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Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #warsaw #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Belchatow, Poland (Belchatow memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Belchatow/Belchatow.html

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish Community of Dabrowa
Gornicza and its Destruction)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations
go online.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Cleveland Conference Registration Is Now Open #warsaw #poland

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

We are pleased to announce that registration has now opened for the
Cleveland Conference. Go to the conference website (www.iajgs2019.org) and
look under the REGISTRATION tab.

For now, the registration form does not have all of the meals. Those items
will be added later, once scheduling has been finalized, and you will be
able to update your registration. Be sure to read through the registration
overview page, paying particular attention to something new this year, the
mandatory meal voucher.

Jay Sage
Communications Chair


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #warsaw #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Belchatow, Poland (Belchatow memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Belchatow/Belchatow.html

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish Community of Dabrowa
Gornicza and its Destruction)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations
go online.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Cleveland Conference Registration Is Now Open #warsaw #poland

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

We are pleased to announce that registration has now opened for the
Cleveland Conference. Go to the conference website (www.iajgs2019.org) and
look under the REGISTRATION tab.

For now, the registration form does not have all of the meals. Those items
will be added later, once scheduling has been finalized, and you will be
able to update your registration. Be sure to read through the registration
overview page, paying particular attention to something new this year, the
mandatory meal voucher.

Jay Sage
Communications Chair


Announcing "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." #ciechanow #poland

Avraham Groll
 

Dear JewishGen Community,

As you know, JewishGen is a signature program of the Museum of Jewish
Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. It is my privilege to
share with you the announcement of an important new exhibition that
will open at the Museum on May 8, 2019.

"Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." offers an unprecedented
opportunity to consider Auschwitz and its role in Holocaust history,
and to explore the personal experiences of Jewish families who lived
through this dark chapter of history.

You can read more about the exhibition here
(https://mjhnyc.org/exhibitions/auschwitz/), and in The New York Times
(https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/23/arts/design/auschwitz-museum-of-jewish-heritage.html).
or (https://tinyurl.com/y8hf3t3m)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum.

Avraham Groll
Director
JewishGen.org


Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #ciechanow #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Belchatow, Poland (Belchatow memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Belchatow/Belchatow.html

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish Community of Dabrowa
Gornicza and its Destruction)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations
go online.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Cleveland Conference Registration Is Now Open #ciechanow #poland

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

We are pleased to announce that registration has now opened for the
Cleveland Conference. Go to the conference website (www.iajgs2019.org) and
look under the REGISTRATION tab.

For now, the registration form does not have all of the meals. Those items
will be added later, once scheduling has been finalized, and you will be
able to update your registration. Be sure to read through the registration
overview page, paying particular attention to something new this year, the
mandatory meal voucher.

Jay Sage
Communications Chair


#Ciechanow #Poland Announcing "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." #poland #ciechanow

Avraham Groll
 

Dear JewishGen Community,

As you know, JewishGen is a signature program of the Museum of Jewish
Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. It is my privilege to
share with you the announcement of an important new exhibition that
will open at the Museum on May 8, 2019.

"Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away." offers an unprecedented
opportunity to consider Auschwitz and its role in Holocaust history,
and to explore the personal experiences of Jewish families who lived
through this dark chapter of history.

You can read more about the exhibition here
(https://mjhnyc.org/exhibitions/auschwitz/), and in The New York Times
(https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/23/arts/design/auschwitz-museum-of-jewish-heritage.html).
or (https://tinyurl.com/y8hf3t3m)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum.

Avraham Groll
Director
JewishGen.org


#Ciechanow #Poland Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #poland #ciechanow

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Belchatow, Poland (Belchatow memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Belchatow/Belchatow.html

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish Community of Dabrowa
Gornicza and its Destruction)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations
go online.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


#Ciechanow #Poland Cleveland Conference Registration Is Now Open #ciechanow #poland

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

We are pleased to announce that registration has now opened for the
Cleveland Conference. Go to the conference website (www.iajgs2019.org) and
look under the REGISTRATION tab.

For now, the registration form does not have all of the meals. Those items
will be added later, once scheduling has been finalized, and you will be
able to update your registration. Be sure to read through the registration
overview page, paying particular attention to something new this year, the
mandatory meal voucher.

Jay Sage
Communications Chair


JGS Greater Philadelphia - February Meeting #general

Lois Sernoff
 

JGS Greater Philadelphia - February Meeting

Date: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time: 1:30 pm

Place: Main Line Reform Temple
410 Montgomery Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Speaker: Linda Levi, Executive Director of JDC's Global Archives.

Program: The History of the Joint and What We Have to Offer Jewish
Genealogists.

"The Joint" has borne witness to the most pivotal events of twentieth-century
Jewish history. The JDC Archives documents JDC operations and activities
overseas, serves as a record of life in Jewish communities throughout the
world, and testifies to JDC's mission of providing rescue, relief, and
rehabilitation services to global Jewish communities and individuals in need
worldwide. Its extensive holdings include eyewitness accounts, correspondence,
reports, logs, passenger lists, emigration cards, and much more, including an
astonishing collection of approximately 100,000 photographs, which document
the organization's global activities.

The presentation will focus on the Joint's work over the last century and
provide sample documents, film clips, and photos of interest to Jewish
genealogists. Participants will learn how the Archives are organized, view
examples of rich genealogical records, and discover how to conduct research
in its repositories. Learn about the JDC Archives website
www.archives.jdc.org and the treasures that await researchers.

Mentors will also be available >from 1:00 PM until the start of the meeting
to help with your research efforts.

JGSGP website http://www.jgsgp.org is now available with latest news,
upcoming meeting notices, and links to Philadelphia resources.

We can also be found on Facebook.

Member are welcome without charge
Guest fee of $5 can be applied toward membership

Lois Sernoff [[JGSGP]


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS Greater Philadelphia - February Meeting #general

Lois Sernoff
 

JGS Greater Philadelphia - February Meeting

Date: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Time: 1:30 pm

Place: Main Line Reform Temple
410 Montgomery Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Speaker: Linda Levi, Executive Director of JDC's Global Archives.

Program: The History of the Joint and What We Have to Offer Jewish
Genealogists.

"The Joint" has borne witness to the most pivotal events of twentieth-century
Jewish history. The JDC Archives documents JDC operations and activities
overseas, serves as a record of life in Jewish communities throughout the
world, and testifies to JDC's mission of providing rescue, relief, and
rehabilitation services to global Jewish communities and individuals in need
worldwide. Its extensive holdings include eyewitness accounts, correspondence,
reports, logs, passenger lists, emigration cards, and much more, including an
astonishing collection of approximately 100,000 photographs, which document
the organization's global activities.

The presentation will focus on the Joint's work over the last century and
provide sample documents, film clips, and photos of interest to Jewish
genealogists. Participants will learn how the Archives are organized, view
examples of rich genealogical records, and discover how to conduct research
in its repositories. Learn about the JDC Archives website
www.archives.jdc.org and the treasures that await researchers.

Mentors will also be available >from 1:00 PM until the start of the meeting
to help with your research efforts.

JGSGP website http://www.jgsgp.org is now available with latest news,
upcoming meeting notices, and links to Philadelphia resources.

We can also be found on Facebook.

Member are welcome without charge
Guest fee of $5 can be applied toward membership

Lois Sernoff [[JGSGP]


Using Public Libraries To Access Subscription Sites #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

As you may know >from my postings I love "free" access to subscription sites.
Many public libraries have library edition subscriptions to many of the
subscriptions genealogists love to use: Ancestry, MyHeritage, FindmyPast and
more. Another subscription database is now becoming available in selected
public libraries, jewishdata.com .

I know that their database is available to those with library cards at the
following public libraries: Los Angeles (City) Public Library; Morristown
NJ, Library of Congress, Milwaukee WI, Mequon WI, Center for Jewish History
in NYC . Now I have been advised that all public libraries in Cobb County,
Georgia are making this database focused on Jewish History and Genealogy,
Jewishdata available https://jewishdata.com/

Like every public library one has to know that system's website to access
the databases. For Cobb County, go to http://www.cobbcat.org/ , click
"Research & Resources" , then click "Databases & Electronic Resources",
Click on "Resource Categories By Subject", click "Genealogy", then click
"jewishdata.com." You will be prompted to enter your library card and pin
number. For the Los Angeles Public Library (City not County Library system)
go to https://www.lapl.org click on research and homework (right side on
light blue stripe) under "browse" click on "J" and JewishData appears. You
must have a current LA (City) Public Library card to access >from home or at
the library. Anyone in California may obtain a library card >from the
Library. One has to show up in person to show your i.d. to obtain the
library card.

I have no affiliation with Jewishdata.com and am posting this solely for the
information of the reader.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Using Public Libraries To Access Subscription Sites #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

As you may know >from my postings I love "free" access to subscription sites.
Many public libraries have library edition subscriptions to many of the
subscriptions genealogists love to use: Ancestry, MyHeritage, FindmyPast and
more. Another subscription database is now becoming available in selected
public libraries, jewishdata.com .

I know that their database is available to those with library cards at the
following public libraries: Los Angeles (City) Public Library; Morristown
NJ, Library of Congress, Milwaukee WI, Mequon WI, Center for Jewish History
in NYC . Now I have been advised that all public libraries in Cobb County,
Georgia are making this database focused on Jewish History and Genealogy,
Jewishdata available https://jewishdata.com/

Like every public library one has to know that system's website to access
the databases. For Cobb County, go to http://www.cobbcat.org/ , click
"Research & Resources" , then click "Databases & Electronic Resources",
Click on "Resource Categories By Subject", click "Genealogy", then click
"jewishdata.com." You will be prompted to enter your library card and pin
number. For the Los Angeles Public Library (City not County Library system)
go to https://www.lapl.org click on research and homework (right side on
light blue stripe) under "browse" click on "J" and JewishData appears. You
must have a current LA (City) Public Library card to access >from home or at
the library. Anyone in California may obtain a library card >from the
Library. One has to show up in person to show your i.d. to obtain the
library card.

I have no affiliation with Jewishdata.com and am posting this solely for the
information of the reader.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


ViewMate birth record translation - Russian #general

Arleen Radner
 

I've posted a birth certificate on Viewmate #V71702, which I need translated
from Russian to English. This should be the birth certificate for my grandfather,
Isidor Stein, then Icko Sztejn. There seem to be more Icko Sztejns than I
thought there would be.

Thank you in advance for your help.

Regards,
Arleen Radner
Altamonte Springs, FL, USA

MODERATOR NOTE: The record may be seen at:
https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=71702
Please respond either via ViewMate or directly to Arleen via email.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate birth record translation - Russian #general

Arleen Radner
 

I've posted a birth certificate on Viewmate #V71702, which I need translated
from Russian to English. This should be the birth certificate for my grandfather,
Isidor Stein, then Icko Sztejn. There seem to be more Icko Sztejns than I
thought there would be.

Thank you in advance for your help.

Regards,
Arleen Radner
Altamonte Springs, FL, USA

MODERATOR NOTE: The record may be seen at:
https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=71702
Please respond either via ViewMate or directly to Arleen via email.


Cleveland Conference Registration Is Now Open #france

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

We are pleased to announce that registration has now opened for the
Cleveland Conference. Go to the conference website (www.iajgs2019.org) and
look under the REGISTRATION tab.

For now, the registration form does not have all of the meals. Those items
will be added later, once scheduling has been finalized, and you will be
able to update your registration. Be sure to read through the registration
overview page, paying particular attention to something new this year, the
mandatory meal voucher.

Jay Sage
Communications Chair


French SIG #France Cleveland Conference Registration Is Now Open #france

IAJGS Conference Chairs
 

We are pleased to announce that registration has now opened for the
Cleveland Conference. Go to the conference website (www.iajgs2019.org) and
look under the REGISTRATION tab.

For now, the registration form does not have all of the meals. Those items
will be added later, once scheduling has been finalized, and you will be
able to update your registration. Be sure to read through the registration
overview page, paying particular attention to something new this year, the
mandatory meal voucher.

Jay Sage
Communications Chair


ViewMate translation request - Polish #lodz #poland

annette bagle <annette.bagle@...>
 

I've posted a record >from the Lodz Registration Cards 1916-1921.
It's on ViewMate at
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM71694

I have circled the few words I'd like to understand the meaning of.

Thanks

Annette

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately or on the Viewmate form.


Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland ViewMate translation request - Polish #lodz #poland

annette bagle <annette.bagle@...>
 

I've posted a record >from the Lodz Registration Cards 1916-1921.
It's on ViewMate at
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM71694

I have circled the few words I'd like to understand the meaning of.

Thanks

Annette

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately or on the Viewmate form.

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