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Photos - Mandelbaum Grubner

shaul berger
 

I am posting on Viewmate photos from album of my wife's late uncle Michael Neuman. We believe that they date mostly to 1930s in Poland area of Rzeszow. for translation three letters in Polish written by my wife's aunt in 1945 - 1946. 

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM76238
Thanks

Shaul Berger
California
dspmaster@...

BRUMER, RETTIG, WATTENBERG (Zolkiew, Rawa Russka);
HUTTER, KIFLIG, HERZIG, WATTENBERG (Jaroslaw, Przemysl,
Dobromil, Stanislawow);
BERGER & SPITZER (Szecseny, Shirkovce, Prague);
POSNER, LICHTSZAJN (Warsaw); EHRENREICH (Warsaw/Miechow);
SCHELL & RIEGER (Gorlice); NEUMANN, FADENHECHT & NACHT (Krakow, Buczacz)
GRUBNER MANDELBAUM (Rzeszow, Krakow, Gorlice, Wien)


Greenawald family Pennsylvania

Hayley Rae McCord
 

Hello
Im new here and I would appreciate any help whatsoever in my research on my great grandmas family. Her name is Eva Greenawald, daughter of Nathan Greenawald and Nora Moyer. She was born in 1911 around Hamburg, Pennsylvania. Rumor was she was Jewish and left her family to convert to Christianity. She never talked about her family and apparently even changed the spelling of her maiden name on her children's birth certificates to Greenawalt. Does anyone have any information on the Greenawalds (often spelled Grünewald or Greenwald)? Is this a Jewish family line? Everything I have found indicates that it is. See attached photos of Eva and some Greenawalds in Pennsylvania. 


New Book about the Bialystok Ghetto #poland

Mark Halpern
 

Voices >from the Bialystok Ghetto by Michael Nevins

In 2018, a diary was uncovered of some historic value. Written by Dawid
SZPIRO >from 1939 to 1943, it describes Ghetto life under Soviet and Nazi
governance >from the young man's perspective. Dawid did not survive.

Michael Nevins, a retired physician and medical historian, has been
interested in his Dabrowa Bialostocka roots for many years. In 1982,
published a memorial book for Dabrowa.

With permission of the owners of the diary, Michael reproduces much of
the diary along with memoirs of the same time period written by other
Bialystokers.

This book can be found at the usual book outlets on the Internet and is
reasonably priced.

I have no financial interest in this publication.

Mark Halpern
Conshohocken, PA, USA


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland New Book about the Bialystok Ghetto #poland

Mark Halpern
 

Voices >from the Bialystok Ghetto by Michael Nevins

In 2018, a diary was uncovered of some historic value. Written by Dawid
SZPIRO >from 1939 to 1943, it describes Ghetto life under Soviet and Nazi
governance >from the young man's perspective. Dawid did not survive.

Michael Nevins, a retired physician and medical historian, has been
interested in his Dabrowa Bialostocka roots for many years. In 1982,
published a memorial book for Dabrowa.

With permission of the owners of the diary, Michael reproduces much of
the diary along with memoirs of the same time period written by other
Bialystokers.

This book can be found at the usual book outlets on the Internet and is
reasonably priced.

I have no financial interest in this publication.

Mark Halpern
Conshohocken, PA, USA


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Batch 8 of the Vilnius household registers #lithuania

Russ Maurer
 

LitvakSIG is pleased to announce that batch 8 of the Vilnius household
registers is now available to qualified donors.

The registers were created between 1919 and 1940 when Wilno (Vilnius)
city and Wilno voivodeship were part of Poland. The registers contain
detailed information about everyone who lived in Wilno at that time,
as well as information about many visitors. This includes refugees
fleeing the Nazis toward Vilnius in autumn of 1939. The registers will
potentially hold discoveries for anyone whose family was in that
general area, which today includes parts of Lithuania, Belarus, and
northeast Poland. I urge you to check the free batch previews
described below, even if you don't think your family was ever in
Vilnius. There have already been unexpected discoveries. There are
countless mentions of locations outside the immediate Vilnius area.

As this is a very large project that will go on for years, we are
releasing data in batches of about 5000 lines. Batch 8, containing
5018 lines, includes data >from just two addresses: an enormous
apartment building at Szopena 3 and a smaller building at Wielka
Stefanska 4. You can find these streets on our Vilnius
interactive street map (https://www.litvaksig.org/vilnius-map/). To
help you determine if this batch or a previous batch is relevant to
your research, you can review a file containing previews of all eight
batches to date (http://tinyurl.com/VHR-previews). The batch preview
is a bare-bones version of the batch spreadsheet containing just the
full name and year of birth (or age) of each person. The previews are
presented both in original order and alphabetically by surname. The
previews also include instructions to qualify to receive the full
batch data.

After about 18 months, batch 8 will be added to our free, searchable,
All-Lithuania database.

More information about the Vilnius household registers can be found on
the VHR home page,
www.litvaksig.org/research/special-projects/vilnius-household-registers

Any inquiries related to VHR should be directed to me at
vhrproject@....

Russ Maurer, VHR project coordinator


Batch 8 of the Vilnius household registers #lithuania

Russ Maurer
 

LitvakSIG is pleased to announce that batch 8 of the Vilnius household
registers is now available to qualified donors.

The registers were created between 1919 and 1940 when Wilno (Vilnius)
city and Wilno voivodeship were part of Poland. The registers contain
detailed information about everyone who lived in Wilno at that time,
as well as information about many visitors. This includes refugees
fleeing the Nazis toward Vilnius in autumn of 1939. The registers will
potentially hold discoveries for anyone whose family was in that
general area, which today includes parts of Lithuania, Belarus, and
northeast Poland. I urge you to check the free batch previews
described below, even if you don't think your family was ever in
Vilnius. There have already been unexpected discoveries. There are
countless mentions of locations outside the immediate Vilnius area.

As this is a very large project that will go on for years, we are
releasing data in batches of about 5000 lines. Batch 8, containing
5018 lines, includes data >from just two addresses: an enormous
apartment building at Szopena 3 and a smaller building at Wielka
Stefanska 4. You can find these streets on our Vilnius
interactive street map (https://www.litvaksig.org/vilnius-map/). To
help you determine if this batch or a previous batch is relevant to
your research, you can review a file containing previews of all eight
batches to date (http://tinyurl.com/VHR-previews). The batch preview
is a bare-bones version of the batch spreadsheet containing just the
full name and year of birth (or age) of each person. The previews are
presented both in original order and alphabetically by surname. The
previews also include instructions to qualify to receive the full
batch data.

After about 18 months, batch 8 will be added to our free, searchable,
All-Lithuania database.

More information about the Vilnius household registers can be found on
the VHR home page,
www.litvaksig.org/research/special-projects/vilnius-household-registers

Any inquiries related to VHR should be directed to me at
vhrproject@....

Russ Maurer, VHR project coordinator


JRI Poland #Poland Batch 8 of the Vilnius household registers #poland

Russ Maurer
 

LitvakSIG is pleased to announce that batch 8 of the Vilnius household
registers is now available to qualified donors.

The registers were created between 1919 and 1940 when Wilno (Vilnius)
city and Wilno voivodeship were part of Poland. The registers contain
detailed information about everyone who lived in Wilno at that time,
as well as information about many visitors. This includes refugees
fleeing the Nazis toward Vilnius in autumn of 1939. The registers will
potentially hold discoveries for anyone whose family was in that
general area, which today includes parts of Lithuania, Belarus, and
northeast Poland. I urge you to check the free batch previews
described below, even if you don't think your family was ever in
Vilnius. There have already been unexpected discoveries. There are
countless mentions of locations outside the immediate Vilnius area.

As this is a very large project that will go on for years, we are
releasing data in batches of about 5000 lines. Batch 8, containing
5018 lines, includes data >from just two addresses: an enormous
apartment building at Szopena 3 and a smaller building at Wielka
Stefanska 4. You can find these streets on our Vilnius
interactive street map (https://www.litvaksig.org/vilnius-map/). To
help you determine if this batch or a previous batch is relevant to
your research, you can review a file containing previews of all eight
batches to date (http://tinyurl.com/VHR-previews). The batch preview
is a bare-bones version of the batch spreadsheet containing just the
full name and year of birth (or age) of each person. The previews are
presented both in original order and alphabetically by surname. The
previews also include instructions to qualify to receive the full
batch data.

After about 18 months, batch 8 will be added to our free, searchable,
All-Lithuania database.

More information about the Vilnius household registers can be found on
the VHR home page,
www.litvaksig.org/research/special-projects/vilnius-household-registers

Any inquiries related to VHR should be directed to me at
vhrproject@....

Russ Maurer, VHR project coordinator


Batch 8 of the Vilnius household registers #poland

Russ Maurer
 

LitvakSIG is pleased to announce that batch 8 of the Vilnius household
registers is now available to qualified donors.

The registers were created between 1919 and 1940 when Wilno (Vilnius)
city and Wilno voivodeship were part of Poland. The registers contain
detailed information about everyone who lived in Wilno at that time,
as well as information about many visitors. This includes refugees
fleeing the Nazis toward Vilnius in autumn of 1939. The registers will
potentially hold discoveries for anyone whose family was in that
general area, which today includes parts of Lithuania, Belarus, and
northeast Poland. I urge you to check the free batch previews
described below, even if you don't think your family was ever in
Vilnius. There have already been unexpected discoveries. There are
countless mentions of locations outside the immediate Vilnius area.

As this is a very large project that will go on for years, we are
releasing data in batches of about 5000 lines. Batch 8, containing
5018 lines, includes data >from just two addresses: an enormous
apartment building at Szopena 3 and a smaller building at Wielka
Stefanska 4. You can find these streets on our Vilnius
interactive street map (https://www.litvaksig.org/vilnius-map/). To
help you determine if this batch or a previous batch is relevant to
your research, you can review a file containing previews of all eight
batches to date (http://tinyurl.com/VHR-previews). The batch preview
is a bare-bones version of the batch spreadsheet containing just the
full name and year of birth (or age) of each person. The previews are
presented both in original order and alphabetically by surname. The
previews also include instructions to qualify to receive the full
batch data.

After about 18 months, batch 8 will be added to our free, searchable,
All-Lithuania database.

More information about the Vilnius household registers can be found on
the VHR home page,
www.litvaksig.org/research/special-projects/vilnius-household-registers

Any inquiries related to VHR should be directed to me at
vhrproject@....

Russ Maurer, VHR project coordinator


Re: FANY/FEIGE FUX #israel

Valentin Lupu
 

Hi Marsha,
I found a person Feige Fany Fuchs buried in Rechovot Old Cemetery near her husband's tomb.
Her husband's name was Chaim Dov. The death date is Shvat 5763 (Jan/Feb 2003). She was Shmuel Tzvi's  daughter.
There is an inscription on both tombstones saying " In the memory of Lieba and Rivka, the daughters who perished in the Shoah. God will avenge the blood"
I will send the tombstones photos if you let me know your email address.
Valentin Lupu
ISRAEL


Re: Tarnobrzeg

JudiZimmer
 

Is there a translation available?


Jewish Migration #belarus #poland #ukraine

Yefim Kogan
 

Hello everybody,

I want to share with you an interesting observation when working on a set of Bessarabia Revision List records.  Actually it is a Alphabetical Men's list of 1874 for a town of Khotin, Bessarabia.  Now this town is in Chernovits oblast of Ukraine.

This particular list is for people who lived in Khotin.  Usually Revision lists are for people who are registered in a particular place (society).  There is a big difference between these two lists.

The list I worked on shows how the Jews were migrating... I told you that people lived in Khotin, Bessarabia,  but about 30% were registered in other places in Bessarabia, and many other gubernias of Russian Empire.

The most common places families were registered were Brichany, Lipkany and Ataki in Bessarabia, Zhvanets, Lyantskorun, Orinin, Kamenets in Kamenets uezd of Podolia, also in many other places in Podolia, Volhynia, Kiev, Grodno, Kherson gubernias as well as in Lomza, Siedlce of King of Poland.
Information of where the family was registered entered into the record in the comments and because of it can be viewer om searches.
That particular set of records is going to be sent to JewishGen by the end of December and become available soon after.

Myth that our ancestors lived in a shteitl for the whole life and did not move much is definitely not true.  Our ancestors moved a lot, sometimes because of government laws not allowing them to stay in one place (for many reasons), but also many Jews, I would say mostly men moved to other towns, regions to marry someone, and you can see that in Marriage records.

Here is an article presented at one of the conferences about Jewish Migration:
https://www.jewishgen.org/Bessarabia/files/conferences/2016/MigrationToBessarabia.pdf

Please let me know if you have any questions, suggestions.

All the best,
Yefim Kogan
Researching KOGAN, SPIVAK in Kaushany, Bessarabia, KHAIMOVICH in Galatz, Romania



Re: Viewmate translation request - Sanok 1900 Census #galicia #poland

David Birnbaum
 

On Sun, Dec 15, 2019 at 10:09 AM, <vschulkin@...> wrote:
Vicki,
Regarding what I mean by "came up on JRI"....a search on Jewish Records Indexing (JRI) for the family name, brought up as one of the results, the census entry - see attachment.  Clicking on the "Click here for more information" on the "Sanok PSA 1900 Census" line at the end of the search brought up a reference to the Sanok archives. 

As to the document itself, it's clearly a house by house, street by street census of the town of Sanok and this page of it referred to two families occupying the first two house or apartment numbers in the street. It was not updated over time (at least not the page they sent me). The fact that the heading on the census page defines the region (Galicia), the district (Sanok) and the town (Sanok) would seem to imply that this 1900 census was performed on a wide basis, not just as a Sanok town census  - but I haven't actually checked out the assumption.

Best Regards

David


Re: LAMPERT - Brooklyn 1940-1947

Irene Klar
 

On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 12:23 PM, Jules Feldman wrote:

The LAMPERT family acc to the 1940 census were living at 1507 38th St, Brooklyn . The family were

Samuel LAMPERT age 47

His wife Esther 44

Henry 24

William 21

Herman 13

In 1947 Esther died while living at the same address.

I will be grateful if anyone can put me in touch with descendants of the LAMPERT family.

Thanks,

Jules Feldman

Kibbutz Yizreel


 My father was Mietek Lampert from Warsaw. He had a motorcycle and car dealership there in 1938. . His father had a tannery and shoe stores in the 1930s in Warsaw. The Lampert and Rozenblums were cousins. 

You search for contemporary Lampert; I search for older ones. My father got a visa to Japan from Sugihara. He came to Canada in 1942. He trained for the British army and was in Normandy . After the war, he immigrated to Montreal. 

My aunt, Guta Lampert Baran , lived in Kfar Shmariahu. Let me know if any of this sounds familiar.
Thanks,
Irene Lampert Klar


Re: viewmate request

Elissa Burnat
 

Wendy,
I've sometimes been able to decipher hard to read names by using photo editing software to crop a copy of the document to make an image of just the name and then enlarging the image. I also try to erase extraneous lines.  
Elissa Burnat

Researching
ENOWITZ, ZUMERFELD and FUNK in Lomza and Kolno Poland
JANUSZEWSKI  in Lomza and Stawiski Poland


Tarnobrzeg

Gayle Schlissel Riley
 

These stones were found around Tarnobrzeg and our now in the town Museum.  They were found on the Facebook page for Dawny Tarnobrzeg. Enjoy Gayle


FANY/FEIGE FUX #israel

Marsha Abraham Shapiro
 

Searching for the family of Fany Fux from Israel.  Her last know address from a 1995 letter was Yitzhak Steinberg Street in Rehovot.

Thank you

Marsha Abraham Shapiro
New York
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Researching:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
ABRAHAM - Nagyrakocz/Vel'ky Rakovec, Polyana, Hungary/Czechoslovakia
HOFFMAN - Nagyrakocz/Vel'ky Rakovec, Polyana, Hungary/Czechoslovakia
KOENIGSBERG -Nagyrakocz/Vel'ky Rakovec, Polyana, Hungary/Czechoslovakia 
ACKERMAN - Nagyrakocz/Vel'ky Rakovec, Polyana, Hungary/Czechoslovakia
BOHRER - Dabrowica (Podkarpackie),Grodzisko, Lezajsk, Jastrzebiec, Kurylowka,Tarnawiec,Poland
WACHS - Dabrowica (Podkarpackie),Grodzisko, Lezajsk, Jastrzebiec, Kurylowka,Tarnawiec, Poland
WAGNER - Dabrowica (Podkarpackie), Poland
ZIMMERMAN - Tarnogrod, Poland


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica RE: smousing and Afrikaner relationships #southafrica

Denise Fletcher <dfletcheroz@...>
 

My great-grandfather Jacob started out as a 'smous' in the southern
Free State in 1895 when he migrated >from Lithuania. His experience
with the local Afrikaners was anything but negative. One of the local
farmers worried about Jacob being alone and unable to afford to send
for his wife and remaining six children (the oldest had left Lithuania
in 1890 to go to the US) to join him. As a result, after the Second
Anglo-Boer War, this farmer approached another local farmer who had
received war compensation >from the British government and asked him to
give that money to Jacob so that he could pay for the rest of his
family to join him. It was an amazing act of generosity >from the
local Afrikaners.

A further example of their concern and caring came during the Second
World War. Afrikaner fascists who were militantly anti-British and
who supported Hitler, had formed an organisation called the
Ossewabrandwag in South Africa, and they were active in the local area
where our family lived. By this time my grandfather (my
great-grandfather died in 1940) had a general store in the little
town, and his relationship with his Afrikaner farmer customers was
such that some of them came to warn him to get the family to safety,
as they believed Hitler was going to win the war and that Jews would
therefore be in danger in the country.

Denise Fletcher
Sydney, Australia
dfletcheroz@...


Re: smousing and Afrikaner relationships #southafrica

Denise Fletcher <dfletcheroz@...>
 

My great-grandfather Jacob started out as a 'smous' in the southern
Free State in 1895 when he migrated >from Lithuania. His experience
with the local Afrikaners was anything but negative. One of the local
farmers worried about Jacob being alone and unable to afford to send
for his wife and remaining six children (the oldest had left Lithuania
in 1890 to go to the US) to join him. As a result, after the Second
Anglo-Boer War, this farmer approached another local farmer who had
received war compensation >from the British government and asked him to
give that money to Jacob so that he could pay for the rest of his
family to join him. It was an amazing act of generosity >from the
local Afrikaners.

A further example of their concern and caring came during the Second
World War. Afrikaner fascists who were militantly anti-British and
who supported Hitler, had formed an organisation called the
Ossewabrandwag in South Africa, and they were active in the local area
where our family lived. By this time my grandfather (my
great-grandfather died in 1940) had a general store in the little
town, and his relationship with his Afrikaner farmer customers was
such that some of them came to warn him to get the family to safety,
as they believed Hitler was going to win the war and that Jews would
therefore be in danger in the country.

Denise Fletcher
Sydney, Australia
dfletcheroz@...


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Where to find info on HIRSCHOWITZ in Benoni #southafrica

Moshe Schaeffer
 

Hope some might be able to help me. Could any one tell me where would I
find information on people who lived in Benoni.  Looking for Maurice
Hirschowitz and his wife Sara nee Yule.  Thank you you for any help in
this matter.


Where to find info on HIRSCHOWITZ in Benoni #southafrica

Moshe Schaeffer
 

Hope some might be able to help me. Could any one tell me where would I
find information on people who lived in Benoni.  Looking for Maurice
Hirschowitz and his wife Sara nee Yule.  Thank you you for any help in
this matter.

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