Ben-Zvi Institute for the studies of Jewish Communities in the East, Jerusalem
-Oriens Judaicus Series-Sources for the History of Jews in Muslim Lands
-Expulsion of the Jews from Spain Research Project
-Writings of Rabbi Itzhak Luria (XVI century Kabbala)
Makhon Ben Zvi Leheker Kehilot Yisrael Bamizrah, P.O.Box 7660, Jerusalem 91076, Israel. Tel +972-2-639204.
Library at 13 Ben Ezra St., Jerusalem-large collection of manuscripts and books.
Constantine - Community archives (1795-1960)
Lists of documents concerning Jews in non-Jewish Algerian archives (17th-19th centuries)
Thessaloniki - Community archives (1913-1946)
Istanbul - 'Pinkassim' of the rabbinical court (1839-1841)
Izmir - Community archives (1760-1970)
'Pinkassim' and documents from Jewish communities, including Alessandria, Ancona, Ferrara, Finale, Modena, Padua, Pisa, Rome, Rovigo and Venice [original and microfilm] (16th-19th centuries)
Lists of documents concerning Jews in non-Jewish archives
'Pinkassim' and documents, inter alia from Casablanca, Fes, Meknes, Mogador and Sefrou (1710-1963)
Amsterdam - Portuguese community archives [microfilm] (17th - 20th centuries)
Bucharest - Remnants of the Ashkenazic and Sephardic community archives (1818-1947)
Surveys of documents concerning the Jews in non-Jewish archives (12th-15th centuries)
Tunis - 'Pinkas' of the Portuguese community (1710-1936)
Records of the Cairo Jewish Community - 1886-1961.
500 West 185 St., New York, NY 10033. Tel (212) 960-5451
Bet Din, Casablanca
Records of Moroccan Jewry
Jewish Theological Seminary Archives, NYC
Centro di Documenazione Ebraica
Italian Jewry, at Via Eupil 8, 20145 Milan, Italy.
Italian Jewry, at Lungotevere Sanzio 5, 00153 Rome, Italy.
Cairo Jewish Community and other Middle-Eastern Jewish records
Contact Carmen Weinstein at
, or by snail mail to the Cairo Jewish Community at :
Mrs Carmen Weinstein, Communaute Juive du Caire, 13 Rue Sabyl El Khazinda
Abbassieh, Cairo, Egypt. (Unfortunately being short-staffed, responses may be