Here is an update for the month of April 2017 for Bessarabia SIG.
See the details at the "What's New" section of our web site.
Bessarabia Databases section. Update:
- Bessarabia Revision Lists, records will be send to JewishGen in the
end of May 2017. Several sets of records were completed. See all
sets at the Bessarabia Database Section at the top.
Cemeteries section. Updates:
- List of Jewish Cemeteries in Bessarabia and Moldova, updated.
- Faleshty Old Jewish Cemetery was completed. 301 records with 256
photographs were sent to JewishGen/JOWBR. Also there are 121 photos of
unknown graves available at the website and >from Faleshty Old Cemetery
report. Please see the overview, maps, photos, and more at Faleshti
Old Cemetery Report
- Bessarabeasca (Bessarabka, Romanovka, Romanenko) Jewish cemetery was
completed. 96 records with 95 photographs were sent to JewishGen/JOWBR.
Also there are 673! photos of unknown graves available at the website
and >from Bessarabeasca Cemetery, old section report. Please see the
overview, maps, photos, and more at Bessarabeasca Cemetery, old section
History of Jews in Bessarabia. New addition:
- The History of Jewish Surnames (Truth and Myths). Learn >from the
videos created by Pablo Briand, genealogist and investigator.
Genealogical Conferences. Addition:
- Read about sessions on Bessarabia/Moldova themes. One of the
session is Bessarabia/Moldova: Questions and Answers. Please submit
questions on geography, history, Jewish history, genealogy, archives,
and more to Inna Vayner or me. Questions should be of a general
Please let us know if you have any questions or ideas how to make
our SIG better.
Thank you all,
Yefim Kogan, Inna Vayner
Bessarabia SIG Leaders and Coordinators