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Passports issued in Vienna 1939 #general

Palekaiko
 

Both of my parents left Vienna (separately) in 1939 for England,
ultimately going to the US. Documents in the UK indicate the
following for my father, Hermann Diamant

Kultusgemeinde, Vienna. Passport expires 23.3.1940. Pass 111757. Visa:
Vienna 71075

And for my mother, Kitty Diamant

29th August, 1939 - Dover direct >from Germany. Visa granted at Vienna
on 4.8.1939. Green card D.9016.

Where would I search for copies (if they exist) of their passports and
visas?

Michael Diamant
Hawaii


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Passports issued in Vienna 1939 #general

Palekaiko
 

Both of my parents left Vienna (separately) in 1939 for England,
ultimately going to the US. Documents in the UK indicate the
following for my father, Hermann Diamant

Kultusgemeinde, Vienna. Passport expires 23.3.1940. Pass 111757. Visa:
Vienna 71075

And for my mother, Kitty Diamant

29th August, 1939 - Dover direct >from Germany. Visa granted at Vienna
on 4.8.1939. Green card D.9016.

Where would I search for copies (if they exist) of their passports and
visas?

Michael Diamant
Hawaii


Meyer ZUCKERMAN, Toronto, ~1923 #general

Robert Heyman <genealogy@...>
 

Just found out about a gg-uncle-in-law, Meyer ZUCKERMAN, who lived at
227 Beverly Street in February, 1923 - this according to a border
crossing record of his nephew Joseph Jachnowitz.

I know no other information about this person, and I'm not familiar with
Toronto resources. Can anyone help with suggestions on trying to trace
any records regarding him?

Thanks.

Robert Heyman


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Meyer ZUCKERMAN, Toronto, ~1923 #general

Robert Heyman <genealogy@...>
 

Just found out about a gg-uncle-in-law, Meyer ZUCKERMAN, who lived at
227 Beverly Street in February, 1923 - this according to a border
crossing record of his nephew Joseph Jachnowitz.

I know no other information about this person, and I'm not familiar with
Toronto resources. Can anyone help with suggestions on trying to trace
any records regarding him?

Thanks.

Robert Heyman


SOLOVEITCHIK family #dna

Stephen Denker
 

My grandson Benjamin Katz recently published an article in the winter 2012
issue of Avotaynu about our search for a family connection with the Rabbinic
Soloveitchik family.

Two questions:

(1) Are there any Rabbinic Soloveitchik DNA family records (public or
private)?

(2) Can any DNA sequence be used to determine any connections? It is
Soloveitchik: great-grandmother Soloveitchik (HaLevi?) - to my grandfather -
to my mother - to me.

And also:

Rabbinic Epstein HaLevi: Sequence is my Epstein HaLevi grandfather - to my
mother - to me.

Stephen Denker
Brookline, MA


DNA Research #DNA SOLOVEITCHIK family #dna

Stephen Denker
 

My grandson Benjamin Katz recently published an article in the winter 2012
issue of Avotaynu about our search for a family connection with the Rabbinic
Soloveitchik family.

Two questions:

(1) Are there any Rabbinic Soloveitchik DNA family records (public or
private)?

(2) Can any DNA sequence be used to determine any connections? It is
Soloveitchik: great-grandmother Soloveitchik (HaLevi?) - to my grandfather -
to my mother - to me.

And also:

Rabbinic Epstein HaLevi: Sequence is my Epstein HaLevi grandfather - to my
mother - to me.

Stephen Denker
Brookline, MA


New JewishGen Education Class starts April 12 #poland

Nancy Holden
 

This is a Four Week Course focusing on your immigrant ancestors and
their immediate families in the United States.

The course is a personal mentoring program which features an online
FORUM open 24/7. Students post an ancestral branch (one surname), set
objectives for their research, and work one-on-one with the instructor.
The BASIC course does not include research beyond what is available in
United States. Requirements: Students must be comfortable browsing the
Internet and downloading files. To best utilize this class, we suggest
students have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online and
interact with the instructor on the Forum.

Tuition for Basic Genealogy is $80, This fee is waived if you qualify
for the Value Added Services having made a $100 donation to
JewishGen's General Fund within the past 12 months. You are
welcome to enroll at no additional charge (the system will recognize you
and will not ask for a credit card). Registration is open.

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Nancy Holden


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland New JewishGen Education Class starts April 12 #poland

Nancy Holden
 

This is a Four Week Course focusing on your immigrant ancestors and
their immediate families in the United States.

The course is a personal mentoring program which features an online
FORUM open 24/7. Students post an ancestral branch (one surname), set
objectives for their research, and work one-on-one with the instructor.
The BASIC course does not include research beyond what is available in
United States. Requirements: Students must be comfortable browsing the
Internet and downloading files. To best utilize this class, we suggest
students have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online and
interact with the instructor on the Forum.

Tuition for Basic Genealogy is $80, This fee is waived if you qualify
for the Value Added Services having made a $100 donation to
JewishGen's General Fund within the past 12 months. You are
welcome to enroll at no additional charge (the system will recognize you
and will not ask for a credit card). Registration is open.

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New JewishGen Education Class starts April 12 #lodz #poland

Nancy Holden
 

This is a Four Week Course focusing on your immigrant ancestors and
their immediate families in the United States.

The course is a personal mentoring program which features an online
FORUM open 24/7. Students post an ancestral branch (one surname), set
objectives for their research, and work one-on-one with the instructor.
The BASIC course does not include research beyond what is available in
United States. Requirements: Students must be comfortable browsing the
Internet and downloading files. To best utilize this class, we suggest
students have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online and
interact with the instructor on the Forum.

Tuition for Basic Genealogy is $80, This fee is waived if you qualify
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JewishGen's General Fund within the past 12 months. You are
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Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland New JewishGen Education Class starts April 12 #lodz #poland

Nancy Holden
 

This is a Four Week Course focusing on your immigrant ancestors and
their immediate families in the United States.

The course is a personal mentoring program which features an online
FORUM open 24/7. Students post an ancestral branch (one surname), set
objectives for their research, and work one-on-one with the instructor.
The BASIC course does not include research beyond what is available in
United States. Requirements: Students must be comfortable browsing the
Internet and downloading files. To best utilize this class, we suggest
students have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online and
interact with the instructor on the Forum.

Tuition for Basic Genealogy is $80, This fee is waived if you qualify
for the Value Added Services having made a $100 donation to
JewishGen's General Fund within the past 12 months. You are
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and will not ask for a credit card). Registration is open.

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For questions, please email JewishGen-Education@lyris.JewishGen.org

Nancy Holden


New JewishGen Education Class starts April 12 #lithuania

Nancy Holden
 

This is a Four Week Course focusing on your immigrant ancestors and
their immediate families in the United States.

The course is a personal mentoring program which features an online
FORUM open 24/7. Students post an ancestral branch (one surname), set
objectives for their research, and work one-on-one with the instructor.
The BASIC course does not include research beyond what is available in
United States. Requirements: Students must be comfortable browsing the
Internet and downloading files. To best utilize this class, we suggest
students have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online and
interact with the instructor on the Forum.

Tuition for Basic Genealogy is $80, This fee is waived if you qualify
for the Value Added Services having made a $100 donation to
JewishGen's General Fund within the past 12 months. You are
welcome to enroll at no additional charge (the system will recognize you
and will not ask for a credit card). Registration is open.

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Lithuania SIG #Lithuania New JewishGen Education Class starts April 12 #lithuania

Nancy Holden
 

This is a Four Week Course focusing on your immigrant ancestors and
their immediate families in the United States.

The course is a personal mentoring program which features an online
FORUM open 24/7. Students post an ancestral branch (one surname), set
objectives for their research, and work one-on-one with the instructor.
The BASIC course does not include research beyond what is available in
United States. Requirements: Students must be comfortable browsing the
Internet and downloading files. To best utilize this class, we suggest
students have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online and
interact with the instructor on the Forum.

Tuition for Basic Genealogy is $80, This fee is waived if you qualify
for the Value Added Services having made a $100 donation to
JewishGen's General Fund within the past 12 months. You are
welcome to enroll at no additional charge (the system will recognize you
and will not ask for a credit card). Registration is open.

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LURIE #lithuania

Joan Kramer
 

Hello,

My great aunt, Nechama SHUR married Rabbi Dovid Leib/Lieb LURIE. I
believe that they had 4 sons and a daughter as follows:

Ephraim
Charles
Isadore
Morris
Nechama/Nettie.

Nettie was born about 1899 and named for her mother who died after
giving birth to her.
As the story has been told through the generations, Rabbi LURIE was
from a town other than the one Nettie was born in, so he left her to be
raised by his late wife's brother and sister-in-law: Harris/Zvi Hirsch
SHUR and Gittel MELER SHUR, who were my great grandparents.

Nettie arrived in the US in 1910 and was dropped off in Baltimore, MD.
The family members with whom she was travelling went on to Chicago,
where most of my SHURE family had settled. I must assume that the
reason that Nettie was sent to Baltimore was that some of her LURIE
relatives were there, perhaps even her father, Rabbi LURIE. There is
photo of Rabbi LURIE with son Morris, which is an American-imprinted
photo, so it's likely he brought the 4 boys to Baltimore and then sent
for Nettie. Yet her passage was paid for my another of her uncles,
Nathan SHURE in Chicago.

Eventually, Nettie moved to Chicago, but I don't know when. She
apparently went to high school there and married in 1921 Dr. Joshua
Samuel KAPLAN.
They had two sons:
Dr. Charles B. Kaplan
David Leon Kaplan

Nettie and Dr. KAPLAN are buried at Westlawn Cemetery in Chicago.

Does anyone know who Rabbi Dovid Lieb/Leib LURIE's father was? And his
mother and siblings? He apparently was >from the well-known line of
LURIE rabbis. But I can't seem to find records for him of his direct
ancestry.

I also would like to know where and when Rabbi LURIE died. It must have
been before 1923 when Nettie named her first-born son after him: David
Leon. The story was that Rabbi LURIE died in a fire in Lithuania
during a pogrom. However, the photo I have of him with his son Morris
was taken in the US. Did he come to the US and then return to Lithuania
after 1910? I think it's unlikely, but possible.

Any information would be appreciated. Please contact me directly at:

jpk400@aol.com

Many thanks.
Joan Kramer


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania LURIE #lithuania

Joan Kramer
 

Hello,

My great aunt, Nechama SHUR married Rabbi Dovid Leib/Lieb LURIE. I
believe that they had 4 sons and a daughter as follows:

Ephraim
Charles
Isadore
Morris
Nechama/Nettie.

Nettie was born about 1899 and named for her mother who died after
giving birth to her.
As the story has been told through the generations, Rabbi LURIE was
from a town other than the one Nettie was born in, so he left her to be
raised by his late wife's brother and sister-in-law: Harris/Zvi Hirsch
SHUR and Gittel MELER SHUR, who were my great grandparents.

Nettie arrived in the US in 1910 and was dropped off in Baltimore, MD.
The family members with whom she was travelling went on to Chicago,
where most of my SHURE family had settled. I must assume that the
reason that Nettie was sent to Baltimore was that some of her LURIE
relatives were there, perhaps even her father, Rabbi LURIE. There is
photo of Rabbi LURIE with son Morris, which is an American-imprinted
photo, so it's likely he brought the 4 boys to Baltimore and then sent
for Nettie. Yet her passage was paid for my another of her uncles,
Nathan SHURE in Chicago.

Eventually, Nettie moved to Chicago, but I don't know when. She
apparently went to high school there and married in 1921 Dr. Joshua
Samuel KAPLAN.
They had two sons:
Dr. Charles B. Kaplan
David Leon Kaplan

Nettie and Dr. KAPLAN are buried at Westlawn Cemetery in Chicago.

Does anyone know who Rabbi Dovid Lieb/Leib LURIE's father was? And his
mother and siblings? He apparently was >from the well-known line of
LURIE rabbis. But I can't seem to find records for him of his direct
ancestry.

I also would like to know where and when Rabbi LURIE died. It must have
been before 1923 when Nettie named her first-born son after him: David
Leon. The story was that Rabbi LURIE died in a fire in Lithuania
during a pogrom. However, the photo I have of him with his son Morris
was taken in the US. Did he come to the US and then return to Lithuania
after 1910? I think it's unlikely, but possible.

Any information would be appreciated. Please contact me directly at:

jpk400@aol.com

Many thanks.
Joan Kramer


New JewishGen Education Class starts April 12 #poland

Nancy Holden
 

This is a Four Week Course focusing on your immigrant ancestors and
their immediate families in the United States.

The course is a personal mentoring program which features an online
FORUM open 24/7. Students post an ancestral branch (one surname), set
objectives for their research, and work one-on-one with the instructor.
The BASIC course does not include research beyond what is available in
United States. Requirements: Students must be comfortable browsing the
Internet and downloading files. To best utilize this class, we suggest
students have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online and
interact with the instructor on the Forum.

Tuition for Basic Genealogy is $80, This fee is waived if you qualify
for the Value Added Services having made a $100 donation to
JewishGen's General Fund within the past 12 months. You are
welcome to enroll at no additional charge (the system will recognize you
and will not ask for a credit card). Registration is open.

To Register or for more information

Go to http://www.jewishgen.org/education

For questions, please email JewishGen-Education@lyris.JewishGen.org

Nancy Holden

MODERATOR'S NOTE: It's important to remember that Jewish Records
Indexing-Poland is an independent organization whose database,
website and discussion group are hosted by JewishGen. Each
organization has its own, separate administrative and fundraising
structure.


JRI Poland #Poland New JewishGen Education Class starts April 12 #poland

Nancy Holden
 

This is a Four Week Course focusing on your immigrant ancestors and
their immediate families in the United States.

The course is a personal mentoring program which features an online
FORUM open 24/7. Students post an ancestral branch (one surname), set
objectives for their research, and work one-on-one with the instructor.
The BASIC course does not include research beyond what is available in
United States. Requirements: Students must be comfortable browsing the
Internet and downloading files. To best utilize this class, we suggest
students have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online and
interact with the instructor on the Forum.

Tuition for Basic Genealogy is $80, This fee is waived if you qualify
for the Value Added Services having made a $100 donation to
JewishGen's General Fund within the past 12 months. You are
welcome to enroll at no additional charge (the system will recognize you
and will not ask for a credit card). Registration is open.

To Register or for more information

Go to http://www.jewishgen.org/education

For questions, please email JewishGen-Education@lyris.JewishGen.org

Nancy Holden

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Indexing-Poland is an independent organization whose database,
website and discussion group are hosted by JewishGen. Each
organization has its own, separate administrative and fundraising
structure.


The National Library (NLI) and the Central Archives (CAHJP) have merged #poland

Rose Feldman <rosef@...>
 

This message just came out. I am sure it will of interest to many of you.

The National Library (NLI) and the Central Archives (CAHJP) have merged

The National Library of Israel (NLI) and the Central Archives for the
History of the Jewish People (CAHJP) are happy to announce a recent
merger between both institutions. For over 120 years, the National
Library of Israel has been collecting, preserving and making
accessible one of the world's most significant collections of Hebraica
and Judaica. The merger with the CAHJP will strengthen both
institutions and eventually provide improved accessibility to the
overwhelming collections which have been collected by the CAHJP. The
CAHJP was founded over 70 years ago in Jerusalem by a group of
historians and public figures who sought to preserve the historical
heritage of the Jewish people. Over the years the CAHJP managed to
collect the archives of thousands of communities, organizations,
families and Jewish personalities >from 64 countries. Its current
holdings consist of more than 60 million pages of original material,
spanning >from the 14th century up until the 20th century, with an
additional 18 million frames of microfilm.

Although the National Library of Israel (NLI) was founded in 1892,
only in 2007 was the National Library Act passed in the Knesset,
establishing its status as the National Library of the Jewish people
and the State of Israel. The mission of the National Library of Israel
(NLI) is to collect, preserve, cultivate and endow treasures of
knowledge, heritage and culture, with an emphasis on the State of
Israel and pre-state history, and the Jewish people. By incorporating
current and evolving technologies, at the nexus of Israel's national
and cultural center in Jerusalem, the NLI will forge the rich past
with the intellectual and cultural productivity of generations to
come. The NLI plays a transformative role, opening its physical and
virtual gates to people of all nations and religions, committed to
serving a broad and diversified population of users, both in Israel
and globally. As part of its renewal, the NLI has updated its
collection strategy, deciding to strengthen its archival collections
by merging with the most important archive for the history of the
Jewish people. The merging process will last several years, eventually
transferring the collections of the CAHJP to the National Library of
Israel's new building.

Dr. Aviad A. Stollman, Ph.D.
Judaica Collection Curator, Collections Division, The National Library
of Israel

E.J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram, P.O.B. 39105; Jerusalem 91390, Israel
(E) Aviad.Stollman@nli.org.il


Rose Feldman
Israel Genealogy Research Association
http://genealogy.org.il
http:/facebook.com/israelgenealogy

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JRI Poland #Poland The National Library (NLI) and the Central Archives (CAHJP) have merged #poland

Rose Feldman <rosef@...>
 

This message just came out. I am sure it will of interest to many of you.

The National Library (NLI) and the Central Archives (CAHJP) have merged

The National Library of Israel (NLI) and the Central Archives for the
History of the Jewish People (CAHJP) are happy to announce a recent
merger between both institutions. For over 120 years, the National
Library of Israel has been collecting, preserving and making
accessible one of the world's most significant collections of Hebraica
and Judaica. The merger with the CAHJP will strengthen both
institutions and eventually provide improved accessibility to the
overwhelming collections which have been collected by the CAHJP. The
CAHJP was founded over 70 years ago in Jerusalem by a group of
historians and public figures who sought to preserve the historical
heritage of the Jewish people. Over the years the CAHJP managed to
collect the archives of thousands of communities, organizations,
families and Jewish personalities >from 64 countries. Its current
holdings consist of more than 60 million pages of original material,
spanning >from the 14th century up until the 20th century, with an
additional 18 million frames of microfilm.

Although the National Library of Israel (NLI) was founded in 1892,
only in 2007 was the National Library Act passed in the Knesset,
establishing its status as the National Library of the Jewish people
and the State of Israel. The mission of the National Library of Israel
(NLI) is to collect, preserve, cultivate and endow treasures of
knowledge, heritage and culture, with an emphasis on the State of
Israel and pre-state history, and the Jewish people. By incorporating
current and evolving technologies, at the nexus of Israel's national
and cultural center in Jerusalem, the NLI will forge the rich past
with the intellectual and cultural productivity of generations to
come. The NLI plays a transformative role, opening its physical and
virtual gates to people of all nations and religions, committed to
serving a broad and diversified population of users, both in Israel
and globally. As part of its renewal, the NLI has updated its
collection strategy, deciding to strengthen its archival collections
by merging with the most important archive for the history of the
Jewish people. The merging process will last several years, eventually
transferring the collections of the CAHJP to the National Library of
Israel's new building.

Dr. Aviad A. Stollman, Ph.D.
Judaica Collection Curator, Collections Division, The National Library
of Israel

E.J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram, P.O.B. 39105; Jerusalem 91390, Israel
(E) Aviad.Stollman@nli.org.il


Rose Feldman
Israel Genealogy Research Association
http://genealogy.org.il
http:/facebook.com/israelgenealogy

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Jewish and Israeli roots in particular with
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Australian Ambassador in Poland launches facebook site with items of Jewish interest. #poland

Eli Rabinowitz
 

Hi All

Jean Dunn, the Australian Ambassador to Poland, Lithuania and the Czech
Republic has just launched the "Australia in Poland, Czech Republic and
Lithuania" facebook page with several articles of Jewish interest.

One of the first items featured is about a replica roof of the Gwodziec
Synagogue installed at the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews in
Warsaw to be partially opened on 19 April. This will be a temporary
museum opening to mark the 70th anniversary of the ghetto uprising.

The replica ceiling has been donated by an Australian, Irene Pletka, in
memory of two proud Australian citizens, her mother and father, Lilka
and Jacob (Kuba) Kronhill. They were both immigrant Polish Jews.

See:
http://www.jewishmuseum.org.pl/en/cms/news/2234,replica-roof-of-the-
gwozdziec-synagogue-installed-at-the-museum-/

For those on facebook, the site's address is:

http://www.facebook.com/AustraliaInPolandCzechRepublicandLithuania

Best regards

Eli Rabinowitz
Perth, Australia


JRI Poland #Poland Australian Ambassador in Poland launches facebook site with items of Jewish interest. #poland

Eli Rabinowitz
 

Hi All

Jean Dunn, the Australian Ambassador to Poland, Lithuania and the Czech
Republic has just launched the "Australia in Poland, Czech Republic and
Lithuania" facebook page with several articles of Jewish interest.

One of the first items featured is about a replica roof of the Gwodziec
Synagogue installed at the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews in
Warsaw to be partially opened on 19 April. This will be a temporary
museum opening to mark the 70th anniversary of the ghetto uprising.

The replica ceiling has been donated by an Australian, Irene Pletka, in
memory of two proud Australian citizens, her mother and father, Lilka
and Jacob (Kuba) Kronhill. They were both immigrant Polish Jews.

See:
http://www.jewishmuseum.org.pl/en/cms/news/2234,replica-roof-of-the-
gwozdziec-synagogue-installed-at-the-museum-/

For those on facebook, the site's address is:

http://www.facebook.com/AustraliaInPolandCzechRepublicandLithuania

Best regards

Eli Rabinowitz
Perth, Australia

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