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Re: I need an address in Magdeburg Germany before 1938 #germany

Andreas Schwab
 

The 1932 Magdeburg directory is online here: https://wiki.genealogy.net/Magdeburg/Adressbuch_1932
Navigation liks: Gehe zu Seite (go to page), vorherige Seite (previous page), nächste Seite (next page).
For a list of online historical directories in Germany see https://wiki.genealogy.net/Kategorie:Online-Adressbuch
--
Andreas Schwab, Montreal, Canada


JGS of Santa Cruz invites you to : Central Database of Shoah Victim's at Yad Vashem on June 11 #announcements #holocaust #records

Leah Kushner
 

Santa Cruz Jewish Genealogy Society  invites you to  

 Speaker: Guest Speaker: Serafima Velkovich

The Central Database of Shoah  Victimsʼ Names and

               Other Sources at Yad Vashem   


Sunday June 12, 11am Pacific Time/ 4pm Eastern

PLEASE NOTE the earlier start time.


Guest RSVP: 

Free to Members, $5.00 to Guests 

Description:    Yad Vashem, a living memorial to the Holocaust, houses a huge collection of materials. This lecture highlights new features and materials of the Database, as well as offer “tips” on utilizing it to the fullest. Serafima will also guide us to other Yad Vashem online sources that are relevant for genealogists. 

Bio: Serafima Velkovich is the Head of the Family Roots Research Section in the Reference and Information Department of the Yad Vashem Archives division. She has been working at Yad Vashem for 16 years. She is also a PhD Candidate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  Serafima was closely involved in the work on names material in Yad Vashem`s databases. At the same time, the main research field is family roots. She lectures on the use of Yad Vashem resources for genealogical and other research to various groups, as well as to visiting genealogists and organizations who make use of genealogical tools for their research.  She participates in international conferences and films on Holocaust topics.

Zoom link will be sent to your email the week of the event, please check your Spam folder.

For more information or membership information membership@...

co-sponsor- Chadeish Yameinu

Leah Kushner, President SCJGS

president@...

Visit our website: https://scjgs.org

Subscribers:  If you already registered for this event via PayPal, you are on our  RSVP list and will receive the Zoom link the week of the event.  

 


Liberation from a Shoah Ghost: The Girl on the Wall #announcements #holocaust #jgs-iajgs

Linda Kelley
 

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon invites you to a free Zoom program:
Liberation from a Shoah Ghost:  The Girl on the Wall, with Preeva Adler Tramiel.
Preeva is a second-generation Holocaust survivor; her father, Samuel Adler, also called Adler Hershi, was from Transcarpathia.
All of our programs feature automatically transcribed closed captions.
Register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
http://sites.rootsweb.com/~orjgs/

Linda Wolfe Kelley,
JGSO Secretary
Portland, OR, USA


Re: Hebrew Reformatory, Plainview NY Early 1900's #usa

Lin Mor
 

I grew up in Plainview, never heard about that. I just looked at the entry on Wikipedia. No mention, but please do read it because it mentions the fact that there was another Plainview somewhere in NYS which caused a post office dilemma. May I suggest you contact the Plainview Public Library (999 Old Country Rd, Plainview, NY 11803 or call (516) 938-0077

There is a neighboring place called Plainedge. 

Sorry, can't help more, but at least here is a place to ask and librarians love to do research!!

Linda Cohen Morzillo

Saratoga Springs, NY

 

Researching:

 

PRESS and SCHNEIDER in Vidukle and other Raseiniai towns

AMCHISLAVSKY and ERLICHMAN in Rostov-on-Don and previously Kozelets and Oster, Chernigov Gubernia

COHEN/KAGAN and BORNSTEIN in Oshmiany and France

KOSOFSKY in Shchuchyn, near Lida, Belarus

SWOTINSKY in Grodno Gubernia Poland/Russia/Belarus



Immigration from Palestine in the 19th C #israel

Stuart
 

I learned that my great uncle emigrated from Jerusalem in 1878 based on a US passport application he filled out many years later.  I have tried to find databases from the Ottoman era and Israel.  The application said he came on a ship from Jaffa but did not name the ship.  I assume there was an intermediate stop. I was looking at the Hamburg passenger lists and similar databases having difficulty verifying.  Is anyone familiar with emigration from 19th C Jerusalem to Europe and the US or can point me in a direction?
 
Thank you.
 
Stuart Lichtman


Question: mail address of Albert Braunstein Melbourne, #germany

Omer Vanvoorden
 

Good evening,

I would like to have the  mail address of Albert Braunstein Melbourne,

mentioned in the Discussion Group Germany.

Thanks for help.

Omer Vanvoorden  

146720


Re: agencies Aiding WW2 Survivors #records

Relly coleman
 

DOes anyone know if OSE  "Œuvre de secours aux enfants"  (Childrens Aid Society) is still in existence?  

I found a document in the archives of  'Beit Lohamei HaGetaot' in Israel, showing that OSE provided aid for my 2 year old brother in Wloclawek in 1946. There may be other information at OSE about the family and I wonder who has actual possession of the OSE/Poland documents from that period. 

And a related question, what other charities operated in Poland after the war who may have given aid to returning survivors, and is their archive searchable? 

Many thanks,
Relly Coleman

FELD (Dobrzyn nad Wisla)
WARSZAWSKI (Dobrzyn nad Wisla)
FUDALOWICZ (Szrensk, Zychlin, Kutno)
WASSERSTEIN (Wloclawek, Warsaw, Mszczonów)


Re: Jewish Summer Camps #usa

Richard Kurshan
 

I have photos of my father and uncle at Camp Pokanoket and at Stissing Lake Camp during the 1920's. I think they were in New York, north of the City. Would love to hear from anyone who has information about either camp.

Richard Kurshan
Researching
KURSHAN-Kurseniai, Klykoliai, Lithuania
BLANK-Russia
MEYER-Russia,Poland
ROSENTHAL-Russia
JONAP-Hungary
FRIEDMAN-Hungary


I need an address in Magdeburg Germany before 1938 #germany

Chaya Lerner
 

Hi
Im looking for my grandparents’ address in Magdeburg Germany before 1938. How can I find this info? 
Thank you
Chaya Lerner


University of Washington students build expertise in Yizkor Book translation #translation #yizkorbooks

Laurence Broun
 

Last week at the University of Washington in Seattle, students Ofir Horovitz, Noa Etzyon and Eiden Brewer attended the university's Undergraduate Research Symposium to share lessons learned from their work translating the Yizkor Book of Mizoch. Their work has been done under the supervision of Professor Naomi Sokoloff, chair of the Near Eastern Languages and Civilization department. "I am so proud of them," said Sokoloff, "and I saw that lots of people were gathered around their poster and interested in the project." 

 

These three students are among ten students and faculty at University of Washington contributing to the Yizkor Book project. Working as a team, Horovitz, Etzyon and Brewer translated four chapters, including the heartrending essay The Horrible Days

Other chapters have been translated from the original Hebrew text by students at George Washington University in DC, and from Yiddish by a student at the University of Texas in Austin.
--
Larry (Itzik Leib) Broun
Washington, DC | USA
e-mail: Laurencebroun@...


Oleszyce - Schwartz Family from this town #poland #romania

Jacob Walzer
 

Hi,
Anyone in the group have any connection to the city Oleszyce? Or to the Schwartz family in this town? 

My Paternal grandfather's mother was Malka Mala,
The daughter of Nachmon Walzer and Chaja Rachel Schwartz. I did find them on jripoland.  It seems like they had many children.  
Malka Mala married Yitzchok Meir Berg. And they lived in Moscicka. 
I did find her name as well with her children's birth. 
But I'm trying to find more information on the Schwartz family and the Walzer family.  
I only got back as far as her parents. 
My late grandfather Chanina Walzer,  survived the war. 
He kept his mother's maiden name Walzer.
So that's why we use the name Walzer.

I've also met Walzer's but I so far couldn't connect to see if they were originally from there. Since they are from Romania. But I was told that they may have moved there before the first war.

If anyone has any information for me I'd appreciate it very much.

All the best, 
Jacob Walzer 
Galicaresearch@...


Re: British citizenship #unitedkingdom #poland

Caroline Gurney <research@...>
 

Unfortunately, incoming passenger lists only survive for voyages originating outside Europe / the Mediterranean: https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/passengers

A small number of aliens' registration cards have survived for the period 1918-1957: https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/aliens-registration-cards-1918-1957. There are also records of enemy aliens who were interned: https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/internees (unlikely to apply in your father's case).

Naturalisation would have been required for a British passport. Records are available up until 1986: https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/naturalisation-british-citizenship.

Caroline Gurney
Bristol, UK


Offering Mt. Carmel Cemetery photos (Queens, NY) #photographs #usa

A. E. Jordan
 

I am starting to plan a photo trip to Mt. Carmel Cemetery A few people are asking about Mt Zion in Glendale. Queens, NY so if the weather continues to improve I am happy to make a trip there to get photos.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Process I follow is fairly simple in offering to take photos for people.
 
You ID the grave from the cemetery's online database and send me the details. I take a photo and email it to you and in turn I appreciate a few dollars to help defer the expense of doing this for everyone, ie gasoline money.
 
I am happy to help out where I can, but please don't send me a generic name and ask me to find the person at the cemetery and please don't send me around the cemetery to find the 20 people named Jack Cohen because one of them might possibly be your long lost cousin. The cemetery is massive and a few people have asked me to do that and it is a very slow process that takes a lot of time and gasoline, etc.
 
Also if you are asking for an infant or child's grave please tell me. They are mostly in separate areas of the plots and a lot of those graves do not have markers.
 
Mount Zion has an online database. It is better if you search the name on their database versus the commercial Find a Grave because the position information and data is better at the cemetery's page.
 
 
 
 
 
Feel free to ask me questions via email and ask about other NYC area cemeteries because I will visit most of them as the summer progresses. There's a few I do not go to because of distance or safety issues.
 
Please respect the discussion group and send your specific requests to me privately by replying to this email or my email address aejordan at aol dot com.
 
Allan Jordan
New York

Moderator note: Please respond privately to Allan with any questions. If you do not know how to reply directly to an individual, please see:

 

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Offering Mount Zion Cemetery photos (Queens, NY) #photographs #usa

A. E. Jordan
 

I am offering photos at Mt Zion Cemetery in Maspeth. Queens, N.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Process I follow is fairly simple in offering to take photos for people.
 
You ID the grave from the cemetery's online database and send me the details. I take a photo and email it to you and in turn I appreciate a few dollars to help defer the expense of doing this for everyone, ie gasoline money.
 
I am happy to help out where I can, but please don't send me a generic name and ask me to find the person at the cemetery and please don't send me around the cemetery to find the 20 people named Jack Cohen because one of them might possibly be your long lost cousin. The cemetery is massive and a few people have asked me to do that and it is a very slow process that takes a lot of time and gasoline, etc.
 
Also if you are asking for an infant or child's grave please tell me. They are mostly in separate areas of the plots and a lot of those graves do not have markers.
 
Mount Zion has an online database. It is better if you search the name on their database versus the commercial Find a Grave because the position information and data is better at the cemetery's page.
 
 
 
 
 
Feel free to ask me questions via email and ask about other NYC area cemeteries because I will visit most of them as the summer progresses. There's a few I do not go to because of distance or safety issues.
 
Please respect the discussion group and send your specific requests to me privately by replying to this email or my email address aejordan at aol dot com.
 
Allan Jordan
New York

Moderator note. Please respond privately to Allan with any questions. If you do not know how to reply directly to an individual, please see:

 

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Re: Seeking descendants of a Dr. Rachkovsky or Rotzkovski or Radkovski (or similar) of Haifa #holocaust

Walla Walla
 

I found his descendants in Haifa and Raanana. Leave me an email
I will send an address and phone
Ruch Pinchas
Israel

proc@... 

Moderator note: please respond privately 


Re: Translation of gravestone in Petah Tikva - Sgula #translation

davidmdubin@...
 

Just to add that the top line is taken from Proverbs 31:30
--
David Dubin
Teaneck, NJ


Re: imigration to the UK #unitedkingdom

Jill Whitehead
 

These records are also available on the FindmyPast website and on Ancestry UK version.

Jill Whitehead, Surrey, UK


British citizenship #unitedkingdom #poland

tony allan
 

My father came to the UK at the age of 16 from Danzig Poland in 1936. Two questions, are there any shipping records? and did you have to become naturalized to get a British passport?

Tony Allan (Golendziner)


Ellis Island 1906-1914 photos in color (CORRECTED!) #usa #photographs

deltagints@...
 

https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/ellis-island-immigrants-colorized/

Photographer Augustus Sherman.

Mr. Gints Neiburgs
in Riga, Latvia, EU
 
https://sites.google.com/site/genealogijalv/in-english


Mount Hebron Cemetery - Flushing, NY #photographs #usa

Rebecca Parmet
 

Is anyone going to Mount Hebron Cemetery in Flushing, NY in the near future? 

I have 2 graves which need to be photographed.  They are right next to one another.

--
Rebecca Parmet
drparmet@...
Havertown, PA

LACHMAN/LAKHMAN (Ukraine)

BUCHDRUCKER/BUCHDRIKER/BIKHDRIKER (Ukraine)

MILGENDLER/MILHANDLER/MILLANDER (Ukraine)

HIRSHMANN/HIRSHMAN (Estonia/Lavtiva/Ukraine)

 

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