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Re: Looking for Grave of Yehuda Goor (Grazovsky) in Israel #general

Dahn Cukier
 

To All,

When looking for a grave in Israel, please supply either
The father's name
or
The date of buriel/death

If looking for a grave, the Chevra Kadisha is a must, but calls can be made
to surrounding districts. There are over 200 Chevrot Kadisha.

In this case, I may have found the location, and will write the person
offline.

Dahn Cukier
CUKIER ZUCKER BRIEFF SCHKLAVIR LISOBITZKI


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Looking for Grave of Yehuda Goor (Grazovsky) in Israel #general

Dahn Cukier
 

To All,

When looking for a grave in Israel, please supply either
The father's name
or
The date of buriel/death

If looking for a grave, the Chevra Kadisha is a must, but calls can be made
to surrounding districts. There are over 200 Chevrot Kadisha.

In this case, I may have found the location, and will write the person
offline.

Dahn Cukier
CUKIER ZUCKER BRIEFF SCHKLAVIR LISOBITZKI


JewishGen 2018 Genealogy Courseware #usa

Phyllis Kramer
 

2018 brings a variety of JewishGen classes to meet the research
challenges both for newcomers and those who wish to enhance their
skills. We specialize in interactive, three to four week genealogy
courses, featuring a personal mentoring program tailored to your
research projects. Classes are offered in a private online FORUM open
24/7 to accommodate international students. Students post an ancestral
branch, set goals for their research, and work one on one with the
instructor.

Organize Your Data and Research Online focuses on your immigrant
ancestors in the United States. Six online text lessons begin with
organization and search techniques, and continue with census, vital
records and Ellis Island manifests. (Jan 5th)

The Intermediate Course, Complex Genealogical Research is for students
who, despite basic online research, have not yet found the Hebrew
names, approximate birth year or former European town for the
immigrant; it covers more complex U.S. topics such as naturalization,
death records, military and governmental records, and local archival
research (next class begins April 6th). This class is also taught in
the summer with an emphasis and field trip in New York City

Independent Study. This class offers students a chance to work on any
genealogical project within the expertise of the instructor. The
course may include United States research or the country of immigrant
origin for one branch, one surname studies, or holocaust information
searches. Your topic, your schedule, your questions. Details are on
the Education Page. (Feb 9th)

Courses will open for enrollment 3 weeks before the starting date.
Tuition varies. *Please* read the course descriptions and requirements
on www.jewishgen.org/education and/or contact the instructor.

Finally, our text and exercise based 2 week classes are offered at no
charge to Value Added members of JewishGen. Our first offering in 2018
will be Basic 2 - Search Strategies Using Google, beginning January
29th.

Phyllis Kramer


Early American SIG #USA JewishGen 2018 Genealogy Courseware #usa

Phyllis Kramer
 

2018 brings a variety of JewishGen classes to meet the research
challenges both for newcomers and those who wish to enhance their
skills. We specialize in interactive, three to four week genealogy
courses, featuring a personal mentoring program tailored to your
research projects. Classes are offered in a private online FORUM open
24/7 to accommodate international students. Students post an ancestral
branch, set goals for their research, and work one on one with the
instructor.

Organize Your Data and Research Online focuses on your immigrant
ancestors in the United States. Six online text lessons begin with
organization and search techniques, and continue with census, vital
records and Ellis Island manifests. (Jan 5th)

The Intermediate Course, Complex Genealogical Research is for students
who, despite basic online research, have not yet found the Hebrew
names, approximate birth year or former European town for the
immigrant; it covers more complex U.S. topics such as naturalization,
death records, military and governmental records, and local archival
research (next class begins April 6th). This class is also taught in
the summer with an emphasis and field trip in New York City

Independent Study. This class offers students a chance to work on any
genealogical project within the expertise of the instructor. The
course may include United States research or the country of immigrant
origin for one branch, one surname studies, or holocaust information
searches. Your topic, your schedule, your questions. Details are on
the Education Page. (Feb 9th)

Courses will open for enrollment 3 weeks before the starting date.
Tuition varies. *Please* read the course descriptions and requirements
on www.jewishgen.org/education and/or contact the instructor.

Finally, our text and exercise based 2 week classes are offered at no
charge to Value Added members of JewishGen. Our first offering in 2018
will be Basic 2 - Search Strategies Using Google, beginning January
29th.

Phyllis Kramer


JOWBR Grows Past the 3.2 Million Record Mark! #usa

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen is proud to announce its 2017 year end update to the JOWBR
(JewishGen's Online Worldwide Burial Registry) database. The JOWBR database
can be accessed at www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/ If you're a new
JOWBR user, we recommend that you visit our screencast page at
www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Screencasts/ and take a look at the
first two explanatory screencasts.

This update, adds approximately 105,000 new records and 25,000 new photos.
The database is adding and/or updating 519 cemeteries. This update brings
JOWBR's holdings to 3.23 million records >from close to 7,400 cemeteries /
cemetery sections representing 130 countries!

Once again, donors for this update include a mix of individuals, Jewish
genealogical societies, historical societies and museums. We appreciate
all our donor's submissions and the transliteration work done by a faithful
group of JewishGen volunteers.

Significant additions to JOWBR by country include:

. Canada - approximately 2,100 records and 9,800 photos for Baron de
Hirsch - De la Savane Cemetery and other Quebec cemeteries
. Argentina - approximately 2,800 records >from new and existing
cemeteries.
. Czechia (Formerly Czech Republic) - approximately 2,100 new records
. Germany - approximately 17,100 new records for new and existing
cemeteries
. Moldova - added 2 new cemeteries with 2,600 records and a new
cemetery with 700 records
. Poland -approximately 6,000 new records >from new cemeteries
. Romania -approximately 3,200 >from updated data.
. Ukraine -approximately 3,300 records, mostly >from new
Transcarpathian cemeteries
. United States - approximately 38,500 new records and 6,200 photos
for 42 new and 81 updated cemeteries, highlighted by approximately 29,800
Cincinnati area records.

In addition to those additions, other significant additions to the database
include collections >from Germany, Romania (Arad), Czech Republic
(Praha-Zizkov and Straznice), France, Moldova, Turkey (Istanbul), Croatia
(Zagreb), Colombia (Medellin), Ukraine (Dnipropetrovsk) and the United
States. Please see www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm for
a complete listing of all cemeteries in JOWBR.

I want to particularly thank Eric Feinstein who has been finding and gaining
permission to add many non-US records >from Germany, France and
under-represented countries. Eric's group of volunteers includes Sandra
Bennet, Lyn Bos, Malka Chosnek, George Goldschmied, Ann Meddin Hellmann,
Maurice Kessler, Hans Nord, Marilyn Shalks, Deborah Ross, Suzanne Tarica,
and Simon Zelman. In addition, a big thank you to our volunteer
transliterators, led by Gilberto Jugend, without whom we would not be able
to add the information >from some very difficult to read photos.

We appreciate all the work our donors have done and encourage you to make
additional submissions. Whether you work on a cemetery / cemetery section
individually or consider a group project for your local Society, temple or
other group, it's your submissions that help grow the JOWBR database and
make it possible for researchers and family members to find answers they
otherwise might not. Please also consider other organizations you may be
affiliated with that may already have done cemetery indexing that would
consider having their records included in the JOWBR database.

Nolan Altman - JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition NAltman@JewishGen.org


Memorial Plaques Database Grows to 169,000 Records. Please help us grow! #usa

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen is proud to announce its 2017 year-end update for the Memorial
Plaques Database (MPD). The MPD database can be accessed at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Memorial/ The MPD database includes the
data >from plaques and Yizkor lists >from synagogue and other organizations.
Many of these sources include patronymic information.

This update added approximately 12,000 records and 1,800 photos >from 11
synagogues in the United States, Hungary and Tunisia. This update brings the
Memorial Plaques holdings to 169,000 records and 117,000 photos from
approximately 260 synagogues / institutions representing 11 countries.

We believe that the MPD is a good example of how users of JewishGen's
databases can "give back". If you are a member of a synagogue or other
organization with memorial plaques or Yizkor lists, please consider helping
us to grow this database. You can find more information on submitting data
at http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Memorial/Submit.htm If you have
additional questions, please contact me directly.

For a complete listing of the institutions currently in the database, please
see http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Memorial/tree/MemList.htm

Nolan Altman - JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition NAltman@JewishGen.org


Request for genealogy software advice #germany

Robert Weinberg <weinberg@...>
 

I've been working on my Eastern Westphalia Stammbaum since 1957
and have by now entered 8-10 thousand names - the direct
descendants of a man who lived near Bielefeld in 1703. The entire tree
is currently in the form of an unwieldy Word document. Given this tree
of descent >from a common ancestor, has anyone found a genealogy software
program that is particularly well-suited to host such an information
base and is reasonably easy to use? Many thanks,

Bob Weinberg, Brookline MA. weinberg@wi.mit.edu

Researching WEINBERG, HEINE, SACHS, FEIBES, BOAS, GRUENWALD descendants


Early American SIG #USA JOWBR Grows Past the 3.2 Million Record Mark! #usa

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen is proud to announce its 2017 year end update to the JOWBR
(JewishGen's Online Worldwide Burial Registry) database. The JOWBR database
can be accessed at www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/ If you're a new
JOWBR user, we recommend that you visit our screencast page at
www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Screencasts/ and take a look at the
first two explanatory screencasts.

This update, adds approximately 105,000 new records and 25,000 new photos.
The database is adding and/or updating 519 cemeteries. This update brings
JOWBR's holdings to 3.23 million records >from close to 7,400 cemeteries /
cemetery sections representing 130 countries!

Once again, donors for this update include a mix of individuals, Jewish
genealogical societies, historical societies and museums. We appreciate
all our donor's submissions and the transliteration work done by a faithful
group of JewishGen volunteers.

Significant additions to JOWBR by country include:

. Canada - approximately 2,100 records and 9,800 photos for Baron de
Hirsch - De la Savane Cemetery and other Quebec cemeteries
. Argentina - approximately 2,800 records >from new and existing
cemeteries.
. Czechia (Formerly Czech Republic) - approximately 2,100 new records
. Germany - approximately 17,100 new records for new and existing
cemeteries
. Moldova - added 2 new cemeteries with 2,600 records and a new
cemetery with 700 records
. Poland -approximately 6,000 new records >from new cemeteries
. Romania -approximately 3,200 >from updated data.
. Ukraine -approximately 3,300 records, mostly >from new
Transcarpathian cemeteries
. United States - approximately 38,500 new records and 6,200 photos
for 42 new and 81 updated cemeteries, highlighted by approximately 29,800
Cincinnati area records.

In addition to those additions, other significant additions to the database
include collections >from Germany, Romania (Arad), Czech Republic
(Praha-Zizkov and Straznice), France, Moldova, Turkey (Istanbul), Croatia
(Zagreb), Colombia (Medellin), Ukraine (Dnipropetrovsk) and the United
States. Please see www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/tree/CemList.htm for
a complete listing of all cemeteries in JOWBR.

I want to particularly thank Eric Feinstein who has been finding and gaining
permission to add many non-US records >from Germany, France and
under-represented countries. Eric's group of volunteers includes Sandra
Bennet, Lyn Bos, Malka Chosnek, George Goldschmied, Ann Meddin Hellmann,
Maurice Kessler, Hans Nord, Marilyn Shalks, Deborah Ross, Suzanne Tarica,
and Simon Zelman. In addition, a big thank you to our volunteer
transliterators, led by Gilberto Jugend, without whom we would not be able
to add the information >from some very difficult to read photos.

We appreciate all the work our donors have done and encourage you to make
additional submissions. Whether you work on a cemetery / cemetery section
individually or consider a group project for your local Society, temple or
other group, it's your submissions that help grow the JOWBR database and
make it possible for researchers and family members to find answers they
otherwise might not. Please also consider other organizations you may be
affiliated with that may already have done cemetery indexing that would
consider having their records included in the JOWBR database.

Nolan Altman - JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition NAltman@JewishGen.org


Early American SIG #USA Memorial Plaques Database Grows to 169,000 Records. Please help us grow! #usa

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen is proud to announce its 2017 year-end update for the Memorial
Plaques Database (MPD). The MPD database can be accessed at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Memorial/ The MPD database includes the
data >from plaques and Yizkor lists >from synagogue and other organizations.
Many of these sources include patronymic information.

This update added approximately 12,000 records and 1,800 photos >from 11
synagogues in the United States, Hungary and Tunisia. This update brings the
Memorial Plaques holdings to 169,000 records and 117,000 photos from
approximately 260 synagogues / institutions representing 11 countries.

We believe that the MPD is a good example of how users of JewishGen's
databases can "give back". If you are a member of a synagogue or other
organization with memorial plaques or Yizkor lists, please consider helping
us to grow this database. You can find more information on submitting data
at http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Memorial/Submit.htm If you have
additional questions, please contact me directly.

For a complete listing of the institutions currently in the database, please
see http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Memorial/tree/MemList.htm

Nolan Altman - JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition NAltman@JewishGen.org


German SIG #Germany Request for genealogy software advice #germany

Robert Weinberg <weinberg@...>
 

I've been working on my Eastern Westphalia Stammbaum since 1957
and have by now entered 8-10 thousand names - the direct
descendants of a man who lived near Bielefeld in 1703. The entire tree
is currently in the form of an unwieldy Word document. Given this tree
of descent >from a common ancestor, has anyone found a genealogy software
program that is particularly well-suited to host such an information
base and is reasonably easy to use? Many thanks,

Bob Weinberg, Brookline MA. weinberg@wi.mit.edu

Researching WEINBERG, HEINE, SACHS, FEIBES, BOAS, GRUENWALD descendants


JewishGen 2018 Genealogy Courseware #germany

Phyllis Kramer
 

2018 brings a variety of JewishGen classes to meet the research
challenges both for newcomers and those who wish to enhance their
skills. We specialize in interactive, three to four week genealogy
courses, featuring a personal mentoring program tailored to your
research projects. Classes are offered in a private online FORUM open
24/7 to accommodate international students. Students post an ancestral
branch, set goals for their research, and work one on one with the
instructor.

Organize Your Data and Research Online focuses on your immigrant
ancestors in the United States. Six online text lessons begin with
organization and search techniques, and continue with census, vital
records and Ellis Island manifests. (Jan 5th)

The Intermediate Course, Complex Genealogical Research is for students
who, despite basic online research, have not yet found the Hebrew
names, approximate birth year or former European town for the
immigrant; it covers more complex U.S. topics such as naturalization,
death records, military and governmental records, and local archival
research (next class begins April 6th). This class is also taught in
the summer with an emphasis and field trip in New York City

Independent Study. This class offers students a chance to work on any
genealogical project within the expertise of the instructor. The
course may include United States research or the country of immigrant
origin for one branch, one surname studies, or holocaust information
searches. Your topic, your schedule, your questions. Details are on
the Education Page. (Feb 9th)

Courses will open for enrollment 3 weeks before the starting date.
Tuition varies. *Please* read the course descriptions and requirements
on www.jewishgen.org/education and/or contact the instructor.

Finally, our text and exercise based 2 week classes are offered at no
charge to Value Added members of JewishGen. Our first offering in 2018
will be Basic 2 - Search Strategies Using Google, beginning January 29th.

Phyllis Kramer, JewishGen VP <phylliskramer1@gmail.com>


German SIG #Germany JewishGen 2018 Genealogy Courseware #germany

Phyllis Kramer
 

2018 brings a variety of JewishGen classes to meet the research
challenges both for newcomers and those who wish to enhance their
skills. We specialize in interactive, three to four week genealogy
courses, featuring a personal mentoring program tailored to your
research projects. Classes are offered in a private online FORUM open
24/7 to accommodate international students. Students post an ancestral
branch, set goals for their research, and work one on one with the
instructor.

Organize Your Data and Research Online focuses on your immigrant
ancestors in the United States. Six online text lessons begin with
organization and search techniques, and continue with census, vital
records and Ellis Island manifests. (Jan 5th)

The Intermediate Course, Complex Genealogical Research is for students
who, despite basic online research, have not yet found the Hebrew
names, approximate birth year or former European town for the
immigrant; it covers more complex U.S. topics such as naturalization,
death records, military and governmental records, and local archival
research (next class begins April 6th). This class is also taught in
the summer with an emphasis and field trip in New York City

Independent Study. This class offers students a chance to work on any
genealogical project within the expertise of the instructor. The
course may include United States research or the country of immigrant
origin for one branch, one surname studies, or holocaust information
searches. Your topic, your schedule, your questions. Details are on
the Education Page. (Feb 9th)

Courses will open for enrollment 3 weeks before the starting date.
Tuition varies. *Please* read the course descriptions and requirements
on www.jewishgen.org/education and/or contact the instructor.

Finally, our text and exercise based 2 week classes are offered at no
charge to Value Added members of JewishGen. Our first offering in 2018
will be Basic 2 - Search Strategies Using Google, beginning January 29th.

Phyllis Kramer, JewishGen VP <phylliskramer1@gmail.com>


Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett--Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecturer at IAJGS 2018 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy #romania

Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles is proud to announce that
the 2018 Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecture, to be given at the IAJGS
International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Warsaw, Poland, will be
by Barbara Kirshenblatt -Gimblett. The lecture title is: Meet the Family:A
Journey of a Thousand Years at POLIN Museum. It is tentatively scheduled
for Monday, August 6, 2018 at 5:00PM at the conference hotel.

The Program:
How did a forty-year conversation with her father about growing up in =
Opat=F3w
before the Holocaust lead her to POLIN Museum and its core exhibition, a
journey of a thousand years? The history of Polish Jews is a story of
families and their descendants. Visitors find themselves in the story
when they discover an ancestor in a photograph, find a hometown on an
old map, understand the role of a critical event in their family's story.
Descendants are also playing an important role in preserving and
transmitting the legacy of their ancestors, many of whom appear in POLIN
Museum's core exhibition: Piotr Wislicki, whose grandfather was an MP
in the Polish Sejm during the interwar years; Sylvain Cappell, whose great
grandfather Rabbi Dov Berush Meisels supported struggles for Polish
independence during the 19th century; Elizabeth Rynecki, who has been
searching for every painting by her great grandfather Moshe Rynecki, who
perished in the Holocaust; Gary Breitbart, who is dedicated to the
legacy of his great grand uncle, the Jewish strongman Zishe Breitbart;
Frank Proschan,who descends >from the great Harkavy philologists and
lexicographers, amongthem Alexander Harkavy, advocate for Jewish immigrants;
and David Mazower,who is devoted to the literary legacy of his controversial
grandfather Sholem Asch, author of God of Vengeance. This talk will offer a
behind-the-scenes tour of POLIN Museum=92s core exhibition >from a family
history perspective
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett is Chief Curator of the core exhibition at
POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. She is University Professor
Emerita and Professor of Performance Studies Emerita at New York
University.
Her books include Destination Culture: Tourism, Museums, and Heritage;
Image before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland,
1864-1939(with Lucjan Dobroszycki); and The Art of Being Jewish in Modern
Times(edited with Jonathan Karp). Her edited volume Writing a Modern Jewish
History: Essays in Honor of Salo W. Baron won a National Jewish Book
Award. Thy Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in
Poland Before the Holocaust, which she coauthored with her father, Mayer
Kirshenblatt, also won several awards. Kirshenblatt-Gimblett was born in
Canada during the Second World War to Jewish immigrants >from Poland.
*******
The Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecture is a planned series of lectures
to honor the memory of Pamela Weisberger who passed away September 25,2015.
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles (JGSLA) is sponsoring a
series of lectures in memory of Pamela Weisberger who was our Vice-President
of Programs for more than a decade.
*****
Please join us at the IAJGS 2018 International Conference on Jewish
Genealogy. For more information on the conference see: www.IAJGS2018.org

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, JGSLA Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecture Committee


JewishGen 2018 Genealogy Courseware #romania

Phyllis Kramer
 

2018 brings a variety of JewishGen classes to meet the research
challenges both for newcomers and those who wish to enhance their
skills. We specialize in interactive, three to four week genealogy
courses, featuring a personal mentoring program tailored to your
research projects. Classes are offered in a private online FORUM open
24/7 to accommodate international students. Students post an ancestral
branch, set goals for their research, and work one on one with the
instructor.

Organize Your Data and Research Online focuses on your immigrant
ancestors in the United States. Six online text lessons begin with
organization and search techniques, and continue with census, vital
records and Ellis Island manifests. (Jan 5th)

The Intermediate Course, Complex Genealogical Research is for students
who, despite basic online research, have not yet found the Hebrew
names, approximate birth year or former European town for the
immigrant; it covers more complex U.S. topics such as naturalization,
death records, military and governmental records, and local archival
research (next class begins April 6th). This class is also taught in
the summer with an emphasis and field trip in New York City

Independent Study. This class offers students a chance to work on any
genealogical project within the expertise of the instructor. The
course may include United States research or the country of immigrant
origin for one branch, one surname studies, or holocaust information
searches. Your topic, your schedule, your questions. Details are on
the Education Page. (Feb 9th)

Courses will open for enrollment 3 weeks before the starting date.
Tuition varies. *Please* read the course descriptions and requirements
on www.jewishgen.org/education and/or contact the instructor.

Finally, our text and exercise based 2 week classes are offered at no
charge to Value Added members of JewishGen. Our first offering in 2018
will be Basic 2 - Search Strategies Using Google, beginning January
29th.

Phyllis Kramer


Romania SIG #Romania Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett--Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecturer at IAJGS 2018 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy #romania

Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles is proud to announce that
the 2018 Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecture, to be given at the IAJGS
International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Warsaw, Poland, will be
by Barbara Kirshenblatt -Gimblett. The lecture title is: Meet the Family:A
Journey of a Thousand Years at POLIN Museum. It is tentatively scheduled
for Monday, August 6, 2018 at 5:00PM at the conference hotel.

The Program:
How did a forty-year conversation with her father about growing up in =
Opat=F3w
before the Holocaust lead her to POLIN Museum and its core exhibition, a
journey of a thousand years? The history of Polish Jews is a story of
families and their descendants. Visitors find themselves in the story
when they discover an ancestor in a photograph, find a hometown on an
old map, understand the role of a critical event in their family's story.
Descendants are also playing an important role in preserving and
transmitting the legacy of their ancestors, many of whom appear in POLIN
Museum's core exhibition: Piotr Wislicki, whose grandfather was an MP
in the Polish Sejm during the interwar years; Sylvain Cappell, whose great
grandfather Rabbi Dov Berush Meisels supported struggles for Polish
independence during the 19th century; Elizabeth Rynecki, who has been
searching for every painting by her great grandfather Moshe Rynecki, who
perished in the Holocaust; Gary Breitbart, who is dedicated to the
legacy of his great grand uncle, the Jewish strongman Zishe Breitbart;
Frank Proschan,who descends >from the great Harkavy philologists and
lexicographers, amongthem Alexander Harkavy, advocate for Jewish immigrants;
and David Mazower,who is devoted to the literary legacy of his controversial
grandfather Sholem Asch, author of God of Vengeance. This talk will offer a
behind-the-scenes tour of POLIN Museum=92s core exhibition >from a family
history perspective
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett is Chief Curator of the core exhibition at
POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. She is University Professor
Emerita and Professor of Performance Studies Emerita at New York
University.
Her books include Destination Culture: Tourism, Museums, and Heritage;
Image before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland,
1864-1939(with Lucjan Dobroszycki); and The Art of Being Jewish in Modern
Times(edited with Jonathan Karp). Her edited volume Writing a Modern Jewish
History: Essays in Honor of Salo W. Baron won a National Jewish Book
Award. Thy Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in
Poland Before the Holocaust, which she coauthored with her father, Mayer
Kirshenblatt, also won several awards. Kirshenblatt-Gimblett was born in
Canada during the Second World War to Jewish immigrants >from Poland.
*******
The Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecture is a planned series of lectures
to honor the memory of Pamela Weisberger who passed away September 25,2015.
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles (JGSLA) is sponsoring a
series of lectures in memory of Pamela Weisberger who was our Vice-President
of Programs for more than a decade.
*****
Please join us at the IAJGS 2018 International Conference on Jewish
Genealogy. For more information on the conference see: www.IAJGS2018.org

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, JGSLA Pamela Weisberger Memorial Lecture Committee


Romania SIG #Romania JewishGen 2018 Genealogy Courseware #romania

Phyllis Kramer
 

2018 brings a variety of JewishGen classes to meet the research
challenges both for newcomers and those who wish to enhance their
skills. We specialize in interactive, three to four week genealogy
courses, featuring a personal mentoring program tailored to your
research projects. Classes are offered in a private online FORUM open
24/7 to accommodate international students. Students post an ancestral
branch, set goals for their research, and work one on one with the
instructor.

Organize Your Data and Research Online focuses on your immigrant
ancestors in the United States. Six online text lessons begin with
organization and search techniques, and continue with census, vital
records and Ellis Island manifests. (Jan 5th)

The Intermediate Course, Complex Genealogical Research is for students
who, despite basic online research, have not yet found the Hebrew
names, approximate birth year or former European town for the
immigrant; it covers more complex U.S. topics such as naturalization,
death records, military and governmental records, and local archival
research (next class begins April 6th). This class is also taught in
the summer with an emphasis and field trip in New York City

Independent Study. This class offers students a chance to work on any
genealogical project within the expertise of the instructor. The
course may include United States research or the country of immigrant
origin for one branch, one surname studies, or holocaust information
searches. Your topic, your schedule, your questions. Details are on
the Education Page. (Feb 9th)

Courses will open for enrollment 3 weeks before the starting date.
Tuition varies. *Please* read the course descriptions and requirements
on www.jewishgen.org/education and/or contact the instructor.

Finally, our text and exercise based 2 week classes are offered at no
charge to Value Added members of JewishGen. Our first offering in 2018
will be Basic 2 - Search Strategies Using Google, beginning January
29th.

Phyllis Kramer


Viewmate -- Polish translation #general

Mitchell Sklar <mitchsklar@...>
 

Hello!

I am looking for help with Polish translations for vital records that
I posted on Viewmate.

I originally thought these records were in Russian, but a helpful
Russian translator wrote that these are in Polish, not Russian.

Please reply privately or on the ViewMate response form.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Mitch Sklar

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https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=63008

1844 marriage record >from Rawa Mazowiecka, Piotrkow, Poland

indexed as:
Akt 13
date 31 December 1844
Abraham GOLDBLAT, age 18
father Szyja
mother Bayla son of Michal
married to:
Bluma GELBART
father Moyzes
mother Pessa KHAN

Any other useful family information?
Age of bride, dates of birth, occupations, addresses?

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https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=63009

1846 birth record >from Rawa Mazowiecka, Poland

indexed as:
Szyia Dawid GOLDBLAT, year 1846, birth, Akt 105, born 11 Dec 1846
father Abram age 20
mother Bluma GELBERT age 20

Any more genealogy information?
Grandparent's names, occupations, addresses, date of birth for parents?


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Viewmate -- Polish translation #general

Mitchell Sklar <mitchsklar@...>
 

Hello!

I am looking for help with Polish translations for vital records that
I posted on Viewmate.

I originally thought these records were in Russian, but a helpful
Russian translator wrote that these are in Polish, not Russian.

Please reply privately or on the ViewMate response form.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Mitch Sklar

---

https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=63008

1844 marriage record >from Rawa Mazowiecka, Piotrkow, Poland

indexed as:
Akt 13
date 31 December 1844
Abraham GOLDBLAT, age 18
father Szyja
mother Bayla son of Michal
married to:
Bluma GELBART
father Moyzes
mother Pessa KHAN

Any other useful family information?
Age of bride, dates of birth, occupations, addresses?

---

https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=63009

1846 birth record >from Rawa Mazowiecka, Poland

indexed as:
Szyia Dawid GOLDBLAT, year 1846, birth, Akt 105, born 11 Dec 1846
father Abram age 20
mother Bluma GELBERT age 20

Any more genealogy information?
Grandparent's names, occupations, addresses, date of birth for parents?


JewishGen 2018 Genealogy Courseware #general

Phyllis Kramer
 

2018 brings a variety of JewishGen classes to meet the research
challenges both for newcomers and those who wish to enhance their
skills. We specialize in interactive, three to four week genealogy
courses, featuring a personal mentoring program tailored to your
research projects. Classes are offered in a private online FORUM open
24/7 to accommodate international students. Students post an ancestral
branch, set goals for their research, and work one on one with the
instructor.

Organize Your Data and Research Online focuses on your immigrant
ancestors in the United States. Six online text lessons begin with
organization and search techniques, and continue with census, vital
records and Ellis Island manifests. (Jan 5th)

The Intermediate Course, Complex Genealogical Research is for students
who, despite basic online research, have not yet found the Hebrew
names, approximate birth year or former European town for the
immigrant; it covers more complex U.S. topics such as naturalization,
death records, military and governmental records, and local archival
research (next class begins April 6th). This class is also taught in
the summer with an emphasis and field trip in New York City

Independent Study. This class offers students a chance to work on any
genealogical project within the expertise of the instructor. The
course may include United States research or the country of immigrant
origin for one branch, one surname studies, or holocaust information
searches. Your topic, your schedule, your questions. Details are on
the Education Page. (Feb 9th)

Courses will open for enrollment 3 weeks before the starting date.
Tuition varies. *Please* read the course descriptions and requirements
on www.jewishgen.org/education and/or contact the instructor.

Finally, our text and exercise based 2 week classes are offered at no
charge to Value Added members of JewishGen. Our first offering in 2018
will be Basic 2 - Search Strategies Using Google, beginning January
29th.

Phyllis Kramer


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JewishGen 2018 Genealogy Courseware #general

Phyllis Kramer
 

2018 brings a variety of JewishGen classes to meet the research
challenges both for newcomers and those who wish to enhance their
skills. We specialize in interactive, three to four week genealogy
courses, featuring a personal mentoring program tailored to your
research projects. Classes are offered in a private online FORUM open
24/7 to accommodate international students. Students post an ancestral
branch, set goals for their research, and work one on one with the
instructor.

Organize Your Data and Research Online focuses on your immigrant
ancestors in the United States. Six online text lessons begin with
organization and search techniques, and continue with census, vital
records and Ellis Island manifests. (Jan 5th)

The Intermediate Course, Complex Genealogical Research is for students
who, despite basic online research, have not yet found the Hebrew
names, approximate birth year or former European town for the
immigrant; it covers more complex U.S. topics such as naturalization,
death records, military and governmental records, and local archival
research (next class begins April 6th). This class is also taught in
the summer with an emphasis and field trip in New York City

Independent Study. This class offers students a chance to work on any
genealogical project within the expertise of the instructor. The
course may include United States research or the country of immigrant
origin for one branch, one surname studies, or holocaust information
searches. Your topic, your schedule, your questions. Details are on
the Education Page. (Feb 9th)

Courses will open for enrollment 3 weeks before the starting date.
Tuition varies. *Please* read the course descriptions and requirements
on www.jewishgen.org/education and/or contact the instructor.

Finally, our text and exercise based 2 week classes are offered at no
charge to Value Added members of JewishGen. Our first offering in 2018
will be Basic 2 - Search Strategies Using Google, beginning January
29th.

Phyllis Kramer

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