Belarus SIG #Belarus Re: Novogrudok, Belarus Rabbis #belarus
Larry & Doris Phillips <ldphill@...>
My name is Larry Phillips and I live in Forest Ranch California. I read
your e-mail of July 18 and was very excited. However, my family comes from
My g'father was Abraham Samuel RABINOVITCH. He was born in Minsk in May of
1883. His father was Samuel RABINOVITCH and his mother was Leah SHAPIRO.
According to family legend my g'fathers father or g'father was the Chief
Rabbi of Minsk. My g'father had two sisters who went to Switzerland to
study medicine and became one of the first women doctors in Russia.
My g'father came to New York around 1903. He and his cousin Max Samuel
HINDEN married sisters. My g'father married Mary EMEN and Max married
There is a tradition in the family that the Rabbi that was the Chief Rabbi
of Minsk was known as "Reb Tevele".
My g'father came to the US because he didn't want to become a Rabbi.
I do have pictures of my g'parents taken around 1914.
I am searching RABINOVITCH, EMEN, SHAPIRO, HINDEN/GINDEN and MELNICK
Alan Golnick <email@example.com> wrote:
Researching Novogrudok, Belarus Rabbis.was born 1820 & died 1908. AVROM was born 1823.
MODERATOR NOTE: Check out the Jewish Encyclopedia article on on Minsk
<http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus/Minsk%20-%20JE.htm>. There is a list of
rabbis, one is a RABINOVITCH.