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Rosanne Leeson <rdleeson@...>
 

Zvi Bernhardt of Yad Vashem has asked me to post this message regarding
difficulties experienced by researchers using the Yad Vashem Database.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisitions

On Yom Hashoah, we [Yad Vashem] put up a whole new site. We did this in
order to integrate a Russian interface for the site, a very important
move as we have also started a project to collect Pages of Testimony
among Russian speaking Jews. The project is currently being carried out
in the Ukraine and in Israel.

Like most new sites, the new site has bugs. We have sorted out most of
the bugs, but the site is still not as stable as the site we had before
Yom Hashoah. At this point, most of the time it works fine, but the
problems described below happens every few days. Our computer people
are working hard to solve the problem as quickly as possible.

PLEASE write us at central.database@yadvashem.org.il if you encounter
technical problems with our site. We usually aren't able to answer you
quickly enough to help you, but you help us (and yourself in the long
run) by making sure we know all the problems that exist.

Zvi Bernhardt
Yad Vashem

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