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Rumanian Archives #hungary

peter bakos <pgbakos@...>
 

Having had the good fortune to have had a friend who is a Rumanian speaker
and experienced with dealing with Rumanian bureaucracies I was able to visit
and access archives in Timisoara and Arad. To my experience the limitation
on access is 100 years, so that records up to 1906 are available at this
time.

Peter Bakos
presently in Haymarket, Virginia
PODWINECZ et al


Yizkor Book Project report for August 2006 #hungary

Joyce Field
 

For the month of August 2006 we put online three new items, three new
entries, and nine updates. All translations are accessible at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html and flags have been
added to all material added in August. Translations are grouped
under four categories at the above index page.

New items:

-Iasi, Romania: Contributions to the History of Jews in Iasi. Entire
book is online.
-Lutsk, Ukraine: Memorial Book of Lutsk. Two articles translated by
Yiddish scholar Leonard Prager.
-Natzweiler Medical Experiments.
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Natzweiler/Natzweiler.html. See under
"Miscellanous."

New entries:

-Czchow, Poland: Pinkas HaKehillot Polin, vol. III
-Domaradz, Poland: Pinkas HaKehillot Polin, vol. III
-Osiek Janielski, Poland: Pinkas HaKehillot Polin, vol. III

Updates:

-Bukowina: "The Choral Society Hasamir in Czernowitz," Geschichte der
Juden in der Bukowina, vol. II, pp. 179-180.
-Dembitz, Poland
-Lanovtsy, Ukraine
-Przemysl, Poland
-Radzyn Podlaski. Poland
-Ryki, Poland (Polish translation). See under "Other languages."
-Slutsk, Belarus
-Sosnowiec, Poland
-The Terrible Choice: three new biographies: Alfred Nossig, Elchanan
Elkes, Mordecai Tenenbaum.
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/terrible_choice/terrible_choice.html.
See under "Miscellaneous."

We would like to thank the New York Public Library, Dorot Division,
for assisting us by making copies of the Pinkas HaKehillot chapters
for our translators.

Please consider making a donation to the Yizkor Book projects listed
at
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
which need financial support to be translated. If you would like to
donate the funds to have a chapter >from a Pinkas HaKehillot volume
translated by a professional translator, please contact Joyce Field.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition


Hungary SIG #Hungary Rumanian Archives #hungary

peter bakos <pgbakos@...>
 

Having had the good fortune to have had a friend who is a Rumanian speaker
and experienced with dealing with Rumanian bureaucracies I was able to visit
and access archives in Timisoara and Arad. To my experience the limitation
on access is 100 years, so that records up to 1906 are available at this
time.

Peter Bakos
presently in Haymarket, Virginia
PODWINECZ et al


Hungary SIG #Hungary Yizkor Book Project report for August 2006 #hungary

Joyce Field
 

For the month of August 2006 we put online three new items, three new
entries, and nine updates. All translations are accessible at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html and flags have been
added to all material added in August. Translations are grouped
under four categories at the above index page.

New items:

-Iasi, Romania: Contributions to the History of Jews in Iasi. Entire
book is online.
-Lutsk, Ukraine: Memorial Book of Lutsk. Two articles translated by
Yiddish scholar Leonard Prager.
-Natzweiler Medical Experiments.
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Natzweiler/Natzweiler.html. See under
"Miscellanous."

New entries:

-Czchow, Poland: Pinkas HaKehillot Polin, vol. III
-Domaradz, Poland: Pinkas HaKehillot Polin, vol. III
-Osiek Janielski, Poland: Pinkas HaKehillot Polin, vol. III

Updates:

-Bukowina: "The Choral Society Hasamir in Czernowitz," Geschichte der
Juden in der Bukowina, vol. II, pp. 179-180.
-Dembitz, Poland
-Lanovtsy, Ukraine
-Przemysl, Poland
-Radzyn Podlaski. Poland
-Ryki, Poland (Polish translation). See under "Other languages."
-Slutsk, Belarus
-Sosnowiec, Poland
-The Terrible Choice: three new biographies: Alfred Nossig, Elchanan
Elkes, Mordecai Tenenbaum.
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/terrible_choice/terrible_choice.html.
See under "Miscellaneous."

We would like to thank the New York Public Library, Dorot Division,
for assisting us by making copies of the Pinkas HaKehillot chapters
for our translators.

Please consider making a donation to the Yizkor Book projects listed
at
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
which need financial support to be translated. If you would like to
donate the funds to have a chapter >from a Pinkas HaKehillot volume
translated by a professional translator, please contact Joyce Field.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition


thanks for yet another translation #germany

GAIL SPIEGEL BILLOW <gspiegel2@...>
 

Dear All,
In my great grandfather's letter he wishes that his son and wife in
America will not forget their family in Europe. Well, Yvonne Adler has
granted his wish. By translating his letters, he, family and friends
who remained in Europe will always be remembered by his descendants.
The SPIEGEL family is indebted to her for this priceless gift.

Gail Spiegel Billow, Florida, NY, USA <gspiegel2@optonline.net>


Levoča Jewish Cemetery #hungary

David Conway <smerus@...>
 

My wife and I are just back >from a long stay in Levoča, Slovakia. The
town had a long Jewish tradition which was ended by the Shoah (nearly
1,000 local inhabitants were transported). The Jewish cemetery however
survives although it is completely overgrown. During our visit we had
discussions with the Mayor and with Mr. Turcan of the Association of
Slovak Jewish Communities, as well as with a local activist, Mr. Liptak
(who has published an excellent book on the Jews of Kezmarok), and we
are hopeful of getting restoration under way - of course it will take
work, and money! There survives a chart of the cemetery, dating >from
before the War, with names attached to many of the plots, and I have a
photocopy of this and have also transcribed a list of the names. anyone
interested in this, and/or in assisting the restoration of the cemetery,
is welcome to contact me.

David Conway, London. smerus@blueyonder.co.uk
Researching BUCHLER, BLUM, GALINSKY, LATNER, BUBLACKI, GENDLER, POLATCHIK.

Moderator: Please contact David off-list for names or to assist w. cemetery restoration.


German SIG #Germany thanks for yet another translation #germany

GAIL SPIEGEL BILLOW <gspiegel2@...>
 

Dear All,
In my great grandfather's letter he wishes that his son and wife in
America will not forget their family in Europe. Well, Yvonne Adler has
granted his wish. By translating his letters, he, family and friends
who remained in Europe will always be remembered by his descendants.
The SPIEGEL family is indebted to her for this priceless gift.

Gail Spiegel Billow, Florida, NY, USA <gspiegel2@optonline.net>


Hungary SIG #Hungary Levoča Jewish Cemetery #hungary

David Conway <smerus@...>
 

My wife and I are just back >from a long stay in Levoča, Slovakia. The
town had a long Jewish tradition which was ended by the Shoah (nearly
1,000 local inhabitants were transported). The Jewish cemetery however
survives although it is completely overgrown. During our visit we had
discussions with the Mayor and with Mr. Turcan of the Association of
Slovak Jewish Communities, as well as with a local activist, Mr. Liptak
(who has published an excellent book on the Jews of Kezmarok), and we
are hopeful of getting restoration under way - of course it will take
work, and money! There survives a chart of the cemetery, dating >from
before the War, with names attached to many of the plots, and I have a
photocopy of this and have also transcribed a list of the names. anyone
interested in this, and/or in assisting the restoration of the cemetery,
is welcome to contact me.

David Conway, London. smerus@blueyonder.co.uk
Researching BUCHLER, BLUM, GALINSKY, LATNER, BUBLACKI, GENDLER, POLATCHIK.

Moderator: Please contact David off-list for names or to assist w. cemetery restoration.


recent additions to JOWBR #courland #latvia

Joyce Field
 

In early August many tens of thousands of new records were added to
JOWBR, JewishGen's Online Worldwide Burial Registry, a searchable
database, bringing the total number of records to almost 600,000.
Check the names and locations of all the cemeteries included in this
database at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm.

The additions included over 50,000 burial records >from Canada, over
16,000 records >from the United States, as well as new records >from
England, Hungary, Israel, Mauritius, Netherlands, Scotland, Serbia,
Slovakia, and Ukraine.

The cemetery visits by participants at the IAJGS conference in New
York will, it is hoped, bring many new submissions to JOWBR.

The database can be searched at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/. Instructions are at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/JOWBRinstructions.htm and
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Submit.htm.

Please contact me or Nolan Altman, JOWBR Technical Coordinator,
<nta@pipeline.com> if you have any questions. We want to extend our
appreciation to Warren Blatt and Michael Tobias for their special
efforts to get these records online before the Conference.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition


Reminder of rules for posting to this List! #france

Rosanne Leeson <rdleeson@...>
 

Dear All,

Periodically we send out a reminder of the rules for posting messages to
this list. Our moderators are volunteers, and so sticking to these
rules will help to ease the burden of their work. Please abide by
these rules when posting:

-Compose posts as text/plain; Details at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Infofiles/PlainText.html
-Provide a*meaningful* Subject line
- If posting a response, copy the portion of the message to
which you are responding. * Do not copy the entire message and
message tag lines* [This is very important!]
-Last names to which you are referring should be in CAPS
-Stay on topic. Do not ramble off. Be as concise as possible.
-Sign your article with your full name, and place of residence
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Thank you for conforming to these JewishGen and FrenchSIG rules!
Your Coordinators,
Pierre and Rosanne


recent additions to JOWBR #southafrica

Joyce Field
 

In early August many tens of thousands of new records were added to
JOWBR, JewishGen's Online Worldwide Burial Registry, a searchable
database, bringing the total number of records to almost 600,000.
Check the names and locations of all the cemeteries included in this
database at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm.

The additions included over 50,000 burial records >from Canada, over
16,000 records >from the United States, as well as new records >from
England, Hungary, Israel, Mauritius, Netherlands, Scotland, Serbia,
Slovakia, and Ukraine.

The cemetery visits by participants at the IAJGS conference in New
York will, it is hoped, bring many new submissions to JOWBR.

The database can be searched at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/. Instructions are at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/JOWBRinstructions.htm and
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Submit.htm.

Please contact me or Nolan Altman, JOWBR Technical Coordinator,
<nta@pipeline.com> if you have any questions. We want to extend our
appreciation to Warren Blatt and Michael Tobias for their special
efforts to get these records online before the Conference.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia recent additions to JOWBR #courland #latvia

Joyce Field
 

In early August many tens of thousands of new records were added to
JOWBR, JewishGen's Online Worldwide Burial Registry, a searchable
database, bringing the total number of records to almost 600,000.
Check the names and locations of all the cemeteries included in this
database at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm.

The additions included over 50,000 burial records >from Canada, over
16,000 records >from the United States, as well as new records >from
England, Hungary, Israel, Mauritius, Netherlands, Scotland, Serbia,
Slovakia, and Ukraine.

The cemetery visits by participants at the IAJGS conference in New
York will, it is hoped, bring many new submissions to JOWBR.

The database can be searched at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/. Instructions are at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/JOWBRinstructions.htm and
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Submit.htm.

Please contact me or Nolan Altman, JOWBR Technical Coordinator,
<nta@pipeline.com> if you have any questions. We want to extend our
appreciation to Warren Blatt and Michael Tobias for their special
efforts to get these records online before the Conference.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition


French SIG #France Reminder of rules for posting to this List! #france

Rosanne Leeson <rdleeson@...>
 

Dear All,

Periodically we send out a reminder of the rules for posting messages to
this list. Our moderators are volunteers, and so sticking to these
rules will help to ease the burden of their work. Please abide by
these rules when posting:

-Compose posts as text/plain; Details at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Infofiles/PlainText.html
-Provide a*meaningful* Subject line
- If posting a response, copy the portion of the message to
which you are responding. * Do not copy the entire message and
message tag lines* [This is very important!]
-Last names to which you are referring should be in CAPS
-Stay on topic. Do not ramble off. Be as concise as possible.
-Sign your article with your full name, and place of residence
-English is the language of all lists on Jewishgen

In joining this private mailing list you acknowledge that you will not
copy any messages posted and send them off to other lists to which you
may be subscribed. Each subscriber has the right to expect their privacy
will be observed by other members and that e-mail address and shared
information or comments posted to this mailing list will not turn up in
other forums.

Thank you for conforming to these JewishGen and FrenchSIG rules!
Your Coordinators,
Pierre and Rosanne


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica recent additions to JOWBR #southafrica

Joyce Field
 

In early August many tens of thousands of new records were added to
JOWBR, JewishGen's Online Worldwide Burial Registry, a searchable
database, bringing the total number of records to almost 600,000.
Check the names and locations of all the cemeteries included in this
database at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm.

The additions included over 50,000 burial records >from Canada, over
16,000 records >from the United States, as well as new records >from
England, Hungary, Israel, Mauritius, Netherlands, Scotland, Serbia,
Slovakia, and Ukraine.

The cemetery visits by participants at the IAJGS conference in New
York will, it is hoped, bring many new submissions to JOWBR.

The database can be searched at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/. Instructions are at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/JOWBRinstructions.htm and
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Submit.htm.

Please contact me or Nolan Altman, JOWBR Technical Coordinator,
<nta@pipeline.com> if you have any questions. We want to extend our
appreciation to Warren Blatt and Michael Tobias for their special
efforts to get these records online before the Conference.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition


Rules for posting to ROM-SIG - A reminder! #romania

Rosanne Leeson <rdleeson@...>
 

Dear All,

Please remember that our Moderators are all volunteers. You will
greatly ease their job by following the rules of JewishGen and the
ROM-SIG when you are posting messages to this List. Please abide by
these key rules:

- Compose posts as text/plain: Details at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Infofiles/PlainText.html
- Provide a meaningful Subject line.
- Don't ramble off the topic.
- Do NOT use your Reply key to respond to Digest message. Compose
a new message, using only as much of the post to which you are
responding to properly identify it. [Very important]!
- Use ALL UPPER CASE letters for Surnames only
- Sign your article (full name please), include your city, state or
country, and your e-mail address.

Thank you for your attention to these rules!
Your Coordinators,
Paula and Rosanne


Romania SIG #Romania Rules for posting to ROM-SIG - A reminder! #romania

Rosanne Leeson <rdleeson@...>
 

Dear All,

Please remember that our Moderators are all volunteers. You will
greatly ease their job by following the rules of JewishGen and the
ROM-SIG when you are posting messages to this List. Please abide by
these key rules:

- Compose posts as text/plain: Details at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Infofiles/PlainText.html
- Provide a meaningful Subject line.
- Don't ramble off the topic.
- Do NOT use your Reply key to respond to Digest message. Compose
a new message, using only as much of the post to which you are
responding to properly identify it. [Very important]!
- Use ALL UPPER CASE letters for Surnames only
- Sign your article (full name please), include your city, state or
country, and your e-mail address.

Thank you for your attention to these rules!
Your Coordinators,
Paula and Rosanne


Re: LEVY #courland #latvia

Dorothy Kew <dkew@...>
 

Hi Brenda:

I have had great deal of luck in researching my paternal grandfather,
Leopold LEVY, who was born in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, through using the
microfilmed records of the LDS. I also want to acknowledge the assistance
of members of the French SIG list who assisted me with translation of the
various documents. The LDS have microfilmed the civil registration of
births, marriages and deaths for Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin. You can find the
catalogue record at:
MODERATOR NOTE: The URL posted by the sender was three lines long!
Here is a brief one: http://tinyurl.com/hdjdt

I hope that helps!

Dorothy

Dorothy Kew
Burlington, ON L7S 1X9
CANADA
dkew@cogeco.ca



From: T and B Hall
To: French SIG
Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 2006 2:37 PM
Subject: re:[frenchsig] LEVY

Looking for marriages or census or deaths of
Marx Meyer LEVY born ca 1800 died 1875 Wissembourg France

Marx (Meyer) LEVY born 1800 died 1875 Wissembourg France
married twice Was told they had 9 children.
second wife: Julia WEILLER....


Yizkor Book Project report for August 2006 #france

Joyce Field
 

For the month of August 2006 we put online three new items, three new
entries, and nine updates. All translations are accessible at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html and flags have been
added to all material added in August. Translations are grouped
under four categories at the above index page.

New items:

-Iasi, Romania: Contributions to the History of Jews in Iasi. Entire
book is online.
-Lutsk, Ukraine: Memorial Book of Lutsk. Two articles translated by
Yiddish scholar Leonard Prager.
-Natzweiler Medical Experiments.
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Natzweiler/Natzweiler.html. See under
"Miscellanous."

New entries:

-Czchow, Poland: Pinkas HaKehillot Polin, vol. III
-Domaradz, Poland: Pinkas HaKehillot Polin, vol. III
-Osiek Janielski, Poland: Pinkas HaKehillot Polin, vol. III

Updates:

-Bukowina: "The Choral Society Hasamir in Czernowitz," Geschichte der
Juden in der Bukowina, vol. II, pp. 179-180.
-Dembitz, Poland
-Lanovtsy, Ukraine
-Przemysl, Poland
-Radzyn Podlaski. Poland
-Ryki, Poland (Polish translation). See under "Other languages."
-Slutsk, Belarus
-Sosnowiec, Poland
-The Terrible Choice: three new biographies: Alfred Nossig, Elchanan
Elkes, Mordecai Tenenbaum.
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/terrible_choice/terrible_choice.html.
See under "Miscellaneous."

We would like to thank the New York Public Library, Dorot Division,
for assisting us by making copies of the Pinkas HaKehillot chapters
for our translators.

Please consider making a donation to the Yizkor Book projects listed
at
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
which need financial support to be translated. If you would like to
donate the funds to have a chapter >from a Pinkas HaKehillot volume
translated by a professional translator, please contact Joyce Field.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition


To many Mikolajow? #galicia

Alexander Sharon
 

Hi Galizyaners,

I have been trying for some time to resolve the confusing issue of the
Eastern Galician towns known as Mikolajow within the JGFF database.

Currently, JGFF database lists 176 researchers who cover 276 entries for
town Mykolaiv in Ukraine.

What is so confusing about?

It appears that the majority of the researchers are exploring their roots in
the mighty Jewish town (close to 22,000 Jewish population) of Mykolaiv (ex
Nikolayev) of the Russian Empire, located close to Odessa and the Black Sea.

Somewhere within those entries are most probably lost Galicia researchers of
the three Eastern Galician towns Mikolajow.

I'd like you to identify those particular towns and change your entries in
JGFF database, please contact JGFF Helpdesk.

1.
Town Mikolajow, district Zydaczow, Stanislawow Province, at 4931 2359. Town
is listed in WOWW as Mykolaiv (Lwow area) with 498 (1921 census) Jewish
population. Latest available data for town Jewish population is 559 (1931
census, re: Pinkas Hakehilot, Poland, vol.II).
Town is located approx. halfway between towns Stryy and Lviv on the Dniester
River.

There is not known Yzkor Book for this shtetl.

Current town name: Mykolayiv. I have added this town to JGFF database as:
Mykolayiv, (on Dniester), on the JGFF researcher's request.

2.
Village Mikolajow, district Bobrka, Lwow Province, at 4946 2421. Town is not
listed WOWW gazetteer and in JGFF database. Pinkas Hakehilot identifies 315
Jews in this locality (out of 938 total population). 1929 Poland Business
Directory lists numerous Jewish business owners.
There is no known Yzkor Book for shtetl.
Current town name is: Nikolyev.
If you would like to change your entry in JGFF database, please contact JGFF
Helpdesk, it will be entered to the system as: Nikolayev, (near Bobrka)

3.
Village Mikolajow, district Radziechow, Tarnopol Province, at 5021 2459.
Town is not listed in WOWW but is listed in the translated Yzkor Book for
Radziechow.
I could not identify number of Jewish residents of this town. Yzkor Book
lists Holocausts victims names and there are Jewish surnames shown in the
1929 Poland Business Directory.
Current town name is: Mikolayiv.

Regards,

Alexander Sharon
JGFF editor


French SIG #France Re: re:LEVY #france

Dorothy Kew <dkew@...>
 

Hi Brenda:

I have had great deal of luck in researching my paternal grandfather,
Leopold LEVY, who was born in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, through using the
microfilmed records of the LDS. I also want to acknowledge the assistance
of members of the French SIG list who assisted me with translation of the
various documents. The LDS have microfilmed the civil registration of
births, marriages and deaths for Wissembourg, Bas-Rhin. You can find the
catalogue record at:
MODERATOR NOTE: The URL posted by the sender was three lines long!
Here is a brief one: http://tinyurl.com/hdjdt

I hope that helps!

Dorothy

Dorothy Kew
Burlington, ON L7S 1X9
CANADA
dkew@cogeco.ca



From: T and B Hall
To: French SIG
Sent: Wednesday, August 30, 2006 2:37 PM
Subject: re:[frenchsig] LEVY

Looking for marriages or census or deaths of
Marx Meyer LEVY born ca 1800 died 1875 Wissembourg France

Marx (Meyer) LEVY born 1800 died 1875 Wissembourg France
married twice Was told they had 9 children.
second wife: Julia WEILLER....