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Translation from Romanian #romania

Yohanan
 

I appreciate help in translating >from (probably) Romanian of the comments
columns >from three marriage registrations >from Nepolocauti, Kotsmani region,
Bukowina, Romania. They are late legitimating of marriages >from about
1915-1918 that took place possibly in Wiznitz.
I understand that the comments have mainly administrative reference but I
still appreciate translation.

1. Marriage of Abraham Itzig MUNSTER and Sali SCHERL, registration in 1923.
ViewMate: https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/responselist.asp?key=68896


2. Marriage of Menasche MUNSTER and Feige LANDMAN, registration in 1921.
ViewMate: https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/responselist.asp?key=68894


3. Marriage of Menasche MUNSTER and Feige LANDMAN, another registration in
1928.
ViewMate: https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/responselist.asp?key=68895



Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thank you

Yohanan Loeffler
Melbourne Australia


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Romania SIG #Romania Translation from Romanian #romania

Yohanan
 

I appreciate help in translating >from (probably) Romanian of the comments
columns >from three marriage registrations >from Nepolocauti, Kotsmani region,
Bukowina, Romania. They are late legitimating of marriages >from about
1915-1918 that took place possibly in Wiznitz.
I understand that the comments have mainly administrative reference but I
still appreciate translation.

1. Marriage of Abraham Itzig MUNSTER and Sali SCHERL, registration in 1923.
ViewMate: https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/responselist.asp?key=68896


2. Marriage of Menasche MUNSTER and Feige LANDMAN, registration in 1921.
ViewMate: https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/responselist.asp?key=68894


3. Marriage of Menasche MUNSTER and Feige LANDMAN, another registration in
1928.
ViewMate: https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/responselist.asp?key=68895



Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thank you

Yohanan Loeffler
Melbourne Australia


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LitvakSIG new board and officers #lithuania

Carol Hoffman
 

Congratulations to the incoming board of LitvakSIG and its officers:
President Jill Anderson, Vice-Presidents Barry Halpern and Garri
Regev, Secretary Judy Baston, and Treasurer Eden Joachim join board
members Russ Maurer, Amy Wachs, Ralph Salinger, Jody Tzucker and Rose
Lerer Cohen.

We are fortunate to have such wonderful leadership and wish them success.

Carol Hoffman


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania LitvakSIG new board and officers #lithuania

Carol Hoffman
 

Congratulations to the incoming board of LitvakSIG and its officers:
President Jill Anderson, Vice-Presidents Barry Halpern and Garri
Regev, Secretary Judy Baston, and Treasurer Eden Joachim join board
members Russ Maurer, Amy Wachs, Ralph Salinger, Jody Tzucker and Rose
Lerer Cohen.

We are fortunate to have such wonderful leadership and wish them success.

Carol Hoffman


My talk on Prussian-Poland records #germany

Roger Lustig
 

Dear all:

If you'd like a copy of the slides I used in my "beyond vital records"
talk at the IAJGS conference today, here it is:

https://tinyurl.com/LustigBVR

Greetings >from Warsaw,

Roger Lustig Princeton, NJ research coordinator, GerSIG


Conference Thursday in Warsaw #germany

Jeanette R Rosenberg OBE
 

Good morning >from Warsaw!

The week is rushing by and it's been tiring, with lots of wonderful
people to talk to and great lectures to hear.

I think breakfast may have been a bit quieter this morning, as a very
busy week means that people are sleeping in later, skipping breakfast,
or have gone out on tours.

Now it's Thursday and today there are two talks of GerSIG Interest:

Ekkehard Huebschmann il tell us about C.20th German records and Fritz
Neubauer will tell us about Lodz Ghetto Children.

If my emails have made you think you were missing out - you were! We
hope you will be able to join us in Cleveland next summer!

All good wishes

Jeanette

Jeanette R Rosenberg OBE
GerSIG Director for Conference Arrangements
Jeanette.R.Rosenberg@googlemail.com


German SIG #Germany My talk on Prussian-Poland records #germany

Roger Lustig
 

Dear all:

If you'd like a copy of the slides I used in my "beyond vital records"
talk at the IAJGS conference today, here it is:

https://tinyurl.com/LustigBVR

Greetings >from Warsaw,

Roger Lustig Princeton, NJ research coordinator, GerSIG


German SIG #Germany Conference Thursday in Warsaw #germany

Jeanette R Rosenberg OBE
 

Good morning >from Warsaw!

The week is rushing by and it's been tiring, with lots of wonderful
people to talk to and great lectures to hear.

I think breakfast may have been a bit quieter this morning, as a very
busy week means that people are sleeping in later, skipping breakfast,
or have gone out on tours.

Now it's Thursday and today there are two talks of GerSIG Interest:

Ekkehard Huebschmann il tell us about C.20th German records and Fritz
Neubauer will tell us about Lodz Ghetto Children.

If my emails have made you think you were missing out - you were! We
hope you will be able to join us in Cleveland next summer!

All good wishes

Jeanette

Jeanette R Rosenberg OBE
GerSIG Director for Conference Arrangements
Jeanette.R.Rosenberg@googlemail.com


New GerSIG Website #germany

Alex Calzareth
 

The German-Jewish Special Interest Group (GerSIG) is excited to
announce that our new website is now available at
www.jewishgen.org/gersig . This website builds upon the excellent
work of the late Arthur Obermayer, one of our SIG's founding
co-directors.

The new website focus has a geographic focus meaning that resources
are organized by state/province, district and town. To get started
click on the name of the province/state on the left side of the home
page. You can also find a list of towns at
https://www.jewishgen.org/GerSIG/GEO_townlist.asp?start=634 . We are
still working to complete a comprehensive list of the thousand of
towns and cities within Germany that once had Jewish communities so
the website is very much a work in progress.

All information >from the old website has been transferred over and new
information has been added. An overview of the website's pages can be
found on our site map at https://www.jewishgen.org/GerSIG/sitemap.asp

We need your help to build up the resources on our new site. Please
consider filling out our resource survey at
https://goo.gl/forms/030uuvDYWWdtOnKt1 to provide information on
websites, books, archival resources and other publications for the
towns that you are researching. If you have more than a handful of
resources, please download the Excel template at
https://tinyurl.com/y8re73ks and send it back to me at
GerSIGweb@gmail.com. We also welcome any step-by-step instructional
guides or long-form articles.

Alex Calzareth. GerSIG Webmaster


German SIG #Germany New GerSIG Website #germany

Alex Calzareth
 

The German-Jewish Special Interest Group (GerSIG) is excited to
announce that our new website is now available at
www.jewishgen.org/gersig . This website builds upon the excellent
work of the late Arthur Obermayer, one of our SIG's founding
co-directors.

The new website focus has a geographic focus meaning that resources
are organized by state/province, district and town. To get started
click on the name of the province/state on the left side of the home
page. You can also find a list of towns at
https://www.jewishgen.org/GerSIG/GEO_townlist.asp?start=634 . We are
still working to complete a comprehensive list of the thousand of
towns and cities within Germany that once had Jewish communities so
the website is very much a work in progress.

All information >from the old website has been transferred over and new
information has been added. An overview of the website's pages can be
found on our site map at https://www.jewishgen.org/GerSIG/sitemap.asp

We need your help to build up the resources on our new site. Please
consider filling out our resource survey at
https://goo.gl/forms/030uuvDYWWdtOnKt1 to provide information on
websites, books, archival resources and other publications for the
towns that you are researching. If you have more than a handful of
resources, please download the Excel template at
https://tinyurl.com/y8re73ks and send it back to me at
GerSIGweb@gmail.com. We also welcome any step-by-step instructional
guides or long-form articles.

Alex Calzareth. GerSIG Webmaster


3 German ViewMates: SCHUELER, Dresden #germany

Irene Newhouse
 

I've uploaded 3 images >from a poem my mother wrote for her mother's 40th birthday. I can read everything except the words underlined in red or with a red arrow pointing to them in each image. The URLs are:


http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM68958

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM68959


http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM68960

Please use the ViewMate response form. Thanks so much in advance!
Irene Newhouse ,Kihei Hawaii USA


GerSIG Day at IAJGS Conference - Review #germany

Jeanette R Rosenberg OBE
 

Der GerSIG members

What a day! Our invited GerSIG Guest speaker Malgosia was wonderful.
We will be sharing information about her talks in the next day or so.

Our GerSIG meeting was well attended and the highlight of the meeting
as the launch of our wonderful new GerSIG website -
https://www.jewishgen.org/gersig/ which has now replaced our old
site. You will hear more about that separately, as our webmaster Alex
adds additional functionality. Alex you've done a great job!

The slides and handout >from my on talk are now available on my blog:
https://round2itgenealogy.wordpress.com/2018/08/07/iajgs-2018-incarceration-and-legal-restrictions/

Slides and handouts for other talks will be posted soon!

Wednesday at Conference has talks of tangential interest to GerSIG,
but we are, as many of you can imagine, all networking in breaks
between talks, and several people have connected with new cousins.

Apologies for the late posting of this email, I was very tired
yesterday and only just found the email sat in my draft emails!

All good wishes

Jeanette

Jeanette R Rosenberg OBE
GerSIG Director for Conference Arrangements
Jeanette.R.Rosenberg@googlemail.com


German SIG #Germany 3 German ViewMates: SCHUELER, Dresden #germany

Irene Newhouse
 

I've uploaded 3 images >from a poem my mother wrote for her mother's 40th birthday. I can read everything except the words underlined in red or with a red arrow pointing to them in each image. The URLs are:


http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM68958

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM68959


http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM68960

Please use the ViewMate response form. Thanks so much in advance!
Irene Newhouse ,Kihei Hawaii USA


German SIG #Germany GerSIG Day at IAJGS Conference - Review #germany

Jeanette R Rosenberg OBE
 

Der GerSIG members

What a day! Our invited GerSIG Guest speaker Malgosia was wonderful.
We will be sharing information about her talks in the next day or so.

Our GerSIG meeting was well attended and the highlight of the meeting
as the launch of our wonderful new GerSIG website -
https://www.jewishgen.org/gersig/ which has now replaced our old
site. You will hear more about that separately, as our webmaster Alex
adds additional functionality. Alex you've done a great job!

The slides and handout >from my on talk are now available on my blog:
https://round2itgenealogy.wordpress.com/2018/08/07/iajgs-2018-incarceration-and-legal-restrictions/

Slides and handouts for other talks will be posted soon!

Wednesday at Conference has talks of tangential interest to GerSIG,
but we are, as many of you can imagine, all networking in breaks
between talks, and several people have connected with new cousins.

Apologies for the late posting of this email, I was very tired
yesterday and only just found the email sat in my draft emails!

All good wishes

Jeanette

Jeanette R Rosenberg OBE
GerSIG Director for Conference Arrangements
Jeanette.R.Rosenberg@googlemail.com


Contact Information for Jackie VISOTSKY #general

Sheldon Dan <sheldan1955@...>
 

I am trying to contact Jackie Conway VISOTSKY, daughter of George
CONWAY, granddaughter of Rose Woolf CONWAY and great-granddaughter
of Woolf SOLOMOVICH. My great-grandmother was the sister of Woolf
Solomovich. Their children adopted the name Woolf.

The family lived in England, but Jackie made aliyah many years ago.

I appreciate any help with this.

Sheldon Dan
sheldan1955@bellsouth.net

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Contact Information for Jackie VISOTSKY #general

Sheldon Dan <sheldan1955@...>
 

I am trying to contact Jackie Conway VISOTSKY, daughter of George
CONWAY, granddaughter of Rose Woolf CONWAY and great-granddaughter
of Woolf SOLOMOVICH. My great-grandmother was the sister of Woolf
Solomovich. Their children adopted the name Woolf.

The family lived in England, but Jackie made aliyah many years ago.

I appreciate any help with this.

Sheldon Dan
sheldan1955@bellsouth.net

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately.


The LIPIS family #general

Alyssa Freeman
 

I have a mystery in my family that I'm hoping someone can help me
solve. My 2x great-aunt, Leah (Lena) LIPIS (1875 - 1934) came through
Ellis Island in 1913 with 5 children, whom I thought were all her
children. My mom had never heard about one of them and it turns out
she was a cousin (Bessie Lipis - eventually Bessie Dreskin, then
finally Bessie Kaplan (1897 - 1978). We've discovered that her
father's name was Mordecai Lewis Lipis (1880 - 1959). Clearly, he was
very young when he had her. What we're missing is her mother's name
and what happened - why she came with her aunt and didn't stay with
her father, and what happened to her mother. Mordecai was married
three times in his life. One wife was Fanny, another was Ida, and the
third one - whose name we don't know - was Bessie's mother. Mordecai's
father was either User or Asher Lipis/Lipes/Liebes (1856 - 1946). He
had a bunch of children, including Mordecai and Israel (Leah's
husband). If anyone has these people in their family tree and can help
me out with who Bessie's mother was, I would be very greatful! I'd
also like to know who User's/Asher's wife was. Thanks so much!

Alyssa Freeman
Henrico, VA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen The LIPIS family #general

Alyssa Freeman
 

I have a mystery in my family that I'm hoping someone can help me
solve. My 2x great-aunt, Leah (Lena) LIPIS (1875 - 1934) came through
Ellis Island in 1913 with 5 children, whom I thought were all her
children. My mom had never heard about one of them and it turns out
she was a cousin (Bessie Lipis - eventually Bessie Dreskin, then
finally Bessie Kaplan (1897 - 1978). We've discovered that her
father's name was Mordecai Lewis Lipis (1880 - 1959). Clearly, he was
very young when he had her. What we're missing is her mother's name
and what happened - why she came with her aunt and didn't stay with
her father, and what happened to her mother. Mordecai was married
three times in his life. One wife was Fanny, another was Ida, and the
third one - whose name we don't know - was Bessie's mother. Mordecai's
father was either User or Asher Lipis/Lipes/Liebes (1856 - 1946). He
had a bunch of children, including Mordecai and Israel (Leah's
husband). If anyone has these people in their family tree and can help
me out with who Bessie's mother was, I would be very greatful! I'd
also like to know who User's/Asher's wife was. Thanks so much!

Alyssa Freeman
Henrico, VA


GerSIG Member Survey #germany

Alex Calzareth
 

GerSIG members,

As discussed at our annual meeting on Tuesday we have created a survey
for GerSIG members. This will help your directors to learn where
members live and which areas of Germany they are interested in. You
can also volunteer to help GerSIG and let us know whether you have any
German or Hebrew knowledge, your familiarity with spreadsheets and
whether you can visit any local archives. Please also use the survey
to tell us which towns you can contribute information for on our new
website.

Please take the GerSIG member survey by visiting
https://goo.gl/forms/8XXQgark5Fge1tA83

Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey.

Alex Calzareth, on behalf of your GerSIG directors


Hamburg - Ohlsdorf Jewish Cemetery, Ilandkoppel #germany

Corinna Woehrl (nee Goslar)
 

Dear GerSig-List-Readers,

I am planning to visit the Hamburg "Ohlsdorf Jewish Cemetetery" soon
(with a long list of graves to find and visit).

If you know that your ancestors have been laid to rest at this specific
cemetery I'll do my best to find the tombstone and volunteer to
take a photograph or two. I would need the name and the code in the
column "Grablage", i.e. "Abraham G. A11-296.

You can search the grave-register via:

http://www.juedischer-friedhof-altona.de/img/Datenbanken/ilandkoppel_grabregister.pdf

Please correspond privately with your request.
Regards,
Corinna Woehrl nee Goslar, Hoisdorf (btw Hamburg and Luebeck) - Germany
goslar@cwoehrl.de

Researching: GOSLAR, KARPEL, DAZY (descendants of Jenny and Maurice);
WUERZBURG; KI(T)ZITAFF; MEHRGUT

Moderator note: Thank you for your offer of help.
Please note: Spelling a word as you did KITZITAFF / KIZITAFF will prevent
the word >from being found in archives searches.

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