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Yizkor Book Project, June 2011 #ukraine

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Shalom,

As we head out into the long hot summer or the long cold winter, for those
on the other side of the planet, I have to report that June was yet another
"hyperactive" month for the Yizkor Book Project. Happily, quite a large
number of new books and entries were added and notably, a new Translation
project has been added this month for Dej, Romania (Des, Hungary) and we are
looking for financial support of this project in order to allow those of you
with roots there, to read about the people and thriving culture that existed
before the Holocaust. If you feel able to assist in helping to finance this
or any of our currently running translation projects at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
, your help would be much appreciated. The importance of these funds is
clearly illustrated in this month's updates, half of which are projects in
our Translations Funds.

June also saw the addition of a large number of necrologies which not only
immortalize the names of our loved ones but also can provide their family
relationships, professions, dates of birth and more or these people. As
such, these lists are also an invaluable genealogical resource and to assist
in research, the names >from the necrologies are periodically added to the
searchable Yizkor Book Necrology Database at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/ These days, this important but
time-taking work of adding to the database is carried out by Max Heffler,
who also carries out a myriad of other tasks for JewishGen and elsewhere. I
would truly like to spread the heavy load which these days falls heavily on
Max's shoulders alone and am eager to hear >from any of you who have some
time to help in preparing the lists in Excel which are then added to the
database.

As far as the June figures go, during this last month we have added these 9
new projects:

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

- Carpathian Mountains (Youth >from the Carpathian Mountains)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Carpathian_Mountains/Carpathian_Mountains.html
or http://tinyurl.com/3qejcy6
[includes Izki, Pilipets, Rostoka and Verkhne-Studenyy in the Ukraine]

- Dej, Romania (Des..., Bethlen, Magyarlapos, Retteg, Nagyilonda and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dej/dej.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 10)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1000.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 16)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1600.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 17)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1700.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 18)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1800.html

- Murska Sobota, Slovenia (They Died in the Fight for Freedom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Murska_Sobota/Murska_Sobota.html

- Nyiregyhaza, Hungary (Jewish Life in Nyiregyhaza)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Nyiregyhaza/Nyiregyhaza.html


Added in 27 new entries:

- Aukshtadvaris, Lithuania (Lite)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lita/lit1869.html

- Bad Nauheim, Germany (Pinkas Germany)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_germany/ger3_00084.html

- Haradok (Horodok), Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland,
Volume VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00229.html

- Komyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561.html

- Katiliske, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559.html

- Kietaviskes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559b.html

- Kriukai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00616.html

- Krincinas, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621d.html

- Krivlyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621e.html

- Kulbes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561b.html

- Kuliai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559c.html

- Kursenai, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_108.html

- Laizuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_130.html

- Laukuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_135.html

- Liudvinavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_147.html

- Lucinava (Marijampole), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346b.html

- Lucinava (Raseiniai), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346c.html

- Luksiai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00348.html

- Luoke, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_152.html

- Lyduvenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00354.html

- Miroslavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_161.html

- Nacioniskis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410.html

- Nakan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410b.html

- Narikishok, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410c.html

- Naujamiestis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00401.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo368.html

- Warszawa, Poland (Jewish Warsaw that was; a Yiddish literary anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/warsaw1/warsaw1.html


We have continued to update 26 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish community of Dabrowa Gornicza
and its destruction) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dotnuva, Lithuania (Letters >from Dotnuva)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dotnuva/Dotnuva.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dubno/Dubno.html

- Dzyarzhynsk, Belarus (Koidanov; Memorial Volume of the Martyrs of
Koidanov) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyarzhynsk/Dzyarzhynsk.html

- Fehergyarmat, Hungary (Our Former City Fehergyarmat)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Fehergyarmat/Fehergyarmat.html

- Garwolin, Poland (Garwolin Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish]

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

- Gorodets, Belarus (Horodetz; history of a town, 1142-1942)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorodets/gorodets.html

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

- Katowice, Poland (Katowice: the Rise and Decline of the Jewish community;
Memorial Book) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/katowice/katowice.html

- Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine (The destruction of Proskurov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Khmelnytskyy/Khmelnytskyy.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

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

- Lowicz, Poland (Lowicz; a Town in Mazovia, Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lowicz/lowicz.html

- Oradea, Romania (A city and yesterday; memorial book to the Jews of
Grosswardein) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/oradea/oradea.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Ostrow-Mazowiecka, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of
Ostrow-Mazowiecka) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrow/ostrow.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Ratno, Ukraine (Ratno; Story of a Destroyed Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ratno/ratno.html

- Shumskoye, Ukraine (Szumsk, memorial book of the martyrs of Szumsk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/szumsk/szumsk.html

- Svir, Poland (Our Townlet Swir)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svir/svir.html

- Valkininkai, Lithuania (Olkeniki in flames; a memorial book to the
community of Olkenik in the Vilna district)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Valkininkai/Valkininkai.html

- Wadowice, Poland (Memorial Book of the Communities Wadowice, Andrychow,
Kalwarja, Myslenice, Sucha)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wadowice/wadowice.html

- Wysokie-Mazowieckie, Poland (Wysokie-Mazowieckie; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wysokie/Wysokie-Mazowieckie.html

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

By-the way, the Yizkor Book Project now contains 1,301 entries, 627 books,
9,468 pages, 20,023 images and we continue to grow and grow with all of your
help.

Wishing you all the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Yizkor Book Project, June 2011 #ukraine

bounce-2249598-772980@...
 

Shalom,

As we head out into the long hot summer or the long cold winter, for those
on the other side of the planet, I have to report that June was yet another
"hyperactive" month for the Yizkor Book Project. Happily, quite a large
number of new books and entries were added and notably, a new Translation
project has been added this month for Dej, Romania (Des, Hungary) and we are
looking for financial support of this project in order to allow those of you
with roots there, to read about the people and thriving culture that existed
before the Holocaust. If you feel able to assist in helping to finance this
or any of our currently running translation projects at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
, your help would be much appreciated. The importance of these funds is
clearly illustrated in this month's updates, half of which are projects in
our Translations Funds.

June also saw the addition of a large number of necrologies which not only
immortalize the names of our loved ones but also can provide their family
relationships, professions, dates of birth and more or these people. As
such, these lists are also an invaluable genealogical resource and to assist
in research, the names >from the necrologies are periodically added to the
searchable Yizkor Book Necrology Database at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/ These days, this important but
time-taking work of adding to the database is carried out by Max Heffler,
who also carries out a myriad of other tasks for JewishGen and elsewhere. I
would truly like to spread the heavy load which these days falls heavily on
Max's shoulders alone and am eager to hear >from any of you who have some
time to help in preparing the lists in Excel which are then added to the
database.

As far as the June figures go, during this last month we have added these 9
new projects:

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

- Carpathian Mountains (Youth >from the Carpathian Mountains)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Carpathian_Mountains/Carpathian_Mountains.html
or http://tinyurl.com/3qejcy6
[includes Izki, Pilipets, Rostoka and Verkhne-Studenyy in the Ukraine]

- Dej, Romania (Des..., Bethlen, Magyarlapos, Retteg, Nagyilonda and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dej/dej.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 10)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1000.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 16)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1600.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 17)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1700.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 18)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1800.html

- Murska Sobota, Slovenia (They Died in the Fight for Freedom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Murska_Sobota/Murska_Sobota.html

- Nyiregyhaza, Hungary (Jewish Life in Nyiregyhaza)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Nyiregyhaza/Nyiregyhaza.html


Added in 27 new entries:

- Aukshtadvaris, Lithuania (Lite)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lita/lit1869.html

- Bad Nauheim, Germany (Pinkas Germany)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_germany/ger3_00084.html

- Haradok (Horodok), Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland,
Volume VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00229.html

- Komyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561.html

- Katiliske, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559.html

- Kietaviskes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559b.html

- Kriukai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00616.html

- Krincinas, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621d.html

- Krivlyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621e.html

- Kulbes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561b.html

- Kuliai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559c.html

- Kursenai, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_108.html

- Laizuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_130.html

- Laukuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_135.html

- Liudvinavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_147.html

- Lucinava (Marijampole), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346b.html

- Lucinava (Raseiniai), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346c.html

- Luksiai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00348.html

- Luoke, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_152.html

- Lyduvenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00354.html

- Miroslavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_161.html

- Nacioniskis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410.html

- Nakan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410b.html

- Narikishok, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410c.html

- Naujamiestis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00401.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo368.html

- Warszawa, Poland (Jewish Warsaw that was; a Yiddish literary anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/warsaw1/warsaw1.html


We have continued to update 26 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish community of Dabrowa Gornicza
and its destruction) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dotnuva, Lithuania (Letters >from Dotnuva)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dotnuva/Dotnuva.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dubno/Dubno.html

- Dzyarzhynsk, Belarus (Koidanov; Memorial Volume of the Martyrs of
Koidanov) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyarzhynsk/Dzyarzhynsk.html

- Fehergyarmat, Hungary (Our Former City Fehergyarmat)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Fehergyarmat/Fehergyarmat.html

- Garwolin, Poland (Garwolin Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish]

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

- Gorodets, Belarus (Horodetz; history of a town, 1142-1942)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorodets/gorodets.html

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

- Katowice, Poland (Katowice: the Rise and Decline of the Jewish community;
Memorial Book) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/katowice/katowice.html

- Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine (The destruction of Proskurov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Khmelnytskyy/Khmelnytskyy.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

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

- Lowicz, Poland (Lowicz; a Town in Mazovia, Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lowicz/lowicz.html

- Oradea, Romania (A city and yesterday; memorial book to the Jews of
Grosswardein) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/oradea/oradea.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Ostrow-Mazowiecka, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of
Ostrow-Mazowiecka) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrow/ostrow.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Ratno, Ukraine (Ratno; Story of a Destroyed Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ratno/ratno.html

- Shumskoye, Ukraine (Szumsk, memorial book of the martyrs of Szumsk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/szumsk/szumsk.html

- Svir, Poland (Our Townlet Swir)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svir/svir.html

- Valkininkai, Lithuania (Olkeniki in flames; a memorial book to the
community of Olkenik in the Vilna district)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Valkininkai/Valkininkai.html

- Wadowice, Poland (Memorial Book of the Communities Wadowice, Andrychow,
Kalwarja, Myslenice, Sucha)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wadowice/wadowice.html

- Wysokie-Mazowieckie, Poland (Wysokie-Mazowieckie; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wysokie/Wysokie-Mazowieckie.html

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

By-the way, the Yizkor Book Project now contains 1,301 entries, 627 books,
9,468 pages, 20,023 images and we continue to grow and grow with all of your
help.

Wishing you all the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


update of Historical Jewish Press #ukraine

rosef@...
 

I would like to bring to your attention a number of papers that have
been added in the last month to this website here in Israel. Although
the papers are in Hebrew, they are searchable and maybe important
genealogically for those with roots in Austria, eastern Europe and
Eretz Israel.

Hed Ha-Mizrach published in Jerusalem during the years 1942-1944 and
again in 1949-1951. This digital edition contains 2,669 pages. Hed
Ha-Mizrach stood out among the ethnic, community-based journals
published during the Mandate period and the first years after the
establishment of the State of Israel. The driving force behind the
paper was Eliyahu Elyashar (1899-1991), the most prominent Sephardi
politician of the period, who adopted a policy of opposition to the
Ashkenazi establishment, not only on the question of the attitude
towards Mizrahi and Sephardi Jews, but also in other matters like the
Arab-Zionist conflict. The paper's renewed, digital circulation on the
internet is therefore of particular significance.
http://jpress.nli.org.il/publications/Heid_Ha-Mizrach-en.asp

Ha-Po'eel Ha-Tsa'air
The paper served as the main journal for the Zionist Labor Movement in
Palestine, >from its inception in 1907 up until the first appearance of
the daily Davar in 1925; even after it was overtaken by Davar, it
continued to be published until 1970. The website's collection
includes only the years 1907-1925.


Ivri Anochi
The newspaper was published between the years 1865 and 1890 and was
one of the most important Haskalah papers, which did not undergo a
nationalist transformation during the ibbat Tsiyyon period. The
electronic edition contains 9,331 pages.
http://jpress.nli.org.il/publications/ivri_anochi-en.asp

New Timeline Diagram on Historical Jewish Press website - it may help
you decided which newspapers to search http://t.co/Qf9ruPF #Jewish

Rose Feldman


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine update of Historical Jewish Press #ukraine

rosef@...
 

I would like to bring to your attention a number of papers that have
been added in the last month to this website here in Israel. Although
the papers are in Hebrew, they are searchable and maybe important
genealogically for those with roots in Austria, eastern Europe and
Eretz Israel.

Hed Ha-Mizrach published in Jerusalem during the years 1942-1944 and
again in 1949-1951. This digital edition contains 2,669 pages. Hed
Ha-Mizrach stood out among the ethnic, community-based journals
published during the Mandate period and the first years after the
establishment of the State of Israel. The driving force behind the
paper was Eliyahu Elyashar (1899-1991), the most prominent Sephardi
politician of the period, who adopted a policy of opposition to the
Ashkenazi establishment, not only on the question of the attitude
towards Mizrahi and Sephardi Jews, but also in other matters like the
Arab-Zionist conflict. The paper's renewed, digital circulation on the
internet is therefore of particular significance.
http://jpress.nli.org.il/publications/Heid_Ha-Mizrach-en.asp

Ha-Po'eel Ha-Tsa'air
The paper served as the main journal for the Zionist Labor Movement in
Palestine, >from its inception in 1907 up until the first appearance of
the daily Davar in 1925; even after it was overtaken by Davar, it
continued to be published until 1970. The website's collection
includes only the years 1907-1925.


Ivri Anochi
The newspaper was published between the years 1865 and 1890 and was
one of the most important Haskalah papers, which did not undergo a
nationalist transformation during the ibbat Tsiyyon period. The
electronic edition contains 9,331 pages.
http://jpress.nli.org.il/publications/ivri_anochi-en.asp

New Timeline Diagram on Historical Jewish Press website - it may help
you decided which newspapers to search http://t.co/Qf9ruPF #Jewish

Rose Feldman


Re: ukraine digest: June 28, 2011 #ukraine

mark
 

My grgrparents Brandwajn,Bejzman,Krifke
also >from Ostrog
Maybe you something about them?
Thank you

Wajsenberg Mark
Israel
mark306@bezeqint.net

Moderator's Note - this refers to Allan Dolgow's message about the 1795 Ostrog Census


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Re: ukraine digest: June 28, 2011 #ukraine

mark
 

My grgrparents Brandwajn,Bejzman,Krifke
also >from Ostrog
Maybe you something about them?
Thank you

Wajsenberg Mark
Israel
mark306@bezeqint.net

Moderator's Note - this refers to Allan Dolgow's message about the 1795 Ostrog Census


Jewishperson.org website #ukraine

emeraldeyesm@...
 

If you used an automatic translator such as Google language tools (http://www.google.com/language_tools),

you will also be able to translate to English (or other languages) much of the information on the site:

http://www.jewishperson.org

Some pedigrees are available for: Langer, Resnick, Perlmutter, Shidlover, Feldman, Shklar, as well as other information that may be of interest, including gravestones, list of victims of Nazi massacres in Emilchino (http://www.jewishperson.org/listukraine/listnamesemilchino/), etc.

Marilyn Robinson
Florida

Moderator's Note: The site is in Russian but if you have Google toolbar on your computer and
set it to automatically translate, then the website will appear in English. The English is
not perfect but is understandable.


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Jewishperson.org website #ukraine

emeraldeyesm@...
 

If you used an automatic translator such as Google language tools (http://www.google.com/language_tools),

you will also be able to translate to English (or other languages) much of the information on the site:

http://www.jewishperson.org

Some pedigrees are available for: Langer, Resnick, Perlmutter, Shidlover, Feldman, Shklar, as well as other information that may be of interest, including gravestones, list of victims of Nazi massacres in Emilchino (http://www.jewishperson.org/listukraine/listnamesemilchino/), etc.

Marilyn Robinson
Florida

Moderator's Note: The site is in Russian but if you have Google toolbar on your computer and
set it to automatically translate, then the website will appear in English. The English is
not perfect but is understandable.


List of names #general

aronson
 

My grandfather passed away in 1976 in Toronto, but he kept an address book
of relatives that had moved to different areas of the world. I have been
able to contact some of them, but not all. If anyone knows of descendants
of the following people please let me know.

H. Krimolousky *** Patterson, NJ 07514
A. Kuperman *** Patterson, NJ 07514
Sam Streitman *** Brooklyn, NY 24

Gil Aronson
Miami, FL

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general genealogical interest. Street addresses removed to protect privacy.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen List of names #general

aronson
 

My grandfather passed away in 1976 in Toronto, but he kept an address book
of relatives that had moved to different areas of the world. I have been
able to contact some of them, but not all. If anyone knows of descendants
of the following people please let me know.

H. Krimolousky *** Patterson, NJ 07514
A. Kuperman *** Patterson, NJ 07514
Sam Streitman *** Brooklyn, NY 24

Gil Aronson
Miami, FL

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately unless one's reply would be of more
general genealogical interest. Street addresses removed to protect privacy.


Re: What does surname Chamita have to do with Shmidt?? #general

Peter Zavon <pzavon@...>
 

The original inquiry specified the Soundex used in Jewishgen. That system
is the D-M Soundex, not the one used by the US Census and does NOT use the
first letter of the name as part of the Soundex code.

The name Chamita codes to a D-M Soundex of 563000 and 463000 because the
letters CH have two possible soundex codes.

The name Smith also codes to 463000 and Shmit codes to 463000

So it is possible that Soundex is being applied even if it not supposed to
be.

It is also possible that the search engine is looking at secondary fields in
an index, such as witnesses, attending physicians, etc, and finding Chamita
in those obscure fields that might require some additional work to access.

Peter Zavon
Penfield, NY

PZAVON@Rochester.rr.com

"Joy Weaver" <joyweave@verizon.net> wrote:

Evertjan Hannivoort's response to Dina Hill's inquiry below seems
plausible. However, the search fault can not be a Soundex situation.
Soundex always uses the first letter of the name as the initial letter
of the result, so that letter would remain a "C" and never convert to
an "S." It's more likely that the search result is phonetic, though I
can't explain why this is happening when Dina enters a request for
exact spelling.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: What does surname Chamita have to do with Shmidt?? #general

Peter Zavon <pzavon@...>
 

The original inquiry specified the Soundex used in Jewishgen. That system
is the D-M Soundex, not the one used by the US Census and does NOT use the
first letter of the name as part of the Soundex code.

The name Chamita codes to a D-M Soundex of 563000 and 463000 because the
letters CH have two possible soundex codes.

The name Smith also codes to 463000 and Shmit codes to 463000

So it is possible that Soundex is being applied even if it not supposed to
be.

It is also possible that the search engine is looking at secondary fields in
an index, such as witnesses, attending physicians, etc, and finding Chamita
in those obscure fields that might require some additional work to access.

Peter Zavon
Penfield, NY

PZAVON@Rochester.rr.com

"Joy Weaver" <joyweave@verizon.net> wrote:

Evertjan Hannivoort's response to Dina Hill's inquiry below seems
plausible. However, the search fault can not be a Soundex situation.
Soundex always uses the first letter of the name as the initial letter
of the result, so that letter would remain a "C" and never convert to
an "S." It's more likely that the search result is phonetic, though I
can't explain why this is happening when Dina enters a request for
exact spelling.


Searching: where is Gitzinet Vilinsky, Russia? #general

Jake Jacobs
 

Great-uncle Louis Mayer GOLDMAN listed "Gitzinet Vilinsky, Russia" as his
place of birth, on a U.S. passport application dated 1911. He came to the US
in 1886, along with parents David Goldman (nee TEICHER?) & Bessie (nee Taube
HANTMAN) and 3 siblings, Freida, Etel, and Taukel. Passenger list (>from
Glasgow) shows place of birth as Poland, and names are Yiddish (his was
Meyer, parents David & Taube).

His naturalization record (as extracted on ancestry.com) lists his place of
birth as Olesk, Russia.

The 1900, 1910, censuses list his birthplace as Russia. 1920 census lists
his place of birth as Austria/native tongue as Yiddish. 1930 census lists
birthplace as Hungary and his mother tongue as Yiddish.

Would appreciate any information, either about family or about "Gitzinet
Vilinsky, Russia." thanks!

Diane Jacobs
Austin, Texas


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching: where is Gitzinet Vilinsky, Russia? #general

Jake Jacobs
 

Great-uncle Louis Mayer GOLDMAN listed "Gitzinet Vilinsky, Russia" as his
place of birth, on a U.S. passport application dated 1911. He came to the US
in 1886, along with parents David Goldman (nee TEICHER?) & Bessie (nee Taube
HANTMAN) and 3 siblings, Freida, Etel, and Taukel. Passenger list (>from
Glasgow) shows place of birth as Poland, and names are Yiddish (his was
Meyer, parents David & Taube).

His naturalization record (as extracted on ancestry.com) lists his place of
birth as Olesk, Russia.

The 1900, 1910, censuses list his birthplace as Russia. 1920 census lists
his place of birth as Austria/native tongue as Yiddish. 1930 census lists
birthplace as Hungary and his mother tongue as Yiddish.

Would appreciate any information, either about family or about "Gitzinet
Vilinsky, Russia." thanks!

Diane Jacobs
Austin, Texas


Re: Could "Samuel" Have Been "Schiel"? #general

barbara
 

My Aunt Rose (Ruchel) KESSLER married Sam SOMMER. I found him on the
passenger manifest as Shmiel SOMMER. He apparently became Sam as soon as
possible, probably upon putting foot on American soil.

Barbara Kiersh
Jacksonville, FL

Researching: FREUND, LAZARUS, COHN, BOHM, KESSLER, WALTZMAN, GROSSINGER (PA),
FALLICK/FALIK, FELD, BERGER, KIERSH

BJ Rudman <bjrudman@rcn.com> wrote:
I am trying to determine whether my Great Uncle, who called himself Samuel
once he immigrated to the United States, could have been identified as
"Schiel" when he got on the boat in Hamburg. Is there usually a tie between
these two names?
MODERATOR NOTE: When replying to a message in the JG Discussion Group digest,
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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Could "Samuel" Have Been "Schiel"? #general

barbara
 

My Aunt Rose (Ruchel) KESSLER married Sam SOMMER. I found him on the
passenger manifest as Shmiel SOMMER. He apparently became Sam as soon as
possible, probably upon putting foot on American soil.

Barbara Kiersh
Jacksonville, FL

Researching: FREUND, LAZARUS, COHN, BOHM, KESSLER, WALTZMAN, GROSSINGER (PA),
FALLICK/FALIK, FELD, BERGER, KIERSH

BJ Rudman <bjrudman@rcn.com> wrote:
I am trying to determine whether my Great Uncle, who called himself Samuel
once he immigrated to the United States, could have been identified as
"Schiel" when he got on the boat in Hamburg. Is there usually a tie between
these two names?
MODERATOR NOTE: When replying to a message in the JG Discussion Group digest,
please do not click "reply" before sending one's message. Copy the post title
into a new message, write the message and send to
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moderators cranky. One doesn't want cranky moderators. Thank you.


Holyn, Austria #subcarpathia

Ellen Meyer <ellenmeyer19806@...>
 

My grandfather's citizenship application >from 1914 said he came
from Holyn, Austria. Does anyone know what the current name of the
town is and where it is located?

Ellen Meyer

Searching:
THALENFELD, FISCHBEIN -- Holyn, Austria;
FEUERMAN, KATZ -- Michalovice, Slovakia

--MODERATOR NOTE--

Search for Holyn in the JewishGen Communities Database:

http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/


Subcarpathia SIG #Subcarpathia Holyn, Austria #subcarpathia

Ellen Meyer <ellenmeyer19806@...>
 

My grandfather's citizenship application >from 1914 said he came
from Holyn, Austria. Does anyone know what the current name of the
town is and where it is located?

Ellen Meyer

Searching:
THALENFELD, FISCHBEIN -- Holyn, Austria;
FEUERMAN, KATZ -- Michalovice, Slovakia

--MODERATOR NOTE--

Search for Holyn in the JewishGen Communities Database:

http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/


Yizkor Book Project, June 2011 #latvia #courland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As we head out into the long hot summer or the long cold winter, for those
on the other side of the planet, I have to report that June was yet another
"hyperactive" month for the Yizkor Book Project. Happily, quite a large
number of new books and entries were added and notably, a new Translation
project has been added this month for Dej, Romania (Des, Hungary) and we are
looking for financial support of this project in order to allow those of you
with roots there, to read about the people and thriving culture that existed
before the Holocaust. If you feel able to assist in helping to finance this
or any of our currently running translation projects at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
, your help would be much appreciated. The importance of these funds is
clearly illustrated in this month's updates, half of which are projects in
our Translations Funds.

June also saw the addition of a large number of necrologies which not only
immortalize the names of our loved ones but also can provide their family
relationships, professions, dates of birth and more or these people. As
such, these lists are also an invaluable genealogical resource and to assist
in research, the names >from the necrologies are periodically added to the
searchable Yizkor Book Necrology Database at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/ These days, this important but
time-taking work of adding to the database is carried out by Max Heffler,
who also carries out a myriad of other tasks for JewishGen and elsewhere. I
would truly like to spread the heavy load which these days falls heavily on
Max's shoulders alone and am eager to hear >from any of you who have some
time to help in preparing the lists in Excel which are then added to the
database.

As far as the June figures go, during this last month we have added these 9
new projects:

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

- Carpathian Mountains (Youth >from the Carpathian Mountains)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Carpathian_Mountains/Carpathian_Mountains.html
or http://tinyurl.com/3qejcy6
[includes Izki, Pilipets, Rostoka and Verkhne-Studenyy in the Ukraine]

- Dej, Romania (Des..., Bethlen, Magyarlapos, Retteg, Nagyilonda and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dej/dej.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 10)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1000.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 16)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1600.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 17)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1700.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 18)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1800.html

- Murska Sobota, Slovenia (They Died in the Fight for Freedom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Murska_Sobota/Murska_Sobota.html

- Nyiregyhaza, Hungary (Jewish Life in Nyiregyhaza)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Nyiregyhaza/Nyiregyhaza.html


Added in 27 new entries:

- Aukshtadvaris, Lithuania (Lite)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lita/lit1869.html

- Bad Nauheim, Germany (Pinkas Germany)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_germany/ger3_00084.html

- Haradok (Horodok), Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland,
Volume VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00229.html

- Komyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561.html

- Katiliske, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559.html

- Kietaviskes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559b.html

- Kriukai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00616.html

- Krincinas, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621d.html

- Krivlyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621e.html

- Kulbes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561b.html

- Kuliai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559c.html

- Kursenai, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_108.html

- Laizuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_130.html

- Laukuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_135.html

- Liudvinavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_147.html

- Lucinava (Marijampole), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346b.html

- Lucinava (Raseiniai), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346c.html

- Luksiai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00348.html

- Luoke, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_152.html

- Lyduvenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00354.html

- Miroslavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_161.html

- Nacioniskis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410.html

- Nakan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410b.html

- Narikishok, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410c.html

- Naujamiestis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00401.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo368.html

- Warszawa, Poland (Jewish Warsaw that was; a Yiddish literary anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/warsaw1/warsaw1.html


We have continued to update 26 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish community of Dabrowa Gornicza
and its destruction) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dotnuva, Lithuania (Letters >from Dotnuva)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dotnuva/Dotnuva.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dubno/Dubno.html

- Dzyarzhynsk, Belarus (Koidanov; Memorial Volume of the Martyrs of
Koidanov) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyarzhynsk/Dzyarzhynsk.html

- Fehergyarmat, Hungary (Our Former City Fehergyarmat)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Fehergyarmat/Fehergyarmat.html

- Garwolin, Poland (Garwolin Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish]

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

- Gorodets, Belarus (Horodetz; history of a town, 1142-1942)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorodets/gorodets.html

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

- Katowice, Poland (Katowice: the Rise and Decline of the Jewish community;
Memorial Book) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/katowice/katowice.html

- Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine (The destruction of Proskurov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Khmelnytskyy/Khmelnytskyy.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

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

- Lowicz, Poland (Lowicz; a Town in Mazovia, Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lowicz/lowicz.html

- Oradea, Romania (A city and yesterday; memorial book to the Jews of
Grosswardein) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/oradea/oradea.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Ostrow-Mazowiecka, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of
Ostrow-Mazowiecka) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrow/ostrow.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Ratno, Ukraine (Ratno; Story of a Destroyed Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ratno/ratno.html

- Shumskoye, Ukraine (Szumsk, memorial book of the martyrs of Szumsk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/szumsk/szumsk.html

- Svir, Poland (Our Townlet Swir)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svir/svir.html

- Valkininkai, Lithuania (Olkeniki in flames; a memorial book to the
community of Olkenik in the Vilna district)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Valkininkai/Valkininkai.html

- Wadowice, Poland (Memorial Book of the Communities Wadowice, Andrychow,
Kalwarja, Myslenice, Sucha)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wadowice/wadowice.html

- Wysokie-Mazowieckie, Poland (Wysokie-Mazowieckie; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wysokie/Wysokie-Mazowieckie.html

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

By-the way, the Yizkor Book Project now contains 1,301 entries, 627 books,
9,468 pages, 20,023 images and we continue to grow and grow with all of your
help.

Wishing you all the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


Yizkor Book Project, June 2011 #southafrica

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As we head out into the long hot summer or the long cold winter, for those
on the other side of the planet, I have to report that June was yet another
"hyperactive" month for the Yizkor Book Project. Happily, quite a large
number of new books and entries were added and notably, a new Translation
project has been added this month for Dej, Romania (Des, Hungary) and we are
looking for financial support of this project in order to allow those of you
with roots there, to read about the people and thriving culture that existed
before the Holocaust. If you feel able to assist in helping to finance this
or any of our currently running translation projects at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
, your help would be much appreciated. The importance of these funds is
clearly illustrated in this month's updates, half of which are projects in
our Translations Funds.

June also saw the addition of a large number of necrologies which not only
immortalize the names of our loved ones but also can provide their family
relationships, professions, dates of birth and more or these people. As
such, these lists are also an invaluable genealogical resource and to assist
in research, the names >from the necrologies are periodically added to the
searchable Yizkor Book Necrology Database at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/ These days, this important but
time-taking work of adding to the database is carried out by Max Heffler,
who also carries out a myriad of other tasks for JewishGen and elsewhere. I
would truly like to spread the heavy load which these days falls heavily on
Max's shoulders alone and am eager to hear >from any of you who have some
time to help in preparing the lists in Excel which are then added to the
database.

As far as the June figures go, during this last month we have added these 9
new projects:

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

- Carpathian Mountains (Youth >from the Carpathian Mountains)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Carpathian_Mountains/Carpathian_Mountains.html
or http://tinyurl.com/3qejcy6
[includes Izki, Pilipets, Rostoka and Verkhne-Studenyy in the Ukraine]

- Dej, Romania (Des..., Bethlen, Magyarlapos, Retteg, Nagyilonda and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dej/dej.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 10)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1000.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 16)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1600.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 17)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1700.html

- Kremenets', Ukraine (Voice of Kremenets Emigrants in Israel and the
Diaspora - Booklet 18)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets1/Kre1_1800.html

- Murska Sobota, Slovenia (They Died in the Fight for Freedom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Murska_Sobota/Murska_Sobota.html

- Nyiregyhaza, Hungary (Jewish Life in Nyiregyhaza)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Nyiregyhaza/Nyiregyhaza.html


Added in 27 new entries:

- Aukshtadvaris, Lithuania (Lite)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lita/lit1869.html

- Bad Nauheim, Germany (Pinkas Germany)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_germany/ger3_00084.html

- Haradok (Horodok), Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland,
Volume VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00229.html

- Komyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561.html

- Katiliske, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559.html

- Kietaviskes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559b.html

- Kriukai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00616.html

- Krincinas, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621d.html

- Krivlyan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00621e.html

- Kulbes, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00561b.html

- Kuliai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00559c.html

- Kursenai, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_108.html

- Laizuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_130.html

- Laukuva, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_135.html

- Liudvinavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_147.html

- Lucinava (Marijampole), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346b.html

- Lucinava (Raseiniai), Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities:
Lithuania) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00346c.html

- Luksiai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00348.html

- Luoke, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_152.html

- Lyduvenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00354.html

- Miroslavas, Lithuania (Protecting Our Litvak Heritage)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_161.html

- Nacioniskis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410.html

- Nakan, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410b.html

- Narikishok, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00410c.html

- Naujamiestis, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Lithuania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pinkas_Lita/lit_00401.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo368.html

- Warszawa, Poland (Jewish Warsaw that was; a Yiddish literary anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/warsaw1/warsaw1.html


We have continued to update 26 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish community of Dabrowa Gornicza
and its destruction) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dotnuva, Lithuania (Letters >from Dotnuva)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dotnuva/Dotnuva.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dubno/Dubno.html

- Dzyarzhynsk, Belarus (Koidanov; Memorial Volume of the Martyrs of
Koidanov) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyarzhynsk/Dzyarzhynsk.html

- Fehergyarmat, Hungary (Our Former City Fehergyarmat)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Fehergyarmat/Fehergyarmat.html

- Garwolin, Poland (Garwolin Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish]

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

- Gorodets, Belarus (Horodetz; history of a town, 1142-1942)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorodets/gorodets.html

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

- Katowice, Poland (Katowice: the Rise and Decline of the Jewish community;
Memorial Book) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/katowice/katowice.html

- Khmelnytskyy, Ukraine (The destruction of Proskurov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Khmelnytskyy/Khmelnytskyy.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

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

- Lowicz, Poland (Lowicz; a Town in Mazovia, Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lowicz/lowicz.html

- Oradea, Romania (A city and yesterday; memorial book to the Jews of
Grosswardein) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/oradea/oradea.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Ostrow-Mazowiecka, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of
Ostrow-Mazowiecka) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrow/ostrow.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Ratno, Ukraine (Ratno; Story of a Destroyed Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ratno/ratno.html

- Shumskoye, Ukraine (Szumsk, memorial book of the martyrs of Szumsk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/szumsk/szumsk.html

- Svir, Poland (Our Townlet Swir)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svir/svir.html

- Valkininkai, Lithuania (Olkeniki in flames; a memorial book to the
community of Olkenik in the Vilna district)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Valkininkai/Valkininkai.html

- Wadowice, Poland (Memorial Book of the Communities Wadowice, Andrychow,
Kalwarja, Myslenice, Sucha)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wadowice/wadowice.html

- Wysokie-Mazowieckie, Poland (Wysokie-Mazowieckie; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wysokie/Wysokie-Mazowieckie.html

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

By-the way, the Yizkor Book Project now contains 1,301 entries, 627 books,
9,468 pages, 20,023 images and we continue to grow and grow with all of your
help.

Wishing you all the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com

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