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GEDCOM utilities #general

Bernard Kouchel <koosh@...>
 

This site, *Alles voor GEDCOM* [Everything for GEDCOM] has dozens of
freeware and shareware GEDCOM utilities -- viewers, editors, converters,
etc. http://users.pandora.be/ivo.gilisen/4gedcom.htm

koosh@...
Bernard KoucheL


JUDELOWITZ: DM 138740/438740 #general

Stanley Judd <stanleyjudd@...>
 

In my continuing research on JUDELOWITZ families, I requested copies of all
records for the above DM codes. >from the Jerusalem/Jaffa/Haifa Consular
records, using the JGS Greater Washington name index. The records are from
1857-1917. I have received the available copies and transcribed all of the
pertinent data which is shown below. I have included many of the other
names in these records.

I am posting this as hopefully it will be useful to some of you. I also
hope that if you think there may be a link to your research, you will send
me a copy of any JUDELOWITZ data you may have. Even if there is no
apparent link but you do have some data, I would love to have a copy. I
have hundreds of unlinked records but as I get more data, some sense of
order is appearing.

USDS: Jerusalem 1857-1935, Jaffa 1867-1917, Haifa 1872-1917

JGS Greater Washington Index: Contains 9000+names assumed to be Jewish.
Names selected only for records with some genealogical content. Searched
for Judelowitz (DM 138740 & 438740): 19 hits
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/group84.htm

Sabettai (Sabetay) JUDELOWITCH/JUDELOWITZ (3 hits 19-21 Jun 1916): Jaffa
Letter substituting for a lost Certificate of Registration for a US
citizen, nothing given other than the name.

Moses Juda JUDELEWITZ (2 hits Sep 5 & 9, 1895):
5 Sep: Mordechai SOLOMON deposited a one year bond with the Consolate for
paying Moses for work in his Mill if Moses is turned out not by his own
fault.

9 Sep: Moses and his wife deposited an agreement between them with the
Consolate. They will take a house at the agricultural Colony Kastiryeh, he
will support his wife and complaints against each other must be proved by
the testimony of 3 witnesses and will be judged by the US Consul.

Simon JUDELOWITZ (8 hits _______):
______: Certificate of Registration of American Citizen for Simon
JUDELOWITZ, b.1881 Jerusalem. Certificate issued after 22 Apr 1910,
expires 11 Dec 1915. res.Nove Sholem, Jaffa, Palestine. Has never been in
the US, is US citizen by naturalization of his father Moses J JUDELOWTZ.
Citizenship established by Simon's affdavit and Moses' US Passport #1924,
24 May, 1893. In Jaffa to take care of his mother and brothers (nos). In
case of death or accident, inform family in Jerusalem.

(2 hits _____ & 2 Jul 1915, see Simon JUDELOWITZ):

______: Deborah JUDELOWITZ listed as wife of Simon. Six children: Deborah
JEDELOWITZ and 6 children (7 hits ______ & 1 hit 2 Jul 1915)______:
Deborah and children all born in Jerusalem, residing in Jaffa

Freide Michle b.1901, Hanna Rachel b.1903, Meyer b.1905
Sarah Rebecca b.1907, Abraham Benjamin b.1911, Leah b.1913

2 Jul: Letter >from Jaffa US Consular Agent to the American Consul in
Jerusalem requests Consul obtain permission >from His Excellency Djamal
Pasha for permission for 24 US citizens to leave on the next steamer,
including Deborah JUDALOWITZ and six children.

US Citizens: Brauch JACOBSON, Haim Leib SHAPIRA, Debora JUDALEWITZ and 6
children, Abraham S Cohen, David Chansky and wife, Mollie Avner, Henry
PERLMAN, Moses PERLMAN, Mrs. Frieda LEIBOWITZ and 5 children, Mrs. Bella
GLUCKMAN, Abraham MINTZ and Wolf ESENBERG

Italian Citizens desiring to leave: Lozon JUDA, Bonzom SYIGI with wife
and 2 children, Moses ARDITTI and Israel RATAMIN.

British Citizens desiring to leave: Jacob GRODENZIK, Furtenain MIZRAHI
and brother, Chaim LAREDO, Louis GOLDSMITH with 2 children, Nalake YATIA
and 3 children.

Yemina and David JUDILOWITZ (2 hits, no records found) Jaffa________
JUDELOWITZ (1 hit 5 Oct 1915, not found) Alexandria, Egypt
Ruben YUDELEVITZ l.Richon Le Zion (1 hit 6 Feb 1915 & 15 Mar 1915):
6 Feb: Letter >from US Consolate-General in Cairo to the Consular Agent in
Jaffa with a $302.29 draft which included $38.93 for Rubin Yudelevitz in
Richon Le Zion >from Jacob Yudelevitz.
15 Mar: Receipt by Ruben for the $38.93 sent by Jacob

Jacob YUDELEVITZ (1 hit 6 Feb 1915 & 2 March 1915):
6 Feb: Letter >from US Consolate-General in Cairo to the Consular Agent in
Jaffa with a $302.29 draft which included $7.72 for Fayoe COHEN in Richon
Le Zion >from Jacob Yudelevitz.
2 Mar: Receipt by Mrs. Cohen for $7.72 sent for Fayoe Cohen

Other recipients of money:

Mayer KARTCHEWSKY, Richon-le-sion $20 >from Jacob KART to come to Egypt
Menahem COHEN & Jacob SANOVITCH, Richon-el-sion $7.72 each >from Jacob Y.
Madame Louise JAHSHAN, Gaza, Palestine $35 >from Elias Lewis Jahshan

Zalel LAPIN, Jaffa for Pincas LERNER, Saffet $29.20
>from Grand Rabbinat, Cairo
C Lapin, Jaffa, $146; 1/3 for himself, 2/3 for Jouda Raab
>from Leib Lapin and Grun Bros.
Joseph HOROWITZ, Rue Nevischoulem, Jaffa $10 >from A Segelbaum
C. Lapin, Jaffa

Stanley H. Judd Los Altos Hills, CA
Searching JUDELOWITZ/YUDELOWITZ, BRILLIANT, JANKOWSKY, ROTCHILD, BAER
Locations northern Lithuania and Latvia


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen GEDCOM utilities #general

Bernard Kouchel <koosh@...>
 

This site, *Alles voor GEDCOM* [Everything for GEDCOM] has dozens of
freeware and shareware GEDCOM utilities -- viewers, editors, converters,
etc. http://users.pandora.be/ivo.gilisen/4gedcom.htm

koosh@...
Bernard KoucheL


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JUDELOWITZ: DM 138740/438740 #general

Stanley Judd <stanleyjudd@...>
 

In my continuing research on JUDELOWITZ families, I requested copies of all
records for the above DM codes. >from the Jerusalem/Jaffa/Haifa Consular
records, using the JGS Greater Washington name index. The records are from
1857-1917. I have received the available copies and transcribed all of the
pertinent data which is shown below. I have included many of the other
names in these records.

I am posting this as hopefully it will be useful to some of you. I also
hope that if you think there may be a link to your research, you will send
me a copy of any JUDELOWITZ data you may have. Even if there is no
apparent link but you do have some data, I would love to have a copy. I
have hundreds of unlinked records but as I get more data, some sense of
order is appearing.

USDS: Jerusalem 1857-1935, Jaffa 1867-1917, Haifa 1872-1917

JGS Greater Washington Index: Contains 9000+names assumed to be Jewish.
Names selected only for records with some genealogical content. Searched
for Judelowitz (DM 138740 & 438740): 19 hits
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/group84.htm

Sabettai (Sabetay) JUDELOWITCH/JUDELOWITZ (3 hits 19-21 Jun 1916): Jaffa
Letter substituting for a lost Certificate of Registration for a US
citizen, nothing given other than the name.

Moses Juda JUDELEWITZ (2 hits Sep 5 & 9, 1895):
5 Sep: Mordechai SOLOMON deposited a one year bond with the Consolate for
paying Moses for work in his Mill if Moses is turned out not by his own
fault.

9 Sep: Moses and his wife deposited an agreement between them with the
Consolate. They will take a house at the agricultural Colony Kastiryeh, he
will support his wife and complaints against each other must be proved by
the testimony of 3 witnesses and will be judged by the US Consul.

Simon JUDELOWITZ (8 hits _______):
______: Certificate of Registration of American Citizen for Simon
JUDELOWITZ, b.1881 Jerusalem. Certificate issued after 22 Apr 1910,
expires 11 Dec 1915. res.Nove Sholem, Jaffa, Palestine. Has never been in
the US, is US citizen by naturalization of his father Moses J JUDELOWTZ.
Citizenship established by Simon's affdavit and Moses' US Passport #1924,
24 May, 1893. In Jaffa to take care of his mother and brothers (nos). In
case of death or accident, inform family in Jerusalem.

(2 hits _____ & 2 Jul 1915, see Simon JUDELOWITZ):

______: Deborah JUDELOWITZ listed as wife of Simon. Six children: Deborah
JEDELOWITZ and 6 children (7 hits ______ & 1 hit 2 Jul 1915)______:
Deborah and children all born in Jerusalem, residing in Jaffa

Freide Michle b.1901, Hanna Rachel b.1903, Meyer b.1905
Sarah Rebecca b.1907, Abraham Benjamin b.1911, Leah b.1913

2 Jul: Letter >from Jaffa US Consular Agent to the American Consul in
Jerusalem requests Consul obtain permission >from His Excellency Djamal
Pasha for permission for 24 US citizens to leave on the next steamer,
including Deborah JUDALOWITZ and six children.

US Citizens: Brauch JACOBSON, Haim Leib SHAPIRA, Debora JUDALEWITZ and 6
children, Abraham S Cohen, David Chansky and wife, Mollie Avner, Henry
PERLMAN, Moses PERLMAN, Mrs. Frieda LEIBOWITZ and 5 children, Mrs. Bella
GLUCKMAN, Abraham MINTZ and Wolf ESENBERG

Italian Citizens desiring to leave: Lozon JUDA, Bonzom SYIGI with wife
and 2 children, Moses ARDITTI and Israel RATAMIN.

British Citizens desiring to leave: Jacob GRODENZIK, Furtenain MIZRAHI
and brother, Chaim LAREDO, Louis GOLDSMITH with 2 children, Nalake YATIA
and 3 children.

Yemina and David JUDILOWITZ (2 hits, no records found) Jaffa________
JUDELOWITZ (1 hit 5 Oct 1915, not found) Alexandria, Egypt
Ruben YUDELEVITZ l.Richon Le Zion (1 hit 6 Feb 1915 & 15 Mar 1915):
6 Feb: Letter >from US Consolate-General in Cairo to the Consular Agent in
Jaffa with a $302.29 draft which included $38.93 for Rubin Yudelevitz in
Richon Le Zion >from Jacob Yudelevitz.
15 Mar: Receipt by Ruben for the $38.93 sent by Jacob

Jacob YUDELEVITZ (1 hit 6 Feb 1915 & 2 March 1915):
6 Feb: Letter >from US Consolate-General in Cairo to the Consular Agent in
Jaffa with a $302.29 draft which included $7.72 for Fayoe COHEN in Richon
Le Zion >from Jacob Yudelevitz.
2 Mar: Receipt by Mrs. Cohen for $7.72 sent for Fayoe Cohen

Other recipients of money:

Mayer KARTCHEWSKY, Richon-le-sion $20 >from Jacob KART to come to Egypt
Menahem COHEN & Jacob SANOVITCH, Richon-el-sion $7.72 each >from Jacob Y.
Madame Louise JAHSHAN, Gaza, Palestine $35 >from Elias Lewis Jahshan

Zalel LAPIN, Jaffa for Pincas LERNER, Saffet $29.20
>from Grand Rabbinat, Cairo
C Lapin, Jaffa, $146; 1/3 for himself, 2/3 for Jouda Raab
>from Leib Lapin and Grun Bros.
Joseph HOROWITZ, Rue Nevischoulem, Jaffa $10 >from A Segelbaum
C. Lapin, Jaffa

Stanley H. Judd Los Altos Hills, CA
Searching JUDELOWITZ/YUDELOWITZ, BRILLIANT, JANKOWSKY, ROTCHILD, BAER
Locations northern Lithuania and Latvia


lodz newspapers at harvard u #lodz #poland

richard astor <richardastor@...>
 

Apparently Harvard U library has a collection of Lodz newspapers. Has anyone
any knowledge of that archive / can recommend a contact at the library? many
thanks. I intend to access it for the period 1900-1938. if anyone is already
doing that -- or if anyone wants a quick search done when i am there -- let
me know.


Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland lodz newspapers at harvard u #lodz #poland

richard astor <richardastor@...>
 

Apparently Harvard U library has a collection of Lodz newspapers. Has anyone
any knowledge of that archive / can recommend a contact at the library? many
thanks. I intend to access it for the period 1900-1938. if anyone is already
doing that -- or if anyone wants a quick search done when i am there -- let
me know.


Coordinator needed for new Lodz biography translation project #lodz #poland

Seflaum@...
 

Dear Fellow Lodz Area Researchers:

I am proposing the establishment of a new project to translate the
approximately 300 Polish biographies of prominent Jews in "Stary Cmentarz
Zydowski w Lodzi" (The Old Cemetery in Lodz), published by the Jewish
community of Lodz in 1938. Please refer to this page for a description of the
book:

http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/Lodz/oldcem.htm

In a nutshell, this book contains the Lodz Chevra Kaddishah records of the
Old Lodz Cemetery, >from 1822 through 1922, with a separate section on Polish
biographies written by two prominent historians. It is the biographical
section that I propose we translate into English.

To begin this project, we will need a coordinator (or coordinators) who will
be in charge of an all-volunteer group. Once we have a coordinator in place,
he or she will be asking for volunteer translators. At this point, please
contact me *only* if you are interested in coordinating this project.

Here's an example of the amount of information contained in just one
average-sized biography:

Polish biography # 794 of Chaja Fajga Rabinowicz:

"Chaja Fajga RABINOWICZ, wife of the Przysucher rabbi Jerachmiel Jehuda
Meir, son of the Przysucher rabbi Jakob Icchak Elchanan, grandson of the
Przysucher rabbi Jerachmiel who again was the son of the famous Tsaddik
Jakob Icchak 'the Holy Jew of Przysucha'. Chawa (sic) Fajga's husband,
Meir RABINOWICZ, took over the rabbinate in his home town after the death
of his father in 1872. As the income of this rabbinate could not even
cover the most modest needs, the energetic Fajga R. started to trade in
manufaktura (fabrics), driving often to Lodz to buy merchandise. One day
she left for Lodz when she was 8 months pregnant. Because of the long and
arduous trip on a jolting cart Fajga R. miscarried and died a few days
later in Lodz. Her father Jakob Dawid KALISZ, the Rabbi of Mszczonow,
attended her funeral. Fajga R. left behind two daughters. One of them
married Rabbi Izrael Aron PADWA, who after the death of his father-in-law
Meir R. took over the rabbinate of Przysucha. Aron PADWA was the grandson
of the Kojdanower Rabbi Izrael Aron. The son of this marriage, Rabbi Jakob
Samuel today resides in Lodz and is known as the 'Tsaddik >from Koluszki'
('Der Koluszker rebe'), as he had lived in Koluszki for several years
before he came to Lodz. The second daughter married her uncle (mother's
brother), Jezajasz KALISZ."

Again, please contact me *only* if you are interested in coordinating this
project. Updates will be posted to this mailing list.

Regards,
Shirley Rotbein Flaum
Lodz ShtetLinks Coordinator
http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/Lodz


Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland Coordinator needed for new Lodz biography translation project #lodz #poland

Seflaum@...
 

Dear Fellow Lodz Area Researchers:

I am proposing the establishment of a new project to translate the
approximately 300 Polish biographies of prominent Jews in "Stary Cmentarz
Zydowski w Lodzi" (The Old Cemetery in Lodz), published by the Jewish
community of Lodz in 1938. Please refer to this page for a description of the
book:

http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/Lodz/oldcem.htm

In a nutshell, this book contains the Lodz Chevra Kaddishah records of the
Old Lodz Cemetery, >from 1822 through 1922, with a separate section on Polish
biographies written by two prominent historians. It is the biographical
section that I propose we translate into English.

To begin this project, we will need a coordinator (or coordinators) who will
be in charge of an all-volunteer group. Once we have a coordinator in place,
he or she will be asking for volunteer translators. At this point, please
contact me *only* if you are interested in coordinating this project.

Here's an example of the amount of information contained in just one
average-sized biography:

Polish biography # 794 of Chaja Fajga Rabinowicz:

"Chaja Fajga RABINOWICZ, wife of the Przysucher rabbi Jerachmiel Jehuda
Meir, son of the Przysucher rabbi Jakob Icchak Elchanan, grandson of the
Przysucher rabbi Jerachmiel who again was the son of the famous Tsaddik
Jakob Icchak 'the Holy Jew of Przysucha'. Chawa (sic) Fajga's husband,
Meir RABINOWICZ, took over the rabbinate in his home town after the death
of his father in 1872. As the income of this rabbinate could not even
cover the most modest needs, the energetic Fajga R. started to trade in
manufaktura (fabrics), driving often to Lodz to buy merchandise. One day
she left for Lodz when she was 8 months pregnant. Because of the long and
arduous trip on a jolting cart Fajga R. miscarried and died a few days
later in Lodz. Her father Jakob Dawid KALISZ, the Rabbi of Mszczonow,
attended her funeral. Fajga R. left behind two daughters. One of them
married Rabbi Izrael Aron PADWA, who after the death of his father-in-law
Meir R. took over the rabbinate of Przysucha. Aron PADWA was the grandson
of the Kojdanower Rabbi Izrael Aron. The son of this marriage, Rabbi Jakob
Samuel today resides in Lodz and is known as the 'Tsaddik >from Koluszki'
('Der Koluszker rebe'), as he had lived in Koluszki for several years
before he came to Lodz. The second daughter married her uncle (mother's
brother), Jezajasz KALISZ."

Again, please contact me *only* if you are interested in coordinating this
project. Updates will be posted to this mailing list.

Regards,
Shirley Rotbein Flaum
Lodz ShtetLinks Coordinator
http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/Lodz


Book: Documents on Ukrainian Jewish Emigration #ukraine

Bud484BG@...
 

Just came across this title: Documents on Ukrainian Jewish Emigration:
Jewish Life in the Ukraine after the Second World War: Emigration and
Crises of National Identity: A Documentary Source Book, 1944-87
Author:Vladimir Khanin

Has anyone had an opportunity to look at this as a sourcebook??

Thanks.

Beatrice Markel
Redondo Beach, CAlifornia


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Book: Documents on Ukrainian Jewish Emigration #ukraine

Bud484BG@...
 

Just came across this title: Documents on Ukrainian Jewish Emigration:
Jewish Life in the Ukraine after the Second World War: Emigration and
Crises of National Identity: A Documentary Source Book, 1944-87
Author:Vladimir Khanin

Has anyone had an opportunity to look at this as a sourcebook??

Thanks.

Beatrice Markel
Redondo Beach, CAlifornia


Re: Searching for Indiviuals with Smulyan Surname #latvia

JKaye29064@...
 

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Thanks for the inquiry, but nothing sounds familiar. According to my
great-grandfather's 1928 death certificate >from Brooklyn, N.Y., his mother's
maiden name was Elka Smolen. She would probably have been born in the 1840s
and was >from Rietavas (Ritova) Lithuania. I believe if you check some of the
tax list entries for Rietavas and nearby communities Garzgdai (sp?) and
Plunge, you'll find lots of people named Zaks. Perhaps that's the same as
Sachs. Sorry not to be much help. Jim Kaye >from Westchester County, NY

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<HTML><FONT FACE=arial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=2>Thanks for the inquiry, but nothing sounds familiar. &nbsp;According to my great-grandfather's 1928 death certificate >from Brooklyn, N.Y., his mother's maiden name was Elka Smolen. &nbsp;She would probably have been born in the 1840s and was >from Rietavas (Ritova) Lithuania. &nbsp;I believe if you check some of the tax list entries for Rietavas and nearby communities Garzgdai (sp?) and Plunge, you'll find lots of people named Zaks. Perhaps that's the same as Sachs. &nbsp;Sorry not to be much help. &nbsp;Jim Kaye >from Westchester County, NY</FONT></HTML>

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Latvia SIG #Latvia Re: Searching for Indiviuals with Smulyan Surname #latvia

JKaye29064@...
 

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Thanks for the inquiry, but nothing sounds familiar. According to my
great-grandfather's 1928 death certificate >from Brooklyn, N.Y., his mother's
maiden name was Elka Smolen. She would probably have been born in the 1840s
and was >from Rietavas (Ritova) Lithuania. I believe if you check some of the
tax list entries for Rietavas and nearby communities Garzgdai (sp?) and
Plunge, you'll find lots of people named Zaks. Perhaps that's the same as
Sachs. Sorry not to be much help. Jim Kaye >from Westchester County, NY

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<HTML><FONT FACE=arial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=2>Thanks for the inquiry, but nothing sounds familiar. &nbsp;According to my great-grandfather's 1928 death certificate >from Brooklyn, N.Y., his mother's maiden name was Elka Smolen. &nbsp;She would probably have been born in the 1840s and was >from Rietavas (Ritova) Lithuania. &nbsp;I believe if you check some of the tax list entries for Rietavas and nearby communities Garzgdai (sp?) and Plunge, you'll find lots of people named Zaks. Perhaps that's the same as Sachs. &nbsp;Sorry not to be much help. &nbsp;Jim Kaye >from Westchester County, NY</FONT></HTML>

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Re: Seforim in Israel #general

Stan Goodman <safeq@...>
 

On Fri, 26 Jul 2002 01:56:54 UTC, jblu14@... (Jeff Blustein)
opined:


Were seforim generally Levites or did this not make a difference? Is
there an organization in Israel that seforim would belong to? Although
BOKSENBAUM means box tree or Carob tree, could it also be some type of
accrostic that has to do with Levites, seforim, etc? Outside of writing to
every Boksenbaum in Israel is there a more efficient way to find out if
any of them are descnded >from the soferim? Outside of changing the name
to HARUVI, is there another name this may have been Hebraicized into?

Firstly, I hope you will pardon a correction, not trivial in the present
context: *Seforim/Sefarin* means *books*, not *scribes*. The word you are
looking for is *Sofrim*. The point is that the Subject line is misleading,
so that people who might have been interested in helping with your search
may not be tempted to read your message, while others (like me) will read
it to little avail.

I can, however, tell you that scribes are not necessarily Levi'im; I do
not think there is any preponderance of Levi'im among them. My ggf, not a
Levi, was a scribe.

As for name changes, I think *H.ARUVI* is too restrictive, even as a
translation. You would have to consider names like *'ILAN* (tree),
*'ETZIONI* (not a translation, but a phonetic play on another word for
tree), and probably anything beginning with B. I don't know how many
BOKSENBAUMs there are in the Israel telephone directory, but I would
think that a letter typed on your computer, with umpty-leven copies
printed out in one fell swoop, would be your best and most economical bet.
Especially if you can send them all in envelopes to a colleague in Israel
for local mailing.

I wish I could offer advice about a guild of scribes to narrow your
search; perhaps someone else will do so.

Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, ROKITA: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Romania

See my interactive family tree (requires Java 1.1.6 or better):
http://www.hashkedim.com
Although the given Reply address is a valid one, mail is retrieved
from it only infrequently. If you wish a more timely response >from me,
please visit my website (see the address just above), where you will find
my primary address. I regret any inconvenience.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Seforim in Israel #general

Stan Goodman <safeq@...>
 

On Fri, 26 Jul 2002 01:56:54 UTC, jblu14@... (Jeff Blustein)
opined:


Were seforim generally Levites or did this not make a difference? Is
there an organization in Israel that seforim would belong to? Although
BOKSENBAUM means box tree or Carob tree, could it also be some type of
accrostic that has to do with Levites, seforim, etc? Outside of writing to
every Boksenbaum in Israel is there a more efficient way to find out if
any of them are descnded >from the soferim? Outside of changing the name
to HARUVI, is there another name this may have been Hebraicized into?

Firstly, I hope you will pardon a correction, not trivial in the present
context: *Seforim/Sefarin* means *books*, not *scribes*. The word you are
looking for is *Sofrim*. The point is that the Subject line is misleading,
so that people who might have been interested in helping with your search
may not be tempted to read your message, while others (like me) will read
it to little avail.

I can, however, tell you that scribes are not necessarily Levi'im; I do
not think there is any preponderance of Levi'im among them. My ggf, not a
Levi, was a scribe.

As for name changes, I think *H.ARUVI* is too restrictive, even as a
translation. You would have to consider names like *'ILAN* (tree),
*'ETZIONI* (not a translation, but a phonetic play on another word for
tree), and probably anything beginning with B. I don't know how many
BOKSENBAUMs there are in the Israel telephone directory, but I would
think that a letter typed on your computer, with umpty-leven copies
printed out in one fell swoop, would be your best and most economical bet.
Especially if you can send them all in envelopes to a colleague in Israel
for local mailing.

I wish I could offer advice about a guild of scribes to narrow your
search; perhaps someone else will do so.

Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, ROKITA: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Romania

See my interactive family tree (requires Java 1.1.6 or better):
http://www.hashkedim.com
Although the given Reply address is a valid one, mail is retrieved
from it only infrequently. If you wish a more timely response >from me,
please visit my website (see the address just above), where you will find
my primary address. I regret any inconvenience.


Tsipa or Josif BERLATCHI from Baltsi, Romania #general

Suzy Lampert <suzylampert@...>
 

Shalom:

from the Ellis Island database, I found 2 people with the same last name
(and >from the same country) as my grandfather's family, all of whom
disappeared during the Holocaust. The names on the database are:

Tsipa BERLTACHI
From: Baltsi, Romania
Date of Arrival in US: April 5, 1921
Marital Status: Single
Age Upon Arrival: 22
Ship of Travel: Kroonland
Point Of Departure: Antwerp, Belgium

Josif BERLATCHI
Same information, except age is 9 months old

If anyone knows of these people, would you please contact me?

Thank you.


Suzy Lampert
Dallas, Texas USA
suzylampert@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Tsipa or Josif BERLATCHI from Baltsi, Romania #general

Suzy Lampert <suzylampert@...>
 

Shalom:

from the Ellis Island database, I found 2 people with the same last name
(and >from the same country) as my grandfather's family, all of whom
disappeared during the Holocaust. The names on the database are:

Tsipa BERLTACHI
From: Baltsi, Romania
Date of Arrival in US: April 5, 1921
Marital Status: Single
Age Upon Arrival: 22
Ship of Travel: Kroonland
Point Of Departure: Antwerp, Belgium

Josif BERLATCHI
Same information, except age is 9 months old

If anyone knows of these people, would you please contact me?

Thank you.


Suzy Lampert
Dallas, Texas USA
suzylampert@...


Where do I go from here? #general

waldingerz <epic@...>
 

I am reasearching ZARCHIN and all of its variants. Jewish Gen has been
instrumental in my education of records researching.
One thing is clear: I received a document that lists this name (ZARKHIN)
as showing up fro the first time in 1834 in Belarus. The newest family
story says that before Belarus, we were in Germany. I am assuming that
the name was only official in 1834 in Belarus and that it might have been
around in some wya, shape or form.

I haven't the slightest idea how to research Germany previous to 1834.
Help!!!

ASW
http://waldinger.net
http://zarchin.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Where do I go from here? #general

waldingerz <epic@...>
 

I am reasearching ZARCHIN and all of its variants. Jewish Gen has been
instrumental in my education of records researching.
One thing is clear: I received a document that lists this name (ZARKHIN)
as showing up fro the first time in 1834 in Belarus. The newest family
story says that before Belarus, we were in Germany. I am assuming that
the name was only official in 1834 in Belarus and that it might have been
around in some wya, shape or form.

I haven't the slightest idea how to research Germany previous to 1834.
Help!!!

ASW
http://waldinger.net
http://zarchin.com


Manhattan Naturalization: 1896-1900 #general

Josh Brown <gettysburg63@...>
 

Hello:

Could someone please tell me how I would obtain my g.g.grandfather's
naturalization >from Manhattan? It would have taken place between 1896-
1900, and his name was Hyman SILVER. Any help would be greatly
appreciated.

Thanks,
Josh Brown


Looking for SIGAL #general

Alex S <vil@...>
 

Hello Genners,

I am looking for any information on the SIGAL family whose members
emmigrated to Argentina, possibly Mexico and United States (New York) from
Vinnitza, Ukraine sometime between 1910 and 1929. Any information would
be greatly appreciated.

Sincerely,

Alex Sigal
vil@...