Heritage

Research into people’s spiritual and cultural heirloom.

The personal driver of the first President of Israel.

The personal driver of the first President of Israel.

By Tikva Vineshtock, 2021. (Based on my column in ‘MaAriv’ newspaper, 17 November 1952.)Translated from Hebrew by Dr. Gil Dekel.  [גרסא עיברית למטה]   On 9 November 1952 (תשי"ג), Dr. Chaim Weizmann, first President of Israel, passed away. Immediately I have...

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The Book of Destiny – Toledot Charlap – Chapter XXV

The Book of Destiny – Toledot Charlap – Chapter XXV

Charlap {חרל”פ} was the ancestral honorary title of our family. {The surnames} Ser and Kiejsmacher were arbitrary names assigned near the beginning of the nineteenth century. The Charlaps were descended from King David. Relatives who belonged on totally different branches of the family tree and who had never had connections with one another presented documents claiming Davidic ancestry.

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