Re: BIRENBAUM Inquiry #usa
Without records it may be impossible to make a definitive connection but with careful analysis of the DNA matches you may make an educated guess. In terms of locations, Kleszczele, Bielsk, Grodno (Kleshelyah in your message) was 15 miles from Vysokaye, Brest, Grodno (Wysoko-Litowsk). Brisk is Brest-Litowsk the nearest city to those shtels.
Poland: GEVIRTZMAN in Kobylin; JESINOWITZ/YESNOWITZ in Mszczonów; FELSENSTEIN in Parysów.
Belarus: GUTTWOCH/GOODMAN and ZISSERMAN in Volchin; BUSHMITZ in Vysokaye.
Ukraine: TRAUB and JANOVSKY in Kolki, Sofievka, Radomysl, and Zhytomyr; WEISMAN or ROSENBERG.