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Stolperstein #poland

Gerald and Margaret
 

Has anyone had experience of installing Stolpersteine in Poland?

My paternal grandparents, Adolf and Frieda (nee Masur) STEIN
lived in a small town, Kanth, now Katy Wroclawski, along the
railway line , 12 miles SW of Breslau, now called Wroclaw.
They were murdered in April 1942.

I would like to hear >from anyone who has applied in Poland
for permission to instal a Stolperstein - which level of
local council one should approach.

There were 4 Jewish families in this small town. I was
in contact with the daughter of Dr And Mrs Heidenfeld.
There were two others, the Jungmanns and a family who owned
a shoe shop. I would like to ask if any relatives would like
to commemorate their families.

Margaret Levin
London N 3


JRI Poland #Poland Stolperstein #poland

Gerald and Margaret
 

Has anyone had experience of installing Stolpersteine in Poland?

My paternal grandparents, Adolf and Frieda (nee Masur) STEIN
lived in a small town, Kanth, now Katy Wroclawski, along the
railway line , 12 miles SW of Breslau, now called Wroclaw.
They were murdered in April 1942.

I would like to hear >from anyone who has applied in Poland
for permission to instal a Stolperstein - which level of
local council one should approach.

There were 4 Jewish families in this small town. I was
in contact with the daughter of Dr And Mrs Heidenfeld.
There were two others, the Jungmanns and a family who owned
a shoe shop. I would like to ask if any relatives would like
to commemorate their families.

Margaret Levin
London N 3


Formation of email group about Isle of Man Internment #galicia

Tony Hausner
 

Several of us have recently activated an email group about Internment
on the Isle of Man. This is primarily during World War II but also applies
to World War I since internment by the British occurred then as well.

In my case, my parents and other family members, all of whom were
Jewish, escaped >from Vienna shortly after the Anschluss, when the
Germans took over Austria in 1938. Most of my Viennese family
members escaped to England. However, a year later most of them were
labeled by their local boards as "enemy aliens' and spent as much as a
year in separate camps on the Isle of Man.

To join our group, please send an email to me at thausner@gmail.com .

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


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Formation of email group about Isle of Man Internment #galicia

Tony Hausner
 

Several of us have recently activated an email group about Internment
on the Isle of Man. This is primarily during World War II but also applies
to World War I since internment by the British occurred then as well.

In my case, my parents and other family members, all of whom were
Jewish, escaped >from Vienna shortly after the Anschluss, when the
Germans took over Austria in 1938. Most of my Viennese family
members escaped to England. However, a year later most of them were
labeled by their local boards as "enemy aliens' and spent as much as a
year in separate camps on the Isle of Man.

To join our group, please send an email to me at thausner@gmail.com .

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


Re: Translation of word from unknown language #yizkorbooks #bessarabia

Flavio Baran <fdbaran@...>
 

Could it possibly be the Spanish “ferrocarril”? That means railway. Altho why they would use a Spanish word, I don’t know.

Nancy S

Maryland, USA

 

FINKELSTEIN, BOOKSTEIN/BUCHSTEEN, ALPER, LISS/LYSS, LEAF, LIFSCHITZ, LUSMAN

Radzivilow, Ukraine; Ostrog, Poland


Finding relatives

zaida67@...
 

Looking for family taub or family Bihari


Index of Jewish Surnames in Cairo in the 20th Century #sephardic

Abuwasta Abuwasta
 

I just published on Avotaynuonline.com an index of 1,689 surnames
of Jewish families which lived in Cairo during the 20th century with a
short introduction about the methodology and the sources I used. It is
certainly *not* a complete list and if I missed a surname you know
please please let me know. We can improve it only with your help. Here
is the link:

https://avotaynuonline.com/2019/12/index-of-jewish-surnames-of-20th-century-cairo

Jacob Rosen
Jerusalem


Sephardic SIG #Sephardim Index of Jewish Surnames in Cairo in the 20th Century #sephardic

Abuwasta Abuwasta
 

I just published on Avotaynuonline.com an index of 1,689 surnames
of Jewish families which lived in Cairo during the 20th century with a
short introduction about the methodology and the sources I used. It is
certainly *not* a complete list and if I missed a surname you know
please please let me know. We can improve it only with your help. Here
is the link:

https://avotaynuonline.com/2019/12/index-of-jewish-surnames-of-20th-century-cairo

Jacob Rosen
Jerusalem


REZNIKOV Y D "Yad Cohen" #rabbinic

Juan-Paul Burke <paysach12@...>
 

I'm looking for information about Yehuda Dov REZNIKOV who was in
Bloemfontein for a while and kept notes of shiurim >from Rabbi Shimon
SHKOP. These notes were later compiled into a book called "Yad Cohen" in
hebrew in Jerusalem 2003/4 5764. I'm also looking for a full copy of
this compilation.

Juan-Paul Burke


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic REZNIKOV Y D "Yad Cohen" #rabbinic

Juan-Paul Burke <paysach12@...>
 

I'm looking for information about Yehuda Dov REZNIKOV who was in
Bloemfontein for a while and kept notes of shiurim >from Rabbi Shimon
SHKOP. These notes were later compiled into a book called "Yad Cohen" in
hebrew in Jerusalem 2003/4 5764. I'm also looking for a full copy of
this compilation.

Juan-Paul Burke


Chanukah Gift Suggestion: Yizkor Books for Family Members #yizkorbooks

Joel Alpert
 

We'd like to suggest the perfect gift for family members interested in
finding out about where their ancestors came from. To see our
selection of books, please go to:
https://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/ybip.html

If you order 4 or more books, we will can offer reduced prices by
about $10 per book, contact jalp@comcast.net for specifics on how to
order.

Joel Alpert, Coordinator of the Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project of JewishGen


Yizkor Books #YizkorBooks Chanukah Gift Suggestion: Yizkor Books for Family Members #yizkorbooks

Joel Alpert
 

We'd like to suggest the perfect gift for family members interested in
finding out about where their ancestors came from. To see our
selection of books, please go to:
https://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/ybip.html

If you order 4 or more books, we will can offer reduced prices by
about $10 per book, contact jalp@comcast.net for specifics on how to
order.

Joel Alpert, Coordinator of the Yizkor-Books-In-Print Project of JewishGen


Krystynopol (Chervonograd) Vital Records #galicia

John Panzer
 

Would any member know if these records are available? They do not seem
to be in any Polish or Lviv Archives.

Many thanks,

John Panzer


Lwow Vital Records during Russian Occupation (1939-41) #galicia

John Panzer
 

Dear members --

I understand the Kehila did not maintain the Jewish community vital
records during the Russian occupation.

Would you know where these records for those living in Lwow during
1939-41 can be accessed?

Many thanks,

John Panzer


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Krystynopol (Chervonograd) Vital Records #galicia

John Panzer
 

Would any member know if these records are available? They do not seem
to be in any Polish or Lviv Archives.

Many thanks,

John Panzer


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Lwow Vital Records during Russian Occupation (1939-41) #galicia

John Panzer
 

Dear members --

I understand the Kehila did not maintain the Jewish community vital
records during the Russian occupation.

Would you know where these records for those living in Lwow during
1939-41 can be accessed?

Many thanks,

John Panzer


(Canada) Reports of Admissions and Rejections

Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

                                            


Canada has copies of their Admissions and Rejections Reports, they are accessible on the Canadian (Ancestry.ca) or worldwide version of Ancestry. Yes, Ancestry is a paid service, but for those in Canada many of the public libraries have the Canadian version, and Family Search Centers have it available in their centers, and in the US many public libraries also have subscriptions available. I am not knowledgeable if libraries in the UK, Europe, Australia or elsewhere also have the worldwide version available.

 

Manifests for 1908-35 are available at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) on microfilm and partially online.  This is a fascinating database for historians of Canadian migration and border control.  According to an article in Active history.ca  The Reports of Admissions and Rejections are broadsheet manifests on which immigration agents recorded details about each non-Canadian who appeared at border checkpoints, seeking to enter the country.  Information on each person, including name, age, sex, relationship of groups of travelers to one another, place of birth, nationality,” race or people”, language, religion, occupation in home country, intended occupation in Canada, destination, amount of money in possession, and mode of transportation.

 

The final column of the broadsheets (manifests)  indicates whether a traveler was admitted or rejected, the reason for rejection (i.e. a citation of the law or laws precluding admission), whether or not the decision was appealed, and the name or initials of the presiding officer.

 

An interesting story in told in the article, http://activehistory.ca/2019/11/rejected-border-crossing-records-and-histories-of-exclusion/ about a young Jewish Russian émigré living in New York, taking her two American-born sons on the train to Toronto to visit the Canadian wing of her family, Jewish émigrés from Russia.  When the train crossed the Niagara River from Buffalo and ground to a halt at the Canadian immigration checkpoint at Bridgeburg, the immigration agent declared that she and her boys would not be permitted to enter Canada.  Since she had been born in Russia and was not a naturalized United States citizen, in order to enter Canada legally she would need to travel directly from Russia. It did not matter that the two children were American born or that she had adequate funds for the time they would visit Canada.

 

The “law” denying entry was not only from the United States but also from Europe. The regulation was not applied to Americans or British subjects from the white dominions, who were excepted by P.C. 1923-183.  P.C. 23 refers to Order-in-Council 1914-23 a modified version of the continuous journey regulation issued after a judge deemed an older law invalid. While the regulation was used predominately to restrict Asian immigration, it stated that travelers seeking to enter Canada must have taken a “continuous journey” from their country of origin or citizenship.

 

It is worth reading the article by Edward Dunsworth as he has done considerable research on these records especially if you are researching tobacco growers from the US.  To read the article go to:

http://activehistory.ca/2019/11/rejected-border-crossing-records-and-histories-of-exclusion/

 

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

 

 

 

 


IAJGS Records Access Alert Postings-November 2019

Jan Meisels Allen
 

As mentioned previously, every month I post a listing of the IAJGS Records Access Alert topics from the previous month for you to see the variety of issues…some were posted on this discussion group but most were not—all postings are included below.

 

+             (Canada) Prince Edward Island Archives and Record Office Begins Move to New Location

 

+             (Canada) Supreme Court of Canada Reviewing Appeal to Strike Down Protection From Genetic Discrimination

 

+             (Czech Republic) Czech Government Approves Digital Tax on Internet Companies

 

+             DNA Testing and Law Enforcement Access to DNA Databases

 

+             The DNA Testing Companies Reply to Warrant Permitting Police Full Access to GEDmatch Database

 

+             (European Union) E-Privacy Regulation-Latest Draft Being Considered

 

+             (France) France to be first County in EU to Introduce Facial Recognition Software for Government Services

 

+             (France) French Media Organizations Launch Copyright Case Against Google

 

+             (Germany) Court Upheld Complaint for Right to be Forgotten to Convicted Murderer

 

+             Google Amassing Personal Medical Records

 

+             (UK) General Register Office Added Death Records Index from 1984-2019

 

+             CORRECTION UK General Register Office Added Death Records Index From 1984-2019

 

+             (United Kingdom) National Archives Blog Post on Safeguarding Their Nation's Story

 

+             (US) Copyright Alternative In Small-Claims Enforcement Legislation Passed House of Representatives in Senate

 

+             (US) USCIS Proposes Fee Increases for Genealogy Records

 

+             (US) More on USCIS Proposes Fee Increases for Genealogy Records

 

+             (US) Microsoft Will Use California's Consumer Protection Act Principles Throughout the United States

 

+             (US) New Bill Introduced in US Senate on Privacy: COPRA

 

+             (US) Online Privacy Act Introduced in House of Representatives

 

+             (US) Privacy and Personal Data-- Pew Research

 

+             (US) Requesting a Vital Record of a US Citizen When Occurrence Happened Abroad I

 

+             (US) Secretary of Commerce Ross Releases Statement of Results of Preliminary Census Test

 

+             (US) Senator John Thune Introduces "Filter Bubble Transparency Act

 

+             (US-CA) California Attorney General Sues Facebook Over Privacy Issues

 

+            ( US-NY) Governor Cuomo Signs NY Adoptees Getting Original Birth Certificates into Law --Effective January 15, 2020

 

+             (US-VT) University of Vermont Health Network Launches DNA Risk Screening Pilot Program

 

+             Warrant Issued Permitting Police Full Access to GEDmatch Database-- A Game Changer

 

 

IAJGS opened its Records Access Alerts to anyone who is interested.  This was announced previously.  We now have subscribers from many genealogical organizations not previously able to subscribe. To be on top of what is happening I encourage you to register for the Records Access Alerts to receive the information in a timely manner.  If you are interested in any of the above items, please register for the IAJGS Records Access Alert and look at them in the archives.  To register for the IAJGS Records Access Alert go to: http://lists.iajgs.org/mailman/listinfo/records-access-alerts and follow the instructions to enter your email address, full name and which genealogical organization you belong to-a society, SIG  or a subscriber of JewishGen, Avotaynu, Legal Genealogist  etc. You will receive an email response that you have to reply to, or the subscription will not be finalized. The alerts are archived and once you register you may access the archives at: http://lists.iajgs.org/mailman/private/records-access-alerts/

 

The IAJGS Records Access Alert is not a daily announcement list. Depending on what happens worldwide, there may be no postings for several days and other times there may be several in one day.

 

These are listed alphabetically not chronologically.  Each month the locales covered differ.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

 


research in Connecticut

philafrum
 

I hope a Genner in Connecticut will be able to get information about the following individuals.  I'm interested in anything about their respective journeys to the U.S. and their specific origins in Russia:

1.  Jacob Madelstein, age 28, was naturalized on September 26, 1894 in Common Pleas Court in New Haven, CT.  Volume 3, p. 793.

2.  Abraham Mandelstam, age 32, was naturalized on October 1, 1894 in Common Pleas Court, New Haven,CT.  Volume 3, p. 798.

3.  Samuel Ruttenberg, age 40, was naturalized on May 18, 1928  in U.S. District Court, New Haven.  

Many thanks.

Evan Fishman  ( ebf2001@...)
New Jersey

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Evan Fishman
New Jersey
MANDELSTEIN, LISNITZER, ADELMAN, PRESSEISEN, BURSTEIN, UDIN--Ukraine
FISHMAN--Terespol, Poland
FINKEL-- Brest Litovsk, Belarus


Polish translation of Barbasch entry

Milton Koch
 

I've posted a vital record in Polish for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM76042

Please decipher the SECOND entry information for Meyer Hersh Barbasch. I am interested in the written notes as well as other family names. Thank you.

Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.

Milton Koch

BARBASCH-Podvolochisk, Tarnopol

20441 - 20460 of 658762