Giuseppe Coné 18 years old
Posing below the rings just before practice in Rhodes Island.
In Rhodes Island doing the vertical – look at those muscles and there were no creatines in those days.
At home in Rhodes on top of the third chair – what a balancing act!
1946 photo of ten young Rhodesli men survivors of the Nazi concentration camps. The photo was taken in Ostia Italy (near Rome) where the refugees lived in temporary hoiusing. (The Rhodesli women were housed in a shelter in Rome.) Left to right: Alberto Levy, Jack Hasson, Victor Hasson, Samuel Modiano, Eliezer Sourmani, Pepo Cordoval, Jack Cordoval, Joseph Cordoval, Joseph Coné, Ner Alhadeff and Joseph Hasson. Photo from Joseph Natan Hasson. Source Rhodes Jewish Museum http://www.rhodesjewishmuseum.org/history/holocaust
His remarkable born-to-win and optimistic outlook enabled him to start-all-over with a new life and a new family.
Mom and Dad on their wedding day in Rome 6th March 1947.
Just before leaving for the Belgian Congo
In Ostia (Rome) beach
In Tshinsenda with friends. From left to right Jeff Andries, ?,?,?, mom and me, Rebecca, Sara,? Dad.
At the entrance of my dad’s store in Tshinsenda with (Back) Mom, Dad, (Front – left to right) Rebecca, Matteo and Sara.
Relaxing at home in Tshinsenda from left to right Mom, Dad, zia Caterina, cousin Claudio Bianchi, zio Dante and Matteo.
Giuseppe was fifty one years old, the photograph was taken just before we left for Italy.
Courtesy YouTube – Katanga the Untold Story
My wife Esther when she was 12 years old – posing near Moise Tshombe at the Weizman Hall July 1962. Aslan Piha’s Bar Mitzvah
Dancing and smoking July 1962
At my Bar Mitzvah in Elisabethville in 1965, my dad just behind me.
When we arrived in South Africa in 1967, we lived in Hansen Muizenberg.
Celebrating Matteo’s 21st birthday in Muizenberg with friends. Back row from left to right: Barry Srubis, Nissim Angel, Manfred Cohen, Harold Spiro. Front row from left to right: Giuseppe Coné, Stanley Ziman, Beni Avzaradel, Abe Casper, ??
Enjoying snacks at Sara’s apartment in Sea Point way back in 1974. From left to right: Sara , Maria, Rebecca, Giuseppe and Matteo
On my wedding day 26th October 1975 outside Marais Road Shul. Front left to right: Sara, Marc, Nonou Giuseppe, Nona Maria, Matteo, Esther, Rebecca and Stanley.
Celebrating Claudia’s first birthday. From left to right: Mina, Jody, Rebecca, Esther, Matteo, Claudia, Nonou Giuseppe, Nona Maria, Stanley and David
Nona Ketty, Nonou Giuseppe and Esther at home, the Towers Holmfirth Road in 1985
From left to right: Giuseppe, Ner Alhadeff, Andrina Alhadeff, Samuel Modiano, Selma Modiano and Maria. Samuel Modiano and Ner Alhadeff were also in the same concentration camps.
Macias Restis visiting my parents in Muizenberg. From left to right: Nona Maria, Nonou Giuseppe, Macias and Esther.
Ivan Levin, Nonou Giuseppe, Nona Ketty also visiting my parents in Muizenberg.
David’s Bar Mitzvah at the Sephardi Hebrew Congregation in Cape Town.
Nonou Giuseppe show thumbs up at home in Kew Gardens Sea Point. I think we were trying to keep him awake and asked him if he enjoyed supper.
Having lunch on Yom Hashoa at the Sephardi Hebrew Congregation of Cape Town under the auspices of She’erit. Hapletah (survivors organisation) Back Row from left to right: Mina, Nona Maria, Nonou Giuseppe, Matteo, David, Esther. Front row from left to right: Jody, Claudia, Rebecca, Alan.
Nonou Giuseppe celebrating his 90th birthday.
Photograph taken at Yom Hashoa Pinelands.
My parents graves
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