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Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland #general

sjhoi@...
 

February 3 Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland Meeting Announcement
Russ Maurer, coordinator of the Vilnius Household Registers Project of the
Lithuanian-Jewish Special Interest Group (LitvakSIG), will recount the
events that led to the introduction of household registration to Vilnius a
century ago at the February 3 meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland.

Maurer will explain how household registration worked, information which
provides the background necessary to understand these records along with the
unique insights they provide into information about Jews in Vilnius between
the world wars when Poland controlled areas located now in eastern Lithuania
and adjoining Belarus. Some 13,000 household registers contain millions of
lines of detailed data about Vilnius residents and visitors, many of whom
were Jewish. Maurer was the recipient of the Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant on
behalf of LitvakSIG presented by the International Association of Jewish
Genealogical Societies at the 2018 conference held in Warsaw, Poland. This
year's IAJGS Conference will be held in Cleveland >from July 28 through August 2.

Submitted by Stewart Hoicowitz, 1st VP--Programming


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland #general

sjhoi@...
 

February 3 Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland Meeting Announcement
Russ Maurer, coordinator of the Vilnius Household Registers Project of the
Lithuanian-Jewish Special Interest Group (LitvakSIG), will recount the
events that led to the introduction of household registration to Vilnius a
century ago at the February 3 meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland.

Maurer will explain how household registration worked, information which
provides the background necessary to understand these records along with the
unique insights they provide into information about Jews in Vilnius between
the world wars when Poland controlled areas located now in eastern Lithuania
and adjoining Belarus. Some 13,000 household registers contain millions of
lines of detailed data about Vilnius residents and visitors, many of whom
were Jewish. Maurer was the recipient of the Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant on
behalf of LitvakSIG presented by the International Association of Jewish
Genealogical Societies at the 2018 conference held in Warsaw, Poland. This
year's IAJGS Conference will be held in Cleveland >from July 28 through August 2.

Submitted by Stewart Hoicowitz, 1st VP--Programming


Szczuczyn birth record #poland

Sheryl Levin <slevin0715@...>
 

Hi All,

I have posted on Viewmate the 1872 birth record for Raszka Frydman,
born in the town of Szczuczyn, for which I'd like a full translation
from Russian to English. . Please respond via the Viewmate form.
https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=71332

Thank you in advance,
Sheryl Levin


JRI Poland #Poland Szczuczyn birth record #poland

Sheryl Levin <slevin0715@...>
 

Hi All,

I have posted on Viewmate the 1872 birth record for Raszka Frydman,
born in the town of Szczuczyn, for which I'd like a full translation
from Russian to English. . Please respond via the Viewmate form.
https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=71332

Thank you in advance,
Sheryl Levin


Zahn family in Lawrence, NY #general

Neil@...
 

Trying to make contact with the family of Lisa and the late Levi
Yitzchak Zahn and their four children. Levi Yitzchak's mother Chaya
was a daughter of Rabbi MOshe Brailofsky and his wife Rivka Malka,
descendants of the Landman and Weisblum rabbinical families
Neil Rosenstein

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Zahn family in Lawrence, NY #general

Neil@...
 

Trying to make contact with the family of Lisa and the late Levi
Yitzchak Zahn and their four children. Levi Yitzchak's mother Chaya
was a daughter of Rabbi MOshe Brailofsky and his wife Rivka Malka,
descendants of the Landman and Weisblum rabbinical families
Neil Rosenstein

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ViewMate Translation Request death certificate of the late Samuel LICHTENSTEIN - German #general

Dave Lichtenstein
 

Hello Everybody

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a translation. It is
available on ViewMate at the following addres...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM71548

I believe that this is a death record for my paternal Great Grandfather
Samuel LICHTENSTEIN. I am interested in all the vital record information which
appears in thIs record.

Thank you very much.

Dave Lichtenstein
Located in Sydney, Australia


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate Translation Request death certificate of the late Samuel LICHTENSTEIN - German #general

Dave Lichtenstein
 

Hello Everybody

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a translation. It is
available on ViewMate at the following addres...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM71548

I believe that this is a death record for my paternal Great Grandfather
Samuel LICHTENSTEIN. I am interested in all the vital record information which
appears in thIs record.

Thank you very much.

Dave Lichtenstein
Located in Sydney, Australia


ViewMate Translation Request maariage certificate of Johanna FINKELSTEIN - German #general

Dave Lichtenstein
 

Hello Everybody

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a translation. It is
available on ViewMate at the following addres...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM71549

I believe that this is a marriage certificate for my paternal Great Great Aunt
Johanna FINKELSTEIN. I am interested in all the vital record information which
appears in thIs record.

Thank you very much.
Dave Lichtenstein
Located in Sydney, Australia


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate Translation Request maariage certificate of Johanna FINKELSTEIN - German #general

Dave Lichtenstein
 

Hello Everybody

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a translation. It is
available on ViewMate at the following addres...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM71549

I believe that this is a marriage certificate for my paternal Great Great Aunt
Johanna FINKELSTEIN. I am interested in all the vital record information which
appears in thIs record.

Thank you very much.
Dave Lichtenstein
Located in Sydney, Australia


Question for the group #galicia

Daniel Klapper
 

Hello Galitzianers!

I wonder if I can ask for help and advice I seemed to have hit a
genealogical wall.

The Klapper family >from Ulanow my branch and the Klapper family
from Lvov share many common names that other branches do not.
Ulanow and Lvov are around 100 miles apart so it is conceivable
that someone would move one to the other. Records stop at about
1880 with the marriage of Kiva Lustig and Rywka Klapper of Lvov.

Do you advise DNA testing? Which one? Has anyone had
experience with trying to prove relationships?

Many thanks in advance for your input.

Best wishes

Daniel A. Klapper, MD
Teaneck, NJ 07666

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Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Question for the group #galicia

Daniel Klapper
 

Hello Galitzianers!

I wonder if I can ask for help and advice I seemed to have hit a
genealogical wall.

The Klapper family >from Ulanow my branch and the Klapper family
from Lvov share many common names that other branches do not.
Ulanow and Lvov are around 100 miles apart so it is conceivable
that someone would move one to the other. Records stop at about
1880 with the marriage of Kiva Lustig and Rywka Klapper of Lvov.

Do you advise DNA testing? Which one? Has anyone had
experience with trying to prove relationships?

Many thanks in advance for your input.

Best wishes

Daniel A. Klapper, MD
Teaneck, NJ 07666

MODERATOR NOTE: Please send recommendations privately.
For additional discussion of DNA testing, please write to
JewishGen's DNA Testing discussion group. You can subscribe
to that and other JewishGen lists here:
https://www.jewishgen.org/ListManager/members_add.asp


Re: Yehuda Leyb LOEWE #germany

Gerhard Buck <gbuckidstein22@...>
 

To me as a researcher in Western Germany the question arises, if your
difficulties are caused by a wrong name, a frequent cause for a brick
wall. Is the name really "Yehuda Leyb LOEWE"?

"LOEWE" with uppercase letters means in this forum that this name was
a family name. Did Jews have family names in that region in the early
1700s? I have just solved a comparable problem in my region. A family
name adopted in 1841 and looking like a Jewish given name was
transferred to several preceding generations as the last name,
although family names did not exist and the second name was a
patronymic. The source was a well known genealogy company.

The first two names (Yehuda Leib) can also be a source for trouble.
"Leib" does not mean body but lion or Loewe. The German word Loewe was
changed a lot, when Jews used it as a given name. It was the secular
form for the religious Hebrew name Yehuda. In Hebrew sources
(headstones, signatures) we find Yehuda and in German sources (lists,
registers) we read L=C3=B6w(e) and all its many variations. Leib is one of
them. So the first two names may be a combination of the religious and
the secular given name of one person.

The result for Yehuda Leyb LOEWE: we are confronted with one name only
and we should look for an additional different one. There are of
course examples for the same given name for father and son, yet they
are rare.

My contribution shall not solve the problem. It will only give hints
for new ideas.

Gerhard Buck, Idstein, Germany. buckidstein@t-online.de


German SIG #Germany Re: Yehuda Leyb LOEWE #germany

Gerhard Buck <gbuckidstein22@...>
 

To me as a researcher in Western Germany the question arises, if your
difficulties are caused by a wrong name, a frequent cause for a brick
wall. Is the name really "Yehuda Leyb LOEWE"?

"LOEWE" with uppercase letters means in this forum that this name was
a family name. Did Jews have family names in that region in the early
1700s? I have just solved a comparable problem in my region. A family
name adopted in 1841 and looking like a Jewish given name was
transferred to several preceding generations as the last name,
although family names did not exist and the second name was a
patronymic. The source was a well known genealogy company.

The first two names (Yehuda Leib) can also be a source for trouble.
"Leib" does not mean body but lion or Loewe. The German word Loewe was
changed a lot, when Jews used it as a given name. It was the secular
form for the religious Hebrew name Yehuda. In Hebrew sources
(headstones, signatures) we find Yehuda and in German sources (lists,
registers) we read L=C3=B6w(e) and all its many variations. Leib is one of
them. So the first two names may be a combination of the religious and
the secular given name of one person.

The result for Yehuda Leyb LOEWE: we are confronted with one name only
and we should look for an additional different one. There are of
course examples for the same given name for father and son, yet they
are rare.

My contribution shall not solve the problem. It will only give hints
for new ideas.

Gerhard Buck, Idstein, Germany. buckidstein@t-online.de


Announcing "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." #austria-czech

Avraham Groll
 

Dear JewishGen Community,

As you know, JewishGen is a signature program of the Museum of Jewish
Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. It is my privilege to
share with you the announcement of an important new exhibition that
will open at the Museum on May 8, 2019.

"Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." offers an unprecedented
opportunity to consider Auschwitz and its role in Holocaust history,
and to explore the personal experiences of Jewish families who lived
through this dark chapter of history.

You can read more about the exhibition here
(https://mjhnyc.org/exhibitions/auschwitz/), and in The New York Times
(https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/23/arts/design/auschwitz-museum-of-jewish-heritage.html).
or (https://tinyurl.com/y8hf3t3m)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum.

Avraham Groll
Director
JewishGen.org


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Announcing "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." #austria-czech

Avraham Groll
 

Dear JewishGen Community,

As you know, JewishGen is a signature program of the Museum of Jewish
Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. It is my privilege to
share with you the announcement of an important new exhibition that
will open at the Museum on May 8, 2019.

"Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." offers an unprecedented
opportunity to consider Auschwitz and its role in Holocaust history,
and to explore the personal experiences of Jewish families who lived
through this dark chapter of history.

You can read more about the exhibition here
(https://mjhnyc.org/exhibitions/auschwitz/), and in The New York Times
(https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/23/arts/design/auschwitz-museum-of-jewish-heritage.html).
or (https://tinyurl.com/y8hf3t3m)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum.

Avraham Groll
Director
JewishGen.org


Announcing "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." #france

bounce-3638997-772957@...
 

Dear JewishGen Community,

As you know, JewishGen is a signature program of the Museum of Jewish
Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. It is my privilege to
share with you the announcement of an important new exhibition that
will open at the Museum on May 8, 2019.

"Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." offers an unprecedented
opportunity to consider Auschwitz and its role in Holocaust history,
and to explore the personal experiences of Jewish families who lived
through this dark chapter of history.

You can read more about the exhibition here
(https://mjhnyc.org/exhibitions/auschwitz/), and in The New York Times
(https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/23/arts/design/auschwitz-museum-of-jewish-heritage.html).
or (https://tinyurl.com/y8hf3t3m)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum.

Avraham Groll
Director
JewishGen.org


French SIG #France Announcing "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." #france

bounce-3638997-772957@...
 

Dear JewishGen Community,

As you know, JewishGen is a signature program of the Museum of Jewish
Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. It is my privilege to
share with you the announcement of an important new exhibition that
will open at the Museum on May 8, 2019.

"Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." offers an unprecedented
opportunity to consider Auschwitz and its role in Holocaust history,
and to explore the personal experiences of Jewish families who lived
through this dark chapter of history.

You can read more about the exhibition here
(https://mjhnyc.org/exhibitions/auschwitz/), and in The New York Times
(https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/23/arts/design/auschwitz-museum-of-jewish-heritage.html).
or (https://tinyurl.com/y8hf3t3m)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum.

Avraham Groll
Director
JewishGen.org


Yehuda Leyb LOEWE #germany

Bruce Brill <bruce.brill@...>
 

Hello,

Every couple years I post this inquiry, hoping an answer may be out there:

According to the Memoirs of the Lubavitch Rebbe,Yehuda Leyb, the
great-grandson of the Maharal settled in Posen City (probably in the
very early 1700's). I'm searching for ANY information about him and
his (according to the Lubavitch Rebbe) many offspring.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

Bruce Brill


German SIG #Germany Yehuda Leyb LOEWE #germany

Bruce Brill <bruce.brill@...>
 

Hello,

Every couple years I post this inquiry, hoping an answer may be out there:

According to the Memoirs of the Lubavitch Rebbe,Yehuda Leyb, the
great-grandson of the Maharal settled in Posen City (probably in the
very early 1700's). I'm searching for ANY information about him and
his (according to the Lubavitch Rebbe) many offspring.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

Bruce Brill

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