Tetuan Jewry, founded at the end of the 15th century by Spanish-speaking Jews, is a community apart in Morocco. Most other Moroccan Jewish communities were created much earlier and spoke Arabic. In this article, we review the major genealogical resources […]
About Philip Abensur
Philip Abensur, a pediatrician living in Paris, has been involved in genealogical research for more than 30 years. Most of his ancestors came from Tetuan where they lived for four centuries (Taurel, Salama, Benatar, Lasry, Roffe, Pariente, Hachuel and Levy families). He has written numerous articles for Etsi-Sephardi Genealogical and Historical Review, Revue of the Cercle de Généalogie Juive, Généalogie Algérie-Maroc-Tunisie and AVOTAYNU. He has recently published two books of old photographs and postcards of Tangier and Tetuan.