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Nissim Kohen and some classmates on a visit to their teacher Sofi Danon

In 1970 in Sofia I and a group of my classmates visiter a teacher of ours in geography and history. Her name was Sofi Danon. She had a sister - Franka Danon. She taught in the primary classes and Sofi taught history and geography in the junior high school grades. There are a few people on the photo. I am next to the teacher down on the first row and next to me is David Solomonov. He is a former TV and radio journalist. Behind the teacher from left to right is Yako Kohen, Rashel Beraha, Isak Ninyo, Sofka Mashiah and Asher Valadgi, who also worked in the radio.

The wedding picture of Nissim Kohen’s aunt Sofi Haravon

This is the wedding of my mother's sister Sofi Haravon. I do not know her new family name. She is in the middle, behind her is her husband, whose name I do not know. I suppose the photo was made in Kyustendil in the 1910s. As far as I know Sofi died at childbirth. They lived in Botevgrad. On the right is my mother's brother Chelebi Haravon and in front of him is his wife Buka. On the left is Mois Haravon.

The wedding picture of Mihael Kohen’s uncle Mois Haravon

This photo was taken in 1931 in Sofia on the occasion of my uncle Mois Haravon's wedding. He is on the right. The bride is in the middle. Her name is Roza, nee Katalan. Behind the bride is her brother Dr. Katalan with his wife. On the side are nieces of hers on her sister's side. My uncle came to Sofia while he was a bachelor. He had a shop before the war. After the war he established a small shop together with his brother Buko Haravon. Soon after that he left for Israel with his two children - Leon Haravon and Gavriel Haravon. They lived in Tel Aviv and Bat Yam.

The family of Nissim Kohen’s maternal grandparents

This is a photo of my mother's family from Kyustendil. The photo was taken probably in 1915. The photo shows my maternal grandparents Yuda and Bohora Haravon. First on the right is Isak Haravon - sitting next to my grandmother. Standing above them from left to right is my uncle Buko Haravon with his wife Matilda. The man standing in the middle is Chelebi Haravon, who is the second son of my grandparents. Behind my grandmother the man with the bow-tie is Mois Haravon, next to him, fourth in the row is my mother Sarina Kohen.

The wedding picture of Nissim Kohen’s parents, Mihael Kohen and Sarina Kohen

This is a photo of the wedding of my parents, Mihael Kohen and Sarina Kohen (nee Haravon). It was taken in Sofia in 1922. The newly-weds are in the middle. On the left is my mother's sister Victoria or Vita and on the right is my father's niece Mindusha Yontov. Above her is Mois Haravon who is my mother's brother. The little child is the future partisan Vitka Levi.

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