Over the course of the interviews I have done, certain characters stand out. One of the most colourful of these characters was Haroon (Aron) Levy. Whilst quite a few people mentioned him, his son Edward and nephew Joshua, shared the most fantastic stories about this man. I have put just some of these stories together in this post.Read More
An extract of an interview with Zaki, who sadly passed away last week. He was great fun to interview, a wonderful host with his wife Viola, and had a fantastic chuckle!Read More
Shirley is the grandaughter of Moshe Bassiouni, one of the earliest Jews to settle in Sudan. Her uncle was the famous Dr Bassiouni, but she is also a Doctor herself. Shirley practiced in Israel, having studied medicine at the University in Khartoum.Read More
An extract from a conversation between two fantastic sisters Lily and Esther, about their life in Sudan.Read More
The contributor of this story grew up in a Sudan that many of the Jewish community had already left. He was born in Wad Medani, before moving to Khartoum. A great story teller, here he remembered his time as a child, working with his father in the market of Wad Medani.Read More
Between 1943 and 1945 Rabbi Malka returned again and again to the atrocities that were being committed in Europe in his writing. His writing moves from despair and anger to a reluctant acceptance that these horrors must be God’s will. He knows he is powerless to help his fellow Jews in Europe, and he also knows that if Axis forces are victorious then he too will be in danger.
Below are some extracts from these writings.Read More