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Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Only in Washington: Attend the Conference AND Visit Foreign Embassies! #warsaw #poland

31st IAJGS Conference <dc2011_conference@...>
 

We now have another “Capital Experience” to provide you when attending the
31st IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy. It’s a never-before
opportunity to take in one of the many unique characteristics in our nation’s
capital, Washington, DC-- the foreign embassies based here.

We’ve therefore arranged with several embassies to open their doors to
Conference registrants for a unique “Embassy Experience.” Those attending
will not hear a genealogy presentation, but rather meet with representatives
from foreign countries. They’ll hear first-hand >from ranking officials,
which could range >from an attaché to the ambassador. These representatives
first will provide background information about those areas, and then allow
time for questions. Attendees will be able to ask about life in these
countries >from a variety of perspectives, including current foreign and
domestic policies, or recent economic, political and social developments.
(So come prepared to ask good questions for a polite and civil discourse.}

Five embassies have invited participants to their facility; these are:

EMBASSY OF ISRAEL: Monday, August 15
EMBASSY OF FRANCE: Tuesday, August 16
EMBASSY OF POLAND: Tuesday, August 16
EMBASSY OF GREECE: Wednesday, August 17
EMBASSY OF UKRAINE: Wednesday, August 17

A sixth embassy, the EMBASSY OF GERMANY, also has agreed to participate by
having a representative deliver a presentation at the Conference on
Wednesday, August 17. (Due to their facility being renovated, they can’t
invite visitors inside it.)

Those interested in participating in the Embassy Experience program
(including spouses or companions) need to register in advance to visit any
of the five embassy facilities listed above. (Attending the Embassy of
Germany presentation is included with Conference attendance.)

To register to attend the embassy facilities, either: (1) update your
Conference registration form if you’ve already registered, or (2) if about
to register for the Conference, do so and also complete the embassy
attendance section of the form. Advance registration will allow us to
arrange transportation to and >from the embassy (or embassies) that you’d
like to visit. Please see the Conference program for travel times needed to
and >from each embassy.

A nominal fee of $15 per person/embassy will be changed for transportation.
Registration will close on July 1, so that we can arrange transportation and
provide attendee lists in advance to the embassies. All attendees are
required to bring a government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license or
passport.

Remember, time is passing to register for this year’s feature-filled IAJGS
International Conference on Jewish Genealogy! Conference registration rates
are very flexible and include: full week or single day registration, as well
as discount rates for spouses/companions, college and high school students.
Conference hotel lodging also is available through the Conference website.
For further information, please contact info@.... The Conference
website is www.dc2011.org.
Embassy Experience Coordinator
Dr. Eugene Alpert
info@...


Only in Washington: Attend the Conference AND Visit Foreign Embassies! #warsaw #poland

31st IAJGS Conference <dc2011_conference@...>
 

We now have another “Capital Experience” to provide you when attending the
31st IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy. It’s a never-before
opportunity to take in one of the many unique characteristics in our nation’s
capital, Washington, DC-- the foreign embassies based here.

We’ve therefore arranged with several embassies to open their doors to
Conference registrants for a unique “Embassy Experience.” Those attending
will not hear a genealogy presentation, but rather meet with representatives
from foreign countries. They’ll hear first-hand >from ranking officials,
which could range >from an attaché to the ambassador. These representatives
first will provide background information about those areas, and then allow
time for questions. Attendees will be able to ask about life in these
countries >from a variety of perspectives, including current foreign and
domestic policies, or recent economic, political and social developments.
(So come prepared to ask good questions for a polite and civil discourse.}

Five embassies have invited participants to their facility; these are:

EMBASSY OF ISRAEL: Monday, August 15
EMBASSY OF FRANCE: Tuesday, August 16
EMBASSY OF POLAND: Tuesday, August 16
EMBASSY OF GREECE: Wednesday, August 17
EMBASSY OF UKRAINE: Wednesday, August 17

A sixth embassy, the EMBASSY OF GERMANY, also has agreed to participate by
having a representative deliver a presentation at the Conference on
Wednesday, August 17. (Due to their facility being renovated, they can’t
invite visitors inside it.)

Those interested in participating in the Embassy Experience program
(including spouses or companions) need to register in advance to visit any
of the five embassy facilities listed above. (Attending the Embassy of
Germany presentation is included with Conference attendance.)

To register to attend the embassy facilities, either: (1) update your
Conference registration form if you’ve already registered, or (2) if about
to register for the Conference, do so and also complete the embassy
attendance section of the form. Advance registration will allow us to
arrange transportation to and >from the embassy (or embassies) that you’d
like to visit. Please see the Conference program for travel times needed to
and >from each embassy.

A nominal fee of $15 per person/embassy will be changed for transportation.
Registration will close on July 1, so that we can arrange transportation and
provide attendee lists in advance to the embassies. All attendees are
required to bring a government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license or
passport.

Remember, time is passing to register for this year’s feature-filled IAJGS
International Conference on Jewish Genealogy! Conference registration rates
are very flexible and include: full week or single day registration, as well
as discount rates for spouses/companions, college and high school students.
Conference hotel lodging also is available through the Conference website.
For further information, please contact info@.... The Conference
website is www.dc2011.org.
Embassy Experience Coordinator
Dr. Eugene Alpert
info@...


Re: GRUNEBAUM Family from Heidelberg #germany

André Convers
 

Linda,
Two books can help you. The new book on Jews of Heidelberg
Erinnern, Bewahren, Gedenken - Die Judischen Einwohner Heidelbergs
und ihre Angehorigen 1933-1945 >from Norbert Giovannini, Claudia Rink and
Frank Moraw - ISBN 978-3-88423-353-5 and of an other book >from Arno Weckbecker
Die Juden-Verfolgung in Heidelberg 1933-1945 - ISBN 3-8114-5185-5 where
your relatives are listed.

I do not speak or read German but with help of dictionary I understand that
Selma GRUNEBAUM nee ABRAHAM was married to Josef GRUNEBAUM born
21 Oct 1902, their son Gunther GRUNEBAUM born 19 Oct 1928 was living in
Plainfield, USA in 1962.

Hans J. GRUNEBAUM born 22 Dec 1912, living in Jackson Heights, NY in 1959
was the son of Paula GRUNEBAUM nee WOLFERS. Hope this will help.

Andre Convers - Louveciennes - France andreconvers@...

Linda Silverman Shefler, Hod Hasharon linda.shefler@... wrote:
My first question is, is anyone aware of, or familiar with this family?
My second question is, what records are available for Heidelberg
(possibly >from the late 19th century and into the 20th century) that
will help us piece together this GRUNEBAUM family?


German SIG #Germany Re: GRUNEBAUM Family from Heidelberg #germany

André Convers
 

Linda,
Two books can help you. The new book on Jews of Heidelberg
Erinnern, Bewahren, Gedenken - Die Judischen Einwohner Heidelbergs
und ihre Angehorigen 1933-1945 >from Norbert Giovannini, Claudia Rink and
Frank Moraw - ISBN 978-3-88423-353-5 and of an other book >from Arno Weckbecker
Die Juden-Verfolgung in Heidelberg 1933-1945 - ISBN 3-8114-5185-5 where
your relatives are listed.

I do not speak or read German but with help of dictionary I understand that
Selma GRUNEBAUM nee ABRAHAM was married to Josef GRUNEBAUM born
21 Oct 1902, their son Gunther GRUNEBAUM born 19 Oct 1928 was living in
Plainfield, USA in 1962.

Hans J. GRUNEBAUM born 22 Dec 1912, living in Jackson Heights, NY in 1959
was the son of Paula GRUNEBAUM nee WOLFERS. Hope this will help.

Andre Convers - Louveciennes - France andreconvers@...

Linda Silverman Shefler, Hod Hasharon linda.shefler@... wrote:
My first question is, is anyone aware of, or familiar with this family?
My second question is, what records are available for Heidelberg
(possibly >from the late 19th century and into the 20th century) that
will help us piece together this GRUNEBAUM family?


Rabbiner Dr. Wilhelm Weinberg - memoirs / biography in new blog #germany

Norbert Weinberg <norofra@...>
 

Members of the German Jewish SIG may be interested in this research blog of
my parents account, since much of it touches on events affecting Jews in
Berlin before the Shoah and in Frankfurt, especially, afterwards.

My father, Rabbiner Dr. Wilhelm Weinberg , was the first Landesrabinner of
Hesse( Germany) after World War II,( I myself was born in Frankfurt) and I
am in the process of recording my family history on line. I have at present
covered his early years, his education in Vienna, Rabbinical school in
Berlin. I will then be covering his escape to the Soviet Union and my
mother's survival as an Aryan in Lwow and Warsaw.

I will then begin to work on the documents that I have >from his period of
service to DP's in Hallein(Austria) and then in Frankfurt.
It is in the form of a blog at present, as I add each new chapter. My latest
is on the last lecture Einstein gave in Berlin for a Jewish charity which my
father organized.

Karmi Sheli-My Vineyard
The Courage of the Spirit: The story of Europe's Jewry in the 20 th Century
from family accounts and documents
http://karmisheli.blogspot.com

Rabbi Dr. Norbert Weinberg Encino, CA 91316 Karmi Sheli-My Vineyard

Reasearching Family Records of WEINBERG( Dolyna/Ukraine, Vienna/Austria,Frankfurt
AM, Germany)


German SIG #Germany Rabbiner Dr. Wilhelm Weinberg - memoirs / biography in new blog #germany

Norbert Weinberg <norofra@...>
 

Members of the German Jewish SIG may be interested in this research blog of
my parents account, since much of it touches on events affecting Jews in
Berlin before the Shoah and in Frankfurt, especially, afterwards.

My father, Rabbiner Dr. Wilhelm Weinberg , was the first Landesrabinner of
Hesse( Germany) after World War II,( I myself was born in Frankfurt) and I
am in the process of recording my family history on line. I have at present
covered his early years, his education in Vienna, Rabbinical school in
Berlin. I will then be covering his escape to the Soviet Union and my
mother's survival as an Aryan in Lwow and Warsaw.

I will then begin to work on the documents that I have >from his period of
service to DP's in Hallein(Austria) and then in Frankfurt.
It is in the form of a blog at present, as I add each new chapter. My latest
is on the last lecture Einstein gave in Berlin for a Jewish charity which my
father organized.

Karmi Sheli-My Vineyard
The Courage of the Spirit: The story of Europe's Jewry in the 20 th Century
from family accounts and documents
http://karmisheli.blogspot.com

Rabbi Dr. Norbert Weinberg Encino, CA 91316 Karmi Sheli-My Vineyard

Reasearching Family Records of WEINBERG( Dolyna/Ukraine, Vienna/Austria,Frankfurt
AM, Germany)


Researching Ettlinger Family #germany

Werner Frank <wlfrank@...>
 

I am seeking help in tying together several branches of the ETTLINGER family
that emanated >from Ettlingen near Karlsruhe. I have recorded various branches
of the family in Karlsruhe, Bretten and Eppingen and track back to a
progenitor in Ettlingen. Here is what I have:

For Bretten: Herzle Isaac of Ettlingen, born 1689 in Ettlingen and
settled in Bretten where he died before 1765. His father was Isaac of Ettlingen.

For Karlsruhe: Moses Abraham ETTLINGER, born around 1700 in Ettlingen
and died in Karlsruhe in 1762. His father was Abraham of Ettlingen.
Is it likely that Isaac and Abraham were brothers? Is there more information
about this family in Ettlingen itself?

For Eppingen: Seligmann ETTLINGER born around 1769 in Karlsruhe, died
1845 in Eppingen. His father was Isaak who lived in Karlsruhe. How does
this Seligmann tie into the descendants of Moses Abraham ETTLINGER?

While I am at it:

(1) Is Shlomo (Fritz) ETTLINGER of Ele Toldot related to this family?
(2) Is Rabbi Jakob ETTLINGER, son of Rabbi Aaron ETTLINGER, related to this
family?

I would appreciate knowing of sources for further investigation.

Werner L. Frank, Calabasas, CA USA wlfrank@...


German SIG #Germany Researching Ettlinger Family #germany

Werner Frank <wlfrank@...>
 

I am seeking help in tying together several branches of the ETTLINGER family
that emanated >from Ettlingen near Karlsruhe. I have recorded various branches
of the family in Karlsruhe, Bretten and Eppingen and track back to a
progenitor in Ettlingen. Here is what I have:

For Bretten: Herzle Isaac of Ettlingen, born 1689 in Ettlingen and
settled in Bretten where he died before 1765. His father was Isaac of Ettlingen.

For Karlsruhe: Moses Abraham ETTLINGER, born around 1700 in Ettlingen
and died in Karlsruhe in 1762. His father was Abraham of Ettlingen.
Is it likely that Isaac and Abraham were brothers? Is there more information
about this family in Ettlingen itself?

For Eppingen: Seligmann ETTLINGER born around 1769 in Karlsruhe, died
1845 in Eppingen. His father was Isaak who lived in Karlsruhe. How does
this Seligmann tie into the descendants of Moses Abraham ETTLINGER?

While I am at it:

(1) Is Shlomo (Fritz) ETTLINGER of Ele Toldot related to this family?
(2) Is Rabbi Jakob ETTLINGER, son of Rabbi Aaron ETTLINGER, related to this
family?

I would appreciate knowing of sources for further investigation.

Werner L. Frank, Calabasas, CA USA wlfrank@...


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Greetings #ukraine

Leah
 

Dear Ukraine.org

I am thinking of coming to Odessa and then Akkerman to find out more
information about my grandmother's maternal and paternal side. Their
names were Milman and Speigelman. What arrangments could I make in
advance of coming. I think about 4 members of my family may be
interested in the trip to seek more information. Please advise me as to
what to do first? Are there any people or a person who might be
interested in being a guide?

Regards,

Leah Esther Gofsky Levitt

MODERATOR'S NOTE: You may wish to check the JewishGen Infofile regarding guides.
Please respond privately.


Greetings #ukraine

Leah
 

Dear Ukraine.org

I am thinking of coming to Odessa and then Akkerman to find out more
information about my grandmother's maternal and paternal side. Their
names were Milman and Speigelman. What arrangments could I make in
advance of coming. I think about 4 members of my family may be
interested in the trip to seek more information. Please advise me as to
what to do first? Are there any people or a person who might be
interested in being a guide?

Regards,

Leah Esther Gofsky Levitt

MODERATOR'S NOTE: You may wish to check the JewishGen Infofile regarding guides.
Please respond privately.


Surname RABBENO #general

Michael Waas
 

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone knew the origin of the surname RABBENO? I
know that it refers to "Our teacher" but I am curious to know more
about this family. I am familiar with Nardo Bonomi's website on the
Italian Jews and the surname seems to only come up in the Tuscany
area. The reason I ask is I am absolutely dumbfounded as to why my
mother's family REBI, who are confirmed as being citizens of Tuscany
(under the Tuscan protection in the Ottoman Empire), don't have a
surname that shows up at all in the communal archives. I know that to
receive this protection, one had to live in Livorno/Tuscany post 1591
for a period of time. For a community with extensive records dating
back to just after, I find it incredulous that there wouldn't be at
least some mention of the family. For the record REBI means "My
Teacher", hence why I think there may be a connection.

Best,

Michael Waas
Sarasota, FL


Re: What does "no obstacle between them" mean? #general

Jerry Schneider <jerry.schneider@...>
 

Miriam wrote:
I have a couple of mid-19th century marriage records >from Poland for
my ancestors which I've had translated, and the last sentences say
something like, "The spouses declared that the marriage was
successful and there was no obstacle between them," or, "No
obstruction to the marriage occurred." Does anyone know what this
means?...
It simply means that there have been no objections or legal reasons
why the marriage should not take place.

In the U.S., there usually is a phrase in the marriage ceremony where
the officiant asks the congregation

"If anyone can show just cause why this couple cannot be
legally joined in marriage, let them speak now or forever hold their peace."

This line actually refers to "legal reasons" rather than personal
objections...like the bride or groom is already married, is under
age, or, if a minor, does not have his or her parents' consent for
the marriage.

Jerry Schneider
Burke, VA USA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: What does "no obstacle between them" mean? #general

Jerry Schneider <jerry.schneider@...>
 

Miriam wrote:
I have a couple of mid-19th century marriage records >from Poland for
my ancestors which I've had translated, and the last sentences say
something like, "The spouses declared that the marriage was
successful and there was no obstacle between them," or, "No
obstruction to the marriage occurred." Does anyone know what this
means?...
It simply means that there have been no objections or legal reasons
why the marriage should not take place.

In the U.S., there usually is a phrase in the marriage ceremony where
the officiant asks the congregation

"If anyone can show just cause why this couple cannot be
legally joined in marriage, let them speak now or forever hold their peace."

This line actually refers to "legal reasons" rather than personal
objections...like the bride or groom is already married, is under
age, or, if a minor, does not have his or her parents' consent for
the marriage.

Jerry Schneider
Burke, VA USA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Surname RABBENO #general

Michael Waas
 

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone knew the origin of the surname RABBENO? I
know that it refers to "Our teacher" but I am curious to know more
about this family. I am familiar with Nardo Bonomi's website on the
Italian Jews and the surname seems to only come up in the Tuscany
area. The reason I ask is I am absolutely dumbfounded as to why my
mother's family REBI, who are confirmed as being citizens of Tuscany
(under the Tuscan protection in the Ottoman Empire), don't have a
surname that shows up at all in the communal archives. I know that to
receive this protection, one had to live in Livorno/Tuscany post 1591
for a period of time. For a community with extensive records dating
back to just after, I find it incredulous that there wouldn't be at
least some mention of the family. For the record REBI means "My
Teacher", hence why I think there may be a connection.

Best,

Michael Waas
Sarasota, FL


Seeking Cedar Park / Beth El Cemetery Photos (Paramus NJ) #general

Thomas Lerman
 

I just found the grave sites of two couples of my relatives in Cedar Park/Beth El
Cemetery located in Paramus NJ and am seeking assistance for images of the
headstones. The family names are REITMAN & STEINHORN. I have the exact locations.
If you are able to help, please contact me privately (unless of general interest
to the group) and I will get you more information. I live too far away to visit.

Thomas Lerman
Western USA


Ustrzyki Dolne's page in Polish 1929 Business Directory #general

lehrer
 

Hello all,

I found recently on the WWW about Ustrzyki Dolne's page in Polish 1929
Business Directory.
Mr. David Thaler >from Buenos Aires indexed these pages in excel format.
(the originals are here: http://data.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/1929/loadtop.htm?0802)
I recently asked his if he could send me a copy but due to a computer
crash, he lost the file.

Both he and I are interested to find out if someone saved a copy and
could send it via me.

Thank you in advance,

Gershon Lehrer
gershon.lehrer@...
Antwerp, Belgium

Searching: DORF, ETSIONI, FISZLOWICZ, GERSTNER, GOLDSTEEN, HART,KALLECH,
LEHRER, PA(C)KTER, PAKTOR, S(Y)(I)LBERBERG, SAIL, SANDERS, SCENIZER,SCHEEN,
SJENITZER,SCH(O)NITZER, STORK, TIMBERG, VAN STRATEN


A success story #general

Marcella S
 

I would like to share my good fortune with the list
I have found my husband's father's family for whom I have been searching for
many years:They are the descendants of a sister left behind in Vilnius
Lithunania - her three brothers emigrated to South Africa in 1912
My discovery of the only child of the sister (alive and well and now living
in Israel) came through an unusual source which I urge all researchers to try
for missing family members - Yad Vashem can find living people
It turns out that the sister and her infant child were protected during the war
by a non-Jewish husband and wife (both mother and child survived) - the
righteous couple were honored by Yad Vashem in 2006:

I discovered a Lithuanian language pdf in a routine google search (kindly
translated by google also)In the pdf I found the last name of the family
I emailed the Yad Vashem address in the document and they forwarded my email
to the family The family contacted me - how strange and exciting it was to
see the name for which I have been searching for so many years suddenly pop
up in my inbox ...a real live sender ..no longer just the subject line

Marcella Shames


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Seeking Cedar Park / Beth El Cemetery Photos (Paramus NJ) #general

Thomas Lerman
 

I just found the grave sites of two couples of my relatives in Cedar Park/Beth El
Cemetery located in Paramus NJ and am seeking assistance for images of the
headstones. The family names are REITMAN & STEINHORN. I have the exact locations.
If you are able to help, please contact me privately (unless of general interest
to the group) and I will get you more information. I live too far away to visit.

Thomas Lerman
Western USA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Ustrzyki Dolne's page in Polish 1929 Business Directory #general

lehrer
 

Hello all,

I found recently on the WWW about Ustrzyki Dolne's page in Polish 1929
Business Directory.
Mr. David Thaler >from Buenos Aires indexed these pages in excel format.
(the originals are here: http://data.jewishgen.org/jri-pl/1929/loadtop.htm?0802)
I recently asked his if he could send me a copy but due to a computer
crash, he lost the file.

Both he and I are interested to find out if someone saved a copy and
could send it via me.

Thank you in advance,

Gershon Lehrer
gershon.lehrer@...
Antwerp, Belgium

Searching: DORF, ETSIONI, FISZLOWICZ, GERSTNER, GOLDSTEEN, HART,KALLECH,
LEHRER, PA(C)KTER, PAKTOR, S(Y)(I)LBERBERG, SAIL, SANDERS, SCENIZER,SCHEEN,
SJENITZER,SCH(O)NITZER, STORK, TIMBERG, VAN STRATEN


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen A success story #general

Marcella S
 

I would like to share my good fortune with the list
I have found my husband's father's family for whom I have been searching for
many years:They are the descendants of a sister left behind in Vilnius
Lithunania - her three brothers emigrated to South Africa in 1912
My discovery of the only child of the sister (alive and well and now living
in Israel) came through an unusual source which I urge all researchers to try
for missing family members - Yad Vashem can find living people
It turns out that the sister and her infant child were protected during the war
by a non-Jewish husband and wife (both mother and child survived) - the
righteous couple were honored by Yad Vashem in 2006:

I discovered a Lithuanian language pdf in a routine google search (kindly
translated by google also)In the pdf I found the last name of the family
I emailed the Yad Vashem address in the document and they forwarded my email
to the family The family contacted me - how strange and exciting it was to
see the name for which I have been searching for so many years suddenly pop
up in my inbox ...a real live sender ..no longer just the subject line

Marcella Shames

196241 - 196260 of 673462