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia), Spain, Portugal, Italy and Gibraltar. The study of every Sephardi community or family who lived in other regions is equally within the society's aim.
of the Jews in Italy: Databases.
contains some of the oldest Jewish Communities in Europe. Jews arrived
in South Italy after the distruction of the First Temple and thousand
Jews lived in Rome already before the Christian era. At Roman time
there were ten-fifteen synagogues in Roma (Rome).
Under the rule of the Emperor Claudius, a census was
taken, which estimated the Jewish population 7 or 9 percent of the total