"Born in Amsterdam in 1940.
Grandson of Rabbi Benjamin I Ricardo and great-grandson of the Chazan Eljakim Alvares Vega.
Since 1951 living in Israel.Studied Economics and Geography.
Worked with El Al-Commercial Planning and Market Research and at the Israeli Ministry of Interior-Shilton Mekomie (Local Authorities).
On pension since 2004.Interested in the history of Portuguese Jewry and its genealogy, including Suriname, Curacao, etc.
Volunteered at the Center fror Research on Dutch Jewry".