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Seeking Information on Family Wolf(s)thal in Argentina #latinamerica

Yaron Wolfsthal
 

Dear Group,
I am researching the roots of family WOLFSTHAL (interchangably
WOLFTHAL) >from Galicia. In doing so, I have some findings about some
members of the family going to Argentina, and I would appreciate
information or contact on these persons:
(1)
In the list of passengers of the ship Zeelandia, arrived to Buenos
Aires on Dec 18, 1925,
(https://www.hebrewsurnames.com/arrival_ZEELANDIA_1925-12-18)
I see the name of Koch F. WOLFTHAL., Dawid Leib, age 31, originally
from Prodgrodzil (which might be misspelling for Podgrodzie which lies
just west of Rzeszow in Galicia )
(2)
I found names of 3 family members (Heinrich, Ludwig, Stefanie
WOLFTHAL) who arrived in 1950 to Buenos Aires >from Belgium.
(3)
And lastly, more searches revealed few persons with family names
WOLFTHAL buried in Tablada.

Thank you - Prof. Yaron Wolfsthal, Israel
--


Latin America #LatinAmerica Seeking Information on Family Wolf(s)thal in Argentina #latinamerica

Yaron Wolfsthal
 

Dear Group,
I am researching the roots of family WOLFSTHAL (interchangably
WOLFTHAL) >from Galicia. In doing so, I have some findings about some
members of the family going to Argentina, and I would appreciate
information or contact on these persons:
(1)
In the list of passengers of the ship Zeelandia, arrived to Buenos
Aires on Dec 18, 1925,
(https://www.hebrewsurnames.com/arrival_ZEELANDIA_1925-12-18)
I see the name of Koch F. WOLFTHAL., Dawid Leib, age 31, originally
from Prodgrodzil (which might be misspelling for Podgrodzie which lies
just west of Rzeszow in Galicia )
(2)
I found names of 3 family members (Heinrich, Ludwig, Stefanie
WOLFTHAL) who arrived in 1950 to Buenos Aires >from Belgium.
(3)
And lastly, more searches revealed few persons with family names
WOLFTHAL buried in Tablada.

Thank you - Prof. Yaron Wolfsthal, Israel
--


"Modezarhely" #hungary

Vivian Kahn
 

Ronald,

Have you seen passenger manifests or naturalization records for any =
other family members? That could help you to find the place or at least =
narrow down the county.

The place could be Hodmezo-Vasarhely in Csongrad megye or =
Maros-Vasarhely in Maros-Torda (now Romania).

Vivian Kahn
Hungarian Research Director=


Hungary SIG #Hungary "Modezarhely" #hungary

Vivian Kahn
 

Ronald,

Have you seen passenger manifests or naturalization records for any =
other family members? That could help you to find the place or at least =
narrow down the county.

The place could be Hodmezo-Vasarhely in Csongrad megye or =
Maros-Vasarhely in Maros-Torda (now Romania).

Vivian Kahn
Hungarian Research Director=


ViewMate #ukraine

philafrum
 

I've posted a two-page letter in Russian for which I need a translation into English. It is on ViewMate at the following addresses:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75098 and

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75099.

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

Thank you very much.


Evan Fishman


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine ViewMate #ukraine

philafrum
 

I've posted a two-page letter in Russian for which I need a translation into English. It is on ViewMate at the following addresses:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75098 and

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75099.

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

Thank you very much.


Evan Fishman


ViewMate #ukraine

philafrum
 

I've posted an inscription (dated 1910) in Russian on the back of a photograph for which I need a translation into English. It is on ViewMate at the following address:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75100

The photograph can be found at

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75101. I'd appreciate identification of this unknown family.

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

Thank you very much.

Evan Fishman


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine ViewMate #ukraine

philafrum
 

I've posted an inscription (dated 1910) in Russian on the back of a photograph for which I need a translation into English. It is on ViewMate at the following address:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75100

The photograph can be found at

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75101. I'd appreciate identification of this unknown family.

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

Thank you very much.

Evan Fishman


Cousins Search - WEIL #general

SANDI ROOT
 

Friends -

A search for a segment of our family history is becoming more active as floodgates
opened so I could continue to receive information on the circumstances of the post-
Normandy (June 21, 1944) battle death of my cousin, Pfc. Allan M. GOOD, of Chicago.
The gate opener in this case is JewishGenner, Francoise Kraftray, of France, who
nudged those gates open as far as she could, and I am so grateful. Now, I need to
find his grand niece and 2 nephews, who are the only ones I am aware of who are
closest in his line. I need to find them and tell them what wartime background I
found on Allan that the family, especially Allan's parents, most likely never knew,
because the material was classified. What was classified then, is unclassified
now, and I want to share the information with them, where it truly belongs.
Looking for: Adam, Eric, and Katelyn WEIL, descendants of Allan's sister,
Sylvia (GOOD) WEIL.

Thank you is not enough,
Sandi Root
roadrunr2@usa.net

Actively Searching:

BADESCH, BANUS /BENESH /BENESCH /BENIS /BENNITZ /BENITEZ /BENNISH /BEINASH
/BEINASHOWITZ, BECKERMAN, BLOCK/BLOCH, BLUMENTHAL/BLUM, BRODY, CHEKOWSKI
/CHEKOFSKI, /COHEN /KAHAN /KAGAN, EICHEL, FRIEDLEN, FRIEDMAN, GALINA, GOLD,
GREENBERG, GUTKOWSKY /GOOD, HANAK, HARWICK, HERRE, JANKELOWITZ /JACOBSON,
KRIZANSKI, LIEBOVITCH, MANNE, MENDELSON, MICHELSON, NIDER, OFFMAN /HOFFMAN,
PETERS, PISER, ROTHCHILD, SCHNEIDERMAN /SNYDERMAN, SUVALKER /SUVALSKI, TABACK,


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Cousins Search - WEIL #general

SANDI ROOT
 

Friends -

A search for a segment of our family history is becoming more active as floodgates
opened so I could continue to receive information on the circumstances of the post-
Normandy (June 21, 1944) battle death of my cousin, Pfc. Allan M. GOOD, of Chicago.
The gate opener in this case is JewishGenner, Francoise Kraftray, of France, who
nudged those gates open as far as she could, and I am so grateful. Now, I need to
find his grand niece and 2 nephews, who are the only ones I am aware of who are
closest in his line. I need to find them and tell them what wartime background I
found on Allan that the family, especially Allan's parents, most likely never knew,
because the material was classified. What was classified then, is unclassified
now, and I want to share the information with them, where it truly belongs.
Looking for: Adam, Eric, and Katelyn WEIL, descendants of Allan's sister,
Sylvia (GOOD) WEIL.

Thank you is not enough,
Sandi Root
roadrunr2@usa.net

Actively Searching:

BADESCH, BANUS /BENESH /BENESCH /BENIS /BENNITZ /BENITEZ /BENNISH /BEINASH
/BEINASHOWITZ, BECKERMAN, BLOCK/BLOCH, BLUMENTHAL/BLUM, BRODY, CHEKOWSKI
/CHEKOFSKI, /COHEN /KAHAN /KAGAN, EICHEL, FRIEDLEN, FRIEDMAN, GALINA, GOLD,
GREENBERG, GUTKOWSKY /GOOD, HANAK, HARWICK, HERRE, JANKELOWITZ /JACOBSON,
KRIZANSKI, LIEBOVITCH, MANNE, MENDELSON, MICHELSON, NIDER, OFFMAN /HOFFMAN,
PETERS, PISER, ROTHCHILD, SCHNEIDERMAN /SNYDERMAN, SUVALKER /SUVALSKI, TABACK,


(Belgium- Netherlands) Genealogy Online Provides Jewish Monument of WW2 Victims #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

Genealogy Online has information on Belgian and Dutch Archives. They are
commemorating the end of World War ll by marking the World War ll victims in
their publication While their website has a list of over 5,500 marked World
War ll victims, one of the items is the War Graves Foundation of the Jewish
Monument with over 104,000 people who were persecuted in the Netherlands and
did not survive the Holocaust.

Within the online monument, visitors, editors, family members and historians
work together to collect stories and memories.Go to this website to see the Jewish
monument. Some have family trees as part of their story:
https://www.genealogieonline.nl/en/wo2slachtoffers/filtered/index.php?filter=jdsm&pagina=1

To see all of the databases go to:
https://www.genealogieonline.nl/en/wo2slachtoffers/

The website is offered four languages: Nederland, English, German and French. The
word "taal" is language and you may change to any of the four languages.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (Belgium- Netherlands) Genealogy Online Provides Jewish Monument of WW2 Victims #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

Genealogy Online has information on Belgian and Dutch Archives. They are
commemorating the end of World War ll by marking the World War ll victims in
their publication While their website has a list of over 5,500 marked World
War ll victims, one of the items is the War Graves Foundation of the Jewish
Monument with over 104,000 people who were persecuted in the Netherlands and
did not survive the Holocaust.

Within the online monument, visitors, editors, family members and historians
work together to collect stories and memories.Go to this website to see the Jewish
monument. Some have family trees as part of their story:
https://www.genealogieonline.nl/en/wo2slachtoffers/filtered/index.php?filter=jdsm&pagina=1

To see all of the databases go to:
https://www.genealogieonline.nl/en/wo2slachtoffers/

The website is offered four languages: Nederland, English, German and French. The
word "taal" is language and you may change to any of the four languages.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


(Austria) Austria to Grant Citizenship to Descendants of Victims of Holocaust #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

As reported in several international newspapers, last week the Austrian
Parliament voted unanimously to give descendants of the Holocaust who fled
the country before 1955, eligibility for citizenship under the new law. The
amended change in the law is the date of 1955 rather than 1945, the year
World War ll ended. Previously only Holocaust survivors were eligible for
citizenship. The reason 1955 is important is because the definition of a
victim of Nazi persecution has been extended to include people who left the
country for up to ten years after the end of the Second World War. This
allows those interned in concentration camps who did not leave immediately
after the end of the war can now regain their nationality. The law becomes
effective September 1, 2020.

The bill was originally voted by a broad majority last May as previously
reported, but due to former Chancellor Kurtz's coalition collapsing earlier
this year its passage was prevented. As reported, children, grandchildren,
and great- grandchildren of those who fled may apply for citizenship.

The only people prevented >from Austrian citizenship are those convicted of a
violent crime or financial misdemeanors or those with "a negative attitude
towards Austrian democracy."

Descendants of nationals >from other countries of the now defunct
Austro-Hungarian Empire who lived in Austria are also eligible. Today that
is >from the Czech Republic to beyond Croatia in 1918.

The bill also makes an exception to strict rules about dual nationality,
granting passports without the need to reside in Austria or give up previous
nationality.

All parties agreed to the law.

See:
https://www.euronews.com/2019/09/20/austria-to-grant-citizenship-to-descendants-of-victims-of-nazism
and
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/09/20/austria-extends-citizenship-descendants-nazi-regimes-victims/
and;
https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/europe/austrian-parliament-grants-holocaust-survivors-descendants-right-to-citizenship-1.7867487

I have no more information on this other than what was reported. Please do
not ask me for any for any further information. If you need more information
contact the Austrian General Counsel in your county.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (Austria) Austria to Grant Citizenship to Descendants of Victims of Holocaust #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

As reported in several international newspapers, last week the Austrian
Parliament voted unanimously to give descendants of the Holocaust who fled
the country before 1955, eligibility for citizenship under the new law. The
amended change in the law is the date of 1955 rather than 1945, the year
World War ll ended. Previously only Holocaust survivors were eligible for
citizenship. The reason 1955 is important is because the definition of a
victim of Nazi persecution has been extended to include people who left the
country for up to ten years after the end of the Second World War. This
allows those interned in concentration camps who did not leave immediately
after the end of the war can now regain their nationality. The law becomes
effective September 1, 2020.

The bill was originally voted by a broad majority last May as previously
reported, but due to former Chancellor Kurtz's coalition collapsing earlier
this year its passage was prevented. As reported, children, grandchildren,
and great- grandchildren of those who fled may apply for citizenship.

The only people prevented >from Austrian citizenship are those convicted of a
violent crime or financial misdemeanors or those with "a negative attitude
towards Austrian democracy."

Descendants of nationals >from other countries of the now defunct
Austro-Hungarian Empire who lived in Austria are also eligible. Today that
is >from the Czech Republic to beyond Croatia in 1918.

The bill also makes an exception to strict rules about dual nationality,
granting passports without the need to reside in Austria or give up previous
nationality.

All parties agreed to the law.

See:
https://www.euronews.com/2019/09/20/austria-to-grant-citizenship-to-descendants-of-victims-of-nazism
and
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/09/20/austria-extends-citizenship-descendants-nazi-regimes-victims/
and;
https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/europe/austrian-parliament-grants-holocaust-survivors-descendants-right-to-citizenship-1.7867487

I have no more information on this other than what was reported. Please do
not ask me for any for any further information. If you need more information
contact the Austrian General Counsel in your county.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


Yiddish Translation #general

Diane Sophrin
 

Hello!
I have just posted on ViewMate a school autograph book inscription in Yiddish for
which I'd very much appreciate as direct a translation as possible. Any insights or
comments are welcome as well.

It's posted on ViewMate here:
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75228

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application. I
find it helpful to have initial responses saved and visible on ViewMate.

I thank you all in advance for any and all help offered.

Sincerely,
Diane Sophrin
Vermont, USA

Researching:
BIERZWINSKI, FUCHS/FUKS/FOX, GRCNBAUM/GRINBAUM/GREENBAUM,
PULVERMACHER, SELIGMAN/ZELIGMAN, SZALADAJEWSKI, SZCZECINSKI (Lodz,
Poland & environs; USA) FRIEDLAND/FRIEDLOIB (Warsaw, Poland; USA)
MEHR, TRUBIK (Zagare & Vegeriai, Lithuania; USA)
SCHOPHRIN/SCHOPHRIM, SCHLIMOWITZ, (Vilna, Lithuania; Poltova &
Donetsk, Ukraine; USA)SOPHRIN, VAN FELIX, GLAZER (USA)ET AL.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Yiddish Translation #general

Diane Sophrin
 

Hello!
I have just posted on ViewMate a school autograph book inscription in Yiddish for
which I'd very much appreciate as direct a translation as possible. Any insights or
comments are welcome as well.

It's posted on ViewMate here:
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75228

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application. I
find it helpful to have initial responses saved and visible on ViewMate.

I thank you all in advance for any and all help offered.

Sincerely,
Diane Sophrin
Vermont, USA

Researching:
BIERZWINSKI, FUCHS/FUKS/FOX, GRCNBAUM/GRINBAUM/GREENBAUM,
PULVERMACHER, SELIGMAN/ZELIGMAN, SZALADAJEWSKI, SZCZECINSKI (Lodz,
Poland & environs; USA) FRIEDLAND/FRIEDLOIB (Warsaw, Poland; USA)
MEHR, TRUBIK (Zagare & Vegeriai, Lithuania; USA)
SCHOPHRIN/SCHOPHRIM, SCHLIMOWITZ, (Vilna, Lithuania; Poltova &
Donetsk, Ukraine; USA)SOPHRIN, VAN FELIX, GLAZER (USA)ET AL.


Horodenka Yizkor Book Now Indexed and Available on Line #general

Joel Alpert
 

We are pleased to announce the addition of Indices to one more of our publications,
Holodenka, Ukraine. Additionally we have placed on the web links to printable
files for those who have already purchased this title. A new edition of the book
with the index included will be available >from Amazon is a couple of days.

Please find these words in the announcement of the book on the YBIP page:

https://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/ybip.html

"Click here to see the index containing the family names in this book. If you
already have purchased the book, please print out and insert into the back of the
book."

You can then print the index pages and insert into the back of your book.
New orders for our books will have these pages already included.
The remaining books without indices will have them included in the near future.
The indexing work was carried out by a team of 20 volunteers led by Susan Rosin.
Even if you have not purchased the Yizkor Book of your ancestral shtetl, look over
the index to see if any of your family names appear.

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


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Horodenka Yizkor Book Now Indexed and Available on Line #general

Joel Alpert
 

We are pleased to announce the addition of Indices to one more of our publications,
Holodenka, Ukraine. Additionally we have placed on the web links to printable
files for those who have already purchased this title. A new edition of the book
with the index included will be available >from Amazon is a couple of days.

Please find these words in the announcement of the book on the YBIP page:

https://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/ybip.html

"Click here to see the index containing the family names in this book. If you
already have purchased the book, please print out and insert into the back of the
book."

You can then print the index pages and insert into the back of your book.
New orders for our books will have these pages already included.
The remaining books without indices will have them included in the near future.
The indexing work was carried out by a team of 20 volunteers led by Susan Rosin.
Even if you have not purchased the Yizkor Book of your ancestral shtetl, look over
the index to see if any of your family names appear.

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


Re: The Rabbi of Wolbrom's Daughter - VIEWMATE #general

RCK
 

I apologize for the mistake of the link that did not work, it's been a
while since I was engaged in this. I posted a copy of the relevant page on
viewmate here:
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=75232
And the entire page and the book can be found here:
https://tinyurl.com/y5rsfn6t (it's on page 175 in the reader, which is
page 129 in the actual book's pagination).
Thank you very much.

Kol Tuv,
Reuven Chaim Klein

MODERATOR NOTE: The original link does work - you need to scroll down past several
empty pages to get to the first page of the document. Moderators check all URLs
before posting messages to determine whether or not they work.
Beitar Illit, Israel


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: The Rabbi of Wolbrom's Daughter - VIEWMATE #general

RCK
 

I apologize for the mistake of the link that did not work, it's been a
while since I was engaged in this. I posted a copy of the relevant page on
viewmate here:
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=75232
And the entire page and the book can be found here:
https://tinyurl.com/y5rsfn6t (it's on page 175 in the reader, which is
page 129 in the actual book's pagination).
Thank you very much.

Kol Tuv,
Reuven Chaim Klein

MODERATOR NOTE: The original link does work - you need to scroll down past several
empty pages to get to the first page of the document. Moderators check all URLs
before posting messages to determine whether or not they work.
Beitar Illit, Israel

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