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Latest News From IAJGS2015 Conference in Jerusalem #usa

IAJGS2015 Publicity
 

Enjoy a rare genealogical feast of knowledge when top experts >from
around the globe gather in Jerusalem.

Nearly 200 guest lecturers will share their expertise and research
on the world's main Jewish communities including North America,
Eastern and Western Europe, Israel, and Russia, plus they'll take
you to such exotic Jewish genealogical destinations as Tuscany,
Casablanca, Sweden, Spain, Ethiopia, India, South Africa, Belgium,
Latvia, Moldava, and many, many more. Their lectures will encompass
a host of topics, >from technological developments in genealogical
research to perspectives on the Holocaust to the science of
onomastics (the study of names), and a wealth of other topics
including DNA. A genealogist's delight!

It pays to register by April 15 at www.iajgs2015.org for the 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Jerusalem >from
July 6-10, 2015, to be eligible for early registration discount and
our April 15 drawing for special prizes.

Prizes for the upcoming drawing include hotel accommodations, annual
MyHeritage.com subscriptions, Ancestry.com subscriptions, and more.
Congratulations to the March 15th drawing winners: Bob Friedman who
won a ticket to the Israel Museum; Jeffrey Mark Paull, a SIG Luncheon,
and Bernard Valman, 2 hours of consultation. Prizes are continually
being added. Enhanced cancellation/refund -- A reminder that Ortra,
our conference organizer, is offering "no questions asked"
cancellation/refund covering both hotel and total registration
refunds, valid up to almost the eve of the conference (see details at
the conference website under the Registration tab, registration FAQ.)

Don't miss the pre-Conference Shabbaton on the Friday-Saturday, July
3-4 weekend preceding the Conference, followed by an unforgettable
"Exploration Sunday" on July 5. Full and fascinating details are on
the conference website www.iajgs2015.org under the Program tab.

Conference Discussion Group and Social Media

Sign up for our ongoing Conference discussion group, where
announcements and special offers are being posted. Just click on the
link under the FAQ tab of the conference website, www.iajgs2015.org
to sign-up and stay informed. Also, follow us on Facebook and
Twitter.

See you in Jerusalem in July for the momentous and exciting 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy!

Michael Goldstein, Chairman
chairman@iajgs2015.org
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy


KehilaLinks Project Report for February 2015X-ASG-Orig-Subj: KehilaLinks Project Report for February 2015 #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:

Kazhan Haradok (Kozhan-Gorodok, Kozangrodek), Belarus
Created by Daniel Slosberg
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kazhan_haradok/
~~~

Washington, Pennsylvania, USA
Created by Marshall J. KATZ
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Washington/

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Benedykivtsi (Benedike, Benedikovce), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Benedykivtsi/
~~~

Bereznyky (Bereznek, Bereznik), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Bereznyky/
~~~

Bukivts'ovo (Ungbukkos, Bukoc), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Bukivtsovo/
~~~

Cherna (Csarnato, Cerna), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Cherna/
~~~

Chomonin (Csongor, Comonin), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Chomonin/
~~~

Chopivka (Beregardo, Ardov), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Chopivka/
~~~

Drotyntsi (Tiszaszirma, Sirma), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Drotyntsi/
~~~

Dubove (Dombo, Dubove), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dubove/
~~~

Dulovo (Dulfalva, Dulovo), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dulovo/
~~~

Dusyno (Duszina, Dusina), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dusyno/
~~~

Haloch (Galocs, Galoc), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Haloch/
~~~

Kal'nyk (Beregsarret, Kalnik), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kalnyk/
~~~

Mel'nytsya-Podil's'ka (Mielnica, Melnitsa Podolskaya) (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Suchostaw/sl_mielnica.htm
~~~

Mynai (Minaj), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Mynai/
~~~

Nankove (Husztkoz, Nankovo), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Nankove/
~~~

Nelipyno (Harsfalva, Nelipino), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Nelipyno/
~~~

Nove Selo (Tiszauheley, Tisaujhel), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Nove_Selo/
~~~

Palad-Komarivtsi (Palagykomoroc, Palad'-Komarovce), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Palad_Komarivtsi/
~~~

Pyiterfolvo (Tiszapeterfalva, Petrovo), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Pyiterfolvo/
~~~

Radomysl Wielki (G), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolbuszowa/Radomysl%20wielki/radomysl1.html
~~~

Simer (Oszemere, Simera Stara), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Simer/
~~~

Simerky (Ujszemere, Simera Nova), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Simerky/
~~~

Solomonovo (Tiszasalamon, Salamunova), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Solomonovo/
~~~

Synevyr (Alsoszinever, Sinovir), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Synevyr/
~~~

Teresva (Tarackoz, Teresva), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Teresva/
~~~

Tur'ya Polyana (Turjamezo, Turja Poljana), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Turya_Polyana/
~~~

Velyki Heyivtsi (Nagygejocz, Vel'ke Gejovce), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Velyki_Heyivtsi/
~~~

Vyshkove (Visk, Vyskovo), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Vyshkove/
~~~

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Chisinau (Kishinev) (B), Moldova
Adopted by Ariel Parkansky

~~~

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 Latest News From IAJGS2015 Conference in Jerusalem #usa

IAJGS2015 Publicity
 

Enjoy a rare genealogical feast of knowledge when top experts >from
around the globe gather in Jerusalem.

Nearly 200 guest lecturers will share their expertise and research
on the world's main Jewish communities including North America,
Eastern and Western Europe, Israel, and Russia, plus they'll take
you to such exotic Jewish genealogical destinations as Tuscany,
Casablanca, Sweden, Spain, Ethiopia, India, South Africa, Belgium,
Latvia, Moldava, and many, many more. Their lectures will encompass
a host of topics, >from technological developments in genealogical
research to perspectives on the Holocaust to the science of
onomastics (the study of names), and a wealth of other topics
including DNA. A genealogist's delight!

It pays to register by April 15 at www.iajgs2015.org for the 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Jerusalem >from
July 6-10, 2015, to be eligible for early registration discount and
our April 15 drawing for special prizes.

Prizes for the upcoming drawing include hotel accommodations, annual
MyHeritage.com subscriptions, Ancestry.com subscriptions, and more.
Congratulations to the March 15th drawing winners: Bob Friedman who
won a ticket to the Israel Museum; Jeffrey Mark Paull, a SIG Luncheon,
and Bernard Valman, 2 hours of consultation. Prizes are continually
being added. Enhanced cancellation/refund -- A reminder that Ortra,
our conference organizer, is offering "no questions asked"
cancellation/refund covering both hotel and total registration
refunds, valid up to almost the eve of the conference (see details at
the conference website under the Registration tab, registration FAQ.)

Don't miss the pre-Conference Shabbaton on the Friday-Saturday, July
3-4 weekend preceding the Conference, followed by an unforgettable
"Exploration Sunday" on July 5. Full and fascinating details are on
the conference website www.iajgs2015.org under the Program tab.

Conference Discussion Group and Social Media

Sign up for our ongoing Conference discussion group, where
announcements and special offers are being posted. Just click on the
link under the FAQ tab of the conference website, www.iajgs2015.org
to sign-up and stay informed. Also, follow us on Facebook and
Twitter.

See you in Jerusalem in July for the momentous and exciting 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy!

Michael Goldstein, Chairman
chairman@iajgs2015.org
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy


Early American SIG #USA KehilaLinks Project Report for February 2015X-ASG-Orig-Subj: KehilaLinks Project Report for February 2015 #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:

Kazhan Haradok (Kozhan-Gorodok, Kozangrodek), Belarus
Created by Daniel Slosberg
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kazhan_haradok/
~~~

Washington, Pennsylvania, USA
Created by Marshall J. KATZ
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Washington/

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Benedykivtsi (Benedike, Benedikovce), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Benedykivtsi/
~~~

Bereznyky (Bereznek, Bereznik), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Bereznyky/
~~~

Bukivts'ovo (Ungbukkos, Bukoc), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Bukivtsovo/
~~~

Cherna (Csarnato, Cerna), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Cherna/
~~~

Chomonin (Csongor, Comonin), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Chomonin/
~~~

Chopivka (Beregardo, Ardov), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Chopivka/
~~~

Drotyntsi (Tiszaszirma, Sirma), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Drotyntsi/
~~~

Dubove (Dombo, Dubove), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dubove/
~~~

Dulovo (Dulfalva, Dulovo), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dulovo/
~~~

Dusyno (Duszina, Dusina), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dusyno/
~~~

Haloch (Galocs, Galoc), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Haloch/
~~~

Kal'nyk (Beregsarret, Kalnik), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kalnyk/
~~~

Mel'nytsya-Podil's'ka (Mielnica, Melnitsa Podolskaya) (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Suchostaw/sl_mielnica.htm
~~~

Mynai (Minaj), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Mynai/
~~~

Nankove (Husztkoz, Nankovo), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Nankove/
~~~

Nelipyno (Harsfalva, Nelipino), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Nelipyno/
~~~

Nove Selo (Tiszauheley, Tisaujhel), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Nove_Selo/
~~~

Palad-Komarivtsi (Palagykomoroc, Palad'-Komarovce), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Palad_Komarivtsi/
~~~

Pyiterfolvo (Tiszapeterfalva, Petrovo), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Pyiterfolvo/
~~~

Radomysl Wielki (G), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kolbuszowa/Radomysl%20wielki/radomysl1.html
~~~

Simer (Oszemere, Simera Stara), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Simer/
~~~

Simerky (Ujszemere, Simera Nova), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Simerky/
~~~

Solomonovo (Tiszasalamon, Salamunova), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Solomonovo/
~~~

Synevyr (Alsoszinever, Sinovir), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Synevyr/
~~~

Teresva (Tarackoz, Teresva), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Teresva/
~~~

Tur'ya Polyana (Turjamezo, Turja Poljana), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Turya_Polyana/
~~~

Velyki Heyivtsi (Nagygejocz, Vel'ke Gejovce), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Velyki_Heyivtsi/
~~~

Vyshkove (Visk, Vyskovo), (S-C), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Vyshkove/
~~~

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Chisinau (Kishinev) (B), Moldova
Adopted by Ariel Parkansky

~~~

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


ViewMate translation request - German #germany

Pierre HAHN
 

I've posted a birth record >from Alsace in German for which I need a
translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM38752

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.

--
Pierre M Hahn, San Francisco


German SIG #Germany ViewMate translation request - German #germany

Pierre HAHN
 

I've posted a birth record >from Alsace in German for which I need a
translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM38752

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.

--
Pierre M Hahn, San Francisco


1906 death certificate from Jerusalem #general

JEFFREY FRANKEL <jmfrnkl@...>
 

My second great Uncle, Israel Meyer Blumenthal, is buried at the Mount of Olives. He
died on March 16, 1906. How do I get a copy of his Jerusalem death certificate >from
that time?

Thank you.

Jeffrey Mark Frankel
Brooklyn, New York, USA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen 1906 death certificate from Jerusalem #general

JEFFREY FRANKEL <jmfrnkl@...>
 

My second great Uncle, Israel Meyer Blumenthal, is buried at the Mount of Olives. He
died on March 16, 1906. How do I get a copy of his Jerusalem death certificate >from
that time?

Thank you.

Jeffrey Mark Frankel
Brooklyn, New York, USA


An article about researching locations in the Russian Empire or Soviet Union up to 1962 #general

e l
 

Using Max Vasmers Russisches geographisches Namenbuch to Find Locations in the
Russian Empire and the Soviet Union,Gen Dobry!, Volume XVI, No. 1, 31 January 2015,
pp. 2-6.
http://www.polishroots.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=MFnQlcBhaic=&;tabid=60&mid=377

What that article does not say is that a researcher could use the Slavic Reference
Service to request the research if he does not have access to the necessary volume
(s) of the Russisches geographisches Namenbuch. See my article,
Slavic Reference Service Provides Copies of Articles, Avotaynu: The International
Review of Jewish Genealogy, Teaneck, New Jersey, Volume XXI, No. 1, Spring 2005,
p. 63. The University of Illinois has a complete set of the Namenbuch, which even
the Library of Congress does not currently have.

The Gen Dobry! article with a reference to using the services of the Slavic
Reference Service will appear in hard copy in the next issue of Rodziny: The
Journal of the Polish Genealogical Society of America, Chicago, Illinois. The
Rodziny article will correct one typographical error, which appears twice, as well
in the Gen Dobry! version.

I hope that this information is useful to you. You can see a complete list of my
publications in the URL below my name.

Edward David Luft
https://sites.google.com/site/edwarddavidluftbibliography/home/edward-david-luft-bibliography
(https://tinyurl.com/m3ny7r3)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen An article about researching locations in the Russian Empire or Soviet Union up to 1962 #general

e l
 

Using Max Vasmers Russisches geographisches Namenbuch to Find Locations in the
Russian Empire and the Soviet Union,Gen Dobry!, Volume XVI, No. 1, 31 January 2015,
pp. 2-6.
http://www.polishroots.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=MFnQlcBhaic=&;tabid=60&mid=377

What that article does not say is that a researcher could use the Slavic Reference
Service to request the research if he does not have access to the necessary volume
(s) of the Russisches geographisches Namenbuch. See my article,
Slavic Reference Service Provides Copies of Articles, Avotaynu: The International
Review of Jewish Genealogy, Teaneck, New Jersey, Volume XXI, No. 1, Spring 2005,
p. 63. The University of Illinois has a complete set of the Namenbuch, which even
the Library of Congress does not currently have.

The Gen Dobry! article with a reference to using the services of the Slavic
Reference Service will appear in hard copy in the next issue of Rodziny: The
Journal of the Polish Genealogical Society of America, Chicago, Illinois. The
Rodziny article will correct one typographical error, which appears twice, as well
in the Gen Dobry! version.

I hope that this information is useful to you. You can see a complete list of my
publications in the URL below my name.

Edward David Luft
https://sites.google.com/site/edwarddavidluftbibliography/home/edward-david-luft-bibliography
(https://tinyurl.com/m3ny7r3)


World War I Prisoners of War #galicia

Ann Rabinowitz
 

Today, Eli Brauner posted info on the Galicia Digest about the
1914-1918 Prisoners of the First World War, Archives of the
International Committee of the Red Cross,
http://grandeguerre.icrc.org/. I think it is important too for those
of us who are researching individuals >from many other countries than
are covered by the Galicia Digest to be aware of this database.

The nationalities covered in the database are American (USA),
Austro-Hungarian, British and Commonwealth, Bulgarian, French or
Belgian, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian,
Serbian and Turkish.

The following is just one example of what is available in the database:
"List #120 of Austrian or Hungarian Prisoners of War, Civilians,
Appendix C": Serial #, Surname, Christian Name, Age or Date of Birth,
Rank, Military Particulars, Home Address, etc., and Birth Place, Place of
Internment, Place and Date of Capture, etc.

My grandmother's cousin Jacob Oxenberg >from Drohobycz, Ukraine,
lived in Manchester, England. Due to his alien status during World War
I, he was interned in several places in England. This is reflected as
follows in the database:

Serial #19081 A (5); Jacob (or Jack) Oxenberg; born June 10 (no year);
Schneiderpresser (occupation); Adddress: Mrs. Berta Oxenberg, 3
Johnson Street, Manchester, England; born Drohobycz; Interned at KCK
32705 (31/7); List 75 (Appendix C).

His actual card in the database stated that he was interned at Knockaloe,
Peel, Isle of Man, July 31, 1918; then on Douglas, Isle of Man, August 31,
1918; sent to a place whose name was not legible on October 30, 1918
and finally released on November 9, 1918.

Unfortunately, my grandfather, Lewis Fink, who was also interned during
World War I with his wife's cousin, was missing >from this database. He
has eluded me yet again as his internment paperwork kept by the Home
Office went missing and his military records in the Austro-Hungarian
Army prior to World War I have yet to surface.

Ann Rabinowitz
annrab@bellsouth.net


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia World War I Prisoners of War #galicia

Ann Rabinowitz
 

Today, Eli Brauner posted info on the Galicia Digest about the
1914-1918 Prisoners of the First World War, Archives of the
International Committee of the Red Cross,
http://grandeguerre.icrc.org/. I think it is important too for those
of us who are researching individuals >from many other countries than
are covered by the Galicia Digest to be aware of this database.

The nationalities covered in the database are American (USA),
Austro-Hungarian, British and Commonwealth, Bulgarian, French or
Belgian, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian,
Serbian and Turkish.

The following is just one example of what is available in the database:
"List #120 of Austrian or Hungarian Prisoners of War, Civilians,
Appendix C": Serial #, Surname, Christian Name, Age or Date of Birth,
Rank, Military Particulars, Home Address, etc., and Birth Place, Place of
Internment, Place and Date of Capture, etc.

My grandmother's cousin Jacob Oxenberg >from Drohobycz, Ukraine,
lived in Manchester, England. Due to his alien status during World War
I, he was interned in several places in England. This is reflected as
follows in the database:

Serial #19081 A (5); Jacob (or Jack) Oxenberg; born June 10 (no year);
Schneiderpresser (occupation); Adddress: Mrs. Berta Oxenberg, 3
Johnson Street, Manchester, England; born Drohobycz; Interned at KCK
32705 (31/7); List 75 (Appendix C).

His actual card in the database stated that he was interned at Knockaloe,
Peel, Isle of Man, July 31, 1918; then on Douglas, Isle of Man, August 31,
1918; sent to a place whose name was not legible on October 30, 1918
and finally released on November 9, 1918.

Unfortunately, my grandfather, Lewis Fink, who was also interned during
World War I with his wife's cousin, was missing >from this database. He
has eluded me yet again as his internment paperwork kept by the Home
Office went missing and his military records in the Austro-Hungarian
Army prior to World War I have yet to surface.

Ann Rabinowitz
annrab@bellsouth.net


Montevideo Rov #general

Neil@...
 

Looking to find the names of the 12 children (and their families) of
Rav Avraham Leitner, died in 2007, known as the Montevideo Rov.

Neil Rosenstein

MODERATOR: Private responses only, please


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Montevideo Rov #general

Neil@...
 

Looking to find the names of the 12 children (and their families) of
Rav Avraham Leitner, died in 2007, known as the Montevideo Rov.

Neil Rosenstein

MODERATOR: Private responses only, please


Latest News From IAJGS2015 Conference in Jerusalem #ciechanow #poland

IAJGS2015 Publicity
 

Enjoy a rare genealogical feast of knowledge when top experts >from
around the globe gather in Jerusalem.

Nearly 200 guest lecturers will share their expertise and research
on the world's main Jewish communities including North America,
Eastern and Western Europe, Israel, and Russia, plus they'll take
you to such exotic Jewish genealogical destinations as Tuscany,
Casablanca, Sweden, Spain, Ethiopia, India, South Africa, Belgium,
Latvia, Moldava, and many, many more. Their lectures will encompass
a host of topics, >from technological developments in genealogical
research to perspectives on the Holocaust to the science of
onomastics (the study of names), and a wealth of other topics
including DNA. A genealogist's delight!

It pays to register by April 15 at www.iajgs2015.org for the 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Jerusalem >from
July 6-10, 2015, to be eligible for early registration discount and
our April 15 drawing for special prizes.

Prizes for the upcoming drawing include hotel accommodations, annual
MyHeritage.com subscriptions, Ancestry.com subscriptions, and more.
Congratulations to the March 15th drawing winners: Bob Friedman who
won a ticket to the Israel Museum; Jeffrey Mark Paull, a SIG Luncheon,
and Bernard Valman, 2 hours of consultation. Prizes are continually
being added. Enhanced cancellation/refund -- A reminder that Ortra,
our conference organizer, is offering "no questions asked"
cancellation/refund covering both hotel and total registration
refunds, valid up to almost the eve of the conference (see details at
the conference website under the Registration tab, registration FAQ.)

Don't miss the pre-Conference Shabbaton on the Friday-Saturday, July
3-4 weekend preceding the Conference, followed by an unforgettable
"Exploration Sunday" on July 5. Full and fascinating details are on
the conference website www.iajgs2015.org under the Program tab.

Conference Discussion Group and Social Media

Sign up for our ongoing Conference discussion group, where
announcements and special offers are being posted. Just click on the
link under the FAQ tab of the conference website, www.iajgs2015.org
to sign-up and stay informed. Also, follow us on Facebook and
Twitter.

See you in Jerusalem in July for the momentous and exciting 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy!

Michael Goldstein, Chairman
chairman@iajgs2015.org
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy


#Ciechanow #Poland Latest News From IAJGS2015 Conference in Jerusalem #ciechanow #poland

IAJGS2015 Publicity
 

Enjoy a rare genealogical feast of knowledge when top experts >from
around the globe gather in Jerusalem.

Nearly 200 guest lecturers will share their expertise and research
on the world's main Jewish communities including North America,
Eastern and Western Europe, Israel, and Russia, plus they'll take
you to such exotic Jewish genealogical destinations as Tuscany,
Casablanca, Sweden, Spain, Ethiopia, India, South Africa, Belgium,
Latvia, Moldava, and many, many more. Their lectures will encompass
a host of topics, >from technological developments in genealogical
research to perspectives on the Holocaust to the science of
onomastics (the study of names), and a wealth of other topics
including DNA. A genealogist's delight!

It pays to register by April 15 at www.iajgs2015.org for the 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Jerusalem >from
July 6-10, 2015, to be eligible for early registration discount and
our April 15 drawing for special prizes.

Prizes for the upcoming drawing include hotel accommodations, annual
MyHeritage.com subscriptions, Ancestry.com subscriptions, and more.
Congratulations to the March 15th drawing winners: Bob Friedman who
won a ticket to the Israel Museum; Jeffrey Mark Paull, a SIG Luncheon,
and Bernard Valman, 2 hours of consultation. Prizes are continually
being added. Enhanced cancellation/refund -- A reminder that Ortra,
our conference organizer, is offering "no questions asked"
cancellation/refund covering both hotel and total registration
refunds, valid up to almost the eve of the conference (see details at
the conference website under the Registration tab, registration FAQ.)

Don't miss the pre-Conference Shabbaton on the Friday-Saturday, July
3-4 weekend preceding the Conference, followed by an unforgettable
"Exploration Sunday" on July 5. Full and fascinating details are on
the conference website www.iajgs2015.org under the Program tab.

Conference Discussion Group and Social Media

Sign up for our ongoing Conference discussion group, where
announcements and special offers are being posted. Just click on the
link under the FAQ tab of the conference website, www.iajgs2015.org
to sign-up and stay informed. Also, follow us on Facebook and
Twitter.

See you in Jerusalem in July for the momentous and exciting 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy!

Michael Goldstein, Chairman
chairman@iajgs2015.org
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy


Latest News From IAJGS2015 Conference in Jerusalem #southafrica

IAJGS2015 Publicity
 

Enjoy a rare genealogical feast of knowledge when top experts >from
around the globe gather in Jerusalem.

Nearly 200 guest lecturers will share their expertise and research
on the world's main Jewish communities including North America,
Eastern and Western Europe, Israel, and Russia, plus they'll take
you to such exotic Jewish genealogical destinations as Tuscany,
Casablanca, Sweden, Spain, Ethiopia, India, South Africa, Belgium,
Latvia, Moldava, and many, many more. Their lectures will encompass
a host of topics, >from technological developments in genealogical
research to perspectives on the Holocaust to the science of
onomastics (the study of names), and a wealth of other topics
including DNA. A genealogist's delight!

It pays to register by April 15 at www.iajgs2015.org for the 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Jerusalem >from
July 6-10, 2015, to be eligible for early registration discount and
our April 15 drawing for special prizes.

Prizes for the upcoming drawing include hotel accommodations, annual
MyHeritage.com subscriptions, Ancestry.com subscriptions, and more.
Congratulations to the March 15th drawing winners: Bob Friedman who
won a ticket to the Israel Museum; Jeffrey Mark Paull, a SIG Luncheon,
and Bernard Valman, 2 hours of consultation. Prizes are continually
being added. Enhanced cancellation/refund -- A reminder that Ortra,
our conference organizer, is offering "no questions asked"
cancellation/refund covering both hotel and total registration
refunds, valid up to almost the eve of the conference (see details at
the conference website under the Registration tab, registration FAQ.)

Don't miss the pre-Conference Shabbaton on the Friday-Saturday, July
3-4 weekend preceding the Conference, followed by an unforgettable
"Exploration Sunday" on July 5. Full and fascinating details are on
the conference website www.iajgs2015.org under the Program tab.

Conference Discussion Group and Social Media

Sign up for our ongoing Conference discussion group, where
announcements and special offers are being posted. Just click on the
link under the FAQ tab of the conference website, www.iajgs2015.org
to sign-up and stay informed. Also, follow us on Facebook and
Twitter.

See you in Jerusalem in July for the momentous and exciting 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy!

Michael Goldstein, Chairman
chairman@iajgs2015.org
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Latest News From IAJGS2015 Conference in Jerusalem #southafrica

IAJGS2015 Publicity
 

Enjoy a rare genealogical feast of knowledge when top experts >from
around the globe gather in Jerusalem.

Nearly 200 guest lecturers will share their expertise and research
on the world's main Jewish communities including North America,
Eastern and Western Europe, Israel, and Russia, plus they'll take
you to such exotic Jewish genealogical destinations as Tuscany,
Casablanca, Sweden, Spain, Ethiopia, India, South Africa, Belgium,
Latvia, Moldava, and many, many more. Their lectures will encompass
a host of topics, >from technological developments in genealogical
research to perspectives on the Holocaust to the science of
onomastics (the study of names), and a wealth of other topics
including DNA. A genealogist's delight!

It pays to register by April 15 at www.iajgs2015.org for the 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Jerusalem >from
July 6-10, 2015, to be eligible for early registration discount and
our April 15 drawing for special prizes.

Prizes for the upcoming drawing include hotel accommodations, annual
MyHeritage.com subscriptions, Ancestry.com subscriptions, and more.
Congratulations to the March 15th drawing winners: Bob Friedman who
won a ticket to the Israel Museum; Jeffrey Mark Paull, a SIG Luncheon,
and Bernard Valman, 2 hours of consultation. Prizes are continually
being added. Enhanced cancellation/refund -- A reminder that Ortra,
our conference organizer, is offering "no questions asked"
cancellation/refund covering both hotel and total registration
refunds, valid up to almost the eve of the conference (see details at
the conference website under the Registration tab, registration FAQ.)

Don't miss the pre-Conference Shabbaton on the Friday-Saturday, July
3-4 weekend preceding the Conference, followed by an unforgettable
"Exploration Sunday" on July 5. Full and fascinating details are on
the conference website www.iajgs2015.org under the Program tab.

Conference Discussion Group and Social Media

Sign up for our ongoing Conference discussion group, where
announcements and special offers are being posted. Just click on the
link under the FAQ tab of the conference website, www.iajgs2015.org
to sign-up and stay informed. Also, follow us on Facebook and
Twitter.

See you in Jerusalem in July for the momentous and exciting 35th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy!

Michael Goldstein, Chairman
chairman@iajgs2015.org
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy


Religious Life in the Riga Ghetto #courland #latvia

Arlene Beare
 

Karl Schneider, deported >from Euskirchen to the Riga Ghetto, was the only
survivor of his family.
His wife, Frieda, née Heumann, and his two boys, Erwin and Harry, were
murdered in Riga. After
Karl's death in 1961 his second wife Gerda, née Kallmann, found his memoir,
"Religiöses Leben im
Ghetto von Riga", with his own English translation "Religious Life in the
Riga Ghetto".

I have loaded the 12 pages of his testimony on to my Rigapage.
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/riga/rigapage.htm

Arlene Beare
Researching Dorfman (born Birzai Lithuania and then lived in Riga)
Scher/Blum(born Pandelys Lithuania and then lived in Riga)
Berman (born Lygumai Lithuania and then lived in Jekabpils Latvia)
Samuels Poland Krakow and /or Zychlin


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia Religious Life in the Riga Ghetto #courland #latvia

Arlene Beare
 

Karl Schneider, deported >from Euskirchen to the Riga Ghetto, was the only
survivor of his family.
His wife, Frieda, née Heumann, and his two boys, Erwin and Harry, were
murdered in Riga. After
Karl's death in 1961 his second wife Gerda, née Kallmann, found his memoir,
"Religiöses Leben im
Ghetto von Riga", with his own English translation "Religious Life in the
Riga Ghetto".

I have loaded the 12 pages of his testimony on to my Rigapage.
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/riga/rigapage.htm

Arlene Beare
Researching Dorfman (born Birzai Lithuania and then lived in Riga)
Scher/Blum(born Pandelys Lithuania and then lived in Riga)
Berman (born Lygumai Lithuania and then lived in Jekabpils Latvia)
Samuels Poland Krakow and /or Zychlin

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