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Global Gatherings for Galician Genealogists: Spring 2014 #poland

Pamela Weisberger
 

Global Galician Gatherings in 2014:

Gesher Galicia will be offering presentations in a variety of
international locales including Australia, Israel and New York over
the next three months and we look forward to meeting many researchers
in person at these events!

I will be traveling coast-to-coast through Oz >from March 21- 31,
sponsored by the Australian Genealogical Society and its various local
branches and historical societies in Sydney, Canberra, Perth and
Melbourne. Gesher Galicia board member, Marla Raucher Osborn, will be
speaking three times in Israel and board member, John Diener, will
join me in Manhattan in April for our annual spring regional meeting
at the Center for Jewish History. Full program descriptions can be
found on our home page: http://www.geshergalicia.org in the "Upcoming
Program" section, by clicking the titles, but here are some highlights
in date order:

Sunday, March 23 - Sydney

9:30AM - 5:00PM: "Galicia Galore and More" - A full day seminar
sponsored by the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society, Sydney with
Pamela Weisberger. Two presentations: "Cartography for Genealogists:
Maps for Family History Research," and "Exploring the Gesher Galicia
Website," plus one-on-one consultations and "Ask the Experts" and a
"Walk Through the Websites (of JewishGen)" sessions. Kosher lunch and
morning/afternoon teas are included in the registration fee. See:
www.ajgs.org.au , email; genealogy@.... Location: North Shore
Synagogue, Treatts Road, Lindfield. Sydney. PDF Registration Form
here: http://www.ajgs.org.au/RegistrationFormSeminar2014.pdf. (Members
$50, Family of two, $75, Non-Members $85 includes AJGS membership)

Monday, March 24 - Canberra

7:45PM: "Austria, Poland, Ukraine: 3 Countries, 5 Archives, 12
Wonderful Days of Discovery" - with Pamela Weisberger. Jointly
sponsored by the Australian Jewish Historical Society ACT and the
Australian Jewish Genealogical Society at the National Jewish Memorial
Center, Forrest, Canberra. There will be a reception to mark the 30th
anniversary of the ACT. More info: Sylvia Deutsch
deutand@...

Thursday, March 27 - Perth

7:30PM: "Snakes & Ladders: Innovative & International Approaches to
Genealogy" with Pamela Weisberger. Noranda Chabad Synagogue, 11 Garson
Court, Noranda (near Perth,) Western Australia, sponsored by the
Jewish Historical & Genealogical Society of Western Australia. Members
$3,00, non-members $6.00, including kosher supper. More info contact:
jhgs@...

Monday, March 31 - Melbourne

7:30PM - 9:30PM: "Exploring the Archives: Unique & Unusual Resources
in Galician and Polish Research" with Pamela Weisberger - Beth
Weizmann Jewish Community Centre, 306 Hawthorn Road, South Caulfield,
3162, sponsored by the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society
Victoria. Members $5.00, non-members $10.00. More info:
Admin@...

Sunday, April 6 - Jerusalem

Jerusalem at 6:30PM: "Rohatyn: A Typical Galician Town in Western
Ukraine - Challenges and Issues in Preserving Jewish Memory" - Marla
Raucher Osborn - AACI Jerusalem, 37 Pierre Koenig, 4th floor,
Jerusalem, sponsored by the Israel Genealogical Research Association
(IGRA.) Info at: http://genealogy.org.il/

Sunday, May 18 - New York City

11:00AM in New York City: Gesher Galicia will return to Manhattan's
Center for Jewish History at 15 W. 16th St. for our annual spring SIG
meeting plus: "Austria, Poland, Ukraine: 3 Countries, 5 Archives, 12
Wonderful Days of Discovery." John Diener & Pamela Weisberger will
discuss our April 2013 to Austria, Poland, and Ukraine to attend the
opening of the building housing the Museum of the History of Polish
Jews in Warsaw, resaerching archives in Vienna, Warsaw, Przemysl, Lviv
and Ternopil and traveling to our Ukrainian shtetls with Alex and
Natalie Dunai.

Wednesday, May 21 - Tel Aviv

7:00PM: "Historic Cadastral Maps as a Resource for Genealogists:
Rohatyn 1846 Map as Example" - Marla Raucher Osborn - Bet Ariela
Public Library, 25 Shaul Hamelech Blvd., Tel Aviv, Israel 61332,
sponsored by the Israel Genealogical Association. Info:
http://www.isragen.org.il/

Tuesday, May 27 - Ra'anana

with Marla Raucher Osborn speaking - topic and time TBA.

Some of the Australian programs require advance registration, so
please contact the appropriate society for further information. For
full program descriptions and photos, check out our website program
pages.

If you are interested in bringing a Galician-themed presentation to
your shtetl, village, town or province...let us know!

Pamela Weisberger
President & Research Coordinator
Gesher Galicia
pweisberger@...
http://www.geshergalicia.org


JRI Poland #Poland Global Gatherings for Galician Genealogists: Spring 2014 #poland

Pamela Weisberger
 

Global Galician Gatherings in 2014:

Gesher Galicia will be offering presentations in a variety of
international locales including Australia, Israel and New York over
the next three months and we look forward to meeting many researchers
in person at these events!

I will be traveling coast-to-coast through Oz >from March 21- 31,
sponsored by the Australian Genealogical Society and its various local
branches and historical societies in Sydney, Canberra, Perth and
Melbourne. Gesher Galicia board member, Marla Raucher Osborn, will be
speaking three times in Israel and board member, John Diener, will
join me in Manhattan in April for our annual spring regional meeting
at the Center for Jewish History. Full program descriptions can be
found on our home page: http://www.geshergalicia.org in the "Upcoming
Program" section, by clicking the titles, but here are some highlights
in date order:

Sunday, March 23 - Sydney

9:30AM - 5:00PM: "Galicia Galore and More" - A full day seminar
sponsored by the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society, Sydney with
Pamela Weisberger. Two presentations: "Cartography for Genealogists:
Maps for Family History Research," and "Exploring the Gesher Galicia
Website," plus one-on-one consultations and "Ask the Experts" and a
"Walk Through the Websites (of JewishGen)" sessions. Kosher lunch and
morning/afternoon teas are included in the registration fee. See:
www.ajgs.org.au , email; genealogy@.... Location: North Shore
Synagogue, Treatts Road, Lindfield. Sydney. PDF Registration Form
here: http://www.ajgs.org.au/RegistrationFormSeminar2014.pdf. (Members
$50, Family of two, $75, Non-Members $85 includes AJGS membership)

Monday, March 24 - Canberra

7:45PM: "Austria, Poland, Ukraine: 3 Countries, 5 Archives, 12
Wonderful Days of Discovery" - with Pamela Weisberger. Jointly
sponsored by the Australian Jewish Historical Society ACT and the
Australian Jewish Genealogical Society at the National Jewish Memorial
Center, Forrest, Canberra. There will be a reception to mark the 30th
anniversary of the ACT. More info: Sylvia Deutsch
deutand@...

Thursday, March 27 - Perth

7:30PM: "Snakes & Ladders: Innovative & International Approaches to
Genealogy" with Pamela Weisberger. Noranda Chabad Synagogue, 11 Garson
Court, Noranda (near Perth,) Western Australia, sponsored by the
Jewish Historical & Genealogical Society of Western Australia. Members
$3,00, non-members $6.00, including kosher supper. More info contact:
jhgs@...

Monday, March 31 - Melbourne

7:30PM - 9:30PM: "Exploring the Archives: Unique & Unusual Resources
in Galician and Polish Research" with Pamela Weisberger - Beth
Weizmann Jewish Community Centre, 306 Hawthorn Road, South Caulfield,
3162, sponsored by the Australian Jewish Genealogical Society
Victoria. Members $5.00, non-members $10.00. More info:
Admin@...

Sunday, April 6 - Jerusalem

Jerusalem at 6:30PM: "Rohatyn: A Typical Galician Town in Western
Ukraine - Challenges and Issues in Preserving Jewish Memory" - Marla
Raucher Osborn - AACI Jerusalem, 37 Pierre Koenig, 4th floor,
Jerusalem, sponsored by the Israel Genealogical Research Association
(IGRA.) Info at: http://genealogy.org.il/

Sunday, May 18 - New York City

11:00AM in New York City: Gesher Galicia will return to Manhattan's
Center for Jewish History at 15 W. 16th St. for our annual spring SIG
meeting plus: "Austria, Poland, Ukraine: 3 Countries, 5 Archives, 12
Wonderful Days of Discovery." John Diener & Pamela Weisberger will
discuss our April 2013 to Austria, Poland, and Ukraine to attend the
opening of the building housing the Museum of the History of Polish
Jews in Warsaw, resaerching archives in Vienna, Warsaw, Przemysl, Lviv
and Ternopil and traveling to our Ukrainian shtetls with Alex and
Natalie Dunai.

Wednesday, May 21 - Tel Aviv

7:00PM: "Historic Cadastral Maps as a Resource for Genealogists:
Rohatyn 1846 Map as Example" - Marla Raucher Osborn - Bet Ariela
Public Library, 25 Shaul Hamelech Blvd., Tel Aviv, Israel 61332,
sponsored by the Israel Genealogical Association. Info:
http://www.isragen.org.il/

Tuesday, May 27 - Ra'anana

with Marla Raucher Osborn speaking - topic and time TBA.

Some of the Australian programs require advance registration, so
please contact the appropriate society for further information. For
full program descriptions and photos, check out our website program
pages.

If you are interested in bringing a Galician-themed presentation to
your shtetl, village, town or province...let us know!

Pamela Weisberger
President & Research Coordinator
Gesher Galicia
pweisberger@...
http://www.geshergalicia.org


Heimatgeschichte der badischen Juden- An English Version? #germany

Peter Dreifuss
 

Dear Jewish Genners,

Among other achievements, Berthold Rosenthal published his
book 'Heimatgeschichte der badischen Juden' in 1927 which
became an important historical source of information on the
Jews of Baden. Much of the information would have been lost
had it not been for his writings and archival information
which are available at the Leo Baeck Institute.

My question: (1) Is there an English version of this book or
(2) another equivalent book, either of which deal with a
comprehensive history of the Jews of Baden >from the first Jews
on the Rhine 300 AD until the early 20th Century. Thanks in Advance.

Peter A.Dreifuss, Burtonsville, MD padreifuss@...


German SIG #Germany Heimatgeschichte der badischen Juden- An English Version? #germany

Peter Dreifuss
 

Dear Jewish Genners,

Among other achievements, Berthold Rosenthal published his
book 'Heimatgeschichte der badischen Juden' in 1927 which
became an important historical source of information on the
Jews of Baden. Much of the information would have been lost
had it not been for his writings and archival information
which are available at the Leo Baeck Institute.

My question: (1) Is there an English version of this book or
(2) another equivalent book, either of which deal with a
comprehensive history of the Jews of Baden >from the first Jews
on the Rhine 300 AD until the early 20th Century. Thanks in Advance.

Peter A.Dreifuss, Burtonsville, MD padreifuss@...


Valuable background material for WWI family stories #lithuania

water wind & stars <shiralunacy@...>
 

You may find the two articles noted below helpful for background for
family stories connected with World War I. They are based directly on
documents dating >from 1915 and supply eyewitness accounts of events in
specific towns (which I've listed) as well as the names of the
witnesses. I should mention that the material is very disturbing.
Before reading it I had never realized the scope of the brutality
or the viciousness of the lies spread by the Russian government to
justify their treatment of the Jews. The material reads like a prologue
to the Shoah, and in many ways it was.

Both pieces are available on the LitvakSIG online-journal. Anatoli
Chayesh found these accounts buried in Russian archives. Many of you
may be familiar with this very fine researcher >from reading his
contributions to Avotaynu. Here is Mr. Chayesh's short bio copied
from on-line:
Anatoli Chayesh is an engineer. Since 1991, he has been a scientific
researcher at the St. Petersburg Jewish University, where his area of
interest is searching for materials and documents on the Jews of
Imperial Russia in the libraries and archives in St. Petersburg. As
the son of Lithuanian Jews, Chayesh also has a special interest in the
history of the Jews of Lithuania. He has been engaged in genealogy
since 1978.

ON THE FRONT LINE IN LITHUANIA, 1915
http://www.litvaksig.org/litvaksig-online-journal/on-the-front-line-in-
lithuania-1915?task=article

On the Front Line in Lithuania in 1915: Narratives of Jewish
Eyewitnesses draws upon documents the author unearthed in the
Russian State Historical Archive. However, as Mr. Chayesh points out,
the document title "Petition >from Jewish population about protection
from pogroms" is not accurate as this Act does not actually contain a
petition but rather the recorded narratives of Jewish eyewitnesses to
events described that took place in 1915.
Krekenava
Panevezys
Radvili
A1kis
Seiminiskiai
Troskunai
Viesintos
Vyzuonos

THE EXPULSION OF THE JEWS >from LITHUANIA IN THE SPRING OF 1915
http://www.litvaksig.org/index.php/litvaksig-online-journal/
the-expulsion-of-the-jews-from-lithuania-in-the-spring-of-1915

A description of political events preceding and accompanying the
expulsion of Jews >from the western part of Kovno Gubernia,
based on the periodical press of 1914-1915, the stenographic
minutes of the State Duma, and publications primarily >from the
interwar period. The motives for the eviction are given, as are
the cover stories; the conditions of the expulsion itself are
illustrated by excerpts of reminiscences of older residents of
Zeimelis. Additional towns mentioned:
Joniskis
Kaunas
Kedainiai
Kuziai
Panevezys
Pasvalys
Siauliai
Smorgon [now in Belarus]
Vilnius

Submitted by Sonia Kovitz


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Valuable background material for WWI family stories #lithuania

water wind & stars <shiralunacy@...>
 

You may find the two articles noted below helpful for background for
family stories connected with World War I. They are based directly on
documents dating >from 1915 and supply eyewitness accounts of events in
specific towns (which I've listed) as well as the names of the
witnesses. I should mention that the material is very disturbing.
Before reading it I had never realized the scope of the brutality
or the viciousness of the lies spread by the Russian government to
justify their treatment of the Jews. The material reads like a prologue
to the Shoah, and in many ways it was.

Both pieces are available on the LitvakSIG online-journal. Anatoli
Chayesh found these accounts buried in Russian archives. Many of you
may be familiar with this very fine researcher >from reading his
contributions to Avotaynu. Here is Mr. Chayesh's short bio copied
from on-line:
Anatoli Chayesh is an engineer. Since 1991, he has been a scientific
researcher at the St. Petersburg Jewish University, where his area of
interest is searching for materials and documents on the Jews of
Imperial Russia in the libraries and archives in St. Petersburg. As
the son of Lithuanian Jews, Chayesh also has a special interest in the
history of the Jews of Lithuania. He has been engaged in genealogy
since 1978.

ON THE FRONT LINE IN LITHUANIA, 1915
http://www.litvaksig.org/litvaksig-online-journal/on-the-front-line-in-
lithuania-1915?task=article

On the Front Line in Lithuania in 1915: Narratives of Jewish
Eyewitnesses draws upon documents the author unearthed in the
Russian State Historical Archive. However, as Mr. Chayesh points out,
the document title "Petition >from Jewish population about protection
from pogroms" is not accurate as this Act does not actually contain a
petition but rather the recorded narratives of Jewish eyewitnesses to
events described that took place in 1915.
Krekenava
Panevezys
Radvili
A1kis
Seiminiskiai
Troskunai
Viesintos
Vyzuonos

THE EXPULSION OF THE JEWS >from LITHUANIA IN THE SPRING OF 1915
http://www.litvaksig.org/index.php/litvaksig-online-journal/
the-expulsion-of-the-jews-from-lithuania-in-the-spring-of-1915

A description of political events preceding and accompanying the
expulsion of Jews >from the western part of Kovno Gubernia,
based on the periodical press of 1914-1915, the stenographic
minutes of the State Duma, and publications primarily >from the
interwar period. The motives for the eviction are given, as are
the cover stories; the conditions of the expulsion itself are
illustrated by excerpts of reminiscences of older residents of
Zeimelis. Additional towns mentioned:
Joniskis
Kaunas
Kedainiai
Kuziai
Panevezys
Pasvalys
Siauliai
Smorgon [now in Belarus]
Vilnius

Submitted by Sonia Kovitz


Re: Viewmate Translation Russian Death reg #general

bernerfolk
 

A kind researcher has advised that my ViewMate post #32616 is not
the record I'd hoped. Please disregard my request for translation.

Thank you,
Sherri Venditti


JRI Poland #Poland re: Viewmate Translation Russian Death reg #poland

bernerfolk
 

A kind researcher has advised that my ViewMate post #32616 is not
the record I'd hoped. Please disregard my request for translation.

Thank you,
Sherri Venditti


ViewMate translation request - Polish: MANELA #poland

Ofer Manela
 

Dear All,

I've posted a vital record in Polish for which I need a loose translation.
It is on ViewMate at the following address:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32593

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Many thanks,
Ofer Manela
Petach-Tikva


Researching:
MANELA, KWART, GOLDRAT Everywhere
LANDAU / LANDA Szczekociny, Wolbrom, Piotrkow Trybunalski, Rozprza,
New-York City
ROZENBERG, RATHAJZER, PANSKI Szczekociny,
TRAJMAN / FRAJMAN Szczekociny
LINDNER/LONDNER Szczekociny, Zarnowiec, Koniecpol
LEWI Koniecpol
KLIN / KLEIN, TIMBERG Chrzanow, Krakow
KALISH, KON, KUTAS, ROZENKRANC, NAJMAN, MOYSZES, LTMAN/LISMAN, FRIDEL,
LITWIN, Lodz, Strykow, Brzeziny, Zgierz
ALTMAN, LANDSMAN/LANCMAN, DAJCMAN, BESSER, RYBSZTAJN, PELTZMAN,
ZOMBEK/ZANBEK/ZABEK, KLUBOCKI, ROZENCWAJG, GLIKMAN/GLIKSMAN/GLIXMAN
Czestochowa, Przyrow, Klobuck
JOSKOWICZ, LEWY, ZYLBESZAC, BELCHATOWSKI, GOLDBARDT Belchatow, Lask, Rozprza
GOLOVENCIC/GOLOVENTZIC Everywhere
BODENSHTEIN, GROSS New-York, Gorlice, Ropa
AGASSI Bagdad, Jerusalem
ORENSHTEIN, PRASZKER Opatow
YERUSHALIMSKI Poland, Jerusalem


JRI Poland #Poland Fwd: ViewMate translation request - Polish: MANELA #poland

Ofer Manela
 

Dear All,

I've posted a vital record in Polish for which I need a loose translation.
It is on ViewMate at the following address:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32593

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Many thanks,
Ofer Manela
Petach-Tikva


Researching:
MANELA, KWART, GOLDRAT Everywhere
LANDAU / LANDA Szczekociny, Wolbrom, Piotrkow Trybunalski, Rozprza,
New-York City
ROZENBERG, RATHAJZER, PANSKI Szczekociny,
TRAJMAN / FRAJMAN Szczekociny
LINDNER/LONDNER Szczekociny, Zarnowiec, Koniecpol
LEWI Koniecpol
KLIN / KLEIN, TIMBERG Chrzanow, Krakow
KALISH, KON, KUTAS, ROZENKRANC, NAJMAN, MOYSZES, LTMAN/LISMAN, FRIDEL,
LITWIN, Lodz, Strykow, Brzeziny, Zgierz
ALTMAN, LANDSMAN/LANCMAN, DAJCMAN, BESSER, RYBSZTAJN, PELTZMAN,
ZOMBEK/ZANBEK/ZABEK, KLUBOCKI, ROZENCWAJG, GLIKMAN/GLIKSMAN/GLIXMAN
Czestochowa, Przyrow, Klobuck
JOSKOWICZ, LEWY, ZYLBESZAC, BELCHATOWSKI, GOLDBARDT Belchatow, Lask, Rozprza
GOLOVENCIC/GOLOVENTZIC Everywhere
BODENSHTEIN, GROSS New-York, Gorlice, Ropa
AGASSI Bagdad, Jerusalem
ORENSHTEIN, PRASZKER Opatow
YERUSHALIMSKI Poland, Jerusalem


Martha Lev Zion Z"L #poland

ehfurman@...
 

Martha Lev Zion 1940-2014
We are gathering at the cemetery in Omer on Thursday, March 13 at 15:30
for the Shloshim.

The Israel Genealogical Society, the founders of the Society, members in
the past and present,colleague and friends remember and grieve at the
Shloshim of Martha Lev Zion z"l.

Martha was amongst the group that broadened the activities of the Israel
Genealogical Society since she became a member in 1995.
In 1997 with the development of additional branches Martha founded the
Negev branch in Beer Sheva then at the Magen Avraham synagogue in Omer
and chaired the branch till 2011.

Martha LevZion was a historian teaching at Ben Gurion University and
used her professional knowledge in her activities both in the Israel
Genealogical Society and in the world genealogical community. She was
an active participant in the planning committee of the 24th
International Genealogy Conference held in Jerusalem in 2004. She
chaired the Courland SIG as part of the Latvia SIG and was a member
of the IAJGS. Martha was always ready and devoted to answer the
requests on those researching their roots when ever she could help.

All above was on one scale, and on the other scale Martha met Tamar as a
baby with Down's Syndrome. Martha adopted Tamar to her heart and raised
her to lead a healthy life. She taught Tamar how to deal with the real
world and understand her special position in life. Tamar learned to be
independent and lead a normal life. She was there for her mother in her
declining health.

Martha kept her health problems to herself over the years. In the past
two years she fought to keep on living with courage and dignity.

Martha Lev Zion z"l will remain in the hearts of all who knew her.
May her memory be blessed.
On behalf of the IGS Founding of IGS - Shmuel Shamir, advocate
Chana Furman, Kiryat Gat Israel
Israel Genealogical Society.


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland Martha Lev Zion Z"L #poland

ehfurman@...
 

Martha Lev Zion 1940-2014
We are gathering at the cemetery in Omer on Thursday, March 13 at 15:30
for the Shloshim.

The Israel Genealogical Society, the founders of the Society, members in
the past and present,colleague and friends remember and grieve at the
Shloshim of Martha Lev Zion z"l.

Martha was amongst the group that broadened the activities of the Israel
Genealogical Society since she became a member in 1995.
In 1997 with the development of additional branches Martha founded the
Negev branch in Beer Sheva then at the Magen Avraham synagogue in Omer
and chaired the branch till 2011.

Martha LevZion was a historian teaching at Ben Gurion University and
used her professional knowledge in her activities both in the Israel
Genealogical Society and in the world genealogical community. She was
an active participant in the planning committee of the 24th
International Genealogy Conference held in Jerusalem in 2004. She
chaired the Courland SIG as part of the Latvia SIG and was a member
of the IAJGS. Martha was always ready and devoted to answer the
requests on those researching their roots when ever she could help.

All above was on one scale, and on the other scale Martha met Tamar as a
baby with Down's Syndrome. Martha adopted Tamar to her heart and raised
her to lead a healthy life. She taught Tamar how to deal with the real
world and understand her special position in life. Tamar learned to be
independent and lead a normal life. She was there for her mother in her
declining health.

Martha kept her health problems to herself over the years. In the past
two years she fought to keep on living with courage and dignity.

Martha Lev Zion z"l will remain in the hearts of all who knew her.
May her memory be blessed.
On behalf of the IGS Founding of IGS - Shmuel Shamir, advocate
Chana Furman, Kiryat Gat Israel
Israel Genealogical Society.


Jewish residences in Vienna 1939-41 #austria-czech

stephanieschoen1@...
 

I am doing some research for a cousin by marriage who escaped from
Vienna in 1939 at age 5 (one of 50 children documented in a
fascinating documentary, "50 Children" showing on HBO on demand this
month).

I have discovered that this cousin, on my father's side, is connected
through marriages in Vienna to my mother's side as well. Now I am
trying to figure out how well these families might have known each
other.

I just learned that my great grandfather and my cousin's aunt were
living directly across the street >from each other for a period of time
after they were forced to move out of their homes. My great
grandfather's address >from June 1939 to February 1941 was Vereinsgasse
6, and my cousin's aunt's address >from March 1940 to October 1941
(when she was deported) was Vereinsgasse 5. Further, my great
grandfather moved in February 1941 to Grosse Schiffgasse 7, the same
address >from which his son-in-law was deported, apparently a day
later.

My question is, when Jews were forced to leave their earlier
residences in Vienna, did they have a choice within Leopoldstadt, or
within certain residences of that district, as to where they could
move, or were they assigned new addresses and had no choice? Could
they move where other family members lived in order to be close to
them.

Thank you,

Stephanie Cooper Schoen
Boston, Massachusetts


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Jewish residences in Vienna 1939-41 #austria-czech

stephanieschoen1@...
 

I am doing some research for a cousin by marriage who escaped from
Vienna in 1939 at age 5 (one of 50 children documented in a
fascinating documentary, "50 Children" showing on HBO on demand this
month).

I have discovered that this cousin, on my father's side, is connected
through marriages in Vienna to my mother's side as well. Now I am
trying to figure out how well these families might have known each
other.

I just learned that my great grandfather and my cousin's aunt were
living directly across the street >from each other for a period of time
after they were forced to move out of their homes. My great
grandfather's address >from June 1939 to February 1941 was Vereinsgasse
6, and my cousin's aunt's address >from March 1940 to October 1941
(when she was deported) was Vereinsgasse 5. Further, my great
grandfather moved in February 1941 to Grosse Schiffgasse 7, the same
address >from which his son-in-law was deported, apparently a day
later.

My question is, when Jews were forced to leave their earlier
residences in Vienna, did they have a choice within Leopoldstadt, or
within certain residences of that district, as to where they could
move, or were they assigned new addresses and had no choice? Could
they move where other family members lived in order to be close to
them.

Thank you,

Stephanie Cooper Schoen
Boston, Massachusetts


Eulogy for a Source: Jiri Fiedler #austria-czech

Pamela Weisberger
 

This beautifully written remembrance of Jiri Fiedler, a researching of
Jewish heritage living in Prague, is well worth reading. "Eulogy for
a Source" in today's New York Times can be found here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/opinion/sunday/eulogy-for-a-source.html?ref=opinion&_r=1

It is a reminder of all those non-Jews who have taken it upon
themselves, almost as a calling, to research our past and share their
knowledge selflessly with other researchers. In 1992 Fiedler
published his book, "Jewish Sites of Bohemia and Moravia," which is
now part of a database of Jewish heritage in the Czech Republic. He
worked as a specialist and research director at the Prague Jewish
Museum through 2012.

Pamela Weisberger
Santa Monica, CA
pweisberger@...


Viewmate translation request --- Old German script #austria-czech

carolevogel51@...
 

Hi All,

I've posted a snippet >from the 1744 census of the Mattersdorf, Hungary
Jewish Community (now Mattersburg, Austria. This census was phenomenal
in that it provided the names and ages of all the family members and
their birthplaces. I Think I have gotten a lot of the information
already but there is one child 's name that I can't decipher. I have
highlighted it in yellow.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32604


Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thanks for the help!

Carole G. Vogel
Branchville, New Jersey


if you are a person whom Jiri Fiedler helped ..... #austria-czech

Helen Epstein
 

and would like to write an email to his children, plese send it to me
at the above email and I will forward it to them. Please write: For
Fiedler Family in the subject line.

Thanks,
Helen

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www.helenepstein.com
www.plunkettlakepress.com


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Eulogy for a Source: Jiri Fiedler #austria-czech

Pamela Weisberger
 

This beautifully written remembrance of Jiri Fiedler, a researching of
Jewish heritage living in Prague, is well worth reading. "Eulogy for
a Source" in today's New York Times can be found here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/opinion/sunday/eulogy-for-a-source.html?ref=opinion&_r=1

It is a reminder of all those non-Jews who have taken it upon
themselves, almost as a calling, to research our past and share their
knowledge selflessly with other researchers. In 1992 Fiedler
published his book, "Jewish Sites of Bohemia and Moravia," which is
now part of a database of Jewish heritage in the Czech Republic. He
worked as a specialist and research director at the Prague Jewish
Museum through 2012.

Pamela Weisberger
Santa Monica, CA
pweisberger@...


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Viewmate translation request --- Old German script #austria-czech

carolevogel51@...
 

Hi All,

I've posted a snippet >from the 1744 census of the Mattersdorf, Hungary
Jewish Community (now Mattersburg, Austria. This census was phenomenal
in that it provided the names and ages of all the family members and
their birthplaces. I Think I have gotten a lot of the information
already but there is one child 's name that I can't decipher. I have
highlighted it in yellow.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM32604


Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thanks for the help!

Carole G. Vogel
Branchville, New Jersey


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech if you are a person whom Jiri Fiedler helped ..... #austria-czech

Helen Epstein
 

and would like to write an email to his children, plese send it to me
at the above email and I will forward it to them. Please write: For
Fiedler Family in the subject line.

Thanks,
Helen

--
www.helenepstein.com
www.plunkettlakepress.com

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