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Translation help with Hebrew inscription on grave #austria-czech

Michael Gordy
 

This is a collection of photos of an inscription on a single grave in Brno.  The name of the deceased in Aron Frisch.  I would be very grateful for a translation!
 
 
Thanks,
Michael Gordy
Takoma Park, MD, USA


Re: Lithuanian Yizkor Book

gordberger@sympatico.ca
 

Does anyone know if the last name Birger or Birgeras from Panevesyz
appears in the Lithuania Yizkor Book?


Re: Help translating town name on German manifest

Milton Goldsamt
 

By any chance could it be Lublin, in Poland (not Russia, as it might have then been under Russian rule)

Milton Goldsamt
Silver Spring, MD


Re: Help translating town name on German manifest

Carole Shaw
 

Seems quite likely that it is Libau (present day Liepaja), as others have suggested.  It was a major emigration port on the Baltic from where many Jews left the Russian Empire to all places.

 

Carole Shaw, London UK

SCHNEIDER Kamanets Podolsk, Ukraine & Libau/Libava/Liepaja, Latvia

KLUGMAN Libava/Libau/Liepaja, Latvia, Johannesburg

ROSENTHAL & ZUSCHNEIDER Lublin, Poland

GREENBERG, BRZOZA/BJOZHA, SOBERSKI Lomza/Nowogrod, Poland

 


Israel Passport Number 1959 #israel

Ann Scher
 

I have attached a ship manifest for the "Zion" traveling from Haifi to NY, 1959. It contains passport numbers. (For example: 147088). Does anyone know if it is possible to link a passport number to the original application?

Thank you for any suggestions.

Ann Scher


Confusion about subgroup definition #germany

Sam G.
 

I understand the value of consolidating the "main" JewishGen email blast and identifying topics by hashtags.
However, what does the "Subgroups" term in the sidebar indicate? Who has authorization to create a "subgroup" for discussions that heretofore happened under the "gersig" special interest group?  Does the #Germany hashtag subsume the gersig discussions?

Amnon Gronner 
JewishGen Researcher  614413
 


Re: Lithuanian Yizkor Book

Ron Kathren
 

Thank you for your communication re the Lithuanian yiskor book.  I am quite interested in what it may contain, and hopefully, I can somehow obtain a copy to see if it has anything pertinent to my family.  Perhaps you can advise me regarding interlibrary loan.  My grandmother, who I never met, was a resident of Kalvarija and was murdered along with many others in Mariampole in September 1941.  I visited Lithuania in1996 and saw firsthand the killing site, the house where my father lived as a small boy, and learned much about what went on during WWII as well as Jewish life in Lithuania before the war.   Unlike her children, the last members of which emigrated in 1920, she had remarried and chose to stay in Lithuania.  Her name is Hannah Kaczerinsky (first marriage) Popelianski (second marriage) nee Cohen.  I also am aware of ancestry in Vilkaviskis, surname Rutstein.

 

Would be pleased to share what little I have learned with you and, of course, would be most grateful for any information you can provide.

 

Many thanks,

 

Ron Kathren

Richland, WA

kathren@...

509-375-3316

 

 

 


Chicago-area Jewish genealogy resources topic of two talks

Martin Fischer
 

Mike Karsen to speak at separate locations on Chicagoland Jewish genealogy research tools


Oct. 27: “Resources for Jewish Genealogy in Chicagoland—What’s New” will be the topic of a presentation by genealogist Mike Karsen at the Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. His presentation will begin at 2 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook, Ill.


The JGSI meeting facilities at Temple Beth-El will open at 12:30 p.m. for those who want to use or borrow genealogy library materials, get help with genealogy websites or ask genealogical questions from genealogy expert volunteers before the main program begins at 2 p.m. For more information, see https://jgsi.org/event-3163808 or phone 312-666-0100.


In this north suburban event, Mike will deliver his annual update covering various resources available to discover your Jewish roots in Chicagoland. He will include a wide range of records and research resources, including cemeteries, death certificates, death notices/obits, marriage records, birth records, and city directories. How to locate your ancestor’s naturalization records, which are essential for any genealogical researcher, will also be covered along with some uniquely Jewish resources. Case studies will be utilized to demonstrate the research process.


Nov. 3: “Online Resources for Jewish Genealogy in Chicagoland” will be the topic of a talk by genealogist Mike Karsen at a Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, 10 a.m. event presented by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois at West Suburban Temple Har Zion, 1040 N. Harlem Ave., River Forest, Ill.


This presentation provides an overview of all online records and resources that are useful to Jewish researchers seeking their Chicago-area roots. Mike begins with a brief history of the Jews of Chicago. The seminar mostly concentrates on uniquely Jewish resources such as cemeteries, funeral homes and more, especially online publications that are searchable by surname. It also covers the naturalization process, location/residence records, and legal documents including wills and probate files.


For more information about this west suburban event, see https://jgsi.org/event-3573824 or phone 312-666-0100.




Bio: A professional speaker, Mike Karsen is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), and is a past president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. He has presented over 300 talks on genealogy topics locally, nationally, and internationally including at Newberry Library and Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership in Chicago. Mike is the author of the JewishGen website’s “Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Chicagoland” and has published articles on genealogy.


Submitted by:

Martin Fischer
Vice President-Publicity
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois



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Martin Fischer
Vice President-Publicity
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

JGSI website: https://jgsi.org


Re: Help translating town name on German manifest

Susan&David
 

David Goldman and family continued on to Philadelphia, arriving from Glasgow  on the Hibernian on 28 July 1887.  That manifest gives Poland as the place from whence they. came. This narrows your search somewhat, but still may not provide a definitive answer.

David Rosen
Boston, MA

On October 19, 2019 at 10:31 AM jake6621@... wrote:

I need help reading the name of a town on a ship manifest out of Hamburg, 1887.  My g'grandparents are listed on this manifest as David Goldman and family.  Their previous home is listed as what appears to me to be Lubo, Russland.  I can't find a Lubo, Russia or Lubo, anything else. Does anybody read something else in this entry? Much appreciate your help!

Diane Jacobs

 
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Re: Healthcare in Belarus: This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #yizkorbooks

Gayle Schlissel Riley
 

There was a Jewish hospital in Minsk circ. 1900. My relative was the administrator Dr Slobodkin. I have a list of the staff. I also have a postcard of the inside of one of the rooms. I obtained the information from the archives in Minsk about 20 years ago.
I also obtained many records. Not too many docs.But the archivists made family trees from there.
Gayle Schlissel Riley
San Gabriel


Suggestion regarding Family Finder

Madeleine Sann
 

As I get older and my genealogy buddies have begun to be listed as deceased in the Family Finder, I think it would be wonderful if researchers could list in the Family Finder where they’ve uploaded copies of their family trees (including JewishGen of course). There should be generous room to do this as there are so many sites where people post their trees. That way, learning that a researcher of a shared name is deceased would not be a closed door. 


Over the years two relatives have found me through the Family Finder. In one case, I had a vague, almost mythical, notion about my cousin’s ancestors - in the other, the Israeli born daughter of a Sann from Poland who was a Survivor found out that she had Sann relatives around the world. Until we connected through the Family Finder, she believed her family in Israel were unique in carrying the surname. Of course some people know where to look for trees but in my case JewishGen was key.

Madeleine Sann


Re: Help translating town name on German manifest

Corinna Woehrl
 

Hello Diane, I found the document on Ancestry, which has a higher resolution:
it quite definitely says "Lubo" and "Russland" - Russia – but: the clerks wrote what they heard, it could (for example) also be Lubow or similar.
In the following column ist says "Händler" = merchant, "Frau" = wife, "Kind" = child
The names in the list are written as follows: David; Taube (or Teube), Freide, Etel, Meier, Jankel

Regards from Germany, Corinna


Re: Healthcare in Belarus: This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #yizkorbooks

N. Summers
 

Thanks so much for sharing this information on healthcare in Belarus. I’m just starting on my journey in exploring my family‘s history there and information like this makes the dry facts come alive.


South African Naturalisation Certificate #lithuania

Shana Mink
 

Please assist in advising how I find a naturalisation certificate for my grandfather in South Africa. 

he settled in Natal. I have searched all the Natal archives online and well as the South African archives. 

who would have a copy of it? I have no idea even if the year. 

is there a way to search government gazettes to find the Naturalisation? 

Any advice or assistance most appreciated. 

Regards  

Shana Mink

 


Lithuanian Yizkor Book

Jack Berger
 

This is in response to the message asking for more information about the Holocaust in Lithuania. I had sent in an e-mail a while ago in which I communicated that I had completed the translation of The Utyan (Utena) Memorial Book from Yiddish to English. In addition to personal copies, generous supporters have made it possible to donate a copy to over 50 libraries in the U.S. the U.K. Canada & israel.

i have pointed out that this is the only such book (I have translated 14 others over the course of 30 years) in which local (Lithuanian) collaborators with the Nazis, in the attempted extermination of the Jews, were brought to trial in  Lithuanian court of law. They were trie, found guilty, executed and all of their assets confiscated by the government.

Please feel free to write to me if this is of any interest to you.

My e-mail address is: jsberger@...

JSB


Donations to LitvakSIG after Yom Kippur #lithuania

Barry Halpern
 

This is a reminder that any LitvakSIG membership dues that are paid
now - after the conclusion of Yom Kippur - will cover membership in
LitvakSIG for the remainder of 2019, through the end of 2020.

Also, qualifying contributions (normally $100) between now and the end of
2019, to a District Research Group (DRG), will guarantee access
through the end of 2024.

If you've been thinking of donating to LitvakSIG by becoming a new
member or through a DRG, now is a great time of year to do that!


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Donations to LitvakSIG after Yom Kippur #lithuania

Barry Halpern
 

This is a reminder that any LitvakSIG membership dues that are paid
now - after the conclusion of Yom Kippur - will cover membership in
LitvakSIG for the remainder of 2019, through the end of 2020.

Also, qualifying contributions (normally $100) between now and the end of
2019, to a District Research Group (DRG), will guarantee access
through the end of 2024.

If you've been thinking of donating to LitvakSIG by becoming a new
member or through a DRG, now is a great time of year to do that!


Vacation setting?

Margarita Lacko
 

I am out of town and suddenly began receiving mail from this list. In the previous format, there was a setting called "no mail". It was very handy when you went on vacation or were too busy with other things but did not want to unsubscribe from the list. Is there a way to temporary stop receiving mail? 

Thank you, 
Margarita Lackó


JGASG Philadelphia meeting Oct 27, 2019

Lois Sernoff
 

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Research Help and Registration: 1:00 PM-1:30PM

Lecture: 1:30 PM

Location: Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027

Speaker: Jordan Auslander, Forensic Genealogist

Jordan Auslander, is a New York based forensic genealogist, title and real estate historian;

He has pursued cases across the United States, Europe and Israel; published, an index to

Jewish records in Slovakia, and a genealogical gazetteer of Greater Hungary; Jordan is a

former board member of the Jewish Genealogical Society of New York.  In addition, he is

known as “Heir Jordan, Extreme Genealogist”. Jordan is an Telly award winner for

RootsTelevision.com and the ‘reliably inappropriate’ host of IAJGS conference Gameshow Night.

 

Topic: Researching New York City Resources Remotely
Between 1820 and 1920 over 82 percent of immigrants to the United States came through the

port of New York. Learn how to trace your New York ancestors, whether they were passing through

or called it home as well as resources to help you reconnect with family that remained elsewhere.

While on-site research is the optimal approach to research, this is not always convenient or feasible.

Nevertheless, much can be accomplished in advance or in lieu of physical travel. Components of New

York City family history can be identified without setting foot on Broadway using a broad array of free

and subscription internet sites as well as some conventional sources. These resources will be evaluated

in the context of the questions and needs of lecture participants.

 

JGASGP 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 [JGASGP]


Re: Help translating town name on German manifest

SCHWAB
 

The attachment is not in high enough resolution to study what your Lubo looks like to me, but what comes to mind is perhaps Libau in Lativa.

On October 19, 2019 at 10:31 AM jake6621@... wrote:

I need help reading the name of a town on a ship manifest out of Hamburg, 1887.  My g'grandparents are listed on this manifest as David Goldman and family.  Their previous home is listed as what appears to me to be Lubo, Russland.  I can't find a Lubo, Russia or Lubo, anything else. Does anybody read something else in this entry? Much appreciate your help!

Diane Jacobs

 

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