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Gesher Galicia Map Room Update: Berezhany & Ivano Frankivsk/Stanislawow #general

Pamela Weisberger
 

Gesher Galicia Map Room Update:

There are two new maps uploaded yesterday to our map room for
Berezhany and Ivano-Frankivsk, formerly known as Stanislawow at:
http://www.maps.geshergalicia.org. Here are the details:

Berezhany Town Cadastral Map 1846

Complete cadastral map of the town of Berezhany (Brzezany), currently
in the Berezhany raion, Ternopil oblast, >from 1846. Cloth-backed,
folded, and bound into a compact book for portability; the map is very
worn at section edges. Re-ambulated and heavily annotated with redline
corrections and updates; the map shows overlapping numbering systems,
for original property listings (in black) and revised building and
land lists (in red). The revision marking also shows a subdivision of
the cadastral area into inner town, suburban settlements, and outer
villages. Mapped features of the town include the Berezhany castle and
grounds, a market square and hall, a Bernardine monastery, an urban
park, several churches and a synagogue, numerous Potocki family
properties, and the town's large artificial lake (the 'Golden Pond',
uncolored on this map, between Siolko and Kasztalówka). State Archive
of Ternopil Oblast, record 146.1.3. Images sourced by Natalie Dunai;
map stitched by Jay Osborn.

Ivano-Frankivsk (Stanislawow) Street Map 1941

A general plan of the districts of Ivano-Frankivsk (Stanislawow,
Stanyslaviv, Stanislau), now its own raion and the head city of the
Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, >from 1941. The map is a German Luftwaffe copy
of a Polish original by Z. Domanski of Stanislawow, completely labeled
with street names in Polish, with a full index of features and
selected overlays in German; portions of the city plan were
supplemented >from a larger regional map. Included in the map features
are two synagogues, two Jewish cemeteries, Jewish and other community
schools, a Jewish hospital and other medical associations, sports
facilities, train and tram lines, etc., as well as the breadth of
administrative, utility, and cultural sites in the city. Digital copy
of the map >from the Map Archive of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny
(WIG). A pre-war (ca. 1938) map of Stanislawów is also available at a
city history web site, stanislawow.net.

We now have four regional maps, 45 cadastral maps, and four specialty
maps in this virtual map room.

Special thanks to Jay Osborn who stitches our maps and handles the web
pages technical details.

Pamela Weisberger
President & Research Coordinator
Gesher Galicia
pweisberger@gmail.com
http://www.maps.geshergalicia.org


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Gesher Galicia Map Room Update: Berezhany & Ivano Frankivsk/Stanislawow #general

Pamela Weisberger
 

Gesher Galicia Map Room Update:

There are two new maps uploaded yesterday to our map room for
Berezhany and Ivano-Frankivsk, formerly known as Stanislawow at:
http://www.maps.geshergalicia.org. Here are the details:

Berezhany Town Cadastral Map 1846

Complete cadastral map of the town of Berezhany (Brzezany), currently
in the Berezhany raion, Ternopil oblast, >from 1846. Cloth-backed,
folded, and bound into a compact book for portability; the map is very
worn at section edges. Re-ambulated and heavily annotated with redline
corrections and updates; the map shows overlapping numbering systems,
for original property listings (in black) and revised building and
land lists (in red). The revision marking also shows a subdivision of
the cadastral area into inner town, suburban settlements, and outer
villages. Mapped features of the town include the Berezhany castle and
grounds, a market square and hall, a Bernardine monastery, an urban
park, several churches and a synagogue, numerous Potocki family
properties, and the town's large artificial lake (the 'Golden Pond',
uncolored on this map, between Siolko and Kasztalówka). State Archive
of Ternopil Oblast, record 146.1.3. Images sourced by Natalie Dunai;
map stitched by Jay Osborn.

Ivano-Frankivsk (Stanislawow) Street Map 1941

A general plan of the districts of Ivano-Frankivsk (Stanislawow,
Stanyslaviv, Stanislau), now its own raion and the head city of the
Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, >from 1941. The map is a German Luftwaffe copy
of a Polish original by Z. Domanski of Stanislawow, completely labeled
with street names in Polish, with a full index of features and
selected overlays in German; portions of the city plan were
supplemented >from a larger regional map. Included in the map features
are two synagogues, two Jewish cemeteries, Jewish and other community
schools, a Jewish hospital and other medical associations, sports
facilities, train and tram lines, etc., as well as the breadth of
administrative, utility, and cultural sites in the city. Digital copy
of the map >from the Map Archive of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny
(WIG). A pre-war (ca. 1938) map of Stanislawów is also available at a
city history web site, stanislawow.net.

We now have four regional maps, 45 cadastral maps, and four specialty
maps in this virtual map room.

Special thanks to Jay Osborn who stitches our maps and handles the web
pages technical details.

Pamela Weisberger
President & Research Coordinator
Gesher Galicia
pweisberger@gmail.com
http://www.maps.geshergalicia.org


Looking for maternal GM, Trammel/Morris #general

Julie Roberts <knightshotter@...>
 

For many years, we have been trying to unravel a mystery about my husband's
maternal grandmother. When his grandmother Jackie died in 1987, she left
behind a story that we have been unable to verify and a box of materials
that make it obvious that she was born likely in an observant Jewish home.
What we know for sure is that she died on September 9, 1987 with a death
certificate listing her as Jackie Lytle and listing a birth date of March 6,
1908. She died in Acworth, Georgia. When she married, she did not have a
birth certificate and the information that appeared in her marriage
certificate (Asheville NC) came >from family names inscribed in a bible. (We
know that families with children born at home often did not have birth
certificates recorded or got them later. (My own material grandmother also
does not have a birth certificate and made up her birthday so that she would
be the same age as my grandfather). Over the years, we have canvassed every
genealogy website >from Ancestry to Jewishgen and everything in between. We
have searched records of all kinds, newspaper articles, grave listings, etc.
We found her marriage certificate and her death certificate (and records for
her husband) but we have never found any records at all corresponding to her
parents or grandparents beyond the names which are listed in this bible. (My
husband converted to Judaism before we married since he could never
definitively verify his ancestry).

We posted this story on Jewish gen over the past 6 years (and on other
sites) but have never received a response. We believe it is possible that
because she wanted to hide her religion when she married or because of what
we have been told about her parent's untimely deaths that her parents and
grandparents names listed in the bible are not correct at all. Over the
years, I have wondered if the first letter of the names is correct wondering
if her last name was actually Moretz or something similar. Throughout her
adult life, my husband's mother remembers that she lit candles every Friday
night and she and her husband who was not Jewish honored her request and did
not work >from Friday sundown to Saturday sundown. My husband's mother
remembers Jackie saying Shabbos candle lighting prayers and that Jackie
would always tell her daughter that she was Jewish too. On a side note, my
husband has had his maternal DNA tested and the results show a high
percentage of Ashkenazi Jewish and the other high percentages are from
Amsterdam and regions near what was Yugoslavia.

According to the records in the bible, Jackie (possibly Jacqueline?) Lytle
lists her father as Jack Louis Morris and her mother as Nancy Frederichs
Morris nee Trammel. We believe "Nancy" was born around 1885-1890s. Jackie
was brought to live in North Carolina when she was about 4 and she was told
that her parents and grandparents resided in California probably in the
greater Los Angeles area. She was told that her mother and father died in a
murder-suicide (around 1910-1911). We have canvassed newspapers throughout
California and never found any article matching any of this. Nancy
Frederichs Trammel (Jackie's mother per the bible inscription) lists her
parents as James Wesley Trammel and Harriett or Harriette Laney (or Saney)
Trammel. The handwriting is cursive and hard to read.
In the early 80s, Jackie and a relative went to California in search of a
birth certificate. My husband's mother remembers that whatever county they
visited, they were told that records were lost due to an earthquake/fire.
Being >from Los Angeles myself, my assumption is records were lost during one
of the big Los Angeles earthquakes in the late 30s.

Please reply offline if you have any ideas. My husband's mother is a hoarder
and has numerous boxes >from her mother when she died stored away. We hope
that if nothing else that when she dies, my husband will be able to find
some of the materials and records in his mother's home.

Julie nee Moncharsh and William Edward Roberts, now living in Long Island NY
area


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Looking for maternal GM, Trammel/Morris #general

Julie Roberts <knightshotter@...>
 

For many years, we have been trying to unravel a mystery about my husband's
maternal grandmother. When his grandmother Jackie died in 1987, she left
behind a story that we have been unable to verify and a box of materials
that make it obvious that she was born likely in an observant Jewish home.
What we know for sure is that she died on September 9, 1987 with a death
certificate listing her as Jackie Lytle and listing a birth date of March 6,
1908. She died in Acworth, Georgia. When she married, she did not have a
birth certificate and the information that appeared in her marriage
certificate (Asheville NC) came >from family names inscribed in a bible. (We
know that families with children born at home often did not have birth
certificates recorded or got them later. (My own material grandmother also
does not have a birth certificate and made up her birthday so that she would
be the same age as my grandfather). Over the years, we have canvassed every
genealogy website >from Ancestry to Jewishgen and everything in between. We
have searched records of all kinds, newspaper articles, grave listings, etc.
We found her marriage certificate and her death certificate (and records for
her husband) but we have never found any records at all corresponding to her
parents or grandparents beyond the names which are listed in this bible. (My
husband converted to Judaism before we married since he could never
definitively verify his ancestry).

We posted this story on Jewish gen over the past 6 years (and on other
sites) but have never received a response. We believe it is possible that
because she wanted to hide her religion when she married or because of what
we have been told about her parent's untimely deaths that her parents and
grandparents names listed in the bible are not correct at all. Over the
years, I have wondered if the first letter of the names is correct wondering
if her last name was actually Moretz or something similar. Throughout her
adult life, my husband's mother remembers that she lit candles every Friday
night and she and her husband who was not Jewish honored her request and did
not work >from Friday sundown to Saturday sundown. My husband's mother
remembers Jackie saying Shabbos candle lighting prayers and that Jackie
would always tell her daughter that she was Jewish too. On a side note, my
husband has had his maternal DNA tested and the results show a high
percentage of Ashkenazi Jewish and the other high percentages are from
Amsterdam and regions near what was Yugoslavia.

According to the records in the bible, Jackie (possibly Jacqueline?) Lytle
lists her father as Jack Louis Morris and her mother as Nancy Frederichs
Morris nee Trammel. We believe "Nancy" was born around 1885-1890s. Jackie
was brought to live in North Carolina when she was about 4 and she was told
that her parents and grandparents resided in California probably in the
greater Los Angeles area. She was told that her mother and father died in a
murder-suicide (around 1910-1911). We have canvassed newspapers throughout
California and never found any article matching any of this. Nancy
Frederichs Trammel (Jackie's mother per the bible inscription) lists her
parents as James Wesley Trammel and Harriett or Harriette Laney (or Saney)
Trammel. The handwriting is cursive and hard to read.
In the early 80s, Jackie and a relative went to California in search of a
birth certificate. My husband's mother remembers that whatever county they
visited, they were told that records were lost due to an earthquake/fire.
Being >from Los Angeles myself, my assumption is records were lost during one
of the big Los Angeles earthquakes in the late 30s.

Please reply offline if you have any ideas. My husband's mother is a hoarder
and has numerous boxes >from her mother when she died stored away. We hope
that if nothing else that when she dies, my husband will be able to find
some of the materials and records in his mother's home.

Julie nee Moncharsh and William Edward Roberts, now living in Long Island NY
area


Yizkor Book Project, February 2013 [Germany not mentioned] #germany

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I believe I surprised even myself with the quantity and volume of new and
updated materials added into the Yizkor Book Project during that ever so
short month, February.

We are certainly blessed with a great number of extremely conscientious
volunteers who provide these translations and I would like to point three
very particularly extensive entries added now which involved many hours of
work by the volunteers who prepared them. They are:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume II)
- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VIII)

Apart >from new entries and projects, we regularly receive additional updates
for existing projects and, as I pointed last time, some of these projects
are very close to completion - a very gratifying feeling for all those
involved. We do have more than 700 hundred projects currently running and
there are many that need assistance to go forward. If you see a project with
only the table of contents translated, this is a fairly sure sign that it's
waiting patiently for someone to take on. If you'd like to know what's
involved in coordinating such a project, please feel free to write to me.

Now to facts and figures for February, during this last month we have added
these 6 new projects:

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

- Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary (Memories and Recollections of Moson Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Moson/Moson.html

- Rudky, Ukraine (Rudki memorial book; of the Jews of Rudki and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rudky/Rudky.html

- Skarzysko-Kamienna, Poland (The Yischor book in memoriam of the Jewish
community of Skarzysko and its surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Skarzysko/Skarzysko.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_polh1.html [Hebrew]

- Transnistria, Ukraine (Surviving Transnistria - A Memoir )
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/transnistra2/transnistra2.html

Added in 6 new entries:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00400.html

- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh529.html

- Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh522.html

- Stezyca, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VII)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00348p.html [Polish]

- Stupava, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo377.html

- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00030.html

We have continued to update 29 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Briceva, Moldova (Memorial Book of Brichevo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bricheva/Bricheva.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Busk, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/busk/busk.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Memorial volume for the Jews of Cluj-Kolozsvar)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca/Cluj-Napoca.html

- Czyzew, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dzialoszyce, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Jewish Community in Dzialoszyce
and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzialoszyce/Dzialoszyce.html

- Garwolin, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish & English]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Halmeu, Romania (In memory of the communities of Halmin-Turcz and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Halmeu/Halmeu.html

- Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/musicians/musicians.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye, and
Colonies) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Karelichy, Belarus (Korelitz; the life and destruction of a Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korelicze/korelicze.html

- Klobuck, Belarus (The Book of Klobucko; in memory of a martyred community
which was destroyed) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/klobuck/klobuck.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Lyubcha, Belarus (Lubtch and Delatich; in memory of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lyubcha/lyubcha.html

- Molchad, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozeryany/Ozeryany.html

- Ryki, Poland (A Memorial to the Community of Ryki, Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ryki/rykp000.html [Polish]

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_pol1.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Torgovitsa, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Targovica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Torgovitsa/Torgovitsa.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go online.

Since my next report will come during Pesach, I'd like to take this
opportunity to wish you, dear readers and families, a very enjoyable
and meaningful Pesach/Passover.

All the best, Lance Ackerfeld Yizkor Book Project Manager


German SIG #Germany Yizkor Book Project, February 2013 [Germany not mentioned] #germany

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I believe I surprised even myself with the quantity and volume of new and
updated materials added into the Yizkor Book Project during that ever so
short month, February.

We are certainly blessed with a great number of extremely conscientious
volunteers who provide these translations and I would like to point three
very particularly extensive entries added now which involved many hours of
work by the volunteers who prepared them. They are:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume II)
- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VIII)

Apart >from new entries and projects, we regularly receive additional updates
for existing projects and, as I pointed last time, some of these projects
are very close to completion - a very gratifying feeling for all those
involved. We do have more than 700 hundred projects currently running and
there are many that need assistance to go forward. If you see a project with
only the table of contents translated, this is a fairly sure sign that it's
waiting patiently for someone to take on. If you'd like to know what's
involved in coordinating such a project, please feel free to write to me.

Now to facts and figures for February, during this last month we have added
these 6 new projects:

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

- Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary (Memories and Recollections of Moson Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Moson/Moson.html

- Rudky, Ukraine (Rudki memorial book; of the Jews of Rudki and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rudky/Rudky.html

- Skarzysko-Kamienna, Poland (The Yischor book in memoriam of the Jewish
community of Skarzysko and its surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Skarzysko/Skarzysko.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_polh1.html [Hebrew]

- Transnistria, Ukraine (Surviving Transnistria - A Memoir )
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/transnistra2/transnistra2.html

Added in 6 new entries:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00400.html

- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh529.html

- Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh522.html

- Stezyca, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VII)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00348p.html [Polish]

- Stupava, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo377.html

- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00030.html

We have continued to update 29 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Briceva, Moldova (Memorial Book of Brichevo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bricheva/Bricheva.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Busk, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/busk/busk.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Memorial volume for the Jews of Cluj-Kolozsvar)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca/Cluj-Napoca.html

- Czyzew, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dzialoszyce, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Jewish Community in Dzialoszyce
and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzialoszyce/Dzialoszyce.html

- Garwolin, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish & English]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Halmeu, Romania (In memory of the communities of Halmin-Turcz and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Halmeu/Halmeu.html

- Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/musicians/musicians.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye, and
Colonies) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Karelichy, Belarus (Korelitz; the life and destruction of a Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korelicze/korelicze.html

- Klobuck, Belarus (The Book of Klobucko; in memory of a martyred community
which was destroyed) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/klobuck/klobuck.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Lyubcha, Belarus (Lubtch and Delatich; in memory of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lyubcha/lyubcha.html

- Molchad, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozeryany/Ozeryany.html

- Ryki, Poland (A Memorial to the Community of Ryki, Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ryki/rykp000.html [Polish]

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_pol1.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Torgovitsa, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Targovica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Torgovitsa/Torgovitsa.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go online.

Since my next report will come during Pesach, I'd like to take this
opportunity to wish you, dear readers and families, a very enjoyable
and meaningful Pesach/Passover.

All the best, Lance Ackerfeld Yizkor Book Project Manager


Angelika Brosig and her work #germany

David Shapiro
 

A lot has already been posted about Angelika Brosig and the loss we have
suffered with her passing.

I had the privilege of working with her on the documentation of the
cemetery in Schopfloch. She would send me photos of headstones, and I
would send her translations of the inscriptions.

I would like to clarify that although the cemetery was located in
Schopfloch, it was used by several of the surrounding communities,
mainly Dinkelspuehl, Feuchtwangen, Moenchsroth, and Wittelshoffen. My
own family was >from Moenchsroth. Her work centered on the cemetery, but
her research and knowledge branched out to all aspects of those
communities and their Jewish residents. She wanted to know what had
happened to all of them. Those who survived and those who didn't.

This summer I had the opportunity of visiting her in Schopfloch. She was
already weak >from her illness and >from the treatments, but she showed us
around Schopfloch and pointed out all the homes that had once belonged
to Jews and told us their stories. She had arranged to have a model made
of the synagogue based on the original plans, and it now is in the
office of the Rathaus there. She brought us to the cemetery in
Wallerstein where more of my relatives are buried, and she brought us to
Moenchsroth where the local minister, who also has made a study of the
history of the local Jewish community, showed us the former homes of my
ancestors and relatives.

There is still work to be done in the cemetery. If is four centuries
old, with about 1200 graves. We have documented only about a tenth of
those, and mostly the most recent. I know that she wanted her work to be
continued after her passing, and I hope that will happen.

She was an amazing person, and her passing is a tremendous loss to all
who knew her.

David Shapiro, Jerusalem dshapiro@012.net.il

A tribute in memory of Angelika Brosig and her work is inscribed on a new Memorial Plaque
at The Jewishgen Wall of Honor http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen-erosity/Honors0.html


German SIG #Germany Angelika Brosig and her work #germany

David Shapiro
 

A lot has already been posted about Angelika Brosig and the loss we have
suffered with her passing.

I had the privilege of working with her on the documentation of the
cemetery in Schopfloch. She would send me photos of headstones, and I
would send her translations of the inscriptions.

I would like to clarify that although the cemetery was located in
Schopfloch, it was used by several of the surrounding communities,
mainly Dinkelspuehl, Feuchtwangen, Moenchsroth, and Wittelshoffen. My
own family was >from Moenchsroth. Her work centered on the cemetery, but
her research and knowledge branched out to all aspects of those
communities and their Jewish residents. She wanted to know what had
happened to all of them. Those who survived and those who didn't.

This summer I had the opportunity of visiting her in Schopfloch. She was
already weak >from her illness and >from the treatments, but she showed us
around Schopfloch and pointed out all the homes that had once belonged
to Jews and told us their stories. She had arranged to have a model made
of the synagogue based on the original plans, and it now is in the
office of the Rathaus there. She brought us to the cemetery in
Wallerstein where more of my relatives are buried, and she brought us to
Moenchsroth where the local minister, who also has made a study of the
history of the local Jewish community, showed us the former homes of my
ancestors and relatives.

There is still work to be done in the cemetery. If is four centuries
old, with about 1200 graves. We have documented only about a tenth of
those, and mostly the most recent. I know that she wanted her work to be
continued after her passing, and I hope that will happen.

She was an amazing person, and her passing is a tremendous loss to all
who knew her.

David Shapiro, Jerusalem dshapiro@012.net.il

A tribute in memory of Angelika Brosig and her work is inscribed on a new Memorial Plaque
at The Jewishgen Wall of Honor http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen-erosity/Honors0.html


Korostyshev #ukraine

merrilleweber
 

My great-grandmother, Marom Vulis Zingerman, A"H, was born in Korostyshev in approximately 1868. She and my grandparents, as well as some other relatives, are buried at Waldheim Cemetery outside of Chicago. My mother remembers that there was a Mr. Starr who she believes owned a dress shop in Chicago, who was in charge of the Korostyshev landsmanschaft in Chicago and sold some of the plots to my family. My mother also remembers that Mr. Starr had written a yahrtzeit book about Korostyshev which was in manuscript form.

Does anyone here know Mr. Starr's full name, or (better yet) know of any of his descendants or of a repository of documents >from the Korostyshev landsmanschaft in Chicago?

Thank you,
Merrill Weber
VULIS (Ukraine)
KURCHITZER (Novograd-Volinsk or Zhitomir)
ZINGERMAN (Pulin/Chervonoarmeiisk)
VERSHUBSKY/WERSCHUBSKY/VIRSHUBSKY/VARSHUBSKY (Lithuania or Ukraine)
BOLDETSKY/BOLDECKI (Lithuania or Ukraine)
DULBERG (Buhushi, Romania)
UCHITELLE/UCHITEL/UCZITEL (Ukraine)
KALIK/KALEZKI (Ukraine)


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Korostyshev #ukraine

merrilleweber
 

My great-grandmother, Marom Vulis Zingerman, A"H, was born in Korostyshev in approximately 1868. She and my grandparents, as well as some other relatives, are buried at Waldheim Cemetery outside of Chicago. My mother remembers that there was a Mr. Starr who she believes owned a dress shop in Chicago, who was in charge of the Korostyshev landsmanschaft in Chicago and sold some of the plots to my family. My mother also remembers that Mr. Starr had written a yahrtzeit book about Korostyshev which was in manuscript form.

Does anyone here know Mr. Starr's full name, or (better yet) know of any of his descendants or of a repository of documents >from the Korostyshev landsmanschaft in Chicago?

Thank you,
Merrill Weber
VULIS (Ukraine)
KURCHITZER (Novograd-Volinsk or Zhitomir)
ZINGERMAN (Pulin/Chervonoarmeiisk)
VERSHUBSKY/WERSCHUBSKY/VIRSHUBSKY/VARSHUBSKY (Lithuania or Ukraine)
BOLDETSKY/BOLDECKI (Lithuania or Ukraine)
DULBERG (Buhushi, Romania)
UCHITELLE/UCHITEL/UCZITEL (Ukraine)
KALIK/KALEZKI (Ukraine)


Looking for Auschwitz child survivor - Jolli A7734 #ukraine

ayana.kimron@...
 

Jeno [Jolli] was transported to Auschwitz together with his twin
brother in May 1944, two months prior to their 4th birthday.
Luckily, both brothers survived the war, however their ways separated
just 2 days before liberation.

Jolli's twin brother was taken out of camp by a man, leaving behind all memory.
For the next 67 years he had a different name. Nobody could find him,
and he was unable search for his brother.
Now he knows his true identity. Now we also have proof that Jolli was
very much alive after liberation.

Jolli's surname at birth was GOTTESMAN, but he may have changed his
name just like his brother did.
Clues lead us to possible adoption by non-Jewish family right after
WW2, and then to the USA. None of it is definite.
One thing is definite though: the number tattooed on his arm is A7734.

Childhood photos:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=465719623459070&set=a.222355244462177.61617.217324914965210&type=1&theater
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=500185306706095&set=a.500150230042936.1073741826.499971010060858&type=1&theater

He may be your neighbour, a friend, or even a relative. If you happen
to know details about him, please contact me.
And please help us by spreading the word in your communities.
Thank you.

Ayana KimRon
FamilyRoots2000@gmail.com


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Looking for Auschwitz child survivor - Jolli A7734 #ukraine

ayana.kimron@...
 

Jeno [Jolli] was transported to Auschwitz together with his twin
brother in May 1944, two months prior to their 4th birthday.
Luckily, both brothers survived the war, however their ways separated
just 2 days before liberation.

Jolli's twin brother was taken out of camp by a man, leaving behind all memory.
For the next 67 years he had a different name. Nobody could find him,
and he was unable search for his brother.
Now he knows his true identity. Now we also have proof that Jolli was
very much alive after liberation.

Jolli's surname at birth was GOTTESMAN, but he may have changed his
name just like his brother did.
Clues lead us to possible adoption by non-Jewish family right after
WW2, and then to the USA. None of it is definite.
One thing is definite though: the number tattooed on his arm is A7734.

Childhood photos:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=465719623459070&set=a.222355244462177.61617.217324914965210&type=1&theater
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=500185306706095&set=a.500150230042936.1073741826.499971010060858&type=1&theater

He may be your neighbour, a friend, or even a relative. If you happen
to know details about him, please contact me.
And please help us by spreading the word in your communities.
Thank you.

Ayana KimRon
FamilyRoots2000@gmail.com


Yizkor Book Project, February 2013 #yiddish

bounce-2570960-772983@...
 

Shalom,

I believe I surprised even myself with the quantity and volume of new and
updated materials added into the Yizkor Book Project during that ever so
short month, February.

We are certainly blessed with a great number of extremely conscientious
volunteers who provide these translations and I would like to point three
very particularly extensive entries added now which involved many hours of
work by the volunteers who prepared them. They are:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II)
- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII)

Apart >from new entries and projects, we regularly receive additional updates
for existing projects and, as I pointed last time, some of these projects
are very close to completion - a very gratifying feeling for all those
involved. We do have more than 700 hundred projects currently running and
there are many that need assistance to go forward. If you see a project with
only the table of contents translated, this is a fairly sure sign that it's
waiting patiently for someone to take on. If you'd like to know what's
involved in coordinating such a project, please feel free to write to me.

Now to facts and figures for February, during this last month we have added
these 6 new projects:

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

- Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary (Memories and Recollections of Moson Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Moson/Moson.html

- Rudky, Ukraine (Rudki memorial book; of the Jews of Rudki and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rudky/Rudky.html

- Skarzysko-Kamienna, Poland (The Yischor book in memoriam of the Jewish
community of Skarzysko and its surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Skarzysko/Skarzysko.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_polh1.html [Hebrew]

- Transnistria, Ukraine (Surviving Transnistria - A Memoir )
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/transnistra2/transnistra2.html

Added in 6 new entries:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00400.html

- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh529.html

- Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh522.html

- Stezyca, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VII)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00348p.html [Polish]

- Stupava, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo377.html

- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00030.html

We have continued to update 29 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Briceva, Moldova (Memorial Book of Brichevo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bricheva/Bricheva.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Busk, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/busk/busk.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Memorial volume for the Jews of Cluj-Kolozsvar)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca/Cluj-Napoca.html

- Czyzew, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dzialoszyce, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Jewish Community in Dzialoszyce
and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzialoszyce/Dzialoszyce.html

- Garwolin, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish & English]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Halmeu, Romania (In memory of the communities of Halmin-Turcz and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Halmeu/Halmeu.html

- Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/musicians/musicians.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye, and
Colonies) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Karelichy, Belarus (Korelitz; the life and destruction of a Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korelicze/korelicze.html

- Klobuck, Belarus (The Book of Klobucko; in memory of a martyred community
which was destroyed) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/klobuck/klobuck.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Lyubcha, Belarus (Lubtch and Delatich; in memory of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lyubcha/lyubcha.html

- Molchad, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozeryany/Ozeryany.html

- Ryki, Poland (A Memorial to the Community of Ryki, Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ryki/rykp000.html [Polish]

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_pol1.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Torgovitsa, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Targovica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Torgovitsa/Torgovitsa.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Since my next report will come during Pesach, I'd like to take this
opportunity to wish you, dear readers and families, a very enjoyable and
meaningful Pesach/Passover.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yiddish Theatre and Vadeville #YiddishTheatre Yizkor Book Project, February 2013 #yiddish

bounce-2570960-772983@...
 

Shalom,

I believe I surprised even myself with the quantity and volume of new and
updated materials added into the Yizkor Book Project during that ever so
short month, February.

We are certainly blessed with a great number of extremely conscientious
volunteers who provide these translations and I would like to point three
very particularly extensive entries added now which involved many hours of
work by the volunteers who prepared them. They are:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II)
- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII)

Apart >from new entries and projects, we regularly receive additional updates
for existing projects and, as I pointed last time, some of these projects
are very close to completion - a very gratifying feeling for all those
involved. We do have more than 700 hundred projects currently running and
there are many that need assistance to go forward. If you see a project with
only the table of contents translated, this is a fairly sure sign that it's
waiting patiently for someone to take on. If you'd like to know what's
involved in coordinating such a project, please feel free to write to me.

Now to facts and figures for February, during this last month we have added
these 6 new projects:

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

- Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary (Memories and Recollections of Moson Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Moson/Moson.html

- Rudky, Ukraine (Rudki memorial book; of the Jews of Rudki and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rudky/Rudky.html

- Skarzysko-Kamienna, Poland (The Yischor book in memoriam of the Jewish
community of Skarzysko and its surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Skarzysko/Skarzysko.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_polh1.html [Hebrew]

- Transnistria, Ukraine (Surviving Transnistria - A Memoir )
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/transnistra2/transnistra2.html

Added in 6 new entries:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00400.html

- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh529.html

- Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh522.html

- Stezyca, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VII)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00348p.html [Polish]

- Stupava, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo377.html

- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00030.html

We have continued to update 29 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Briceva, Moldova (Memorial Book of Brichevo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bricheva/Bricheva.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Busk, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/busk/busk.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Memorial volume for the Jews of Cluj-Kolozsvar)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca/Cluj-Napoca.html

- Czyzew, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dzialoszyce, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Jewish Community in Dzialoszyce
and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzialoszyce/Dzialoszyce.html

- Garwolin, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish & English]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Halmeu, Romania (In memory of the communities of Halmin-Turcz and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Halmeu/Halmeu.html

- Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/musicians/musicians.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye, and
Colonies) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Karelichy, Belarus (Korelitz; the life and destruction of a Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korelicze/korelicze.html

- Klobuck, Belarus (The Book of Klobucko; in memory of a martyred community
which was destroyed) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/klobuck/klobuck.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Lyubcha, Belarus (Lubtch and Delatich; in memory of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lyubcha/lyubcha.html

- Molchad, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozeryany/Ozeryany.html

- Ryki, Poland (A Memorial to the Community of Ryki, Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ryki/rykp000.html [Polish]

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_pol1.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Torgovitsa, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Targovica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Torgovitsa/Torgovitsa.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Since my next report will come during Pesach, I'd like to take this
opportunity to wish you, dear readers and families, a very enjoyable and
meaningful Pesach/Passover.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


success in search for JABLONSKI-METZINGER family in Nancy, France #france

Janette <janettes@...>
 

Thank you everyone for your assistance and suggestions about how to find
a branch of our family that went to Nancy, France in the 1890's when the
rest of the family came to the U.S. I now have birth, marriage and
death records for the core family that went to Nancy. Each piece of
evidence led to more information, and ultimately to getting a phone
number and address for living descendants. In addition to all the help
from French SIGgers I was fortunate to get on the ground assistance >from
a volunteer with http://www.entraide-genealogique.net/ . That volunteer
sent me copies of vital records >from Nancy, and each discovery of course
slowly led to more pieces of information about the family.

I have thanked everyone (I think) personally by email.

Janette Silverman
Phoenix, AZ


French SIG #France success in search for JABLONSKI-METZINGER family in Nancy, France #france

Janette <janettes@...>
 

Thank you everyone for your assistance and suggestions about how to find
a branch of our family that went to Nancy, France in the 1890's when the
rest of the family came to the U.S. I now have birth, marriage and
death records for the core family that went to Nancy. Each piece of
evidence led to more information, and ultimately to getting a phone
number and address for living descendants. In addition to all the help
from French SIGgers I was fortunate to get on the ground assistance >from
a volunteer with http://www.entraide-genealogique.net/ . That volunteer
sent me copies of vital records >from Nancy, and each discovery of course
slowly led to more pieces of information about the family.

I have thanked everyone (I think) personally by email.

Janette Silverman
Phoenix, AZ


Yizkor Book Project, February 2013 #france

bounce-2570960-772957@...
 

Shalom,

I believe I surprised even myself with the quantity and volume of new and
updated materials added into the Yizkor Book Project during that ever so
short month, February.

We are certainly blessed with a great number of extremely conscientious
volunteers who provide these translations and I would like to point three
very particularly extensive entries added now which involved many hours of
work by the volunteers who prepared them. They are:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II)
- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII)

Apart >from new entries and projects, we regularly receive additional updates
for existing projects and, as I pointed last time, some of these projects
are very close to completion - a very gratifying feeling for all those
involved. We do have more than 700 hundred projects currently running and
there are many that need assistance to go forward. If you see a project with
only the table of contents translated, this is a fairly sure sign that it's
waiting patiently for someone to take on. If you'd like to know what's
involved in coordinating such a project, please feel free to write to me.

Now to facts and figures for February, during this last month we have added
these 6 new projects:

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

- Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary (Memories and Recollections of Moson Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Moson/Moson.html

- Rudky, Ukraine (Rudki memorial book; of the Jews of Rudki and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rudky/Rudky.html

- Skarzysko-Kamienna, Poland (The Yischor book in memoriam of the Jewish
community of Skarzysko and its surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Skarzysko/Skarzysko.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_polh1.html [Hebrew]

- Transnistria, Ukraine (Surviving Transnistria - A Memoir )
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/transnistra2/transnistra2.html

Added in 6 new entries:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00400.html

- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh529.html

- Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh522.html

- Stezyca, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VII)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00348p.html [Polish]

- Stupava, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo377.html

- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00030.html

We have continued to update 29 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Briceva, Moldova (Memorial Book of Brichevo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bricheva/Bricheva.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Busk, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/busk/busk.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Memorial volume for the Jews of Cluj-Kolozsvar)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca/Cluj-Napoca.html

- Czyzew, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dzialoszyce, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Jewish Community in Dzialoszyce
and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzialoszyce/Dzialoszyce.html

- Garwolin, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish & English]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Halmeu, Romania (In memory of the communities of Halmin-Turcz and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Halmeu/Halmeu.html

- Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/musicians/musicians.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye, and
Colonies) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Karelichy, Belarus (Korelitz; the life and destruction of a Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korelicze/korelicze.html

- Klobuck, Belarus (The Book of Klobucko; in memory of a martyred community
which was destroyed) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/klobuck/klobuck.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Lyubcha, Belarus (Lubtch and Delatich; in memory of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lyubcha/lyubcha.html

- Molchad, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozeryany/Ozeryany.html

- Ryki, Poland (A Memorial to the Community of Ryki, Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ryki/rykp000.html [Polish]

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_pol1.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Torgovitsa, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Targovica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Torgovitsa/Torgovitsa.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Since my next report will come during Pesach, I'd like to take this
opportunity to wish you, dear readers and families, a very enjoyable and
meaningful Pesach/Passover.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


French SIG #France Yizkor Book Project, February 2013 #france

bounce-2570960-772957@...
 

Shalom,

I believe I surprised even myself with the quantity and volume of new and
updated materials added into the Yizkor Book Project during that ever so
short month, February.

We are certainly blessed with a great number of extremely conscientious
volunteers who provide these translations and I would like to point three
very particularly extensive entries added now which involved many hours of
work by the volunteers who prepared them. They are:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II)
- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII)

Apart >from new entries and projects, we regularly receive additional updates
for existing projects and, as I pointed last time, some of these projects
are very close to completion - a very gratifying feeling for all those
involved. We do have more than 700 hundred projects currently running and
there are many that need assistance to go forward. If you see a project with
only the table of contents translated, this is a fairly sure sign that it's
waiting patiently for someone to take on. If you'd like to know what's
involved in coordinating such a project, please feel free to write to me.

Now to facts and figures for February, during this last month we have added
these 6 new projects:

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

- Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary (Memories and Recollections of Moson Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Moson/Moson.html

- Rudky, Ukraine (Rudki memorial book; of the Jews of Rudki and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rudky/Rudky.html

- Skarzysko-Kamienna, Poland (The Yischor book in memoriam of the Jewish
community of Skarzysko and its surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Skarzysko/Skarzysko.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_polh1.html [Hebrew]

- Transnistria, Ukraine (Surviving Transnistria - A Memoir )
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/transnistra2/transnistra2.html

Added in 6 new entries:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00400.html

- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh529.html

- Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh522.html

- Stezyca, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VII)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00348p.html [Polish]

- Stupava, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo377.html

- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00030.html

We have continued to update 29 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Briceva, Moldova (Memorial Book of Brichevo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bricheva/Bricheva.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Busk, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/busk/busk.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Memorial volume for the Jews of Cluj-Kolozsvar)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca/Cluj-Napoca.html

- Czyzew, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dzialoszyce, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Jewish Community in Dzialoszyce
and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzialoszyce/Dzialoszyce.html

- Garwolin, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish & English]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Halmeu, Romania (In memory of the communities of Halmin-Turcz and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Halmeu/Halmeu.html

- Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/musicians/musicians.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye, and
Colonies) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Karelichy, Belarus (Korelitz; the life and destruction of a Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korelicze/korelicze.html

- Klobuck, Belarus (The Book of Klobucko; in memory of a martyred community
which was destroyed) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/klobuck/klobuck.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Lyubcha, Belarus (Lubtch and Delatich; in memory of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lyubcha/lyubcha.html

- Molchad, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozeryany/Ozeryany.html

- Ryki, Poland (A Memorial to the Community of Ryki, Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ryki/rykp000.html [Polish]

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_pol1.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Torgovitsa, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Targovica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Torgovitsa/Torgovitsa.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Since my next report will come during Pesach, I'd like to take this
opportunity to wish you, dear readers and families, a very enjoyable and
meaningful Pesach/Passover.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, February 2013 #warsaw #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I believe I surprised even myself with the quantity and volume of new and
updated materials added into the Yizkor Book Project during that ever so
short month, February.

We are certainly blessed with a great number of extremely conscientious
volunteers who provide these translations and I would like to point three
very particularly extensive entries added now which involved many hours of
work by the volunteers who prepared them. They are:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II)
- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII)

Apart >from new entries and projects, we regularly receive additional updates
for existing projects and, as I pointed last time, some of these projects
are very close to completion - a very gratifying feeling for all those
involved. We do have more than 700 hundred projects currently running and
there are many that need assistance to go forward. If you see a project with
only the table of contents translated, this is a fairly sure sign that it's
waiting patiently for someone to take on. If you'd like to know what's
involved in coordinating such a project, please feel free to write to me.

Now to facts and figures for February, during this last month we have added
these 6 new projects:

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

- Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary (Memories and Recollections of Moson Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Moson/Moson.html

- Rudky, Ukraine (Rudki memorial book; of the Jews of Rudki and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rudky/Rudky.html

- Skarzysko-Kamienna, Poland (The Yischor book in memoriam of the Jewish
community of Skarzysko and its surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Skarzysko/Skarzysko.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_polh1.html [Hebrew]

- Transnistria, Ukraine (Surviving Transnistria - A Memoir )
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/transnistra2/transnistra2.html

Added in 6 new entries:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00400.html

- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh529.html

- Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh522.html

- Stezyca, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VII)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00348p.html [Polish]

- Stupava, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo377.html

- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00030.html

We have continued to update 29 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Briceva, Moldova (Memorial Book of Brichevo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bricheva/Bricheva.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Busk, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/busk/busk.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Memorial volume for the Jews of Cluj-Kolozsvar)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca/Cluj-Napoca.html

- Czyzew, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dzialoszyce, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Jewish Community in Dzialoszyce
and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzialoszyce/Dzialoszyce.html

- Garwolin, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish & English]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Halmeu, Romania (In memory of the communities of Halmin-Turcz and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Halmeu/Halmeu.html

- Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/musicians/musicians.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye, and
Colonies) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Karelichy, Belarus (Korelitz; the life and destruction of a Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korelicze/korelicze.html

- Klobuck, Belarus (The Book of Klobucko; in memory of a martyred community
which was destroyed) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/klobuck/klobuck.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Lyubcha, Belarus (Lubtch and Delatich; in memory of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lyubcha/lyubcha.html

- Molchad, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozeryany/Ozeryany.html

- Ryki, Poland (A Memorial to the Community of Ryki, Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ryki/rykp000.html [Polish]

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_pol1.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Torgovitsa, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Targovica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Torgovitsa/Torgovitsa.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Since my next report will come during Pesach, I'd like to take this
opportunity to wish you, dear readers and families, a very enjoyable and
meaningful Pesach/Passover.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Yizkor Book Project, February 2013 #warsaw #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I believe I surprised even myself with the quantity and volume of new and
updated materials added into the Yizkor Book Project during that ever so
short month, February.

We are certainly blessed with a great number of extremely conscientious
volunteers who provide these translations and I would like to point three
very particularly extensive entries added now which involved many hours of
work by the volunteers who prepared them. They are:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II)
- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII)

Apart >from new entries and projects, we regularly receive additional updates
for existing projects and, as I pointed last time, some of these projects
are very close to completion - a very gratifying feeling for all those
involved. We do have more than 700 hundred projects currently running and
there are many that need assistance to go forward. If you see a project with
only the table of contents translated, this is a fairly sure sign that it's
waiting patiently for someone to take on. If you'd like to know what's
involved in coordinating such a project, please feel free to write to me.

Now to facts and figures for February, during this last month we have added
these 6 new projects:

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

- Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary (Memories and Recollections of Moson Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Moson/Moson.html

- Rudky, Ukraine (Rudki memorial book; of the Jews of Rudki and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rudky/Rudky.html

- Skarzysko-Kamienna, Poland (The Yischor book in memoriam of the Jewish
community of Skarzysko and its surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Skarzysko/Skarzysko.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_polh1.html [Hebrew]

- Transnistria, Ukraine (Surviving Transnistria - A Memoir )
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/transnistra2/transnistra2.html

Added in 6 new entries:

- Chisinau, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00400.html

- Liberec (Reichenberg), Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh529.html

- Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of
Bohemia in the past and present)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh522.html

- Stezyca, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VII)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00348p.html [Polish]

- Stupava, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo377.html

- Vilnius, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume
VIII) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00030.html

We have continued to update 29 of our existing projects:

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.html

- Briceva, Moldova (Memorial Book of Brichevo)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bricheva/Bricheva.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Busk, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/busk/busk.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Memorial volume for the Jews of Cluj-Kolozsvar)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Cluj-Napoca/Cluj-Napoca.html

- Czyzew, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dzialoszyce, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Jewish Community in Dzialoszyce
and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzialoszyce/Dzialoszyce.html

- Garwolin, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/garwolin/garp000.html [Polish & English]

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Gostynin, Poland (Book of Gostynin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Gostynin/Gostynin.html

- Halmeu, Romania (In memory of the communities of Halmin-Turcz and
vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Halmeu/Halmeu.html

- Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/musicians/musicians.html

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye, and
Colonies) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Karelichy, Belarus (Korelitz; the life and destruction of a Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korelicze/korelicze.html

- Klobuck, Belarus (The Book of Klobucko; in memory of a martyred community
which was destroyed) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/klobuck/klobuck.html

- Kovel, Ukraine (Kowel; Testimony and Memorial Book of Our Destroyed
Community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kovel1/kovel1.html

- Lyubcha, Belarus (Lubtch and Delatich; in memory of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lyubcha/lyubcha.html

- Molchad, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dwor.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozeryany/Ozeryany.html

- Ryki, Poland (A Memorial to the Community of Ryki, Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ryki/rykp000.html [Polish]

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

- Sokal, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Sokal Tartakow and Surroundings)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokal/sokal.html

- Szczuczyn, Poland (>from the Inferno Back to Life)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Szczuczyn_pol1/Szczuczyn_pol1.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Torgovitsa, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Targovica)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Torgovitsa/Torgovitsa.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Since my next report will come during Pesach, I'd like to take this
opportunity to wish you, dear readers and families, a very enjoyable and
meaningful Pesach/Passover.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager

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