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This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #general

Bruce Drake
 

Between the world wars, the situation for Jews in Devenishki, then part of Poland
and now in Lithuania, became grim in the face of widespread hunger, mass
unemployment and heavy taxation by the government. Many young Jews, full of ideals
of justice and brotherhood, attempted to cross the border to Russia in the
mistaken belief they would find better conditions under the progressive Bolshevik
regime. They were mistaken, as Eilohu Wiener recounts in Under Confinement with
Russians, Poles and Germans in the Yizkor book of Devenishki. Wiener and his
friends were taken by Russian guards to a camp where they realized that we had been
foolish and had gotten ourselves into a venture for which we might pay with our
lives. They were interrogated daily and pressured to return to Poland to spy. Then
the Russians released them and years later, Wiener learned the answer to the
mystery of why they were let go. His ordeal was not over, but ultimately he
escaped the coming Holocaust and lived out his life in Israel.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/2258885220800287?__tn__==3DK-R

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #general

Bruce Drake
 

Between the world wars, the situation for Jews in Devenishki, then part of Poland
and now in Lithuania, became grim in the face of widespread hunger, mass
unemployment and heavy taxation by the government. Many young Jews, full of ideals
of justice and brotherhood, attempted to cross the border to Russia in the
mistaken belief they would find better conditions under the progressive Bolshevik
regime. They were mistaken, as Eilohu Wiener recounts in Under Confinement with
Russians, Poles and Germans in the Yizkor book of Devenishki. Wiener and his
friends were taken by Russian guards to a camp where they realized that we had been
foolish and had gotten ourselves into a venture for which we might pay with our
lives. They were interrogated daily and pressured to return to Poland to spy. Then
the Russians released them and years later, Wiener learned the answer to the
mystery of why they were let go. His ordeal was not over, but ultimately he
escaped the coming Holocaust and lived out his life in Israel.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/2258885220800287?__tn__==3DK-R

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel


IAJGS Stern and Stedman grants available for Jewish Genealogy projects #general

LAURENCE HARRIS
 

IAJGS Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant and John Stedman Memorial Fund Award.
The call for submissions for the 2019 Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant and the John
Stedman Memorial Fund Award is open. The purpose of these grants is to encourage
institutions or organizations to pursue projects, activities and acquisitions that
provide new or enhanced resources to benefit those researching Jewish Genealogy.
Please refer to http://www.iajgs.org/blog/awards/iajgs-award-nominations/ for the
Nomination Rules and Grant Criteria. At
http://www.iajgs.org/blog/awards/rabbi-malcolm-stern-grant/ there is a list of past
grant award recipients, and at
http://www.iajgs.org/blog/awards/stern-nomination-form/ is the Stern and Stedman
Grant Nomination form. The grants may only be awarded to a not-for-profit
institution or organisation or charity, and may not be awarded to individuals.
Nominations may be submitted by any individual or organization, and self-nomination
by organisations is permitted. The deadline for submitting the Stern and Stedman
Grant Nomination form and any supporting documentation is Friday 31 May 2019 at
7 pm EDT (USA). The grants awarded will be announced on 1 August 2019.
If further information is required, please contact me using
Laurence.Harris@iajgs.org
Laurence Harris (Chair, IAJGS Stern/Stedman Grant Committee)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen IAJGS Stern and Stedman grants available for Jewish Genealogy projects #general

LAURENCE HARRIS
 

IAJGS Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant and John Stedman Memorial Fund Award.
The call for submissions for the 2019 Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant and the John
Stedman Memorial Fund Award is open. The purpose of these grants is to encourage
institutions or organizations to pursue projects, activities and acquisitions that
provide new or enhanced resources to benefit those researching Jewish Genealogy.
Please refer to http://www.iajgs.org/blog/awards/iajgs-award-nominations/ for the
Nomination Rules and Grant Criteria. At
http://www.iajgs.org/blog/awards/rabbi-malcolm-stern-grant/ there is a list of past
grant award recipients, and at
http://www.iajgs.org/blog/awards/stern-nomination-form/ is the Stern and Stedman
Grant Nomination form. The grants may only be awarded to a not-for-profit
institution or organisation or charity, and may not be awarded to individuals.
Nominations may be submitted by any individual or organization, and self-nomination
by organisations is permitted. The deadline for submitting the Stern and Stedman
Grant Nomination form and any supporting documentation is Friday 31 May 2019 at
7 pm EDT (USA). The grants awarded will be announced on 1 August 2019.
If further information is required, please contact me using
Laurence.Harris@iajgs.org
Laurence Harris (Chair, IAJGS Stern/Stedman Grant Committee)


JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #general

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #general

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #belarus

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


Belarus SIG #Belarus JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #belarus

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #germany

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


German SIG #Germany JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #germany

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


In Memory of Fritz Neubauer -"Fritz represented the very best of JewishGen. He was a mensch in the best sense of the word." #germany

John Paul Lowens <jplowens@...>
 

If you have an memory of how GerSIG's late friend
Fritz Neubauer was helpful to GerSIG, JewishGen or
your own family research please send it to:
GerSIGmod@Gmail.com.

My interactions with this wonderful man were limited to email. I had
posted an inquiry asking if anyone could translate the 4-page bill
emailed by the Stadtarchiv in Dusseldorf. Fritz responded that they
wanted 8 Euros to email my great grandmother's death certificate and
the remaining 3 pages were legalese/bureaucratese about my appeal
rights. So then I posted an inquiry asking if anyone had ideas how I
could pay 8 Euros for this death certificate when the government
office only accepted wire transfers and a wire transfer would cost me $40.

Fritz emailed me and offered to pay the fee and suggested I could pay
him back in zlotys if I was planning to attend the IAJGS in Warsaw
later that year. Since I wasn't planning to attend, he gave me his
daughter's mailing address in the US where I could mail the
reimbursement check. He had never met me but immediately sent off
"the princely sum" ( his words) of 8 Euros and followed up with the
government office to ensure its receipt and application to my document
request.

When I told him I had family who had lived once in Bielefeld, he
immediately offered to assist in any research I needed.

Fritz represented the very best of JewishGen. He was a mensch in the
best sense of the word.

Elaine Berghausen


German SIG #Germany In Memory of Fritz Neubauer -"Fritz represented the very best of JewishGen. He was a mensch in the best sense of the word." #germany

John Paul Lowens <jplowens@...>
 

If you have an memory of how GerSIG's late friend
Fritz Neubauer was helpful to GerSIG, JewishGen or
your own family research please send it to:
GerSIGmod@Gmail.com.

My interactions with this wonderful man were limited to email. I had
posted an inquiry asking if anyone could translate the 4-page bill
emailed by the Stadtarchiv in Dusseldorf. Fritz responded that they
wanted 8 Euros to email my great grandmother's death certificate and
the remaining 3 pages were legalese/bureaucratese about my appeal
rights. So then I posted an inquiry asking if anyone had ideas how I
could pay 8 Euros for this death certificate when the government
office only accepted wire transfers and a wire transfer would cost me $40.

Fritz emailed me and offered to pay the fee and suggested I could pay
him back in zlotys if I was planning to attend the IAJGS in Warsaw
later that year. Since I wasn't planning to attend, he gave me his
daughter's mailing address in the US where I could mail the
reimbursement check. He had never met me but immediately sent off
"the princely sum" ( his words) of 8 Euros and followed up with the
government office to ensure its receipt and application to my document
request.

When I told him I had family who had lived once in Bielefeld, he
immediately offered to assist in any research I needed.

Fritz represented the very best of JewishGen. He was a mensch in the
best sense of the word.

Elaine Berghausen


JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #poland

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #poland

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #lodz #poland

bounce-3684098-772968@...
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #lodz #poland

bounce-3684098-772968@...
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


Seeking Abel GIDES from Lithuania in Israel #lithuania

Susan Goldsmith
 

Dear SIG,

I am hoping to find Abel GIDES, b. 1920 Seta (Shat), Ukmerge,
Kaunas, Lithuania whom I believe was liberated >from Dachau, and
emigrated to Israel in 1973. I am seeking Abel or his family.
I am sorry I do not know the names of any relatives, nor do I know
where he lives in Israel.

I am grateful for leads and for suggestions as to how to find
him with so little information.

Best Regards,
Susan Goldsmith

Researching GOLDSMITH, GIDES (GADYE) (GITTES), SHLIOMOVICH,
P(F)ILVINSKY Lithuania; TOBIAS (TOIBES) (TAUBES), ROZANSKY, HOROWITZ,
DRASNAN Belarus; HAFFNER, DAVIS, ROSENZWEIG Romania; WAXMAN,
KOENIGSBERG, LINK Poland; SONENBLIK Galicia

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately with family information.
Suggestions for research methods or resources may be shared with
the list.


JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #lithuania

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Seeking Abel GIDES from Lithuania in Israel #lithuania

Susan Goldsmith
 

Dear SIG,

I am hoping to find Abel GIDES, b. 1920 Seta (Shat), Ukmerge,
Kaunas, Lithuania whom I believe was liberated >from Dachau, and
emigrated to Israel in 1973. I am seeking Abel or his family.
I am sorry I do not know the names of any relatives, nor do I know
where he lives in Israel.

I am grateful for leads and for suggestions as to how to find
him with so little information.

Best Regards,
Susan Goldsmith

Researching GOLDSMITH, GIDES (GADYE) (GITTES), SHLIOMOVICH,
P(F)ILVINSKY Lithuania; TOBIAS (TOIBES) (TAUBES), ROZANSKY, HOROWITZ,
DRASNAN Belarus; HAFFNER, DAVIS, ROSENZWEIG Romania; WAXMAN,
KOENIGSBERG, LINK Poland; SONENBLIK Galicia

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately with family information.
Suggestions for research methods or resources may be shared with
the list.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania JewishGen Updates Holocaust Database #lithuania

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent
update to the JewishGen Holocaust Database. The database can be accessed
directly at https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database now
includes more than 2.75 million records >from approximately 200 component
databases.

All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.
The introduction gives you further information about the historical
background of the data, location of the original source document, fields
used in the database, translation aides when applicable and acknowledgments
to those that helped with data entry, validation and online preparation of
the data set.

A listing of each of the component databases can be found by scrolling down
the main search page. All data can be searched in one database-wide search
from the Holocaust Database home page.
The database continues to grow, thanks in large part to partnerships with
other organizations and receiving interesting original research by JewishGen
users and academicians. We believe JewishGen is an ideal location for the
preservation and "publishing" of these pieces.

Selected new additions include:

Czudec, Poland - Residents Lists, Birth and Death Records: An index
of 1,215 Jewish residents >from 1940-1942, and 14 birth and death records.
Rzeszow, Poland - Registration, ID Cards, and Marriage Certificates:
101 Registration and ID cards >from 1919-1942, and 134 Marriage records from
1939-1942
Nowy Sacz, Poland - Forced Labor and Punishment Book Listings: An
index of 1,345 Jews forced to report for work in the Stadtische Werkstatten
(Municipal Workshops) in 1942, and an index of 1,883 Jews who received
punishments for various alleged offenses between January 1940 and September
1942.
Mielec, Poland - Jewish Residents: 2,320 inhabitants of Mielec,
Poland, dated August 15, 1940.
Lublin, Poland - Seized Property Cards: 5,081 records of confiscated
Jewish property in the Lublin area.
Szeged, Hungary - Deportations and Survivors: Survivors of the three
transports that liquidated the town and those that survived after the war.
More than 7,000 records.
Medzilaborce, Slovakia - Census List: Names of family members taken
from the folder named 'Verzeichniss der Juden in Medzilaborce' found at
Jewish Community office in Kosice.
Bekescsaba, Hungary - Victims: Holocaust victims >from two different
death registers 1941 - 1945.
Gross Rosen Camp Transport Records: Transport list of Jews
transported to Gross Rosen >from south Belgium and northern France.
Nisko, Poland - Transport Lists: Jews >from Czechoslovakia and
Austria, sent >from Vienna in October 1939 to a rural marshy area near Nisko,
where they were to establish a camp.
Reichsvereinigung - Update. The collection now includes more than
23,000 records of German Jews >from cards where the family name begins with
the letters A-R.
Kovno Cemetery File - Update. Updated and corrected listings from
the Viliampole Chevra Kadisha register for those who died in the Kovno
Ghetto between 18 August 1941 and 31 December 1943
Hachshara in Havelberg - 124 members of this Zionist youth
organization in Havelberg, Saxony-Anhalt.
German Mischlingen in Nazi Germany: Sitzensdorf: 203 mixed-race
forced laborers at Sitzendorf concentration camp in Thuringia.
Wallenberg Passport Records - Update: Updated file containing 5,642
Hungarian Jews who received a protective document >from the Swedish embassy.
Parschnitz Forced Labor Transport: 910 female prisoners at
Parschnitz forced-labor camp, October 1944.
Leova Mayoral Election List: 1,929 citizens of Leova, Moldova
registered to vote in the 1937 election for mayor.

To see descriptions of all the new and pre-existing component databases,
please visit: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/

We would also like to extend our thanks to all of the volunteers who have
assisted in making this data available to you. Their names are listed in
the individual project introductions.

If you are interested in assisting data entry or have a database at you
think would be appropriate for the JewishGen Holocaust Database, please
contact me directly at NAltman@JewishGen.org

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JewishGen Holocaust Database - Coordinator
May 2019

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