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Bencjon GOLDBERG #poland

Judith Elam
 

I would like to thank all those who responded to my search request for
the 5 members of the Goldberg family of Czestochowa. I have since
managed to find some information on one of the 3 children, Bencjon
(Benzion) GOLDBERG. According to an entry in the Bundesarchiv Gedenkbuch,
Bencjon (Benzion) "lived in Leipzig and was deported to Poland in October
1938". He presumably was released because he then "emigrated to Italy in
August 1939".

Does anyone have any idea how I can find out where in Italy he went to
and what happened to him? Thank you for your help. Please respond direct
to

elamj@hawaii.rr.com

Judith E. Elam
Hawaii, USA


JRI Poland #Poland Bencjon GOLDBERG #poland

Judith Elam
 

I would like to thank all those who responded to my search request for
the 5 members of the Goldberg family of Czestochowa. I have since
managed to find some information on one of the 3 children, Bencjon
(Benzion) GOLDBERG. According to an entry in the Bundesarchiv Gedenkbuch,
Bencjon (Benzion) "lived in Leipzig and was deported to Poland in October
1938". He presumably was released because he then "emigrated to Italy in
August 1939".

Does anyone have any idea how I can find out where in Italy he went to
and what happened to him? Thank you for your help. Please respond direct
to

elamj@hawaii.rr.com

Judith E. Elam
Hawaii, USA


update on landsmanshaftn searches #romania

ALEX VOLKOV <volkoff@...>
 

Dear Genners,

First of all, Big Thank You, to everyone who sent me suggestion
on YIVO search for land organizations. I haven't called them yet,
but I did look on the online lists and mine aren't there

But, thanks to Caroline Weitzman's suggestion on different
spelling of organization, I made a request online and it did bring
some links, not exactly the organization but at least some info.

I made a one-line search request in google search-language to include
all of your suggested spellings, it looks like this.

Suppose, you want to search a place named Tarutino, against all
possible spellings of the land organization, search request in
Google would look like this:

tarutino landsmanshaftn OR landsmanshaften OR landsmanschaftn OR
landsmanschaften OR landsmanshaft

the same would work for anchokrak, kilia etc

So, in other words, anyone who is in search for a particular
landsmanshaftn and can't locate it through normal lists, can try
this request at google.com and see if there is anything 'additional'
will pop-up


Alex (Country?) (State?) (City?)


Romania SIG #Romania update on landsmanshaftn searches #romania

ALEX VOLKOV <volkoff@...>
 

Dear Genners,

First of all, Big Thank You, to everyone who sent me suggestion
on YIVO search for land organizations. I haven't called them yet,
but I did look on the online lists and mine aren't there

But, thanks to Caroline Weitzman's suggestion on different
spelling of organization, I made a request online and it did bring
some links, not exactly the organization but at least some info.

I made a one-line search request in google search-language to include
all of your suggested spellings, it looks like this.

Suppose, you want to search a place named Tarutino, against all
possible spellings of the land organization, search request in
Google would look like this:

tarutino landsmanshaftn OR landsmanshaften OR landsmanschaftn OR
landsmanschaften OR landsmanshaft

the same would work for anchokrak, kilia etc

So, in other words, anyone who is in search for a particular
landsmanshaftn and can't locate it through normal lists, can try
this request at google.com and see if there is anything 'additional'
will pop-up


Alex (Country?) (State?) (City?)


Poor Jews' Temporary Shelter database #lithuania

Dr. Menahem Luz <mervyn1@...>
 

can anyone tell me what is happening with the site of
the Poor Jews' Temporary Shelter database
http://chrysalis.its.uct.ac.za/shelter/shelter.htm
it continually refers me to this
http://chrysalis.its.uct.ac.za/cgi/cgi_shelter.exe
leading nowhere

The site worked wonders a few months ago
and was of great use to me
i did write to the owners of the site and another email listed
but all emails are returned undelivered.
is this a temporary gitch and i should continue trying in the future
- or is it off altogether?
thanks menahem luz

MODERATOR'S NOTE: The Poor Jews Temporary Shelter database includes
Jews who came to London in the early 1900s.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Poor Jews' Temporary Shelter database #lithuania

Dr. Menahem Luz <mervyn1@...>
 

can anyone tell me what is happening with the site of
the Poor Jews' Temporary Shelter database
http://chrysalis.its.uct.ac.za/shelter/shelter.htm
it continually refers me to this
http://chrysalis.its.uct.ac.za/cgi/cgi_shelter.exe
leading nowhere

The site worked wonders a few months ago
and was of great use to me
i did write to the owners of the site and another email listed
but all emails are returned undelivered.
is this a temporary gitch and i should continue trying in the future
- or is it off altogether?
thanks menahem luz

MODERATOR'S NOTE: The Poor Jews Temporary Shelter database includes
Jews who came to London in the early 1900s.


Vilna District Research Group activities, 1907 Bagaslaviskis Family List and....the 1874 Vilna Family List Project #lithuania

Joel Ratner
 

I am pleased to advise researchers interested in records for the towns of
the Vilna district of the receipt of the following 1858 Revision List files:

Antakalnis
Bagaslaviskis
Ciobiskis
Gelvonai
Mikailiskis
Musninkai
Novygorod
Podberezhe
Sirvintos
Snipiskes

These files will be proofed and sent out to qualifying members of the 1874
Vilna Family List project. You haven't heard of this project yet? I sent out
a survey which just closed yesterday asking interested Vilna district
researchers what major record set(s) they would be interested in. The
answers that came back showed the vital records remain the most popular
records followed by the 1874 Vilna Family List. Since the vital records are
a separate project, the most popular choice for non-vital records, the focus
of our group, was the 1874 Vilna Family List. The qualifying membership for
the 1874 Vilna Family List is $200, and based on the number of respondents
interested in funding this project, we will need to come back for more
later, probably another $100. I encourage all researchers interested in the
1874 Vilna Family List to begin funding this project. Funding options
include a one-time payment of $200, or if it is easier, two payments of $100
each. Later this year, I expect to have to ask for an additional $100 per
researcher unless several major donors can be found.

In addition, the last of our funds have been used to translate the first
half of the 1907 Bagaslaviskis Family List. This list will be sent to
qualified members of the 1874 Vilna Family List project.

In order to donate, please go to the LitvakSIG home page at
www.litvaksig.org , click on "Become a Contributor" and follow the
directions for the online form. Credit card donations are possible via a
secure website. Please ensure you select "Vilnius" under "Choose District".
Those wishing to donate by mail can send a check to Eden Joachim, LitvakSIG
Treasurer at the following address:

LitvakSIG, Inc.
c/o Eden Joachim
41 Country Club Lane, Pomona, NY. 10970
845-623-1708 (fax)
esjoachim@optonline.net

Checks should be accompanied by a filled out form used for snail mail
donations. Again, please indicate "Vilnius" as your district of interest.
This is required for the donation to be properly credited

Joel Ratner


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Vilna District Research Group activities, 1907 Bagaslaviskis Family List and....the 1874 Vilna Family List Project #lithuania

Joel Ratner
 

I am pleased to advise researchers interested in records for the towns of
the Vilna district of the receipt of the following 1858 Revision List files:

Antakalnis
Bagaslaviskis
Ciobiskis
Gelvonai
Mikailiskis
Musninkai
Novygorod
Podberezhe
Sirvintos
Snipiskes

These files will be proofed and sent out to qualifying members of the 1874
Vilna Family List project. You haven't heard of this project yet? I sent out
a survey which just closed yesterday asking interested Vilna district
researchers what major record set(s) they would be interested in. The
answers that came back showed the vital records remain the most popular
records followed by the 1874 Vilna Family List. Since the vital records are
a separate project, the most popular choice for non-vital records, the focus
of our group, was the 1874 Vilna Family List. The qualifying membership for
the 1874 Vilna Family List is $200, and based on the number of respondents
interested in funding this project, we will need to come back for more
later, probably another $100. I encourage all researchers interested in the
1874 Vilna Family List to begin funding this project. Funding options
include a one-time payment of $200, or if it is easier, two payments of $100
each. Later this year, I expect to have to ask for an additional $100 per
researcher unless several major donors can be found.

In addition, the last of our funds have been used to translate the first
half of the 1907 Bagaslaviskis Family List. This list will be sent to
qualified members of the 1874 Vilna Family List project.

In order to donate, please go to the LitvakSIG home page at
www.litvaksig.org , click on "Become a Contributor" and follow the
directions for the online form. Credit card donations are possible via a
secure website. Please ensure you select "Vilnius" under "Choose District".
Those wishing to donate by mail can send a check to Eden Joachim, LitvakSIG
Treasurer at the following address:

LitvakSIG, Inc.
c/o Eden Joachim
41 Country Club Lane, Pomona, NY. 10970
845-623-1708 (fax)
esjoachim@optonline.net

Checks should be accompanied by a filled out form used for snail mail
donations. Again, please indicate "Vilnius" as your district of interest.
This is required for the donation to be properly credited

Joel Ratner


Bencjon GOLDBERG: Leipzig > Poland (1938) > Italy (1939) #germany

Judith Elam
 

I would like to thank all those who responded to my search request for the 5
members of the Goldberg family of Czestochowa. I have since managed to find
some information on one of the 3 children, Bencjon (Benzion) GOLDBERG.
According to an entry in the Bundesarchiv Gedenkbuch, Bencjon (Benzion)
"lived in Leipzig and was deported to Poland in October 1938". He
presumably was released because he then "emigrated to Italy in August 1939".
Does anyone have any idea how I can find out where in Italy he went to and
what happened to him? Thank you for your help. Please respond direct to

elamj@hawaii.rr.com Judith E. Elam Hawaii, USA <elamj@hawaii.rr.com>


Polish Heroes: Those Who Rescued Jews - Seattle - Jan/Feb 2009 #poland

Pamela Weisberger <pweisberger@...>
 

If you live in the Seattle area there is an exhibit and lecture series
of interest to Polish, Galician and Holocaust researchers:

"Polish Heroes: Those Who Rescued Jews"

January 12 ? February 13, 2009

Suzzallo Library - University of Washington in Seattle

The moving photographic exhibition by photographer Chris Schwartz tells
the story of 21 Poles who rescued Jews during the World War II German
occupation of Poland. Each of these heroic individuals still resides in
the Krakow region today. This exhibition is a tribute to the Polish
Righteous Among Nations created by the Auschwitz Jewish Center in
Oswiecim, Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow, and the Polish American Jewish
Alliance for Youth Action.

The exhibit is accompanied by five Thursday lectures and films at
the University of Washington: Kane Hall, Room 220.

Admission is free. Complete lecture and program details are at:

http://www.polishstudiesuw.org/

Pamela Weisberger
Santa Monica, CA
pweisberger@hotmail.com


German SIG #Germany Bencjon GOLDBERG: Leipzig > Poland (1938) > Italy (1939) #germany

Judith Elam
 

I would like to thank all those who responded to my search request for the 5
members of the Goldberg family of Czestochowa. I have since managed to find
some information on one of the 3 children, Bencjon (Benzion) GOLDBERG.
According to an entry in the Bundesarchiv Gedenkbuch, Bencjon (Benzion)
"lived in Leipzig and was deported to Poland in October 1938". He
presumably was released because he then "emigrated to Italy in August 1939".
Does anyone have any idea how I can find out where in Italy he went to and
what happened to him? Thank you for your help. Please respond direct to

elamj@hawaii.rr.com Judith E. Elam Hawaii, USA <elamj@hawaii.rr.com>


JRI Poland #Poland Polish Heroes: Those Who Rescued Jews - Seattle - Jan/Feb 2009 #poland

Pamela Weisberger <pweisberger@...>
 

If you live in the Seattle area there is an exhibit and lecture series
of interest to Polish, Galician and Holocaust researchers:

"Polish Heroes: Those Who Rescued Jews"

January 12 ? February 13, 2009

Suzzallo Library - University of Washington in Seattle

The moving photographic exhibition by photographer Chris Schwartz tells
the story of 21 Poles who rescued Jews during the World War II German
occupation of Poland. Each of these heroic individuals still resides in
the Krakow region today. This exhibition is a tribute to the Polish
Righteous Among Nations created by the Auschwitz Jewish Center in
Oswiecim, Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow, and the Polish American Jewish
Alliance for Youth Action.

The exhibit is accompanied by five Thursday lectures and films at
the University of Washington: Kane Hall, Room 220.

Admission is free. Complete lecture and program details are at:

http://www.polishstudiesuw.org/

Pamela Weisberger
Santa Monica, CA
pweisberger@hotmail.com


Re: Otto SCHIMINSKI - singer - musician leader, 1920-30s near Konigsberg #germany

Andreas Schwab <andreas.schwab@...>
 

Stephanie Benjamin wrote:
"I am looking for any information on the musical career of my great
uncle,Otto SCHIMINSKI (...) a singer who also led a band of musicians during the
1920-30s in and around Konigsberg." ==========>

Dear Stephanie,
I have no connection to Koenigsberg, but I would like to give you some
suggestions:
As you probalby know, the German inhabitants of Koenigsberg who had
not fled the city in 1945 were expelled by the Soviets in 1948. As a
well-known musician, Otto must be known by some of the former
inhabitants, or some of their descendants might have heard of him.
A good idea would be to do a search request with one of the
Konigsberg [O umlaut] or East Prussia search lists at:
http://www.koenigsberg-ostpreussen.de/koenigsberger_liste.htm
http://www.ostpreussen.de.vu/anzeigen.htm

You might want to contact the an organization of former inhabitants of
Koenigsberg such as the Stadtgemeinschaft Koenigsberg (City
accociation of Koenigsberg). Its web address is:
http://www.stadtgemeinschaft-koenigsberg.de/
The editor of its newsletter is Charlotte Gottschalk, at:
buergerbrief-redaktion@stadtgemeinschaft-koenigsberg.de
whom you should ask if you could put a search inquiry.
Another publication about Koenigsberg/Kalinigrad is the German-
language monthly Koenigsberger Express
http://www.koenigsberger-express.co
I do not know if they can help you, but it is worth a try.

Andreas Schwab, Beaconsfield, QC, Canada <andreas.schwab@mcgill.ca>


German SIG #Germany Re: Otto SCHIMINSKI - singer - musician leader, 1920-30s near Konigsberg #germany

Andreas Schwab <andreas.schwab@...>
 

Stephanie Benjamin wrote:
"I am looking for any information on the musical career of my great
uncle,Otto SCHIMINSKI (...) a singer who also led a band of musicians during the
1920-30s in and around Konigsberg." ==========>

Dear Stephanie,
I have no connection to Koenigsberg, but I would like to give you some
suggestions:
As you probalby know, the German inhabitants of Koenigsberg who had
not fled the city in 1945 were expelled by the Soviets in 1948. As a
well-known musician, Otto must be known by some of the former
inhabitants, or some of their descendants might have heard of him.
A good idea would be to do a search request with one of the
Konigsberg [O umlaut] or East Prussia search lists at:
http://www.koenigsberg-ostpreussen.de/koenigsberger_liste.htm
http://www.ostpreussen.de.vu/anzeigen.htm

You might want to contact the an organization of former inhabitants of
Koenigsberg such as the Stadtgemeinschaft Koenigsberg (City
accociation of Koenigsberg). Its web address is:
http://www.stadtgemeinschaft-koenigsberg.de/
The editor of its newsletter is Charlotte Gottschalk, at:
buergerbrief-redaktion@stadtgemeinschaft-koenigsberg.de
whom you should ask if you could put a search inquiry.
Another publication about Koenigsberg/Kalinigrad is the German-
language monthly Koenigsberger Express
http://www.koenigsberger-express.co
I do not know if they can help you, but it is worth a try.

Andreas Schwab, Beaconsfield, QC, Canada <andreas.schwab@mcgill.ca>


Joseph SACHS, born 1826 #germany

Fritz Neubauer
 

The German Jewish weekly newspaper "Juedische Allgemeine" printed a
report on January 8, 2009 about a gravestone for Joseph SACHS who was
buried in the Jewish cemetery in Kleinbardorf in Bavaria. He may have
been born in New York in 1826, the Jewish historian E. Boehrer together
with other historians are trying to establish whether this is the case.
Another gravestone there is for GOLDMANN >from Neuhaus.

I have scanned the article and can send it to anybody who may interested.

Fritz Neubauer, North Germany <fritz.neubauer@uni-bielefeld.de>


Re: Baden-Wuerttemberg ledger records - Weinheim #germany

Marcelo Rosenbaum <marcelo@...>
 

One fellow researcher pointed out the fact that the Weinheim records can be
found as part of the Luetzelsachsen collection. Regards

Marcelo Rosenbaum Stockport - UK <marcelo@rofermaweb.co.uk>


German SIG #Germany Joseph SACHS, born 1826 #germany

Fritz Neubauer
 

The German Jewish weekly newspaper "Juedische Allgemeine" printed a
report on January 8, 2009 about a gravestone for Joseph SACHS who was
buried in the Jewish cemetery in Kleinbardorf in Bavaria. He may have
been born in New York in 1826, the Jewish historian E. Boehrer together
with other historians are trying to establish whether this is the case.
Another gravestone there is for GOLDMANN >from Neuhaus.

I have scanned the article and can send it to anybody who may interested.

Fritz Neubauer, North Germany <fritz.neubauer@uni-bielefeld.de>


German SIG #Germany RE: Baden-Wuerttemberg ledger records - Weinheim #germany

Marcelo Rosenbaum <marcelo@...>
 

One fellow researcher pointed out the fact that the Weinheim records can be
found as part of the Luetzelsachsen collection. Regards

Marcelo Rosenbaum Stockport - UK <marcelo@rofermaweb.co.uk>


THANK YOU - Re: Die Judenbuergerbuecher der Stadt Berlin #germany

Judith Elam
 

I would like to thank all those who kindly offered to help find my
relatives in this book. There were certainly other people of the same surnames
mentioned, but at this stage I don't know if they are related or not. I am
keeping these names for future reference.

Judith E. Elam Hawaii, USA <elamj@hawaii.rr.com>


German SIG #Germany THANK YOU - Re: Die Judenbuergerbuecher der Stadt Berlin #germany

Judith Elam
 

I would like to thank all those who kindly offered to help find my
relatives in this book. There were certainly other people of the same surnames
mentioned, but at this stage I don't know if they are related or not. I am
keeping these names for future reference.

Judith E. Elam Hawaii, USA <elamj@hawaii.rr.com>