Notes for Aaron 'Daniel' Mendoza: AARON MENDOZA. My 6th Great Grandfather, b.abt 1710, Author. In 1730 he published one of the first books produced by a Jew in England, with illustrations in his own hand. His book is all about the ritual slaughter laws, and makes a lot of reference to a famous text, written by another famous Rabbi, Joseph Caro, in the 15th century.
Married Benvenida TUBI or TOBI who was born in Liverno, Italy abt. 1730.
None of Aaron and Benvenidas childrens births are listed in the Bevis Marks archives. And Aaron and Benvenida do not appear in the burial archives!
AARON was a shochet is a religious person, kind of like a Rabbi, but not, who works with the slaughtering of animals, according to the laws of kashrut.
Grandfather of Daniel Mendoza the pugilist.
More About Aaron 'Daniel' Mendoza: Occupation: 1st Child @ 30. Record Change: 03 Aug 2004
More About Aaron 'Daniel' Mendoza and Benvenida Tubi: Marriage: 1730, Bevis Marks Synagogue London.89, 90
Marriage Notes for Aaron 'Daniel' Mendoza and Benvenida Tubi: Emanuel Ben-Zion
In an inner courtyard in deep London financial district lays Bevis Mark Synagogue. Itís an amazing building, built in Baroque style with profound Quaker influence in the inside decoration (A Quaker built it), especially the use of dark and strong wood. Itís has two floors, with the upper being for the women. Itís a little copy from the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam.
Itís the oldest Beit Knesset in England (1701), established by the Sephardic Iberian community whose ancestors were expelled from their homeland by the Inquisition and by the political power. It was the religious center for the British Jewry and acted as a support base for ďcongregational and individual troubles all the world over; e.g., the appeal of the Jamaican Jews for a reduction in taxation (1736); the internecine quarrel among the Barbados Jews (1753); and the aiding of seven-year-old Moses de Paz, who escaped from Gibraltar in 1777 to avoid an enforced conversion.Ē JewishEncyclopedia.com
It must be an amazing feeling to attend a Kabbalat Shabbat or a Yom Kippur service, and you can feel the History of the place still, and imagine ancient faces looking proud at you, because you survived and you are keeping the blood running.
Children of Aaron 'Daniel' Mendoza and Benvenida Tubi are: