Belarus SIG #Belarus Yizkor Book Project, March 2015 #belarus


Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I'm sure this finds you in some way or another, getting yourself
ready for the Pesach/Passover holiday. And speaking of Pesach,
although the Yizkor Book Project hasn't hidden an "affikoman" for
you to find, we do have some token gifts to present to you which
were supplied by some very wonderful people over this past month.

- The first "gift" is for those of you with family roots in
Yugoslavia. Judy Petersen has prepared an index of all the names
appearing in the Pinkas Hakehillot (Encyclopedia of the Jewish
Diaspora) for Yugoslavia and I'm sure you'll find list as an
excellent research tool. - The second "gift" is a complete online
book in pdf format - "War Criminal on Trial" by which was written
by Sol Littman. For those of you interested in purchasing a hard
copy of the same, please go to the Yizkor Books in Print link at
the end of this message to obtain more details. - The third "gift"
is a complete translation into English of the Hebrew articles in
the Eisiskes, Lithuania Yizkor book and for this we have to thank
Kenneth Juris for this donation and Judy Baston for her editing
and initiative.
- The fourth "gift" is the Nowy Zmigrod Yizkor book which was
compiled by William Leibner and is now completely online.
- The fifth "gifts" are >from Susan Dressler, Genia Hollander &
Helen Rosenstein Wolf who have been tirelessly typing up English
sections >from various Yizkor books, this past month and for many
months previous, allowing us to place these articles online for
the benefit of all. - The last (or are they?) "gifts" are further
translations into Hebrew of the Yiddish sections >from three
Ukrainian Yizkor books prepared by Esther Weinschelbaum, so that
there are now eight of these Yiddish-to-Hebrew translations >from
Ukrainian Yizkor books now made available online.

Other than that, all the additions to the Yizkor Book Project,
great or small, continue on each day of the year and to all of
those involved in the YB Project and to you dear reader, I would
like to wish all a very memorable, warm and gastronomically
excellent seder and a wonderful Pesach holiday, in general.

Now to facts and figures for March.

During this last month we have added in 7 new projects:

- Baden (Region), Germany (Jews of our homeland (The History of the
Jews >from the villages Mingolsheim, Langenbruecken and Malsch))
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/baden/baden.html

- Gorlitz, Germany (Jews and Synagogue in Gorlitz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorlitz/gorlitz.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets Book; In Memory Of Our Community That
Is No More) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korets/koretsh.html [Hebrew]

- Mlyniv, Ukraine (Mlynov-Muravica Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Mlyniv/Mlynivh.html [Hebrew]

- Salaj (Region), Romania (Memorial Book of Salaj-Szilagy Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/salaj/salaj.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarnyh.html [Hebrew]

- War Criminal on Trial
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/war_criminal/war_criminal.html

We have added in one new entry:

- Osiek Jasielski, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/now243.html

We have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyy (Akkerman), Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns
of its District; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/Akkerman.html

- Bolekhov, Ukraine (Memorial book of the martyrs of Bolechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/bolekhov/bolekhov.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Memorial volume for the Jews of Cluj-Kolozsvar)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca/Cluj-Napoca.html

- Eisiskes, Lithuania (Ejszyszki, its History and Destruction)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Eisiskes/Eisiskes.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is
no more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Kosice, Slovakia (The Story of the Jewish community of Kosice)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosice/Kosice.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Krosno, Poland (Krosno by the Wislok River)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krosno/Krosno.html

- Lodz, Poland (Yiddish Lodz; a Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lodz1/lodz1.html

- Lomazy, Poland (The Lomaz Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lomazy/lomazy.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Nowy Zmigrod, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/nowy_zmigrod1.html

- Siedlce, Poland (The Jews in Siedlce 1850-1945)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Siedlce3/Siedlce3.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Stryy, Ukraine (Book of Stryj)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/stryj2/stryj2.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Velyki Mosty, Ukraine (Mosty-Wielkie Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Velyki_Mosty/Velyki_Mosty.html

- Wolbrom, Poland (Our Town Wolbrom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wolbrom/wolbrom.html

- Yugoslavia (Pinkas Yugoslavia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_yugoslavia/yug_00358.html

- Zwolen, Poland (Zwolen Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zwolen/Zwolen.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to
find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Pesach Sameach/Happy Passover,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager

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