BARASCH from Brody and Polish resources in D.C. #galicia

Sandi Steinberg <sandirs@...>

I'm a member of Gesher Galicia now widening the search for
members/descendants of the BARASCH family of Brody. Does anyone know who
Rabbi Shmuel was--the rabbi >from whom the anagram forming that name
"BARASCH", ben Rebbe Shmuel?

I am also interested in corresponding with anyone who has been to Brody.

My other interest is Staszow, the town in which my grandfather was born.
It's in Kielce province, 8 miles >from the city of Kielce.

Thank you for your time and any information.

By the way, since I live in the suburbs of Washington DC, here is some
information I hope might be of use if you are also nearby or visiting this

In Washington, D.C.:

The Polish Embassy is at 2640 16th St., NW. phone (202) 234-3800. Haven't
been there yet since I have just started a new job.

The Polish National Library is open all day and evening on Tuesday;
Thursday afternoons; and Saturday >from about 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
I plan to go one Tuesday evening.
Its address (it is independent >from the Embassy) is 1503 21st Street, NW.
Phone: (202) 466-2665.

Both these addresses are in central downtown Washington and easy to get to
by bus or subway.

I called the Ukrainian Embassy last week to ask about Brody and they've
promised to send me some information. I will let you know if and when it

The Ukrainian Embassy is at 33350 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007.
Phone (202) 333-0606. It opens at 9 a.m. Ask about the library.

Hope this helps some folks.

Sandi Steinberg

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