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Kenneth H.Ryesky, Esq. <khresq@...>


Joan Rosen writes "There apparently was no group >from [her g-gf's shtetl]
large enough to form a congregation here, so he became part of a group >from
[a place geographically close to his home town]. This, I believe, was a
common practice.


And it didn't even have to be a group >from a place close to the home shtetl.

My grandfather was a member (and a founding member, I am told, but have not
verified) of the Pannonia Beneficial Association in Philadelphia, even
though he was >from Belarus and not Pannonia (which is in current-day
Hungary & Croatia).

-- Ken Ryesky
Kenneth H. Ryesky, Esq.
P.O. Box 926
East Northport, NY 11731


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