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Romania SIG #Romania Re: [Fwd: Dorohoi city births and marriages] #romania

Bob Wascou
 

I have also submitted an update to the Bessarabia Vital Records
database of over 4,600 births and 1,400 marriages. The births are from
Bendery area and Novoselitsa, the marriages are >from Kishinev. There
will over 162,000 records in the database when these records are
added.

There will be two new databases in the Romanian databases. They are
the Moldavia Region Records and the Bucovina Region records. See
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Romania/RomaniaRegions.htm for the
areas that are covered in the Geographical Regions for the JewishGen
Romania Database

The Moldavia Region will have over 9,600 births, 2,600 marriages and
1,400 deaths. These records will also be >from Dorohoi and include
records >from Harlau, Iasi and lesser quantities >from Bicaz, Burdujeni,
Falticeni, Herta, Lespezi, Pascani and Podu Iloaiei.

The Bucovina Region will have births >from Campulung Moldovenesc, Gura
Humorului, Radauti and the town of Suceava.

We can use more volunteers to help us translate the many records that
we have. If you are able to help us please contact me at
http://tinyurl.com/vol-transcriber . We can especially use volunteers
who know Romanian or German to work on some of our projects.

Donations are also needed so we can acquire more records. Please
donate at http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=20

ROM-SIG is on a roll. Help us go!

Bob Wascou,
ROM-SIG Research Coordinator

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 3:43 PM, <howardo@...> wrote:


I read with interest the report below by Mr. Goldenberg's team. This
caused me to wonder what similar team activities are occurring at JewishGen
for birth and marriage records for:
Moldova/Romania/Bessarabia, particularly Yedintsy/Edinet/Yedinitz
Ukraine/Romania, particularly Briceni/Britchon/Brichany.
Any information will be appreciated.
Thanks,
Howard Orenstein, San Diego


---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
Subject: [rom-sig] Dorohoi city births and%2520marriages
From: "Sorin Goldenberg" <soring0412@...>

I would like to update that our team has completed the acquisition and
indexing of Dorohoi city births 1886-1905 and civil marriages 1866 - 1905.

There are about 5700 Jewish births registered in the period 1886 -
1905. Quite disappointing, only about 770 Jewish marriages were
registered in the whole period 1866 - 1905.
In addition, we have acquired and indexed records >from the following
towns >from Botosani county: Botosani (1866-1910), Bucecea (1865-1898),
Saveni (1865-1907),
Mihaileni (1865-1895), Stefanesti (1865-1907, partial).


Re: [Fwd: Dorohoi city births and marriages] #romania

Bob Wascou
 

I have also submitted an update to the Bessarabia Vital Records
database of over 4,600 births and 1,400 marriages. The births are from
Bendery area and Novoselitsa, the marriages are >from Kishinev. There
will over 162,000 records in the database when these records are
added.

There will be two new databases in the Romanian databases. They are
the Moldavia Region Records and the Bucovina Region records. See
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Romania/RomaniaRegions.htm for the
areas that are covered in the Geographical Regions for the JewishGen
Romania Database

The Moldavia Region will have over 9,600 births, 2,600 marriages and
1,400 deaths. These records will also be >from Dorohoi and include
records >from Harlau, Iasi and lesser quantities >from Bicaz, Burdujeni,
Falticeni, Herta, Lespezi, Pascani and Podu Iloaiei.

The Bucovina Region will have births >from Campulung Moldovenesc, Gura
Humorului, Radauti and the town of Suceava.

We can use more volunteers to help us translate the many records that
we have. If you are able to help us please contact me at
http://tinyurl.com/vol-transcriber . We can especially use volunteers
who know Romanian or German to work on some of our projects.

Donations are also needed so we can acquire more records. Please
donate at http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=20

ROM-SIG is on a roll. Help us go!

Bob Wascou,
ROM-SIG Research Coordinator

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 3:43 PM, <howardo@...> wrote:


I read with interest the report below by Mr. Goldenberg's team. This
caused me to wonder what similar team activities are occurring at JewishGen
for birth and marriage records for:
Moldova/Romania/Bessarabia, particularly Yedintsy/Edinet/Yedinitz
Ukraine/Romania, particularly Briceni/Britchon/Brichany.
Any information will be appreciated.
Thanks,
Howard Orenstein, San Diego


---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
Subject: [rom-sig] Dorohoi city births and%2520marriages
From: "Sorin Goldenberg" <soring0412@...>

I would like to update that our team has completed the acquisition and
indexing of Dorohoi city births 1886-1905 and civil marriages 1866 - 1905.

There are about 5700 Jewish births registered in the period 1886 -
1905. Quite disappointing, only about 770 Jewish marriages were
registered in the whole period 1866 - 1905.
In addition, we have acquired and indexed records >from the following
towns >from Botosani county: Botosani (1866-1910), Bucecea (1865-1898),
Saveni (1865-1907),
Mihaileni (1865-1895), Stefanesti (1865-1907, partial).


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Viewmate postcard translation request - Yiddish? #general

Eileen Keefe <bonnieljk@...>
 

I request a translation of the back of a photo. I believe it was taken in
Rhode Island between 1915 and early 1920's. It is online at

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=27866

Please respond via the form provided in the Viewmate application.

Thank you,
Eileen Keefe


Viewmate postcard translation request - Yiddish? #general

Eileen Keefe <bonnieljk@...>
 

I request a translation of the back of a photo. I believe it was taken in
Rhode Island between 1915 and early 1920's. It is online at

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=27866

Please respond via the form provided in the Viewmate application.

Thank you,
Eileen Keefe


Yizkor Books #YizkorBooks Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #yizkorbooks

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...


Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #yizkorbooks

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...


Sephardic SIG #Sephardim Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #sephardic

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...


Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #sephardic

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...


Sephardic SIG #Sephardim Spanish Translation on Viewmate Needed #sephardic

Carol Rombro Rider
 

I have posted on Viewmate a Catholic baptism >from 1890. The record is
from the town of Alpera, Spain. If anyone can give me a word-by-word
translation of the record it would be very much appreciated. I believe
the baptism lists information not only on the child and her parents,
but also her godparents.

The record can be seen at

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM27838

Many thanks in advance,

Carol Rombro Rider Baltimore, Maryland USA


Spanish Translation on Viewmate Needed #sephardic

Carol Rombro Rider
 

I have posted on Viewmate a Catholic baptism >from 1890. The record is
from the town of Alpera, Spain. If anyone can give me a word-by-word
translation of the record it would be very much appreciated. I believe
the baptism lists information not only on the child and her parents,
but also her godparents.

The record can be seen at

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM27838

Many thanks in advance,

Carol Rombro Rider Baltimore, Maryland USA


Scandinavia SIG #Scandinavia Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #scandinavia

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...


Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #scandinavia

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #rabbinic

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic Rabbi Pinchas of Koretz #rabbinic

hrhode
 

Anyone descended >from Pinchas of Koretz (who was descended >from the
Megaleh 'Amuqot)? Please contact me. Thanks, Harold Rhode


Rabbi Pinchas of Koretz #rabbinic

hrhode
 

Anyone descended >from Pinchas of Koretz (who was descended >from the
Megaleh 'Amuqot)? Please contact me. Thanks, Harold Rhode


Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #rabbinic

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic The MaHarShag #rabbinic

Bernard Weill
 

I would like to know if there are living direct descendants of the MaHarShag

Bezalel Weill


The MaHarShag #rabbinic

Bernard Weill
 

I would like to know if there are living direct descendants of the MaHarShag

Bezalel Weill


DNA Research #DNA Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #dna

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...


Sign Up Now for Special Events at IAJGS Boston Conference #dna

Florence Schumacher, Boston 2013 Publicity Chair
 

If you have been waiting to sign up for the special events at the IAJGS
2013 Boston conference, time is running out.

The tours (sign up at www.tours.iajgs2013.org ) are very popular -- filling
up fast and selling out. In response to the high demand, we are pleased to
announce that we are offering a second walking tour of Boston's Old South
End, but we do not have that capability for any of the other tours.

The two bus tours are also filling up. Visit the Touro Synagogue
(www.tourosynagogue.org), America's oldest synagogue and a national
historic site, as it celebrates its 250th anniversary this year. The
curator and archivist of the synagogue's visitor center, David Kleiman,
will travel on the bus with the group to provide background and then will
lead the tour. The Colonial Jewish Burial Ground
(http://www.loebtouro.org/jll_cem.shtml), generally closed to the public,
will be opened especially for our group. Tour Date & Destination: Sunday,
August 4, Newport, Rhode Island.

Visit the Yiddish Book Center (www.yiddishbookcenter.org) which rescued
over a million Yiddish books >from dumpsters around the world as the older
generation of Yiddish speakers passed on and their children could not read
the language of their parents and ancestors. This ongoing campaign has
saved Yiddish literature for future generations and made the widespread
university-level study of Yiddish language and literature possible. It
earned Aaron Lansky, the Center's founder and director, a "Genius Grant"
from the MacArthur Foundation and an invitation to be the keynote speaker
at our opening session. Tour Date & Destination: Friday, August 9,
Amherst, Massachusetts.

The special events involving meals (sign up at www.meals.iajgs2013.org) --
Breakfasts with Experts, SIG Luncheons, and the Gala Banquet -- have
limited space and a sign-up deadline of July 24. Genzyme is offering a
symposium on Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases, with a specially priced
breakfast on Thursday. The banquet on Thursday night features the
outstanding Zamir Chorale (www.zamir.org) of Boston.

The 19 computer workshops (sign up at www.workshops.iajgs2013.org) -- four
using Mac computers -- have very limited space. Subjects range >from Steve
Morse's popular "One-Step Search" tools to Reunion(R) and Family Tree
Maker(R) genealogy software. The hands-on workshops can teach you new
skills in doing research in Bessarabia, Hungary, Latvia, or Poland or how
better to use the Internet, social media, or JewishGen.

Florence Schumacher
publicity@...

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