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New Translation pages 87-89 from "Sefer Wyszkow" Yizkor Book #poland

Howard Orenstein
 

Please go to the following link at Ada Holtzman's "We Remember Jewish=2
Wyszkow":

http://www.zchor.org/wyszkow/wyszkow.htm

and read the article, "Sports Clubs and Self Defense," written by
Baruch Yismach of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Just click on the link below either photo C or photo L.

The article (pages 87-89) >from "Sefer Wyszkow" (the Wyszkow Yizkor
book),was translated by Abraham Holland, whose family has roots in
Wyszkow.

Photo L, "Sports Club "Morningstar" ("Morgenstern"), appears on page 87
and Photo C, "Outing for the Wyszkower Sports Club 'Stern' in the town
of Rozan," appears on page 88 of "Sefer Wyszkow," edited by David
Shtokfish and published in Israel in 1964.

--
Howard B. Orenstein, Ph.D.
McDaniel College
Founded as Western Maryland College
Westminster, MD 21157
horenstein@mcdaniel.edu
http://www2.mcdaniel.edu/Psychology/HBO/HIK.html


JRI Poland #Poland New Translation pages 87-89 from "Sefer Wyszkow" Yizkor Book #poland

Howard Orenstein
 

Please go to the following link at Ada Holtzman's "We Remember Jewish=2
Wyszkow":

http://www.zchor.org/wyszkow/wyszkow.htm

and read the article, "Sports Clubs and Self Defense," written by
Baruch Yismach of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Just click on the link below either photo C or photo L.

The article (pages 87-89) >from "Sefer Wyszkow" (the Wyszkow Yizkor
book),was translated by Abraham Holland, whose family has roots in
Wyszkow.

Photo L, "Sports Club "Morningstar" ("Morgenstern"), appears on page 87
and Photo C, "Outing for the Wyszkower Sports Club 'Stern' in the town
of Rozan," appears on page 88 of "Sefer Wyszkow," edited by David
Shtokfish and published in Israel in 1964.

--
Howard B. Orenstein, Ph.D.
McDaniel College
Founded as Western Maryland College
Westminster, MD 21157
horenstein@mcdaniel.edu
http://www2.mcdaniel.edu/Psychology/HBO/HIK.html


Polish translation request of occupation on Galician (Rzeszow) records #poland

Mark Jacobson
 

Hi

Could someone please help translate the occupations
written in Polish under the name Naftali TUCHFELD (my
g-g-grandfather) on 2 records >from Rzeszow, one the
1887 birth of his daughter Breindel, the other
Naftali's own 1893 death record. I cannot find
anything like these 2 words in any translation guide.
Thank you!!!
Here is the link:

http://www.geocities.com/mark_j1_2000/Genealogy.html

Thanks!

=====
DOGULOV/DOVGALEVSKY - Belaya Tserkov/Kiev Ukraine;
COHEN/KANA/KAHAN - Belaya Tserkov, Ukraine;
JACOBSON - Polotsk, Belarus; COBLENTZ - Polotsk, Belarus;
KAMERMAN - Drohobycz, Galicia;
KOPPEL - Stebnik/Drohobycz, Galicia;
JACOBI - Stratyn/Rohatyn, Galicia; ROTHLEIN - Stratyn/Rohatyn, Galicia;
TUCHFELD - Rzeszow/Stryj/Lvov, Galicia; GOLDSTEIN - Ranizow, Galicia

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JRI Poland #Poland Polish translation request of occupation on Galician (Rzeszow) records #poland

Mark Jacobson
 

Hi

Could someone please help translate the occupations
written in Polish under the name Naftali TUCHFELD (my
g-g-grandfather) on 2 records >from Rzeszow, one the
1887 birth of his daughter Breindel, the other
Naftali's own 1893 death record. I cannot find
anything like these 2 words in any translation guide.
Thank you!!!
Here is the link:

http://www.geocities.com/mark_j1_2000/Genealogy.html

Thanks!

=====
DOGULOV/DOVGALEVSKY - Belaya Tserkov/Kiev Ukraine;
COHEN/KANA/KAHAN - Belaya Tserkov, Ukraine;
JACOBSON - Polotsk, Belarus; COBLENTZ - Polotsk, Belarus;
KAMERMAN - Drohobycz, Galicia;
KOPPEL - Stebnik/Drohobycz, Galicia;
JACOBI - Stratyn/Rohatyn, Galicia; ROTHLEIN - Stratyn/Rohatyn, Galicia;
TUCHFELD - Rzeszow/Stryj/Lvov, Galicia; GOLDSTEIN - Ranizow, Galicia

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Help in Interpreting Your Galician Vital Records #poland

Mark Halpern
 

JRI-Poland has created an aid to help you understand and
interpret the Galician Jewish vital records that you obtain from
the Archives in Warsaw (AGAD), Przemysl, Rzeszow, Lviv, and other
repositories of Galician records. You will be able to view and
print images of the headings of representative birth, marriage,
and death records along with translations of these headings.

from the JRI-Poland homepage at http://www.jri-poland.org, click
on "Tips/Other Links" under "Learn." Then click on "A Guide to
Headings of 19th Century Galician Jewish Vital Record Forms
(.PDF)."

from the AGAD Archives Project webpage at
http://www.jri-poland.org/agad/index.htm, scroll down to
"Interpreting Your Galician Vital Records" and click the
hyperlink in the second paragraph.

This aid to interpreting your Galician vital records is in PDF
format, which requires that you have Adobe Acrobat reader, which
can be downloaded for free at http://www.adobe.com.

Before 1877, Jewish record keeping was not standardized and the
records did not have an abundance of information, some just the
barest information. Not all records used the same form or
recorded the same information. In 1877, the forms used to record
Jewish vital events was standardized. These data fields were
included on every form used for Jewish registrations >from 1877 up
to World War II. The data fields were always the same, but the
filling in of the forms by the local Jewish registrar was not
always consistent.

I think this will be helpful to those who have acquired or will
be acquiring Galician vital records >from the Polish State
Archives using the JRI-Poland Shopping Basket Order System.

Mark Halpern
AGAD Archive Coordinator


JRI Poland #Poland Help in Interpreting Your Galician Vital Records #poland

Mark Halpern
 

JRI-Poland has created an aid to help you understand and
interpret the Galician Jewish vital records that you obtain from
the Archives in Warsaw (AGAD), Przemysl, Rzeszow, Lviv, and other
repositories of Galician records. You will be able to view and
print images of the headings of representative birth, marriage,
and death records along with translations of these headings.

from the JRI-Poland homepage at http://www.jri-poland.org, click
on "Tips/Other Links" under "Learn." Then click on "A Guide to
Headings of 19th Century Galician Jewish Vital Record Forms
(.PDF)."

from the AGAD Archives Project webpage at
http://www.jri-poland.org/agad/index.htm, scroll down to
"Interpreting Your Galician Vital Records" and click the
hyperlink in the second paragraph.

This aid to interpreting your Galician vital records is in PDF
format, which requires that you have Adobe Acrobat reader, which
can be downloaded for free at http://www.adobe.com.

Before 1877, Jewish record keeping was not standardized and the
records did not have an abundance of information, some just the
barest information. Not all records used the same form or
recorded the same information. In 1877, the forms used to record
Jewish vital events was standardized. These data fields were
included on every form used for Jewish registrations >from 1877 up
to World War II. The data fields were always the same, but the
filling in of the forms by the local Jewish registrar was not
always consistent.

I think this will be helpful to those who have acquired or will
be acquiring Galician vital records >from the Polish State
Archives using the JRI-Poland Shopping Basket Order System.

Mark Halpern
AGAD Archive Coordinator


Choroszcz Landsmanshaft? #poland

Fine Family <mafine@...>
 

Hi,

Does anyone know any information about a Chevra Kadisha or Landsmanshaft
called "Congregation Mogen David Anshei Choroszcz"? My ggrandparents
are buried in their section in Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn), and my
grandparents in their section in Mt.Zion Cemetery (Queens). At least in
Washington Cemetery the gate at the entrance is completely worn away so
it wasn't possible to see any names or other information about the Cong.

Thanks!

Mordechai Fine
Researching: FINE-Bialystok, FINE-Choroszcz, SOLOWITZ-Volkavysk,
HAMMER- Skala, Tarnopol, BERGMAN-Skala, Tarnopol, METTER-Rostov,
GULOWITZ-Rostov


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland Choroszcz Landsmanshaft? #poland

Fine Family <mafine@...>
 

Hi,

Does anyone know any information about a Chevra Kadisha or Landsmanshaft
called "Congregation Mogen David Anshei Choroszcz"? My ggrandparents
are buried in their section in Washington Cemetery (Brooklyn), and my
grandparents in their section in Mt.Zion Cemetery (Queens). At least in
Washington Cemetery the gate at the entrance is completely worn away so
it wasn't possible to see any names or other information about the Cong.

Thanks!

Mordechai Fine
Researching: FINE-Bialystok, FINE-Choroszcz, SOLOWITZ-Volkavysk,
HAMMER- Skala, Tarnopol, BERGMAN-Skala, Tarnopol, METTER-Rostov,
GULOWITZ-Rostov


Telsiai and Varniai Photographs #lithuania

Howard Margol <homargol@...>
 

Chaim Kaplanski was a famous Jewish photographer in Telsiai >from 1894 to
1940. Many of his photographs, on glass negatives, are in the "ALKA" Museum
in Telsiai. The museum has prepared a proposal to restore these
historically, highly significant negatives, and transfer the resulting
photographs to a digital computer database. The museum is seeking financial
support >from the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture, Telsiai regional
municipality, various organizations, businesses, and private individuals. If
the project is successful, access to the photographs will be available
online >from around the world.

The museum accomplished a similar project which resulted in important photos
from the 1935-1939 Varniai Jewish Community having a new lease on life. If
you are interested, contact Marina Petrauskiene, Alka Museum, Muziejaus
g.31, LT-5610, Telsiai, Lithuania.

Please do not ask me about the photographs as I am not familiar with them.

Howard Margol
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
homargol@aol.com


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Telsiai and Varniai Photographs #lithuania

Howard Margol <homargol@...>
 

Chaim Kaplanski was a famous Jewish photographer in Telsiai >from 1894 to
1940. Many of his photographs, on glass negatives, are in the "ALKA" Museum
in Telsiai. The museum has prepared a proposal to restore these
historically, highly significant negatives, and transfer the resulting
photographs to a digital computer database. The museum is seeking financial
support >from the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture, Telsiai regional
municipality, various organizations, businesses, and private individuals. If
the project is successful, access to the photographs will be available
online >from around the world.

The museum accomplished a similar project which resulted in important photos
from the 1935-1939 Varniai Jewish Community having a new lease on life. If
you are interested, contact Marina Petrauskiene, Alka Museum, Muziejaus
g.31, LT-5610, Telsiai, Lithuania.

Please do not ask me about the photographs as I am not familiar with them.

Howard Margol
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
homargol@aol.com


Access revision lists. #lithuania

Marcia Goldberg <mgoldber@...>
 

I am new to the LitvakSig and am trying to find Zober in Kovno, but
realize that it could be anywhere in Kovno Gubernia. How do I access
the revision lists or is there a better way to find where the family
lived? Jewishgen.org/litvak/revision.htm only explains what revision
lists are and what contents, but not how to access them.

Marcia Goldberg
Washington, DC

MODERATOR'S NOTE: If you search the All-Lithuania Database for the
surname you are seeking, and when the search results appear, click
on the buttons on the right, which indicate how many records have
been found, you will see the names translated >from revision and
other lists.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Access revision lists. #lithuania

Marcia Goldberg <mgoldber@...>
 

I am new to the LitvakSig and am trying to find Zober in Kovno, but
realize that it could be anywhere in Kovno Gubernia. How do I access
the revision lists or is there a better way to find where the family
lived? Jewishgen.org/litvak/revision.htm only explains what revision
lists are and what contents, but not how to access them.

Marcia Goldberg
Washington, DC

MODERATOR'S NOTE: If you search the All-Lithuania Database for the
surname you are seeking, and when the search results appear, click
on the buttons on the right, which indicate how many records have
been found, you will see the names translated >from revision and
other lists.


Re: Plunge, Lithuania records #lithuania

Adam Yamey <adamandlopa@...>
 

Elaine Bush wrote:
" Interesting conversation re Plunge, Palanga,
Polangen. I have wondered if they were one and the
same."

According to "Lithuanian Jewish Communities" by Nancy
and Stuart Schoenburg, published by Jason Aronson this
is not stictly correct.

Polangen and Palanga are different names for the same
place in Kretinga District, Plunge is a separate
place, also known as Plungian, in Telz District.


Researching Plunge: GARB,KATZIN,JAMI, YAMI.

Adam Yamey, London, UK<adamandlopa@yahoo.co.uk>


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Re: Plunge, Lithuania records #lithuania

Adam Yamey <adamandlopa@...>
 

Elaine Bush wrote:
" Interesting conversation re Plunge, Palanga,
Polangen. I have wondered if they were one and the
same."

According to "Lithuanian Jewish Communities" by Nancy
and Stuart Schoenburg, published by Jason Aronson this
is not stictly correct.

Polangen and Palanga are different names for the same
place in Kretinga District, Plunge is a separate
place, also known as Plungian, in Telz District.


Researching Plunge: GARB,KATZIN,JAMI, YAMI.

Adam Yamey, London, UK<adamandlopa@yahoo.co.uk>


Gedrevitz & Butrimonys #lithuania

hanna kochavi
 

Dear Siggers,

For a visit of friends of mine in Lithuania, I'm looking for Litvaks who
visited in two Shtetls:

1. Giedraiciai, Vilnius uezd, Vilnius guberni, Also known as Gedrevitz.
Between the two wars was in Poland &#8211; now in Lithuania.

2. Butrimonys, Trakai uezd, Vilnius guberni, Also known as Baltromantz,
Butrimants, Butrimoniai, and Butrymanzy.

We would like to know wheter it´s possible to find in each of the places a
synaoggue/Beit-Midrash, a Jewish cemetery and/or a memorial for the Holocaust
victims.

Do you know if there are any Jewish people living in those places.

Many Thanks,

H. Kochavi
Tel-Aviv
Israel

Researching: Shtern-Stern, Blecher >from Siauliai - Shavli, Antzel-AnceL,
Mer, Gordon - >from Kelem, Taurage-Tavrig.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Gedrevitz & Butrimonys #lithuania

hanna kochavi
 

Dear Siggers,

For a visit of friends of mine in Lithuania, I'm looking for Litvaks who
visited in two Shtetls:

1. Giedraiciai, Vilnius uezd, Vilnius guberni, Also known as Gedrevitz.
Between the two wars was in Poland &#8211; now in Lithuania.

2. Butrimonys, Trakai uezd, Vilnius guberni, Also known as Baltromantz,
Butrimants, Butrimoniai, and Butrymanzy.

We would like to know wheter it´s possible to find in each of the places a
synaoggue/Beit-Midrash, a Jewish cemetery and/or a memorial for the Holocaust
victims.

Do you know if there are any Jewish people living in those places.

Many Thanks,

H. Kochavi
Tel-Aviv
Israel

Researching: Shtern-Stern, Blecher >from Siauliai - Shavli, Antzel-AnceL,
Mer, Gordon - >from Kelem, Taurage-Tavrig.


Re: Stalag IIA #france

NFatouros@...
 

In a message dated 5/15/04 10:53:39 AM, rosette@blueyonder.co.uk writes:

<< ~~
Would anyone know anyhthing about Stalag IIA, a German prisoner of war
camp in which my father was held captive. My father was Judah ROZENBERG
and had been conscripted into the French army before the start of the
war.

I am also looking for family LICHTER, who lived in Paris and then
emigated to Belgium in th1950's. There were 2 children, Daniel and
Rachel.


Thank you.

Rosette ROZENBERG
London, England
A quick "google" search using the terms "Stalag II A" (enclosed between
quotation marks, turned up:

http://www.ww-iiheroes.com/hhg3.html

which says in part that this camp was located in Neubrandenberg

At another URL http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Holocaust/powcamp.html

Stalag II A is listed, with the note that Neubrandberg is or was otherwise
known as Mecklembourg

from the above URLS and others which I found online, it appears that many
captured members of the US army were sent to this camp. At:

http://www.nutleysons.com/w2_powmia_localboys.html

I learned that prisoners were housed in stables used during WW I. The
prisoners slept on wooden beds with only one third of a blacket to cover them. The
Red Cross provided boxes of rations to supplement the diet of boiled grass,
rotten turnips and potatoes which were provided by their captors.

One URL for Stalag II A was in Russian which, on my computer and with my AOL
browser, appears only as rows of question marks.

Another site in French, at:
http://www.matisson-consultants.com/affaire-papon/panaras.htm says that the webmaster's father was mobilized at the war's
declaration and while in the Ardennes was taken prisoner on June 17, 1940 sent to
Stalag II A, in east Prussier near Stettin. He was liberated by Russian troops
on May 1, 1945.

I leave it to Ms. Rosenberg to click on and read other URLs about that
Stalag.



Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@aol.com
BELKOWSKY,BIELKOWSKY, BILKOWSKI, Odessa,St. Petersburg,Berdichev,
Kiev;ROTHSTEIN, Kremenchug;FRASCH,Kiev;LIBERMAN,Moscow;FELDMAN, Pinsk;
SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets;LEVY, WEIL, Mulhouse; SAS/SASS,Podwolochisk;
RAPOPORT, Tarnopol, Podwolochisk, RADOMYSL?; BEHAM, Salok, Kharkov;
WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.


Update re: Yad Vashem database #france

Bernard Kouchel <koosh@...>
 

Re:
Yad Vashem (Israel) The Holocaust Martyrs'and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
http://www.yad-vashem.org.il

Their entire database is expected to be on the Internet by late 2004.
It will include all names >from Pages of Testimony as well as other
sources (such as the memorial books by Sarge Klarsfeld and others).

The Arolsen files can be found at Yad Vashem on microfilm. One must go
there personally to view the records. Long range plans are for these
files to become available on the Internet.
--
Bernard Kouchel
koosh@att.net


French SIG #France Re: Stalag IIA #france

NFatouros@...
 

In a message dated 5/15/04 10:53:39 AM, rosette@blueyonder.co.uk writes:

<< ~~
Would anyone know anyhthing about Stalag IIA, a German prisoner of war
camp in which my father was held captive. My father was Judah ROZENBERG
and had been conscripted into the French army before the start of the
war.

I am also looking for family LICHTER, who lived in Paris and then
emigated to Belgium in th1950's. There were 2 children, Daniel and
Rachel.


Thank you.

Rosette ROZENBERG
London, England
A quick "google" search using the terms "Stalag II A" (enclosed between
quotation marks, turned up:

http://www.ww-iiheroes.com/hhg3.html

which says in part that this camp was located in Neubrandenberg

At another URL http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Holocaust/powcamp.html

Stalag II A is listed, with the note that Neubrandberg is or was otherwise
known as Mecklembourg

from the above URLS and others which I found online, it appears that many
captured members of the US army were sent to this camp. At:

http://www.nutleysons.com/w2_powmia_localboys.html

I learned that prisoners were housed in stables used during WW I. The
prisoners slept on wooden beds with only one third of a blacket to cover them. The
Red Cross provided boxes of rations to supplement the diet of boiled grass,
rotten turnips and potatoes which were provided by their captors.

One URL for Stalag II A was in Russian which, on my computer and with my AOL
browser, appears only as rows of question marks.

Another site in French, at:
http://www.matisson-consultants.com/affaire-papon/panaras.htm says that the webmaster's father was mobilized at the war's
declaration and while in the Ardennes was taken prisoner on June 17, 1940 sent to
Stalag II A, in east Prussier near Stettin. He was liberated by Russian troops
on May 1, 1945.

I leave it to Ms. Rosenberg to click on and read other URLs about that
Stalag.



Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@aol.com
BELKOWSKY,BIELKOWSKY, BILKOWSKI, Odessa,St. Petersburg,Berdichev,
Kiev;ROTHSTEIN, Kremenchug;FRASCH,Kiev;LIBERMAN,Moscow;FELDMAN, Pinsk;
SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets;LEVY, WEIL, Mulhouse; SAS/SASS,Podwolochisk;
RAPOPORT, Tarnopol, Podwolochisk, RADOMYSL?; BEHAM, Salok, Kharkov;
WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.


French SIG #France Update re: Yad Vashem database #france

Bernard Kouchel <koosh@...>
 

Re:
Yad Vashem (Israel) The Holocaust Martyrs'and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
http://www.yad-vashem.org.il

Their entire database is expected to be on the Internet by late 2004.
It will include all names >from Pages of Testimony as well as other
sources (such as the memorial books by Sarge Klarsfeld and others).

The Arolsen files can be found at Yad Vashem on microfilm. One must go
there personally to view the records. Long range plans are for these
files to become available on the Internet.
--
Bernard Kouchel
koosh@att.net