Ann Rabinowitz <annrab@...>
The following letter has been translated >from the Yiddish (by V. Belling).
It was sent after World War II to Velva Sachar, President of the Kupisker
Benevolent Society in Cape Town, SA:
Dear Mr Sachar:
Here are the details of the nephew of Mrs Kritz. His name is Hershel
Osherowitz. The son of Sholem and Leah Osherowitz of Ponevezh. Before the
war he lived in Kovno and was a co-worker in the "Yidishe Shtime" (note:
Yiddish newspaper). His last address was number 8 Sniatsetskin Road, Vilne,
the Association of Russian writers. She is looking for his Aunt Hannah
Kritz, born, Korb, a sister of his mother Leah. Her parents were Saul and
Her address is
Mrs Ch. Kritz
3 Gardner Flats
If you want more information, please telephone Mrs Kritz. Her number is
With friendly wishes and hoping that you will do the mitzvah of finding the
I remain your friend.
I hope that this is of interest to someone researching these families.
All the best,