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Yizkor Book Project, March 2015 #belarus

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I'm sure this finds you in some way or another, getting yourself
ready for the Pesach/Passover holiday. And speaking of Pesach,
although the Yizkor Book Project hasn't hidden an "affikoman" for
you to find, we do have some token gifts to present to you which
were supplied by some very wonderful people over this past month.

- The first "gift" is for those of you with family roots in
Yugoslavia. Judy Petersen has prepared an index of all the names
appearing in the Pinkas Hakehillot (Encyclopedia of the Jewish
Diaspora) for Yugoslavia and I'm sure you'll find list as an
excellent research tool. - The second "gift" is a complete online
book in pdf format - "War Criminal on Trial" by which was written
by Sol Littman. For those of you interested in purchasing a hard
copy of the same, please go to the Yizkor Books in Print link at
the end of this message to obtain more details. - The third "gift"
is a complete translation into English of the Hebrew articles in
the Eisiskes, Lithuania Yizkor book and for this we have to thank
Kenneth Juris for this donation and Judy Baston for her editing
and initiative.
- The fourth "gift" is the Nowy Zmigrod Yizkor book which was
compiled by William Leibner and is now completely online.
- The fifth "gifts" are >from Susan Dressler, Genia Hollander &
Helen Rosenstein Wolf who have been tirelessly typing up English
sections >from various Yizkor books, this past month and for many
months previous, allowing us to place these articles online for
the benefit of all. - The last (or are they?) "gifts" are further
translations into Hebrew of the Yiddish sections >from three
Ukrainian Yizkor books prepared by Esther Weinschelbaum, so that
there are now eight of these Yiddish-to-Hebrew translations >from
Ukrainian Yizkor books now made available online.

Other than that, all the additions to the Yizkor Book Project,
great or small, continue on each day of the year and to all of
those involved in the YB Project and to you dear reader, I would
like to wish all a very memorable, warm and gastronomically
excellent seder and a wonderful Pesach holiday, in general.

Now to facts and figures for March.

During this last month we have added in 7 new projects:

- Baden (Region), Germany (Jews of our homeland (The History of the
Jews >from the villages Mingolsheim, Langenbruecken and Malsch))
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/baden/baden.html

- Gorlitz, Germany (Jews and Synagogue in Gorlitz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorlitz/gorlitz.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets Book; In Memory Of Our Community That
Is No More) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korets/koretsh.html [Hebrew]

- Mlyniv, Ukraine (Mlynov-Muravica Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Mlyniv/Mlynivh.html [Hebrew]

- Salaj (Region), Romania (Memorial Book of Salaj-Szilagy Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/salaj/salaj.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarnyh.html [Hebrew]

- War Criminal on Trial
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/war_criminal/war_criminal.html

We have added in one new entry:

- Osiek Jasielski, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/now243.html

We have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyy (Akkerman), Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns
of its District; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/Akkerman.html

- Bolekhov, Ukraine (Memorial book of the martyrs of Bolechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/bolekhov/bolekhov.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

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

- Eisiskes, Lithuania (Ejszyszki, its History and Destruction)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Eisiskes/Eisiskes.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is
no more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Kosice, Slovakia (The Story of the Jewish community of Kosice)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosice/Kosice.html

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

- Krosno, Poland (Krosno by the Wislok River)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krosno/Krosno.html

- Lodz, Poland (Yiddish Lodz; a Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lodz1/lodz1.html

- Lomazy, Poland (The Lomaz Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lomazy/lomazy.html

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

- Nowy Zmigrod, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/nowy_zmigrod1.html

- Siedlce, Poland (The Jews in Siedlce 1850-1945)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Siedlce3/Siedlce3.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Stryy, Ukraine (Book of Stryj)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/stryj2/stryj2.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Velyki Mosty, Ukraine (Mosty-Wielkie Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Velyki_Mosty/Velyki_Mosty.html

- Wolbrom, Poland (Our Town Wolbrom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wolbrom/wolbrom.html

- Yugoslavia (Pinkas Yugoslavia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_yugoslavia/yug_00358.html

- Zwolen, Poland (Zwolen Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zwolen/Zwolen.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.

Pesach Sameach/Happy Passover,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Belarus SIG #Belarus Yizkor Book Project, March 2015 #belarus

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I'm sure this finds you in some way or another, getting yourself
ready for the Pesach/Passover holiday. And speaking of Pesach,
although the Yizkor Book Project hasn't hidden an "affikoman" for
you to find, we do have some token gifts to present to you which
were supplied by some very wonderful people over this past month.

- The first "gift" is for those of you with family roots in
Yugoslavia. Judy Petersen has prepared an index of all the names
appearing in the Pinkas Hakehillot (Encyclopedia of the Jewish
Diaspora) for Yugoslavia and I'm sure you'll find list as an
excellent research tool. - The second "gift" is a complete online
book in pdf format - "War Criminal on Trial" by which was written
by Sol Littman. For those of you interested in purchasing a hard
copy of the same, please go to the Yizkor Books in Print link at
the end of this message to obtain more details. - The third "gift"
is a complete translation into English of the Hebrew articles in
the Eisiskes, Lithuania Yizkor book and for this we have to thank
Kenneth Juris for this donation and Judy Baston for her editing
and initiative.
- The fourth "gift" is the Nowy Zmigrod Yizkor book which was
compiled by William Leibner and is now completely online.
- The fifth "gifts" are >from Susan Dressler, Genia Hollander &
Helen Rosenstein Wolf who have been tirelessly typing up English
sections >from various Yizkor books, this past month and for many
months previous, allowing us to place these articles online for
the benefit of all. - The last (or are they?) "gifts" are further
translations into Hebrew of the Yiddish sections >from three
Ukrainian Yizkor books prepared by Esther Weinschelbaum, so that
there are now eight of these Yiddish-to-Hebrew translations >from
Ukrainian Yizkor books now made available online.

Other than that, all the additions to the Yizkor Book Project,
great or small, continue on each day of the year and to all of
those involved in the YB Project and to you dear reader, I would
like to wish all a very memorable, warm and gastronomically
excellent seder and a wonderful Pesach holiday, in general.

Now to facts and figures for March.

During this last month we have added in 7 new projects:

- Baden (Region), Germany (Jews of our homeland (The History of the
Jews >from the villages Mingolsheim, Langenbruecken and Malsch))
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/baden/baden.html

- Gorlitz, Germany (Jews and Synagogue in Gorlitz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorlitz/gorlitz.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets Book; In Memory Of Our Community That
Is No More) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korets/koretsh.html [Hebrew]

- Mlyniv, Ukraine (Mlynov-Muravica Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Mlyniv/Mlynivh.html [Hebrew]

- Salaj (Region), Romania (Memorial Book of Salaj-Szilagy Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/salaj/salaj.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarnyh.html [Hebrew]

- War Criminal on Trial
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/war_criminal/war_criminal.html

We have added in one new entry:

- Osiek Jasielski, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/now243.html

We have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyy (Akkerman), Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns
of its District; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/Akkerman.html

- Bolekhov, Ukraine (Memorial book of the martyrs of Bolechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/bolekhov/bolekhov.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

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

- Eisiskes, Lithuania (Ejszyszki, its History and Destruction)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Eisiskes/Eisiskes.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is
no more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Kosice, Slovakia (The Story of the Jewish community of Kosice)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosice/Kosice.html

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

- Krosno, Poland (Krosno by the Wislok River)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krosno/Krosno.html

- Lodz, Poland (Yiddish Lodz; a Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lodz1/lodz1.html

- Lomazy, Poland (The Lomaz Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lomazy/lomazy.html

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

- Nowy Zmigrod, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/nowy_zmigrod1.html

- Siedlce, Poland (The Jews in Siedlce 1850-1945)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Siedlce3/Siedlce3.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Stryy, Ukraine (Book of Stryj)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/stryj2/stryj2.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Velyki Mosty, Ukraine (Mosty-Wielkie Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Velyki_Mosty/Velyki_Mosty.html

- Wolbrom, Poland (Our Town Wolbrom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wolbrom/wolbrom.html

- Yugoslavia (Pinkas Yugoslavia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_yugoslavia/yug_00358.html

- Zwolen, Poland (Zwolen Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zwolen/Zwolen.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.

Pesach Sameach/Happy Passover,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Who could leave Austria between 1938-1940 #austria-czech

Tony Hausner
 

Just saw Woman in Gold. Very glad to see it.

One of the questions it raised was which families were and were not able to leave Austria
after the Anschluss. I understand that sometime in 1939 or 1940 that the door closed
altogether. yet my mother, and both set of grandparents. were able to leave after the
Anschluss. My great uncle and his family were ones of the last ones to leave. They had
trouble leaving but finally were able. Wealth was not a factor as not all of my family had
wealth, some did and some did not.

In the movie, it showed that Maria Altmann's parents were not able to leave.

My wife and I were very glad that we saw and very much appreciated the movie.
It was very meaningful to see restitution. So glad that Randy and Maria persevered with
the case and that the Austrians lost. It was also very important to see that some
Austrians supported the case. As my parents and grandparents all had the fortune to
escape Vienna after the Anschluss, the film was quite moving for us. Unfortunately
family such as those living in Galicia did not survive.


We also think Mirren and Reynolds gave wonderful performances. However, Ryan is not
as good looking as Randy. Glad to see such an important victory.


On another note, I just tried sending an email to Erich Wolf Eckstein at the following
email and got an error message w.eckstein@ikg-wien.at
Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD 20901
301--587-6943
(primary email address: thausner@gmail.com)


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Who could leave Austria between 1938-1940 #austria-czech

Tony Hausner
 

Just saw Woman in Gold. Very glad to see it.

One of the questions it raised was which families were and were not able to leave Austria
after the Anschluss. I understand that sometime in 1939 or 1940 that the door closed
altogether. yet my mother, and both set of grandparents. were able to leave after the
Anschluss. My great uncle and his family were ones of the last ones to leave. They had
trouble leaving but finally were able. Wealth was not a factor as not all of my family had
wealth, some did and some did not.

In the movie, it showed that Maria Altmann's parents were not able to leave.

My wife and I were very glad that we saw and very much appreciated the movie.
It was very meaningful to see restitution. So glad that Randy and Maria persevered with
the case and that the Austrians lost. It was also very important to see that some
Austrians supported the case. As my parents and grandparents all had the fortune to
escape Vienna after the Anschluss, the film was quite moving for us. Unfortunately
family such as those living in Galicia did not survive.


We also think Mirren and Reynolds gave wonderful performances. However, Ryan is not
as good looking as Randy. Glad to see such an important victory.


On another note, I just tried sending an email to Erich Wolf Eckstein at the following
email and got an error message w.eckstein@ikg-wien.at
Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD 20901
301--587-6943
(primary email address: thausner@gmail.com)


Any 1800-1855 Pressburg (Pozsony/Bratislava) Directories? #austria-czech

James
 

Can any list members share knowledge about the existence of any
1800-1855 Pressburg directories or other lists for residents >from that
time and place?

Thank you,

James Castellan


Vienna marriages #austria-czech

danielat1@...
 

All Jewish marriages were registered by the Jewish Community of Vienna.
Their records are available >from the Jewish Community today. Email them and
ask for the information. You can find them via Google or any other search
engine. You can write in English. Alternatively you can also ask the City of
Vienna archives for same information. They hold copies of all Jewish
records- well pretty nearly all of them. Again find them via Google and
write in English and they will reply in German most likely.
Daniela Torsh
Sydney, Australia


Yizkor Book Project, March 2015 #austria-czech

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I'm sure this finds you in some way or another, getting yourself
ready for the Pesach/Passover holiday. And speaking of Pesach,
although the Yizkor Book Project hasn't hidden an "affikoman" for
you to find, we do have some token gifts to present to you which
were supplied by some very wonderful people over this past month.

- The first "gift" is for those of you with family roots in
Yugoslavia. Judy Petersen has prepared an index of all the names
appearing in the Pinkas Hakehillot (Encyclopedia of the Jewish
Diaspora) for Yugoslavia and I'm sure you'll find list as an
excellent research tool. - The second "gift" is a complete online
book in pdf format - "War Criminal on Trial" by which was written
by Sol Littman. For those of you interested in purchasing a hard
copy of the same, please go to the Yizkor Books in Print link at
the end of this message to obtain more details. - The third "gift"
is a complete translation into English of the Hebrew articles in
the Eisiskes, Lithuania Yizkor book and for this we have to thank
Kenneth Juris for this donation and Judy Baston for her editing
and initiative.
- The fourth "gift" is the Nowy Zmigrod Yizkor book which was
compiled by William Leibner and is now completely online.
- The fifth "gifts" are >from Susan Dressler, Genia Hollander &
Helen Rosenstein Wolf who have been tirelessly typing up English
sections >from various Yizkor books, this past month and for many
months previous, allowing us to place these articles online for
the benefit of all. - The last (or are they?) "gifts" are further
translations into Hebrew of the Yiddish sections >from three
Ukrainian Yizkor books prepared by Esther Weinschelbaum, so that
there are now eight of these Yiddish-to-Hebrew translations >from
Ukrainian Yizkor books now made available online.

Other than that, all the additions to the Yizkor Book Project,
great or small, continue on each day of the year and to all of
those involved in the YB Project and to you dear reader, I would
like to wish all a very memorable, warm and gastronomically
excellent seder and a wonderful Pesach holiday, in general.

Now to facts and figures for March.

During this last month we have added in 7 new projects:

- Baden (Region), Germany (Jews of our homeland (The History of the
Jews >from the villages Mingolsheim, Langenbruecken and Malsch))
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/baden/baden.html

- Gorlitz, Germany (Jews and Synagogue in Gorlitz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorlitz/gorlitz.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets Book; In Memory Of Our Community That
Is No More) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korets/koretsh.html [Hebrew]

- Mlyniv, Ukraine (Mlynov-Muravica Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Mlyniv/Mlynivh.html [Hebrew]

- Salaj (Region), Romania (Memorial Book of Salaj-Szilagy Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/salaj/salaj.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarnyh.html [Hebrew]

- War Criminal on Trial
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/war_criminal/war_criminal.html

We have added in one new entry:

- Osiek Jasielski, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/now243.html

We have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyy (Akkerman), Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns
of its District; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/Akkerman.html

- Bolekhov, Ukraine (Memorial book of the martyrs of Bolechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/bolekhov/bolekhov.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

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

- Eisiskes, Lithuania (Ejszyszki, its History and Destruction)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Eisiskes/Eisiskes.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is
no more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Kosice, Slovakia (The Story of the Jewish community of Kosice)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosice/Kosice.html

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

- Krosno, Poland (Krosno by the Wislok River)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krosno/Krosno.html

- Lodz, Poland (Yiddish Lodz; a Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lodz1/lodz1.html

- Lomazy, Poland (The Lomaz Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lomazy/lomazy.html

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

- Nowy Zmigrod, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/nowy_zmigrod1.html

- Siedlce, Poland (The Jews in Siedlce 1850-1945)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Siedlce3/Siedlce3.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Stryy, Ukraine (Book of Stryj)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/stryj2/stryj2.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Velyki Mosty, Ukraine (Mosty-Wielkie Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Velyki_Mosty/Velyki_Mosty.html

- Wolbrom, Poland (Our Town Wolbrom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wolbrom/wolbrom.html

- Yugoslavia (Pinkas Yugoslavia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_yugoslavia/yug_00358.html

- Zwolen, Poland (Zwolen Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zwolen/Zwolen.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.

Pesach Sameach/Happy Passover,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


KehilaLinks Project Report for March 2015 #austria-czech

Susana Leistner Bloch
 

We are pleased to welcome the following webpages to JewishGen KehilaLinks
We thank the owners and webmasters of these webpages for creating fitting
memorials to these Kehilot (Jewish Communities) and for providing a valuable
resource for future generations of their descendants:

Skalica (Segalitz, Szakolcza), Slovakia
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/skalica/skalica_index.html>
Created by Yohanan Loeffler

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Benedykivtsi (Benedike, Benedikovce), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Benedykivtsi/>
~~~

Borzhava (Nagyborzsova, Vel'ka Borzava), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Borzhava/>
~~~

Chornoholova (Sohat, Cernohlava), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Chornoholova/>
~~~

Dobryans'ke (Nyagova, Njagova), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dobryanske/>
~~~

Dyula (Szollosgyula , Selesd'ula), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dyula/>
~~~

Holiatyn (Tarfalu, Hol'atin), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Holiatyn/>
~~~

Huklyvyy (Hukliva, Huklivy), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Huklyvyy/>
~~~

Irlyava (Ungsasfalva, Orlova), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Irlyava/>
~~~

Kherson (Cherson), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kherson/
~~~

Khust (Huszt, Chust), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Khust/>
~~~

Kovel (Kowel), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kovel/kovel.htm
~~~

Krasilov (Krasyliv), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Krasilov/
~~~

Kyblyary (Kobler, Kibral), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kyblyary/>
~~~

Loza (Fuzesmezo), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Loza/>
~~~

Luh (Kislonka), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Luh/>
~~~

Masontown, Pennsylvania, USA
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Masontown/>
~~~

Male Popovo (Papitanya, Gasparov dvor), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Male_Popovo/>
~~~

Monastyrets' (Monostor, Monastyr), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Monastyrets/>
~~~

Nyzhniy Bystryy (Alsobisztra, Nizny Bystry), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Nyzhniy_Bystryy/>
~~~

Pryslip (Pereszlo, Prislop), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Pryslip/>
~~~

Radvanka (Radvancz, Radvanka), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Radvanka/>
~~~

Riga, Latvia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/riga/rigapage.htm
~~~

Ruska Mokra (Oroszmokra, Mokra Ruska), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Ruska_Mokra/>
~~~

Shalanky (Salank, Salanky), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Shalanky/>
~~~

Sil'tse (Beregkisfalud, Selce), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Sil'tse/>
~~~

Tereblya (Talaborfalu, Terebla), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Tereblya/>
~~~

Ternove (Kokenyes, Ternovo), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Ternove/>
~~~

Ust'-Chorna (Kiralymezo, Uzcorna), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Ust_Chorna/>
~~~

Verkhniy Studenyy (Felsohidegpatak, Vysny Studeny), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Verkhniy_Studenyy/>
~~~

Vil'khivka (Olyvos, Vlahovo), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Vilkhivka/>
~~~

ORPHAN WEBPAGES

Some of our Kehila webpages were created by people who are no longer able to
maintain them.
We thank them for their past efforts and wish
them luck on their future endeavors.
The following webpages are "orphaned" and are available for adoption.

Kamennyy Brod, Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kamennyy_Brod/
~~~

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Chisinau (Kishinev) (B), Moldova
Adopted by Ariel Parkansky
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Chisinau/
~~~

Dashev (Dashiev), Ukraine
Adopted by Bonnie Blish
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dashev/

If you wish to create a KehilaLinks webpage
please contact us at: < bloch@mts.net>.

NEED TECHNICAL HELP CREATING A WEBPAGE?: We have a team of dedicated
volunteer webpage designers who will help you create a webpage.
~~~

Wishing you a Sweet and Joyous Pessach

Susana Leistner Bloch, VP, KehilaLinks, JewishGen, Inc.
Barbara Ellman, KehilaLinks Technical Coordinator


2015 Conference News: Program Posted #austria-czech

IAJGS2015 Publicity
 

*Happy Passover >from the 2015 IAJGS 35th International Conference on
Jewish Genealogy*

For the ease of those who are vacationing over the holiday, *we have
decided to extend the Early Registration Discount fee through Wednesday
May 6, 2015.* Visit www.iajgs2015.org to register! And since we
promised a drawing for prizes, those registered by April 15th your chances
of winning are now double!

Be patient if we are slower in answering e-mails. Israel is on Passover
vacation until April 12. Ortra our Conference Organizer, like most
non-essential businesses in Israel, is closed for all but emergencies. I
and most of our volunteers will be answering questions as rapidly as we
can.

Our Preliminary Program is now listed in the website Program & Schedule in
the "Program" tab of www.iajgs2015.org . You'll see why we are boasting
that this will be "A Conference Like No Other". The schedule will become
interactive after Passover.

The conference will be a truly international "Promised Event". Speakers
and registrants hail >from around the globe representing 20 nations to date
including New Zealand, American Samoa, the Americas, Africa and all of
Europe.

As announced, the *keynote speaker will be Rabbi Israel Meir Lau,* one of
the most prominent figures in Israeli society today. (See the website for
his full biography.) Rabbi Lau, a child survivor of the Holocaust, is an
outstanding activist and orator. He will bring a message to genealogists
reinforcing the value of their work researching individuals and families.

We are delighted to announce that *master genealogist Dick Eastman* will
be speaking at the closing Banquet. In the mid-1980s, at the dawn of the
World Wide Web, Eastman pioneered one of the first online Genealogy
Forums. By 1996, he created a weekly online newsletter called "Eastman's
Online Genealogy Newsletter" which has grown >from a circulation of 100 to
more than 60,000 genealogists.

Registration is now available on the Registration Form for the Shabbaton,
Exploration Sunday, Breakfast with the Experts, SIG Luncheons and Banquet.

When you join us for the conference, don't miss the **pre-conference
festivities:**

***Pre-Conference Shabbaton*** on the Friday-Saturday, July 3 - 4 weekend
preceding the Conference, followed by an unforgettable ***Exploration
Sunday*** on July 5. Full and fascinating details are on the conference
website www.iajgs2015.org .

**This Year In Jerusalem!** See you in Jerusalem in July for the
momentous and exciting 35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish
Genealogy!

Michael Goldstein, Chairman
chairman@iajgs2015.org
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
www.iajgs2015.org


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Any 1800-1855 Pressburg (Pozsony/Bratislava) Directories? #austria-czech

James
 

Can any list members share knowledge about the existence of any
1800-1855 Pressburg directories or other lists for residents >from that
time and place?

Thank you,

James Castellan


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Vienna marriages #austria-czech

danielat1@...
 

All Jewish marriages were registered by the Jewish Community of Vienna.
Their records are available >from the Jewish Community today. Email them and
ask for the information. You can find them via Google or any other search
engine. You can write in English. Alternatively you can also ask the City of
Vienna archives for same information. They hold copies of all Jewish
records- well pretty nearly all of them. Again find them via Google and
write in English and they will reply in German most likely.
Daniela Torsh
Sydney, Australia


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Yizkor Book Project, March 2015 #austria-czech

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I'm sure this finds you in some way or another, getting yourself
ready for the Pesach/Passover holiday. And speaking of Pesach,
although the Yizkor Book Project hasn't hidden an "affikoman" for
you to find, we do have some token gifts to present to you which
were supplied by some very wonderful people over this past month.

- The first "gift" is for those of you with family roots in
Yugoslavia. Judy Petersen has prepared an index of all the names
appearing in the Pinkas Hakehillot (Encyclopedia of the Jewish
Diaspora) for Yugoslavia and I'm sure you'll find list as an
excellent research tool. - The second "gift" is a complete online
book in pdf format - "War Criminal on Trial" by which was written
by Sol Littman. For those of you interested in purchasing a hard
copy of the same, please go to the Yizkor Books in Print link at
the end of this message to obtain more details. - The third "gift"
is a complete translation into English of the Hebrew articles in
the Eisiskes, Lithuania Yizkor book and for this we have to thank
Kenneth Juris for this donation and Judy Baston for her editing
and initiative.
- The fourth "gift" is the Nowy Zmigrod Yizkor book which was
compiled by William Leibner and is now completely online.
- The fifth "gifts" are >from Susan Dressler, Genia Hollander &
Helen Rosenstein Wolf who have been tirelessly typing up English
sections >from various Yizkor books, this past month and for many
months previous, allowing us to place these articles online for
the benefit of all. - The last (or are they?) "gifts" are further
translations into Hebrew of the Yiddish sections >from three
Ukrainian Yizkor books prepared by Esther Weinschelbaum, so that
there are now eight of these Yiddish-to-Hebrew translations >from
Ukrainian Yizkor books now made available online.

Other than that, all the additions to the Yizkor Book Project,
great or small, continue on each day of the year and to all of
those involved in the YB Project and to you dear reader, I would
like to wish all a very memorable, warm and gastronomically
excellent seder and a wonderful Pesach holiday, in general.

Now to facts and figures for March.

During this last month we have added in 7 new projects:

- Baden (Region), Germany (Jews of our homeland (The History of the
Jews >from the villages Mingolsheim, Langenbruecken and Malsch))
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/baden/baden.html

- Gorlitz, Germany (Jews and Synagogue in Gorlitz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/gorlitz/gorlitz.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets Book; In Memory Of Our Community That
Is No More) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/korets/koretsh.html [Hebrew]

- Mlyniv, Ukraine (Mlynov-Muravica Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Mlyniv/Mlynivh.html [Hebrew]

- Salaj (Region), Romania (Memorial Book of Salaj-Szilagy Jewry)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/salaj/salaj.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarnyh.html [Hebrew]

- War Criminal on Trial
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/war_criminal/war_criminal.html

We have added in one new entry:

- Osiek Jasielski, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/now243.html

We have continued to update 24 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyy (Akkerman), Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns
of its District; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/Akkerman.html

- Bolekhov, Ukraine (Memorial book of the martyrs of Bolechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/bolekhov/bolekhov.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

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

- Eisiskes, Lithuania (Ejszyszki, its History and Destruction)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Eisiskes/Eisiskes.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is
no more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Kosice, Slovakia (The Story of the Jewish community of Kosice)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosice/Kosice.html

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

- Krosno, Poland (Krosno by the Wislok River)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krosno/Krosno.html

- Lodz, Poland (Yiddish Lodz; a Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lodz1/lodz1.html

- Lomazy, Poland (The Lomaz Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lomazy/lomazy.html

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

- Nowy Zmigrod, Poland (Halbow near Nowy Zmigrod)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_zmigrod1/nowy_zmigrod1.html

- Siedlce, Poland (The Jews in Siedlce 1850-1945)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Siedlce3/Siedlce3.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Stryy, Ukraine (Book of Stryj)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/stryj2/stryj2.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Velyki Mosty, Ukraine (Mosty-Wielkie Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Velyki_Mosty/Velyki_Mosty.html

- Wolbrom, Poland (Our Town Wolbrom)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/wolbrom/wolbrom.html

- Yugoslavia (Pinkas Yugoslavia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_yugoslavia/yug_00358.html

- Zwolen, Poland (Zwolen Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zwolen/Zwolen.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.

Pesach Sameach/Happy Passover,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech KehilaLinks Project Report for March 2015 #austria-czech

Susana Leistner Bloch
 

We are pleased to welcome the following webpages to JewishGen KehilaLinks
We thank the owners and webmasters of these webpages for creating fitting
memorials to these Kehilot (Jewish Communities) and for providing a valuable
resource for future generations of their descendants:

Skalica (Segalitz, Szakolcza), Slovakia
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/skalica/skalica_index.html>
Created by Yohanan Loeffler

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Benedykivtsi (Benedike, Benedikovce), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Benedykivtsi/>
~~~

Borzhava (Nagyborzsova, Vel'ka Borzava), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Borzhava/>
~~~

Chornoholova (Sohat, Cernohlava), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Chornoholova/>
~~~

Dobryans'ke (Nyagova, Njagova), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dobryanske/>
~~~

Dyula (Szollosgyula , Selesd'ula), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dyula/>
~~~

Holiatyn (Tarfalu, Hol'atin), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Holiatyn/>
~~~

Huklyvyy (Hukliva, Huklivy), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Huklyvyy/>
~~~

Irlyava (Ungsasfalva, Orlova), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Irlyava/>
~~~

Kherson (Cherson), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kherson/
~~~

Khust (Huszt, Chust), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Khust/>
~~~

Kovel (Kowel), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kovel/kovel.htm
~~~

Krasilov (Krasyliv), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Krasilov/
~~~

Kyblyary (Kobler, Kibral), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kyblyary/>
~~~

Loza (Fuzesmezo), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Loza/>
~~~

Luh (Kislonka), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Luh/>
~~~

Masontown, Pennsylvania, USA
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Masontown/>
~~~

Male Popovo (Papitanya, Gasparov dvor), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Male_Popovo/>
~~~

Monastyrets' (Monostor, Monastyr), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Monastyrets/>
~~~

Nyzhniy Bystryy (Alsobisztra, Nizny Bystry), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Nyzhniy_Bystryy/>
~~~

Pryslip (Pereszlo, Prislop), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Pryslip/>
~~~

Radvanka (Radvancz, Radvanka), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Radvanka/>
~~~

Riga, Latvia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/riga/rigapage.htm
~~~

Ruska Mokra (Oroszmokra, Mokra Ruska), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Ruska_Mokra/>
~~~

Shalanky (Salank, Salanky), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Shalanky/>
~~~

Sil'tse (Beregkisfalud, Selce), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Sil'tse/>
~~~

Tereblya (Talaborfalu, Terebla), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Tereblya/>
~~~

Ternove (Kokenyes, Ternovo), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Ternove/>
~~~

Ust'-Chorna (Kiralymezo, Uzcorna), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Ust_Chorna/>
~~~

Verkhniy Studenyy (Felsohidegpatak, Vysny Studeny), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Verkhniy_Studenyy/>
~~~

Vil'khivka (Olyvos, Vlahovo), (S-C), Ukraine
<http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Vilkhivka/>
~~~

ORPHAN WEBPAGES

Some of our Kehila webpages were created by people who are no longer able to
maintain them.
We thank them for their past efforts and wish
them luck on their future endeavors.
The following webpages are "orphaned" and are available for adoption.

Kamennyy Brod, Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kamennyy_Brod/
~~~

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Chisinau (Kishinev) (B), Moldova
Adopted by Ariel Parkansky
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Chisinau/
~~~

Dashev (Dashiev), Ukraine
Adopted by Bonnie Blish
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Dashev/

If you wish to create a KehilaLinks webpage
please contact us at: < bloch@mts.net>.

NEED TECHNICAL HELP CREATING A WEBPAGE?: We have a team of dedicated
volunteer webpage designers who will help you create a webpage.
~~~

Wishing you a Sweet and Joyous Pessach

Susana Leistner Bloch, VP, KehilaLinks, JewishGen, Inc.
Barbara Ellman, KehilaLinks Technical Coordinator


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech 2015 Conference News: Program Posted #austria-czech

IAJGS2015 Publicity
 

*Happy Passover >from the 2015 IAJGS 35th International Conference on
Jewish Genealogy*

For the ease of those who are vacationing over the holiday, *we have
decided to extend the Early Registration Discount fee through Wednesday
May 6, 2015.* Visit www.iajgs2015.org to register! And since we
promised a drawing for prizes, those registered by April 15th your chances
of winning are now double!

Be patient if we are slower in answering e-mails. Israel is on Passover
vacation until April 12. Ortra our Conference Organizer, like most
non-essential businesses in Israel, is closed for all but emergencies. I
and most of our volunteers will be answering questions as rapidly as we
can.

Our Preliminary Program is now listed in the website Program & Schedule in
the "Program" tab of www.iajgs2015.org . You'll see why we are boasting
that this will be "A Conference Like No Other". The schedule will become
interactive after Passover.

The conference will be a truly international "Promised Event". Speakers
and registrants hail >from around the globe representing 20 nations to date
including New Zealand, American Samoa, the Americas, Africa and all of
Europe.

As announced, the *keynote speaker will be Rabbi Israel Meir Lau,* one of
the most prominent figures in Israeli society today. (See the website for
his full biography.) Rabbi Lau, a child survivor of the Holocaust, is an
outstanding activist and orator. He will bring a message to genealogists
reinforcing the value of their work researching individuals and families.

We are delighted to announce that *master genealogist Dick Eastman* will
be speaking at the closing Banquet. In the mid-1980s, at the dawn of the
World Wide Web, Eastman pioneered one of the first online Genealogy
Forums. By 1996, he created a weekly online newsletter called "Eastman's
Online Genealogy Newsletter" which has grown >from a circulation of 100 to
more than 60,000 genealogists.

Registration is now available on the Registration Form for the Shabbaton,
Exploration Sunday, Breakfast with the Experts, SIG Luncheons and Banquet.

When you join us for the conference, don't miss the **pre-conference
festivities:**

***Pre-Conference Shabbaton*** on the Friday-Saturday, July 3 - 4 weekend
preceding the Conference, followed by an unforgettable ***Exploration
Sunday*** on July 5. Full and fascinating details are on the conference
website www.iajgs2015.org .

**This Year In Jerusalem!** See you in Jerusalem in July for the
momentous and exciting 35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish
Genealogy!

Michael Goldstein, Chairman
chairman@iajgs2015.org
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
www.iajgs2015.org


Private Tour Guides in Vienna #austria-czech

jschulman@...
 

Dear AustriaCzech SIG:

I am planning a trip to Vienna this July. I would like to visit the places where my mother
and her family lived and worked. Since these may not be where tourists would go, I
would feel more comfortable walking or riding with a guide. I speak very little German.
The places I would like to visit are the Cafe Schottering (now closed) and the buildings
next to it, Zentral Friedhof, the Prater (Riesenrad and Lilliputbahn), Hintere
Zollamtsstrasse, Fleishmarkt, Hugo Bettauer Plaza, Hotel Sacher and the wasserwiese.
How does one find a reliable tour guide? I want to stay at the Hilton Am Stadt as it is
on the site where the Grossmarkthalle used to be. My grandparents had a dried meat
stall there.

Also are there any genealogy tours that go to Vienna? I lived in San Diego.

Thank you
Judy Schulman
jschulman@ucsd.edu


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Private Tour Guides in Vienna #austria-czech

jschulman@...
 

Dear AustriaCzech SIG:

I am planning a trip to Vienna this July. I would like to visit the places where my mother
and her family lived and worked. Since these may not be where tourists would go, I
would feel more comfortable walking or riding with a guide. I speak very little German.
The places I would like to visit are the Cafe Schottering (now closed) and the buildings
next to it, Zentral Friedhof, the Prater (Riesenrad and Lilliputbahn), Hintere
Zollamtsstrasse, Fleishmarkt, Hugo Bettauer Plaza, Hotel Sacher and the wasserwiese.
How does one find a reliable tour guide? I want to stay at the Hilton Am Stadt as it is
on the site where the Grossmarkthalle used to be. My grandparents had a dried meat
stall there.

Also are there any genealogy tours that go to Vienna? I lived in San Diego.

Thank you
Judy Schulman
jschulman@ucsd.edu


New Data Added to the ALD #lithuania

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

The upload of data for the 1st Quarter of 2015 has been completed and all
this information is now freely searchable in the ALD -- LitvakSIG's
All Lithuania Database.

Included are: Passport Issuance Records for various towns in Kaunas
District, Draft Lists for Kaunas, Revision Lists for various towns and years
in Oshmiany District, Conscript Lists for various towns in Panevezys,
Telsiai, Trakai, Vilnius and Zarasai Districts, Family Lists for several
towns in Vilnius District, Tax lists for various Kaunas District towns for
1868-1873, Tax lists for various Panevezys District towns 1910, Tax lists
for various Raseiniai District towns 1844-1911, Births >from towns in
Oshmiany District, Trakai District, Vilnius District and Suwalki Gubernia
towns, Marriages and Divorces for Vilnius and towns in Suwalki Gubernia,
Deaths >from Vilnius and towns in Suwalki Gubernia.

A total of 33,422 new records were added with this upload.

Eden Joachim
President


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania New Data Added to the ALD #lithuania

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

The upload of data for the 1st Quarter of 2015 has been completed and all
this information is now freely searchable in the ALD -- LitvakSIG's
All Lithuania Database.

Included are: Passport Issuance Records for various towns in Kaunas
District, Draft Lists for Kaunas, Revision Lists for various towns and years
in Oshmiany District, Conscript Lists for various towns in Panevezys,
Telsiai, Trakai, Vilnius and Zarasai Districts, Family Lists for several
towns in Vilnius District, Tax lists for various Kaunas District towns for
1868-1873, Tax lists for various Panevezys District towns 1910, Tax lists
for various Raseiniai District towns 1844-1911, Births >from towns in
Oshmiany District, Trakai District, Vilnius District and Suwalki Gubernia
towns, Marriages and Divorces for Vilnius and towns in Suwalki Gubernia,
Deaths >from Vilnius and towns in Suwalki Gubernia.

A total of 33,422 new records were added with this upload.

Eden Joachim
President


Rav Yakov Yosef HALBERSTAM #general

Neil@...
 

He was born in 1938 and married in 1978 to Sarah, bat Aaron TEITELBAUM.
Trying to get the lineage of this Teitelbaum branch back to Yismach Moshe.

Neil Rosenstein

Thanks much

MODERATOR NOTE: Responses should be sent to Neil, directly.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Rav Yakov Yosef HALBERSTAM #general

Neil@...
 

He was born in 1938 and married in 1978 to Sarah, bat Aaron TEITELBAUM.
Trying to get the lineage of this Teitelbaum branch back to Yismach Moshe.

Neil Rosenstein

Thanks much

MODERATOR NOTE: Responses should be sent to Neil, directly.

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