Yizkor Book Project, April 2014 #galicia


Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

[MODERATOR NOTE: Please see especially the mentions below of Dynow,
Poland, and Ozerna, Stryy, Tlumach, and Zolochiv, Ukraine -- towns once
in Galicia.]

Shalom,

It is sometimes quite amazing what can be done with the days and hours
in a month and quite a few dedicated volunteers. The results of their labor
within the Yizkor Book Project is listed below, and continues as we "speak".

Although I frequently note our volunteers (well, at least try to), I should
really point out that a great deal of translations are carried out by our very
professional paid translators. Whilst I prefer not to list them here for fear
of forgetting someone, you'll see their names appear frequently in the
translations appearing in the Yizkor Book site and I for one, am very
grateful for the excellent work they do within our project.

As you may be aware, their payment comes >from the kind donations of
people wishing to make sure that the contents of the Yizkor books are
made readily available to those of us who don't read Yiddish and/or
Hebrew, and will be available for the present and generations to come. If
this way of immortalizing our lost communities is important to you, we
welcome your donations to one of our many projects which can be found
at: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/PL.asp?c=23

If the Yizkor book for the community of your interest has yet to be set up
as a project, please contact me and we'll see how we can get such a
project moving.

Now to facts and figures for April.

During this last month we have added in 2 new projects:

- Jaunjelgava, Latvia
(Jaunjelgava Jewish Citizens Fascist Victims List, 1941)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaunjelgava/Jaunjelgava.html

- Siedlce, Poland (The Jews in Siedlce 1850-1945)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Siedlce3/Siedlce3.html

Added in 3 new entries:

- Luze, Czech Republic
(The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh394.html

- Pabrade, Lithuania
(Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1371.html

- Protivin, Czech Republic
(The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh512.html

We have continued to update 32 of our existing projects:

- Babruysk, Belarus
(Memorial book of the community of Bobruisk and its surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bobruisk/bysktoc1.html

- Bessarabia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania - Volume II)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00299.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Brest, Belarus
(Brest Lit(owsk) Volume II: The Encyclopaedia of the Jewish Diaspora)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brest2/brest2.html

- Bukovina (Region) (History of the Jews in the Bukovina)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bukowinabook/bukowina.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czyzew, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubasari, Moldova (Dubossary Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Dubossary/Dubossary.html

- Dynow, Poland (The Memorial Book of Jewish Dinov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dynow1/dynow1.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/musicians/musicians.html

- Karelichy, Belarus
(Korelitz; the life and destruction of a Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korelicze/korelicze.html

- Klobuck, Poland (The Book of Klobucko;
in memory of a martyred community which was destroyed)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/klobuck/klobuck.html

- Kozienice, Poland (The book of Kozienice;
The birth and the destruction of a Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kozienice/kozienice.html

- Krasnik, Poland (Book of Krasnik)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/krasnik/krasnik.html

- Kurenets, Belarus (The scroll of Kurzeniac)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kurenets/kurenets.html

- Latvia (The Jews in Latvia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/latvia1/latvia1.html

- Lithuania (Lite) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

- Molchad, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Radzivilov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radzivilov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radzivilov/Radzivilov.html

- Sosnove (Ludvipol), Ukraine (Ludvipol (Wolyn);
in memory of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ludvipol/Ludvipol.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie
and the neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Stryy, Ukraine (Book of Stryj)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/stryj2/stryj2.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania
(Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- Tlumach, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tlumacz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tlumacz/tlumacz.html

- Wasilkow, Poland (The Wasilkower memorial book;
memories of our town Wasilkow which has been annihilated by the Nazis)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wasilkow/Wasilkow.html

- Wolomin, Poland
(Volomin; a memorial to the Jewish community of Volomin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wolomin/wolomin.html

- Zolochiv, Ukraine (The Destruction of Zloczow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zolochiv/Zolochiv.html

Some important links to note:

* This month's additions and updates are flagged at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html
to make it easy to find them.
* All you would like to know about JewishGen's
"Yizkor Books in Print Project":
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
* Yizkor Book Translation Funds:
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/PL.asp?c=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing
more translations go online.

Happy Israeli Independence Day,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com

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