Update: Bessarabia Research Division #bessarabia #JewishGenUpdates

Yefim Kogan

Dear researchers,

Here is an update for the Bessarabia Research Division projects for the month of March 2020.
See also at What's New at Bessarabia SIG website.

Bessarabian Databases. Updates:
-- Revision Lists, plan to upload to JewishGen in June of 2020. A number of Revision List sets are going to be completed for towns of Kishinev, Khotin, Bendery, Beltsy, etc,, see the progress at https://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/files/databases/RevisionsMarch2020.pdf
There are already 3198 records already completed.
Special thanks to Claire Stuart, Yuriy Daylis, Alan Levine.

-- Miriam Weiner Archival Database. New 430 records from 107 families/groups with 46 images were added to the database. You can see more records of Jews from towns of Beltsy, and Soroki.
Click to get directly to the Miriam Weiner's collection: https://www.jewishgen.org/bessarabia/RES_MasterIndex.asp?colid=62&listtype=C. The highlights of the this load are a number of Births and Death records, and also from voters list for a Rabbi in synagogue in Soroki.

Jewish Cemeteries. Updates:
-- Completed indexing Vila Mariana Jewish Cemetery, San Paulo, Brazil. Jews were originally from Bessarabia, Moldova and Podolia. Sent to JOWBR 503 burial records. See the cemetery report with more information, photos, etc. at Villa Mariana, San Paulo, Brazil cemetery: https://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/cemetery/brasil/MarianaVillageReport.pdf
Many thanks to a team of people from Brazil and USA: Alen Biscevic, Terry Lasky, Charles Goldenzon and
Eduardo Joelson.

I just want to mention to Ukraine SIG, please take a look at the cemetery report. There are a number of Jews from towns in Podolia, Czernowitz and a few from Iassy, Romania. All the records are going to be uploaded for everybody's view at the next load time, probably in June or so.

Genealogical Conferences. Addition:
-- Hopefully we will have a conference this year, and here is information about our Bessarabia Research division (Bessarabia SIG) participation' at Jewish Genealogical conference in San-Diego in August of 2020: https://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/PTM_Article.asp?id=210

Please let us know if you have any questions, comments, or you want to help us in our projects.

Inna Vayner, Yefim Kogan
JewishGen Bessarabia SIG Leaders and Coordinators

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