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Jerusalem Rabbinate 1872 #rabbinic

Agmon Chava and Hugo
 

Greetings, SIG members.

Can any well-read member of our group help me with further
genealogical details on a Rabbi Yehoshua CARO of Morocco, rabbi at
the Chief Rabbinate of Jerusalem in 1872, or direct me to a reliable
literary source.

Thank you in advance.

Chava Agmon
CARO Family Genealogist


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic Jerusalem Rabbinate 1872 #rabbinic

Agmon Chava and Hugo
 

Greetings, SIG members.

Can any well-read member of our group help me with further
genealogical details on a Rabbi Yehoshua CARO of Morocco, rabbi at
the Chief Rabbinate of Jerusalem in 1872, or direct me to a reliable
literary source.

Thank you in advance.

Chava Agmon
CARO Family Genealogist


Visit to Vorna/Varniai - looking for a guide & advice? #lithuania

Jmfine2000@...
 

My cousin is visiting Belarus and he leaves the USA in 2 weeks. He is
planning to visit our ancestral home of Vorna or Varniai. Do any of
you know a good guide for the shtetls of that area of Lithuania? Have
you been to Varniai and can you offer any advice that I can pass along?

Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance,

Jonathan Fine
Tustin CA

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately with any recommendations for
guides. Other information about Varniai may be shared with the list.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Visit to Vorna/Varniai - looking for a guide & advice? #lithuania

Jmfine2000@...
 

My cousin is visiting Belarus and he leaves the USA in 2 weeks. He is
planning to visit our ancestral home of Vorna or Varniai. Do any of
you know a good guide for the shtetls of that area of Lithuania? Have
you been to Varniai and can you offer any advice that I can pass along?

Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance,

Jonathan Fine
Tustin CA

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately with any recommendations for
guides. Other information about Varniai may be shared with the list.


Researching Wiener/Wajner/Wejner/Vejner/Vajner #poland

Wienefr@...
 

I am currently attempting to research my father's family. Unfortunately,
my father and his several siblings are gone, and my cousins have no
interest in geneology.

After many frustrating years of dead-ends, I believe that these Wieners,
Wajners, Wejners, Vajners, or Vejners are sourced to the Bialystok area.
My grandfather's name was Heyman or Hyman in English. He arrived in
NYC >from Bialystok via England between 1903-1904, even though
ellisisland.org doesn't have them listed (I think that some of the
1903-1904 manifest records are lost).

He and my grandmother, Rachel Lefcoff (Laskow?) Wiener, settled in
Newark, NJ >from 1910 until his death in 1933. I believe that he was
born in the Bialystok area in 1868. His father, my grandfather, was
listed as "Wolf Wiener" on my grandfather's death certificate, which I
recently located >from NJ State Archives. I would imagine that Wolf
was born in the 1830's or 1840's.

Do I need to go to the Polish national archives for more information?
I will do so, but I thought that I would post this first. Thanks for
any help.

Shalom.

Frank Wiener
Princeton NJ

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Jewish records >from Bialystok and many surrounding
communities for most of the 19th century have been indexed and are
searchable in the database of Jewish Records Indexing-Poland at
www.jri-poland.org To focus your search effectively, you can enter
the geographical coordinates for Bialystok --53 08 /23 09 -- and
search in a radius of, for example, 60 miles, to get possible family
members >from Bialystok and surrounding villages.


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland Researching Wiener/Wajner/Wejner/Vejner/Vajner #poland

Wienefr@...
 

I am currently attempting to research my father's family. Unfortunately,
my father and his several siblings are gone, and my cousins have no
interest in geneology.

After many frustrating years of dead-ends, I believe that these Wieners,
Wajners, Wejners, Vajners, or Vejners are sourced to the Bialystok area.
My grandfather's name was Heyman or Hyman in English. He arrived in
NYC >from Bialystok via England between 1903-1904, even though
ellisisland.org doesn't have them listed (I think that some of the
1903-1904 manifest records are lost).

He and my grandmother, Rachel Lefcoff (Laskow?) Wiener, settled in
Newark, NJ >from 1910 until his death in 1933. I believe that he was
born in the Bialystok area in 1868. His father, my grandfather, was
listed as "Wolf Wiener" on my grandfather's death certificate, which I
recently located >from NJ State Archives. I would imagine that Wolf
was born in the 1830's or 1840's.

Do I need to go to the Polish national archives for more information?
I will do so, but I thought that I would post this first. Thanks for
any help.

Shalom.

Frank Wiener
Princeton NJ

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Jewish records >from Bialystok and many surrounding
communities for most of the 19th century have been indexed and are
searchable in the database of Jewish Records Indexing-Poland at
www.jri-poland.org To focus your search effectively, you can enter
the geographical coordinates for Bialystok --53 08 /23 09 -- and
search in a radius of, for example, 60 miles, to get possible family
members >from Bialystok and surrounding villages.


GOLDLUST / MARGULES - Dzialoszyce #poland

Nigel Wilson <wilsonettes@...>
 

If anyone has information on the descendants of Chaia Malka GOLDLUST who
married Zalman MARGULES in 1874 in Dzialoszyce, Kielce Gubernia/Province,
Poland - please contact me.

I thank you

Patricia Wilson (Israel)

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately.


JRI Poland #Poland GOLDLUST / MARGULES - Dzialoszyce #poland

Nigel Wilson <wilsonettes@...>
 

If anyone has information on the descendants of Chaia Malka GOLDLUST who
married Zalman MARGULES in 1874 in Dzialoszyce, Kielce Gubernia/Province,
Poland - please contact me.

I thank you

Patricia Wilson (Israel)

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately.


Searching FINK family #poland

Moshe Fink <fmosh@...>
 

Hello Searchers
It is now quite some time, that I am searching for the FINK and MIKOLAJEWICZ
families, >from the villages of Jaworsko and Palesnica, in the region of
Krakow. I must admit, that so far the results are rather poor. Anyway,
within my search, I reached the Yad Vashem web site. There, I found a whole
FINK family, >from Nowy Sacz, which was annihilated in the Holocaust. These
unfortunate people were born, during the second half of the 19th century,
and the beginning of the 20th century. My FINK family members were born
during the same period, but fortunately they survived the Holocaust. The
striking genealogical feature, in these two FINK families, is that most of
their first names like-Akiva, Aharon Yosef, Gitl and Frieda, appear in both
families. I do not think, that it is only a coincidence, I think that there
existed a common ancestor. However, I am not able to prove it, due to lack
of any documents or any other evidence.
So, please, if there is someone who has any knowledge regarding the FINK
(and/or MIKOLAJEWICZ) families, >from Jaworsko and Palesnica and/or Nowy
Sacz, please let me know.
With Thanks
Moshe Fink, Herzliya, Israel

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Indices to the records >from the town of Nowy Sacz
-- including nearby villages -- were just recently added to the JRI-Poland
database. If you search the database at www.jri-poland.org you will find
six listings for the name FINK >from Nowy Sacz.


JRI Poland #Poland Searching FINK family #poland

Moshe Fink <fmosh@...>
 

Hello Searchers
It is now quite some time, that I am searching for the FINK and MIKOLAJEWICZ
families, >from the villages of Jaworsko and Palesnica, in the region of
Krakow. I must admit, that so far the results are rather poor. Anyway,
within my search, I reached the Yad Vashem web site. There, I found a whole
FINK family, >from Nowy Sacz, which was annihilated in the Holocaust. These
unfortunate people were born, during the second half of the 19th century,
and the beginning of the 20th century. My FINK family members were born
during the same period, but fortunately they survived the Holocaust. The
striking genealogical feature, in these two FINK families, is that most of
their first names like-Akiva, Aharon Yosef, Gitl and Frieda, appear in both
families. I do not think, that it is only a coincidence, I think that there
existed a common ancestor. However, I am not able to prove it, due to lack
of any documents or any other evidence.
So, please, if there is someone who has any knowledge regarding the FINK
(and/or MIKOLAJEWICZ) families, >from Jaworsko and Palesnica and/or Nowy
Sacz, please let me know.
With Thanks
Moshe Fink, Herzliya, Israel

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Indices to the records >from the town of Nowy Sacz
-- including nearby villages -- were just recently added to the JRI-Poland
database. If you search the database at www.jri-poland.org you will find
six listings for the name FINK >from Nowy Sacz.


KATZ ELLIS ISLAND #unitedkingdom

malcolm katz <malkikatz9361@...>
 

Im looking for descendents of ELIK KATZ landed at
Ellis Island 30/11/1904 ship Blucher >from Hamburg.
He is listed as married and a baker born 1865 in
KUTNO,Russia(Now Poland).
His ticket was paid by his brother and he is listed as
SCHOLAM KATZ of Delancy ?? 170.New York.
I believe very strongly these brothers were siblings
of my Great Grandfather ISAAC ELIAS KATZ born 1864 in
KUTNO,He came to London in 1906 and stayed here.
Kind Regards
Malki Katz
London








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JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom KATZ ELLIS ISLAND #unitedkingdom

malcolm katz <malkikatz9361@...>
 

Im looking for descendents of ELIK KATZ landed at
Ellis Island 30/11/1904 ship Blucher >from Hamburg.
He is listed as married and a baker born 1865 in
KUTNO,Russia(Now Poland).
His ticket was paid by his brother and he is listed as
SCHOLAM KATZ of Delancy ?? 170.New York.
I believe very strongly these brothers were siblings
of my Great Grandfather ISAAC ELIAS KATZ born 1864 in
KUTNO,He came to London in 1906 and stayed here.
Kind Regards
Malki Katz
London








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Re: PICKARCZYK family from Rodzies #general

Alexander Sharon
 

Eve Line Blum wrote

I'm searching information about a PICKARCZYK family who is said to come
from Rodzies (Poland) and came to France before 1930. I can't find these
names (both the family name and the place) anywhere. Several of them were
deported >from France during WWII, but I couldn't find any trace either.
Any information would be welcome.
Eve,

"Pickarczyk" is corrupted version of Piekarczyk (literally, a "little
baker"). All Poland/ JRI-P databases list 66 entries for Piekarczyk (exact
spelling), mostly >from Lomza, some >from Kalisz region.

As to town "Rodzies" - its another corrupted version, one may speculate if
this is Radzyn Podlaski (also known as Rodzin), Racia,z' near Sierpc or
parhaps Radzicz.

Best,

Alexander Sharon
Calgary, Ab


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: PICKARCZYK family from Rodzies #general

Alexander Sharon
 

Eve Line Blum wrote

I'm searching information about a PICKARCZYK family who is said to come
from Rodzies (Poland) and came to France before 1930. I can't find these
names (both the family name and the place) anywhere. Several of them were
deported >from France during WWII, but I couldn't find any trace either.
Any information would be welcome.
Eve,

"Pickarczyk" is corrupted version of Piekarczyk (literally, a "little
baker"). All Poland/ JRI-P databases list 66 entries for Piekarczyk (exact
spelling), mostly >from Lomza, some >from Kalisz region.

As to town "Rodzies" - its another corrupted version, one may speculate if
this is Radzyn Podlaski (also known as Rodzin), Racia,z' near Sierpc or
parhaps Radzicz.

Best,

Alexander Sharon
Calgary, Ab


JGSPBCI September 13 membership meeting notice #general

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
 

September Meeting notice
JGSPBCI
Join us for the opening meeting of the fall season.

When: September 13, 2006
Where: South County Civic Center,
16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL.
Time: 11:30 AM Belarus Special Interest Group
1:00 PM PROGRAM: What's New In Genealogy-Conference Report
1:45 PM Brick Wall Session and Business Meeting
Guest Fee: Guests are welcome. The $5.00 guest fee may be applied towards
membership.

Program:
What's new in Genealogy
A report on the 26th IAJGS International Conference
The opening program for the Fall season will begin at 1 PM. with a Power
Point overview by Dr. Marvin Hamburg - presenting reflections of the
Conference on Jewish Genealogy held recently in New York City. Thirty of our
JGSPBCI members attended the Conference and have returned with a wealth of
genealogical information to share with us.

President Dennis Rice and several other members will highlight meetings and
lectures they attended.

New time for Brick Wall Session:
The popular Brick Wall Session will be held after the program. A panel of
experts will be available to help members solve research problems. Questions
will be accepted >from the floor. For further information about the Brick
Wall program or to submit questions in advance, e-mail Program Chairperson
Harvey Brown: torbro4@adelphia.net.

Special Interest Groups (SIGS) will continue each month.
The Belarus SIG group will meet on Sept.13 in the small classroom at l1:30
am. Come and learn of the activities, experiences and what is new in the
field of Belarus research.

Yad Vashem and Pages of Testimony
Our JGSPBCI program is off to a good start. "P.O.T.s" are starting to come
in. Volunteers are recruiting other volunteers and several organizations
have been contacted and are joining our JGSBPC in recording Pages of
Testimony >from families and friends.

To date, only a little more than half of the six million Holocaust victims
have been recorded in the Names Database www.yadvashem.org and time is
running out as survivors pass on and memories of friends and relatives fade.

"Pages of Testimony" (only one page is needed per victim) will be available
at our September 13th meeting. Volunteers will be provided for anyone who
needs assistance in filing a P.O.T.
For further information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact:
Sandra and Donald Hirschhorn sdh2381@bellsouth.net

Save these dates for Special Events:
Sunday January 21, 2007
16th Anniversary Luncheon
Benvenuto Restaurant, Boynton Beach, FL
Chairperson: Sylvia Nusinov
curiousyl@bellsouth.net
Co-Chair: Jacqueline Fineblit
jsfine@adelphia .net


Wednesday February 28, 2007
Annual Mini Conference
Beifield Auditorium
Sandler Center for Jewish Life Enhancement
Levis Jewish Community Center Campus in Boca Raton, FL
Chairperson: Joel Sisitsky sisitsky@adelphia.net
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Florida, Inc. will
hold our 16th WorkShop Mini-Conference 9AM to 4:30PM. Registration: 8:30 AM
to 9:00 AM.
Approximately seven programs will be presented on topics ranging >from
hardships our ancestors faced in traveling to the United States, Jews in the
U.S.Civil War and a basic introduction to Power Point.
A kosher box lunch is included. A Resource Room will be open for
participants to peruse as will our library, enabling one to make use of our
resource material and connect to the internet.

Dennis Rice, President
drtigers@aol.com


JGS of Montreal - Next Meeting - Monday, September 18, 2006 #general

Merle Kastner <merlek@...>
 

The JGS of Montreal, in association with the Jewish Public Library,
is pleased to announce our next meeting,
featuring author and historian, Joe King.

The meeting will be held on
Monday, September 18, 2006, 7:30 pm, sharp
Gelber Conference Centre
5151 Cote Ste-Catherine/1 Carré Cummings

Members and interested friends are always welcome.

Joe King, dubbed "Historian of Montreal Jewry" is the author of ">from the
Ghetto to the Main, The Story of the Jews of Montreal" and "Baron Byng to
Bagels, Tales of Jewish Montreal".

Journalist, broadcaster and author, Mr. King will talk about the thrill of
discovery in terms of researching and writing Jewish history, and discovering
appropriate illustrations.
------------------------------------
*Next Sunday Morning Family Tree Workshop*
September 10, 2006 - 9:45am to 12:00 noon

For all information on our
upcoming meetings & Sunday Morning Family Tree Workshops:
JGS of Montreal Hotline - 24 hours a day:
514-484-0969

Merle Kastner
JGS of Montreal, Programming
merlek@videotron.ca


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGSPBCI September 13 membership meeting notice #general

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
 

September Meeting notice
JGSPBCI
Join us for the opening meeting of the fall season.

When: September 13, 2006
Where: South County Civic Center,
16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL.
Time: 11:30 AM Belarus Special Interest Group
1:00 PM PROGRAM: What's New In Genealogy-Conference Report
1:45 PM Brick Wall Session and Business Meeting
Guest Fee: Guests are welcome. The $5.00 guest fee may be applied towards
membership.

Program:
What's new in Genealogy
A report on the 26th IAJGS International Conference
The opening program for the Fall season will begin at 1 PM. with a Power
Point overview by Dr. Marvin Hamburg - presenting reflections of the
Conference on Jewish Genealogy held recently in New York City. Thirty of our
JGSPBCI members attended the Conference and have returned with a wealth of
genealogical information to share with us.

President Dennis Rice and several other members will highlight meetings and
lectures they attended.

New time for Brick Wall Session:
The popular Brick Wall Session will be held after the program. A panel of
experts will be available to help members solve research problems. Questions
will be accepted >from the floor. For further information about the Brick
Wall program or to submit questions in advance, e-mail Program Chairperson
Harvey Brown: torbro4@adelphia.net.

Special Interest Groups (SIGS) will continue each month.
The Belarus SIG group will meet on Sept.13 in the small classroom at l1:30
am. Come and learn of the activities, experiences and what is new in the
field of Belarus research.

Yad Vashem and Pages of Testimony
Our JGSPBCI program is off to a good start. "P.O.T.s" are starting to come
in. Volunteers are recruiting other volunteers and several organizations
have been contacted and are joining our JGSBPC in recording Pages of
Testimony >from families and friends.

To date, only a little more than half of the six million Holocaust victims
have been recorded in the Names Database www.yadvashem.org and time is
running out as survivors pass on and memories of friends and relatives fade.

"Pages of Testimony" (only one page is needed per victim) will be available
at our September 13th meeting. Volunteers will be provided for anyone who
needs assistance in filing a P.O.T.
For further information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact:
Sandra and Donald Hirschhorn sdh2381@bellsouth.net

Save these dates for Special Events:
Sunday January 21, 2007
16th Anniversary Luncheon
Benvenuto Restaurant, Boynton Beach, FL
Chairperson: Sylvia Nusinov
curiousyl@bellsouth.net
Co-Chair: Jacqueline Fineblit
jsfine@adelphia .net


Wednesday February 28, 2007
Annual Mini Conference
Beifield Auditorium
Sandler Center for Jewish Life Enhancement
Levis Jewish Community Center Campus in Boca Raton, FL
Chairperson: Joel Sisitsky sisitsky@adelphia.net
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Florida, Inc. will
hold our 16th WorkShop Mini-Conference 9AM to 4:30PM. Registration: 8:30 AM
to 9:00 AM.
Approximately seven programs will be presented on topics ranging >from
hardships our ancestors faced in traveling to the United States, Jews in the
U.S.Civil War and a basic introduction to Power Point.
A kosher box lunch is included. A Resource Room will be open for
participants to peruse as will our library, enabling one to make use of our
resource material and connect to the internet.

Dennis Rice, President
drtigers@aol.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS of Montreal - Next Meeting - Monday, September 18, 2006 #general

Merle Kastner <merlek@...>
 

The JGS of Montreal, in association with the Jewish Public Library,
is pleased to announce our next meeting,
featuring author and historian, Joe King.

The meeting will be held on
Monday, September 18, 2006, 7:30 pm, sharp
Gelber Conference Centre
5151 Cote Ste-Catherine/1 Carré Cummings

Members and interested friends are always welcome.

Joe King, dubbed "Historian of Montreal Jewry" is the author of ">from the
Ghetto to the Main, The Story of the Jews of Montreal" and "Baron Byng to
Bagels, Tales of Jewish Montreal".

Journalist, broadcaster and author, Mr. King will talk about the thrill of
discovery in terms of researching and writing Jewish history, and discovering
appropriate illustrations.
------------------------------------
*Next Sunday Morning Family Tree Workshop*
September 10, 2006 - 9:45am to 12:00 noon

For all information on our
upcoming meetings & Sunday Morning Family Tree Workshops:
JGS of Montreal Hotline - 24 hours a day:
514-484-0969

Merle Kastner
JGS of Montreal, Programming
merlek@videotron.ca


JGS of Greater Miami, Inc. September 10 2006 #general

Barbara Musikar
 

On Sunday, Sept. 10 at 10 AM sharp, the Jewish Genealogical Society of
Greater Miami, Inc. will present several veteran and new members of the
Society, led by former President Joan Parker and President Barbara Musikar.
They will talk about the latest advances in Jewish genealogy that were
discussed in New York at the International Association of Jewish Genealogy
Societies convention held in August, 2006.

All meetings are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

The meeting will take place at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 4200
Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 3137, Phone: 305-576-4000. Please bring picture
ID.

The parking entrance is at the rear of the building on Federal Highway. For
more information, please contact Barbara Musikar by email at bar945@hotmail
com.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS of Greater Miami, Inc. September 10 2006 #general

Barbara Musikar
 

On Sunday, Sept. 10 at 10 AM sharp, the Jewish Genealogical Society of
Greater Miami, Inc. will present several veteran and new members of the
Society, led by former President Joan Parker and President Barbara Musikar.
They will talk about the latest advances in Jewish genealogy that were
discussed in New York at the International Association of Jewish Genealogy
Societies convention held in August, 2006.

All meetings are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

The meeting will take place at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 4200
Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 3137, Phone: 305-576-4000. Please bring picture
ID.

The parking entrance is at the rear of the building on Federal Highway. For
more information, please contact Barbara Musikar by email at bar945@hotmail
com.