Here is an update for the month of May 2015 for Bessarabia SIG.
See the details at the "What's New" section of our site.
Bessarabian Databases. New additions:
The data for the new database "Jews involved in public life in Bessarabia"
was send to JewishGen and will be available at regular search at JewishGen /
Romania(Bessarabia) databases. You will be able to find Jews involved in
public life in Bessarabia; who held government position or was part of large
Jewish organizations, like Jewish hospitals, Jewish schools. It will also
include crown rabbis at the synagogues for many Bessarabian towns.
For now, you can see that data at the Bessarabia SIG website / Bessarabian
There was a change in a schedule for Bessarabian presentations:
Please see the schedule of all Bessarabian sessions with abstracts for each
At the Bessarabia SIG Luncheon Anastasia Moscaliuk could not attend the
conference, and the Bessarabian Board suggested to have a following
presentation: "Kishinev, my native town: Can we now visit Kishinev and find
help in our genealogical research?" by Yefim Kogan. You can see an
abstract of that presentation at the conference website or at Bessarabia SIG
There is a very good progress in several Cemetery projects. The update for
Cemetery projects will follow.
Send your comments, suggestions, critique, new ideas, proposals of how to
make our Bessarabia group better.
Thank you all,
Bessarabia SIG Coordinator
Researching KOGAN, SPIVAK, KHAYMOVICH, SRULEVICH, LEVIT in Kaushany,
Bendery, Tarutino, Akkerman, Kiliya - all in Bessarabia, KHAIMOVICH in
Galatz, Romania, KOGAN in Dubossary, Moldova, SRULEVICH in Shanghai, China