Our Concept – Our contextualization method

Most of the Jewish family histories in Belgium took place in the same background.

However each history is unique

  • How to give account of this double characteristic ?
  • How to highlight the characteristics of people who are our predecessors ?
  • How to relate them to the « Great History » with which we are familiar but which is anonymous ?

The contextualization method addresses these challenges.

Combining a historical background with genealogical data :

⇒ This method avoids to give a stereotypical image of a family history