For the past few days, in memory of the members of the BDIL family,
who were killed during this action, I have been working on our family
tree and gathering new information and receiving it >from others. Over
the years, much new information has been posted online, especially >from
Israel and the IGRA databases as well as Yad Vashem.
This new information has allowed me to determine that some of the
family were able to either escape or reach safety before/after the war
and settle in many different places. Prior to the war, the Bdil family
were established in Skapiskis, Kupiskis, Kvetkai, Kaunas and Vilnius,
Lithuania, as well as Daugavpils and Riga, Latvia and several other
In addition, despite being a very rare Jewish name, the family settled
in America, Argentina, Australia, England, Israel, South Africa, and
Some years ago, I was in touch with Moshe Weinberg, the Israeli-born son
of Alisa Bdil Weinberg. I do not remember the first name of his father.
He had the family tree and family book which were composed in Hebrew.
If anyone knows of Moshe, I would like to be in contact with him once
again and obtain a copy of the family book.