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Seeking KARDONSKY / BRONFMAN descendants in the U.K. #general

sinayukv
 

Friends,

As I'll be coming to the UK for business soon, I thought that I would follow
up on a long-standing family mystery. Several years ago, I learned >from my
grandmother that her grandfather, Yossel Froike Bershitz BRONFMAN (Joseph
Efraim Bershitz BRONFMAN,) died in London in the early part of the 20th
century. Yossel was >from Sokiryany [also: Sikuran], Romania (then a part of
Bessarabia, but today in the Ukraine). Yossel's intention was to continue
to America to visit his children there, but first he stopped in London where
one daughter had settled. Yossel's son Froim (Efraim), my great-grandfather,
must have been >from a second marriage as he was born in Sokiryany as was my
grandmother.

The only possible match existing in the JOWBR for my great-great-grandfather
for a burial in the U.K. is for Joseph Bronfman, who died on April 29, 1923
at 74 years of age and is buried in the Edmonton Federation Cemetery in
London.

I visited the Cemetery in October, and subsequently was able to acquire the
death record >from the British GRO (it had been mis-indexed as "BRANFMAN").
The informant is listed as the son-in-law: J. KARDONSKY, 45a Fashion Street,
Whitechapel. This address is up the same street (after the street changes
names) >from Joseph's last known address at 35 Whites Row, and Whites Row ends
in the famous Brick Lane (the curry center of London).

Today, I found on Ancestry.com that a Gerald Kardonsky born in April, May,
or June of 1928 in Stepney, had a mother whose maiden name was "BROFMAN"
(hopefully mis-indexed >from "BRONFMAN"). I'm hoping that Gerald is the son
of J. KARDONSKY and the grandson of Joseph BRONFMAN, but I need the birth
certificate to know for sure, and I can order that >from the GRO online.

In the meantime, since I'll be in London on Sunday and hoping to make a
miraculous discovery, does anyone have any ideas how to trace Gerald and his
descendants? A British phone book search online revealed no listings for
KARDONSKY. Thanks in advance for any assistance.

Thanks,
Vlad

Vladimir Sinayuk | Riverdale, NY | Seeking:

BANET >from Pabianice | BRONFMAN >from Sokiryany | BURDMAN from
Chernovtsy| BURDMAN >from Sokiryany | DOSICK >from Zhitomir | HOCHBAUM
from Buenos Aires | JOSEPH >from Karlsruhe | KARDONSKY >from London
|SCHWAGER >from Bucuresti | SHECHTER >from Falesti | SINAYUK from
Chernovtsy | SINAYUK >from Zhitomir | STRULOVICI >from Fokshany |
WEISNTEIN >from Sokiryany |ZALTSMAN >from Sokiryany |


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Seeking KARDONSKY / BRONFMAN descendants in the U.K. #general

sinayukv
 

Friends,

As I'll be coming to the UK for business soon, I thought that I would follow
up on a long-standing family mystery. Several years ago, I learned >from my
grandmother that her grandfather, Yossel Froike Bershitz BRONFMAN (Joseph
Efraim Bershitz BRONFMAN,) died in London in the early part of the 20th
century. Yossel was >from Sokiryany [also: Sikuran], Romania (then a part of
Bessarabia, but today in the Ukraine). Yossel's intention was to continue
to America to visit his children there, but first he stopped in London where
one daughter had settled. Yossel's son Froim (Efraim), my great-grandfather,
must have been >from a second marriage as he was born in Sokiryany as was my
grandmother.

The only possible match existing in the JOWBR for my great-great-grandfather
for a burial in the U.K. is for Joseph Bronfman, who died on April 29, 1923
at 74 years of age and is buried in the Edmonton Federation Cemetery in
London.

I visited the Cemetery in October, and subsequently was able to acquire the
death record >from the British GRO (it had been mis-indexed as "BRANFMAN").
The informant is listed as the son-in-law: J. KARDONSKY, 45a Fashion Street,
Whitechapel. This address is up the same street (after the street changes
names) >from Joseph's last known address at 35 Whites Row, and Whites Row ends
in the famous Brick Lane (the curry center of London).

Today, I found on Ancestry.com that a Gerald Kardonsky born in April, May,
or June of 1928 in Stepney, had a mother whose maiden name was "BROFMAN"
(hopefully mis-indexed >from "BRONFMAN"). I'm hoping that Gerald is the son
of J. KARDONSKY and the grandson of Joseph BRONFMAN, but I need the birth
certificate to know for sure, and I can order that >from the GRO online.

In the meantime, since I'll be in London on Sunday and hoping to make a
miraculous discovery, does anyone have any ideas how to trace Gerald and his
descendants? A British phone book search online revealed no listings for
KARDONSKY. Thanks in advance for any assistance.

Thanks,
Vlad

Vladimir Sinayuk | Riverdale, NY | Seeking:

BANET >from Pabianice | BRONFMAN >from Sokiryany | BURDMAN from
Chernovtsy| BURDMAN >from Sokiryany | DOSICK >from Zhitomir | HOCHBAUM
from Buenos Aires | JOSEPH >from Karlsruhe | KARDONSKY >from London
|SCHWAGER >from Bucuresti | SHECHTER >from Falesti | SINAYUK from
Chernovtsy | SINAYUK >from Zhitomir | STRULOVICI >from Fokshany |
WEISNTEIN >from Sokiryany |ZALTSMAN >from Sokiryany |


Deborah Lipstadt: The Eichmann Trial #ukraine

Tony Hausner
 

This is to inform you that Deborah Lipstadt has a new book coming out on 3/15

on"The Eichmann Trial"


This April is the 50th anniversary of the Eichmann trial, the first holocaust
trial in Israel's history.


here is the facebook page: http://tinyurl.com/6fbee57

here is the link to amazon's page - http://tinyurl.com/463c887

The Holocaust Museum is having a special program in May to commemorate this
event.

Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(primary email address: thausner@gmail.com)

Moderator's note - this is the one-time only announcement allowed on JewishGen Digests


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Deborah Lipstadt: The Eichmann Trial #ukraine

Tony Hausner
 

This is to inform you that Deborah Lipstadt has a new book coming out on 3/15

on"The Eichmann Trial"


This April is the 50th anniversary of the Eichmann trial, the first holocaust
trial in Israel's history.


here is the facebook page: http://tinyurl.com/6fbee57

here is the link to amazon's page - http://tinyurl.com/463c887

The Holocaust Museum is having a special program in May to commemorate this
event.

Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(primary email address: thausner@gmail.com)

Moderator's note - this is the one-time only announcement allowed on JewishGen Digests


Deborah Lipstadt: The Eichmann Trial #galicia

Tony Hausner
 

This is to inform you that Deborah Lipstadt has a new book coming
out on 3/15 on "The Eichmann Trial."

This April is the 50th anniversary of the Eichmann trial, the
first Holocaust trial in Israel's history.

Here is the Facebook page

http://tinyurl.com/6fbee57

Here is the link to Amazon's page.

http://tinyurl.com/463c887

The Holocaust Museum is having a special program in May to
commemorate this event.

Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(primary email address: thausner@gmail.com)


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Deborah Lipstadt: The Eichmann Trial #galicia

Tony Hausner
 

This is to inform you that Deborah Lipstadt has a new book coming
out on 3/15 on "The Eichmann Trial."

This April is the 50th anniversary of the Eichmann trial, the
first Holocaust trial in Israel's history.

Here is the Facebook page

http://tinyurl.com/6fbee57

Here is the link to Amazon's page.

http://tinyurl.com/463c887

The Holocaust Museum is having a special program in May to
commemorate this event.

Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(primary email address: thausner@gmail.com)


Please Help / Searching for Family Member / Born in Israel 1964-1965 #general

Stephanie McLaughlin <stephanie@...>
 

Hello-

I am hoping that there is someone out there that can help me. We have some
family history we are desperately trying to figure out.

Long story short, my mother passed away when I was 14. She was 46 at the time.
Her name is Sheila Sue Newman. Her date of birth is 8/10/48.

When she was 16 (1964-65) her parents sent her to live on a kibbutz for
several months. We do not know what part of Israel she went to.

We have heard through family members that she was sent to the kibbutz by her
parents because she was pregnant.

Fast forward 46 years later. My sister and I are her only two children (that
we know of). My mother is deceased, and both of her parents are deceased.
If anyone actually knows the truth, no one is talking, probably out of
respect for my mother.

I have tried ancestry.com and tried to look on my own but I am having no such
luck.

We may have a sibling out there. If so, he/she would be about 46 yrs old.

Any help you could provide or any suggestions as to where/who we should
contact would be so greatly appreciated.

Thank you so much, feel free to contact me anytime.

Stephanie McLaughlin
Gilbert, AZ
stephanie@nelsonglass.net


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Please Help / Searching for Family Member / Born in Israel 1964-1965 #general

Stephanie McLaughlin <stephanie@...>
 

Hello-

I am hoping that there is someone out there that can help me. We have some
family history we are desperately trying to figure out.

Long story short, my mother passed away when I was 14. She was 46 at the time.
Her name is Sheila Sue Newman. Her date of birth is 8/10/48.

When she was 16 (1964-65) her parents sent her to live on a kibbutz for
several months. We do not know what part of Israel she went to.

We have heard through family members that she was sent to the kibbutz by her
parents because she was pregnant.

Fast forward 46 years later. My sister and I are her only two children (that
we know of). My mother is deceased, and both of her parents are deceased.
If anyone actually knows the truth, no one is talking, probably out of
respect for my mother.

I have tried ancestry.com and tried to look on my own but I am having no such
luck.

We may have a sibling out there. If so, he/she would be about 46 yrs old.

Any help you could provide or any suggestions as to where/who we should
contact would be so greatly appreciated.

Thank you so much, feel free to contact me anytime.

Stephanie McLaughlin
Gilbert, AZ
stephanie@nelsonglass.net


Shtetl Trip Documentary for French Television - Seeking travelers! #galicia

Pamela Weisberger
 

Renaud Lavergne, a journalist with the French new agency AFP, is
looking for Jewish researchers planning trips to their ancestral
Galician shtetls in the coming months. He is planning to make a
short video/documentary (a la "60 Minutes") about this type of
genealogical travel for French public television.

His preference is that the person is French or speaks French.

If you are planning such a trip, or know someone who is -- but
may not be on this discussion group -- please contact me and I
will forward the email to Monsieur Lavergne. I can't answer
questions about the project, but he will be able to and he invites
all interested parties to get in touch. Just note that the trip,
ideally, should be taking place sometime between March and June
of 2011.

Pamela Weisberger
Gesher Galicia
pweisberger@gmail.com


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Shtetl Trip Documentary for French Television - Seeking travelers! #galicia

Pamela Weisberger
 

Renaud Lavergne, a journalist with the French new agency AFP, is
looking for Jewish researchers planning trips to their ancestral
Galician shtetls in the coming months. He is planning to make a
short video/documentary (a la "60 Minutes") about this type of
genealogical travel for French public television.

His preference is that the person is French or speaks French.

If you are planning such a trip, or know someone who is -- but
may not be on this discussion group -- please contact me and I
will forward the email to Monsieur Lavergne. I can't answer
questions about the project, but he will be able to and he invites
all interested parties to get in touch. Just note that the trip,
ideally, should be taking place sometime between March and June
of 2011.

Pamela Weisberger
Gesher Galicia
pweisberger@gmail.com


Summer Literary Seminar in Vilnius 31 July to 12 August 2011 #general

Saul Issroff
 

I am circulating information about a Summer Literary Seminar in Vilnius
31 July to 12 August 2011.
Here's the web page: http://www.sumlitsem.org/lithuania/lsi.html

This is organised by Mikhail Iossel, Associate Professor of English/Creative
Writing at Concordia University, Montreal.

I will be lecturing on some aspects of Litvak culture, Holocaust history and
migration, and taking part in some workshops. Some familiar and better known
friends who will give a series of seminars include Rachel Kostanian, Rose
Lerer Cohen, Simon Davidovich, Regina Koipelovich, Dr. Efraim Zuroff
(director Simon Wiesenthal Center in Israel), Mr Vytautas Toleikis,
(educator, civic activist, author) Fania Brantsovsky, (Vilna Ghetto survivor,
veteran of the anti-Nazi partisans, Holocaust educato)r. Milan Chersonski,
editor of Jerusalem of Lithuania, Ms Faina Kukliansky will be lecturing and
there will be associated tours of sthetls etc.

Please try and distribute the flyer to relevant societies, institutions and
congregations. (email me privately for the flyer/poster in .pdf)

Regards
Saul Issroff


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Summer Literary Seminar in Vilnius 31 July to 12 August 2011 #general

Saul Issroff
 

I am circulating information about a Summer Literary Seminar in Vilnius
31 July to 12 August 2011.
Here's the web page: http://www.sumlitsem.org/lithuania/lsi.html

This is organised by Mikhail Iossel, Associate Professor of English/Creative
Writing at Concordia University, Montreal.

I will be lecturing on some aspects of Litvak culture, Holocaust history and
migration, and taking part in some workshops. Some familiar and better known
friends who will give a series of seminars include Rachel Kostanian, Rose
Lerer Cohen, Simon Davidovich, Regina Koipelovich, Dr. Efraim Zuroff
(director Simon Wiesenthal Center in Israel), Mr Vytautas Toleikis,
(educator, civic activist, author) Fania Brantsovsky, (Vilna Ghetto survivor,
veteran of the anti-Nazi partisans, Holocaust educato)r. Milan Chersonski,
editor of Jerusalem of Lithuania, Ms Faina Kukliansky will be lecturing and
there will be associated tours of sthetls etc.

Please try and distribute the flyer to relevant societies, institutions and
congregations. (email me privately for the flyer/poster in .pdf)

Regards
Saul Issroff


"a small proprieter" #general

wilfo stein <wilfostein@...>
 

I am attempting to use some Jewish Gen lists to quantify the occupational
characteristics of various shtetls. I have come across the phrase "a small
proprieter" in some lists. Does anyone know if this means a small landholder
or rather a small landlord or small shopkeeper?

Wilfo Stein
wilfostein@gmail.com

from Jan 1, 2011: Jerusalem, Israel
from July 1 2011: Garrett Park, MD


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen "a small proprieter" #general

wilfo stein <wilfostein@...>
 

I am attempting to use some Jewish Gen lists to quantify the occupational
characteristics of various shtetls. I have come across the phrase "a small
proprieter" in some lists. Does anyone know if this means a small landholder
or rather a small landlord or small shopkeeper?

Wilfo Stein
wilfostein@gmail.com

from Jan 1, 2011: Jerusalem, Israel
from July 1 2011: Garrett Park, MD


HELLER Family in England from Poland/Russia #general

Mark Isaacson <mfisaac@...>
 

I am looking for info >from my HELLER family >from England.

Samuel HELLER (born abt 1858 in Poland & son of Ephraim HELLER), married
Annie (?) and had son Hyman (b 1891, London). Annie passed away, and in
1893, Samuel married Frieda (Fanny) HABERMAN (who was previously married to
an Abraham NAFTANTHAL). Frieda's parents were Chaim Yechiel HABERMAN and
Ruchel GOLDKRANTZ. They had 3 children: Rose (1897- abt 1944), Annie (1900-
?), and Maudie (1896-?). Frieda died in 1939, and that's pretty much all we
know of this family branch. Maudie did marry, but I don't know her married
name or what happened to her. ANY info on these people would be great- this
has been a brick wall for years.

Thanks!
Farra Isaacson
Valley Stream, NY

RESEARCHING:
Poland- BORENSTEIN, LEVINE (LEW,Ciechanowiec) , EINSAMTER/SCHALL, HABERMAN,
GOLDKRANTZ, JACOBOVITZ, SOMMER, SCHWARTZBARD, KURIN
Ukraine-SCHWEIBISH, SCHWARTZMAN, MISHURIS; Latvia- LIPSHITZ
Lithuania- LIPSHITZ, ISAACSON, FISHER/FISHKIN, KUSNA, SCHUSTER/SCHULMAN,
KUSLANSKY, JOEL/YOEL; England-HELLER
Hungary/Austria- FUCHS/FOX, BERMAN, BIEGELEISEN, SAJOVITZ, MILLER/MUELLER


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen HELLER Family in England from Poland/Russia #general

Mark Isaacson <mfisaac@...>
 

I am looking for info >from my HELLER family >from England.

Samuel HELLER (born abt 1858 in Poland & son of Ephraim HELLER), married
Annie (?) and had son Hyman (b 1891, London). Annie passed away, and in
1893, Samuel married Frieda (Fanny) HABERMAN (who was previously married to
an Abraham NAFTANTHAL). Frieda's parents were Chaim Yechiel HABERMAN and
Ruchel GOLDKRANTZ. They had 3 children: Rose (1897- abt 1944), Annie (1900-
?), and Maudie (1896-?). Frieda died in 1939, and that's pretty much all we
know of this family branch. Maudie did marry, but I don't know her married
name or what happened to her. ANY info on these people would be great- this
has been a brick wall for years.

Thanks!
Farra Isaacson
Valley Stream, NY

RESEARCHING:
Poland- BORENSTEIN, LEVINE (LEW,Ciechanowiec) , EINSAMTER/SCHALL, HABERMAN,
GOLDKRANTZ, JACOBOVITZ, SOMMER, SCHWARTZBARD, KURIN
Ukraine-SCHWEIBISH, SCHWARTZMAN, MISHURIS; Latvia- LIPSHITZ
Lithuania- LIPSHITZ, ISAACSON, FISHER/FISHKIN, KUSNA, SCHUSTER/SCHULMAN,
KUSLANSKY, JOEL/YOEL; England-HELLER
Hungary/Austria- FUCHS/FOX, BERMAN, BIEGELEISEN, SAJOVITZ, MILLER/MUELLER


Deborah Lipstadt: The Eichmann Trial #general

Tony Hausner
 

This is to inform you that Deborah Lipstadt has a new book coming out on 3/15
on"The Eichmann Trial"

This April is the 50th anniversary of the Eichmann trial, the first holocaust
trial in Israel's history.

here is the facebook page
http://tinyurl.com/6fbee57

here is the link to amazon's page.
http://tinyurl.com/463c887

The Holocaust Museum is having a special program in May to commemorate this
event.

Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD
(primary email address: thausner@gmail.com)

MODERATOR NOTE: This is a one-time mention of a commercial publication of
Jewish Genealogical interest.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Deborah Lipstadt: The Eichmann Trial #general

Tony Hausner
 

This is to inform you that Deborah Lipstadt has a new book coming out on 3/15
on"The Eichmann Trial"

This April is the 50th anniversary of the Eichmann trial, the first holocaust
trial in Israel's history.

here is the facebook page
http://tinyurl.com/6fbee57

here is the link to amazon's page.
http://tinyurl.com/463c887

The Holocaust Museum is having a special program in May to commemorate this
event.

Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD
(primary email address: thausner@gmail.com)

MODERATOR NOTE: This is a one-time mention of a commercial publication of
Jewish Genealogical interest.


Re: photographing 1920 Polish passport #general

boris
 

"...The passport is too fragile to be copied or scanned, and some of the
words are missing or deteriorated..."

Tamar,
Fortunately, the passport is not too fragile to look at.
;-)
So, "look at it" with a camera. Some (not all!) scanners may indeed add to
deterioration of the inks, but copying with a camera is quite safe. Assuming
you use a digital camera, put the passport by the window and photograph each
page separately. Since the pages are small, the camera must be used in the
macro mode to fill the frame. Digital cameras have a flower icon, which
designates photographing in macro mode - something that could be done by
film cameras only with extension rings or special lenses. When photographing
without a tripod, set the ASA to 400 and take three, five, ten duplicates of
each page. One of them will be sharp. It is not that hard.

And then the fun part will commence: the translation and the discovery.

Good luck!

Boris Feldblyum
boris@bfcollection.net
Potomac, MD


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: photographing 1920 Polish passport #general

boris
 

"...The passport is too fragile to be copied or scanned, and some of the
words are missing or deteriorated..."

Tamar,
Fortunately, the passport is not too fragile to look at.
;-)
So, "look at it" with a camera. Some (not all!) scanners may indeed add to
deterioration of the inks, but copying with a camera is quite safe. Assuming
you use a digital camera, put the passport by the window and photograph each
page separately. Since the pages are small, the camera must be used in the
macro mode to fill the frame. Digital cameras have a flower icon, which
designates photographing in macro mode - something that could be done by
film cameras only with extension rings or special lenses. When photographing
without a tripod, set the ASA to 400 and take three, five, ten duplicates of
each page. One of them will be sharp. It is not that hard.

And then the fun part will commence: the translation and the discovery.

Good luck!

Boris Feldblyum
boris@bfcollection.net
Potomac, MD

197221 - 197240 of 665560