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ViewMate translation request - Russian #general

Greg Tuckman
 

Hello Group,

I've posted a vital record in Russian for which I need an extraction of data.
It is on ViewMate at the following address.

Marriage Record FELD/SZPIRO >from Lublin, Poland
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM51815

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.
Greg Tuckman
Phoenix, AZ


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate translation request - Russian #general

Greg Tuckman
 

Hello Group,

I've posted a vital record in Russian for which I need an extraction of data.
It is on ViewMate at the following address.

Marriage Record FELD/SZPIRO >from Lublin, Poland
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM51815

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.
Greg Tuckman
Phoenix, AZ


Kristallnacht November 7 -10, 1938 #general

spdenker@...
 

Although many historians have focused on the events that occurred on the night
of November 9, 1938, the Kristallnacht pogroms were not one twenty-four-hour
event nor confined to cities. Kristallnacht began in the smaller villages of
Hessen, earlier than in other places and extended over four days!

Throughout Germany violence erupted not in dozens, but in hundreds of
communities, the vast majority of them small villages where only a handful of
Jews were present. The list of places in which pogroms occurred includes many
unknown even to experienced scholars of German history. In all these small
villages, Germans were prepared to inflict violence upon their Jewish neighbors.
The number of rural Jewish families had dwindled since the Nazis had come to
power. Unfortunately for the few who remained, they were easy targets on
Kristallnacht, as were their small Synagogues.

One of these rural villages was Nentershausen, home to my son-in-law's father
Brookline resident Bert Katz who was 8 years old at the time.

I have written a book for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Shop in
Washington DC - The Nentershausen Synagogue - giving the details and the whole
story of the desecrated Torah Ark lintel on permanent display here. My book
tells of the Nentershausen Synagogue - its history, desecration, abuse, rescue,
and meticulously caring reconstruction.

It is the story of a Jewish community that once grew and thrived but no longer
exists. This book is about their cherished Synagogue before and after the years
of Nazi tyranny - told here in the stories of two surviving families - the
Katzes and the Oppenheims.

Kristallnacht took its toll on the building. Severely damaged, the Synagogue
building survived the Third Reich.

July 16, 1996, it was restored 100 miles away >from Nentershausen at the
Hessenpark Open Air Museum in Neu-Anspach, Germany.

January 26, 1935 Erich Oppenheim had celebrated his Bar Mitzvah in the
Nentershausen Synagogue. The next day, his parents quietly sent Erich to the
United States. In 2015 at the age of 93, Erich Oppenheim returned to the
relocated synagogue of his youth, a minyan was arranged, he received an aliyah
and once again read the same Torah portion.

The USHMM on-line store is still being redesigned at this time. However, you can
order my book >from them by telephone 202-488-0400 or in person.

Stephen Denker
Brookline, MA

MODERATOR NOTE: This is a one-time announcement of a commercially available work.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Kristallnacht November 7 -10, 1938 #general

spdenker@...
 

Although many historians have focused on the events that occurred on the night
of November 9, 1938, the Kristallnacht pogroms were not one twenty-four-hour
event nor confined to cities. Kristallnacht began in the smaller villages of
Hessen, earlier than in other places and extended over four days!

Throughout Germany violence erupted not in dozens, but in hundreds of
communities, the vast majority of them small villages where only a handful of
Jews were present. The list of places in which pogroms occurred includes many
unknown even to experienced scholars of German history. In all these small
villages, Germans were prepared to inflict violence upon their Jewish neighbors.
The number of rural Jewish families had dwindled since the Nazis had come to
power. Unfortunately for the few who remained, they were easy targets on
Kristallnacht, as were their small Synagogues.

One of these rural villages was Nentershausen, home to my son-in-law's father
Brookline resident Bert Katz who was 8 years old at the time.

I have written a book for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Shop in
Washington DC - The Nentershausen Synagogue - giving the details and the whole
story of the desecrated Torah Ark lintel on permanent display here. My book
tells of the Nentershausen Synagogue - its history, desecration, abuse, rescue,
and meticulously caring reconstruction.

It is the story of a Jewish community that once grew and thrived but no longer
exists. This book is about their cherished Synagogue before and after the years
of Nazi tyranny - told here in the stories of two surviving families - the
Katzes and the Oppenheims.

Kristallnacht took its toll on the building. Severely damaged, the Synagogue
building survived the Third Reich.

July 16, 1996, it was restored 100 miles away >from Nentershausen at the
Hessenpark Open Air Museum in Neu-Anspach, Germany.

January 26, 1935 Erich Oppenheim had celebrated his Bar Mitzvah in the
Nentershausen Synagogue. The next day, his parents quietly sent Erich to the
United States. In 2015 at the age of 93, Erich Oppenheim returned to the
relocated synagogue of his youth, a minyan was arranged, he received an aliyah
and once again read the same Torah portion.

The USHMM on-line store is still being redesigned at this time. However, you can
order my book >from them by telephone 202-488-0400 or in person.

Stephen Denker
Brookline, MA

MODERATOR NOTE: This is a one-time announcement of a commercially available work.


KehilaLinks Project Report for October 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:

Gdansk (Danzig), Poland
Created by Ely Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/gdansk
~~~

Plateliai (Plotel, Ploteli), Lithuania
Created by Eli Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/plateliai
~~~

Rokytne (Rokitno), Ukraine
Created by Ala Gamlka
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Richard L. Baum
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/rokytne/
~~~

Subate (Shuvitz)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Subate/Subate.html
~~~

Varaklani (Varklian)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Varaklani/Varaklani.html

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Blazowa (Blazev, Blazhova) (G), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolbuszowa/Blazowa/blazowa1.htm
~~~

Cape Town, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown
~~~

Johannesburg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/johannesburg
~~~

Lomza, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/lomza
~~~

Marijampol (Mariampol), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/mariampol
~~~

Orla, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/orla/Home.html
~~~

Oudtshoorn, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/oudtshoorn
~~~

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/port_elizabeth
~~~

Pretoria, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/pretoria
~~~

Tallinn (Talin, Revel), Estonia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Tallinn
~~~

Vabalninkas (Vobolniki, Vabolnik), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/vabalninkas
~~~

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/
~~~

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

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Barysaw (Borisov), Belarus
Adopted by Susan Sluski
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Borisov/


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

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


Yizkor Book Project, October 2016 #usa

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

Where do I begin? So much has happened of late. Firstly, I am pleased to
inform you that over October we completed uploading translations >from no
less than five books and they are:

Two books that were prepared by William Liebner and kindly donated to the YB
Project - "Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah Survivor"
(Nowy Sacz, Poland) and the Zabrze Yizkor Book (Zabrze, Poland)
"The Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to the Memory of our
Town" (Rietavas, Lithuania), permission for which was gratefully received
from Romi Kaplan of the Kaplan-Kushlick Foundation in Capetown.
"Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book" (Vysotsk, Ukraine) which was translated
by Kevin Allen and we do thank he and Sara Allen for this important
contribution to our site.
"Our town, Neishtot" (Zemaiciu Naumiestis, Lithuania) which was translated
and gratefully donated to the YB book by Dr. Benjamin Lesin.

The YB Project now has 123 books fully online and in the coming months, I
foresee further books achieving the completely online status. Some projects,
however, are just at their outset and this past month, a new Translations
Fund was setup for the Zbarazh, Ukraine Yizkor with a view to funding the
translation of this book. We now have over 80 of the Yizkor Book Translation
Funds that have been setup to enable people to financially support the
professional translation of the community books. Please see link to this
list at the end of this report to the list of funds.

Another milestone this past month was the publishing of two more books (now
52 all in all) by the Yizkor Books in Print Project:

"Radzyn Memorial Book" (Radzyn Podlaski, Poland)
"The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance" (Sobrance, Slovakia)

Joel Alpert and team continue to work tirelessly to make these books
available for the benefit of many. Details of the books now available can be
found via the link appearing at the end of this report.

Finally, we added in a number of entries >from the Yad Vashem "Pinkasim"
series (Encyclopedias of Jewish Communities) including quite a few
translations about Latvia communities which were provided by the Latvia SIG
and we do appreciate these very welcome additions to our project. The
"Pinkas" series provides unique information on so many communities that
don't have their own Yizkor book. Although we do have a large number of
translations of community entries >from these volumes available in the YB
site, we are always on the lookout to continue this endeavor.

If you would like to know more about the "Pinkasim" series, the Yizkor Book
Project in general, or would like to become involved in our project, I would
definitely like to hear >from you.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project over October.

We have added in two new books:

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Everlasting memorial of the martyred community
Kolozsvar-Klausenburg, which perished in the Holocaust)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca1/Cluj-Napoca1.html

- Zakarpatska (Region), Ukraine (The beauty of the mountains of yore; the
Karpatorus-Marmarosh exile)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zakarpatska/Zakarpatska.html

We have also added in seven new entries:

- Aizpute, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00054.html

- Jaunjelgava, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and
Estonia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00140.html

- Piltene, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00205b.html

- Riebeni, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00295.html

- Subate, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00192.html

- Viski, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00122.html

- Velky Kapusany, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo189.html

We have continued to update 30 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The Bialystoker memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok1/Bialystok1.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Cakovec, Croatia (Holocaust scroll of the holy community of Cakovec)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cakovec/Cakovec.html

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (Resurrection and Destruction in Ghetto Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa4/Czestochowa4.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Gargzdai, Lithuania (Gorzd Book; A Memorial to the Jewish Community of
Gorzd) http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gargzdai/Gargzdai.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Iwye, Belarus (In Memory of the Jewish Community of Iwie)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ivye/ivye.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Koson, Ukraine (The Jews of Kaszony, Subcarpathia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Koson/Koson.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

- Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Poland (Mezritsh Book, in Memory of the Martyrs of
our City)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Nowy Sacz, Poland (Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah
Survivor) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_sacz2/nowy_sacz2.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Rietavas, Lithuania (Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to
the Memory of our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rietavas/Rietavas.html

- Rokiskis, Lithuania (Yizkor book of Rakishok and environs)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rokiskis/rokiskis.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal, Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Suchowola, Poland (Suchovola Memorial Library of Jewish Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suchowola/suchowola.html

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

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Voronovo, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

- Zbarazh, Ukraine (Zbaraz: the Zbaraz Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zbarazh/Zbarazh.html

- Zemaiciu Naumiestis, Lithuania (Our town, Neishtot)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zemaiciu_Naumiestis/Zemaiciu_Naumiestis.html

Some important links to note:

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

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


Early American SIG #USA KehilaLinks Project Report for October 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:

Gdansk (Danzig), Poland
Created by Ely Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/gdansk
~~~

Plateliai (Plotel, Ploteli), Lithuania
Created by Eli Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/plateliai
~~~

Rokytne (Rokitno), Ukraine
Created by Ala Gamlka
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Richard L. Baum
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/rokytne/
~~~

Subate (Shuvitz)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Subate/Subate.html
~~~

Varaklani (Varklian)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Varaklani/Varaklani.html

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Blazowa (Blazev, Blazhova) (G), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolbuszowa/Blazowa/blazowa1.htm
~~~

Cape Town, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown
~~~

Johannesburg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/johannesburg
~~~

Lomza, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/lomza
~~~

Marijampol (Mariampol), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/mariampol
~~~

Orla, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/orla/Home.html
~~~

Oudtshoorn, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/oudtshoorn
~~~

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/port_elizabeth
~~~

Pretoria, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/pretoria
~~~

Tallinn (Talin, Revel), Estonia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Tallinn
~~~

Vabalninkas (Vobolniki, Vabolnik), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/vabalninkas
~~~

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/
~~~

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

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Barysaw (Borisov), Belarus
Adopted by Susan Sluski
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Borisov/


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

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 Yizkor Book Project, October 2016 #usa

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

Where do I begin? So much has happened of late. Firstly, I am pleased to
inform you that over October we completed uploading translations >from no
less than five books and they are:

Two books that were prepared by William Liebner and kindly donated to the YB
Project - "Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah Survivor"
(Nowy Sacz, Poland) and the Zabrze Yizkor Book (Zabrze, Poland)
"The Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to the Memory of our
Town" (Rietavas, Lithuania), permission for which was gratefully received
from Romi Kaplan of the Kaplan-Kushlick Foundation in Capetown.
"Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book" (Vysotsk, Ukraine) which was translated
by Kevin Allen and we do thank he and Sara Allen for this important
contribution to our site.
"Our town, Neishtot" (Zemaiciu Naumiestis, Lithuania) which was translated
and gratefully donated to the YB book by Dr. Benjamin Lesin.

The YB Project now has 123 books fully online and in the coming months, I
foresee further books achieving the completely online status. Some projects,
however, are just at their outset and this past month, a new Translations
Fund was setup for the Zbarazh, Ukraine Yizkor with a view to funding the
translation of this book. We now have over 80 of the Yizkor Book Translation
Funds that have been setup to enable people to financially support the
professional translation of the community books. Please see link to this
list at the end of this report to the list of funds.

Another milestone this past month was the publishing of two more books (now
52 all in all) by the Yizkor Books in Print Project:

"Radzyn Memorial Book" (Radzyn Podlaski, Poland)
"The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance" (Sobrance, Slovakia)

Joel Alpert and team continue to work tirelessly to make these books
available for the benefit of many. Details of the books now available can be
found via the link appearing at the end of this report.

Finally, we added in a number of entries >from the Yad Vashem "Pinkasim"
series (Encyclopedias of Jewish Communities) including quite a few
translations about Latvia communities which were provided by the Latvia SIG
and we do appreciate these very welcome additions to our project. The
"Pinkas" series provides unique information on so many communities that
don't have their own Yizkor book. Although we do have a large number of
translations of community entries >from these volumes available in the YB
site, we are always on the lookout to continue this endeavor.

If you would like to know more about the "Pinkasim" series, the Yizkor Book
Project in general, or would like to become involved in our project, I would
definitely like to hear >from you.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project over October.

We have added in two new books:

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Everlasting memorial of the martyred community
Kolozsvar-Klausenburg, which perished in the Holocaust)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca1/Cluj-Napoca1.html

- Zakarpatska (Region), Ukraine (The beauty of the mountains of yore; the
Karpatorus-Marmarosh exile)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zakarpatska/Zakarpatska.html

We have also added in seven new entries:

- Aizpute, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00054.html

- Jaunjelgava, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and
Estonia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00140.html

- Piltene, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00205b.html

- Riebeni, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00295.html

- Subate, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00192.html

- Viski, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00122.html

- Velky Kapusany, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo189.html

We have continued to update 30 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The Bialystoker memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok1/Bialystok1.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Cakovec, Croatia (Holocaust scroll of the holy community of Cakovec)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cakovec/Cakovec.html

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (Resurrection and Destruction in Ghetto Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa4/Czestochowa4.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Gargzdai, Lithuania (Gorzd Book; A Memorial to the Jewish Community of
Gorzd) http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gargzdai/Gargzdai.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Iwye, Belarus (In Memory of the Jewish Community of Iwie)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ivye/ivye.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Koson, Ukraine (The Jews of Kaszony, Subcarpathia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Koson/Koson.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

- Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Poland (Mezritsh Book, in Memory of the Martyrs of
our City)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Nowy Sacz, Poland (Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah
Survivor) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_sacz2/nowy_sacz2.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Rietavas, Lithuania (Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to
the Memory of our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rietavas/Rietavas.html

- Rokiskis, Lithuania (Yizkor book of Rakishok and environs)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rokiskis/rokiskis.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal, Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Suchowola, Poland (Suchovola Memorial Library of Jewish Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suchowola/suchowola.html

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

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Voronovo, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

- Zbarazh, Ukraine (Zbaraz: the Zbaraz Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zbarazh/Zbarazh.html

- Zemaiciu Naumiestis, Lithuania (Our town, Neishtot)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zemaiciu_Naumiestis/Zemaiciu_Naumiestis.html

Some important links to note:

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

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


Searching City Directories #usa

Michael Rubin
 

With the recent availability of many New York City directories online at the
NYPL web site, a logical question is search methodology.

Can anyone advise on how to search aside >from a straight name search?
How might I search by address, for example? Ideally, I'd like to search
using a text string to see where in the directory a certain number might
show up. I've not found any tools for doing such things. Thank you

Michael Rubin, Boston, MA rubinmichaels@yahoo.com


Early American SIG #USA Searching City Directories #usa

Michael Rubin
 

With the recent availability of many New York City directories online at the
NYPL web site, a logical question is search methodology.

Can anyone advise on how to search aside >from a straight name search?
How might I search by address, for example? Ideally, I'd like to search
using a text string to see where in the directory a certain number might
show up. I've not found any tools for doing such things. Thank you

Michael Rubin, Boston, MA rubinmichaels@yahoo.com


Yizkor Book Project, October 2016 #germany

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

Where do I begin? So much has happened of late. Firstly, I am pleased to
inform you that over October we completed uploading translations >from no
less than five books and they are:

Two books that were prepared by William Liebner and kindly donated to the YB
Project - "Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah Survivor"
(Nowy Sacz, Poland) and the Zabrze Yizkor Book (Zabrze, Poland)
"The Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to the Memory of our
Town" (Rietavas, Lithuania), permission for which was gratefully received
from Romi Kaplan of the Kaplan-Kushlick Foundation in Capetown.
"Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book" (Vysotsk, Ukraine) which was translated
by Kevin Allen and we do thank he and Sara Allen for this important
contribution to our site.
"Our town, Neishtot" (Zemaiciu Naumiestis, Lithuania) which was translated
and gratefully donated to the YB book by Dr. Benjamin Lesin.

The YB Project now has 123 books fully online and in the coming months, I
foresee further books achieving the completely online status. Some projects,
however, are just at their outset and this past month, a new Translations
Fund was setup for the Zbarazh, Ukraine Yizkor with a view to funding the
translation of this book. We now have over 80 of the Yizkor Book Translation
Funds that have been setup to enable people to financially support the
professional translation of the community books. Please see link to this
list at the end of this report to the list of funds.

Another milestone this past month was the publishing of two more books (now
52 all in all) by the Yizkor Books in Print Project:

"Radzyn Memorial Book" (Radzyn Podlaski, Poland)
"The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance" (Sobrance, Slovakia)

Joel Alpert and team continue to work tirelessly to make these books
available for the benefit of many. Details of the books now available can be
found via the link appearing at the end of this report.

Finally, we added in a number of entries >from the Yad Vashem "Pinkasim"
series (Encyclopedias of Jewish Communities) including quite a few
translations about Latvia communities which were provided by the Latvia SIG
and we do appreciate these very welcome additions to our project. The
"Pinkas" series provides unique information on so many communities that
don't have their own Yizkor book. Although we do have a large number of
translations of community entries >from these volumes available in the YB
site, we are always on the lookout to continue this endeavor.

If you would like to know more about the "Pinkasim" series, the Yizkor Book
Project in general, or would like to become involved in our project, I would
definitely like to hear >from you.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project over October.

We have added in two new books:

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Everlasting memorial of the martyred community
Kolozsvar-Klausenburg, which perished in the Holocaust)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca1/Cluj-Napoca1.html

- Zakarpatska (Region), Ukraine (The beauty of the mountains of yore; the
Karpatorus-Marmarosh exile)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zakarpatska/Zakarpatska.html

We have also added in seven new entries:

- Aizpute, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00054.html

- Jaunjelgava, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and
Estonia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00140.html

- Piltene, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00205b.html

- Riebeni, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00295.html

- Subate, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00192.html

- Viski, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00122.html

- Velky Kapusany, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo189.html

We have continued to update 30 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The Bialystoker memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok1/Bialystok1.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Cakovec, Croatia (Holocaust scroll of the holy community of Cakovec)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cakovec/Cakovec.html

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (Resurrection and Destruction in Ghetto Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa4/Czestochowa4.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Gargzdai, Lithuania (Gorzd Book; A Memorial to the Jewish Community of
Gorzd) http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gargzdai/Gargzdai.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Iwye, Belarus (In Memory of the Jewish Community of Iwie)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ivye/ivye.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Koson, Ukraine (The Jews of Kaszony, Subcarpathia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Koson/Koson.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

- Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Poland (Mezritsh Book, in Memory of the Martyrs of
our City)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Nowy Sacz, Poland (Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah
Survivor) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_sacz2/nowy_sacz2.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Rietavas, Lithuania (Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to
the Memory of our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rietavas/Rietavas.html

- Rokiskis, Lithuania (Yizkor book of Rakishok and environs)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rokiskis/rokiskis.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal, Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Suchowola, Poland (Suchovola Memorial Library of Jewish Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suchowola/suchowola.html

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

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Voronovo, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

- Zbarazh, Ukraine (Zbaraz: the Zbaraz Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zbarazh/Zbarazh.html

- Zemaiciu Naumiestis, Lithuania (Our town, Neishtot)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zemaiciu_Naumiestis/Zemaiciu_Naumiestis.html

Some important links to note:

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

Lance Ackerfeld, Yizkor Book Project Manager lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


German SIG #Germany Yizkor Book Project, October 2016 #germany

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

Where do I begin? So much has happened of late. Firstly, I am pleased to
inform you that over October we completed uploading translations >from no
less than five books and they are:

Two books that were prepared by William Liebner and kindly donated to the YB
Project - "Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah Survivor"
(Nowy Sacz, Poland) and the Zabrze Yizkor Book (Zabrze, Poland)
"The Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to the Memory of our
Town" (Rietavas, Lithuania), permission for which was gratefully received
from Romi Kaplan of the Kaplan-Kushlick Foundation in Capetown.
"Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book" (Vysotsk, Ukraine) which was translated
by Kevin Allen and we do thank he and Sara Allen for this important
contribution to our site.
"Our town, Neishtot" (Zemaiciu Naumiestis, Lithuania) which was translated
and gratefully donated to the YB book by Dr. Benjamin Lesin.

The YB Project now has 123 books fully online and in the coming months, I
foresee further books achieving the completely online status. Some projects,
however, are just at their outset and this past month, a new Translations
Fund was setup for the Zbarazh, Ukraine Yizkor with a view to funding the
translation of this book. We now have over 80 of the Yizkor Book Translation
Funds that have been setup to enable people to financially support the
professional translation of the community books. Please see link to this
list at the end of this report to the list of funds.

Another milestone this past month was the publishing of two more books (now
52 all in all) by the Yizkor Books in Print Project:

"Radzyn Memorial Book" (Radzyn Podlaski, Poland)
"The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance" (Sobrance, Slovakia)

Joel Alpert and team continue to work tirelessly to make these books
available for the benefit of many. Details of the books now available can be
found via the link appearing at the end of this report.

Finally, we added in a number of entries >from the Yad Vashem "Pinkasim"
series (Encyclopedias of Jewish Communities) including quite a few
translations about Latvia communities which were provided by the Latvia SIG
and we do appreciate these very welcome additions to our project. The
"Pinkas" series provides unique information on so many communities that
don't have their own Yizkor book. Although we do have a large number of
translations of community entries >from these volumes available in the YB
site, we are always on the lookout to continue this endeavor.

If you would like to know more about the "Pinkasim" series, the Yizkor Book
Project in general, or would like to become involved in our project, I would
definitely like to hear >from you.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project over October.

We have added in two new books:

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Everlasting memorial of the martyred community
Kolozsvar-Klausenburg, which perished in the Holocaust)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca1/Cluj-Napoca1.html

- Zakarpatska (Region), Ukraine (The beauty of the mountains of yore; the
Karpatorus-Marmarosh exile)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zakarpatska/Zakarpatska.html

We have also added in seven new entries:

- Aizpute, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00054.html

- Jaunjelgava, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and
Estonia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00140.html

- Piltene, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00205b.html

- Riebeni, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00295.html

- Subate, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00192.html

- Viski, Latvia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Latvia and Estonia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_latvia/lat_00122.html

- Velky Kapusany, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo189.html

We have continued to update 30 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The Bialystoker memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok1/Bialystok1.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Cakovec, Croatia (Holocaust scroll of the holy community of Cakovec)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cakovec/Cakovec.html

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (Resurrection and Destruction in Ghetto Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa4/Czestochowa4.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Gargzdai, Lithuania (Gorzd Book; A Memorial to the Jewish Community of
Gorzd) http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gargzdai/Gargzdai.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Iwye, Belarus (In Memory of the Jewish Community of Iwie)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ivye/ivye.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Koson, Ukraine (The Jews of Kaszony, Subcarpathia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Koson/Koson.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

- Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Poland (Mezritsh Book, in Memory of the Martyrs of
our City)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski/Miedzyrzec_Podlaski.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Nowy Sacz, Poland (Blood Stained Feathers; The Life Story of a Shoah
Survivor) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_sacz2/nowy_sacz2.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Rietavas, Lithuania (Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to
the Memory of our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rietavas/Rietavas.html

- Rokiskis, Lithuania (Yizkor book of Rakishok and environs)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rokiskis/rokiskis.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal, Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Suchowola, Poland (Suchovola Memorial Library of Jewish Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suchowola/suchowola.html

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

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Voronovo, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

- Zbarazh, Ukraine (Zbaraz: the Zbaraz Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zbarazh/Zbarazh.html

- Zemaiciu Naumiestis, Lithuania (Our town, Neishtot)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zemaiciu_Naumiestis/Zemaiciu_Naumiestis.html

Some important links to note:

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

Lance Ackerfeld, Yizkor Book Project Manager lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


Re: Searching the New York Passenger Lists in One Step #germany

Barbara Algaze
 

Many thanks to Ellen Barnett Cleary for posting the steps she took to
resolve her research question. I am happy that the members of GerSIG could
set her on the right course and even happier that she took the time to "pass
it on." It is only when we share what we know that we can truly help each
other in our mutual searches for our ancestors. That is what GerSIG (and
Jewish Gen) is all about.

Barbara Algaze, Los Angeles, California, Algaze3@gmail.com


KehilaLinks Project Report for October 2016 #germany

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:

Gdansk (Danzig), Poland
Created by Ely Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/gdansk
~~~
Plateliai (Plotel, Ploteli), Lithuania
Created by Eli Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/plateliai
~~~
Rokytne (Rokitno), Ukraine
Created by Ala Gamlka
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Richard L. Baum
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/rokytne/
~~~
Subate (Shuvitz)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Subate/Subate.html
~~~
Varaklani (Varklian)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Varaklani/Varaklani.html

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Oudtshoorn, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/oudtshoorn
~~~
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/port_elizabeth
~~~
Pretoria, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/pretoria
Blazowa (Blazev, Blazhova) (G), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolbuszowa/Blazowa/blazowa1.htm
~~~
Cape Town, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown
~~~
Johannesburg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/johannesburg
~~~
Lomza, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/lomza
~~~
Marijampol (Mariampol), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/mariampol
~~~
Orla, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/orla/Home.html
~~~
Tallinn (Talin, Revel), Estonia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Tallinn
~~~
Vabalninkas (Vobolniki, Vabolnik), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/vabalninkas
~~~

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

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Barysaw (Borisov), Belarus
Adopted by Susan Sluski
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Borisov/

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

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


German SIG #Germany Re: Searching the New York Passenger Lists in One Step #germany

Barbara Algaze
 

Many thanks to Ellen Barnett Cleary for posting the steps she took to
resolve her research question. I am happy that the members of GerSIG could
set her on the right course and even happier that she took the time to "pass
it on." It is only when we share what we know that we can truly help each
other in our mutual searches for our ancestors. That is what GerSIG (and
Jewish Gen) is all about.

Barbara Algaze, Los Angeles, California, Algaze3@gmail.com


German SIG #Germany KehilaLinks Project Report for October 2016 #germany

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:

Gdansk (Danzig), Poland
Created by Ely Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/gdansk
~~~
Plateliai (Plotel, Ploteli), Lithuania
Created by Eli Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/plateliai
~~~
Rokytne (Rokitno), Ukraine
Created by Ala Gamlka
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Richard L. Baum
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/rokytne/
~~~
Subate (Shuvitz)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Subate/Subate.html
~~~
Varaklani (Varklian)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Varaklani/Varaklani.html

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Oudtshoorn, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/oudtshoorn
~~~
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/port_elizabeth
~~~
Pretoria, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/pretoria
Blazowa (Blazev, Blazhova) (G), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolbuszowa/Blazowa/blazowa1.htm
~~~
Cape Town, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown
~~~
Johannesburg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/johannesburg
~~~
Lomza, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/lomza
~~~
Marijampol (Mariampol), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/mariampol
~~~
Orla, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/orla/Home.html
~~~
Tallinn (Talin, Revel), Estonia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Tallinn
~~~
Vabalninkas (Vobolniki, Vabolnik), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/vabalninkas
~~~

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

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Barysaw (Borisov), Belarus
Adopted by Susan Sluski
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Borisov/

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

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


German Euthanasia: Eichberg #germany

Lande
 

There has never been a complete list of all Germans, Jews and non-Jews,
murdered in the T4 euthanasia murder program. Recently one institution,
Eichberg, which participated in this program, released a list of several
hundred persons who perished there.

This chronological list is available at: http://tinyurl.com/q4h33oe
http://www.eltville.de/fileadmin/downloads/presse/2016/Krankenmord_Opfer_chronologisch.pdf.
I could find only 8 Jewish victims in this list (identified by J next to
their names), but, in the faint hope that these names, with dates of birth,
may be of interest to GerSig members, this small list follows:
Katzenstein, Eduard November 3, 1875
Dreifuss, Siegfried July 30, 1880
Neu, Moses June 8, 1876
Blumenstiel, Alexander March 6, 1863
Meter, Adele January 13, 1869
Amson, Kurt Jacob Feburay 25, 1905
Riehl, Wilhelm August 16, 1876
Wissert, Kurt March 6, 1876

Peter Lande, Washington, DC


German SIG #Germany German Euthanasia: Eichberg #germany

Lande
 

There has never been a complete list of all Germans, Jews and non-Jews,
murdered in the T4 euthanasia murder program. Recently one institution,
Eichberg, which participated in this program, released a list of several
hundred persons who perished there.

This chronological list is available at: http://tinyurl.com/q4h33oe
http://www.eltville.de/fileadmin/downloads/presse/2016/Krankenmord_Opfer_chronologisch.pdf.
I could find only 8 Jewish victims in this list (identified by J next to
their names), but, in the faint hope that these names, with dates of birth,
may be of interest to GerSig members, this small list follows:
Katzenstein, Eduard November 3, 1875
Dreifuss, Siegfried July 30, 1880
Neu, Moses June 8, 1876
Blumenstiel, Alexander March 6, 1863
Meter, Adele January 13, 1869
Amson, Kurt Jacob Feburay 25, 1905
Riehl, Wilhelm August 16, 1876
Wissert, Kurt March 6, 1876

Peter Lande, Washington, DC


KehilaLinks Project Report for October 2016 #belarus

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:

Gdansk (Danzig), Poland
Created by Ely Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/gdansk
~~~

Plateliai (Plotel, Ploteli), Lithuania
Created by Eli Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/plateliai
~~~

Rokytne (Rokitno), Ukraine
Created by Ala Gamlka
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Richard L. Baum
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/rokytne/
~~~

Subate (Shuvitz)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Subate/Subate.html
~~~

Varaklani (Varklian)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Varaklani/Varaklani.html

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Blazowa (Blazev, Blazhova) (G), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolbuszowa/Blazowa/blazowa1.htm
~~~

Cape Town, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown
~~~

Johannesburg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/johannesburg
~~~

Lomza, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/lomza
~~~

Marijampol (Mariampol), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/mariampol
~~~

Orla, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/orla/Home.html
~~~

Oudtshoorn, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/oudtshoorn
~~~

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/port_elizabeth
~~~

Pretoria, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/pretoria
~~~

Tallinn (Talin, Revel), Estonia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Tallinn
~~~

Vabalninkas (Vobolniki, Vabolnik), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/vabalninkas
~~~

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/
~~~

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

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Barysaw (Borisov), Belarus
Adopted by Susan Sluski
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Borisov/


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

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


Belarus SIG #Belarus KehilaLinks Project Report for October 2016 #belarus

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:

Gdansk (Danzig), Poland
Created by Ely Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/gdansk
~~~

Plateliai (Plotel, Ploteli), Lithuania
Created by Eli Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/plateliai
~~~

Rokytne (Rokitno), Ukraine
Created by Ala Gamlka
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Richard L. Baum
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/rokytne/
~~~

Subate (Shuvitz)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Subate/Subate.html
~~~

Varaklani (Varklian)
Created by Sam Glaser
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Varaklani/Varaklani.html

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Blazowa (Blazev, Blazhova) (G), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolbuszowa/Blazowa/blazowa1.htm
~~~

Cape Town, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown
~~~

Johannesburg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/johannesburg
~~~

Lomza, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/lomza
~~~

Marijampol (Mariampol), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/mariampol
~~~

Orla, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/orla/Home.html
~~~

Oudtshoorn, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/oudtshoorn
~~~

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/port_elizabeth
~~~

Pretoria, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/pretoria
~~~

Tallinn (Talin, Revel), Estonia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Tallinn
~~~

Vabalninkas (Vobolniki, Vabolnik), Lithuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/vabalninkas
~~~

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/
~~~

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

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Barysaw (Borisov), Belarus
Adopted by Susan Sluski
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Borisov/


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

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

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