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Phyllis Kramer

We invite you to read the inspiring stories in the latest issue of
JewishGen's SUCCESS! STORIES webzine. You can access these stories
from the "About Us" button on our website or by following this link: .

In this issue:
....Rachel Lev-Leshem, whose mother was a Holocaust survivor, travels
to her ancestral town of Ermihalyfalva, Romania. A chance meeting at
the town's Synagogue leads to the recovery of the Mezuzah >from her
great-grandparents' home.
....Marla Raucher Osborn sorts through family stories and vital
records to determine if her grandmother's Bessarabia family surname of
Heller had once been Blecher, as rumored.
....Aaron Hurwitz connects with an unknown branch of his Blistein
family as a result of his posts on JewishGen's Family Finder and
Family Tree of the Jewish People.
....Janet Silver Ghent is contacted by a formerly unknown distant
cousin as a result of her posting on JewishGen's Family Finder and
they collaborate to research their common ancestors.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel,
Editor and Anna Blanchard, Webmaster. We are sure you will be moved by
these stories and we encourage you to submit your own success stories
to us at .

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.

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