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Re: Strange given name #general

Stephen Warshall <s_warshall@...>
 

Guillermo Steinberg writes:

Here I go: ".ittma.." This is all I have. The first letter could be
an "S" or an "L"; and the final two could be "ma" or "mi". So we
have Littmame, Sittmame, Littmami or Sittmami. Does anyone
recognize any given name in these words?
Looks to me like "Littman", a reasonably common name. I presume the
etymology is just "man >from Lithuania".

I hope this is helpful.



Stephen Warshall <s_warshall@...>
Gloucester, MA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen re: Strange given name #general

Stephen Warshall <s_warshall@...>
 

Guillermo Steinberg writes:

Here I go: ".ittma.." This is all I have. The first letter could be
an "S" or an "L"; and the final two could be "ma" or "mi". So we
have Littmame, Sittmame, Littmami or Sittmami. Does anyone
recognize any given name in these words?
Looks to me like "Littman", a reasonably common name. I presume the
etymology is just "man >from Lithuania".

I hope this is helpful.



Stephen Warshall <s_warshall@...>
Gloucester, MA


Re: Midwifery #general

Harold Pollins <pollins@...>
 

For the UK an excellent study is by Lara V. Marks, Model Mothers. Jewish
Mothers and Maternity Provision in East London 1870-1939. Oxford Historical
Monographs, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1994. ISBN 0-19-820454-X.
(Mrs Alice MODEL was instrumental in improving facilities for Jewish
women,. She was known as the 'Florence Nightingale of the Jewish
Community'.)

I notice that on pages 95-6 of Lara Marks's book there are several
references to publications on
the subject of immigrant midwives in America, specifically, New York,
Chicago, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts., some of them contemporary studies.

Harold Pollins


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Midwifery #general

Harold Pollins <pollins@...>
 

For the UK an excellent study is by Lara V. Marks, Model Mothers. Jewish
Mothers and Maternity Provision in East London 1870-1939. Oxford Historical
Monographs, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1994. ISBN 0-19-820454-X.
(Mrs Alice MODEL was instrumental in improving facilities for Jewish
women,. She was known as the 'Florence Nightingale of the Jewish
Community'.)

I notice that on pages 95-6 of Lara Marks's book there are several
references to publications on
the subject of immigrant midwives in America, specifically, New York,
Chicago, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts., some of them contemporary studies.

Harold Pollins


JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY (S. ALBERTA)- JANUARY PROGRAM #general

haflo <haflo@...>
 

JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY (S. ALBERTA)
JANUARY PROGRAM


To all Members & Friends:
We have an important & informative meeting coming up. This past October,
we had a speaker describe the many resources to be found at the Mormon
Family History Centre. This week she will be guiding us through the
facilities & showing us where to look in order to access family records.
The FHC has the most extensive collection of microfilm available for
genealogical research, including those of Jewish ancestry. This is a
wonderful opportunity to learn how to search their vast data base.

EVENT: Guided Tour of the LDS Family History Centre
TOUR GUIDE: Sue Olson
DATE: Monday, Jan. 18, 1999
TIME: 7:00pm
LOCATION: 2121 - 17th Avenue
Calgary

We will meet at 7:00pm in the room next to the Family History Centre door.
Enter the front door of the Centre (the east lower level door) on 19A
Street. Continue straight along the hall as far as the FHC door, but go
into the room at the left.
You won't want to miss this program!

JGS (S. Alberta)
haflo@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY (S. ALBERTA)- JANUARY PROGRAM #general

haflo <haflo@...>
 

JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY (S. ALBERTA)
JANUARY PROGRAM


To all Members & Friends:
We have an important & informative meeting coming up. This past October,
we had a speaker describe the many resources to be found at the Mormon
Family History Centre. This week she will be guiding us through the
facilities & showing us where to look in order to access family records.
The FHC has the most extensive collection of microfilm available for
genealogical research, including those of Jewish ancestry. This is a
wonderful opportunity to learn how to search their vast data base.

EVENT: Guided Tour of the LDS Family History Centre
TOUR GUIDE: Sue Olson
DATE: Monday, Jan. 18, 1999
TIME: 7:00pm
LOCATION: 2121 - 17th Avenue
Calgary

We will meet at 7:00pm in the room next to the Family History Centre door.
Enter the front door of the Centre (the east lower level door) on 19A
Street. Continue straight along the hall as far as the FHC door, but go
into the room at the left.
You won't want to miss this program!

JGS (S. Alberta)
haflo@...


Anti-Slavery sermon at Jewish-history.com #general

L.M. Berkowitz <lmb@...>
 

Michael Heilprin's response to Rabbi Morris Raphall's pro-slavery sermon,
is online at http://www.jewish-history.com/heilprin.html


Leah Berkowitz
http://www.jewish-history.com/


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Anti-Slavery sermon at Jewish-history.com #general

L.M. Berkowitz <lmb@...>
 

Michael Heilprin's response to Rabbi Morris Raphall's pro-slavery sermon,
is online at http://www.jewish-history.com/heilprin.html


Leah Berkowitz
http://www.jewish-history.com/


Searching LAUBER #general

Jay Lauber <familygen@...>
 

Hello

I am looking for anyone with the surname LAUBER,
since it isn't a familiar Jewish name,
if you know someone please contact me.

Thanks in Advance
Jay Lauber

Researching:
FARKAS Kolodne, Ukraine
FARKAS Behutz, Ukraine (near Slotovina)
KATZ, LAUBER Rachov, Ukraine
LAUBER Kolomyya, Ukraine
LAUBER Wien, Austria
LAX Sighet, Romania


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching LAUBER #general

Jay Lauber <familygen@...>
 

Hello

I am looking for anyone with the surname LAUBER,
since it isn't a familiar Jewish name,
if you know someone please contact me.

Thanks in Advance
Jay Lauber

Researching:
FARKAS Kolodne, Ukraine
FARKAS Behutz, Ukraine (near Slotovina)
KATZ, LAUBER Rachov, Ukraine
LAUBER Kolomyya, Ukraine
LAUBER Wien, Austria
LAX Sighet, Romania


Chelmno Death Camp #general

ada01@...
 

Shalom,

I added a page listing the Jewish Communities which were liquidated
during the Holocaust in the first Extermination Camp: Chelmno, Poland.

See: http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/4017/chelmno.htm

We shall remember!

Ada Holtzman
www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/4017/


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Chelmno Death Camp #general

ada01@...
 

Shalom,

I added a page listing the Jewish Communities which were liquidated
during the Holocaust in the first Extermination Camp: Chelmno, Poland.

See: http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/4017/chelmno.htm

We shall remember!

Ada Holtzman
www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/4017/


Re: Erona, Error and Erna #general

MBernet@...
 

Judith Romeny Wegner cites:

<< The oldest was a girl named Erona, born circa 1913."
>
>Joel Ives

and explains:
<<Erona? Presumably this is simply an unusual spelling of the name "Arona."
This feminine form of Aaron is not a traditional girl's name, but is often
given today to girls whose parents wish to commemorate an ancestor called
Aaron. >>

==She might have been called after grandpa Aron but I am inclined to think
her name was a variant on Erna. Depends, I guess, on the ambient culture,
spellings and aliterations (I think I've heard something close to this
variant among Hungarians). Erna was frequently bestowed on girls named
Chava/Eva

Michael Bernet, New York

seeking:

BERNET, BERNAT, BAERNET, BERNERTH etc >from Frensdorf, Bamberg, Nurnberg
KONIGSHOFER: Welbhausen, Konigshofen, Furth; JONDORF, Bavaria
ALTMANN: Kattowitz, Breslau, Poznan, Beuthen--Upper Silesia/Poland
WOLF: Frankfurt (Aron Wolf m. Babette Goldschmidt ca 1860) also in Wurzburg,
also Sali WOLF, Rotterdam


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Erona, Error and Erna #general

MBernet@...
 

Judith Romeny Wegner cites:

<< The oldest was a girl named Erona, born circa 1913."
>
>Joel Ives

and explains:
<<Erona? Presumably this is simply an unusual spelling of the name "Arona."
This feminine form of Aaron is not a traditional girl's name, but is often
given today to girls whose parents wish to commemorate an ancestor called
Aaron. >>

==She might have been called after grandpa Aron but I am inclined to think
her name was a variant on Erna. Depends, I guess, on the ambient culture,
spellings and aliterations (I think I've heard something close to this
variant among Hungarians). Erna was frequently bestowed on girls named
Chava/Eva

Michael Bernet, New York

seeking:

BERNET, BERNAT, BAERNET, BERNERTH etc >from Frensdorf, Bamberg, Nurnberg
KONIGSHOFER: Welbhausen, Konigshofen, Furth; JONDORF, Bavaria
ALTMANN: Kattowitz, Breslau, Poznan, Beuthen--Upper Silesia/Poland
WOLF: Frankfurt (Aron Wolf m. Babette Goldschmidt ca 1860) also in Wurzburg,
also Sali WOLF, Rotterdam


Using Gedcom to find new branches #general

IsraelP <p2o5rock@...>
 

This morning I emailled an updated gedcom to Dorot. This
includes only my identified family and not everyone from
our project to identify all the Pi(c)khol(t)z families.

As I prepared it, I realized that I stand a good chance of
missing the casual Dorot inquirer with a Pickholz in his
background. He may well look at mine and say "I don't know
any of these" and go on to something else.

So I added several new entries, named EVERY Pickholtz, EVERY
Pickholz, EVERY Pikholc etc - with the caps to draw attention.
Then in the text I put a short note saying that we are looking
for all Pickholz families, regardless of spelling, and added
my address, phone and email. (Not everyone will bother to ask
the Dorot staff for sources.)

If it gets me one new person, it's worth the effort.

Israel Pickholtz


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Using Gedcom to find new branches #general

IsraelP <p2o5rock@...>
 

This morning I emailled an updated gedcom to Dorot. This
includes only my identified family and not everyone from
our project to identify all the Pi(c)khol(t)z families.

As I prepared it, I realized that I stand a good chance of
missing the casual Dorot inquirer with a Pickholz in his
background. He may well look at mine and say "I don't know
any of these" and go on to something else.

So I added several new entries, named EVERY Pickholtz, EVERY
Pickholz, EVERY Pikholc etc - with the caps to draw attention.
Then in the text I put a short note saying that we are looking
for all Pickholz families, regardless of spelling, and added
my address, phone and email. (Not everyone will bother to ask
the Dorot staff for sources.)

If it gets me one new person, it's worth the effort.

Israel Pickholtz


Jewish Records Mixed with Christian Records in Galicia? #general

Michael Rothenberg <mikeroth@...>
 

Hi,

There was recent discussion, I think, about Jewish records added to the
end of parish registers or something like that, in the early 1800's, and
maybe earlier. Do you know why this would have been done, and is there a
cost-effective way to determine if this had been done, for a particular
town? The records I'm interested in are for Rawa Ruska, in Galicia, later
Poland, and now called Rava Russkaya in Ukraine. Some Jewish, and
maybe Christian record books for the 1800's are in the AGAD, in Warsaw.

As I've (unfortunately) learned, LDS microfilms of Galician records are
few and far between. Thanks to the ongoing JRI-Poland effort, Jewish
records are being indexed. Was there a time when Jewish records from
towns in Galicia such as Rawa Ruska were handled by parish priests and
recorded in their documents, and if so, are such records also being sought
for indexing? That would probably take extra effort but could provide
more historical, and possibly very valuable, information.

Thanks,

Mike Rothenberg


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Jewish Records Mixed with Christian Records in Galicia? #general

Michael Rothenberg <mikeroth@...>
 

Hi,

There was recent discussion, I think, about Jewish records added to the
end of parish registers or something like that, in the early 1800's, and
maybe earlier. Do you know why this would have been done, and is there a
cost-effective way to determine if this had been done, for a particular
town? The records I'm interested in are for Rawa Ruska, in Galicia, later
Poland, and now called Rava Russkaya in Ukraine. Some Jewish, and
maybe Christian record books for the 1800's are in the AGAD, in Warsaw.

As I've (unfortunately) learned, LDS microfilms of Galician records are
few and far between. Thanks to the ongoing JRI-Poland effort, Jewish
records are being indexed. Was there a time when Jewish records from
towns in Galicia such as Rawa Ruska were handled by parish priests and
recorded in their documents, and if so, are such records also being sought
for indexing? That would probably take extra effort but could provide
more historical, and possibly very valuable, information.

Thanks,

Mike Rothenberg


Former Hotel KALYAH in Israel #general

renee eden <isles3-2@...>
 

Does anyone have knowledge about the former Hotel Kalyah. It was located
by the Dead Sea during the time of the British Mandate. My parents were
employed there sometime between 1939-1945. They spoke often of the Levy
family >from Germany, who ran the Hotel.The Levys' had a son named,Kurt,
and a daughter by the name of Miriam,who died in her twenties. I
remember having heard that the Kalyah was popular with the British
Military and that King Peter of Yugoslavia was once a guest there.

My wish is to contact members of this family and learn more about the
Hotel, the life of my parents and about life in pre-Israel Palestine. It
is very possible that the Levys' know of other relatives of mine who may
still be in Israel.

Any assistance would be most appreciated. Thank you.

Renee Eden
Queens, New York City USA

Researching:
FELDMAR:WEISS:HOFFMAN:BREUER:STEINER--- Slovakia and Vienna
KRAMER:SINGER:HENDLER: --- Galicia and Vienna


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Former Hotel KALYAH in Israel #general

renee eden <isles3-2@...>
 

Does anyone have knowledge about the former Hotel Kalyah. It was located
by the Dead Sea during the time of the British Mandate. My parents were
employed there sometime between 1939-1945. They spoke often of the Levy
family >from Germany, who ran the Hotel.The Levys' had a son named,Kurt,
and a daughter by the name of Miriam,who died in her twenties. I
remember having heard that the Kalyah was popular with the British
Military and that King Peter of Yugoslavia was once a guest there.

My wish is to contact members of this family and learn more about the
Hotel, the life of my parents and about life in pre-Israel Palestine. It
is very possible that the Levys' know of other relatives of mine who may
still be in Israel.

Any assistance would be most appreciated. Thank you.

Renee Eden
Queens, New York City USA

Researching:
FELDMAR:WEISS:HOFFMAN:BREUER:STEINER--- Slovakia and Vienna
KRAMER:SINGER:HENDLER: --- Galicia and Vienna