Re: latvia digest: March 04, 2005 #latvia


I am originally >from Cape Town and remember Esther, and a brother Hymie
SMUSKOWITZ at a Betar camp during the 50's. Both were >from Johannesburg.

You should visit the South Africa SIG website on Jewishgen that will
guide you to many possible sources on Jewish families in South Africa.

Mike Getz
Bethesda, MD

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Subject: Griva
From: "Hal Stein" <>

My father's original name was MENDEL SMOSCOWITZ and he came to the
U.S. >from Griva in about 1910. ...snip...

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