The Jeff Malka Sephardic Collection
Jewish Resistance in World War
An Introduction and Reference Materials
By Michael L. Hoffman
Michael L. Hoffman, Ph.D., currently residing in Sofia, Bulgaria
has graciously made his article about the Jewish Bulgarian Partisans
available to all. In addition to being of general historical interest,
it is also of genealogical interest as it includes a list of 272 Jewish
Bulgarian Partisans. There is also a large bibliography on the Bulgarian
resistance with both English and annotated Bulgarian sources.
The entire article can be downloaded by clicking
This database consists of 272 Sephardic Jewish partisans from Bulgaria.
The database was created from Annex D of the article mentioned above
(Ghetto Fighters House; Grabcheva, 1984; Kohen; Konsistoriya Tsentralna na
Evreite v Bulgariia, 1958. Partisan names are shown in parentheses).
The fields in the database are:
- Given Name
- Date of Birth
- Date of Death
We acknowledge the tremendous contributions and lifelong
dedication of Mathilde Tagger, z"l, who made this index available.
For many years, and right until her untimely death, Mathilde Tagger was a
very close friend and collaborator with Jeff Malka. Together they worked to
promote Sephardic genealogy research and educate the public about its enormous
In addition, we express our grateful appreciation to
Dr. Jeff Malka for his monumental ongoing effort to collect
and make accessible Sephardic genealogical information, and for his
generosity in contributing his extraordinarily valuable collection to
Finally, we thank Mike Kalt, HTML Volunteer Coordinator,
for placing this description online, and Nolan Altman, Director of
Special Projects and Coordinator of the Holocuast Database, for his continued
devotion and dedication to JewishGen's important work.
Search the Database
The List of Jewish Partisans can be searched via
the JewishGen Sephardic
the JewishGen Bulgaria
JewishGen Holocaust Collection