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JewishGen Success! Stories - January edition #gdansk #germany #poland #danzig

Phyllis Kramer
 

We bring you three success stories that are sure to inspire. These
accounts bring us to Australia, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Germany,
Scotland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, France, and more. You can
access these stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by
following this link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Eli Rabinowitz was named after his great-uncle who had tragically died
in an accident when he was a young man. That was all Eli knew, until a
connection made through JewishGen's Family Finder and an old 1920
school photo >from Poland given to him by his aunt prompted his journey
to solve the mystery of Moshe Rabinowitz.

Martin Tompa and Siva German connected via JewishGen's AustriaCzech
SIG mailing list when they discovered they were both researching the
Schueck family. By working together, they uncovered their common
great-great-grandparents and found the birth records of their
great-grandparents.

from our Archives, we bring you, again, a very moving story by Michael
Tobias, with Meredith Hoffman, about the reunion of cousins Moniek
Garber of Glasgow, Scotland, and Moshe Porat-Perelman of Kfar Saba,
Israel, who had last seen one another in the early spring of 1940.
They were joyously reunited, thanks to JewishGen, sixty-seven years
later, in 2007.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and our new Success! Stories Webmaster, Colin Mathias Justin. We hope
that you, too, will have success in your research using the abundant
resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your own success
stories to us at: success@...

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.
phylliskramer1@...


Danzig/Gedansk SIG #Danzig #Gdansk #Germany #Poland JewishGen Success! Stories - January edition #gdansk #germany #poland #danzig

Phyllis Kramer
 

We bring you three success stories that are sure to inspire. These
accounts bring us to Australia, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Germany,
Scotland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, France, and more. You can
access these stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by
following this link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Eli Rabinowitz was named after his great-uncle who had tragically died
in an accident when he was a young man. That was all Eli knew, until a
connection made through JewishGen's Family Finder and an old 1920
school photo >from Poland given to him by his aunt prompted his journey
to solve the mystery of Moshe Rabinowitz.

Martin Tompa and Siva German connected via JewishGen's AustriaCzech
SIG mailing list when they discovered they were both researching the
Schueck family. By working together, they uncovered their common
great-great-grandparents and found the birth records of their
great-grandparents.

from our Archives, we bring you, again, a very moving story by Michael
Tobias, with Meredith Hoffman, about the reunion of cousins Moniek
Garber of Glasgow, Scotland, and Moshe Porat-Perelman of Kfar Saba,
Israel, who had last seen one another in the early spring of 1940.
They were joyously reunited, thanks to JewishGen, sixty-seven years
later, in 2007.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and our new Success! Stories Webmaster, Colin Mathias Justin. We hope
that you, too, will have success in your research using the abundant
resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your own success
stories to us at: success@...

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.
phylliskramer1@...


JewishGen Success! Stories - January edition #usa

Phyllis Kramer
 

We bring you three success stories that are sure to inspire. These
accounts bring us to Australia, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Germany,
Scotland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, France, and more. You can
access these stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by
following this link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Eli Rabinowitz was named after his great-uncle who had tragically died
in an accident when he was a young man. That was all Eli knew, until a
connection made through JewishGen's Family Finder and an old 1920
school photo >from Poland given to him by his aunt prompted his journey
to solve the mystery of Moshe Rabinowitz.

Martin Tompa and Siva German connected via JewishGen's AustriaCzech
SIG mailing list when they discovered they were both researching the
Schueck family. By working together, they uncovered their common
great-great-grandparents and found the birth records of their
great-grandparents.

from our Archives, we bring you, again, a very moving story by Michael
Tobias, with Meredith Hoffman, about the reunion of cousins Moniek
Garber of Glasgow, Scotland, and Moshe Porat-Perelman of Kfar Saba,
Israel, who had last seen one another in the early spring of 1940.
They were joyously reunited, thanks to JewishGen, sixty-seven years
later, in 2007.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and our new Success! Stories Webmaster, Colin Mathias Justin. We hope
that you, too, will have success in your research using the abundant
resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your own success
stories to us at: success@...

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.
phylliskramer1@...


KehilaLinks Project Report for December 2016 #usa

Susana Leistner Bloch
 

We are pleased to welcome the following webpages to JewishGen KehilaLinks
We thank the owners and webmasters of these webpages for creating fitting
memorials to these Kehilot (Jewish Communities) and for providing a
valuable resource for future generations of their descendants:

Radun (Radin), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/radun.htm
~~~

Vasiliki (Vasilishok), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/vasiliski.htm
~~~

Voranava (Voronov), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/voronovo.htm
~~~

Ostryna (Astryna, Ostrin), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/ostryna.htm
~~~

Piatra Neamt (including Negulesti), Romania
Created by Merle Kastner
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Greg Meyer
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Piatra_Neamt/
~~~

Rozhanka (Rozanka), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/rozanka.htm
~~~

Shchuchyn (Shtutchin, Scucyn), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/scucyn.htm
~~~

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Huncovce (Hunsdorf, Unsdorf), Slovakia
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/huncovce/
~~~

Kesmarok (Kesmark), Slovakia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kezmarok/

ORPHAN WEBPAGES

Some of our Kehila webpages were created by people who are no longer able
to maintain them. We thank them for their past efforts and wish them luck
on their future endeavors.

Or by people who are no longer living. May their Memory be for a Blessing

The following webpages are "orphaned" and are available for adoption.

Kopatkevichi (Kopatkevich), Belarus
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kopatkevichi/
~~~

Rozdil (Rozdol) (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Rozdol/Rozdol.htm
~~~

Tetiev, Ukraine
Created by Irwin B. Margiloff z"l
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/tetiev/tetiev.htm
~~~

Shchadryn (Shchedrin), Belarus
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Scadryn/
~~~

If you wish to create a KehilaLinks webpage please contact us at:
<bloch@...>.

NEED TECHNICAL HELP CREATING A WEBPAGE?: We have a team of dedicated
volunteer webpage designers who will help you create a webpage.

Susana Leistner Bloch, VP, KehilaLinks, JewishGen, Inc.
Barbara Ellman, KehilaLinks Technical Coordinator


Early American SIG #USA JewishGen Success! Stories - January edition #usa

Phyllis Kramer
 

We bring you three success stories that are sure to inspire. These
accounts bring us to Australia, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Germany,
Scotland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, France, and more. You can
access these stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by
following this link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Eli Rabinowitz was named after his great-uncle who had tragically died
in an accident when he was a young man. That was all Eli knew, until a
connection made through JewishGen's Family Finder and an old 1920
school photo >from Poland given to him by his aunt prompted his journey
to solve the mystery of Moshe Rabinowitz.

Martin Tompa and Siva German connected via JewishGen's AustriaCzech
SIG mailing list when they discovered they were both researching the
Schueck family. By working together, they uncovered their common
great-great-grandparents and found the birth records of their
great-grandparents.

from our Archives, we bring you, again, a very moving story by Michael
Tobias, with Meredith Hoffman, about the reunion of cousins Moniek
Garber of Glasgow, Scotland, and Moshe Porat-Perelman of Kfar Saba,
Israel, who had last seen one another in the early spring of 1940.
They were joyously reunited, thanks to JewishGen, sixty-seven years
later, in 2007.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and our new Success! Stories Webmaster, Colin Mathias Justin. We hope
that you, too, will have success in your research using the abundant
resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your own success
stories to us at: success@...

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.
phylliskramer1@...


Early American SIG #USA KehilaLinks Project Report for December 2016 #usa

Susana Leistner Bloch
 

We are pleased to welcome the following webpages to JewishGen KehilaLinks
We thank the owners and webmasters of these webpages for creating fitting
memorials to these Kehilot (Jewish Communities) and for providing a
valuable resource for future generations of their descendants:

Radun (Radin), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/radun.htm
~~~

Vasiliki (Vasilishok), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/vasiliski.htm
~~~

Voranava (Voronov), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/voronovo.htm
~~~

Ostryna (Astryna, Ostrin), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/ostryna.htm
~~~

Piatra Neamt (including Negulesti), Romania
Created by Merle Kastner
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Greg Meyer
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Piatra_Neamt/
~~~

Rozhanka (Rozanka), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/rozanka.htm
~~~

Shchuchyn (Shtutchin, Scucyn), Belarus
Compiled by Ellen Sadove Renck
Webmaster: Irene Pupko Newhouse
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lida-District/scucyn.htm
~~~

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Huncovce (Hunsdorf, Unsdorf), Slovakia
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/huncovce/
~~~

Kesmarok (Kesmark), Slovakia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kezmarok/

ORPHAN WEBPAGES

Some of our Kehila webpages were created by people who are no longer able
to maintain them. We thank them for their past efforts and wish them luck
on their future endeavors.

Or by people who are no longer living. May their Memory be for a Blessing

The following webpages are "orphaned" and are available for adoption.

Kopatkevichi (Kopatkevich), Belarus
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kopatkevichi/
~~~

Rozdil (Rozdol) (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Rozdol/Rozdol.htm
~~~

Tetiev, Ukraine
Created by Irwin B. Margiloff z"l
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/tetiev/tetiev.htm
~~~

Shchadryn (Shchedrin), Belarus
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Scadryn/
~~~

If you wish to create a KehilaLinks webpage please contact us at:
<bloch@...>.

NEED TECHNICAL HELP CREATING A WEBPAGE?: We have a team of dedicated
volunteer webpage designers who will help you create a webpage.

Susana Leistner Bloch, VP, KehilaLinks, JewishGen, Inc.
Barbara Ellman, KehilaLinks Technical Coordinator


New JewishGen Education Class Feb.3 - Feb. 24 2017 #usa

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular class, Brick Wall or Dead End, starting
February 3, 2017.

Frustrated and at a Loss ? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing
a Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major
avenue you can't get passed?

Take a class to help review and analyze your data with an personal
instructor. If you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and
want new solutions, this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an
educational forum setting open 24/7.

February 3 - February 24. Tuition is $125.

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have
reached a point where help is needed. Students should feel
comfortable with computers and Internet searches.

An application is required. During the application process the
instructor will analyze your data to see if a breakthrough is
possible.

Details on the Education Page: check Requirements & Course Details
www.JewishGen.org/education

If you have further questions, please email
JewishGen-Education@...

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
www.JewishGen.org/education


Early American SIG #USA New JewishGen Education Class Feb.3 - Feb. 24 2017 #usa

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular class, Brick Wall or Dead End, starting
February 3, 2017.

Frustrated and at a Loss ? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing
a Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major
avenue you can't get passed?

Take a class to help review and analyze your data with an personal
instructor. If you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and
want new solutions, this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an
educational forum setting open 24/7.

February 3 - February 24. Tuition is $125.

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have
reached a point where help is needed. Students should feel
comfortable with computers and Internet searches.

An application is required. During the application process the
instructor will analyze your data to see if a breakthrough is
possible.

Details on the Education Page: check Requirements & Course Details
www.JewishGen.org/education

If you have further questions, please email
JewishGen-Education@...

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
www.JewishGen.org/education


JewishGen Success! Stories - January edition #germany

Phyllis Kramer
 

We bring you three success stories that are sure to inspire. These
accounts bring us to Australia, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Germany,
Scotland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, France, and more. You can
access these stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by
following this link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Eli Rabinowitz was named after his great-uncle who had tragically died
in an accident when he was a young man. That was all Eli knew, until a
connection made through JewishGen's Family Finder and an old 1920
school photo >from Poland given to him by his aunt prompted his journey
to solve the mystery of Moshe Rabinowitz.

Martin Tompa and Siva German connected via JewishGen's AustriaCzech
SIG mailing list when they discovered they were both researching the
Schueck family. By working together, they uncovered their common
great-great-grandparents and found the birth records of their
great-grandparents.

from our Archives, we bring you, again, a very moving story by Michael
Tobias, with Meredith Hoffman, about the reunion of cousins Moniek
Garber of Glasgow, Scotland, and Moshe Porat-Perelman of Kfar Saba,
Israel, who had last seen one another in the early spring of 1940.
They were joyously reunited, thanks to JewishGen, sixty-seven years
later, in 2007.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and our new Success! Stories Webmaster, Colin Mathias Justin. We hope
that you, too, will have success in your research using the abundant
resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your own success
stories to us at: success@...

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida phylliskramer1@...
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


German SIG #Germany JewishGen Success! Stories - January edition #germany

Phyllis Kramer
 

We bring you three success stories that are sure to inspire. These
accounts bring us to Australia, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Germany,
Scotland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, France, and more. You can
access these stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by
following this link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Eli Rabinowitz was named after his great-uncle who had tragically died
in an accident when he was a young man. That was all Eli knew, until a
connection made through JewishGen's Family Finder and an old 1920
school photo >from Poland given to him by his aunt prompted his journey
to solve the mystery of Moshe Rabinowitz.

Martin Tompa and Siva German connected via JewishGen's AustriaCzech
SIG mailing list when they discovered they were both researching the
Schueck family. By working together, they uncovered their common
great-great-grandparents and found the birth records of their
great-grandparents.

from our Archives, we bring you, again, a very moving story by Michael
Tobias, with Meredith Hoffman, about the reunion of cousins Moniek
Garber of Glasgow, Scotland, and Moshe Porat-Perelman of Kfar Saba,
Israel, who had last seen one another in the early spring of 1940.
They were joyously reunited, thanks to JewishGen, sixty-seven years
later, in 2007.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and our new Success! Stories Webmaster, Colin Mathias Justin. We hope
that you, too, will have success in your research using the abundant
resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your own success
stories to us at: success@...

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida phylliskramer1@...
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


New JewishGen Education Class Feb.3 - Feb. 24 2017 #germany

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular class, Brick Wall or Dead End, starting
February 3, 2017.

Frustrated and at a Loss ? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing
a Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major
avenue you can't get passed?

Take a class to help review and analyze your data with an personal
instructor. If you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and
want new solutions, this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an
educational forum setting open 24/7.

February 3 - February 24. Tuition is $125.

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have
reached a point where help is needed. Students should feel
comfortable with computers and Internet searches.

An application is required. During the application process the
instructor will analyze your data to see if a breakthrough is
possible.

Details on the Education Page: check Requirements & Course Details
www.JewishGen.org/education

If you have further questions, please email
JewishGen-Education@...

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager -www.JewishGen.org/education


German SIG #Germany New JewishGen Education Class Feb.3 - Feb. 24 2017 #germany

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular class, Brick Wall or Dead End, starting
February 3, 2017.

Frustrated and at a Loss ? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing
a Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major
avenue you can't get passed?

Take a class to help review and analyze your data with an personal
instructor. If you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and
want new solutions, this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an
educational forum setting open 24/7.

February 3 - February 24. Tuition is $125.

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have
reached a point where help is needed. Students should feel
comfortable with computers and Internet searches.

An application is required. During the application process the
instructor will analyze your data to see if a breakthrough is
possible.

Details on the Education Page: check Requirements & Course Details
www.JewishGen.org/education

If you have further questions, please email
JewishGen-Education@...

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager -www.JewishGen.org/education


KAHAN from Nagyvarad #hungary

Vivian Kahn
 

Jozsef Iczig KAHAN, my grandfather's oldest brother, left =
Sziget, Maramaros, and settled in Nagyvarad (now Oradea, Romania) in the =
1880s. In 1886, he married Lea/Leni STERN, daughter of Izak/Ignac STERN =
and his wife Johanna/Hani HERMAN. Lea died in 1888 and in March 1889, he =
remarried to her sister Sara, born Dec 1868. Jozsef and Sara had at =
least three children=E2=80=94Vilma born Jan 1890, Sandor born Aug 1891, =
and Ilona born November 1893. Jozsef died in December 1894. I have not =
been able to find any record of his burial in Oradea.

Please contact me off-list if you have any information about the KAHAN =
family >from Nagyvarad/Oradea or relatives who might be able to provide =
leads.

Vivian Kahn, Oakland, CA
Vivian Kahn
<vkahn@...>

Researching families including:
BAL/BERKOVICS/BERKOWITZ/ROTH/GROSZ. Avas Ujvaros, Hung./Orasu Nou, Rom.
KAHAN/JOSIPOVITS/DUB, Sziget, Kabolacsarda, Hung./Sighet, Ciarda, Rom.; =
Nagyvarad, Hung./Oradea, Rom.
KOHN/Zbegnyo/ Zbehnov, Tarnoka/Trnavka, Slov. =
LEFKOVITS/Kolbasa/Brezina, Slov.
MOSKOVITS/Honkocz, Szobranc, Osztro, Kassa, Hung./Chonkovce, Sobrance, =
Ostrov, Kosice, Slov., Nyiregyhaza, Hung. ELOVITS/Hornya/Horna, Slov.
NEUMANN/Szeretva, Kereszt, Hung./Sobrance, Kristy, Stretavka, =
Michalovce, Slov. POLACSEK/Hunfalu, Hung./Huncovce, Slov.
SPITZ/Nikolsburg/Mikulov, Prosnitz/Prostejov, Moravia/Czech. =
Kismarton/Eisenstadt, Hung./Aus., Hunfalu/Huncovce.


Hungary SIG #Hungary KAHAN from Nagyvarad #hungary

Vivian Kahn
 

Jozsef Iczig KAHAN, my grandfather's oldest brother, left =
Sziget, Maramaros, and settled in Nagyvarad (now Oradea, Romania) in the =
1880s. In 1886, he married Lea/Leni STERN, daughter of Izak/Ignac STERN =
and his wife Johanna/Hani HERMAN. Lea died in 1888 and in March 1889, he =
remarried to her sister Sara, born Dec 1868. Jozsef and Sara had at =
least three children=E2=80=94Vilma born Jan 1890, Sandor born Aug 1891, =
and Ilona born November 1893. Jozsef died in December 1894. I have not =
been able to find any record of his burial in Oradea.

Please contact me off-list if you have any information about the KAHAN =
family >from Nagyvarad/Oradea or relatives who might be able to provide =
leads.

Vivian Kahn, Oakland, CA
Vivian Kahn
<vkahn@...>

Researching families including:
BAL/BERKOVICS/BERKOWITZ/ROTH/GROSZ. Avas Ujvaros, Hung./Orasu Nou, Rom.
KAHAN/JOSIPOVITS/DUB, Sziget, Kabolacsarda, Hung./Sighet, Ciarda, Rom.; =
Nagyvarad, Hung./Oradea, Rom.
KOHN/Zbegnyo/ Zbehnov, Tarnoka/Trnavka, Slov. =
LEFKOVITS/Kolbasa/Brezina, Slov.
MOSKOVITS/Honkocz, Szobranc, Osztro, Kassa, Hung./Chonkovce, Sobrance, =
Ostrov, Kosice, Slov., Nyiregyhaza, Hung. ELOVITS/Hornya/Horna, Slov.
NEUMANN/Szeretva, Kereszt, Hung./Sobrance, Kristy, Stretavka, =
Michalovce, Slov. POLACSEK/Hunfalu, Hung./Huncovce, Slov.
SPITZ/Nikolsburg/Mikulov, Prosnitz/Prostejov, Moravia/Czech. =
Kismarton/Eisenstadt, Hung./Aus., Hunfalu/Huncovce.


Re: Divorce Decree #general

Isabel Cymerman
 

To All,
I succeeded in obtaining divorce records >from Manhattan, NY, that were
from 1920-25. I went up to the Ex-Parte room (in the courthouse) and
filled out a form in which I showed that all the parties were since
deceased, no living children, etc. After a short period I was allowed
to view the records - and make copies. So it can be done and it was
not too difficult. Don't know how it is anywhere else.

Isabel Cymerman
Southbury, CT

From: Debbie Lifschitz
How do I go about find the divorce decree, which her family now needs
for legal reasons?


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Divorce Decree #general

Isabel Cymerman
 

To All,
I succeeded in obtaining divorce records >from Manhattan, NY, that were
from 1920-25. I went up to the Ex-Parte room (in the courthouse) and
filled out a form in which I showed that all the parties were since
deceased, no living children, etc. After a short period I was allowed
to view the records - and make copies. So it can be done and it was
not too difficult. Don't know how it is anywhere else.

Isabel Cymerman
Southbury, CT

From: Debbie Lifschitz
How do I go about find the divorce decree, which her family now needs
for legal reasons?


JewishGen Success! Stories - January edition #courland #latvia

Phyllis Kramer
 

We bring you three success stories that are sure to inspire. These
accounts bring us to Australia, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Germany,
Scotland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, France, and more. You can
access these stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by
following this link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Eli Rabinowitz was named after his great-uncle who had tragically died
in an accident when he was a young man. That was all Eli knew, until a
connection made through JewishGen's Family Finder and an old 1920
school photo >from Poland given to him by his aunt prompted his journey
to solve the mystery of Moshe Rabinowitz.

Martin Tompa and Siva German connected via JewishGen's AustriaCzech
SIG mailing list when they discovered they were both researching the
Schueck family. By working together, they uncovered their common
great-great-grandparents and found the birth records of their
great-grandparents.

from our Archives, we bring you, again, a very moving story by Michael
Tobias, with Meredith Hoffman, about the reunion of cousins Moniek
Garber of Glasgow, Scotland, and Moshe Porat-Perelman of Kfar Saba,
Israel, who had last seen one another in the early spring of 1940.
They were joyously reunited, thanks to JewishGen, sixty-seven years
later, in 2007.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and our new Success! Stories Webmaster, Colin Mathias Justin. We hope
that you, too, will have success in your research using the abundant
resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your own success
stories to us at: success@...

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.
phylliskramer1@...


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia JewishGen Success! Stories - January edition #courland #latvia

Phyllis Kramer
 

We bring you three success stories that are sure to inspire. These
accounts bring us to Australia, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Germany,
Scotland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, France, and more. You can
access these stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by
following this link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Eli Rabinowitz was named after his great-uncle who had tragically died
in an accident when he was a young man. That was all Eli knew, until a
connection made through JewishGen's Family Finder and an old 1920
school photo >from Poland given to him by his aunt prompted his journey
to solve the mystery of Moshe Rabinowitz.

Martin Tompa and Siva German connected via JewishGen's AustriaCzech
SIG mailing list when they discovered they were both researching the
Schueck family. By working together, they uncovered their common
great-great-grandparents and found the birth records of their
great-grandparents.

from our Archives, we bring you, again, a very moving story by Michael
Tobias, with Meredith Hoffman, about the reunion of cousins Moniek
Garber of Glasgow, Scotland, and Moshe Porat-Perelman of Kfar Saba,
Israel, who had last seen one another in the early spring of 1940.
They were joyously reunited, thanks to JewishGen, sixty-seven years
later, in 2007.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and our new Success! Stories Webmaster, Colin Mathias Justin. We hope
that you, too, will have success in your research using the abundant
resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your own success
stories to us at: success@...

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.
phylliskramer1@...


Siffman family, Nigel or Heidelberg,Transvaal, S. Africa #southafrica

Saul Issroff
 

The Country Communities Project of SA Friends of Beth Hatefutsoth is looking
for information on the Siffman families who lived in Nigel and Heidelberg,
Transvaal, South Africa.

Two relevant wedding photos are posted on Viewmate at

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM52870

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM52871

If you are a descendant of the family or if you have information
please contact Elona Steinfeld, Research Co-ordinator,
SA Friends of Beth Hatefutsoth at museum@...

Thank you and kind regards,
Saul Issroff


JewishGen Success! Stories - January edition #southafrica

Phyllis Kramer
 

We bring you three success stories that are sure to inspire. These
accounts bring us to Australia, South Africa, Israel, Poland, Germany,
Scotland, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, France, and more. You can
access these stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by
following this link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Eli Rabinowitz was named after his great-uncle who had tragically died
in an accident when he was a young man. That was all Eli knew, until a
connection made through JewishGen's Family Finder and an old 1920
school photo >from Poland given to him by his aunt prompted his journey
to solve the mystery of Moshe Rabinowitz.

Martin Tompa and Siva German connected via JewishGen's AustriaCzech
SIG mailing list when they discovered they were both researching the
Schueck family. By working together, they uncovered their common
great-great-grandparents and found the birth records of their
great-grandparents.

from our Archives, we bring you, again, a very moving story by Michael
Tobias, with Meredith Hoffman, about the reunion of cousins Moniek
Garber of Glasgow, Scotland, and Moshe Porat-Perelman of Kfar Saba,
Israel, who had last seen one another in the early spring of 1940.
They were joyously reunited, thanks to JewishGen, sixty-seven years
later, in 2007.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and our new Success! Stories Webmaster, Colin Mathias Justin. We hope
that you, too, will have success in your research using the abundant
resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your own success
stories to us at: success@...

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.
phylliskramer1@...