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8 Responses to “Los Angeles”

  1. April 13th, 2014

    a kassen:

    Marvelous, what a web site it is! This weblog gives useful facts to us, keep
    it up.

  2. January 7th, 2014

    Scott Davis:

    thanks for the calendars that you sent. I love seeing the old pics of some of my relatives. And i’m sure there’s a few more in there that are my distant cousins that i’m not even aware of. Remember, My great grandmas name was Caden Hasson. Heck, maybe Howard, you and me are all related in some way. Thanks again,
    Scott 🙂

  3. December 14th, 2013

    alessandra franco:

    My Father, Aaron Joseph Franco, son of Joseph Chai Franco and Rachel Capuja, was born in Rodhos where is now resting in peace in the Jewish Cemetery.
    My Grandfather and Great-grandfathers were Ravs. My father emigrated to Congo at very young age, prior to the Nazi occupation, where he spent his working life. I grew up in Rome, where my Father decided to transfer the family, accepting to commute from Africa.
    I live in Del Mar, California, I am an Immunologist in the School of Medicine at the University California San Diego.
    My Father brothers and sisters: Ruben, Sol, Liv, Marie, Hillel, Herzel and Laura Franco maybe recognized as children in some of the pictures in the Museum in Rodhos. Shalom lachem Y Mazal alto, Chai!

  4. September 5th, 2013

    Joy V. Rousso:

    I am from Montgomery Alabama and live in Atlanta. I am the daughter of Morris S. Rousso and Jeanette Cohen of Montgomery. My Paternal grandparents are Soloman Rousso and Sultana Taronto. My Maternal grandparents are Eli Cohen and Allegra Pizante. Leon Taronto is my cousin and you probably know all about him and have his work. I would love to meet Barry in Montgomery and/or Atlanta – Please keep us informed. Thank you. Joy

  5. March 21st, 2012

    Stan Shaw:

    In 1970 I went to Rhodes for a vacation from London with my sister,, we discovered the four cemeteries (Italian, Greek, Turkish and Jewish) on the outskirts of town. Went into the Jewish cemetery to pay respects and leave a few stones. We were amazed to come across the memorial to the Jews of the deportation to Auschwitz. In July 1944 with the Russians pouring in from the East and the Allies having a foothold in Normandy, could the Germans waste much needed resources to deport the Jews of Rhodes? Were they so terrified of these peaceful people? JUST CARRYING OUT ORDERS……………… I think not… May they rot in torment wherever they are….. Stan Shaw

  6. November 28th, 2011

    Robert Carlson:

    My great grandfather, Marco Tarica was one of the founders of the Sephardi Community of Los Angeles. He founded the Avat Shalom congregation witch later led to the founding of TEMPLE TIFERETH ISRAEL in los angeles. I am honored and blessed to have seen this beautiful site about my culture. MUCHOS y BUENOS.

  7. October 25th, 2010

    Rae Cohen:

    Great photos, you are doing a great job to preserve the decendents of Rhodes group. Rae