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Re: ytandv digest: March 12, 2010 #yiddish

avivahpinski@...
 

Referencing the message >from <miriaminno@...> seeking information about a
Kiev Yiddish Theatre that performed in Czernowitz in 1945.
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I suggest checking with YIVO in NYC, if you haven't already.
Coincidentally I was at a talk there on Monday March 8 about Czernowitz.

Avivah Pinski


Yiddish Theatre and Vadeville #YiddishTheatre Re: ytandv digest: March 12, 2010 #yiddish

avivahpinski@...
 

Referencing the message >from <miriaminno@...> seeking information about a
Kiev Yiddish Theatre that performed in Czernowitz in 1945.
---------------------

I suggest checking with YIVO in NYC, if you haven't already.
Coincidentally I was at a talk there on Monday March 8 about Czernowitz.

Avivah Pinski


Photo Request #southafrica

tina levine
 

Is there anyone who can possibly take a photo of a two graves for me at the Chevra Kadisha Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa. I will gladly reciprocate the research favor here in NYC.

Please contact me privately for details.

Tina Pachter Levine
NYC

*** This request may require some clarification -- the different cemeteries are
identified by location in Jo'burg and administered by the Chevra Kadisha -- there
isn't a Chevra Kadisha Cemetery. The cemetery concerned can presumably be
identified with the aid of anyone able to assist with photos. -- Moderator


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Photo Request #southafrica

tina levine
 

Is there anyone who can possibly take a photo of a two graves for me at the Chevra Kadisha Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa. I will gladly reciprocate the research favor here in NYC.

Please contact me privately for details.

Tina Pachter Levine
NYC

*** This request may require some clarification -- the different cemeteries are
identified by location in Jo'burg and administered by the Chevra Kadisha -- there
isn't a Chevra Kadisha Cemetery. The cemetery concerned can presumably be
identified with the aid of anyone able to assist with photos. -- Moderator


Mt. Carmel Cemetery (CA) matzeva photos #galicia

Stephanie Weiner
 

Dear Genners,

I have approximately 300 photos of matzevas >from Mount Carmel
Cemetery in Commerce (Los Angeles County) California. They are on
a CD, and I can send you jpg's of them. There is an alphabetical
(by surname) list of these photos on the site of genner Hilary
Henkin at
http://www.mymishpocha.net/mt-carmel.htm
To request a jpg, e-mail me at stephanie.weiner1@...
When requesting a jpg, be sure to include the following
information: last name, first name, slide number(s), and index
card (1 or 2).

This is part of an ongoing project -- aimed eventually for JOWBR
-- to record the 10,000+ burials and photograph the matzevas at
this deceptively small-looking cemetery. Mount Carmel opened in
1931, and continues to operate through the Chevra Kadisha.

Stephanie Weiner
San Diego, CA
stephanie.weiner1@...


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Mt. Carmel Cemetery (CA) matzeva photos #galicia

Stephanie Weiner
 

Dear Genners,

I have approximately 300 photos of matzevas >from Mount Carmel
Cemetery in Commerce (Los Angeles County) California. They are on
a CD, and I can send you jpg's of them. There is an alphabetical
(by surname) list of these photos on the site of genner Hilary
Henkin at
http://www.mymishpocha.net/mt-carmel.htm
To request a jpg, e-mail me at stephanie.weiner1@...
When requesting a jpg, be sure to include the following
information: last name, first name, slide number(s), and index
card (1 or 2).

This is part of an ongoing project -- aimed eventually for JOWBR
-- to record the 10,000+ burials and photograph the matzevas at
this deceptively small-looking cemetery. Mount Carmel opened in
1931, and continues to operate through the Chevra Kadisha.

Stephanie Weiner
San Diego, CA
stephanie.weiner1@...


Re: Sochaczew records #warsaw #poland

ruthfire@...
 

I am very interested in your research on Widawa. My family name is
Vidaver; it was Widawer in Sochaczew.
Try going to Jewishgen.org for lots of help. Ruth Vidaver Firestone

Spira Elaine and Art wrote:

As a newcomer to this Research Group I would appreciate advice on how to go
about getting vital and other records of residents of Sochaczew.
It is my understanding that the Jewish community was annihilated
and most of its records destroyed.
My grandmother Adele (Ajdel) BEKER survived, emigrating >from Germany in 1937,
but most of her family was lost. I have not been able to trace any of her
ancestral family.
Any help would be appreciated.

Elaine Spira: Researching BEKER >from Sochaczew; WEKSLER and CHRYZANOWSKA(I) >from Klobuck and Widawa, SPIERER >from Jagielnica.


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Re: Sochaczew records #warsaw #poland

ruthfire@...
 

I am very interested in your research on Widawa. My family name is
Vidaver; it was Widawer in Sochaczew.
Try going to Jewishgen.org for lots of help. Ruth Vidaver Firestone

Spira Elaine and Art wrote:

As a newcomer to this Research Group I would appreciate advice on how to go
about getting vital and other records of residents of Sochaczew.
It is my understanding that the Jewish community was annihilated
and most of its records destroyed.
My grandmother Adele (Ajdel) BEKER survived, emigrating >from Germany in 1937,
but most of her family was lost. I have not been able to trace any of her
ancestral family.
Any help would be appreciated.

Elaine Spira: Researching BEKER >from Sochaczew; WEKSLER and CHRYZANOWSKA(I) >from Klobuck and Widawa, SPIERER >from Jagielnica.


Deaths records. Jakobstadt. 1870 #latvia

usdine@...
 

Subject: Deaths records. Jakobstadt. 1870
From: Christine Usdin
usdine@...



http://www.premiumorange.com/rigavitalrecords/deathsjakobstadtseventy.html

Christine Usdin
usdine@...


Deaths records. Jakobstadt. 1876 #latvia

usdine@...
 

Subject: Deaths records. Jakobstadt. 1876
From: Christine Usdin
usdine@...



http://www.premiumorange.com/rigavitalrecords/deathsjakobstadtseventysix.html

Christine Usdin
usdine@...


Latvia SIG #Latvia Deaths records. Jakobstadt. 1870 #latvia

usdine@...
 

Subject: Deaths records. Jakobstadt. 1870
From: Christine Usdin
usdine@...



http://www.premiumorange.com/rigavitalrecords/deathsjakobstadtseventy.html

Christine Usdin
usdine@...


Latvia SIG #Latvia Deaths records. Jakobstadt. 1876 #latvia

usdine@...
 

Subject: Deaths records. Jakobstadt. 1876
From: Christine Usdin
usdine@...



http://www.premiumorange.com/rigavitalrecords/deathsjakobstadtseventysix.html

Christine Usdin
usdine@...


Kovel #ukraine

bruce.drake@...
 

I wanted to let all interested in Kovel that the first chapter of the Yizkor
book is now on line in English, along with the table of contents. The
chapter is a "History of the Jews of Kovel." I am hoping for an additional
chapter to be available by the end of the month.

http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

I've also been doing a series of incremental updates to the shtetlinks page,
though taken together they amount to a decent chunk of new information and
links.

http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/kovel/kovel.htm

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring, Md.


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Kovel #ukraine

bruce.drake@...
 

I wanted to let all interested in Kovel that the first chapter of the Yizkor
book is now on line in English, along with the table of contents. The
chapter is a "History of the Jews of Kovel." I am hoping for an additional
chapter to be available by the end of the month.

http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

I've also been doing a series of incremental updates to the shtetlinks page,
though taken together they amount to a decent chunk of new information and
links.

http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/kovel/kovel.htm

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring, Md.


Same towns, other names #austria-czech

MBernet@...
 

In a message dated 3/10/2010 11:13:07 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
randols@... writes:
"My ancestral surnames are: AUSCH (Praha) AUSTERLITZ (Wien) BEER
(Lomnice, Radimer) BIEDERMANN (Bratislava, Wien) BITTNER (Breclav) . . . "
and so on.

It may help you to recognize that many of the cities you mention are
duplicate
names of the same city, taht vary with period and language. Thus
Bratislava = Pozsony and Pressburg
Brno = Bruenn
Breclav = Lundenburg
Praha = Prag or Prague
and so on.

It is worth checking out location names in a good atlas or dictionary for
other names
for your locations. You can search for towns of Jewish significance at
_www.jewishencyclopedia.com_ (http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com) , or at
_www.encyclopediajudaica.com_ (http://www.encyclopediajudaica.com) or
simply use any
web-browser. Better yet, check it out at jewishgen's ShtetlSeeker
< _http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/LocTown.asp_
(http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/LocTown.asp) >
which gives you all the names by whicch a location has been called and also
gives
you a wealth of maps, neighboring towns, distances.

Michael Bernet
New York


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Same towns, other names #austria-czech

MBernet@...
 

In a message dated 3/10/2010 11:13:07 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
randols@... writes:
"My ancestral surnames are: AUSCH (Praha) AUSTERLITZ (Wien) BEER
(Lomnice, Radimer) BIEDERMANN (Bratislava, Wien) BITTNER (Breclav) . . . "
and so on.

It may help you to recognize that many of the cities you mention are
duplicate
names of the same city, taht vary with period and language. Thus
Bratislava = Pozsony and Pressburg
Brno = Bruenn
Breclav = Lundenburg
Praha = Prag or Prague
and so on.

It is worth checking out location names in a good atlas or dictionary for
other names
for your locations. You can search for towns of Jewish significance at
_www.jewishencyclopedia.com_ (http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com) , or at
_www.encyclopediajudaica.com_ (http://www.encyclopediajudaica.com) or
simply use any
web-browser. Better yet, check it out at jewishgen's ShtetlSeeker
< _http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/LocTown.asp_
(http://www.jewishgen.org/Communities/LocTown.asp) >
which gives you all the names by whicch a location has been called and also
gives
you a wealth of maps, neighboring towns, distances.

Michael Bernet
New York


morav@...
 

In response to Randy Schoenberg's March 11 suggestion that we all post our family trees on "Geni" I have a
few questions and misgivings. First off when I visited the site they immediately want me to sign up with a
credit card. Looking carefully I found that there was an option to continue without providing this. Then there
didn't 't seem to be any way to view any information on the site at all. It just wants you to start entering your
family tree members (I can't imagine trying to do this one person at a time as it seems to be set up to receive
information that way). A bit more digging and I found a search function into which I entered one of the
surnames >from my tree. "Geni" came back with 2 matches but wouldn't let me see them until I sign up for
their "Pro" service. Anyhow "Geni" seems pretty lame. Even the notoriously avaricious Ancestry.com lets
you search trees that people have posted for family names (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi).
"Geni" seems to want me to enter my information without any kind of payback. Am I missing something?

Philip Moravcik, Honolulu


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech geni #austria-czech

morav@...
 

In response to Randy Schoenberg's March 11 suggestion that we all post our family trees on "Geni" I have a
few questions and misgivings. First off when I visited the site they immediately want me to sign up with a
credit card. Looking carefully I found that there was an option to continue without providing this. Then there
didn't 't seem to be any way to view any information on the site at all. It just wants you to start entering your
family tree members (I can't imagine trying to do this one person at a time as it seems to be set up to receive
information that way). A bit more digging and I found a search function into which I entered one of the
surnames >from my tree. "Geni" came back with 2 matches but wouldn't let me see them until I sign up for
their "Pro" service. Anyhow "Geni" seems pretty lame. Even the notoriously avaricious Ancestry.com lets
you search trees that people have posted for family names (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi).
"Geni" seems to want me to enter my information without any kind of payback. Am I missing something?

Philip Moravcik, Honolulu


Altman-Katz #austria-czech

sararu70@...
 

I am looking for any information about my Grandfather Selig ALTMAN, which
later became Jonas ALTMAN. He listed Austria -- Galicia and Lemberg
on various documents. His mother's maiden name was Katz. This is the
family { KATZ'S} we are trying to find. Selig ALTMAN came to the USA in
1900 with his wife Sara STANGER and settled in Pittsburgh, Pa., and had
3 sons while living in Pittsburgh. Sara passed on in 1907. Selig returned
to New York and later married Minnie DOTTELE.



Thank you
Sara Rubin
New Kensington, Pa.
USA
sararu70@...


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Altman-Katz #austria-czech

sararu70@...
 

I am looking for any information about my Grandfather Selig ALTMAN, which
later became Jonas ALTMAN. He listed Austria -- Galicia and Lemberg
on various documents. His mother's maiden name was Katz. This is the
family { KATZ'S} we are trying to find. Selig ALTMAN came to the USA in
1900 with his wife Sara STANGER and settled in Pittsburgh, Pa., and had
3 sons while living in Pittsburgh. Sara passed on in 1907. Selig returned
to New York and later married Minnie DOTTELE.



Thank you
Sara Rubin
New Kensington, Pa.
USA
sararu70@...