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IAJGS 2019 Cleveland Conference - BOF Applications #warsaw #poland

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

Attention BOF Leaders!

We hope you will participate in the 39th IAJGS International Conference on
Jewish Genealogy located in Cleveland, Ohio >from July 28th through August
2nd, 2019.

The Conference will provide opportunities for BOFs to share information with
individuals who are researching the same areas or interests. As in the past,
standard time slots of 1 hour 15 minutes are available for BOF meetings and
participation in the Conference SHARE Fair (SIG-BOF SHARE Fair) at no
additional charge. While many BOFs have regions that may be covered during a
SIG time block, it is critical that the BOF leadership submit their
application for a time slot as soon as possible.

The BOF application allows the Program Committee to better support
programming and BOF requests. Please send your completed application no
later than January 20, 2019 as an email attachment to
SIGandBOF@... Decisions for BOF's requested date and time
assignments for events will be made based on date and time of receipt of
this completed application as well as on scheduling demands. BOFs will be
notified of their requested event scheduling by the end of February 2019.

You can find the 2019 IAJGS Cleveland BOF Application on the conference
website at http://www.iajgs2019.org/ Click on "SIG & BOF PROGRAMMING"
in the PROGRAM drop down menu and you will find all the guidelines and
applications. Applications are available in pdf and Word formats.

Please email me with your questions and/or suggestions. See you in
Cleveland!

Nolan Altman
39th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
SIG / BOF / SHARE Fair Coordinator

Email: SIGandBOF@...

Conference website: http://www.iajgs2019.org/


Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #warsaw #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland IAJGS 2019 Cleveland Conference - BOF Applications #warsaw #poland

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

Attention BOF Leaders!

We hope you will participate in the 39th IAJGS International Conference on
Jewish Genealogy located in Cleveland, Ohio >from July 28th through August
2nd, 2019.

The Conference will provide opportunities for BOFs to share information with
individuals who are researching the same areas or interests. As in the past,
standard time slots of 1 hour 15 minutes are available for BOF meetings and
participation in the Conference SHARE Fair (SIG-BOF SHARE Fair) at no
additional charge. While many BOFs have regions that may be covered during a
SIG time block, it is critical that the BOF leadership submit their
application for a time slot as soon as possible.

The BOF application allows the Program Committee to better support
programming and BOF requests. Please send your completed application no
later than January 20, 2019 as an email attachment to
SIGandBOF@... Decisions for BOF's requested date and time
assignments for events will be made based on date and time of receipt of
this completed application as well as on scheduling demands. BOFs will be
notified of their requested event scheduling by the end of February 2019.

You can find the 2019 IAJGS Cleveland BOF Application on the conference
website at http://www.iajgs2019.org/ Click on "SIG & BOF PROGRAMMING"
in the PROGRAM drop down menu and you will find all the guidelines and
applications. Applications are available in pdf and Word formats.

Please email me with your questions and/or suggestions. See you in
Cleveland!

Nolan Altman
39th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
SIG / BOF / SHARE Fair Coordinator

Email: SIGandBOF@...

Conference website: http://www.iajgs2019.org/


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #warsaw #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Announcing the publication of Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto (Czestochowa,Poland) #yizkorbooks

Joel Alpert
 

The Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project of JewishGen is proud to announce
the publication of its 77th title, Resistance and Death in the
Czenstochower Ghetto (Czestochowa,Poland)

This is a hard cover book, 11 inches by 8.5 inches with 248 pages.
This book is a translation of Vidershtand un Umkum in Czenstochower Ghetto.
Published in Poland in Yiddish before 1952
By The Jewish Historical Institute of Poland

Project Coordinator and Translator: Gloria Berkenstat Freund
Layout: Joel Alpert
Cover Design: Rachel Kolokoff Hopper

List price:$45.95 Available on Amazon for around $33 may have lower
prices elsewhere

Alternate names: Czestochowa [Pol], Chenstochov [Yid], Tschenstochau
[Ger], Censtochova [Cz], Chenstokhova [Rus], Chenstokhov, Chestokhova,
Tshenstokhov

Czestochowa is located at 50 48 North Latitude / 19 07 East Longitude
Major city, 60 miles NW of Krakow, 67 miles SSW of Lodz.

Nearby Jewish Communities:
Olsztyn 7 miles ESE
Mstow 8 miles ENE
Kamyk 9 miles NNW
Klobuck 11 miles NW
Aurelow 13 miles NE
Truskolasy 13 miles WNW
Miedzno 14 miles NNW
Janow, 15 miles ESE
Zarki 16 miles SE
Przyrow 17 miles E
Myszkow 18 miles SE
Gidle 20 miles NE
Nowa Brzeznica 20 miles N

Researchers and descendants Czestochowa will want to have this book.

For more information, go to:
https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip/YBIP_Czestochowa1.html

Please check for additional books about Czestochowa:
https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip/YBIP_Czestochowa.html
and this book about live and survival in the Ghetto of Czestochowa
https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip/YBIP_Maple.html
This was a best seller in Sweden in Swedish, now available in English.

The Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project now has 77 titles available. To see
all the books, go to:

http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/ybip.html

We hope you find this of interest for you and your family in
discovering the history of your ancestors. This would make a birthday
gift for a loved one.

For orders 4 or more books to one address in the US, UK, Canada or
Australia, we can offer you a significantly reduced price of $20 per
book including shipping (Amazon discount price is about $33 plus
shipping). Email to ybip@...

Email to ybip@... to get prices for other locations outside of
the US.

Joel Alpert, Coordinator of the Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project


Yizkor Books #YizkorBooks Announcing the publication of Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto (Czestochowa,Poland) #yizkorbooks

Joel Alpert
 

The Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project of JewishGen is proud to announce
the publication of its 77th title, Resistance and Death in the
Czenstochower Ghetto (Czestochowa,Poland)

This is a hard cover book, 11 inches by 8.5 inches with 248 pages.
This book is a translation of Vidershtand un Umkum in Czenstochower Ghetto.
Published in Poland in Yiddish before 1952
By The Jewish Historical Institute of Poland

Project Coordinator and Translator: Gloria Berkenstat Freund
Layout: Joel Alpert
Cover Design: Rachel Kolokoff Hopper

List price:$45.95 Available on Amazon for around $33 may have lower
prices elsewhere

Alternate names: Czestochowa [Pol], Chenstochov [Yid], Tschenstochau
[Ger], Censtochova [Cz], Chenstokhova [Rus], Chenstokhov, Chestokhova,
Tshenstokhov

Czestochowa is located at 50 48 North Latitude / 19 07 East Longitude
Major city, 60 miles NW of Krakow, 67 miles SSW of Lodz.

Nearby Jewish Communities:
Olsztyn 7 miles ESE
Mstow 8 miles ENE
Kamyk 9 miles NNW
Klobuck 11 miles NW
Aurelow 13 miles NE
Truskolasy 13 miles WNW
Miedzno 14 miles NNW
Janow, 15 miles ESE
Zarki 16 miles SE
Przyrow 17 miles E
Myszkow 18 miles SE
Gidle 20 miles NE
Nowa Brzeznica 20 miles N

Researchers and descendants Czestochowa will want to have this book.

For more information, go to:
https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip/YBIP_Czestochowa1.html

Please check for additional books about Czestochowa:
https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip/YBIP_Czestochowa.html
and this book about live and survival in the Ghetto of Czestochowa
https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip/YBIP_Maple.html
This was a best seller in Sweden in Swedish, now available in English.

The Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project now has 77 titles available. To see
all the books, go to:

http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/ybip.html

We hope you find this of interest for you and your family in
discovering the history of your ancestors. This would make a birthday
gift for a loved one.

For orders 4 or more books to one address in the US, UK, Canada or
Australia, we can offer you a significantly reduced price of $20 per
book including shipping (Amazon discount price is about $33 plus
shipping). Email to ybip@...

Email to ybip@... to get prices for other locations outside of
the US.

Joel Alpert, Coordinator of the Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project


Question re DNA: 3% Jewish Heritage #dna

intrepid999@shaw.ca <intrepid999@...>
 

I have no known Jewish ancestry, but several years ago Family Tree DNA
reported I had this: 6% Jewish Diaspora, Ashkenazi Diaspora. Several
years later, Family Tree DNA revised my DNA results and indicated I had
this: 3% Jewish Diaspora, Sephardic. My mother was also tested on Family
Tree DNA, and her results did not include "Jewish Diaspora" so I assume
this is some paternal heritage. All of my known paternal ancestors are from
Northern England.

Ancestry DNA used to report that I had 2% European Jewish Ancestry, but
when the reports were recently updated this disappeared.

I am also on My Heritage, which does not report any Jewish Ancestry. But
I see that I can sort my matches by ethnicity. When I select Sephardic
Jewish I do have some matches (19), though I realize I may not be
related to them through a common Jewish heritage, but some other part of
their heritage. When I select Ashkenazi Jewish filter, I have 110 matches.

Based on this DNA analysis, do you think there is a possibility that I
actually have "Jewish Ancestry"? If so, how could I possibly figure out
where it came from? Or are the percentages so small that they are
insignificant? I am very intrigued with this possibility.

I would really appreciate getting your view of this. Thanks.

Meg Forster
Victoria, British Columbia


DNA Research #DNA Question re DNA: 3% Jewish Heritage #dna

intrepid999@shaw.ca <intrepid999@...>
 

I have no known Jewish ancestry, but several years ago Family Tree DNA
reported I had this: 6% Jewish Diaspora, Ashkenazi Diaspora. Several
years later, Family Tree DNA revised my DNA results and indicated I had
this: 3% Jewish Diaspora, Sephardic. My mother was also tested on Family
Tree DNA, and her results did not include "Jewish Diaspora" so I assume
this is some paternal heritage. All of my known paternal ancestors are from
Northern England.

Ancestry DNA used to report that I had 2% European Jewish Ancestry, but
when the reports were recently updated this disappeared.

I am also on My Heritage, which does not report any Jewish Ancestry. But
I see that I can sort my matches by ethnicity. When I select Sephardic
Jewish I do have some matches (19), though I realize I may not be
related to them through a common Jewish heritage, but some other part of
their heritage. When I select Ashkenazi Jewish filter, I have 110 matches.

Based on this DNA analysis, do you think there is a possibility that I
actually have "Jewish Ancestry"? If so, how could I possibly figure out
where it came from? Or are the percentages so small that they are
insignificant? I am very intrigued with this possibility.

I would really appreciate getting your view of this. Thanks.

Meg Forster
Victoria, British Columbia


Searching LADITZKY/LADISKY from Brest-Litovsk #belarus

Bonnie Lee <otchpap@...>
 

I was told that my family, on my father's side, were >from Brest-Litovsk. My
great-grandfather, Wulff Laditzky (a tailor, born in 1849), came to the US
around 1881. Wulff's father was Moses Marjoahai and his mother was Sarah
Wistick. Wulff Laditzky brought over his children: Abram (a tailor), Dora,
Lena, Ida and there was another son, name unknown. Wulff's wife was Rebecca
(born Letitsky in 1849) came over in 1892. I can't find any information on
my Laditzky side >from Europe. Is there a census >from the Brest area >from the
1850's through the 1880's I'd like to see some information documented
and that, indeed, place them in Brest-Litovsk .

Any information would be greatly appreciated.=

Sincerely,
Bonnie Ladisky Lee

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Belarus SIG #Belarus Searching LADITZKY/LADISKY from Brest-Litovsk #belarus

Bonnie Lee <otchpap@...>
 

I was told that my family, on my father's side, were >from Brest-Litovsk. My
great-grandfather, Wulff Laditzky (a tailor, born in 1849), came to the US
around 1881. Wulff's father was Moses Marjoahai and his mother was Sarah
Wistick. Wulff Laditzky brought over his children: Abram (a tailor), Dora,
Lena, Ida and there was another son, name unknown. Wulff's wife was Rebecca
(born Letitsky in 1849) came over in 1892. I can't find any information on
my Laditzky side >from Europe. Is there a census >from the Brest area >from the
1850's through the 1880's I'd like to see some information documented
and that, indeed, place them in Brest-Litovsk .

Any information would be greatly appreciated.=

Sincerely,
Bonnie Ladisky Lee

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately with family information


Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #unitedkingdom

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #unitedkingdom

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #yiddish

bounce-3624543-772983@...
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yiddish Theatre and Vadeville #YiddishTheatre Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #yiddish

bounce-3624543-772983@...
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #southafrica

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #southafrica

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #latvia #courland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #courland #latvia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #subcarpathia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Subcarpathia SIG #Subcarpathia Yizkor Book Project, December 2018 #subcarpathia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I seem to have surprised myself by what we managed to achieve over
December in the Yizkor Book Project and the long list of new entries
and updates at the end of this report does bear witness to this.

I am pleased to say that, once again, we completely uploaded another
Yizkor book and this time for Monor, Hungary. Judith Lipmanson was
behind this project becoming a reality and we do thank her sincerely
for this. In addition, we were able to complete the online version of
the "Preserving Our Litvak Heritage" book which is also available as a
hard copy via the Yizkor Books in Print Project.

And regarding this project, it also provided some additional welcome
surprises for us - over the last month, no less than three new published
books became available. They are:

- The "Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book" on the Dnipropetrovsk
(Dnipro), Ukraine community
- The "The Zbaraz Memorial Book" on the Zbarazh, Ukraine community
- The "Resistance and Death in the Czenstochower Ghetto" on the
Czestochowa, Poland community

I'm really in awe of this remarkable achievement by Joel Alpert's
dedicated team and wish them "yeshar koach" and, at the same time, thank
them for the wonderful books that they continue to publish on a regular
basis. By-the-way, purchase details of these and all the other published
books can be found on YBIP page, the link for which appears at the end of
this report.

Being that it is the end of 2018, it seems appropriate to note a few
facts and figures about our project. Within the Yizkor Book Project,
there are now:

- over 900 translation projects of which 154 are complete projects with
many others heading towards completion.
- 2,255 entries - which are complete articles covering particular
communities. Notably, many of these come >from the Pinkasei Hakehillot
(Encyclopaedias of Jewish Communities) volumes translated >from the
original Hebrew.
- 78 published books by the YBIP Project.

I don't wish to overwhelm you with too many facts & figures but at the
same time, do want you to appreciate the extent of the YB Project that we
volunteers and professional translators continue to make progress with,
month in and month out.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
December:

We have added in one new book:

- Torchin, Ukraine (Torchin, our lost but not forgotten town)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Torchin/Torchin.html

We have added in 10 new entries:

- Akmene, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_001.html

- Cekiske, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_006.html

- Erzvilkas, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_020.html

- Garliava, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_025.html

- Gelvonai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_031.html

- Grinkiskis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_043.html

- Kudirkos-Naumiestis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage -
Volume I) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_119.html

- Kybartai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_142.html

- Lazdijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_234.html

- Seirijai, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage - Volume I)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania4/lit4_431.html

And we have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

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

- Czestochowa, Poland (Czenstochover Landsmanschaft in Montreal)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa3/Czestochowa3.html

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

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kremenets3/Kremenets3.html

- Monor, Hungary (Bound by Fate: In Memory of the Jewish Community of
Monor) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Monor/Monor.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

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

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
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
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Wishing you all a peaceful, successful and healthful 2019,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager