Yizkor Book Project, June 2011 #usa

Lance Ackerfeld
 

Shalom,

As we head out into the long hot summer or the long cold winter, for those
on the other side of the planet, I have to report that June was yet another
"hyperactive" month for the Yizkor Book Project. Happily, quite a large
number of new books and entries were added and notably, a new Translation
project has been added this month for Dej, Romania (Des, Hungary) and we are
looking for financial support of this project in order to allow those of you
with roots there, to read about the people and thriving culture that existed
before the Holocaust. If you feel able to assist in helping to finance this
or any of our currently running translation projects at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
, your help would be much appreciated. The importance of these funds is
clearly illustrated in this month's updates, half of which are projects in
our Translations Funds.

June also saw the addition of a large number of necrologies which not only
immortalize the names of our loved ones but also can provide their family
relationships, professions, dates of birth and more or these people. As
such, these lists are also an invaluable genealogical resource and to assist
in research, the names >from the necrologies are periodically added to the
searchable Yizkor Book Necrology Database at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/ These days, this important but
time-taking work of adding to the database is carried out by Max Heffler,
who also carries out a myriad of other tasks for JewishGen and elsewhere. I
would truly like to spread the heavy load which these days falls heavily on
Max's shoulders alone and am eager to hear >from any of you who have some
time to help in preparing the lists in Excel which are then added to the
database.

As far as the June figures go, during this last month we have added these 9
new projects:

- Burshtyn, Ukraine (Book of Bursztyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Burshtyn/Burshtyn.html

- Carpathian Mountains (Youth >from the Carpathian Mountains)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Carpathian_Mountains/Carpathian_Mountains.html
or http://tinyurl.com/3qejcy6
[includes Izki, Pilipets, Rostoka and Verkhne-Studenyy in the Ukraine]

- Dej, Romania (Des..., Bethlen, Magyarlapos, Retteg, Nagyilonda and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dej/dej.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 10)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1000.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 16)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1600.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 17)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1700.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 18)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1800.html

- Murska Sobota, Slovenia (They Died in the Fight for Freedom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Murska_Sobota/Murska_Sobota.html

- Nyiregyhaza, Hungary (Jewish Life in Nyiregyhaza)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Nyiregyhaza/Nyiregyhaza.html


Added in 27 new entries:

- Aukshtadvaris, Lithuania (Lite)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lita/lit1869.html

- Bad Nauheim, Germany (Pinkas Germany)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_germany/ger3_00084.html

- Haradok (Horodok), Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland,
Volume VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00229.html

- Komyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561.html

- Katiliske, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559.html

- Kietaviskes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559b.html

- Kriukai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00616.html

- Krincinas, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621d.html

- Krivlyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621e.html

- Kulbes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561b.html

- Kuliai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559c.html

- Kursenai, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_108.html

- Laizuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_130.html

- Laukuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_135.html

- Liudvinavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_147.html

- Lucinava (Marijampole), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346b.html

- Lucinava (Raseiniai), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346c.html

- Luksiai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00348.html

- Luoke, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_152.html

- Lyduvenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00354.html

- Miroslavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_161.html

- Nacioniskis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410.html

- Nakan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410b.html

- Narikishok, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410c.html

- Naujamiestis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00401.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo368.html

- Warszawa, Poland (Jewish Warsaw that was; a Yiddish literary anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/warsaw1/warsaw1.html


We have continued to update 26 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish community of Dabrowa Gornicza
and its destruction) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dotnuva, Lithuania (Letters >from Dotnuva)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dotnuva/Dotnuva.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dubno/Dubno.html

- Dzyarzhynsk, Belarus (Koidanov; Memorial Volume of the Martyrs of
Koidanov) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyarzhynsk/Dzyarzhynsk.html

- Fehergyarmat, Hungary (Our Former City Fehergyarmat)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Fehergyarmat/Fehergyarmat.html

- Garwolin, Poland (Garwolin Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/Goniadz.html

- Gorodets, Belarus (Horodetz; history of a town, 1142-1942)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorodets/gorodets.html

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

- Katowice, Poland (Katowice: the Rise and Decline of the Jewish community;
Memorial Book) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/katowice/katowice.html

- Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine (The destruction of Proskurov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Khmelnytskyy/Khmelnytskyy.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Lithuania http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

- Lowicz, Poland (Lowicz; a Town in Mazovia, Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lowicz/lowicz.html

- Oradea, Romania (A city and yesterday; memorial book to the Jews of
Grosswardein) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/oradea/oradea.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Ostrow-Mazowiecka, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of
Ostrow-Mazowiecka) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrow/ostrow.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Ratno, Ukraine (Ratno; Story of a Destroyed Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ratno/ratno.html

- Shumskoye, Ukraine (Szumsk, memorial book of the martyrs of Szumsk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/szumsk/szumsk.html

- Svir, Poland (Our Townlet Swir)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svir/svir.html

- Valkininkai, Lithuania (Olkeniki in flames; a memorial book to the
community of Olkenik in the Vilna district)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Valkininkai/Valkininkai.html

- Wadowice, Poland (Memorial Book of the Communities Wadowice, Andrychow,
Kalwarja, Myslenice, Sucha)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wadowice/wadowice.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

By-the way, the Yizkor Book Project now contains 1,301 entries, 627 books,
9,468 pages, 20,023 images and we continue to grow and grow with all of your
help.

Wishing you all the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@...

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