JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Transnistrya #general
Alexander Sharon <sharon@...>
JORGE SPUNBERG wrote:
Dear friends,Correct spelling: "Transnistria", which literally means in Romanian: the
other side of the River Dniestr (over the river Dniestr).Area is located
east of Bessarabia and east of the Dniestr River."Raion" is a Russian word
for the region/territory.
Since your area of interest is limited to the names of shtetls in this
region, I would strongly recommend to obtain a book by Dr. Felicia
(Steigman) Carmelly: "SHATTERED! 50 Years of Silence, History and Voices
of the Tragedy in Romania and Transnistria".
Book reviews are available on this website:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
MODERATOR NOTE: Although the site above is a commercial one, the book may
be useful and not widely available, so we have allowed the reference.
Please note also that a search on "Carmelly" in the JewishGen Discussion
Group Archives leads to another possibly useful source as well.