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Re: Name Mical #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 18:22:39 UTC, bzs@... (Benzy Shani) opined:

The name Mem-Yod-Khaf-Lamed was fairly common in Europe (I believe that in a
totally different context another genner recently posted a list of famous
Rabbis who had the pairing Yekhiel Mikhel). The name is believed to be
Yiddish affectionate-diminutive of Mikha, and should not be confused with
the feminine name Mikhal, of Davidian notoriety.
To carry that one obvious step further, "Mikha" is a diminutive of
"Mikhael", in the same way that the English "Mike" is a diminutive of
the same name. There are other examples of this. For example, the man
whom we know as "Barukh ben Neriah", the secretary/biographer of the
prophet Jeremiah, is revealed in an archelogical find of a few years
ago as "Berakhiah ben Neriah"; nicknames are not a modern innovation.

Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, SURALSKI: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Dorohoi, and Mileanca, Romania

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Re: Name Mical #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 18:22:32 UTC, seforimlover@... (Yehuda Herskowitz)
opined:

Having just come across this discussion and noticed that the concensus is that
the name is Michael, I most respectfully disagree.

The name is Michel (not Michael and not Michal - both biblical names). The
name Michel usually went with the name Yechiel, but is used with other names
too. I know of men who are called Michel, living today, so this name is still
in use.

Best wishes,
Yehuda Herskowitz
Yehuda...

It is true that both Michael and Michal are Biblical names. What makes them easy
to tell apart is that:
(a) "Michael" means "Who is like God" and "Michal" doesn't (it isn't clear to
me what it means; and
(b) "Michael" is a masculine name and "Michal" feminine.

It is also true that "Michel" is sometimes ("usually" is an
exaggeration) coupled with "Yechiel". The reason this looks like a
seperate and distinct name is that it is corrupted phonetically by
speakers of Yiddish; what they are trying to say is "Michael", in the
same way that when Yiddish speakers say "Moishe", what they have in
mind is "Moshe". The rule to remember is that one name does not become
another by simply being mispronounced. For those who require other
illustrations of this, consider that the late Roman Catholic Pope is
generally called in English "John Paul", although those syllables
sound strange in his native Polish; in Poland he is invariably called
"Jan Pavel", in Russia "Ivan Pavel", in Spain "Juan Pablo", and in
Israel "Yoh.anan Paulus". Those are all the same two names, filtered
through the phonetic propensities of different linguistic cultures.

Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, SURALSKI: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Dorohoi, and Mileanca, Romania

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Name Mical #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 18:22:39 UTC, bzs@... (Benzy Shani) opined:

The name Mem-Yod-Khaf-Lamed was fairly common in Europe (I believe that in a
totally different context another genner recently posted a list of famous
Rabbis who had the pairing Yekhiel Mikhel). The name is believed to be
Yiddish affectionate-diminutive of Mikha, and should not be confused with
the feminine name Mikhal, of Davidian notoriety.
To carry that one obvious step further, "Mikha" is a diminutive of
"Mikhael", in the same way that the English "Mike" is a diminutive of
the same name. There are other examples of this. For example, the man
whom we know as "Barukh ben Neriah", the secretary/biographer of the
prophet Jeremiah, is revealed in an archelogical find of a few years
ago as "Berakhiah ben Neriah"; nicknames are not a modern innovation.

Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, SURALSKI: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Dorohoi, and Mileanca, Romania

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Name Mical #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 18:22:32 UTC, seforimlover@... (Yehuda Herskowitz)
opined:

Having just come across this discussion and noticed that the concensus is that
the name is Michael, I most respectfully disagree.

The name is Michel (not Michael and not Michal - both biblical names). The
name Michel usually went with the name Yechiel, but is used with other names
too. I know of men who are called Michel, living today, so this name is still
in use.

Best wishes,
Yehuda Herskowitz
Yehuda...

It is true that both Michael and Michal are Biblical names. What makes them easy
to tell apart is that:
(a) "Michael" means "Who is like God" and "Michal" doesn't (it isn't clear to
me what it means; and
(b) "Michael" is a masculine name and "Michal" feminine.

It is also true that "Michel" is sometimes ("usually" is an
exaggeration) coupled with "Yechiel". The reason this looks like a
seperate and distinct name is that it is corrupted phonetically by
speakers of Yiddish; what they are trying to say is "Michael", in the
same way that when Yiddish speakers say "Moishe", what they have in
mind is "Moshe". The rule to remember is that one name does not become
another by simply being mispronounced. For those who require other
illustrations of this, consider that the late Roman Catholic Pope is
generally called in English "John Paul", although those syllables
sound strange in his native Polish; in Poland he is invariably called
"Jan Pavel", in Russia "Ivan Pavel", in Spain "Juan Pablo", and in
Israel "Yoh.anan Paulus". Those are all the same two names, filtered
through the phonetic propensities of different linguistic cultures.

Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, SURALSKI: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Dorohoi, and Mileanca, Romania

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Maggid of Vilna in 1900 #general

Irene Galvin <igalvin@...>
 

Would anyone know the name of the Shtot Maggid of Vilna around 1899-1900? He
may also have been called the Moscover Rav. My grandmother was related to him.
Thank you.

Irene Galvin
Researching FLAUM/FLUM - Vilijampole/Slobodka, Kaunas/Kovno, Raseiniai
FARBER/FERBER, DUSHKES/DUSKES, KADISON - Vilijampole/Slobodka, Kaunas/Kovno
WEISBERG/WEISBORD, BERKMAN - Volozhin, Vilna

JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Maggid of Vilna in 1900 #general

Irene Galvin <igalvin@...>
 

Would anyone know the name of the Shtot Maggid of Vilna around 1899-1900? He
may also have been called the Moscover Rav. My grandmother was related to him.
Thank you.

Irene Galvin
Researching FLAUM/FLUM - Vilijampole/Slobodka, Kaunas/Kovno, Raseiniai
FARBER/FERBER, DUSHKES/DUSKES, KADISON - Vilijampole/Slobodka, Kaunas/Kovno
WEISBERG/WEISBORD, BERKMAN - Volozhin, Vilna

Divorce #unitedkingdom

MavAlan Shaffer <mavalan_shaffer@...>
 

Can anyone tell me please how to look up old divorce
records in the UK, either secular or Jewish?
Is there a website or a place to visit?

With thanks.

Mavis Shaffer
Essex, England


Researching AARONS (Minsk), LEIBISKI (Lithuania),
GUREVITCH (Minsk), GOLDSTEIN (Poland/Lithuania?)

JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Divorce #unitedkingdom

MavAlan Shaffer <mavalan_shaffer@...>
 

Can anyone tell me please how to look up old divorce
records in the UK, either secular or Jewish?
Is there a website or a place to visit?

With thanks.

Mavis Shaffer
Essex, England


Researching AARONS (Minsk), LEIBISKI (Lithuania),
GUREVITCH (Minsk), GOLDSTEIN (Poland/Lithuania?)

Fusgeyer books #romania

Sam Wolff <baalh@...>
 

Dear ROM-SIGers,

I just finished reading two recent books on the
Fusgeyers, those Jews who left Romania on foot in
order to arrive at various European ports on their way
to North America in the early 1900's, those books
being Jill Culiner, *Finding Home*[Moderator Note: Available at the JewishGen Mall]
and Stuart Tower, *The Wayfarers*. I am not sure if my relatives who left
Romania at this very time were fusgeyers or not. I
suspect that my Sephardi Romanian relatives were not,
since participation seems to have been an Ashkenazi
phenomenon, but my grandfather who left Braila at this
time might have been one. This is hardly the point,
however. What these books succeeded in doing, one
perhaps more so than the other, is to provide the
historical background concerning the phenomenon of
mass emigration- what circumstances caused the Jewish
population to up and leave in such large numbers at
this time.

I would be interested in hearing >from others who have
read these books to see if we agree about their
relative genealogical and entertainment value. If the
moderator prefers that we do this off list, feel free
to contact me privately. [MODERATOR NOTE: Please do this privately. Messages to the
List will not be published.]


Sam WOLFF, Jerusalem (formerly Chicago)

researching HARAVON and AMADO, Craiova; WOLFF, Braila; LIGIER, Bulgaria; SACHS, Prussia/Baltimore; SCHWEITZER, Russia/Chicago; FEIBEL, Germany; GOROVOY, Belarus/Chicago; BASKIN, Pinsk/Chicago; ROJESKY, Ukraine/Minneapolis; GORDON, Russia/Minnesota; KOSSOWER/KASSOWER/KAUFMAN and BERLEWI, Nowy Dwor, Poland/Chicago and TUCHTEN, Bucharest/Chicago.

Romania SIG #Romania Fusgeyer books #romania

Sam Wolff <baalh@...>
 

Dear ROM-SIGers,

I just finished reading two recent books on the
Fusgeyers, those Jews who left Romania on foot in
order to arrive at various European ports on their way
to North America in the early 1900's, those books
being Jill Culiner, *Finding Home*[Moderator Note: Available at the JewishGen Mall]
and Stuart Tower, *The Wayfarers*. I am not sure if my relatives who left
Romania at this very time were fusgeyers or not. I
suspect that my Sephardi Romanian relatives were not,
since participation seems to have been an Ashkenazi
phenomenon, but my grandfather who left Braila at this
time might have been one. This is hardly the point,
however. What these books succeeded in doing, one
perhaps more so than the other, is to provide the
historical background concerning the phenomenon of
mass emigration- what circumstances caused the Jewish
population to up and leave in such large numbers at
this time.

I would be interested in hearing >from others who have
read these books to see if we agree about their
relative genealogical and entertainment value. If the
moderator prefers that we do this off list, feel free
to contact me privately. [MODERATOR NOTE: Please do this privately. Messages to the
List will not be published.]


Sam WOLFF, Jerusalem (formerly Chicago)

researching HARAVON and AMADO, Craiova; WOLFF, Braila; LIGIER, Bulgaria; SACHS, Prussia/Baltimore; SCHWEITZER, Russia/Chicago; FEIBEL, Germany; GOROVOY, Belarus/Chicago; BASKIN, Pinsk/Chicago; ROJESKY, Ukraine/Minneapolis; GORDON, Russia/Minnesota; KOSSOWER/KASSOWER/KAUFMAN and BERLEWI, Nowy Dwor, Poland/Chicago and TUCHTEN, Bucharest/Chicago.

Romanian Jewish Name #romania

Sorin Goldenberg <SorinG@...>
 

This topic was addressed before, however I could not find yet
satisfactory answers, so I would like to raise this topic again.

It is known that a substantial percentage of Romanian jews have got
there during the 19th century >from Poland, Russia, etc. Those jews
brought with them their regular Ashkenazi surnames. Romanian jews were
called x sin y, or had Romanian names usually denoting ocupation
(Croitoru Cojocaru etc...).

Now my questions:

1. A simple one: is Sin a Romanian word or a derivate of the Yidish sohn
(sien).
2. Did you know of jews having the regular Ashkenazi surnames stop using
them and going back to the old way in Romania ?
3. Was there any chance of Romanian authorities in late 1800s, start of
1900s using only the x sin y although a real Ashkenazi but not Romanian
surname existed ? And the surname was kept in the family and
reintroduced ?
4. A most peculiar observation: Performing searches for surnames via
jewishgen; specifically looking at Tabele Barbatilor (20000 names
database >from 1942). If you seek a regular Ashkenazi surname - you get
answers >from all over Romania. However, if you seek for sin y surname,
most of the answers are >from Botosani (my home town). I've performed
searches for some common sin Y names and the pattern appeared. Any idea
why ?

Thanks


Sorin Goldenberg,

Israel




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Romania SIG #Romania Romanian Jewish Name #romania

Sorin Goldenberg <SorinG@...>
 

This topic was addressed before, however I could not find yet
satisfactory answers, so I would like to raise this topic again.

It is known that a substantial percentage of Romanian jews have got
there during the 19th century >from Poland, Russia, etc. Those jews
brought with them their regular Ashkenazi surnames. Romanian jews were
called x sin y, or had Romanian names usually denoting ocupation
(Croitoru Cojocaru etc...).

Now my questions:

1. A simple one: is Sin a Romanian word or a derivate of the Yidish sohn
(sien).
2. Did you know of jews having the regular Ashkenazi surnames stop using
them and going back to the old way in Romania ?
3. Was there any chance of Romanian authorities in late 1800s, start of
1900s using only the x sin y although a real Ashkenazi but not Romanian
surname existed ? And the surname was kept in the family and
reintroduced ?
4. A most peculiar observation: Performing searches for surnames via
jewishgen; specifically looking at Tabele Barbatilor (20000 names
database >from 1942). If you seek a regular Ashkenazi surname - you get
answers >from all over Romania. However, if you seek for sin y surname,
most of the answers are >from Botosani (my home town). I've performed
searches for some common sin Y names and the pattern appeared. Any idea
why ?

Thanks


Sorin Goldenberg,

Israel




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Hebrew name Shmule(k) Zanville? from Lodz #general

Jan BOUSSE <janbousse@...>
 

Hello,

I am researching a family TENCER in Lodz, Poland. One son in the States
remembers that his father, called Sigmund in the States, had as Hebrew name
Shmule(k) Zanville. He didn't seem too sure, so I am wondering if his memory
is correct. Shmulek or Szmulek is used by another descendant, I believe that
is a common name. But Zanville? Could he have mis-read or misunderstood
Samuel?

I have to request information >from the archives in Lodz, the events date
from 1870 up to 1907. I've found the references to the relevant records
thanks to Monica Leonards. They have Jewish births, marriages and deaths,
each time for the period 1826-1939. I've been looking up also the LDS films,
since I have a birth in 1870 the only relevant film I can see is FHL INTL
Film 767144 covering 1869-1870. Has anybody had any experience with the
archives or the LDS films?

Thanks,
Jan BOUSSE, Oostende, Belgium

MODERATOR NOTE: The Double name Shmuel Zanvil has been discussed here before.
Please check the Discussion Group Archives at:
http://data.jewishgen.org/wconnect/wc.dll?jg~jgsys~archpop

JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Hebrew name Shmule(k) Zanville? from Lodz #general

Jan BOUSSE <janbousse@...>
 

Hello,

I am researching a family TENCER in Lodz, Poland. One son in the States
remembers that his father, called Sigmund in the States, had as Hebrew name
Shmule(k) Zanville. He didn't seem too sure, so I am wondering if his memory
is correct. Shmulek or Szmulek is used by another descendant, I believe that
is a common name. But Zanville? Could he have mis-read or misunderstood
Samuel?

I have to request information >from the archives in Lodz, the events date
from 1870 up to 1907. I've found the references to the relevant records
thanks to Monica Leonards. They have Jewish births, marriages and deaths,
each time for the period 1826-1939. I've been looking up also the LDS films,
since I have a birth in 1870 the only relevant film I can see is FHL INTL
Film 767144 covering 1869-1870. Has anybody had any experience with the
archives or the LDS films?

Thanks,
Jan BOUSSE, Oostende, Belgium

MODERATOR NOTE: The Double name Shmuel Zanvil has been discussed here before.
Please check the Discussion Group Archives at:
http://data.jewishgen.org/wconnect/wc.dll?jg~jgsys~archpop

Re: Jewish named towns #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Wed, 14 Dec 2005 04:17:28 UTC, pzavon@... (Peter
Zavon) opined:

Most anything is possible, although if that happened I believe it is more
likely that the town was named by others to indicate a substantial Jewish
presence, rather than that Jews gave it such a name.

On the other hand, it may be worth noting that "zavad" or "zavod" is a root
word in Slavic languages. My understanding is that it relates to a worker
of the sort who works in a factory or workshop, as opposed to on a farm.

Peter Zavon
Penfield, NY

Actually, in Russian "zavod" is the factory, not the worker; not
surprising that a town can have such a name.

But in Polish, "zawod" (pronounced the same) is a competitive game. On
the other hand, "zawada" is an obstacle, which some towns are; the
plural of this word ("obstacles") is "zawady", which is pronounced
like the "Zavady" named by Ben below. Polish doesn't use the letter
"V", so the village of his forebears was likely Zawady. Perhaps access
to the place was difficult, or maybe it just had stubborn
inhabitants.

In any case, what we have here is yet another use of initial "Z" that
is not specifically Jewish. There are many more.


"Ben Forman" <ben.forman@...> wrote in message
I'm not sure this is relevant exactly to this discusion, but it is on the
topic of towns being named after the arrival of Jews to it. Some of my
German/Polish ancestors came >from a village near Posen called Zavadi, I had
assumed that this is what it was always called, but reading this thread it
made me wonder is Jews could have named the village, similarly to how I've
? read Sefad/Svat was named by Sefardic arrivals/founders, could a village in
Poland/Germany be named similarly for the same reason?
Sender: "Peter Zavon" <pzavon@...>
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, SURALSKI: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Dorohoi, and Mileanca, Romania

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Jewish named towns #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Wed, 14 Dec 2005 04:17:28 UTC, pzavon@... (Peter
Zavon) opined:

Most anything is possible, although if that happened I believe it is more
likely that the town was named by others to indicate a substantial Jewish
presence, rather than that Jews gave it such a name.

On the other hand, it may be worth noting that "zavad" or "zavod" is a root
word in Slavic languages. My understanding is that it relates to a worker
of the sort who works in a factory or workshop, as opposed to on a farm.

Peter Zavon
Penfield, NY

Actually, in Russian "zavod" is the factory, not the worker; not
surprising that a town can have such a name.

But in Polish, "zawod" (pronounced the same) is a competitive game. On
the other hand, "zawada" is an obstacle, which some towns are; the
plural of this word ("obstacles") is "zawady", which is pronounced
like the "Zavady" named by Ben below. Polish doesn't use the letter
"V", so the village of his forebears was likely Zawady. Perhaps access
to the place was difficult, or maybe it just had stubborn
inhabitants.

In any case, what we have here is yet another use of initial "Z" that
is not specifically Jewish. There are many more.


"Ben Forman" <ben.forman@...> wrote in message
I'm not sure this is relevant exactly to this discusion, but it is on the
topic of towns being named after the arrival of Jews to it. Some of my
German/Polish ancestors came >from a village near Posen called Zavadi, I had
assumed that this is what it was always called, but reading this thread it
made me wonder is Jews could have named the village, similarly to how I've
? read Sefad/Svat was named by Sefardic arrivals/founders, could a village in
Poland/Germany be named similarly for the same reason?
Sender: "Peter Zavon" <pzavon@...>
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, SURALSKI: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Dorohoi, and Mileanca, Romania

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Lying about paternity to protect offspring in 1930s #austria-czech

Jan Hellmann <jan@...>
 

Mr. Bakos wrote yesterday about mother lying about her child's origin and
asked whether there are more of such stories.
The answer is definitively yes. The books on shoa are full of such stories.
I have seen f.e. for example copy of a false birth certificate of one of my
relatives claiming baptisms and later adoption by Jewish couple. The person
is living - therefore no more details.

Jan O. Hellmann/DK
investigating
Hellmann/Police
Guth/Vsenory/Prague
Heller/Postoloprty

Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Lying about paternity to protect offspring in 1930s #austria-czech

Jan Hellmann <jan@...>
 

Mr. Bakos wrote yesterday about mother lying about her child's origin and
asked whether there are more of such stories.
The answer is definitively yes. The books on shoa are full of such stories.
I have seen f.e. for example copy of a false birth certificate of one of my
relatives claiming baptisms and later adoption by Jewish couple. The person
is living - therefore no more details.

Jan O. Hellmann/DK
investigating
Hellmann/Police
Guth/Vsenory/Prague
Heller/Postoloprty

Austria-Czech: Group of historians in Czech Republic seeks to return Nazi-confiscated art to owners: #austria-czech

Lisa Feder <lfeder@...>
 

Hello SIG members,

The Prague Post has an article about a group of
historians in Czech Republic that is working on a
massive project to trace the owners of works of art
that were confiscated by the Nazis which may be of
interest to list members.

The article can be read by following this link:

http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2005/Art/1208/news1.php

Lisa Feder,
Chicago Area, IL
www.chaiworks.org

Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Austria-Czech: Group of historians in Czech Republic seeks to return Nazi-confiscated art to owners: #austria-czech

Lisa Feder <lfeder@...>
 

Hello SIG members,

The Prague Post has an article about a group of
historians in Czech Republic that is working on a
massive project to trace the owners of works of art
that were confiscated by the Nazis which may be of
interest to list members.

The article can be read by following this link:

http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2005/Art/1208/news1.php

Lisa Feder,
Chicago Area, IL
www.chaiworks.org