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Harry JAFFE Birth Certificate #general

Carol Jaffe
 

Hello Genners,

I have a birth certificate for Harry JAFFE born 10 July 1898. He was the son of
William and Bessie JAFFE of Market Street, Manhattan, New York. The father was a
peddler and he and his wife were born in Russia.

If this sounds familiar to anyone, please let me know and I will gladly send it to
you as this is not the Harry JAFFE I was looking for.

Carol M Jaffe, Clearwater, FL
Researching: BAER/BEAR/BEHR, LAVINE, LAZARUS, LOEWENBERG, ROSE/ROSINSKY


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Harry JAFFE Birth Certificate #general

Carol Jaffe
 

Hello Genners,

I have a birth certificate for Harry JAFFE born 10 July 1898. He was the son of
William and Bessie JAFFE of Market Street, Manhattan, New York. The father was a
peddler and he and his wife were born in Russia.

If this sounds familiar to anyone, please let me know and I will gladly send it to
you as this is not the Harry JAFFE I was looking for.

Carol M Jaffe, Clearwater, FL
Researching: BAER/BEAR/BEHR, LAVINE, LAZARUS, LOEWENBERG, ROSE/ROSINSKY


Stanley Stern Marriage Certificate #general

Carol Jaffe
 

Hello All:

I have a marriage certificate for Stanley S STERN and Ruth JOKELL who married on
14 February 1939 that is not the Stanley S STERN that I was looking for. The
grooms age at this time was 23 his father was Samuel and his mother Clara. The
bride was 18 and her father was Max and her mother Rose. They were married by a
Rabbi at 601 Brightwater Ct., Brooklyn, NY.

If this sounds familiar to anyone please let me know and I will mail or email this
copy to you.

Carol M Jaffe, Clearwater, FL
Researching: BAER/BEAR/BEHR, LAVINE, LAZARUS, LOEWENBERG, ROSE/ROSINSKY


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Stanley Stern Marriage Certificate #general

Carol Jaffe
 

Hello All:

I have a marriage certificate for Stanley S STERN and Ruth JOKELL who married on
14 February 1939 that is not the Stanley S STERN that I was looking for. The
grooms age at this time was 23 his father was Samuel and his mother Clara. The
bride was 18 and her father was Max and her mother Rose. They were married by a
Rabbi at 601 Brightwater Ct., Brooklyn, NY.

If this sounds familiar to anyone please let me know and I will mail or email this
copy to you.

Carol M Jaffe, Clearwater, FL
Researching: BAER/BEAR/BEHR, LAVINE, LAZARUS, LOEWENBERG, ROSE/ROSINSKY


Re: Seeking info on Alois MUNK b. 1876 #general

Vivian Kahn <viviankahn@...>
 

I recently came across an interesting paper on the MUNK family at
http://www.ef.huji.ac.il/publications/Mislovics.pdf The paper focuses on
demography, economic life, and cultural life as a basis for depicting the legal,
economic, and cultural conditions affecting Hungarian Jewry during the Habsburg
Empire and later within the Hungarian state.

As you may know, in 1939 the Hungarian Jewish Museum published an earlier study by
Bernat Munkacsi (1860-1937) titled The Munk Family Genealogy, which was meant to
be the first in the Hungarian Jewish Families Genealogy series. This is one of
several works about the family that is listed in the bibliography

Vivian Kahn, Oakland, California
JewishGen Hungarian SIG Coordinator

From: "Peterw" <peterw1952@gmail.com>
Alois Munk was my Grandfather...He was a newspaper editor and married my
Grandmother, Paula Frank, in Vienna in 1909. They had one daughter, my Mother,
Teresa in 1921 but were divorced the same year. I have been unable to find out
anything about his life or whether he remarried or about his work.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen re: Seeking info on Alois MUNK b. 1876 #general

Vivian Kahn <viviankahn@...>
 

I recently came across an interesting paper on the MUNK family at
http://www.ef.huji.ac.il/publications/Mislovics.pdf The paper focuses on
demography, economic life, and cultural life as a basis for depicting the legal,
economic, and cultural conditions affecting Hungarian Jewry during the Habsburg
Empire and later within the Hungarian state.

As you may know, in 1939 the Hungarian Jewish Museum published an earlier study by
Bernat Munkacsi (1860-1937) titled The Munk Family Genealogy, which was meant to
be the first in the Hungarian Jewish Families Genealogy series. This is one of
several works about the family that is listed in the bibliography

Vivian Kahn, Oakland, California
JewishGen Hungarian SIG Coordinator

From: "Peterw" <peterw1952@gmail.com>
Alois Munk was my Grandfather...He was a newspaper editor and married my
Grandmother, Paula Frank, in Vienna in 1909. They had one daughter, my Mother,
Teresa in 1921 but were divorced the same year. I have been unable to find out
anything about his life or whether he remarried or about his work.


Re: Death Certificate Lookup in NYC #general

JudiZimmer
 

Thanks to all my cousins--I received several replies, so I am all set. I always
appreciate the help & generosity of Genners, which is why I donate every year. The
assistance I've gotten has solved mysteries, answered questions and helped expand
my tree!
Judith Rothstein Zimmer

(Names)
SCHUPLER/ABROMOWITZ/ROTHSTEIN/AUERBACH/BAER/BETT/SCHNEIDER/GOLDSTEIN/KOSMINSKY
(Towns) Buczacz, Radomysl nad Sanem, Nisko, Mikulince, Wasilkowce, Smela


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Death Certificate Lookup in NYC #general

JudiZimmer
 

Thanks to all my cousins--I received several replies, so I am all set. I always
appreciate the help & generosity of Genners, which is why I donate every year. The
assistance I've gotten has solved mysteries, answered questions and helped expand
my tree!
Judith Rothstein Zimmer

(Names)
SCHUPLER/ABROMOWITZ/ROTHSTEIN/AUERBACH/BAER/BETT/SCHNEIDER/GOLDSTEIN/KOSMINSKY
(Towns) Buczacz, Radomysl nad Sanem, Nisko, Mikulince, Wasilkowce, Smela


Vilna Birth Certificate #general

Howard Margol
 

<<From: Burt Kuran burtkuran@hotmail.com
How can one obtain a copy of a birth certificate of a person born in Vilna in
1926. I have searched thru multiple sites to no avail>>

Due to the 100 year privacy law, a 1926 birth record will not be available until
2027. However, a personal message to the Central archive in Vilnius, Lithuania may
bring you results. If you can send a copy of a death record, showing the person is
no longer living, that would be a big help. Also, you must state your relationship
to the person whose birth record you are seeking.

Lietuvos Centrinis Valstybs Archyvas (Lithuanian Central State Archives)
O. Mila A1iaus 21
Vilnius, LT-10102
Lithuania
Mr. Dalius Beys, Director. Tel: 370 - 5 - 247 - 7811 Fax: 370 - 5 -276 - 5312.
Email: lcva@archyvai.lt Web: http://www.archyvai.lt
In order to find a record, as much basic information on the individual as
possible, must be provided:
Full names (including maiden name) written in capital letters;
Date and place of birth, marriage or death (though approximate);
Place of residence: town, village, region, district or other areas and addresses;
Howard Margol
Litvak SIG Coordinator for Records Acquisition


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Vilna Birth Certificate #general

Howard Margol
 

<<From: Burt Kuran burtkuran@hotmail.com
How can one obtain a copy of a birth certificate of a person born in Vilna in
1926. I have searched thru multiple sites to no avail>>

Due to the 100 year privacy law, a 1926 birth record will not be available until
2027. However, a personal message to the Central archive in Vilnius, Lithuania may
bring you results. If you can send a copy of a death record, showing the person is
no longer living, that would be a big help. Also, you must state your relationship
to the person whose birth record you are seeking.

Lietuvos Centrinis Valstybs Archyvas (Lithuanian Central State Archives)
O. Mila A1iaus 21
Vilnius, LT-10102
Lithuania
Mr. Dalius Beys, Director. Tel: 370 - 5 - 247 - 7811 Fax: 370 - 5 -276 - 5312.
Email: lcva@archyvai.lt Web: http://www.archyvai.lt
In order to find a record, as much basic information on the individual as
possible, must be provided:
Full names (including maiden name) written in capital letters;
Date and place of birth, marriage or death (though approximate);
Place of residence: town, village, region, district or other areas and addresses;
Howard Margol
Litvak SIG Coordinator for Records Acquisition


Re: Reb Jacob Meir SCHECHTER of Jerusalem #rabbinic

Yonatan Ben-Ari
 

Just do not confuse with my Breslev cousin in Jerusalem, Harav Yacov
Meir SCHECHTER Shlita, who, also in his 80s is alive and well.

Shabbat Shalom

Yoni Ben-Ari, Jerusalem

p.s. Our ggreatgrandfather's name was also Yisrael, interesting if the
two Yacov Meir's are distant cousins

On Sun, May 26, 2013 at 8:40 PM, Neil Rosenstein <neil@tali.com> wrote:
Reb Jacob Meir SCHECHTER died in Israel at 92 years in 1988. He was the
son of Reb Yisrael Schechter and he left a large family.
He claimed descent >from the maharam Padua and was named for Jacob Meir
Padua, Av Bet Din Brest Litovsk.
Can anyone help me wkith his ancestry and fa,mily of today?


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic Re: Reb Jacob Meir SCHECHTER of Jerusalem #rabbinic

Yonatan Ben-Ari
 

Just do not confuse with my Breslev cousin in Jerusalem, Harav Yacov
Meir SCHECHTER Shlita, who, also in his 80s is alive and well.

Shabbat Shalom

Yoni Ben-Ari, Jerusalem

p.s. Our ggreatgrandfather's name was also Yisrael, interesting if the
two Yacov Meir's are distant cousins

On Sun, May 26, 2013 at 8:40 PM, Neil Rosenstein <neil@tali.com> wrote:
Reb Jacob Meir SCHECHTER died in Israel at 92 years in 1988. He was the
son of Reb Yisrael Schechter and he left a large family.
He claimed descent >from the maharam Padua and was named for Jacob Meir
Padua, Av Bet Din Brest Litovsk.
Can anyone help me wkith his ancestry and fa,mily of today?


Re: Reb Jacob Meir SCHECHTER of Jerusalem #rabbinic

JudaiCards <joinus@...>
 

How about contacting the family of Rabbi Yaakov Meir Schechter of
Jeruasalem, A reknown Rabbi, the leader of todays Berslover Chassidus there.
All the best
Ben Knobloch

-----Original Message-----
From: Neil Rosenstein
Sent: Sunday, May 26, 2013 1:41 PM

Reb Jacob Meir SCHECHTER died in Israel at 92 years in 1988. He was the son
of Reb Yisrael Schechter and he left a large family.
He claimed descent >from the maharam Padua and was named for Jacob Meir
Padua, Av Bet Din Brest Litovsk.
Can anyone help me wkith his ancestry and fa,mily of today?


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic RE: Reb Jacob Meir SCHECHTER of Jerusalem #rabbinic

JudaiCards <joinus@...>
 

How about contacting the family of Rabbi Yaakov Meir Schechter of
Jeruasalem, A reknown Rabbi, the leader of todays Berslover Chassidus there.
All the best
Ben Knobloch

-----Original Message-----
From: Neil Rosenstein
Sent: Sunday, May 26, 2013 1:41 PM

Reb Jacob Meir SCHECHTER died in Israel at 92 years in 1988. He was the son
of Reb Yisrael Schechter and he left a large family.
He claimed descent >from the maharam Padua and was named for Jacob Meir
Padua, Av Bet Din Brest Litovsk.
Can anyone help me wkith his ancestry and fa,mily of today?


Letter of thanks to Margaret #danzig #gdansk #germany #poland

Dror
 

Shalom,
I want to thank >from the depth of my heart to Malgorzata
Andrzejewska-Bancewicz (Margaret).
Margaret did the unbelievable and found for me my 70 - year old first
cousin, who did not know about my existence. The process was like this: I
have found an envelope >from the year 1966 with my father's sister address
from Gdynia. Margaret went to that address and found that this apartment
still belongs to this family.
I don't know how, but she also got me the phone number of the tenants.
After several attempts someone actually picked up the handset and it turned
out to be my aunt's granddaughter. Since then, everything has been a
history. The cousin who did not know anyone >from the extended family, was
very excited to find kinship and since then we correspond almost daily and
have exchanged information. Maybe we will also meet sometime.
Margaret also has found my aunt's grave and also is trying to help me to
find another cousin who probably lives in Wrozlaw.
There are no words to thank her for the help she handed me, it is simply
amazing. Of course without this assistance, such an outcome could not occur
since I did not know anyone in Gdynia.
On my behalf and on the behalf of my family, thank you again and all the
best to you dear Margaret,
Bella Ezov,
Israel


Danzig/Gedansk SIG #Danzig #Gdansk #Germany #Poland Letter of thanks to Margaret #danzig #gdansk #germany #poland

Dror
 

Shalom,
I want to thank >from the depth of my heart to Malgorzata
Andrzejewska-Bancewicz (Margaret).
Margaret did the unbelievable and found for me my 70 - year old first
cousin, who did not know about my existence. The process was like this: I
have found an envelope >from the year 1966 with my father's sister address
from Gdynia. Margaret went to that address and found that this apartment
still belongs to this family.
I don't know how, but she also got me the phone number of the tenants.
After several attempts someone actually picked up the handset and it turned
out to be my aunt's granddaughter. Since then, everything has been a
history. The cousin who did not know anyone >from the extended family, was
very excited to find kinship and since then we correspond almost daily and
have exchanged information. Maybe we will also meet sometime.
Margaret also has found my aunt's grave and also is trying to help me to
find another cousin who probably lives in Wrozlaw.
There are no words to thank her for the help she handed me, it is simply
amazing. Of course without this assistance, such an outcome could not occur
since I did not know anyone in Gdynia.
On my behalf and on the behalf of my family, thank you again and all the
best to you dear Margaret,
Bella Ezov,
Israel


Re: Geszoff - Rzeszow - Zhesuf and more #galicia

Phyllis Kramer
 

Rivka is quite right about the town Rzeszow... and that there are many
Galician towns which Jews had a different name for. I would add that
the wonderful thing about JewishGen's Community Pages, is we can
query for the Yiddish town name there.

examples:

Dubiecko [Pol], Dibetsk [Yid], Dubatsk, Dubetsko, Dubetsk, Dubietzko,
Dubyetsko

Rzeszow [Pol], Raysha [Yid], Zheshuv [Rus], Riashiv [Ukr], Zesova [Latv],
Resovia [Lat], Resov [Cz], Reisha, Risha, Rayshe, Raishov, Zheshov,
Zhezhov

And with the soundex and other query possibilities, searching is easier...

Happy hunting!

Phyllis Kramer
VP, Education, www.JewishGen.org/education
Family Web site: kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/krosno/kramer.htm


Re: Geszoff - Rzeszow - Zhesuf and more #galicia

Shelley K. Pollero
 

Thank you, Rivka Schirman, for your very useful list of Yiddish / Polish
names of former Galician towns in the former Eastern Galicia, now
Ukraine.

I would like to correct one town's Polish spelling and clarify its location:
Brezhiv- Brzozow - Lwow - Brzorzow

This Polish town before, between, and after 1920-1939 has always been
spelled Brzozow. It is the ancestral town of my Kellerman family, was in
Western Galicia during the Austrian Empire, and has remained in Poland
ever since (except during WWII).

Between 1920-1939, Poland included both Western and Eastern Galicia.
After 1945, Western Galicia remained in Poland and Eastern Galicia
became part of Ukraine; however, parts of the Lwow province nearest
Poland remained in Poland. This is where Brzozow is located. Unlike
most of the other towns in the list, Brzozow is not in Ukraine. This also
applies to a few other towns in the list that were once in Lwow
Province, including Rzeszow.

Thanks again for your posts!

Regards,

Shelley K. Pollero
Severna Park, Maryland
rkpollero@comcast.net

Rivka Schirman wrote:

Town's Yiddish Name - District - Province - Town's Polish Name
between 1920 and 1939

Baroochivka- Borszczow - Tarnopol - Boryszkowce
Berezhan- Brzerzany - Tarnopol - Brzerzany
Bizinev- Trembowla - Tarnopol - Budzanow
Bookshevitz- Rohatyn - Stanislawow - Bukaczowce
Boyberik- Bobrka - Lwow - Bobrka
Brezhiv- Brzozow - Lwow - Brzorzow [corrected to Brzozow]
Choliv- Radziechow - Tarnopol - Cholojow
Dibetzk- Przemysl - Lwow - Dubiecko
Greyding- Grodek Jagielonski - Lwow - Grodek Jagielonski
Hibniv- Rawa Ruska - Lwow - Uhnow
Kartchin- Krozno - Lwow - Korczyna
Kitov- Kosow - Stanislawow - Kuty
Knenitch- Rohatyn - Stanislawow - Knihynicze
Krivitch- Borszczow - Tarnopol - Krzywcze Gorne
Limme- Turka - Lwow - Lomma
Linsk- Lisko - Lwow - Lisko (>from 1926 Lesko)
Lipsha- Bobrka - Lwow - Lopuszna
Litovisk - Lisko - Lwow - Lutowiska
Nebelitz- Strzyzow - Lwow - Niebylec
Neystadt- Dobromil - Lwow - Nowe Miasto
Ostrik or sometimes Istrik- Lisko - Lwow - Ustrzyki Dolne
Ozyeran- Borszczow - Tarnopol - Jezierzany
Pidlisek- Lwow - Lwow - Podliski Wielkie
Razle- Zydaczow - Stanislawow - Rozdol
Redem- Jaroslaw - Lwow - Radymno
Reisha- Rzeszow - Lwow - Rzeszow
Smosha (Smoshe or Smushe)- Turka - Lwow - Szumiacz
Strelisk- Bobrka - Lwow - Strzeliska Nowe
Tchitch- Strzyzow - Lwow - Czudec (pronounced Tchudetz)
Totchin or Tutchin- Rzeszow - Lwow - Tyczyn
Vilkatch- Jaworow - Lwow - Wielki Oczy
Yevor- Turka - Lwow - Jawora
Zhulkva- Zolkiew - Lwow - Zolkiew


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Re: Geszoff - Rzeszow - Zhesuf and more #galicia

Phyllis Kramer
 

Rivka is quite right about the town Rzeszow... and that there are many
Galician towns which Jews had a different name for. I would add that
the wonderful thing about JewishGen's Community Pages, is we can
query for the Yiddish town name there.

examples:

Dubiecko [Pol], Dibetsk [Yid], Dubatsk, Dubetsko, Dubetsk, Dubietzko,
Dubyetsko

Rzeszow [Pol], Raysha [Yid], Zheshuv [Rus], Riashiv [Ukr], Zesova [Latv],
Resovia [Lat], Resov [Cz], Reisha, Risha, Rayshe, Raishov, Zheshov,
Zhezhov

And with the soundex and other query possibilities, searching is easier...

Happy hunting!

Phyllis Kramer
VP, Education, www.JewishGen.org/education
Family Web site: kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/krosno/kramer.htm


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Re: Geszoff - Rzeszow - Zhesuf and more #galicia

Shelley K. Pollero
 

Thank you, Rivka Schirman, for your very useful list of Yiddish / Polish
names of former Galician towns in the former Eastern Galicia, now
Ukraine.

I would like to correct one town's Polish spelling and clarify its location:
Brezhiv- Brzozow - Lwow - Brzorzow

This Polish town before, between, and after 1920-1939 has always been
spelled Brzozow. It is the ancestral town of my Kellerman family, was in
Western Galicia during the Austrian Empire, and has remained in Poland
ever since (except during WWII).

Between 1920-1939, Poland included both Western and Eastern Galicia.
After 1945, Western Galicia remained in Poland and Eastern Galicia
became part of Ukraine; however, parts of the Lwow province nearest
Poland remained in Poland. This is where Brzozow is located. Unlike
most of the other towns in the list, Brzozow is not in Ukraine. This also
applies to a few other towns in the list that were once in Lwow
Province, including Rzeszow.

Thanks again for your posts!

Regards,

Shelley K. Pollero
Severna Park, Maryland
rkpollero@comcast.net

Rivka Schirman wrote:

Town's Yiddish Name - District - Province - Town's Polish Name
between 1920 and 1939

Baroochivka- Borszczow - Tarnopol - Boryszkowce
Berezhan- Brzerzany - Tarnopol - Brzerzany
Bizinev- Trembowla - Tarnopol - Budzanow
Bookshevitz- Rohatyn - Stanislawow - Bukaczowce
Boyberik- Bobrka - Lwow - Bobrka
Brezhiv- Brzozow - Lwow - Brzorzow [corrected to Brzozow]
Choliv- Radziechow - Tarnopol - Cholojow
Dibetzk- Przemysl - Lwow - Dubiecko
Greyding- Grodek Jagielonski - Lwow - Grodek Jagielonski
Hibniv- Rawa Ruska - Lwow - Uhnow
Kartchin- Krozno - Lwow - Korczyna
Kitov- Kosow - Stanislawow - Kuty
Knenitch- Rohatyn - Stanislawow - Knihynicze
Krivitch- Borszczow - Tarnopol - Krzywcze Gorne
Limme- Turka - Lwow - Lomma
Linsk- Lisko - Lwow - Lisko (>from 1926 Lesko)
Lipsha- Bobrka - Lwow - Lopuszna
Litovisk - Lisko - Lwow - Lutowiska
Nebelitz- Strzyzow - Lwow - Niebylec
Neystadt- Dobromil - Lwow - Nowe Miasto
Ostrik or sometimes Istrik- Lisko - Lwow - Ustrzyki Dolne
Ozyeran- Borszczow - Tarnopol - Jezierzany
Pidlisek- Lwow - Lwow - Podliski Wielkie
Razle- Zydaczow - Stanislawow - Rozdol
Redem- Jaroslaw - Lwow - Radymno
Reisha- Rzeszow - Lwow - Rzeszow
Smosha (Smoshe or Smushe)- Turka - Lwow - Szumiacz
Strelisk- Bobrka - Lwow - Strzeliska Nowe
Tchitch- Strzyzow - Lwow - Czudec (pronounced Tchudetz)
Totchin or Tutchin- Rzeszow - Lwow - Tyczyn
Vilkatch- Jaworow - Lwow - Wielki Oczy
Yevor- Turka - Lwow - Jawora
Zhulkva- Zolkiew - Lwow - Zolkiew

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