shirley pencer <scpencer@...>
Dear Group Members:
Regarding the family history of Nobel Laureate Isaac Bashevis Singer-
(b.1904 Leoncin, Poland-d.1991 Miami):
His father was Chasidic Rabbi Mendel Pinchas Singer, who numbered among his
ancestors the Baal Shem Tov, Sabbatai Kohen, Rabbi Moses Isserles, and
He took his middle name came >from his mother's: Szeva daughter of Bilgorai
Rabbi Jakub Mordechai Zylberman and Chana Danziger.
His siblings were: Hinde Esther,b.1891, Israel Joshua,b.1893, (author of
Yoshe Kalb,the Family Carnovsky,etc); and Moshe, b.1906, a Chasidic rabbi.
Both Szeva (Batsheva) and Moshe Singer died in the Holocaust.
PANZER/PENCER:(or variation thereof)-Jelna, Rzeszow District,Przemysl,
Galicia-London, Wales-Montreal SACHNOVICH: Kiev, London, Montreal
GREEN (GRUEN...): Posen,W. Prussia, Poznan, England, Wales, Montreal
MIDVIDY/MEDVEDOWSKY, MIDVIDIFF: Boyarka-Kiev-London, Montreal
PLIX:Kiev, London, Laurentians, Philadelphia
DALIS-off: Boyarka- Kiev, London, Ste-Agathe, Laurentians, Quebec