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(UK) To Commemorate D-Day,Forces War Records Offers 72 Collections Free to Search June 5-6 #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

Force War Records is offering free access to 72 collections to commemorate
D-Day June 5-6h (ends midnight) You will be required to register with name
and email address https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/
To access the collections go to:
https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/collections/ Then starting June 5 there
is an icon of soldiers and "Free for D-Day" to see which ones are available
under this offer:

If you click on a record >from a non- commemoration D-Day offer, or before or
after the time period of the offer you will be prompted to subscribe.
Note: I have not been able to access the "free records" at the time of
writing this announcement as in my time zone it is not yet June 5th.

In addition Forces War Records is offering a D-Day download which can access
at: https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/premium

I have no affiliation with Forces War Records and am posting this solely for
the readers information.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (UK) To Commemorate D-Day,Forces War Records Offers 72 Collections Free to Search June 5-6 #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

Force War Records is offering free access to 72 collections to commemorate
D-Day June 5-6h (ends midnight) You will be required to register with name
and email address https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/
To access the collections go to:
https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/collections/ Then starting June 5 there
is an icon of soldiers and "Free for D-Day" to see which ones are available
under this offer:

If you click on a record >from a non- commemoration D-Day offer, or before or
after the time period of the offer you will be prompted to subscribe.
Note: I have not been able to access the "free records" at the time of
writing this announcement as in my time zone it is not yet June 5th.

In addition Forces War Records is offering a D-Day download which can access
at: https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/premium

I have no affiliation with Forces War Records and am posting this solely for
the readers information.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


missing passage listing Baba HALPERN #general

Paul Silverstone
 

On 4 Sep 1891 Baba Halpern left Hamburg on the s.s. Oldham for England. On 14 Jun
1892 she married Max Blackfield in Winnipeg. I cannot find how she crossed the
Atlantic in between those dates.

The Winnipeg records show their names as Max BLACK and Taube HALPERIN.
She was my grandfather's 1st cousin.

Paul Silverstone
New York
please reply to paulh@aya.yale.edu


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen missing passage listing Baba HALPERN #general

Paul Silverstone
 

On 4 Sep 1891 Baba Halpern left Hamburg on the s.s. Oldham for England. On 14 Jun
1892 she married Max Blackfield in Winnipeg. I cannot find how she crossed the
Atlantic in between those dates.

The Winnipeg records show their names as Max BLACK and Taube HALPERIN.
She was my grandfather's 1st cousin.

Paul Silverstone
New York
please reply to paulh@aya.yale.edu


ViewMate: translation request Polish #general

jorge
 

Greetings to all. I put the image of a note handwritten by my father
Leib Padawer in 1936, newly arrived in Argentina >from Radomysl Wielki,
Poland, I think it might be a letter or some account of his journey,
is written in ancient Polish, according somebody told me. .
I appreciate a translation into English, or at least know what it is.
the link is http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM47856

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.
PADAWER-KELLER- Radomysl Wielki, Galicia

Jorge Padawer
Argentina


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate: translation request Polish #general

jorge
 

Greetings to all. I put the image of a note handwritten by my father
Leib Padawer in 1936, newly arrived in Argentina >from Radomysl Wielki,
Poland, I think it might be a letter or some account of his journey,
is written in ancient Polish, according somebody told me. .
I appreciate a translation into English, or at least know what it is.
the link is http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM47856

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.
PADAWER-KELLER- Radomysl Wielki, Galicia

Jorge Padawer
Argentina


Cinoman Family Philadelphia #general

Ann Scher
 

I have been trying to sort out a mystery related to someone I am certain
is my ancestor (Mary / Miriam SCHER) who was married to Jacob CINOMAN. They lived
in Philadelphia. She (and possibly he) are >from Lithuania, born around 1865.

The question is why Jacob's wife is listed variously as Mary (1893,
1910) and as Rebecca (1900, 1920). Are they the same person or two people?

Record of stillborn child, parents Mary and Jacob Cinamon (1893)
from 1900 census: Jacob & Beckie Zinonnam (children Bessie, Rachel, Sam, Ida,
Annie, Harry)
from 1910 census: Jacob & Mary Cimmser (children Bessie, Ray, Samuel, Ida, Anna,
Harry)
from 1920 census: Jacob & Becca Zimmerman (children Harry Ida) In various SSN
records for the children, their mother is listed as Rebecca Jacobs, Rebecca
Benjamin, Miriam Scher

Is it possible that Mary and Rebecca are the same person, but if so why
would the children list such different names for their mother?

Any suggestions for how to sort this out would be greatly appreciated.

Ann Scher
researching SCHER/SHERASHEVICH Seduva, Pakruojis Lithuania;
ORDAN/ORDANSKY Augustowa, Poland; SHUMAN Novograd-Volynsk; GARTE/GECHT
Novograd-Volynsk; CINOMAN Philadelphia


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Cinoman Family Philadelphia #general

Ann Scher
 

I have been trying to sort out a mystery related to someone I am certain
is my ancestor (Mary / Miriam SCHER) who was married to Jacob CINOMAN. They lived
in Philadelphia. She (and possibly he) are >from Lithuania, born around 1865.

The question is why Jacob's wife is listed variously as Mary (1893,
1910) and as Rebecca (1900, 1920). Are they the same person or two people?

Record of stillborn child, parents Mary and Jacob Cinamon (1893)
from 1900 census: Jacob & Beckie Zinonnam (children Bessie, Rachel, Sam, Ida,
Annie, Harry)
from 1910 census: Jacob & Mary Cimmser (children Bessie, Ray, Samuel, Ida, Anna,
Harry)
from 1920 census: Jacob & Becca Zimmerman (children Harry Ida) In various SSN
records for the children, their mother is listed as Rebecca Jacobs, Rebecca
Benjamin, Miriam Scher

Is it possible that Mary and Rebecca are the same person, but if so why
would the children list such different names for their mother?

Any suggestions for how to sort this out would be greatly appreciated.

Ann Scher
researching SCHER/SHERASHEVICH Seduva, Pakruojis Lithuania;
ORDAN/ORDANSKY Augustowa, Poland; SHUMAN Novograd-Volynsk; GARTE/GECHT
Novograd-Volynsk; CINOMAN Philadelphia


ViewMate translation request - Birth record in Polish #general

Gary Pokrassa <GAPokrassa@...>
 

I've posted a vital record in Polish for which I need a translation. It is
on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM47862

This is the birth record of Jakob Mesch....need parents names also and any other
pertinent information there are two Jacob Mesch's born very close together - trying
to determine which one this is should be record # 368 only
Thank you
Gary Pokrassa
JGID#70858
Researching POKRASSA, DREISHPOON, BOGO, BOGUSLAVSKY, KIANSKY, FEINBERG, FAYNBERG,
POLER, EISENBERG, BERG, ROSENGARTEN, SHRON, SOLOVEITCHIK, MESH, GOTTESFELD, HYAMS,
BLOOM, BLUMENKRANTZ


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate translation request - Birth record in Polish #general

Gary Pokrassa <GAPokrassa@...>
 

I've posted a vital record in Polish for which I need a translation. It is
on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM47862

This is the birth record of Jakob Mesch....need parents names also and any other
pertinent information there are two Jacob Mesch's born very close together - trying
to determine which one this is should be record # 368 only
Thank you
Gary Pokrassa
JGID#70858
Researching POKRASSA, DREISHPOON, BOGO, BOGUSLAVSKY, KIANSKY, FEINBERG, FAYNBERG,
POLER, EISENBERG, BERG, ROSENGARTEN, SHRON, SOLOVEITCHIK, MESH, GOTTESFELD, HYAMS,
BLOOM, BLUMENKRANTZ


Fannie (Pesse) BARR #general

Deborah Barr
 

I am seeking any information about my grandfather's sister. She arrived in NY in
1900 >from Kamenets-Podolski, Ukraine as Pesse BARR, aged 17, with her father Itsig
(Isidore) and younger brothers Chone (Jacob) and Welwel (William). The family
originally came >from Moghilev-Podolski.

I have information that she later went by the name Fannie and had daughters
Florence and Ann, but I don't know her married name or where she lived. I have not
been able to find any marriage record in NYC or New Jersey. Her father and all her
siblings remained in NYC and Newark. Her older brothers were Isaac, Morris and
Joseph.

If you have any information about her please respond privately.

Thanks,
Deborah Barr


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Fannie (Pesse) BARR #general

Deborah Barr
 

I am seeking any information about my grandfather's sister. She arrived in NY in
1900 >from Kamenets-Podolski, Ukraine as Pesse BARR, aged 17, with her father Itsig
(Isidore) and younger brothers Chone (Jacob) and Welwel (William). The family
originally came >from Moghilev-Podolski.

I have information that she later went by the name Fannie and had daughters
Florence and Ann, but I don't know her married name or where she lived. I have not
been able to find any marriage record in NYC or New Jersey. Her father and all her
siblings remained in NYC and Newark. Her older brothers were Isaac, Morris and
Joseph.

If you have any information about her please respond privately.

Thanks,
Deborah Barr


Yizkor Book Project, May 2016 #courland #latvia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

After a prolonged period in which our Yizkor Books Main Name Index (YBMNI)
has been left "orphaned", Linda Richman has kindly taken the helm as
project coordinator and I'm pleased to inform you that last month quite a
few thousand entries were added to this index which now includes more than
90,000 records. For those of you unfamiliar with the YBNMNI, it was set up
as a researchers to find where particular family names appear in the various
Yizkor books. As you can imagine, a great deal of painstaking work is
required to extract the names >from the translations, setup them up in lists
and pass them on to be uploaded to the YBMNI database. If you would be
interested in joining the team carrying this out, I would be very glad to
hear >from you. In the meantime, you can check the index out for yourself at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Yizkor/Names/

Apart >from this index, I would like to remind you that we also have the
necrology index which contains the names appearing in the various Yizkor
book necrologies - another invaluable research tool. This particular project
is led by the indefatigable Max Heffler and contains more than 345,000
entries, is regularly updated and can be found at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/

In both these projects, the hard and finicky work of volunteers is what
allows us to make these indexes available. Over the years there have been
around 600 volunteers involved in these projects and in the Yizkor Book
Project, in general, and we do like to recognize their contribution by
listing them in our list of volunteers:

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/

We have made every effort to make sure all the volunteers are listed and if,
for some unknown reason, you have volunteered but you aren't listed, please
let me know. In the meantime, dear volunteers - thank you for all you do!

And now for all the changes and additions that were carried out in the
Yizkor Book Project over May.

During this last month we have added in 2 new books:

- Myslenice, Poland (Scroll of Myslenice)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Myslenice/Myslenice.html

- Wislica, Poland (Scroll of Wislica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wislica1/wislica1.html

We have also added in 4 new entries:

- Osiek, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/sta625.html

- Pacov, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh472.html

- Szydlow, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/sta648.html

- Tekovske Sarluhy, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in
Slovakia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo258.html

We have continued to updated 28 of our existing projects:

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

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

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Kalisz, Poland (The Kalish book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalisz1/kalisz1.html

- Kisvarda, Hungary (Memorial Book of the Jews of Kisvarda and its Vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kisvarda/kisvarda.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

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

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica and
Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Poland (Mezritsh Book, in Memory of the Martyrs of
our City)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Nowy Sacz, Poland (Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah
Survivor) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_sacz2/nowy_sacz2.html

- Oswiecim, Poland (Oswiecim; Auschwitz memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Oswiecim1/Oswiecim.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Radyvyliv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radzivilov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radzivilov/Radzivilov.html

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

- Rokiskis, Lithuania (Yizkor book of Rakishok and environs)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rokiskis/rokiskis.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sobrance/Sobrance.html

- Staszow, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/staszow.html

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelp000.html [Polish]

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Shavuot,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, May 2016 #southafrica

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

After a prolonged period in which our Yizkor Books Main Name Index (YBMNI)
has been left "orphaned", Linda Richman has kindly taken the helm as
project coordinator and I'm pleased to inform you that last month quite a
few thousand entries were added to this index which now includes more than
90,000 records. For those of you unfamiliar with the YBNMNI, it was set up
as a researchers to find where particular family names appear in the various
Yizkor books. As you can imagine, a great deal of painstaking work is
required to extract the names >from the translations, setup them up in lists
and pass them on to be uploaded to the YBMNI database. If you would be
interested in joining the team carrying this out, I would be very glad to
hear >from you. In the meantime, you can check the index out for yourself at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Yizkor/Names/

Apart >from this index, I would like to remind you that we also have the
necrology index which contains the names appearing in the various Yizkor
book necrologies - another invaluable research tool. This particular project
is led by the indefatigable Max Heffler and contains more than 345,000
entries, is regularly updated and can be found at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/

In both these projects, the hard and finicky work of volunteers is what
allows us to make these indexes available. Over the years there have been
around 600 volunteers involved in these projects and in the Yizkor Book
Project, in general, and we do like to recognize their contribution by
listing them in our list of volunteers:

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/

We have made every effort to make sure all the volunteers are listed and if,
for some unknown reason, you have volunteered but you aren't listed, please
let me know. In the meantime, dear volunteers - thank you for all you do!

And now for all the changes and additions that were carried out in the
Yizkor Book Project over May.

During this last month we have added in 2 new books:

- Myslenice, Poland (Scroll of Myslenice)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Myslenice/Myslenice.html

- Wislica, Poland (Scroll of Wislica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wislica1/wislica1.html

We have also added in 4 new entries:

- Osiek, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/sta625.html

- Pacov, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh472.html

- Szydlow, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/sta648.html

- Tekovske Sarluhy, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in
Slovakia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo258.html

We have continued to updated 28 of our existing projects:

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

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

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Kalisz, Poland (The Kalish book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalisz1/kalisz1.html

- Kisvarda, Hungary (Memorial Book of the Jews of Kisvarda and its Vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kisvarda/kisvarda.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

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

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica and
Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Poland (Mezritsh Book, in Memory of the Martyrs of
our City)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Nowy Sacz, Poland (Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah
Survivor) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_sacz2/nowy_sacz2.html

- Oswiecim, Poland (Oswiecim; Auschwitz memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Oswiecim1/Oswiecim.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Radyvyliv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radzivilov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radzivilov/Radzivilov.html

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

- Rokiskis, Lithuania (Yizkor book of Rakishok and environs)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rokiskis/rokiskis.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sobrance/Sobrance.html

- Staszow, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/staszow.html

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelp000.html [Polish]

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Shavuot,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia Yizkor Book Project, May 2016 #courland #latvia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

After a prolonged period in which our Yizkor Books Main Name Index (YBMNI)
has been left "orphaned", Linda Richman has kindly taken the helm as
project coordinator and I'm pleased to inform you that last month quite a
few thousand entries were added to this index which now includes more than
90,000 records. For those of you unfamiliar with the YBNMNI, it was set up
as a researchers to find where particular family names appear in the various
Yizkor books. As you can imagine, a great deal of painstaking work is
required to extract the names >from the translations, setup them up in lists
and pass them on to be uploaded to the YBMNI database. If you would be
interested in joining the team carrying this out, I would be very glad to
hear >from you. In the meantime, you can check the index out for yourself at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Yizkor/Names/

Apart >from this index, I would like to remind you that we also have the
necrology index which contains the names appearing in the various Yizkor
book necrologies - another invaluable research tool. This particular project
is led by the indefatigable Max Heffler and contains more than 345,000
entries, is regularly updated and can be found at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/

In both these projects, the hard and finicky work of volunteers is what
allows us to make these indexes available. Over the years there have been
around 600 volunteers involved in these projects and in the Yizkor Book
Project, in general, and we do like to recognize their contribution by
listing them in our list of volunteers:

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/

We have made every effort to make sure all the volunteers are listed and if,
for some unknown reason, you have volunteered but you aren't listed, please
let me know. In the meantime, dear volunteers - thank you for all you do!

And now for all the changes and additions that were carried out in the
Yizkor Book Project over May.

During this last month we have added in 2 new books:

- Myslenice, Poland (Scroll of Myslenice)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Myslenice/Myslenice.html

- Wislica, Poland (Scroll of Wislica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wislica1/wislica1.html

We have also added in 4 new entries:

- Osiek, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/sta625.html

- Pacov, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh472.html

- Szydlow, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/sta648.html

- Tekovske Sarluhy, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in
Slovakia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo258.html

We have continued to updated 28 of our existing projects:

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

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

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Kalisz, Poland (The Kalish book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalisz1/kalisz1.html

- Kisvarda, Hungary (Memorial Book of the Jews of Kisvarda and its Vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kisvarda/kisvarda.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

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

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica and
Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Poland (Mezritsh Book, in Memory of the Martyrs of
our City)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Nowy Sacz, Poland (Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah
Survivor) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_sacz2/nowy_sacz2.html

- Oswiecim, Poland (Oswiecim; Auschwitz memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Oswiecim1/Oswiecim.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Radyvyliv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radzivilov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radzivilov/Radzivilov.html

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

- Rokiskis, Lithuania (Yizkor book of Rakishok and environs)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rokiskis/rokiskis.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sobrance/Sobrance.html

- Staszow, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/staszow.html

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelp000.html [Polish]

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Shavuot,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Yizkor Book Project, May 2016 #southafrica

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

After a prolonged period in which our Yizkor Books Main Name Index (YBMNI)
has been left "orphaned", Linda Richman has kindly taken the helm as
project coordinator and I'm pleased to inform you that last month quite a
few thousand entries were added to this index which now includes more than
90,000 records. For those of you unfamiliar with the YBNMNI, it was set up
as a researchers to find where particular family names appear in the various
Yizkor books. As you can imagine, a great deal of painstaking work is
required to extract the names >from the translations, setup them up in lists
and pass them on to be uploaded to the YBMNI database. If you would be
interested in joining the team carrying this out, I would be very glad to
hear >from you. In the meantime, you can check the index out for yourself at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Yizkor/Names/

Apart >from this index, I would like to remind you that we also have the
necrology index which contains the names appearing in the various Yizkor
book necrologies - another invaluable research tool. This particular project
is led by the indefatigable Max Heffler and contains more than 345,000
entries, is regularly updated and can be found at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/

In both these projects, the hard and finicky work of volunteers is what
allows us to make these indexes available. Over the years there have been
around 600 volunteers involved in these projects and in the Yizkor Book
Project, in general, and we do like to recognize their contribution by
listing them in our list of volunteers:

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/

We have made every effort to make sure all the volunteers are listed and if,
for some unknown reason, you have volunteered but you aren't listed, please
let me know. In the meantime, dear volunteers - thank you for all you do!

And now for all the changes and additions that were carried out in the
Yizkor Book Project over May.

During this last month we have added in 2 new books:

- Myslenice, Poland (Scroll of Myslenice)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Myslenice/Myslenice.html

- Wislica, Poland (Scroll of Wislica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wislica1/wislica1.html

We have also added in 4 new entries:

- Osiek, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/sta625.html

- Pacov, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh472.html

- Szydlow, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/sta648.html

- Tekovske Sarluhy, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in
Slovakia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo258.html

We have continued to updated 28 of our existing projects:

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

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

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Kalisz, Poland (The Kalish book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalisz1/kalisz1.html

- Kisvarda, Hungary (Memorial Book of the Jews of Kisvarda and its Vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kisvarda/kisvarda.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

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

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica and
Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Poland (Mezritsh Book, in Memory of the Martyrs of
our City)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Nowy Sacz, Poland (Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah
Survivor) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_sacz2/nowy_sacz2.html

- Oswiecim, Poland (Oswiecim; Auschwitz memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Oswiecim1/Oswiecim.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Radyvyliv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radzivilov)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radzivilov/Radzivilov.html

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

- Rokiskis, Lithuania (Yizkor book of Rakishok and environs)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rokiskis/rokiskis.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sobrance/Sobrance.html

- Staszow, Poland (The Staszow book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/staszow/staszow.html

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelp000.html [Polish]

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Shavuot,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Looking for a researcher in Lvov #general

דוד נ.א.
 

Hello
I am looking for a researcher who is willing to do small jobs for me
Archive of Lviv at a good price.
Thank you
David Nesher

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Looking for a researcher in Lvov #general

דוד נ.א.
 

Hello
I am looking for a researcher who is willing to do small jobs for me
Archive of Lviv at a good price.
Thank you
David Nesher

MODERATOR: Private responses only, please. The JewishGen InfoFiles has
a section called genealogists" where you can find recommendations of researchers in
many places.


The latest issue of the "Galitzianer" #general

Editor, The Galitzianer <editor@...>
 

Gesher Galicia is pleased to announce the publication of the June 2016
issue of the Galitzianer, Gesher Galicia's quarterly research journal.

The 40-page journal covers a range of genealogical, historical and
cultural topics related to Galicia. The main articles in this issue
are:

Research Corner - Tony Kahane
Partnership with POLIN Museum - Jay Osborn
Jewish Musicians of Lwow - Hanna Palmon
Wolfgang Mozart's Son in Galicia - Daniel N. Leeson
First in Galicia: Jewish Physicians - Andrew Zalewski
Reminiscences of a Galician Jew - Sergey R. Kravtsov
Map Corner - Jay Osborn
The Lviv Transcription Project - Eric M. Bloch
Life in Two Galician Towns in 1930s - Stephen Denker
Update on Rohatyn Jewish Heritage - Marla R. Osborn

Much of the information on the Gesher Galicia web site is accessible
to all, for free. The Galitzianer, though, is uniquely for Gesher
Galicia members. Other benefits of membership can be found at:
http://www.geshergalicia.org/about-gesher-galicia/membership-benefits/

For information on how to join Gesher Galicia, please go to:
http://www.geshergalicia.org/membership/

We hope you will enjoy the new issue.

Andrew Zalewski
Editor, The Galitzianer
editor@geshergalicia.org
http://www.geshergalicia.org


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen The latest issue of the "Galitzianer" #general

Editor, The Galitzianer <editor@...>
 

Gesher Galicia is pleased to announce the publication of the June 2016
issue of the Galitzianer, Gesher Galicia's quarterly research journal.

The 40-page journal covers a range of genealogical, historical and
cultural topics related to Galicia. The main articles in this issue
are:

Research Corner - Tony Kahane
Partnership with POLIN Museum - Jay Osborn
Jewish Musicians of Lwow - Hanna Palmon
Wolfgang Mozart's Son in Galicia - Daniel N. Leeson
First in Galicia: Jewish Physicians - Andrew Zalewski
Reminiscences of a Galician Jew - Sergey R. Kravtsov
Map Corner - Jay Osborn
The Lviv Transcription Project - Eric M. Bloch
Life in Two Galician Towns in 1930s - Stephen Denker
Update on Rohatyn Jewish Heritage - Marla R. Osborn

Much of the information on the Gesher Galicia web site is accessible
to all, for free. The Galitzianer, though, is uniquely for Gesher
Galicia members. Other benefits of membership can be found at:
http://www.geshergalicia.org/about-gesher-galicia/membership-benefits/

For information on how to join Gesher Galicia, please go to:
http://www.geshergalicia.org/membership/

We hope you will enjoy the new issue.

Andrew Zalewski
Editor, The Galitzianer
editor@geshergalicia.org
http://www.geshergalicia.org

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