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Re: sephardic digest: April 24, 2007 #sephardic

Nuno Wahnon Martins
 

Hi,

The surname exists in Portugal and in Cape Verd, a former Portuguese colony.
Nuno Wahnon Martins
nunobw@hotmail.com

Subject: Re: Feijoo?
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 10:21:02 -0400
Is anyone familiar at all with a familial name "Feijoo" out of Spain?
Thanks,
Elisa, also looking for Miro, Primo, Saborido
vxn@comcast.net


Sephardic SIG #Sephardim RE: sephardic digest: April 24, 2007 #sephardic

Nuno Wahnon Martins
 

Hi,

The surname exists in Portugal and in Cape Verd, a former Portuguese colony.
Nuno Wahnon Martins
nunobw@hotmail.com

Subject: Re: Feijoo?
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 10:21:02 -0400
Is anyone familiar at all with a familial name "Feijoo" out of Spain?
Thanks,
Elisa, also looking for Miro, Primo, Saborido
vxn@comcast.net


Museums in small towns #belarus

Nancy Holden
 

JGSLA is putting together a list of museums in shtetls and small towns. If
in your travels, or travel preparations, you have heard or visited a local
museum or know of a local historian, we would like to hear >from you.

Nancy Holden
Editor, Roots-Key, JGSLA


Belarus SIG #Belarus Museums in small towns #belarus

Nancy Holden
 

JGSLA is putting together a list of museums in shtetls and small towns. If
in your travels, or travel preparations, you have heard or visited a local
museum or know of a local historian, we would like to hear >from you.

Nancy Holden
Editor, Roots-Key, JGSLA


Gersh and Gershon #general

Aida <atedege@...>
 

On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 Joy Weaver wrote:
"...are Gersh and Gershon two different names?"

Hello, Joy!
Yes, Gersh and Gershon are two different and
completely unrelated names.

Gersh is the Russian version of Hersh/Hirsh which is
the Yiddish secular name for the Hebrew name Naphtali.
Naphtali is the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
whose symbol was a deer, which is exactly what
Hirsh/Hersh means in Yiddish and which also explains
why it was initially chosen to accompany the name
Naphtali.

Gershom and Gershon are one and the same Hebrew name.
It is the name of one of Jacob's grandsons by his son
Levi.

Hope this helps.
Best wishes,
Aida Rauch [Belgium]


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Gersh and Gershon #general

Aida <atedege@...>
 

On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 Joy Weaver wrote:
"...are Gersh and Gershon two different names?"

Hello, Joy!
Yes, Gersh and Gershon are two different and
completely unrelated names.

Gersh is the Russian version of Hersh/Hirsh which is
the Yiddish secular name for the Hebrew name Naphtali.
Naphtali is the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
whose symbol was a deer, which is exactly what
Hirsh/Hersh means in Yiddish and which also explains
why it was initially chosen to accompany the name
Naphtali.

Gershom and Gershon are one and the same Hebrew name.
It is the name of one of Jacob's grandsons by his son
Levi.

Hope this helps.
Best wishes,
Aida Rauch [Belgium]


Looking for Joel KAMINSKY (?Israel) #general

Stan Hart <stanhart@...>
 

Dear Genners

I am trying to trace a Holocaust survivor who was with a friend of mine
during World War 2.
The one he is trying to trace is Joel Kaminsky, who was >from Grodno (old
spelling)in the old White Russia,(now Belarus) Joel is roughly 82 years of
age now (he was 19 during the war.
I have been in touch with Avotaynu who did a search and found no record of
his entering the USA or listed as a Holocaust Survivor.
I think he went to Israel at some stage.

Is there anyone living in Israel who has come across a Joel Kaminsky?
If so, please contact me privately at stanhart@absamail.co.za

Many thanks

Stan Hart
Durban, South Africa


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Looking for Joel KAMINSKY (?Israel) #general

Stan Hart <stanhart@...>
 

Dear Genners

I am trying to trace a Holocaust survivor who was with a friend of mine
during World War 2.
The one he is trying to trace is Joel Kaminsky, who was >from Grodno (old
spelling)in the old White Russia,(now Belarus) Joel is roughly 82 years of
age now (he was 19 during the war.
I have been in touch with Avotaynu who did a search and found no record of
his entering the USA or listed as a Holocaust Survivor.
I think he went to Israel at some stage.

Is there anyone living in Israel who has come across a Joel Kaminsky?
If so, please contact me privately at stanhart@absamail.co.za

Many thanks

Stan Hart
Durban, South Africa


ViewMate 9864: Identify 1930s family in New York (ROSENFIELD? SLOIME?) #general

Julie Rosenfield
 

Hi

Please can anyone help me identify the members of the 1930s New York family
in the Viewmate photograph VM9864.

The photo can be accessed at
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=9864

The people in the photograph are the cousins of my late grandfather Jack
Rosenfield (formerly Yanchel Sloime) of Iasi, Romania. Jack's uncle moved
to New York and these are his family. Unfortunately, I don't know any of
their names and hope someone on this list can help.

If you can help, please e-mail me privately at julie@veganlondon.co.uk

Many thanks
Julie Rosenfield
London, England


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate 9864: Identify 1930s family in New York (ROSENFIELD? SLOIME?) #general

Julie Rosenfield
 

Hi

Please can anyone help me identify the members of the 1930s New York family
in the Viewmate photograph VM9864.

The photo can be accessed at
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=9864

The people in the photograph are the cousins of my late grandfather Jack
Rosenfield (formerly Yanchel Sloime) of Iasi, Romania. Jack's uncle moved
to New York and these are his family. Unfortunately, I don't know any of
their names and hope someone on this list can help.

If you can help, please e-mail me privately at julie@veganlondon.co.uk

Many thanks
Julie Rosenfield
London, England


Searching: WAJSENBERG #general

mark
 

Dear Genners.
Is there somebody searching Zelechow? searching Wajsenberg, Weissenberg,...
from Zelechow.
Wajsenberg Mark
Israel
mark306@bezeqint.net

MODERATOR NOTE: Your first step should be to register your research interests
at the JewishGen Family Finder, so that you can be contacted by or make
contact with othr researchers with the same interests. Go to:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching: WAJSENBERG #general

mark
 

Dear Genners.
Is there somebody searching Zelechow? searching Wajsenberg, Weissenberg,...
from Zelechow.
Wajsenberg Mark
Israel
mark306@bezeqint.net

MODERATOR NOTE: Your first step should be to register your research interests
at the JewishGen Family Finder, so that you can be contacted by or make
contact with othr researchers with the same interests. Go to:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/


JGS of Cleveland -- May meeting #general

Cynthia Spikell <proprius@...>
 

The May meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland
will be held Wednesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Miller Auditorium
on the second floor of Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood.

Member Richard Spector will speak about a new organizational
system for classifying relatives, suspected relatives, and DNA
relatives.

Please join us. Guests are always welcome.

Cynthia Spikell
2nd Vice President


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS of Cleveland -- May meeting #general

Cynthia Spikell <proprius@...>
 

The May meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland
will be held Wednesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Miller Auditorium
on the second floor of Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood.

Member Richard Spector will speak about a new organizational
system for classifying relatives, suspected relatives, and DNA
relatives.

Please join us. Guests are always welcome.

Cynthia Spikell
2nd Vice President


JGSPBCI, FL - May Meeting Notice #general

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
 

Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. - Florida

Please visit our website:
http://www.jgspalmbeachcounty.org

May Meeting Notice:

When: Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Where: South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL
Time: 11:30 AM (Special Interest Group) classroom 1- Polish SIG
12:30 PM Brick wall
1:00 PM Program and brief business meeting

Program: "SOS!!! Share Our Success"
Join us for one of our most successful programs. Each year members tell of
their exciting genealogical break-throughs. Learn >from our peers their
innovative approaches to solving genealogy mysteries.

Four JSPBCI members will share their successful research stories and explain
methods used to trace their families. This program, held annually as the
final meeting of the season, provides a wealth of genealogical research
information. A question and answer period will follow the lectures and
members are invited to briefly discuss their own success stories.

The popular Brick Wall Session will begin at 12:30 PM. Questions will be
accepted >from the floor. For further information about the "Share our
Success" program or to submit questions in advance for the Brick Wall
discussion, e-mail Program Chairperson Sandra Zahn Oreck at
SZahnoreck@aol.com.

The Polish Special Interest Group (SIG) will be in session >from 11:30 AM -
12:30 PM in classroom #1. For additional information regarding Special
Interest Group meetings contact Chairman Marvin Lopatin marglo6@aol.com

Guests are welcome. Guest fee is $5.00

Important information regarding our Newsletter, Scattered Seeds:
The Spring issue of Scattered Seeds has been sent by e-mail to all members
who have internet service.

Please notify Scattered Seeds Editor, Sandra Hirschhorn,
sdh2381@bellsouth.net if you did not receive it.
Our introduction of an email version of Scattered Seeds is part of our
efforts to improve the services we provide to our members. Distribution of
the newsletter by email to most of our members allows us to expand coverage
of important events and to provide more information than when constrained by
the cost of printing and mailing a hard copy version.
We are well aware that, for various reasons, not every member is able to or
desirous of receiving the newsletter by email. We will send a paper copy in
black and white, by regular mail, to any member who requests it. We will do
everything we can to make sure that no member will be disadvantaged by any
technological advance we may make.

Dennis Rice, President JGSPBCI drtigers@aol.com
Jacqueline Fineblit, E-mail coordinator jsfine@adelphia.net
Submitter: Sylvia Furshman Nusinov

President Emerita, JGSPBCI


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGSPBCI, FL - May Meeting Notice #general

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
 

Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. - Florida

Please visit our website:
http://www.jgspalmbeachcounty.org

May Meeting Notice:

When: Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Where: South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL
Time: 11:30 AM (Special Interest Group) classroom 1- Polish SIG
12:30 PM Brick wall
1:00 PM Program and brief business meeting

Program: "SOS!!! Share Our Success"
Join us for one of our most successful programs. Each year members tell of
their exciting genealogical break-throughs. Learn >from our peers their
innovative approaches to solving genealogy mysteries.

Four JSPBCI members will share their successful research stories and explain
methods used to trace their families. This program, held annually as the
final meeting of the season, provides a wealth of genealogical research
information. A question and answer period will follow the lectures and
members are invited to briefly discuss their own success stories.

The popular Brick Wall Session will begin at 12:30 PM. Questions will be
accepted >from the floor. For further information about the "Share our
Success" program or to submit questions in advance for the Brick Wall
discussion, e-mail Program Chairperson Sandra Zahn Oreck at
SZahnoreck@aol.com.

The Polish Special Interest Group (SIG) will be in session >from 11:30 AM -
12:30 PM in classroom #1. For additional information regarding Special
Interest Group meetings contact Chairman Marvin Lopatin marglo6@aol.com

Guests are welcome. Guest fee is $5.00

Important information regarding our Newsletter, Scattered Seeds:
The Spring issue of Scattered Seeds has been sent by e-mail to all members
who have internet service.

Please notify Scattered Seeds Editor, Sandra Hirschhorn,
sdh2381@bellsouth.net if you did not receive it.
Our introduction of an email version of Scattered Seeds is part of our
efforts to improve the services we provide to our members. Distribution of
the newsletter by email to most of our members allows us to expand coverage
of important events and to provide more information than when constrained by
the cost of printing and mailing a hard copy version.
We are well aware that, for various reasons, not every member is able to or
desirous of receiving the newsletter by email. We will send a paper copy in
black and white, by regular mail, to any member who requests it. We will do
everything we can to make sure that no member will be disadvantaged by any
technological advance we may make.

Dennis Rice, President JGSPBCI drtigers@aol.com
Jacqueline Fineblit, E-mail coordinator jsfine@adelphia.net
Submitter: Sylvia Furshman Nusinov

President Emerita, JGSPBCI


JGSGW Washington DC - Rockville - Program for May #general

Jeff Miller
 

JGSGW Washington DC - Rockville - Program for May

Date: May 6, 2007
Time: 1:00 PM Schmooze time; 1:30 Program
Location: B'nai Israel, Stearman Auditorium, Rockville, MD
Speaker: Bennett Greenspan
Topic: "The Role of DNA in Advancing Genealogical Research"

Have you gone as far as you can go genealogically in your paper search?
There is another tool, i.e., DNA, which can be used effectively to determine
relationships. Bennett Greenspan, President and CEO of Family Tree DNA, will
explain the use of DNA in genealogical research. Information on how family
relationships are determined and what to do when the paper trail ends will
be presented. He will highlight the science of DNA and what can be tested
and learned >from this process. The details of collecting DNA and what you
can learn >from the results will be covered. The numbers that are presented
as a result of the testing may be the key to answering the question of "are
we related." Mr. Greenspan will conclude with a discussion of the future of
DNA testing.

Bennett Greenspan, an entrepreneur and life-long genealogy enthusiast,
recognized the value of and potential for genetic genealogy when he
encountered a paper trail roadblock in his own family genealogy. Not willing
to be sidetracked he turned to molecular anthropology to find an answer to
his genealogical dilemma. In 1999, Mr. Greenspan founded Family Tree DNA,
turning a hobby into a full-time vocation.


Special Meeting

Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

After the afternoon program, Bennett Greenspan will meet with the
participants in the JGSGW DNA Project for a Q&A. Members are encouraged to
bring their test results and questions. Any participant who would like to
submit a question in advance may do so by sending an email to
JGSGW_DC@comcast.net and these questions will be given to Bennett Greenspan
in advance of the meeting.

For more information about this event, or for more information about JGSGW
and membership details, see our website at http://www.jewishgen.org/jgsgw/

If you have any further questions about this program, send an E-Mail to
Rochelle Gershenow at rpgersh@comcast.net
+++
Submitted by Jeff Miller, Member-at-large and Publicist
Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC
Singingtm@comcast.net


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGSGW Washington DC - Rockville - Program for May #general

Jeff Miller
 

JGSGW Washington DC - Rockville - Program for May

Date: May 6, 2007
Time: 1:00 PM Schmooze time; 1:30 Program
Location: B'nai Israel, Stearman Auditorium, Rockville, MD
Speaker: Bennett Greenspan
Topic: "The Role of DNA in Advancing Genealogical Research"

Have you gone as far as you can go genealogically in your paper search?
There is another tool, i.e., DNA, which can be used effectively to determine
relationships. Bennett Greenspan, President and CEO of Family Tree DNA, will
explain the use of DNA in genealogical research. Information on how family
relationships are determined and what to do when the paper trail ends will
be presented. He will highlight the science of DNA and what can be tested
and learned >from this process. The details of collecting DNA and what you
can learn >from the results will be covered. The numbers that are presented
as a result of the testing may be the key to answering the question of "are
we related." Mr. Greenspan will conclude with a discussion of the future of
DNA testing.

Bennett Greenspan, an entrepreneur and life-long genealogy enthusiast,
recognized the value of and potential for genetic genealogy when he
encountered a paper trail roadblock in his own family genealogy. Not willing
to be sidetracked he turned to molecular anthropology to find an answer to
his genealogical dilemma. In 1999, Mr. Greenspan founded Family Tree DNA,
turning a hobby into a full-time vocation.


Special Meeting

Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

After the afternoon program, Bennett Greenspan will meet with the
participants in the JGSGW DNA Project for a Q&A. Members are encouraged to
bring their test results and questions. Any participant who would like to
submit a question in advance may do so by sending an email to
JGSGW_DC@comcast.net and these questions will be given to Bennett Greenspan
in advance of the meeting.

For more information about this event, or for more information about JGSGW
and membership details, see our website at http://www.jewishgen.org/jgsgw/

If you have any further questions about this program, send an E-Mail to
Rochelle Gershenow at rpgersh@comcast.net
+++
Submitted by Jeff Miller, Member-at-large and Publicist
Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC
Singingtm@comcast.net


Re: Shiniver Rebbe Pictures Request #rabbinic

Todd Brody
 

On 2007.04.25, Raanan Shalom Isseroff <rsisseroff@yahoo.com> wrote:

[...] Rabbi Yechezkel Shraga HALBERSTAM and the successor (I am not
sure who this would be)
My understanding is that after Yechezkel Shraga HALBERSTAM died,
there was a fight about who would take over the leadership of his
Chasidim, so it is possible that there may have been several people
who called themselves the Shiniver Rebbe after his death.

Todd Brody
Englewood, NJ

Searching: BRAUDE (Telz, Alsiad, Plotel), GLASS (Sandomierz,
Montreal), ROSENBERG (Skaryszew, Montreal), GROSSER (Sieniawa,
Przemysl, Jaroslaw), LAMM (Sieniawa, Przemysl, Jaroslaw), FRANKFORT
(Sieniawa), ARFA (Biezun, Zuromin, Sierpc, Plock), MAJ ((Biezun,
Zuromin, Sierpc, Plock).


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic RE:Shiniver Rebbe Pictures Request #rabbinic

Todd Brody
 

On 2007.04.25, Raanan Shalom Isseroff <rsisseroff@yahoo.com> wrote:

[...] Rabbi Yechezkel Shraga HALBERSTAM and the successor (I am not
sure who this would be)
My understanding is that after Yechezkel Shraga HALBERSTAM died,
there was a fight about who would take over the leadership of his
Chasidim, so it is possible that there may have been several people
who called themselves the Shiniver Rebbe after his death.

Todd Brody
Englewood, NJ

Searching: BRAUDE (Telz, Alsiad, Plotel), GLASS (Sandomierz,
Montreal), ROSENBERG (Skaryszew, Montreal), GROSSER (Sieniawa,
Przemysl, Jaroslaw), LAMM (Sieniawa, Przemysl, Jaroslaw), FRANKFORT
(Sieniawa), ARFA (Biezun, Zuromin, Sierpc, Plock), MAJ ((Biezun,
Zuromin, Sierpc, Plock).