Date   

Plashet Cemetery, London #general

Miriam Margolyes <75342.3217@...>
 

A huge Jewish cemetery in the East End of London is
Plashet Cemetery, covering families who died in
Ilford, East Ham, Whitechapel, Dulwich, etc.
Actually, I think it's technically in the county of Essex.

It's not "manned" but the details are kept by
United Synagogue Ilford Burial Society,
+44 208 518 2868.

There is also a FAX: +44 208 451 0478.

The lady I spoke to was extremely pleasant:
to get information, someone has to visit the
Cemetery: it's open M-F & Sunday: 9-4pm.

Closes an hour earlier in the Winter.

I don't know if the Index of graves is on-line, but
that would be a terrifically useful undertaking for
those of us with UK family.

Miriam MARGOLYES
Santa Monica
e-mail: 75342.3217@compuserve.com


Weissmark/Waismark Family/Argentina #general

Joelle van den Berg-Lewkowicz <joellevandenberg@...>
 

Happy New Year to all!!

Is there anyone living in the Buenos Aires, Argentina area who can help
me locate a relative?

I am trying to contact a cousin in Argentina. Her name in Hebrew is
Chana.

We think it is Juanita in Spanish. Her unmarried name was Weissmark or
Waismark. Her married name is Manosevitz. That could also be Manosewitz
or Manosevicz or another small variation of the same name. She is an
attorney-at-law and as far as we know lives in the Buenos Aires area.
Anything, an address, a phone number or email address would be helpful.

Thank you for your help.

Joelle Lewkowicz van den Berg
kring van Dorth, Netherlands

(if you find her tell her my grandmother Lea was her father Nathan's
sister)

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately.


Workmen's Circle, Arbeter Ring #general

Lisa Dashman <ldashman@...>
 

Ruth, you could phone Workmen's Circle at 212-532-1545 (New York City)
and ask if they have records of your relatives. It will probably take
several days because, as I recall, there is only one lady who does
look-ups.

If you are out of town and would like me to phone, please contact me
privately.


Best wishes,
Lisa Dashman
ldashman@bestweb.net


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Plashet Cemetery, London #general

Miriam Margolyes <75342.3217@...>
 

A huge Jewish cemetery in the East End of London is
Plashet Cemetery, covering families who died in
Ilford, East Ham, Whitechapel, Dulwich, etc.
Actually, I think it's technically in the county of Essex.

It's not "manned" but the details are kept by
United Synagogue Ilford Burial Society,
+44 208 518 2868.

There is also a FAX: +44 208 451 0478.

The lady I spoke to was extremely pleasant:
to get information, someone has to visit the
Cemetery: it's open M-F & Sunday: 9-4pm.

Closes an hour earlier in the Winter.

I don't know if the Index of graves is on-line, but
that would be a terrifically useful undertaking for
those of us with UK family.

Miriam MARGOLYES
Santa Monica
e-mail: 75342.3217@compuserve.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Weissmark/Waismark Family/Argentina #general

Joelle van den Berg-Lewkowicz <joellevandenberg@...>
 

Happy New Year to all!!

Is there anyone living in the Buenos Aires, Argentina area who can help
me locate a relative?

I am trying to contact a cousin in Argentina. Her name in Hebrew is
Chana.

We think it is Juanita in Spanish. Her unmarried name was Weissmark or
Waismark. Her married name is Manosevitz. That could also be Manosewitz
or Manosevicz or another small variation of the same name. She is an
attorney-at-law and as far as we know lives in the Buenos Aires area.
Anything, an address, a phone number or email address would be helpful.

Thank you for your help.

Joelle Lewkowicz van den Berg
kring van Dorth, Netherlands

(if you find her tell her my grandmother Lea was her father Nathan's
sister)

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Workmen's Circle, Arbeter Ring #general

Lisa Dashman <ldashman@...>
 

Ruth, you could phone Workmen's Circle at 212-532-1545 (New York City)
and ask if they have records of your relatives. It will probably take
several days because, as I recall, there is only one lady who does
look-ups.

If you are out of town and would like me to phone, please contact me
privately.


Best wishes,
Lisa Dashman
ldashman@bestweb.net


JewishGen's 2001 Odyssey - A Look Forward into the New Millennium #lithuania

sking@...
 

The numbers are in... and by the looks of it... the year 2000 has
been another banner year for JewishGen, once again, no exception.

- Over 42,000 submitters in the JGFF and over 3.3 million
searches performed in 2000
- Over 1457 submitters to the Family Tree of the Jewish People
representing nearly 2,000,000 names
- Over 32,000 messages posted to JewishGen and the SIG and
Research Group mailing lists in the year 2000
- Over 36 million hits this past year to the JewishGen site with
an additional 5 million searches executed on nearly 5 million
records all powered by JewishGen's servers
- 255 Yizkor Book Translations Online up >from 155 this time last
year for a total of 100 new translations
- 422 ShtetLinks pages (up >from 319 last year) with nearly 1193
localities spoken for

Truely, an impressive set of statistics!

One has only to look at the accomplishments of this organization
over the last year to realize what can really happen when diverse

people >from all corners of this earth--numbering in the
thousands-- come together with a common mission and purpose,
participating and sharing in what we believe is one of the
largest grass roots efforts ever undertaken to preserve our
history for future generations.

And what's in store for 2001? Here are some highlights...

Data collection and indexing:

1) Through our ongoing partnerships with Yad Vashem and the
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum there are over 55 million
records awaiting us all.

2) Through JewishGen's OWBR Project, effort is well underway to
index and record millions of burials in Jewish cemeteries
throughout the world.

3) JewishGen is busily engaged in establishing and solidifying
contacts and partnerships with other organizations, institutions,
museums and with our counterparts currently living in the Eastern
European Jewish communities.

4) JewishGen has developed a plan for our database infrastructure
(All Country, All Topic, All Holocaust) which is going to take an
effort far beyond the capabilities of our current database team's
volunteer time. This means the pressing need for both full time
professional technical staff and volunteers with technical
skills.

5) JewishGen will be continuing to pursue avenues and costs for
implementing a document management and retrieval system to link
to our award winning website.

Education:

1) JewishGen has been recognized throughout the world for the
educational value of so many of our projects, including the
Yizkor Book Translation Project, ShtetLinks, ShtetlSchleppers, to
name a few. These projects are being expanded as we speak and we
look forward to everyone's participation.

2) We are developing a host of Youth Projects to educate the
younger generation and bring them into our grass roots efforts.
You'll be hearing a lot more on this throughout the new year.

3.) JewishGen has software to offer real time Chat Rooms where we
can hold ongoing lectures and classroom instruction on a host of
topics of interest to us all.

Fundraising:

1) JewishGen is in final preparations of both a strategic plan
and fundraising outline to present to funding organizations all
over the world.

2) JewishGen has just launched the JewishGenMall and is
continuing to expand the products and resource materials
available.

3) JewishGen must increase the number of financial supporters
among the tens of thousands who use our services. We improved
this year and are now up to 2,146 contributors which is progress,
but still represents only a very tiny fraction of those who use
JewishGen daily.

We do want to thank all of you who have come forward this past
year in sharing your knowledge, your skills and your financial
resources.

To insure this is a 2001 Odyssey for all of us, we can only lay the
groundwork to achieve the project goals and to just maintain the
current level of usage. We must all begin to ask some very
serious questions of ourselves:

Where can I best get involved?

What skills can I bring to this table?

What project is most interesting to me so that I can feel a
part of this worthy effort?

How can I help, individually and through contacts, to assist
JewishGen reach the financial level it must to properly staff and
manage all these projects for me and my family, today and into
the future?

Please let us know your interests by reading and answering the
requests we will be making for volunteers in the near future.
Please share your ideas and your skills so we can find a place
for you on this team. And please, help us get a jump start into
the new millennium with a tax deductible contribution so we can
all begin to concentrate on these invaluable projects rather than
on "Imagining the World..."! <grin>

So, despite the continuing growth and despite the day to day
challenges of the year 2000, here we go! We are off into 2001,
into a new millennium...sharing all the thrills and joys of
connecting and re-connecting family...of educating and bringing
new meaning to our Jewish heritage, one we hope you will share
with us... in peace, in health and with a new prosperity.

Below you will find a message that came into JewishGen's Yizkor
Book Project which verbalizes some of the meaning of the work
everyone is doing to preserve our history for future generations.
Perhaps, after the first reading it will give us all better
insight into why JewishGen is engaged in the projects we hold so
dear to our hearts. Knowledge of our history can indeed
bridge gaps towards better understanding and mutual respect...
and these qualities are indeed a precursor for PEACE! Please take
a few moments to read it, to feel it and to look beyond the words
to perhaps a new meaning and dimension to what we are all doing
together in one of the greatest grass roots effort ever!

from all of us at JewishGen, we wish you and your families a very
happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Susan

Susan E. King
President
JewishGen, Inc.

******************************************
Dateline: Plock, Poland - December 24, 2000
To: JewishGen Yizkor Book Project

I have just read your material and decided to write a few words
to you. I am a young Pole (29) and I have been interested in the
Yedwabne tragedy for a few weeks. The very first thing I came
across about Yedwabne was a huge article published by a Polish
daily newspaper "GAZETA" in November. It was a kind of public
response after publishing a book by Gratz (I haven't read it
yet). I have to admit that the Yedwabne tragedy really shocked
me. It is extremely painful for me for two reasons. The first one
is that I can't believe that such things had happened (though I
am not doubtful at all) and the second is that almost nothing is
being done to "reconcile" the two nations. All those murders
should have been punished many years ago. I totally support your
efforts towards revealing the truth about this mass murder. I
often ask myself why it is so hard to understand, accept and
respect, why it is far easier to hate, ignore and underestimate.
I am a young man and I am trying to be as far objective as I can.
I adore Isaac B. Singer literature and I find a lot about Jewish
customs, living and history through reading his books. Nobody has ever
forced me to do that. There are a lot of young people like me and of course
many others who could be described as
anti-semitic. Hate isn't born >from itself. It is born because of
certain thoughtless actions >from some narrow-minded Poles and
Jews. I think that the truth about Yedwabne must come to light
and that light should be seen by everyone. At the same time I
would really wish Jewish communities (especially in the US) made
efforts towards reconciliation and creation of new relationships
between Poles and Jews. Opening people's minds seems still
difficult. I am writing this on Christmas Eve - one of the
greatest holidays of Christianity and I think that it might shed
a ray of hope and light on our relationships. These are just a
few words that I wanted to say. They don't bring anything
important but ...... with respect, understanding and hope for
better future

M.J.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania JewishGen's 2001 Odyssey - A Look Forward into the New Millennium #lithuania

sking@...
 

The numbers are in... and by the looks of it... the year 2000 has
been another banner year for JewishGen, once again, no exception.

- Over 42,000 submitters in the JGFF and over 3.3 million
searches performed in 2000
- Over 1457 submitters to the Family Tree of the Jewish People
representing nearly 2,000,000 names
- Over 32,000 messages posted to JewishGen and the SIG and
Research Group mailing lists in the year 2000
- Over 36 million hits this past year to the JewishGen site with
an additional 5 million searches executed on nearly 5 million
records all powered by JewishGen's servers
- 255 Yizkor Book Translations Online up >from 155 this time last
year for a total of 100 new translations
- 422 ShtetLinks pages (up >from 319 last year) with nearly 1193
localities spoken for

Truely, an impressive set of statistics!

One has only to look at the accomplishments of this organization
over the last year to realize what can really happen when diverse

people >from all corners of this earth--numbering in the
thousands-- come together with a common mission and purpose,
participating and sharing in what we believe is one of the
largest grass roots efforts ever undertaken to preserve our
history for future generations.

And what's in store for 2001? Here are some highlights...

Data collection and indexing:

1) Through our ongoing partnerships with Yad Vashem and the
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum there are over 55 million
records awaiting us all.

2) Through JewishGen's OWBR Project, effort is well underway to
index and record millions of burials in Jewish cemeteries
throughout the world.

3) JewishGen is busily engaged in establishing and solidifying
contacts and partnerships with other organizations, institutions,
museums and with our counterparts currently living in the Eastern
European Jewish communities.

4) JewishGen has developed a plan for our database infrastructure
(All Country, All Topic, All Holocaust) which is going to take an
effort far beyond the capabilities of our current database team's
volunteer time. This means the pressing need for both full time
professional technical staff and volunteers with technical
skills.

5) JewishGen will be continuing to pursue avenues and costs for
implementing a document management and retrieval system to link
to our award winning website.

Education:

1) JewishGen has been recognized throughout the world for the
educational value of so many of our projects, including the
Yizkor Book Translation Project, ShtetLinks, ShtetlSchleppers, to
name a few. These projects are being expanded as we speak and we
look forward to everyone's participation.

2) We are developing a host of Youth Projects to educate the
younger generation and bring them into our grass roots efforts.
You'll be hearing a lot more on this throughout the new year.

3.) JewishGen has software to offer real time Chat Rooms where we
can hold ongoing lectures and classroom instruction on a host of
topics of interest to us all.

Fundraising:

1) JewishGen is in final preparations of both a strategic plan
and fundraising outline to present to funding organizations all
over the world.

2) JewishGen has just launched the JewishGenMall and is
continuing to expand the products and resource materials
available.

3) JewishGen must increase the number of financial supporters
among the tens of thousands who use our services. We improved
this year and are now up to 2,146 contributors which is progress,
but still represents only a very tiny fraction of those who use
JewishGen daily.

We do want to thank all of you who have come forward this past
year in sharing your knowledge, your skills and your financial
resources.

To insure this is a 2001 Odyssey for all of us, we can only lay the
groundwork to achieve the project goals and to just maintain the
current level of usage. We must all begin to ask some very
serious questions of ourselves:

Where can I best get involved?

What skills can I bring to this table?

What project is most interesting to me so that I can feel a
part of this worthy effort?

How can I help, individually and through contacts, to assist
JewishGen reach the financial level it must to properly staff and
manage all these projects for me and my family, today and into
the future?

Please let us know your interests by reading and answering the
requests we will be making for volunteers in the near future.
Please share your ideas and your skills so we can find a place
for you on this team. And please, help us get a jump start into
the new millennium with a tax deductible contribution so we can
all begin to concentrate on these invaluable projects rather than
on "Imagining the World..."! <grin>

So, despite the continuing growth and despite the day to day
challenges of the year 2000, here we go! We are off into 2001,
into a new millennium...sharing all the thrills and joys of
connecting and re-connecting family...of educating and bringing
new meaning to our Jewish heritage, one we hope you will share
with us... in peace, in health and with a new prosperity.

Below you will find a message that came into JewishGen's Yizkor
Book Project which verbalizes some of the meaning of the work
everyone is doing to preserve our history for future generations.
Perhaps, after the first reading it will give us all better
insight into why JewishGen is engaged in the projects we hold so
dear to our hearts. Knowledge of our history can indeed
bridge gaps towards better understanding and mutual respect...
and these qualities are indeed a precursor for PEACE! Please take
a few moments to read it, to feel it and to look beyond the words
to perhaps a new meaning and dimension to what we are all doing
together in one of the greatest grass roots effort ever!

from all of us at JewishGen, we wish you and your families a very
happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Susan

Susan E. King
President
JewishGen, Inc.

******************************************
Dateline: Plock, Poland - December 24, 2000
To: JewishGen Yizkor Book Project

I have just read your material and decided to write a few words
to you. I am a young Pole (29) and I have been interested in the
Yedwabne tragedy for a few weeks. The very first thing I came
across about Yedwabne was a huge article published by a Polish
daily newspaper "GAZETA" in November. It was a kind of public
response after publishing a book by Gratz (I haven't read it
yet). I have to admit that the Yedwabne tragedy really shocked
me. It is extremely painful for me for two reasons. The first one
is that I can't believe that such things had happened (though I
am not doubtful at all) and the second is that almost nothing is
being done to "reconcile" the two nations. All those murders
should have been punished many years ago. I totally support your
efforts towards revealing the truth about this mass murder. I
often ask myself why it is so hard to understand, accept and
respect, why it is far easier to hate, ignore and underestimate.
I am a young man and I am trying to be as far objective as I can.
I adore Isaac B. Singer literature and I find a lot about Jewish
customs, living and history through reading his books. Nobody has ever
forced me to do that. There are a lot of young people like me and of course
many others who could be described as
anti-semitic. Hate isn't born >from itself. It is born because of
certain thoughtless actions >from some narrow-minded Poles and
Jews. I think that the truth about Yedwabne must come to light
and that light should be seen by everyone. At the same time I
would really wish Jewish communities (especially in the US) made
efforts towards reconciliation and creation of new relationships
between Poles and Jews. Opening people's minds seems still
difficult. I am writing this on Christmas Eve - one of the
greatest holidays of Christianity and I think that it might shed
a ray of hope and light on our relationships. These are just a
few words that I wanted to say. They don't bring anything
important but ...... with respect, understanding and hope for
better future

M.J.


Re: Glinyany #galicia

Peter Zavon <PZavon@...>
 

On Mon, 1 Jan 2001 Wayne Roth <The2thdkdr@aol.com> asked

Would the town of Glinyany be in the Bobrka district? Or the Prszemsyla=
ny
district?

Under the Austrians, Glinyany, then called Gliniany was the center of a
subdistrict in the Prszemsylany district.

It may be of interest to some that there was also a place called Gliniany=

(no doubt a much smaller place) in the Kamionka Strumlowa district, Busk
subdistrict. This locality is not included in Suzan Wynne's listing of
Galician Administrative Districts, so probably had no Jewish residents in=

1872.

Peter Zavon, Editor
Gesher Galicia Family Finder
Penfield, NY

PZAVON@Compuserve.com


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Re: Glinyany #galicia

Peter Zavon <PZavon@...>
 

On Mon, 1 Jan 2001 Wayne Roth <The2thdkdr@aol.com> asked

Would the town of Glinyany be in the Bobrka district? Or the Prszemsyla=
ny
district?

Under the Austrians, Glinyany, then called Gliniany was the center of a
subdistrict in the Prszemsylany district.

It may be of interest to some that there was also a place called Gliniany=

(no doubt a much smaller place) in the Kamionka Strumlowa district, Busk
subdistrict. This locality is not included in Suzan Wynne's listing of
Galician Administrative Districts, so probably had no Jewish residents in=

1872.

Peter Zavon, Editor
Gesher Galicia Family Finder
Penfield, NY

PZAVON@Compuserve.com


Re: FW: DNA Meeting #dna

Muriel Selling <mselling@...>
 

I have tried to get through to the web sites given below. " Website
cannot be displayed" is all I get. JGS Buffalo is trying to arrange
the same program. I was hoping Dr. Ostrer would be able to refer
us to someone at the UN. Buffalo who would be capable of presenting
such a program. Any suggestions ????
Thank You Muriel Selling

-----Original Message-----
From: Jacqueline Fineblit [mailto:jackief@worldnet.att.net]
Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2000 9:08 AM
To: DNA Testing, Ask the Experts
Subject: DNA Meeting
<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< SNIP >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

For further information or to contact Dr. Ostrer go to the following
sites:
http://www.med.nyu.edu/genetics/jewishorigins.hmtl
http://www.med.nyu.edu/people/H.Ostrer.hmtl
Jacqueline Fineblit, Boynton Beach, FL
Vice President, Public Relations, Jewish Genealogical Society of
Palm Beach
County, Inc
searching for: BALIN, BRESNICK, Ukraine & Boston, MA, CROSS,
England, South
Africa, Boston, MA; RINGEL, Poland/Russia, New York; FINEBLIT, FINMAN
Shumskoye, Ukraine, Manchester, NH
jackief@att.net


DNA Research #DNA Re: FW: DNA Meeting #dna

Muriel Selling <mselling@...>
 

I have tried to get through to the web sites given below. " Website
cannot be displayed" is all I get. JGS Buffalo is trying to arrange
the same program. I was hoping Dr. Ostrer would be able to refer
us to someone at the UN. Buffalo who would be capable of presenting
such a program. Any suggestions ????
Thank You Muriel Selling

-----Original Message-----
From: Jacqueline Fineblit [mailto:jackief@worldnet.att.net]
Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2000 9:08 AM
To: DNA Testing, Ask the Experts
Subject: DNA Meeting
<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< SNIP >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

For further information or to contact Dr. Ostrer go to the following
sites:
http://www.med.nyu.edu/genetics/jewishorigins.hmtl
http://www.med.nyu.edu/people/H.Ostrer.hmtl
Jacqueline Fineblit, Boynton Beach, FL
Vice President, Public Relations, Jewish Genealogical Society of
Palm Beach
County, Inc
searching for: BALIN, BRESNICK, Ukraine & Boston, MA, CROSS,
England, South
Africa, Boston, MA; RINGEL, Poland/Russia, New York; FINEBLIT, FINMAN
Shumskoye, Ukraine, Manchester, NH
jackief@att.net


Report from Yizkor Book Project #general

Joyce Field <jfield@...>
 

To JewishGenners:

Yizkor Book Update, December 2000 and Year 2000

As we enter 2001, it is the time to reflect on the accomplishments
of the Yizkor Book Project for the year, and they are considerable,
because of all the people who translated and donated material to us
and because of the dedicated volunteers of the html group under John
Berman.

We now have 255 entries and there were updates to 122 books during
the year. They are available at
http://www.JewishGen.org/yizkor/translations.html.

One of our notable achievements was announced last week -- the
Necrology Index at http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/.
This project was implemented by Ernie Fine, project manager, and
his talented volunteers; Michael Tobias, the JewishGen database guru;
Warren Blatt, who coordinated the myriad of technical details to get
the index online; and John Berman, who worked on the yizkor book
database. Another remarkable achievement, although invisible, is
the tune up that Michael Tobias has done on the yizkor book database.
Complex projects such as the necrology index are always a team effort
and we are indeed fortunate to have talented people working on these
projects.

New Entries for December 2000

-Galician Jewish Celebrities (check under Regions)
-Borislav, Ukraine
-Gorodek Jagiellonski, Ukraine
-Kobylnik, Belarus
-Wysockie-Mazowieckie, Poland
-Zareby Koscielne, Poland

Updates for December 2000

-Gorodets, Belarus
-Oswiecim, Poland
-Pochayev, Ukraine
-Pushelat, Lithuania
-Rokiskis, Lithuania
-Rozniatow, Ukraine
-Stawiski, Poland
-Tarnobrzeg, Poland

The list of yizkor book fundraising projects keeps growing.
Please consider a tax-deductible contribution to one or more
of these projects at
http://www.JewishGen.org/JewishGen-erosity/YizkorTrans.html

Bolekhov, Ukraine
Brzeziny, Poland
Buchach, Ukraine
Chelm, Poland
Czyzew, Poland
Dokshitsy, Belarus
Drogichin, Belarus
Gargzdai, Lithuania
Goniadz, Poland
Gorodenka, Ukraine
Gorodok, Ukraine
Grodno, Belarus
Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
Kremenets, Ukraine
Krynki, Poland
Lancut, Poland
Maramures Region
Moravia
Przemysl, Poland
Pulawy, Poland
Rozhnyatov, Ukraine
Rzeszow, Poland
Slutsk, Belarus
Sochaczew, Poland
Stawiski, Poland
Telekhany, Belarus
Wolbrom, Poland
Yedintsy, Moldova
Zgierz, Poland

We now are looking forward to another busy year.
Our queue is long but we are always accepting new translations.
Please be sure to check our web site at
http://www.JewishGen.org/yizkor/translations.html for new and
updated entries.

Joyce Field
Yizkor Book Project Manager
jfield@jewishgen.org


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Report from Yizkor Book Project #general

Joyce Field <jfield@...>
 

To JewishGenners:

Yizkor Book Update, December 2000 and Year 2000

As we enter 2001, it is the time to reflect on the accomplishments
of the Yizkor Book Project for the year, and they are considerable,
because of all the people who translated and donated material to us
and because of the dedicated volunteers of the html group under John
Berman.

We now have 255 entries and there were updates to 122 books during
the year. They are available at
http://www.JewishGen.org/yizkor/translations.html.

One of our notable achievements was announced last week -- the
Necrology Index at http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/yizkor/.
This project was implemented by Ernie Fine, project manager, and
his talented volunteers; Michael Tobias, the JewishGen database guru;
Warren Blatt, who coordinated the myriad of technical details to get
the index online; and John Berman, who worked on the yizkor book
database. Another remarkable achievement, although invisible, is
the tune up that Michael Tobias has done on the yizkor book database.
Complex projects such as the necrology index are always a team effort
and we are indeed fortunate to have talented people working on these
projects.

New Entries for December 2000

-Galician Jewish Celebrities (check under Regions)
-Borislav, Ukraine
-Gorodek Jagiellonski, Ukraine
-Kobylnik, Belarus
-Wysockie-Mazowieckie, Poland
-Zareby Koscielne, Poland

Updates for December 2000

-Gorodets, Belarus
-Oswiecim, Poland
-Pochayev, Ukraine
-Pushelat, Lithuania
-Rokiskis, Lithuania
-Rozniatow, Ukraine
-Stawiski, Poland
-Tarnobrzeg, Poland

The list of yizkor book fundraising projects keeps growing.
Please consider a tax-deductible contribution to one or more
of these projects at
http://www.JewishGen.org/JewishGen-erosity/YizkorTrans.html

Bolekhov, Ukraine
Brzeziny, Poland
Buchach, Ukraine
Chelm, Poland
Czyzew, Poland
Dokshitsy, Belarus
Drogichin, Belarus
Gargzdai, Lithuania
Goniadz, Poland
Gorodenka, Ukraine
Gorodok, Ukraine
Grodno, Belarus
Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
Kremenets, Ukraine
Krynki, Poland
Lancut, Poland
Maramures Region
Moravia
Przemysl, Poland
Pulawy, Poland
Rozhnyatov, Ukraine
Rzeszow, Poland
Slutsk, Belarus
Sochaczew, Poland
Stawiski, Poland
Telekhany, Belarus
Wolbrom, Poland
Yedintsy, Moldova
Zgierz, Poland

We now are looking forward to another busy year.
Our queue is long but we are always accepting new translations.
Please be sure to check our web site at
http://www.JewishGen.org/yizkor/translations.html for new and
updated entries.

Joyce Field
Yizkor Book Project Manager
jfield@jewishgen.org


Sam COHEN search #general

David Rundo <djar5@...>
 

I inadvertently deleted an email (>from jewishgen) that some one was
searching for info on a Sam Cohen. I have info on a Sam Cohen and
reletives. so if the sender could contact me privately, I may
beable to help (pls send your email to me, I was not able to find it in
the jewishgen archives as it
only went to Dec 25th

thanks

David Rundo


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Sam COHEN search #general

David Rundo <djar5@...>
 

I inadvertently deleted an email (>from jewishgen) that some one was
searching for info on a Sam Cohen. I have info on a Sam Cohen and
reletives. so if the sender could contact me privately, I may
beable to help (pls send your email to me, I was not able to find it in
the jewishgen archives as it
only went to Dec 25th

thanks

David Rundo


Various Genealogy Newsgroups #general

Al Wirtzbaum <nycityal@...>
 

X-Accept-Language: en
Sender: news <news@bob.news.rcn.net>

I discovered some genealogy newsgroups recently which I would like
to find out if any of you fellow genners have used. They are the
following: alt.binaries.cd.genealogy,
alt.binaries.cd.genealogy.d, and alt.binaries.cd.genealogy.parts.

Al Wirtzbaum

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Re: Naturalization paper deciphering #general

hennynow
 

Sorry, Michael, that's not a town name. I read the passage as:

"that he was born in Austria...."

Henny

Henriette Moed Roth
Los Angeles, CA
hennynow@pacbell.net


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Various Genealogy Newsgroups #general

Al Wirtzbaum <nycityal@...>
 

X-Accept-Language: en
Sender: news <news@bob.news.rcn.net>

I discovered some genealogy newsgroups recently which I would like
to find out if any of you fellow genners have used. They are the
following: alt.binaries.cd.genealogy,
alt.binaries.cd.genealogy.d, and alt.binaries.cd.genealogy.parts.

Al Wirtzbaum

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Naturalization paper deciphering #general

hennynow
 

Sorry, Michael, that's not a town name. I read the passage as:

"that he was born in Austria...."

Henny

Henriette Moed Roth
Los Angeles, CA
hennynow@pacbell.net