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IAJGS 24th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy #courland #latvia

A. M. Lenhoff <lenhoff@...>
 

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The Israel Genealogical Society is delighted to invite you to the IAJGS
24th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, which will be held on
July 4-9, 2004, in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem: home to unique archival and family history resources
including Yad VaShem, the Jewish National and University Library, the
Central Zionist Archives, the 3,000 year old Cemetery on Mount of
Olives, and more...
The hotel: The conveniently located Jerusalem Marriot Renaissance offers a
complete range of facilities and services--and special rates for
conference participants.
The program: a wide selection of lectures on family genealogy,
community studies, genealogy and DNA, Sephardic studies, Holocaust
research, genealogy for beginners and much more...
For more details, questions and discussion join our mailing list,
JERUSALEM 2004. Simply go to
http://www.jewishgen.org/listserv/sigs_add.htm , fill in your name and
email, go down the page and choose JERUSALEM 2004* - A mailing list
devoted to questions and issues about the 24th IAJGS International
Conference on Jewish Genealogy to be held in Jerusalem, July 2004
Choose your subscription mode (individual mail, digest, etc.), and submit.

See you in Jerusalem in July 2004!
Jean-Pierre Stroweis, Prof. Daniel Wagner, Eitan Shilo
24th IAJGS Conference Co-Chairs


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia IAJGS 24th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy #latvia #courland

A. M. Lenhoff <lenhoff@...>
 

===========================================================
This message is being posted on behalf of the Israel Genealogical
Society. If you have any questions or comments, please follow the
instructions below to subscribe to jerusalem2004, a mailing list set up
specifically for the conference.
===========================================================

The Israel Genealogical Society is delighted to invite you to the IAJGS
24th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, which will be held on
July 4-9, 2004, in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem: home to unique archival and family history resources
including Yad VaShem, the Jewish National and University Library, the
Central Zionist Archives, the 3,000 year old Cemetery on Mount of
Olives, and more...
The hotel: The conveniently located Jerusalem Marriot Renaissance offers a
complete range of facilities and services--and special rates for
conference participants.
The program: a wide selection of lectures on family genealogy,
community studies, genealogy and DNA, Sephardic studies, Holocaust
research, genealogy for beginners and much more...
For more details, questions and discussion join our mailing list,
JERUSALEM 2004. Simply go to
http://www.jewishgen.org/listserv/sigs_add.htm , fill in your name and
email, go down the page and choose JERUSALEM 2004* - A mailing list
devoted to questions and issues about the 24th IAJGS International
Conference on Jewish Genealogy to be held in Jerusalem, July 2004
Choose your subscription mode (individual mail, digest, etc.), and submit.

See you in Jerusalem in July 2004!
Jean-Pierre Stroweis, Prof. Daniel Wagner, Eitan Shilo
24th IAJGS Conference Co-Chairs


I am planning to open a page for Hantsavichy (Gantseviche) (92.1 miles SSW of Minsk) in ShtetLinks, but I have only the memories of two survivors who left as teenagers in the summer of '41 Hantsavic #belarus

David & Jaffa Davies <rhode.bud@...>
 

I am planning to open a page for Hantsavichy (Gantseviche) (92.1 miles SSW
of Minsk) in ShtetLinks, but I have only the memories of two survivors who
left as teenagers in the summer of '41 plus some photos taken by a touring
cousin in '39. Just drawing up a map is a challenge. Any contributions or
knowledge of the town as it exists today?
David Davies
Barrington, RI, USA


Belarus SIG #Belarus I am planning to open a page for Hantsavichy (Gantseviche) (92.1 miles SSW of Minsk) in ShtetLinks, but I have only the memories of two survivors who left as teenagers in the summer of '41 Hantsavic #belarus

David & Jaffa Davies <rhode.bud@...>
 

I am planning to open a page for Hantsavichy (Gantseviche) (92.1 miles SSW
of Minsk) in ShtetLinks, but I have only the memories of two survivors who
left as teenagers in the summer of '41 plus some photos taken by a touring
cousin in '39. Just drawing up a map is a challenge. Any contributions or
knowledge of the town as it exists today?
David Davies
Barrington, RI, USA


Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak Reines Letter (Lida; 1905) #rabbinic

Bernard Kouchel <koosh@...>
 

This letter in the ViewMate archives may be of interest

Posted: 9/3/2003
VM 2825
Description: Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak Reines Letter (Lida; 1905)

I have no personal knowledge about it.
The name and e-mail address of the poster can be found on the
web page.
http://data.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/archive.asp

--
Bernard Kouchel
koosh@...

[Moderator's Note: Heres is a direct link to the document
http://data.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/all/viewmateview.asp?key=2825 ]


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak Reines Letter (Lida; 1905) #rabbinic

Bernard Kouchel <koosh@...>
 

This letter in the ViewMate archives may be of interest

Posted: 9/3/2003
VM 2825
Description: Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak Reines Letter (Lida; 1905)

I have no personal knowledge about it.
The name and e-mail address of the poster can be found on the
web page.
http://data.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/archive.asp

--
Bernard Kouchel
koosh@...

[Moderator's Note: Heres is a direct link to the document
http://data.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/all/viewmateview.asp?key=2825 ]


MOLETAI Town Coordinator #lithuania

Joel Ratner
 

MOLETAI Town Coordinator - Vital Records

The LitvakSIG is happy to announce that Cheryl Sofer is the town coordinator for the MOLETAI vital records. The LitvakSIG currently has the Vital records awaiting translation. Anyone interested in receiving the Vital records translations should contact Cheryl for details regarding qualifying donors.

Cheryl can be reached at csofer@....


MOLETAI Revision Lists

We also have the 1858 Revision List and are waiting the arrival of the 1850 RL.

Anyone interested in obtaining the translation of Revision Lists should
contact me for information regarding qualifying donors.


Joel Ratner
Coordinator, Vilna District Research Group


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania MOLETAI Town Coordinator #lithuania

Joel Ratner
 

MOLETAI Town Coordinator - Vital Records

The LitvakSIG is happy to announce that Cheryl Sofer is the town coordinator for the MOLETAI vital records. The LitvakSIG currently has the Vital records awaiting translation. Anyone interested in receiving the Vital records translations should contact Cheryl for details regarding qualifying donors.

Cheryl can be reached at csofer@....


MOLETAI Revision Lists

We also have the 1858 Revision List and are waiting the arrival of the 1850 RL.

Anyone interested in obtaining the translation of Revision Lists should
contact me for information regarding qualifying donors.


Joel Ratner
Coordinator, Vilna District Research Group


Possible Novogrudok Metrical Records in Belarus Archive #belarus

Jim Bennett <bennett@...>
 

I came across the following official website of the National Historical
Archives of Belarus:

http://archives.gov.by

I have been searching for B-M-D records of the Jews of Novogrudok for
the 19th century, with no success. But I noticed this introduction to
the "Parish Registers of the Orthodox, Uniate and Catholic Churches":

Parish registers ("metricheskiye knigi" - metric books)
Separate parish registers were kept for each religious group: Orthodox
(approximately 70% of the population of Belarus), Catholic and
Israelites (each approximately 15-20% of the population),
Protestant-Evangelical, Lutheran (a very small part of the population).
The births, marriages and deaths of all parishioners were registered in
the parish.

Notice CATHOLIC AND ISRAELITES. Could this mean there are Jewish
records located in the books of the Catholic Church?

Deeper in the site I found: "Metric Books of the Catholic Churches
Novogrudok Uyezk, Minsk Province" and in it "Novogrudok, 1802-1819
Fond 937/4, One item"

Does this one book [item] contain 17 years of Jewish metrical records
from the dawn of the 19th century?
Anybody know? Also, many other towns are mentioned in the same list.

Jim Bennett
Haifa


Belarus SIG #Belarus Possible Novogrudok Metrical Records in Belarus Archive #belarus

Jim Bennett <bennett@...>
 

I came across the following official website of the National Historical
Archives of Belarus:

http://archives.gov.by

I have been searching for B-M-D records of the Jews of Novogrudok for
the 19th century, with no success. But I noticed this introduction to
the "Parish Registers of the Orthodox, Uniate and Catholic Churches":

Parish registers ("metricheskiye knigi" - metric books)
Separate parish registers were kept for each religious group: Orthodox
(approximately 70% of the population of Belarus), Catholic and
Israelites (each approximately 15-20% of the population),
Protestant-Evangelical, Lutheran (a very small part of the population).
The births, marriages and deaths of all parishioners were registered in
the parish.

Notice CATHOLIC AND ISRAELITES. Could this mean there are Jewish
records located in the books of the Catholic Church?

Deeper in the site I found: "Metric Books of the Catholic Churches
Novogrudok Uyezk, Minsk Province" and in it "Novogrudok, 1802-1819
Fond 937/4, One item"

Does this one book [item] contain 17 years of Jewish metrical records
from the dawn of the 19th century?
Anybody know? Also, many other towns are mentioned in the same list.

Jim Bennett
Haifa


Re: "Stuchin Town, and Scucyn" belarus digest: September 30, 2003 #belarus

NFatouros@...
 

In a message dated 10/1/03 Robert Shustack writes:

On my Great Uncle's naturalization record in 1920 it lists his
place of birth as "Stuchin Town, Province of Vilna". Would this
be Szczuczyn, today Scucyn, Belarus?

"Where We Once Walked" listing for "Stuchin" refers to its
entry for Shchuchin, where it says it is also known
as "Chuchin," "Shtsutsin," "Shtutsin," and "Stutchin."
It is 189 kilometers west southwest of Minsk.

Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@...

Researching:
BELKOWSKY and BIELKOWSKY, Odessa,St. Petersburg and Berdichev;
ROTHSTEIN, Kremenchug; FELDMAN, Pinsk; SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets;
LEVY, WEIL, Mulhouse; SAS or SASS,Podwolochisk; RAPOPORT, Tarnopol,
Podwolochisk, Berdichev; BEHAM, Salok and Kharkov; WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.


Belarus SIG #Belarus Re: "Stuchin Town, and Scucyn" belarus digest: September 30, 2003 #belarus

NFatouros@...
 

In a message dated 10/1/03 Robert Shustack writes:

On my Great Uncle's naturalization record in 1920 it lists his
place of birth as "Stuchin Town, Province of Vilna". Would this
be Szczuczyn, today Scucyn, Belarus?

"Where We Once Walked" listing for "Stuchin" refers to its
entry for Shchuchin, where it says it is also known
as "Chuchin," "Shtsutsin," "Shtutsin," and "Stutchin."
It is 189 kilometers west southwest of Minsk.

Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@...

Researching:
BELKOWSKY and BIELKOWSKY, Odessa,St. Petersburg and Berdichev;
ROTHSTEIN, Kremenchug; FELDMAN, Pinsk; SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets;
LEVY, WEIL, Mulhouse; SAS or SASS,Podwolochisk; RAPOPORT, Tarnopol,
Podwolochisk, Berdichev; BEHAM, Salok and Kharkov; WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.


Pinkas of Voronova #belarus

Joseph Fibel <JFibel@...>
 

Dear Belarus Siggers,

I am posting this message at the suggestion of David Fox, Coordinator of the
Belarus SIG, since there is an excellent source of information available
about community life in Belarus in general and the Shtetl of Voronova
specifically which you may not know about.

My wife Harriet's, maternal grandmother was born in Voronova and came to
the U S after WW I. We have hundreds of Voronova cousins both in the U S and
in Israel, with whom we are in frequent communication.

Almost 20 years ago, I discovered another cousin in Connecticut whose
grandfather was the keeper of the Pinkas in Voronova.
His grandfather was a survivor and managed to get to a D P camp in Austria.
He cadged paper and >from his prodigious memory
he reconstituted that Pinkas. (for a good description of what a Pinkas is,
see Chapter 1, of the book >from A Ruined Garden ..The Memorial Books of
Polish Jewery by Jack Kugelmas & Jonathan Boyarsky) Cousin Alan found this
mass of papers in his grandmother's apartment and had it translated into
English.(>from Yiddish). We arranged to get it to Irene Renck who sent it
on to Jack Gottlieb, webmaster of the Voronova Webpage. It is available on
that page (at www.367-safe.com/voronovo) or via the Yizkor Book Page in
Jewishgen. Type in "Voronova" and go to the third entry and click on that
address. The direct address is
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

This book gives the complete history of the community, its Rabbis and all of
the dozens of characters who peopled the shtetl, wise and not so wise. It
continues all throughout the Holocaust period and describes the humiliation
and murders that not only the Nazis but the locals committed on the
community. It is a fitting addition to the actual Yizkor Book. In practice,
as with most Yizkor (Memorial) Books, you could change the name of the
shtetl to yours and most of the story would apply. There is an index of
surnames at the end.

Although the shtetl of Eishishok is located in Lithuania, it is not far >from
Voronova and the wonderful book There Once Was A World by Yaffa Eliach also
tells about a similar and close by community. If you want to be
knowledgeable on the background about this area of the world read these two
books.

Joe Fibel
New Rochelle, NY


Belarus SIG #Belarus Pinkas of Voronova #belarus

Joseph Fibel <JFibel@...>
 

Dear Belarus Siggers,

I am posting this message at the suggestion of David Fox, Coordinator of the
Belarus SIG, since there is an excellent source of information available
about community life in Belarus in general and the Shtetl of Voronova
specifically which you may not know about.

My wife Harriet's, maternal grandmother was born in Voronova and came to
the U S after WW I. We have hundreds of Voronova cousins both in the U S and
in Israel, with whom we are in frequent communication.

Almost 20 years ago, I discovered another cousin in Connecticut whose
grandfather was the keeper of the Pinkas in Voronova.
His grandfather was a survivor and managed to get to a D P camp in Austria.
He cadged paper and >from his prodigious memory
he reconstituted that Pinkas. (for a good description of what a Pinkas is,
see Chapter 1, of the book >from A Ruined Garden ..The Memorial Books of
Polish Jewery by Jack Kugelmas & Jonathan Boyarsky) Cousin Alan found this
mass of papers in his grandmother's apartment and had it translated into
English.(>from Yiddish). We arranged to get it to Irene Renck who sent it
on to Jack Gottlieb, webmaster of the Voronova Webpage. It is available on
that page (at www.367-safe.com/voronovo) or via the Yizkor Book Page in
Jewishgen. Type in "Voronova" and go to the third entry and click on that
address. The direct address is
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

This book gives the complete history of the community, its Rabbis and all of
the dozens of characters who peopled the shtetl, wise and not so wise. It
continues all throughout the Holocaust period and describes the humiliation
and murders that not only the Nazis but the locals committed on the
community. It is a fitting addition to the actual Yizkor Book. In practice,
as with most Yizkor (Memorial) Books, you could change the name of the
shtetl to yours and most of the story would apply. There is an index of
surnames at the end.

Although the shtetl of Eishishok is located in Lithuania, it is not far >from
Voronova and the wonderful book There Once Was A World by Yaffa Eliach also
tells about a similar and close by community. If you want to be
knowledgeable on the background about this area of the world read these two
books.

Joe Fibel
New Rochelle, NY


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Warsaw 1939-1945 photos? #warsaw #poland

fourthskorpion
 

Greeting to all in the Warszawa Group!

I have placed a small collection of photographs taken mainly by Nazi
soldiers stationed in Warsaw during the war which I hope some will find
interesting? I have tried a programme called 'Portfolio' to cerate the web
album so am interested to see if it downloads okay? If it works better than
the other mini-albums I created I will convert them all and add scans more
to each.

To view just copy and paste this URL
http://www.thorn.co.uk/Warsaw_at_War/Warsaw_WW2.htm

Very best regards,

Stefan Mucha
United Kingdom


www.stefanmucha.com


Warsaw 1939-1945 photos? #warsaw #poland

fourthskorpion
 

Greeting to all in the Warszawa Group!

I have placed a small collection of photographs taken mainly by Nazi
soldiers stationed in Warsaw during the war which I hope some will find
interesting? I have tried a programme called 'Portfolio' to cerate the web
album so am interested to see if it downloads okay? If it works better than
the other mini-albums I created I will convert them all and add scans more
to each.

To view just copy and paste this URL
http://www.thorn.co.uk/Warsaw_at_War/Warsaw_WW2.htm

Very best regards,

Stefan Mucha
United Kingdom


www.stefanmucha.com


SITE CITE- East German Jewish property owner list online #germany

C&M Linz
 

This item may prove to be of interest to researchers:

A list of nearly 60,000 Jewish property owners in former East Germany are
entitled to file for compensation. The list is online at:

www.claimscon.org

Owners and heirs may now file until March 31, 2004, although the original
deadline for filing for restitution expired in 1992.

Maggie Linz Okemos, Michigan


German SIG #Germany SITE CITE- East German Jewish property owner list online #germany

C&M Linz
 

This item may prove to be of interest to researchers:

A list of nearly 60,000 Jewish property owners in former East Germany are
entitled to file for compensation. The list is online at:

www.claimscon.org

Owners and heirs may now file until March 31, 2004, although the original
deadline for filing for restitution expired in 1992.

Maggie Linz Okemos, Michigan


Seej GLASER - Vienna > Poland late 1920s #germany

arie meir
 

Hi to everybody
My grandfather Chaim GLASER was married to my grandmother Chaya (Helena) in
Vienna. They had three children;
Herman ,David and Cilli,which was my mother. In the early twenties they
divorced and my grandfather moved to Prezemysl in Poland. In 1926 he
married a woman called Rachla, whose maiden name was Stolzberg. A year
after there marriage the had a daughter named Debora (Jeanette).

The last time my late parents heard >from them was in 1939, a short time
before the second world war broke out. If any of the readers knew them or
know what happened to them, please be so kind and contact me. Thanks

Arieh Mayer Haifa Israel meir1935@...

MODERATOR NOTE: Unless Prezemysl was once German territory this message,
presumably >from a new member, is off topic to this list.

The BohMor SIG does a better job of covering Vienna than we do and this
question (revised to provide the required information) should be posted
to that SIG list. I don't know which SIG covers Prezemysl, Poland
but the JRI Poland, which is linked to the JewishGen Home Page should be
helpful. www.jewishgen.org

To allow readers of any SIG list to help you it is necessary to provide
more information than appears above. Dates and places of birth, mar.
immigration, for example. Full names of spouses etc. MOD1


German SIG #Germany Seej GLASER - Vienna > Poland late 1920s #germany

arie meir
 

Hi to everybody
My grandfather Chaim GLASER was married to my grandmother Chaya (Helena) in
Vienna. They had three children;
Herman ,David and Cilli,which was my mother. In the early twenties they
divorced and my grandfather moved to Prezemysl in Poland. In 1926 he
married a woman called Rachla, whose maiden name was Stolzberg. A year
after there marriage the had a daughter named Debora (Jeanette).

The last time my late parents heard >from them was in 1939, a short time
before the second world war broke out. If any of the readers knew them or
know what happened to them, please be so kind and contact me. Thanks

Arieh Mayer Haifa Israel meir1935@...

MODERATOR NOTE: Unless Prezemysl was once German territory this message,
presumably >from a new member, is off topic to this list.

The BohMor SIG does a better job of covering Vienna than we do and this
question (revised to provide the required information) should be posted
to that SIG list. I don't know which SIG covers Prezemysl, Poland
but the JRI Poland, which is linked to the JewishGen Home Page should be
helpful. www.jewishgen.org

To allow readers of any SIG list to help you it is necessary to provide
more information than appears above. Dates and places of birth, mar.
immigration, for example. Full names of spouses etc. MOD1