Date   

Minnesota Jewish Genealogical Society (MNJGS) April Meeting Announcement #general

WALTER ELIAS
 

MNJGS April 2018 Meeting

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM
Place: Beth El Synagogue Learning Center 5225 Barry St. W. St. Louis
Park, Minnesota 55426
Speaker: Jay Sage
Topic: DNA Testing and Jewish Genealogy

Jay Sage retired as a physicist >from MIT Lincoln Laboratory to pursue
his interest in Jewish genealogy. He currently serves as vice president
of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies
(IAJGS). He is a past president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of
Greater Boston and serves now as one of its journal editors. Both of
his parents grew up in Minneapolis and he still has many relatives there.

DNA testing is now affordable for individuals. Jay Sage will discuss the
role that it can play in genealogical research. Presentation of the basics
of human genetics will clarify the essential features of the two very
different categories of tests: The Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA
tests on the one hand and the autosomal DNA test on the other. Examples
will illustrate how conclusions can properly be drawn >from results of each
type of test, with an emphasis on the appropriate uses of the tests and on
what can and cannot be learned >from them. The talk will also briefly cover
how to order and perform the tests and how much they cost.
Admission is free for members, $5 non-members

Walter S. Elias (Minnesota Jewish Genealogical Society)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Minnesota Jewish Genealogical Society (MNJGS) April Meeting Announcement #general

WALTER ELIAS
 

MNJGS April 2018 Meeting

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM
Place: Beth El Synagogue Learning Center 5225 Barry St. W. St. Louis
Park, Minnesota 55426
Speaker: Jay Sage
Topic: DNA Testing and Jewish Genealogy

Jay Sage retired as a physicist >from MIT Lincoln Laboratory to pursue
his interest in Jewish genealogy. He currently serves as vice president
of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies
(IAJGS). He is a past president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of
Greater Boston and serves now as one of its journal editors. Both of
his parents grew up in Minneapolis and he still has many relatives there.

DNA testing is now affordable for individuals. Jay Sage will discuss the
role that it can play in genealogical research. Presentation of the basics
of human genetics will clarify the essential features of the two very
different categories of tests: The Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA
tests on the one hand and the autosomal DNA test on the other. Examples
will illustrate how conclusions can properly be drawn >from results of each
type of test, with an emphasis on the appropriate uses of the tests and on
what can and cannot be learned >from them. The talk will also briefly cover
how to order and perform the tests and how much they cost.
Admission is free for members, $5 non-members

Walter S. Elias (Minnesota Jewish Genealogical Society)


Toby Anne Bird z"l #lithuania

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

LitvakSIG mourns the passing of long time member and supporter Toby Anne
Kaplan Bird of New York City, who passed away on Thursday, March 22.

Toby Anne is survived by her husband Elliott Bird, son Eric Bird and his
spouse Derek Isaacowitz, grandchildren Brian and Karen Isaacowitz and
siblings Stanley Kaplan, Charlotte Kaplan, Beryl Knudsen, and Rosalind
Conner.

Services are scheduled at Levine Chapels, 470 Harvard St., Brookline, MA on
Monday, March 26 at 11:30am. Burial will follow at Crawford Street Memorial
Park, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, MA. Memorial observance will be at her
late residence Wednesday, March 28, 3:30-7:30pm and Thursday, March 29,
1:30pm-7:30pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Girls'
Latin School/Boston Latin Academy Association or to the Ovarian Cancer
Research Fund Alliance.

Eden Joachim
Treasurer


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Toby Anne Bird z"l #lithuania

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

LitvakSIG mourns the passing of long time member and supporter Toby Anne
Kaplan Bird of New York City, who passed away on Thursday, March 22.

Toby Anne is survived by her husband Elliott Bird, son Eric Bird and his
spouse Derek Isaacowitz, grandchildren Brian and Karen Isaacowitz and
siblings Stanley Kaplan, Charlotte Kaplan, Beryl Knudsen, and Rosalind
Conner.

Services are scheduled at Levine Chapels, 470 Harvard St., Brookline, MA on
Monday, March 26 at 11:30am. Burial will follow at Crawford Street Memorial
Park, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, MA. Memorial observance will be at her
late residence Wednesday, March 28, 3:30-7:30pm and Thursday, March 29,
1:30pm-7:30pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Girls'
Latin School/Boston Latin Academy Association or to the Ovarian Cancer
Research Fund Alliance.

Eden Joachim
Treasurer


Translation request: postcards in Yiddish #bessarabia

Patricia Klindienst <epk13@...>
 

Hello,

A fresh trove of family materials have surfaced with the death of an elder. These two postcards >from
a group of several appear to have been sent >from abroad. I would like a full translation of everything
on each card.

The first is a postcard that may have been sent >from Orgeyev, Bessarabia to Abram Spiwak in New
York City in 1910. I'm not sure what first name this person is using for Abram? it appears to be "Sam"?
If you see something else there, please comment.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM66024

The second is a handwriting I think I recognize >from a branch of the family, but I have never before
seen the pyramid or odd numeral in the stamp box. A full translation of this Yiddish message would
be a great help. If anyone can comment on the stamp box, please do.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM66025

Thank you!

Patricia

Patricia Klindienst
Guilford, CT
USA

SPIWAK /SPIVAK of Orgeyev & Kishinev, Bessarabia; Mendoza, Argentina; and Queens.
SCHAPOSCHNIK / ZAPOSNEK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Elisavetgrad, or Mendoza, and their related
names, SHAPIN, SHAPIRO of Mendoza, Argentina, Chile, Canada, and the US. SCHOCHETMAN
of Odessa (who became SCHACHT in the US). MILSTEIN of Orgeyev & Kishinev.
WOLMAN / VOLLMAN of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Capresti. TSAREVKAN/CIRIFCAN/SARAFCONN of
Orgeyev, Teleneshti, Uruguay, becoming COHEN in the US. BELINKSY of Odessa and
Philadelphia. KALIK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Argentina. LICHT of Briceva.


Bessarabia SIG #Bessarabia Translation request: postcards in Yiddish #bessarabia

Patricia Klindienst <epk13@...>
 

Hello,

A fresh trove of family materials have surfaced with the death of an elder. These two postcards >from
a group of several appear to have been sent >from abroad. I would like a full translation of everything
on each card.

The first is a postcard that may have been sent >from Orgeyev, Bessarabia to Abram Spiwak in New
York City in 1910. I'm not sure what first name this person is using for Abram? it appears to be "Sam"?
If you see something else there, please comment.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM66024

The second is a handwriting I think I recognize >from a branch of the family, but I have never before
seen the pyramid or odd numeral in the stamp box. A full translation of this Yiddish message would
be a great help. If anyone can comment on the stamp box, please do.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM66025

Thank you!

Patricia

Patricia Klindienst
Guilford, CT
USA

SPIWAK /SPIVAK of Orgeyev & Kishinev, Bessarabia; Mendoza, Argentina; and Queens.
SCHAPOSCHNIK / ZAPOSNEK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Elisavetgrad, or Mendoza, and their related
names, SHAPIN, SHAPIRO of Mendoza, Argentina, Chile, Canada, and the US. SCHOCHETMAN
of Odessa (who became SCHACHT in the US). MILSTEIN of Orgeyev & Kishinev.
WOLMAN / VOLLMAN of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Capresti. TSAREVKAN/CIRIFCAN/SARAFCONN of
Orgeyev, Teleneshti, Uruguay, becoming COHEN in the US. BELINKSY of Odessa and
Philadelphia. KALIK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Argentina. LICHT of Briceva.


FW: Passover stories #bessarabia

Judite Orensztajn
 

Shalom to all my fellow genders!

Before telling my story, I would like to remind that the word SEDER means
order. (I apologize to those who already knew it.)

My story is not about my family, it's about a colleague in work here in
Israel. I'll call him Boris (this is not his real name), and he was a very sarcastic
Jew >from Leningrad, that immigrated to Israel in the 70'. He never got used
to the Israeli behavior, the noise, the lack of distance (that he considered
disrespect), and was very critical about everything in Israel. I think he
really missed the order, discipline and the Soviet way of life.

My story happened in the beginning of the 80's, just after my Aliyah from
Brazil, in 1978. Our boss in the Israeli Ministry of Education used to
gather all workers before each chag. A few days before Pessach, we had
another yeshiva chagigit (a festive meeting). Our boss liked to talk a lot - and
suddenly he turns to Boris and asks:
- Nu, Boris, etzlechem beLeningrad haia seder Pessach (did you have a seder
Pessach in Leningrad)?
This kind of question wasn't new? and Boris really didn't like it... so he
answered: SEDER KEN, PESSACH LO (Seder yes, Pessach no).
This is something I never forgot!

Chag sameach!
Judite

-----Original Message-----
From: Bessarabia SIG [mailto:bessarabia@...]
Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2018 2:49 AM
To: Bessarabia SIG <mailto:bessarabia@...>
Subject: Passover stories

Hi everybody,

I would like to propose to you to write some of the Passover stories you
remember.  And post this stories at our Discussion group.  We later can add
them to the website.......


Bessarabia SIG #Bessarabia FW: Passover stories #bessarabia

Judite Orensztajn
 

Shalom to all my fellow genders!

Before telling my story, I would like to remind that the word SEDER means
order. (I apologize to those who already knew it.)

My story is not about my family, it's about a colleague in work here in
Israel. I'll call him Boris (this is not his real name), and he was a very sarcastic
Jew >from Leningrad, that immigrated to Israel in the 70'. He never got used
to the Israeli behavior, the noise, the lack of distance (that he considered
disrespect), and was very critical about everything in Israel. I think he
really missed the order, discipline and the Soviet way of life.

My story happened in the beginning of the 80's, just after my Aliyah from
Brazil, in 1978. Our boss in the Israeli Ministry of Education used to
gather all workers before each chag. A few days before Pessach, we had
another yeshiva chagigit (a festive meeting). Our boss liked to talk a lot - and
suddenly he turns to Boris and asks:
- Nu, Boris, etzlechem beLeningrad haia seder Pessach (did you have a seder
Pessach in Leningrad)?
This kind of question wasn't new? and Boris really didn't like it... so he
answered: SEDER KEN, PESSACH LO (Seder yes, Pessach no).
This is something I never forgot!

Chag sameach!
Judite

-----Original Message-----
From: Bessarabia SIG [mailto:bessarabia@...]
Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2018 2:49 AM
To: Bessarabia SIG <mailto:bessarabia@...>
Subject: Passover stories

Hi everybody,

I would like to propose to you to write some of the Passover stories you
remember.  And post this stories at our Discussion group.  We later can add
them to the website.......


JewishGen Education offers popular class #courland #latvia

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular three-week class, "Brick Wall or Dead End",
starting April 9, 2018.

Frustrated and at a Loss? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing a
Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major avenue
you can't get past?

Take a class. Work with an expert to review and analyze your data. If
you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and want new solutions,
this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an educational private forum
setting open 24/7.

April 9 - April 29 The Tuition is $150. Registration will open 2 weeks
before class. Enrollment is limited.
To Register: www.JewishGen.org/education

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have reached a
point where help is needed. Students should feel comfortable with
computers and Internet searches.

In preparation for this class we suggest that after you register, you
send the instructor an introduction to your project (names, dates and
places) and pinpoint your brick wall or dead end.

Send questions to Nancy Holden Instruction Manager

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
jewishgen-education@...


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia JewishGen Education offers popular class #courland #latvia

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular three-week class, "Brick Wall or Dead End",
starting April 9, 2018.

Frustrated and at a Loss? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing a
Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major avenue
you can't get past?

Take a class. Work with an expert to review and analyze your data. If
you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and want new solutions,
this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an educational private forum
setting open 24/7.

April 9 - April 29 The Tuition is $150. Registration will open 2 weeks
before class. Enrollment is limited.
To Register: www.JewishGen.org/education

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have reached a
point where help is needed. Students should feel comfortable with
computers and Internet searches.

In preparation for this class we suggest that after you register, you
send the instructor an introduction to your project (names, dates and
places) and pinpoint your brick wall or dead end.

Send questions to Nancy Holden Instruction Manager

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
jewishgen-education@...


Brixton Cemetery Zalman (Solomon) STEIN #southafrica

Marcella Shames
 

HI List


I am looking for information on Zalman (Solomon) STEIN - he died prior
to 1951. I believe, he is buried at Brixton Cemetery.

Is there a database to search for that cemetery?


Any help is much appreciated.

Thanks

Marcella Shames


JewishGen Education offers popular class #southafrica

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular three-week class, "Brick Wall or Dead End",
starting April 9, 2018.

Frustrated and at a Loss? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing a
Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major avenue
you can't get past?

Take a class. Work with an expert to review and analyze your data. If
you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and want new solutions,
this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an educational private forum
setting open 24/7.

April 9 - April 29 The Tuition is $150. Registration will open 2 weeks
before class. Enrollment is limited.
To Register: www.JewishGen.org/education

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have reached a
point where help is needed. Students should feel comfortable with
computers and Internet searches.

In preparation for this class we suggest that after you register, you
send the instructor an introduction to your project (names, dates and
places) and pinpoint your brick wall or dead end.

Send questions to Nancy Holden Instruction Manager

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
jewishgen-education@...


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Brixton Cemetery Zalman (Solomon) STEIN #southafrica

Marcella Shames
 

HI List


I am looking for information on Zalman (Solomon) STEIN - he died prior
to 1951. I believe, he is buried at Brixton Cemetery.

Is there a database to search for that cemetery?


Any help is much appreciated.

Thanks

Marcella Shames


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica JewishGen Education offers popular class #southafrica

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular three-week class, "Brick Wall or Dead End",
starting April 9, 2018.

Frustrated and at a Loss? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing a
Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major avenue
you can't get past?

Take a class. Work with an expert to review and analyze your data. If
you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and want new solutions,
this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an educational private forum
setting open 24/7.

April 9 - April 29 The Tuition is $150. Registration will open 2 weeks
before class. Enrollment is limited.
To Register: www.JewishGen.org/education

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have reached a
point where help is needed. Students should feel comfortable with
computers and Internet searches.

In preparation for this class we suggest that after you register, you
send the instructor an introduction to your project (names, dates and
places) and pinpoint your brick wall or dead end.

Send questions to Nancy Holden Instruction Manager

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
jewishgen-education@...


JewishGen Education offers popular class #subcarpathia

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular three-week class, "Brick Wall or Dead End",
starting April 9, 2018.

Frustrated and at a Loss? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing a
Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major avenue
you can't get past?

Take a class. Work with an expert to review and analyze your data. If
you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and want new solutions,
this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an educational private forum
setting open 24/7.

April 9 - April 29 The Tuition is $150. Registration will open 2 weeks
before class. Enrollment is limited.
To Register: www.JewishGen.org/education

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have reached a
point where help is needed. Students should feel comfortable with
computers and Internet searches.

In preparation for this class we suggest that after you register, you
send the instructor an introduction to your project (names, dates and
places) and pinpoint your brick wall or dead end.

Send questions to Nancy Holden Instruction Manager

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
jewishgen-education@...


Subcarpathia SIG #Subcarpathia JewishGen Education offers popular class #subcarpathia

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen offers the popular three-week class, "Brick Wall or Dead End",
starting April 9, 2018.

Frustrated and at a Loss? Are you at a Dead End or just experiencing a
Brick Wall? Are you stumped by a small detail or is there a major avenue
you can't get past?

Take a class. Work with an expert to review and analyze your data. If
you feel you have you exhausted all approaches and want new solutions,
this class offers one-on-one mentoring in an educational private forum
setting open 24/7.

April 9 - April 29 The Tuition is $150. Registration will open 2 weeks
before class. Enrollment is limited.
To Register: www.JewishGen.org/education

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have reached a
point where help is needed. Students should feel comfortable with
computers and Internet searches.

In preparation for this class we suggest that after you register, you
send the instructor an introduction to your project (names, dates and
places) and pinpoint your brick wall or dead end.

Send questions to Nancy Holden Instruction Manager

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
jewishgen-education@...


Re: Houses in Tarnopol area in early 1900s #galicia

Krzysztof Witaszek
 

Hello!

Well, Tarnopol was a city and there are many pre-war pictures of it in
the internet. There are also some pictures of Trembowla. Mikulince
was a smaller city (3500 inhabitants, half of them Jewish), later just
a village (with the castle of Rey family - now in ruins, palace and a
baroque church- still present. I've found only one old photo, that
shows the houses in Mikulince in the internet.

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=9A%2fy1m9I&id=5=
9752F86DCD48DF69E6A263058A8C26A51D2D74A&thid=OIP.9A_y1m9IgWrVSnaciFv6RQHa=
D6&q=mikuli%c5%84ce+ukraina&simid=608038410622274991&selectedIndex=75=
mikuli%c5%84ce+ukraina&simid=608038410622274991&selectedIndex=75

[Or https://tinyurl.com/Mikulince - MOD.]

It is also good to look at the field museums in Poland, where you can
find typical houses >from the region. See for example this film >from the
"Skansen Galicyjski" in Sanok, where the architecture of typical small
city of Galicja is reconstructed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DkhN-JNMsLWY

There are also some interesting facts about jewish presence in
Mikulince in Slownik geograficzny Krolestwa Polskiego
(Geographical Dictionary of the Polish Kingdom) created in the end
of XIX c. Very useful dictionary that covers all the cities and villages
of the territories of the First Rzeczpospolita (Commonwealth) (before
the partitions in the end of XVIII c ). Unfortunately not translated into
English.

I translated a short part:
"Local wealthy Jews trade a lot in Mikulince and surrounding
cities like Tarnopol, Trembowla, Chorostkow, Strusow, Janow with
wheat, eggs, horses, cows and especially with hempen fibre, that
they buy in great amounts >from the local peasents and sell abroad.
Millions of eggs are shipped to Hamburg and England."

In the dictionary there are also given numbers of inhabitants of
different religions and numbers of representants of different
occupations.

http://dir.icm.edu.pl/pl/Slownik_geograficzny/Tom_VI/413

Krzysztof Witaszek
Lublin Poland

On March 23, 2018 Rishy Savin wrote:

I was wondering if anyone can tell me the type of homes and streets
that existed in Tarnopol but specifically Mikulince, Strusov and
Trembowla. Were the floors wood planked? Were the homes typical one
or two story? Were there outhouses? My grandmother was born in
Mikulince in 1909 and left in 1921. I never asked her specifics about her
home and physical surroundings there and now I'm curious.


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Re: Houses in Tarnopol area in early 1900s #galicia

Krzysztof Witaszek
 

Hello!

Well, Tarnopol was a city and there are many pre-war pictures of it in
the internet. There are also some pictures of Trembowla. Mikulince
was a smaller city (3500 inhabitants, half of them Jewish), later just
a village (with the castle of Rey family - now in ruins, palace and a
baroque church- still present. I've found only one old photo, that
shows the houses in Mikulince in the internet.

https://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=9A%2fy1m9I&id=5=
9752F86DCD48DF69E6A263058A8C26A51D2D74A&thid=OIP.9A_y1m9IgWrVSnaciFv6RQHa=
D6&q=mikuli%c5%84ce+ukraina&simid=608038410622274991&selectedIndex=75=
mikuli%c5%84ce+ukraina&simid=608038410622274991&selectedIndex=75

[Or https://tinyurl.com/Mikulince - MOD.]

It is also good to look at the field museums in Poland, where you can
find typical houses >from the region. See for example this film >from the
"Skansen Galicyjski" in Sanok, where the architecture of typical small
city of Galicja is reconstructed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DkhN-JNMsLWY

There are also some interesting facts about jewish presence in
Mikulince in Slownik geograficzny Krolestwa Polskiego
(Geographical Dictionary of the Polish Kingdom) created in the end
of XIX c. Very useful dictionary that covers all the cities and villages
of the territories of the First Rzeczpospolita (Commonwealth) (before
the partitions in the end of XVIII c ). Unfortunately not translated into
English.

I translated a short part:
"Local wealthy Jews trade a lot in Mikulince and surrounding
cities like Tarnopol, Trembowla, Chorostkow, Strusow, Janow with
wheat, eggs, horses, cows and especially with hempen fibre, that
they buy in great amounts >from the local peasents and sell abroad.
Millions of eggs are shipped to Hamburg and England."

In the dictionary there are also given numbers of inhabitants of
different religions and numbers of representants of different
occupations.

http://dir.icm.edu.pl/pl/Slownik_geograficzny/Tom_VI/413

Krzysztof Witaszek
Lublin Poland

On March 23, 2018 Rishy Savin wrote:

I was wondering if anyone can tell me the type of homes and streets
that existed in Tarnopol but specifically Mikulince, Strusov and
Trembowla. Were the floors wood planked? Were the homes typical one
or two story? Were there outhouses? My grandmother was born in
Mikulince in 1909 and left in 1921. I never asked her specifics about her
home and physical surroundings there and now I'm curious.


Thank you: map translation complete! #bessarabia

Patricia Klindienst <epk13@...>
 

The swift response to my request for help translating the beautiful old map of Bessarabia into
English means I now have a complete translation, thanks to a generous volunteer in Israel and
another >from Germany. This is the beauty of JewishGen!

Now the project goes to a graphic designer, to see if/how we can create an English twin. I will
post it if/when we are successful.

This is one extraordinary community.

Patricia Klindienst
Guilford, CT
USA

SPIWAK /SPIVAK of Orgeyev & Kishinev, Bessarabia; Mendoza, Argentina; and Queens.
SCHAPOSCHNIK / ZAPOSNEK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Elisavetgrad, or Mendoza, and their
related names, SHAPIN, SHAPIRO of Mendoza, Argentina, Chile, Canada, and the US.
SCHOCHETMAN of Odessa (who became SCHACHT in the US). MILSTEIN of Orgeyev &
Kishinev. WOLMAN / VOLLMAN of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Capresti.
TSAREVKAN/CIRIFCAN/SARAFCONN of Orgeyev, Teleneshti, Uruguay, becoming COHEN in
the US. BELINKSY of Odessa and Philadelphia. KALIK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Argentina.
LICHT of Briceva.


Bessarabia SIG #Bessarabia Thank you: map translation complete! #bessarabia

Patricia Klindienst <epk13@...>
 

The swift response to my request for help translating the beautiful old map of Bessarabia into
English means I now have a complete translation, thanks to a generous volunteer in Israel and
another >from Germany. This is the beauty of JewishGen!

Now the project goes to a graphic designer, to see if/how we can create an English twin. I will
post it if/when we are successful.

This is one extraordinary community.

Patricia Klindienst
Guilford, CT
USA

SPIWAK /SPIVAK of Orgeyev & Kishinev, Bessarabia; Mendoza, Argentina; and Queens.
SCHAPOSCHNIK / ZAPOSNEK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Elisavetgrad, or Mendoza, and their
related names, SHAPIN, SHAPIRO of Mendoza, Argentina, Chile, Canada, and the US.
SCHOCHETMAN of Odessa (who became SCHACHT in the US). MILSTEIN of Orgeyev &
Kishinev. WOLMAN / VOLLMAN of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Capresti.
TSAREVKAN/CIRIFCAN/SARAFCONN of Orgeyev, Teleneshti, Uruguay, becoming COHEN in
the US. BELINKSY of Odessa and Philadelphia. KALIK of Orgeyev, Kishinev, Argentina.
LICHT of Briceva.