Gersh/Hersh #belarus

Billie Stein <billie@...>

Gersh can be Hersh (or Hirsh)/Tzvi, but it can also be Gershon,
as in the case of my GGF's brother, Gershon Rubenstein from

Billie Stein
Givatayim ISRAEL
Researching >from Belarus: DINNIN (Mogilev), PLOTKIN
(Bobruisk/Mogilev), RUBENSTEIN (Bobruisk)
from Galicia : LAMM, GLANTZ (Sieniawa) STEIN, JAKOB (Tarnow/Nowe
from Ukraine: HOFFMAN (Yashin?)

Subject: Gersh/Hersh
From: P Concus <pconcus@...>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 05:53:51 -0700
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Is it generally the case that in Cyrillic documents the name
appears as the equivalent of the Hebrew name Tzvi? (presumably
one can't write Hersh, the actual Yiddish equivalent -- no H in

Thank you. Paul Concus

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