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Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Re: Women's "Hebrew" names #lithuania

Altersolomon@...
 

In a message dated 19/10/2005 21:51:53 GMT Standard Time,
dothan-t@... writes:

People sometimes ask on this list about what they think is a female
Hebrew name. I have noticed that most of these names are not in Hebrew.
While there are not very many biblical women's names, it seems East
European Jews used only few of the women's names the bible offers
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Is this so? Most of the Litvak female names in my family have a biblical
connection - more so it seems to me than today's Israeli girls names.
Alter Solomon


Re: Women's "Hebrew" names #lithuania

Altersolomon@...
 

In a message dated 19/10/2005 21:51:53 GMT Standard Time,
dothan-t@... writes:

People sometimes ask on this list about what they think is a female
Hebrew name. I have noticed that most of these names are not in Hebrew.
While there are not very many biblical women's names, it seems East
European Jews used only few of the women's names the bible offers
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Is this so? Most of the Litvak female names in my family have a biblical
connection - more so it seems to me than today's Israeli girls names.
Alter Solomon


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Neme equivalents #lithuania

berggyn@...
 

hudes has nothing to do with hadassah- it's short for yeHUDIS/JUDITH.
besides, NOTHING can be inferred nor assumed >from the concept of
"name equivalents"

Marc Berger
New York


Neme equivalents #lithuania

berggyn@...
 

hudes has nothing to do with hadassah- it's short for yeHUDIS/JUDITH.
besides, NOTHING can be inferred nor assumed >from the concept of
"name equivalents"

Marc Berger
New York


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Internal Passport Database Update #lithuania

Howard Margol
 

In the next several weeks, after the JewishGen servers have overcome all
of their problems, a number of additions will be added to the Lithuania
1919-1940 internal passport Database. In addition to more records >from
the city of Panevezys, the entire file of applications for the city of
Jonava will be included in the database.

Work is continuing on translating the Panevezys files and the translation
of the internal passport applications for the city of Kaunas is already
underway. Estimates are between 17,000-18,000 files are included in the
Kaunas records.

In the near future, I expect to receive a list of all of the other cities
and towns in Lithuania where Jews applied for an internal passport during
1919-1940. Before the project is completed, as many as 200,000 records
could be included in the database. The value of these records are, and
will be, of great value to researchers.

For full information about internal passports, to search the database,
and instructions on how to support the project please go to -
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Lithuania/InternalPassports.htm

Howard Margol
Atlanta, Georgia
homargol@...


Internal Passport Database Update #lithuania

Howard Margol
 

In the next several weeks, after the JewishGen servers have overcome all
of their problems, a number of additions will be added to the Lithuania
1919-1940 internal passport Database. In addition to more records >from
the city of Panevezys, the entire file of applications for the city of
Jonava will be included in the database.

Work is continuing on translating the Panevezys files and the translation
of the internal passport applications for the city of Kaunas is already
underway. Estimates are between 17,000-18,000 files are included in the
Kaunas records.

In the near future, I expect to receive a list of all of the other cities
and towns in Lithuania where Jews applied for an internal passport during
1919-1940. Before the project is completed, as many as 200,000 records
could be included in the database. The value of these records are, and
will be, of great value to researchers.

For full information about internal passports, to search the database,
and instructions on how to support the project please go to -
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Lithuania/InternalPassports.htm

Howard Margol
Atlanta, Georgia
homargol@...


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Vital Records Indexing Project seeking a Web page designer #lithuania

Joel Ratner
 

All,

The LitvakSIG Vital Records Indexing Project is seeking a Web designer
to create a set of web pages for the VRI project. This project is now one of
the main efforts of the SIG and it is need of its own page. I am looking for
someone with enough expertise to put something together similar to a
JRI-Poland web page. If you interested, please contact me privately at
joelrat1@... .

Joel Ratner
Coordinator, Vilna District Research Group


Vital Records Indexing Project seeking a Web page designer #lithuania

Joel Ratner
 

All,

The LitvakSIG Vital Records Indexing Project is seeking a Web designer
to create a set of web pages for the VRI project. This project is now one of
the main efforts of the SIG and it is need of its own page. I am looking for
someone with enough expertise to put something together similar to a
JRI-Poland web page. If you interested, please contact me privately at
joelrat1@... .

Joel Ratner
Coordinator, Vilna District Research Group


Re: Famous Bialystoker Artist BENN #poland

cpinkus@...
 

Benn was born in Bialystok (in the page is written ">from russia" and his
name was Ben Cyon Rabiniwicz, There was an exposition in his honor from
October 6 to October 13 2005 organaizad by "BIBLE a NEULLY" with the
municipality of Neully sur Seine, FRANCE.

29 Benn's paintings were exposed under the inspiration of the psalms.
He arrived Paris in 1930 and became part of "l'ecole de Paris" were he
joints foreigner painters like Chagall, Soutine, Kisling, Modigliani...
artists that were running away >from persecutions. In the years of the
occupation he painted the first "visions" of the psalms.
The paintings trascended the apparances and went further into the mystery
of the psalms.

links to Benn

www.zchor.org/bialystok/yizkor12.htm#benn

www.zchor.org/bialystok/toc.htm


CARLOS PINKUS
BUENOS AIRES

----- Original Message -----
Subject: Famous Bialystoker Artist BENN
From: "Mark Halpern" <bialystoker@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 15:03:57 -0400
X-Message-Number: 1

Dear BialyGenners:

Solomon Rabinowicz was the architect who designed and built the
Bialystok Great Synagogue. See
http://www.zabludow.com/bialystokgreatsynagogue.html for more
information.

Solomon's son, Ben-Zion, was a great artist who lived in Paris and used
the name BENN (1905-1989). BENN is being honored in Paris on the
occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The website for this
honor is http://www.bibleaneuilly.org/expobenn.html.

As are many Americans, I am language challenged and do not read French.
Anyone who does read French, please help us out and provide a brief
summary of this website honoring our landsman BENN.

If anyone knows of a website where we can find out more about BENN's
works, please let us know.

Hag Sameach,
Mark Halpern
BIALYGen Coordinator


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland Re: RE: Famous Bialystoker Artist BENN #poland

cpinkus@...
 

Benn was born in Bialystok (in the page is written ">from russia" and his
name was Ben Cyon Rabiniwicz, There was an exposition in his honor from
October 6 to October 13 2005 organaizad by "BIBLE a NEULLY" with the
municipality of Neully sur Seine, FRANCE.

29 Benn's paintings were exposed under the inspiration of the psalms.
He arrived Paris in 1930 and became part of "l'ecole de Paris" were he
joints foreigner painters like Chagall, Soutine, Kisling, Modigliani...
artists that were running away >from persecutions. In the years of the
occupation he painted the first "visions" of the psalms.
The paintings trascended the apparances and went further into the mystery
of the psalms.

links to Benn

www.zchor.org/bialystok/yizkor12.htm#benn

www.zchor.org/bialystok/toc.htm


CARLOS PINKUS
BUENOS AIRES

----- Original Message -----
Subject: Famous Bialystoker Artist BENN
From: "Mark Halpern" <bialystoker@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 15:03:57 -0400
X-Message-Number: 1

Dear BialyGenners:

Solomon Rabinowicz was the architect who designed and built the
Bialystok Great Synagogue. See
http://www.zabludow.com/bialystokgreatsynagogue.html for more
information.

Solomon's son, Ben-Zion, was a great artist who lived in Paris and used
the name BENN (1905-1989). BENN is being honored in Paris on the
occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The website for this
honor is http://www.bibleaneuilly.org/expobenn.html.

As are many Americans, I am language challenged and do not read French.
Anyone who does read French, please help us out and provide a brief
summary of this website honoring our landsman BENN.

If anyone knows of a website where we can find out more about BENN's
works, please let us know.

Hag Sameach,
Mark Halpern
BIALYGen Coordinator


Re: Famous Bialystoker Artist BENN #poland

Maisler.org <contact@...>
 

Hello Mark,

Here goes a translation of the BENN expo webpage. :

***
from the 6th to the 13th October 2005 "BIBLE NEUILLY" [organisation
that links Jewish and Christian communities of Neuilly] presented, in
partnership with the city of Neuilly sur Seine [and the organisation
"Les Amis de Benn et Ghera"]

BENN=
EXPOSITION : 29 paintings inspired by psalms

Benn was a painter of Russian origin. He came to Paris in 1930 and
joined the "School of Paris", which was made up of foreign painters
(Chagall, Soutine, Kisling, Modigliani...), notably Jews fleeing
persecution. It is while hidden during the occupation years that he
had his first "visions" of psalms.

The painter Benn transcends appearance. He brings out the sense of
psalmist verses and brings us along with a flap of a wing... or a
stroke of a brush... towards mystery.

Nearly 1500 visiteurs (including 833 schoolchildren who enjoyed specific
activities) could discover or rediscover the work of the painter Benn
thanks to these 29 illustrated psalms.
***

all the best,

Joshua MEISLER
http://www.maisler.org


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland RE: Famous Bialystoker Artist BENN #poland

Maisler.org <contact@...>
 

Hello Mark,

Here goes a translation of the BENN expo webpage. :

***
from the 6th to the 13th October 2005 "BIBLE NEUILLY" [organisation
that links Jewish and Christian communities of Neuilly] presented, in
partnership with the city of Neuilly sur Seine [and the organisation
"Les Amis de Benn et Ghera"]

BENN=
EXPOSITION : 29 paintings inspired by psalms

Benn was a painter of Russian origin. He came to Paris in 1930 and
joined the "School of Paris", which was made up of foreign painters
(Chagall, Soutine, Kisling, Modigliani...), notably Jews fleeing
persecution. It is while hidden during the occupation years that he
had his first "visions" of psalms.

The painter Benn transcends appearance. He brings out the sense of
psalmist verses and brings us along with a flap of a wing... or a
stroke of a brush... towards mystery.

Nearly 1500 visiteurs (including 833 schoolchildren who enjoyed specific
activities) could discover or rediscover the work of the painter Benn
thanks to these 29 illustrated psalms.
***

all the best,

Joshua MEISLER
http://www.maisler.org


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen RICHON in Switzerland #general

Stephen Warshall <lister@...>
 

I am looking into the ancestry of Jules RICHON, born in
Switzerland in about 1847, who emigrated to the US in 1870. His
descendants think he may have been Jewish, but there is no
strong evidence, positive or negative.

Has any JewishGenner encountered this surname in Swiss
records, particularly in the Suisse romande (since the family was
French-speaking)?

Any leads would be much appreciated.

Stephen Warshall
Gloucester MA

MODERATOR NOTE: You may also want to join the French Special
Interest Group (SIG)whose prime objective is to provide a forum for questions,
exchange of information and discussion of matters involved in doing Jewish
genealogical research in France, other French-speaking areas such as Belgium,
Luxembourg and Switzerland, and in former French colonies such as Tunisia,
Algeria, etc. and post your message to the French-SIG Discussion Group.
You can find out more at: http://www.jewishgen.org/French/


RICHON in Switzerland #general

Stephen Warshall <lister@...>
 

I am looking into the ancestry of Jules RICHON, born in
Switzerland in about 1847, who emigrated to the US in 1870. His
descendants think he may have been Jewish, but there is no
strong evidence, positive or negative.

Has any JewishGenner encountered this surname in Swiss
records, particularly in the Suisse romande (since the family was
French-speaking)?

Any leads would be much appreciated.

Stephen Warshall
Gloucester MA

MODERATOR NOTE: You may also want to join the French Special
Interest Group (SIG)whose prime objective is to provide a forum for questions,
exchange of information and discussion of matters involved in doing Jewish
genealogical research in France, other French-speaking areas such as Belgium,
Luxembourg and Switzerland, and in former French colonies such as Tunisia,
Algeria, etc. and post your message to the French-SIG Discussion Group.
You can find out more at: http://www.jewishgen.org/French/


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Bayside Cemetery - Ozone Park, Queens - in the news again #general

s_wiener@...
 

Hello, Genners,

The on-line version of the [New York] Jewish Week has
an article in today's issue about the current status
of this long-neglected cemetery in Queens. Mention is
made of JewishGen's Jewish Online Worldwide Burial
Registry as well.

The direct link is:
http://www.thejewishweek.com/news/newscontent.php3?artid=11569

Registration is required, but there is no cost.

Chag Succot Sameach,
Shellie Wiener
San Francisco, CA

MODERATOR NOTE: Upon checking this site before posting, registration was not
required.


Bayside Cemetery - Ozone Park, Queens - in the news again #general

s_wiener@...
 

Hello, Genners,

The on-line version of the [New York] Jewish Week has
an article in today's issue about the current status
of this long-neglected cemetery in Queens. Mention is
made of JewishGen's Jewish Online Worldwide Burial
Registry as well.

The direct link is:
http://www.thejewishweek.com/news/newscontent.php3?artid=11569

Registration is required, but there is no cost.

Chag Succot Sameach,
Shellie Wiener
San Francisco, CA

MODERATOR NOTE: Upon checking this site before posting, registration was not
required.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Seeking Fay Berg from Silver Springs MD #general

Henry <henry@...>
 

Hi All,

I came accorss a Max FISCHLER (Yeshaya Meir son of Avraham Abba) dod. June 6
1920 at the age of 36. His wife Gussie (Gitel daughter of Simcha) dod. June
6 1959 at the age of 70. They are both buried at Baron Hirsch Cemetery which
is located in Staten Island, NY. The only information they had was a Fay
BERG >from Silver Springs MD who buried Gussie. Its not indicated if she was
the next of kin. They were also a member of the Independent Stanislaver
Lodge which doest exist anymore.

I also know that Max's mother was a STEINBRECHER. I am researching the
STEINBRECHER family who came >from *Poland* and moved to Hungary.

Thank You

Henry Schwartz


Seeking Fay Berg from Silver Springs MD #general

Henry <henry@...>
 

Hi All,

I came accorss a Max FISCHLER (Yeshaya Meir son of Avraham Abba) dod. June 6
1920 at the age of 36. His wife Gussie (Gitel daughter of Simcha) dod. June
6 1959 at the age of 70. They are both buried at Baron Hirsch Cemetery which
is located in Staten Island, NY. The only information they had was a Fay
BERG >from Silver Springs MD who buried Gussie. Its not indicated if she was
the next of kin. They were also a member of the Independent Stanislaver
Lodge which doest exist anymore.

I also know that Max's mother was a STEINBRECHER. I am researching the
STEINBRECHER family who came >from *Poland* and moved to Hungary.

Thank You

Henry Schwartz


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: online auctions sites #general

Tom Venetianer <tom.vene@...>
 

Dear all,

Using auction sites for genealogical research is indeed a very useful resource.
Here is my experience of what can be found or done with auction sites:

1. Some of the most prominent auction sites allow very specific searches such as
memorabilia and judaica of certain kind or region of the world. I enjoy looking
for such themes and sometimes bump into a very interesting object or offer.

2. Although the Internet is full of used and rare books search sites, auction
sites are an alternative for finding books out-of-print.

3. The very well known auction site offers a valuable resource: one can receive
email warnings about certain very specific searches. For example, I have one of
such requests for the name "Venetianer" and all of it many spelling variants.
Since this is an unique surname, I get only few feedback messages, but when one
does arrives, it almost certainly contains something of my interest.

4. I use this same feature to search for bargain Yizkor books, which in their
original are very expensive and rarely show up in used books sites.

5. I also use this feature to search for vital records in Eastern Europe. Clearly
I won't find documents related to my family, but sometimes I find very interesting
documents which educate me in the kind of stuff to look for in the future.

6. I search for documents related to the major towns and shtetls I am researching.
Many times I find objects which tell me more about the local culture and customs.
Of course, the keyword "Jewish" is always added to this search.

I hope you find this useful.

Regards and belated chag Succot sameach
Tom

At 01:00 -0500 20.10.2005, JewishGen Discussion Group digest wrote:
Subject: online auctions sites
From: Gayle Schlissel Riley <key2pst@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 03:55:49 -0700
X-Message-Number: 3

I am using online auctions sites to augment my genealogy research. If
you know of a good foreign site to recommend would you share it with me
or us, privately unless the moderators will allow it to go out on
Jewishgen. Thank you Gayle >from San Gabriel

MODERATOR NOTE: We are unable to post recommendations of specific
online auction sites. Please reply privately.
--

Tom Venetianer < mailto:tom.vene@... >
Sao Paulo - Brazil


Re: online auctions sites #general

Tom Venetianer <tom.vene@...>
 

Dear all,

Using auction sites for genealogical research is indeed a very useful resource.
Here is my experience of what can be found or done with auction sites:

1. Some of the most prominent auction sites allow very specific searches such as
memorabilia and judaica of certain kind or region of the world. I enjoy looking
for such themes and sometimes bump into a very interesting object or offer.

2. Although the Internet is full of used and rare books search sites, auction
sites are an alternative for finding books out-of-print.

3. The very well known auction site offers a valuable resource: one can receive
email warnings about certain very specific searches. For example, I have one of
such requests for the name "Venetianer" and all of it many spelling variants.
Since this is an unique surname, I get only few feedback messages, but when one
does arrives, it almost certainly contains something of my interest.

4. I use this same feature to search for bargain Yizkor books, which in their
original are very expensive and rarely show up in used books sites.

5. I also use this feature to search for vital records in Eastern Europe. Clearly
I won't find documents related to my family, but sometimes I find very interesting
documents which educate me in the kind of stuff to look for in the future.

6. I search for documents related to the major towns and shtetls I am researching.
Many times I find objects which tell me more about the local culture and customs.
Of course, the keyword "Jewish" is always added to this search.

I hope you find this useful.

Regards and belated chag Succot sameach
Tom

At 01:00 -0500 20.10.2005, JewishGen Discussion Group digest wrote:
Subject: online auctions sites
From: Gayle Schlissel Riley <key2pst@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 03:55:49 -0700
X-Message-Number: 3

I am using online auctions sites to augment my genealogy research. If
you know of a good foreign site to recommend would you share it with me
or us, privately unless the moderators will allow it to go out on
Jewishgen. Thank you Gayle >from San Gabriel

MODERATOR NOTE: We are unable to post recommendations of specific
online auction sites. Please reply privately.
--

Tom Venetianer < mailto:tom.vene@... >
Sao Paulo - Brazil