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Naming Children #lithuania

JM <jmorzil1@...>
 

I have always assumed that it was a custom to name children after recently
deceased relatives as many people have pointed out. I recently acquired a
copy of the social security application of an uncle (Mother's brother). He
wrote his middle name as Samuel, which is the first name of his father (my
grandfather). The application was dated 1937 and my grandfather was alive
and well until the middle 1960's. Both grandparents were Ashkenazi so there
were exceptions to the custom.

Linda Morzillo
Saratoga Springs, NY
jmorzil1@nycap.rr.com

Researching:
SCHNEIDER, PRESS in Kovno
AMCHIVSLOVSKY in Rostov
KAGAN/COHEN in Oshmyany
KOSOFSKY in Shchuchyn


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Naming Children #lithuania

JM <jmorzil1@...>
 

I have always assumed that it was a custom to name children after recently
deceased relatives as many people have pointed out. I recently acquired a
copy of the social security application of an uncle (Mother's brother). He
wrote his middle name as Samuel, which is the first name of his father (my
grandfather). The application was dated 1937 and my grandfather was alive
and well until the middle 1960's. Both grandparents were Ashkenazi so there
were exceptions to the custom.

Linda Morzillo
Saratoga Springs, NY
jmorzil1@nycap.rr.com

Researching:
SCHNEIDER, PRESS in Kovno
AMCHIVSLOVSKY in Rostov
KAGAN/COHEN in Oshmyany
KOSOFSKY in Shchuchyn


Kosovo and the Holocuast - Thread Closed #yizkorbooks

Martin Kessel <mkessel@...>
 

Although the discussion that I began on Kosovo and the Holocaust may have
started out somewhat related to yizkor books, it has generated a political
discussion that is outside the scope of the Yizkor Book List. Therefore
this thread must now be closed.

We had a record 11 messages on this topic within the last 24 hours --
reflecting the concern all of us have about the situation in Kosovo.
Unfortunately, the issues and controversies this has stirred up cannot be
resolved here.



Martin Kessel, Project Manager mkessel@jewishgen.org
JewishGen Yizkor Book Project

For information about the Yizkor Book Project,
visit our Web page at: <http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/>
or send a blank e-mail message to: <yizkor2@jewishgen.org>


Yizkor Books #YizkorBooks Kosovo and the Holocuast - Thread Closed #yizkorbooks

Martin Kessel <mkessel@...>
 

Although the discussion that I began on Kosovo and the Holocaust may have
started out somewhat related to yizkor books, it has generated a political
discussion that is outside the scope of the Yizkor Book List. Therefore
this thread must now be closed.

We had a record 11 messages on this topic within the last 24 hours --
reflecting the concern all of us have about the situation in Kosovo.
Unfortunately, the issues and controversies this has stirred up cannot be
resolved here.



Martin Kessel, Project Manager mkessel@jewishgen.org
JewishGen Yizkor Book Project

For information about the Yizkor Book Project,
visit our Web page at: <http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/>
or send a blank e-mail message to: <yizkor2@jewishgen.org>


Resources #hungary

Rakoff125
 

friends,
I recall someone searching for information on the Knights of Pythias. My Dad
belonged to the Queens, NY chapter which meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of
each month at CastleHall Temple Beth Shalom, Northern Blvd. & 172 Street,
Flushing, NY. (and we still get the newsletter after 15 years!) They have a
cemetary committee and a bunch of committees. The editor of the newsletter is
Steve Zornberg, : STEVIEZ19@aol.com

For cemetary information, my grandfather, Fred Gelberg, who was of Roumanian
ancestry belonged to the Samuel Tichner society, and is buried in their site
at Mt. Carmel cemetary. I see the American Jewish Historical Society has a
1926 booklet >from the Landsmanschaft dinner which lists 75 officers and
members. I hope to get a look at it when I have time to get over there, which
may not be for several weeks. If there are names you wish me to look for
please email me privately.

Finally, Grandpa Fred Gelberg, born 1899, Eldridge Street, Lower East Side of
NYC, was a member of the Whittier Club. A social/athletic club of young
Jewish men that, I think, may have been tied in with the Y but I am not sure.
I have a picture of a group of them; there are no names other than my gf that
I can identify. write me if you wish to explore this information.

Linda Rakoff, Newton, MA




Searching: ASCHNER- Hradiste, Bresova, Kaschau(Kosice. SK now), SpisskaNovy
Ves (aka Iglo, Yglo),Wien BAUER, Hedwig-Wien BUCHWALD- Wien, Budapest,
LOW'Y-Hradiste, Spisska Novy Ves GELBERG/LIPSHITZ-Galati GOLDMAN(N), LANGER
-Kosice, Spisska Novy Ves, Bolyar POLATSECK-Kosice KOOPER, LISSAUER-Losonc,
Miskolz KOHN, STINGL: Wien, Bratislava RAKOFF-Kelce, Russia GORDON-Vilna
MELTZER, RIESENBERG, PERLBINDER, DRANSCH, LICHTENTAL, LADENHEIM-- Horodenka,
Galicia BRETTSCHNEIDER, Galicia


Hungary SIG #Hungary Resources #hungary

Rakoff125
 

friends,
I recall someone searching for information on the Knights of Pythias. My Dad
belonged to the Queens, NY chapter which meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of
each month at CastleHall Temple Beth Shalom, Northern Blvd. & 172 Street,
Flushing, NY. (and we still get the newsletter after 15 years!) They have a
cemetary committee and a bunch of committees. The editor of the newsletter is
Steve Zornberg, : STEVIEZ19@aol.com

For cemetary information, my grandfather, Fred Gelberg, who was of Roumanian
ancestry belonged to the Samuel Tichner society, and is buried in their site
at Mt. Carmel cemetary. I see the American Jewish Historical Society has a
1926 booklet >from the Landsmanschaft dinner which lists 75 officers and
members. I hope to get a look at it when I have time to get over there, which
may not be for several weeks. If there are names you wish me to look for
please email me privately.

Finally, Grandpa Fred Gelberg, born 1899, Eldridge Street, Lower East Side of
NYC, was a member of the Whittier Club. A social/athletic club of young
Jewish men that, I think, may have been tied in with the Y but I am not sure.
I have a picture of a group of them; there are no names other than my gf that
I can identify. write me if you wish to explore this information.

Linda Rakoff, Newton, MA




Searching: ASCHNER- Hradiste, Bresova, Kaschau(Kosice. SK now), SpisskaNovy
Ves (aka Iglo, Yglo),Wien BAUER, Hedwig-Wien BUCHWALD- Wien, Budapest,
LOW'Y-Hradiste, Spisska Novy Ves GELBERG/LIPSHITZ-Galati GOLDMAN(N), LANGER
-Kosice, Spisska Novy Ves, Bolyar POLATSECK-Kosice KOOPER, LISSAUER-Losonc,
Miskolz KOHN, STINGL: Wien, Bratislava RAKOFF-Kelce, Russia GORDON-Vilna
MELTZER, RIESENBERG, PERLBINDER, DRANSCH, LICHTENTAL, LADENHEIM-- Horodenka,
Galicia BRETTSCHNEIDER, Galicia


Re: Crechineff and Chokoy #hungary

Cherie Korer <korer@...>
 

Susanna Vendel asked about the location of Kretchniv. I will send you
the email I sent our small group awhile ago on this subject. I located
Kretchnif thanks to David Lebovitz loaning me the Maramouras Book.
Today it is called Craciunesti. It's in Romania 5.2 miles ENE from
Sighet. The co-ordinates of Craciuesti are 4758 2359.

Let me take this opportunity to tell everyone about my family's new
Seder tradition. This year we remembered those of our family and of all
families who perished in the Holocaust. We read the names of the fallen
and their relationship to us and the date they were deported (if known).
(My research since 1991 has uncovered 35 souls.) We then lit Yarseit
candles and had a moment of silence. Our joyous seder became very solemn
then, but everyone said it was very meaningful.

I saw "Life is Beautiful" last night and it reminded me of a story of
heroism in my own family. Does anyone know a Kaplinsky family, whose
father gave his life to save his wife and child in the Ghetto of
Baranovitz (in Belarus). The wife and child imigrated to America after
the Holocaust.

Regards to everyone, and thanks!

Cherie Korer
Scottsdale, AZ


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: Crechineff and Chokoy #hungary

Cherie Korer <korer@...>
 

Susanna Vendel asked about the location of Kretchniv. I will send you
the email I sent our small group awhile ago on this subject. I located
Kretchnif thanks to David Lebovitz loaning me the Maramouras Book.
Today it is called Craciunesti. It's in Romania 5.2 miles ENE from
Sighet. The co-ordinates of Craciuesti are 4758 2359.

Let me take this opportunity to tell everyone about my family's new
Seder tradition. This year we remembered those of our family and of all
families who perished in the Holocaust. We read the names of the fallen
and their relationship to us and the date they were deported (if known).
(My research since 1991 has uncovered 35 souls.) We then lit Yarseit
candles and had a moment of silence. Our joyous seder became very solemn
then, but everyone said it was very meaningful.

I saw "Life is Beautiful" last night and it reminded me of a story of
heroism in my own family. Does anyone know a Kaplinsky family, whose
father gave his life to save his wife and child in the Ghetto of
Baranovitz (in Belarus). The wife and child imigrated to America after
the Holocaust.

Regards to everyone, and thanks!

Cherie Korer
Scottsdale, AZ


Used notebook / laptop computer needed by JRI-Poland #poland

Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
 

Jewish Records Indexing - Poland urgently needs a used 486 or
pentium notebook computer for our data entry team in Warsaw.
This notebook computer will be used for on-site work at branches
of the archives. (Monochrome will be acceptable.)

Specifically, the notebook computer will be used for work related
to the JRI-Poland / Polish State archives project which is indexing
Jewish vital records not filmed by the Mormons (LDS). That's
because some years do not have index pages and indices must
be created >from the actual records and the work can only be
done on the archives' premises.

If you have a used notebook computer gathering dust, or your
company is upgrading and may be willing to donate it to this
worthwhile project, we will arrange to get it to Warsaw. In
accordance with IRS regulations, and our 501 status, a tax
receipt will be issued for the current market value of the computer.

We have several volunteers who have offered to carry the notebook
computer to Poland. Now we need a JRI-Poland supporter to
come forward!

Yes, this is a repeat post... In response to our initial request,
there were offers of desk top computers but regrettably, only a
portable computer will serve our purposes.

If you can help, please contact one of the following:

JRI-Poland Webmaster, Steve Zedeck: Saz@jlc.net
JRI-Poland Coordinator, Stanley Diamond: SMSDiamond@aol.com


Re: Stolen Yizkor books - An appeal #general

alehrer <alehrer@...>
 

I have one copy of a Yizkor Book for Korczyna (Yad Vashems catalogue number
0367). I would rather keep it than donate it since it is the only book I
have to connect me with my mothers familys town. I do not mind bringing it
to Yad Vashem to copy or look at if they so wish. If not, I may be able to
find out where another copy could be obtained.
Please contact me privately.

Avi Lehrer
alehrer@netvision.net.il


JRI Poland #Poland Used notebook / laptop computer needed by JRI-Poland #poland

Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
 

Jewish Records Indexing - Poland urgently needs a used 486 or
pentium notebook computer for our data entry team in Warsaw.
This notebook computer will be used for on-site work at branches
of the archives. (Monochrome will be acceptable.)

Specifically, the notebook computer will be used for work related
to the JRI-Poland / Polish State archives project which is indexing
Jewish vital records not filmed by the Mormons (LDS). That's
because some years do not have index pages and indices must
be created >from the actual records and the work can only be
done on the archives' premises.

If you have a used notebook computer gathering dust, or your
company is upgrading and may be willing to donate it to this
worthwhile project, we will arrange to get it to Warsaw. In
accordance with IRS regulations, and our 501 status, a tax
receipt will be issued for the current market value of the computer.

We have several volunteers who have offered to carry the notebook
computer to Poland. Now we need a JRI-Poland supporter to
come forward!

Yes, this is a repeat post... In response to our initial request,
there were offers of desk top computers but regrettably, only a
portable computer will serve our purposes.

If you can help, please contact one of the following:

JRI-Poland Webmaster, Steve Zedeck: Saz@jlc.net
JRI-Poland Coordinator, Stanley Diamond: SMSDiamond@aol.com


JRI Poland #Poland Re: Stolen Yizkor books - An appeal #poland

alehrer <alehrer@...>
 

I have one copy of a Yizkor Book for Korczyna (Yad Vashems catalogue number
0367). I would rather keep it than donate it since it is the only book I
have to connect me with my mothers familys town. I do not mind bringing it
to Yad Vashem to copy or look at if they so wish. If not, I may be able to
find out where another copy could be obtained.
Please contact me privately.

Avi Lehrer
alehrer@netvision.net.il


Re: jri-pl digest: April 04, 1999 #poland

Peter Jassem <jassep@...>
 

To those living in Toronto and area or visiting:

------------------------------------------------------------------
The Polish-Jewish Heritage Foundation of Canada
invites you to a lecture by
Prof. Gershon Hundert,
Department of History
McGill University
POLAND - PARADISE FOR JEWS?
19:00, Tuesday, 1 June 1999
Workmen's Circle
Toronto, 471 Lawrence Ave. W.
(Bathurst and Lawrence)
Admission Free
------------------------------------------------------------------

Peter Jassem, member of P.J.H.F.


JRI Poland #Poland RE: jri-pl digest: April 04, 1999 #poland

Peter Jassem <jassep@...>
 

To those living in Toronto and area or visiting:

------------------------------------------------------------------
The Polish-Jewish Heritage Foundation of Canada
invites you to a lecture by
Prof. Gershon Hundert,
Department of History
McGill University
POLAND - PARADISE FOR JEWS?
19:00, Tuesday, 1 June 1999
Workmen's Circle
Toronto, 471 Lawrence Ave. W.
(Bathurst and Lawrence)
Admission Free
------------------------------------------------------------------

Peter Jassem, member of P.J.H.F.


Re: yizkor digest: April 04, 1999 #yizkorbooks

Nancy Weissman <nweissman@...>
 

do not keep silent. I may disagree with what some of you say, but I am
improved by reading it, and my opinions are refined by having such fine
resistance. Keep the conversation courteous and respectful and going.
--Nancy Weissman


Yizkor Books #YizkorBooks Re: yizkor digest: April 04, 1999 #yizkorbooks

Nancy Weissman <nweissman@...>
 

do not keep silent. I may disagree with what some of you say, but I am
improved by reading it, and my opinions are refined by having such fine
resistance. Keep the conversation courteous and respectful and going.
--Nancy Weissman


Kolki #yizkorbooks

SelmaN@...
 

Debbie Adelstein, Freya Blitstein Maslov,
Naomi Fatouros, Mark R. Heckman, and possibly others, recently
wrote about Kolki and Olyka (Volhynia Digest). My WAGMAN, PEPPER,
SCHMOISH, GALOON, DEUTSCH, LEVIN families were originally from
Kolki. HARRY WAGMAN married RACHEL HAMER - they lived in Olyka
before coming to Philadelphia, PA USA. The PEPPER family lived in
Turysk before emigrating to the US. SOSEL SCHMOISH married ISRAEL
PERLMUTER and they lived in Krichilsk. Her sister married
KANDELMAN, the Tsadik of Trochenbrod. MOLLIE SCHMOISH married BEN
ZION LEVIN in Kolki - came to Phila. BESSIE SCHMOISH married
BORIS CARPEL - settled in Washington, DC. BRINDEL WAGMAN married
ISAAC DEUTSCH in Kolki - came to Phila. The GALOON family is still
unknown to me, but I believe they went to Argentina and Uruguay.
Over the last several years I've collected names of Kolki
families (>from JewishGen, JGFF, ship manifests, etc.). I just
received a copy of the Kolki Yizkor Book (Yiddish), together with
the translation of the Table of Contents and captions under some of
the pictures. If your family came >from Kolki, and you would like
to send me the family name(s), I will add you to my list. I have
a plan (well, a loose plan) to put all this info together and post
it to the Volhynia, Shtetl and Yizkor Book Sigs. Then I'd like to
see a Kolki webpage, and finally begin the process to have the
Yizkor Book translated. I need a lot of help. I can no longer use
any of the search engines in JewishGen, but I'll ask someone in
Philadelphia to search JGFF and send me a list of Kolki
researchers. However, I'd ask that you search your own family
names in JGFF and send me the names of the researchers.
I'm open to all ideas and suggestions of how to do any and all of
the above. BUT, please note, that my beloved computer is a 486,
with Windows 3.1, and AOL 3.0 -- and I'm not upgrading now.
Selma Neubauer
Philadelphia, PA
SelmaN@aol.com


Yizkor Books #YizkorBooks Kolki #yizkorbooks

SelmaN@...
 

Debbie Adelstein, Freya Blitstein Maslov,
Naomi Fatouros, Mark R. Heckman, and possibly others, recently
wrote about Kolki and Olyka (Volhynia Digest). My WAGMAN, PEPPER,
SCHMOISH, GALOON, DEUTSCH, LEVIN families were originally from
Kolki. HARRY WAGMAN married RACHEL HAMER - they lived in Olyka
before coming to Philadelphia, PA USA. The PEPPER family lived in
Turysk before emigrating to the US. SOSEL SCHMOISH married ISRAEL
PERLMUTER and they lived in Krichilsk. Her sister married
KANDELMAN, the Tsadik of Trochenbrod. MOLLIE SCHMOISH married BEN
ZION LEVIN in Kolki - came to Phila. BESSIE SCHMOISH married
BORIS CARPEL - settled in Washington, DC. BRINDEL WAGMAN married
ISAAC DEUTSCH in Kolki - came to Phila. The GALOON family is still
unknown to me, but I believe they went to Argentina and Uruguay.
Over the last several years I've collected names of Kolki
families (>from JewishGen, JGFF, ship manifests, etc.). I just
received a copy of the Kolki Yizkor Book (Yiddish), together with
the translation of the Table of Contents and captions under some of
the pictures. If your family came >from Kolki, and you would like
to send me the family name(s), I will add you to my list. I have
a plan (well, a loose plan) to put all this info together and post
it to the Volhynia, Shtetl and Yizkor Book Sigs. Then I'd like to
see a Kolki webpage, and finally begin the process to have the
Yizkor Book translated. I need a lot of help. I can no longer use
any of the search engines in JewishGen, but I'll ask someone in
Philadelphia to search JGFF and send me a list of Kolki
researchers. However, I'd ask that you search your own family
names in JGFF and send me the names of the researchers.
I'm open to all ideas and suggestions of how to do any and all of
the above. BUT, please note, that my beloved computer is a 486,
with Windows 3.1, and AOL 3.0 -- and I'm not upgrading now.
Selma Neubauer
Philadelphia, PA
SelmaN@aol.com


Kosovo and the Holocaust #yizkorbooks

Ruth Grant <rgrant1@...>
 

My dictionary's (Webster's New collegiate Dictionary) definition of the word holocaust is:
1. a sacrifice consumed by fire
2. a thorough destruction esp. by fire

Seems that no one born since the end of WWII has learned a thing from
history. Who was it said "those who do not learn >from the past are doomed
to repeat it"?
It doesn't matter whether or not this business in Kosovo is just like,
similar to, or not even related to the Holocaust. Genocide is NOT to be
condoned for whatever so-called reason. This world has become to small for
any of us not to live in peace.

As for Mr. Tunkel, his view of history seems to be a bit skewed when it
comes to Germany and the Arabs as it/they pertains to the Jews. It may be
better if Mr. Tunkel keeps silent.

Ruth Grant
Scarborough, ME


Yizkor Books #YizkorBooks Kosovo and the Holocaust #yizkorbooks

Ruth Grant <rgrant1@...>
 

My dictionary's (Webster's New collegiate Dictionary) definition of the word holocaust is:
1. a sacrifice consumed by fire
2. a thorough destruction esp. by fire

Seems that no one born since the end of WWII has learned a thing from
history. Who was it said "those who do not learn >from the past are doomed
to repeat it"?
It doesn't matter whether or not this business in Kosovo is just like,
similar to, or not even related to the Holocaust. Genocide is NOT to be
condoned for whatever so-called reason. This world has become to small for
any of us not to live in peace.

As for Mr. Tunkel, his view of history seems to be a bit skewed when it
comes to Germany and the Arabs as it/they pertains to the Jews. It may be
better if Mr. Tunkel keeps silent.

Ruth Grant
Scarborough, ME