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Re: Need help to find the book: "Juden in Bedburg an der Erft" #germany

Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer
 

Steven Marc Jaron sjaron@gmail.com asked for help obtaining a copy of
a Jewish Community History book.
"Juden in Bedburg an der Erft" by Gerd Friedt.
This title isn't included in the
list of such books at the GerSIG Website:
https://www.jewishgen.org/GerSIG/communities.htm

===============

It looks as if this book was self-published, so it may not be for sale
on sites like Amazon. Also, it was published in 1998, 20 years ago, so
it may be sold out. However, you might want to contact some of the
libraries listed on Worldcat.org as owning this book to see if they
can give you the address >from which they ordered it. If you aren't
familiar with WorldCat, contact me and I'll give you information about
searching it.

Peace, Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer Hyde Park, NY christine3cats@gmail.com


German SIG #Germany Re: Need help to find the book: "Juden in Bedburg an der Erft" #germany

Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer
 

Steven Marc Jaron sjaron@gmail.com asked for help obtaining a copy of
a Jewish Community History book.
"Juden in Bedburg an der Erft" by Gerd Friedt.
This title isn't included in the
list of such books at the GerSIG Website:
https://www.jewishgen.org/GerSIG/communities.htm

===============

It looks as if this book was self-published, so it may not be for sale
on sites like Amazon. Also, it was published in 1998, 20 years ago, so
it may be sold out. However, you might want to contact some of the
libraries listed on Worldcat.org as owning this book to see if they
can give you the address >from which they ordered it. If you aren't
familiar with WorldCat, contact me and I'll give you information about
searching it.

Peace, Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer Hyde Park, NY christine3cats@gmail.com


[upper West Side Manhattan] NYC High School 1905 #usa

Jerry Zeisler <jzeisler@...>
 

Hi,
I'm trying to determine which high school my grandfather and siblings
might have attended in New York City in 1905. They lived at 138 W96 st.
in Manhattan. Does anyone know of any maps that would show the locations
of high schools in the area? Or maybe your ancestor lived nearby and you
know which one they attended?

Thank you for any guidance you can provide.

Jerry Zeisler, Portland, Oregon USA jzeisler@email.com


Early American SIG #USA [upper West Side Manhattan] NYC High School 1905 #usa

Jerry Zeisler <jzeisler@...>
 

Hi,
I'm trying to determine which high school my grandfather and siblings
might have attended in New York City in 1905. They lived at 138 W96 st.
in Manhattan. Does anyone know of any maps that would show the locations
of high schools in the area? Or maybe your ancestor lived nearby and you
know which one they attended?

Thank you for any guidance you can provide.

Jerry Zeisler, Portland, Oregon USA jzeisler@email.com


Deadline Nearing For Abstract Submission #usa

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

Time is running out for submitting proposals for presentations at the 39th
Annual IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy to be held in
Cleveland, Ohio, July 28 through August 2, 2019. The Call for Submissions
will close at midnight, Sunday, January 20. The Program Committee has
received excellent submissions to date, but we hope that you, too, will
present at the Conference.

The major tracks for the Conference include:

* The Shoah
* Jews in the Heartland of America
* Getting Started in Genealogy
* Cleveland Area Resources for Genealogy
* DNA: What it is and how it can help you

Presentations on other topics are encouraged, as well.

Please go to the Conference website at www.iajgs2019.org and click on the
Speakers tab for information on how to submit your proposal. We hope to
notify all accepted speakers by mid-March, 2019, with plenty of time to
meet the early-bird registration deadline of April 30.

Looking forward to seeing you in Cleveland!

Jay Sage, Communications Chair


Early American SIG #USA Deadline Nearing For Abstract Submission #usa

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

Time is running out for submitting proposals for presentations at the 39th
Annual IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy to be held in
Cleveland, Ohio, July 28 through August 2, 2019. The Call for Submissions
will close at midnight, Sunday, January 20. The Program Committee has
received excellent submissions to date, but we hope that you, too, will
present at the Conference.

The major tracks for the Conference include:

* The Shoah
* Jews in the Heartland of America
* Getting Started in Genealogy
* Cleveland Area Resources for Genealogy
* DNA: What it is and how it can help you

Presentations on other topics are encouraged, as well.

Please go to the Conference website at www.iajgs2019.org and click on the
Speakers tab for information on how to submit your proposal. We hope to
notify all accepted speakers by mid-March, 2019, with plenty of time to
meet the early-bird registration deadline of April 30.

Looking forward to seeing you in Cleveland!

Jay Sage, Communications Chair


OPPENHEIMER from Steinbach am Glan, Pfalz #germany

Eric Mack
 

Three weeks ago, I stumbled on an entire branch of my wife's family that we
hadn't known about.

I was looking in the index to the Chicago Sentinel for any information
about her grandmother, Augusta BIRKNER, nee OPPENHEIMER, when I saw a 1922
death notice for a Jacob OPPENHEIMER who had lived in Iowa, but had died
in Augusta's hometown, Steinbach am Glan, Germany.

In the past three weeks, I discovered that numerous OPPENHEIMER
relatives settled in Iowa before 1880.

If anyone else is researching this family, please contact me.

Eric Mack, Jerusalem - ewm44118@yahoo.com


German SIG #Germany OPPENHEIMER from Steinbach am Glan, Pfalz #germany

Eric Mack
 

Three weeks ago, I stumbled on an entire branch of my wife's family that we
hadn't known about.

I was looking in the index to the Chicago Sentinel for any information
about her grandmother, Augusta BIRKNER, nee OPPENHEIMER, when I saw a 1922
death notice for a Jacob OPPENHEIMER who had lived in Iowa, but had died
in Augusta's hometown, Steinbach am Glan, Germany.

In the past three weeks, I discovered that numerous OPPENHEIMER
relatives settled in Iowa before 1880.

If anyone else is researching this family, please contact me.

Eric Mack, Jerusalem - ewm44118@yahoo.com


Need help to find the book: "Juden in Bedburg an der Erft" #germany

Steve Jaron
 

Hello fellow Gersiggers,

This may be more for those that live in and near Germany but I was
wondering if anyone would be able to help me acquire this book:

"Juden in Bedburg an der Erft" by Gerd Friedt.

Amazon in the US doesn't have it and I'd like to add it to
my library as long it's not too expensive. Thanks in advance! Steve

Steve Jaron, sjaron@gmail.com http://stevejaron.wordpress.com
http://www.facebook.com/stevejaron


German SIG #Germany Need help to find the book: "Juden in Bedburg an der Erft" #germany

Steve Jaron
 

Hello fellow Gersiggers,

This may be more for those that live in and near Germany but I was
wondering if anyone would be able to help me acquire this book:

"Juden in Bedburg an der Erft" by Gerd Friedt.

Amazon in the US doesn't have it and I'd like to add it to
my library as long it's not too expensive. Thanks in advance! Steve

Steve Jaron, sjaron@gmail.com http://stevejaron.wordpress.com
http://www.facebook.com/stevejaron


Re: Where to deposit testimony #general

Mara Fein, PhD, CG <mfein@...>
 

John, I would suggest that you contact either the United States Holocaust
Museum in Washington, D.C. or the Shoah Foundation at the University fo
Southern California (founded by Steven Spielberg) which specializes in
Holocaust Testimonies and does wonderful work.

Good luck!

Mara Fein, PhD, CG®
mfein@ancestrywest.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Where to deposit testimony #general

Mara Fein, PhD, CG <mfein@...>
 

John, I would suggest that you contact either the United States Holocaust
Museum in Washington, D.C. or the Shoah Foundation at the University fo
Southern California (founded by Steven Spielberg) which specializes in
Holocaust Testimonies and does wonderful work.

Good luck!

Mara Fein, PhD, CG®
mfein@ancestrywest.com


(Canada) Archives de Montreal Relocates for Three Years #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

For the first time in 100 years the Archives de Montreal has moved its
records >from the vaults >from the basement of city hall in Old Montreal,
Hotel de Ville. The move is for three years, expecting to return to the
original site in 2022. The move is precipitated by renovations in city hall.
More than 11,000 boxes of archival records have been moved, a total of
15,000 will eventually be relocated. Additionally, 11,000 registers will be
relocated. The new location is:

5800 Rue Saint-Denis
Montreal, Quebec
H2S 3L5
(Rosemont Subway)

Researchers can access the archives by appointment. Email:
consultation_archives@ville.montreal.qc.ca

The second phase of the move will take place on January 28.

To read more including about the history of the archives and several fires
see:

https://www.ledevoir.com/politique/montreal/545112/le-grand-derangement

The article is in French. However, if you use Chrome as your browser it will
translate the article. Or use a translation service such as
https://translate.google.com/

The website for the Archives Montreal is: http://archivesdemontreal.com/ .
There is an article about the move on the website. The website is also only
in French and the aforementioned translation tools will assist you in
reading the website if you are not conversant in French.

Thank you to Gail Dever and her blog Genealogy a la carte for informing us
about the relocation during renovations.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (Canada) Archives de Montreal Relocates for Three Years #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

For the first time in 100 years the Archives de Montreal has moved its
records >from the vaults >from the basement of city hall in Old Montreal,
Hotel de Ville. The move is for three years, expecting to return to the
original site in 2022. The move is precipitated by renovations in city hall.
More than 11,000 boxes of archival records have been moved, a total of
15,000 will eventually be relocated. Additionally, 11,000 registers will be
relocated. The new location is:

5800 Rue Saint-Denis
Montreal, Quebec
H2S 3L5
(Rosemont Subway)

Researchers can access the archives by appointment. Email:
consultation_archives@ville.montreal.qc.ca

The second phase of the move will take place on January 28.

To read more including about the history of the archives and several fires
see:

https://www.ledevoir.com/politique/montreal/545112/le-grand-derangement

The article is in French. However, if you use Chrome as your browser it will
translate the article. Or use a translation service such as
https://translate.google.com/

The website for the Archives Montreal is: http://archivesdemontreal.com/ .
There is an article about the move on the website. The website is also only
in French and the aforementioned translation tools will assist you in
reading the website if you are not conversant in French.

Thank you to Gail Dever and her blog Genealogy a la carte for informing us
about the relocation during renovations.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


Re: Yachsin, certificator of family trees ? #general

Bernard Weill
 

Yachsin is a takeoff >from the word yichus. Yichus refers to family relationships
but must commonly utilized when one demonstrates his illustrious lineage.

Bernard Weill


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Yachsin, certificator of family trees ? #general

Bernard Weill
 

Yachsin is a takeoff >from the word yichus. Yichus refers to family relationships
but must commonly utilized when one demonstrates his illustrious lineage.

Bernard Weill


"Hidden Gems of Jewish Genealogy" - a Free Webinar #general

Marlis Humphrey
 

Dear JewishGenners,

Attend a free webinar offered through the Florida State Genealogical Society,
"Hidden Gems of Jewish Genealogy", Thursday, January 17 at 8pm EST. The speaker
is Marlis Humphrey. Pre-registration is required at
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1614022992530442755 . Spread the word.

"Hidden Gems of Jewish Genealogy"

Webinar Abstract: Jewish genealogy has many challenges but also a growing
arsenal of special resources tuned to discovering Jewish ancestors that are
available online. Jewish genealogy requires tools to overcome the challenges of
doing research in multiple languages, with complicated naming conventions, and
in locales which had been under often changing sovereignty. Some of these
research resources are well known or easily discoverable - but many are not so
obvious. This presentation is not a step-by-step ?how to?, but instead will
showcase more than a dozen resources that are "hidden gems" of Jewish genealogy.
When we research our family history, we often get into a familiar pattern of
looking for records in the same places and using the same methods. Whether an
experienced researcher or one who is just starting the search for Jewish
ancestors, you will find something(s) to aid your explorations - research
resources that you may never have heard of or may have forgotten.

Presenter: Marlis Humphrey is President of the Florida State Genealogical
Society (FSGS) and immediate Past President of the International Association of
Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS). She served as co-chair of IAJGS Boston
2013 conference and is a worldwide renowned lecturer, and professional
genealogist. Marlis is the foremost expert on family history publishing using
technology advances to enrich our sharing of family history. Marlis has managed
extensive technology portfolios for Harris Corporation, AT&T Bell Labs, and
others. She currently is VP Marketing and Technology for BlueTube, Inc., a
Florida-based environmental non-profit. Marlis holds a BA in Russian language
and a MS in Management of Technology.

Marlis Humphrey
Immediate Past President IAJGS
President FSGS
Melbourne Beach, FL


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen "Hidden Gems of Jewish Genealogy" - a Free Webinar #general

Marlis Humphrey
 

Dear JewishGenners,

Attend a free webinar offered through the Florida State Genealogical Society,
"Hidden Gems of Jewish Genealogy", Thursday, January 17 at 8pm EST. The speaker
is Marlis Humphrey. Pre-registration is required at
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1614022992530442755 . Spread the word.

"Hidden Gems of Jewish Genealogy"

Webinar Abstract: Jewish genealogy has many challenges but also a growing
arsenal of special resources tuned to discovering Jewish ancestors that are
available online. Jewish genealogy requires tools to overcome the challenges of
doing research in multiple languages, with complicated naming conventions, and
in locales which had been under often changing sovereignty. Some of these
research resources are well known or easily discoverable - but many are not so
obvious. This presentation is not a step-by-step ?how to?, but instead will
showcase more than a dozen resources that are "hidden gems" of Jewish genealogy.
When we research our family history, we often get into a familiar pattern of
looking for records in the same places and using the same methods. Whether an
experienced researcher or one who is just starting the search for Jewish
ancestors, you will find something(s) to aid your explorations - research
resources that you may never have heard of or may have forgotten.

Presenter: Marlis Humphrey is President of the Florida State Genealogical
Society (FSGS) and immediate Past President of the International Association of
Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS). She served as co-chair of IAJGS Boston
2013 conference and is a worldwide renowned lecturer, and professional
genealogist. Marlis is the foremost expert on family history publishing using
technology advances to enrich our sharing of family history. Marlis has managed
extensive technology portfolios for Harris Corporation, AT&T Bell Labs, and
others. She currently is VP Marketing and Technology for BlueTube, Inc., a
Florida-based environmental non-profit. Marlis holds a BA in Russian language
and a MS in Management of Technology.

Marlis Humphrey
Immediate Past President IAJGS
President FSGS
Melbourne Beach, FL


IGRA Meeting January 28 in Ra'anana, Israel- APPsolutely Apps for Genealogy #general

Elena Bazes
 

Join us for the next meeting of the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA)
on January 28th. Garri Regev will speak on "APPsolutely Apps for Genealogy."

Technology has changed the way we do research. Many apps can be combined with
traditional methods of genealogy research and play a role in preserving our
family story for future generations. Use of these apps can be a way to involve
multiple generations and increase cooperation between family members. This
lecture will feature a selection of apps and their possible uses regarding
genealogy such as cemetery documentation, data organization, family trees,
mapping, photo albums, recipes, scanners, scrapbooks, voice recording, and more.

Garri Regev is past president of IGRA and is on the board of Litvak SIG. She has
been doing genealogical research since 1995. Garri was the Vice-Chair and
Co-Chair of programming for the 2015 IAJGS Conference. She volunteers and
lectures on genealogy to adult groups including at Yad Vashem and the National
Library of Israel. Garri has also lectured at many IAJGS Conferences.

Location: Bet Fisher, 5 Klausner Street, Ra'anana

Doors open at 19:00 Meeting begins at 19:30.

Cost: IGRA members-Free Admission Non-members-NIS 20

To join IGRA, go to http://genealogy.org.il/membership/

Elena Bazes
IGRA Publicity Chair


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen IGRA Meeting January 28 in Ra'anana, Israel- APPsolutely Apps for Genealogy #general

Elena Bazes
 

Join us for the next meeting of the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA)
on January 28th. Garri Regev will speak on "APPsolutely Apps for Genealogy."

Technology has changed the way we do research. Many apps can be combined with
traditional methods of genealogy research and play a role in preserving our
family story for future generations. Use of these apps can be a way to involve
multiple generations and increase cooperation between family members. This
lecture will feature a selection of apps and their possible uses regarding
genealogy such as cemetery documentation, data organization, family trees,
mapping, photo albums, recipes, scanners, scrapbooks, voice recording, and more.

Garri Regev is past president of IGRA and is on the board of Litvak SIG. She has
been doing genealogical research since 1995. Garri was the Vice-Chair and
Co-Chair of programming for the 2015 IAJGS Conference. She volunteers and
lectures on genealogy to adult groups including at Yad Vashem and the National
Library of Israel. Garri has also lectured at many IAJGS Conferences.

Location: Bet Fisher, 5 Klausner Street, Ra'anana

Doors open at 19:00 Meeting begins at 19:30.

Cost: IGRA members-Free Admission Non-members-NIS 20

To join IGRA, go to http://genealogy.org.il/membership/

Elena Bazes
IGRA Publicity Chair

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