November 2003 report for Yizkor Book Project #galicia


Joyce Field
 

November 2003 was another productive month for the Yizkor Book
Project. We put online 19 updates, 5 new entries, and 2 new books.
All translations are listed at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html. You can check
whether there is a yizkor book for a particular town at the Yizkor
Book Database, http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/database.html.
Necrologies >from translated yizkor books can be searched at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/.

New books:

-Kralovsky Chlmec, Slovakia
-Wyszkow, Poland

New entries:

-Bukowina, Geschichte der Juden in der Bukowina
-History of Heatid in Czernowitz
-History of Heatid in Israel
-Pinkas HaKehillot, Poland
-Jezupol (Zhovten), Ukraine, volume 2
-Ratno, Ukraine, volume 5
-Pinkas HaKehillot, Romania
-Birlad, Romania, volume 1

Updates:

-Bobruisk, Belarus
-Chelm, Poland
-Ciechanowiec, Poland
-Czestochowa, Poland
-Dusetos, Lithuania
-Gorodenka, Ukraine
-Janow, Belarus
-Krynki, Poland
-Lida, Belarus
-Losice, Poland
-Rokiskis, Lithuania
-Sokolka, Poland
-Sokoly, Poland
-Sosnowiec, Poland
-Tarnobrzeg, Poland
-Volozhin, Belarus
-Wysokie-Mazowieckie, Poland
-Zaglembia, Poland
-Zgierz, Poland

There are many books yet to be translated, waiting only for an eager
volunteer to step up to coordinate the translation project. Our
Yizkor Book Project staff is available to help you through the
process. Please contact me if you are willing and able to coordinate
a translation project. Or, if you have Hebrew or Yiddish translation
skills, you might want to start by volunteering to translate a
chapter >from the Pinkas HaKehillot on your ancestral town. We also
need a person with librarian experience to help us coordinate the
Yizkor Book Library Infofile at
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/yizlibs.html. Please contact me
privately if you can help in any way.

Many of our projects are fundraising projects. You can help by
contributing money to pay to have these books professionally
translated. The current fundraising projects are listed at
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/YizkorTrans.html.

We wish to take this opportunity to thank the wonderful volunteers
who donate their time to coordinate projects, to translate, and to
staff the Yizkor Book Project, and to wish all of you a Happy New
Year.

Joyce Field
jfield@jewishgen.org
Yizkor Book Project Manager
JewishGen, VP, Research

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