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Latvia SIG #Latvia Re: Latvian Business Directory #latvia

Martha Lev-Zion <martha@...>
 

I believe the Courland Research Group has put this online and it will pop
up in a name search as one of the sources. [If not, it soon will be online!]

Martha [in Israel]


Re: Latvian Business Directory #latvia

Martha Lev-Zion <martha@...>
 

I believe the Courland Research Group has put this online and it will pop
up in a name search as one of the sources. [If not, it soon will be online!]

Martha [in Israel]


Re: new virus #hungary

MGS18@...
 

Or, you can get a Mac for Chanuka.

Chag Sameach everyone,

Mindy

but the safest way to protect your computer >from viruses (aside >from
abstinence - see above) is to install and maintain a good anti-virus
programme - its function is to detect and block suspicious activity before
it becomes a problem.
Moderator VK: As a Mac user myself, I resisted making the same suggestion. Nuff said...


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: Re: Re: new virus #hungary

MGS18@...
 

Or, you can get a Mac for Chanuka.

Chag Sameach everyone,

Mindy

but the safest way to protect your computer >from viruses (aside >from
abstinence - see above) is to install and maintain a good anti-virus
programme - its function is to detect and block suspicious activity before
it becomes a problem.
Moderator VK: As a Mac user myself, I resisted making the same suggestion. Nuff said...


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Re: Blankfeld/Blankfield/Blankford #southafrica

lenee <optolen@...>
 

There is a Blankfield family here in Cape Town of Jewish extraction. The
telephone number is (27) (21) 438 8248 and the initials are I B. The mans
nickname is Boy Blankfield and he is involved in the optometric proffession.
Hope this helps

Len Solomon


Re: Blankfeld/Blankfield/Blankford #southafrica

lenee <optolen@...>
 

There is a Blankfield family here in Cape Town of Jewish extraction. The
telephone number is (27) (21) 438 8248 and the initials are I B. The mans
nickname is Boy Blankfield and he is involved in the optometric proffession.
Hope this helps

Len Solomon


Searching: FOX and MEKLER - ViewMate #general

Eli Kislyuk <elikis@...>
 

Dear Genners,

The sisters Rosalie, Maria and Eugenia KRASNOV
from Nesher, Israel are looking for descendants
of their aunt (their father's sister) Revekka
/Rebecca FOX (maiden name - Krasnov).

The sisters have immigrated to Israel >from
Odessa in 1996. Their father was Jacob, the
son of Abram, Krasnov.

The following data is known by sisters Krasnov
about their aunt Rebecca and her descendants.

Rebecca Fox, was born ca. 1860, immigrated to
the United States >from town Novaya Odessa, near
Nikolayev, Ukraine. She died in 1940 and buried
in Chicago. Rebecca had at least five children:
1. Son Nathan Fox, born ca. 1890. He had one
daughter and two sons (their names are unknown).
2. Daughter Ethel Fox, born ca. 1896, married
Leonid MEKLER, >from Moscow. They had one son.
3. Daughter Rosa Fox, born ca. 1898, married
Leonid Mekler's brother (unknown name), also
from Moscow. They had two sons: Henry and Bob,
born ca. 1928 and 1930.
4. Daughter Sofia Fox.
5. Son Maurice Fox, born ca. 1907.

Till W.W.II the families were in correspondence.
After the War in 1948 the family in Russia found
again their American relatives with the help
of the International Red Cross. Then they got
single letter and some parcel. In the letter
they were informed that Nathan, Maurice, Ethel
and her husband Leonid were alive. One of their
children was at the war against Nazis.

Since 1948 they didn't have any contact with the
cousins. Now 53 years ago they wish to find
their family.

The sisters Krasnov have two photos which were
taken before W.W.II. The photos are posted at
the ViewMate site:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/source/vm1116.html
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/source/vm1117.html

On the first photo you can see their aunt Rebecca
and her grandson (Ethel's son).
On the second one: Rosa Mekler (nee Fox) with her
sons Henry and Bob.

If this information seems to be familiar to you,
please reply me privately.

Thanks in advance!

Eli Kislyuk
Karmiel, Israel
elikis@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching: FOX and MEKLER - ViewMate #general

Eli Kislyuk <elikis@...>
 

Dear Genners,

The sisters Rosalie, Maria and Eugenia KRASNOV
from Nesher, Israel are looking for descendants
of their aunt (their father's sister) Revekka
/Rebecca FOX (maiden name - Krasnov).

The sisters have immigrated to Israel >from
Odessa in 1996. Their father was Jacob, the
son of Abram, Krasnov.

The following data is known by sisters Krasnov
about their aunt Rebecca and her descendants.

Rebecca Fox, was born ca. 1860, immigrated to
the United States >from town Novaya Odessa, near
Nikolayev, Ukraine. She died in 1940 and buried
in Chicago. Rebecca had at least five children:
1. Son Nathan Fox, born ca. 1890. He had one
daughter and two sons (their names are unknown).
2. Daughter Ethel Fox, born ca. 1896, married
Leonid MEKLER, >from Moscow. They had one son.
3. Daughter Rosa Fox, born ca. 1898, married
Leonid Mekler's brother (unknown name), also
from Moscow. They had two sons: Henry and Bob,
born ca. 1928 and 1930.
4. Daughter Sofia Fox.
5. Son Maurice Fox, born ca. 1907.

Till W.W.II the families were in correspondence.
After the War in 1948 the family in Russia found
again their American relatives with the help
of the International Red Cross. Then they got
single letter and some parcel. In the letter
they were informed that Nathan, Maurice, Ethel
and her husband Leonid were alive. One of their
children was at the war against Nazis.

Since 1948 they didn't have any contact with the
cousins. Now 53 years ago they wish to find
their family.

The sisters Krasnov have two photos which were
taken before W.W.II. The photos are posted at
the ViewMate site:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/source/vm1116.html
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/source/vm1117.html

On the first photo you can see their aunt Rebecca
and her grandson (Ethel's son).
On the second one: Rosa Mekler (nee Fox) with her
sons Henry and Bob.

If this information seems to be familiar to you,
please reply me privately.

Thanks in advance!

Eli Kislyuk
Karmiel, Israel
elikis@...


Change of Status Messages #hungary

Vivian Kahn
 

Dear Friends,

This is a reminder that you can automatically change the status of
your H-SIG membership by sending a message to a robot computer
address at

<listserv@...>

Here's a list of the most frequently used messages:


For this option: Send this message:
------------------------- ----------------------------------
To subscribe (receives
individual messages): subscribe h-sig Firstname Lastname
Example: subscribe h-sig Jane Lavin

Then to receive digests: set h-sig digest

To temporarily stop mail: set h-sig nomail

To restore mail delivery: set h-sig mail

To unsubscribe: unsubscribe h-sig

For a complete list of
List Server Commands: info commands


o 'Digests' are many messages combined into one larger message.
o 'mail/nomail' toggles receipt of mail.


C. Send postings to:
h-sig@... <<<the SIG discussion group address
========================

Please use this feature instead of sending change of status messages
to the entire list.

Chag sameach and thank you!

Vivian Kahn, Acting Moderator


Hungary SIG #Hungary Change of Status Messages #hungary

Vivian Kahn
 

Dear Friends,

This is a reminder that you can automatically change the status of
your H-SIG membership by sending a message to a robot computer
address at

<listserv@...>

Here's a list of the most frequently used messages:


For this option: Send this message:
------------------------- ----------------------------------
To subscribe (receives
individual messages): subscribe h-sig Firstname Lastname
Example: subscribe h-sig Jane Lavin

Then to receive digests: set h-sig digest

To temporarily stop mail: set h-sig nomail

To restore mail delivery: set h-sig mail

To unsubscribe: unsubscribe h-sig

For a complete list of
List Server Commands: info commands


o 'Digests' are many messages combined into one larger message.
o 'mail/nomail' toggles receipt of mail.


C. Send postings to:
h-sig@... <<<the SIG discussion group address
========================

Please use this feature instead of sending change of status messages
to the entire list.

Chag sameach and thank you!

Vivian Kahn, Acting Moderator


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Historical Map Link #general

vif <vif17@...>
 

I thought someone else might appreciate this link. They have current as
well as historical maps. There may be other useful information on the
site, but I haven't checked it all out.

The home page is: http://www.lib.utexas.edu

The historical maps home page is:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/index.html

Vicki Ina Friedman
Georgia, USA
vif17@...


Historical Map Link #general

vif <vif17@...>
 

I thought someone else might appreciate this link. They have current as
well as historical maps. There may be other useful information on the
site, but I haven't checked it all out.

The home page is: http://www.lib.utexas.edu

The historical maps home page is:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/index.html

Vicki Ina Friedman
Georgia, USA
vif17@...


Re: new virus #hungary

tom klein <tom_klein@...>
 

regarding the moderator's comment: not opening messages based on the sender's address works much the same way that abstaining >from sex will prevent most forms of sexually transmitted disease. but it definitely throws out the baby with the bathwater. :-)

in the case of an e-mail virus, it also only gives you a false sense of security, because it doesn't work! most of the latest versions send themselves out, davka, to everyone in the victim's address book, so it will almost certainly be coming >from an e-mail address that you *do* know. the next logical step is to not open *any* e-mail...

also, it's important to understand the difference between opening a message (which just displays text) and opening attachments (which can execute programmes). if outlook cannot be set to not open attachments automatically, then replace outlook with another e-mail programme that can - there are plenty of e-mail programmes available, at little or no cost. (i use eudora, fwiw.) most viruses exploit programming flaws in microsoft products (windows or office or outlook), so avoiding some or all of them will greatly reduce your risk. (the latest version of internet explorer by default automatically executes downloaded files, which is another bad idea.)

but the safest way to protect your computer >from viruses (aside >from abstinence - see above) is to install and maintain a good anti-virus programme - its function is to detect and block suspicious activity before it becomes a problem.

regards,


tom klein, toronto

Moderator VK: Tom is absolutely right. The safest way to protect your computer >from viruses is to install and maintain a good anti-virus programme. This thread is now ended.

Chaim Frenkel <chaimf@...> wrote:

That causes some problems especially when subscribed to a mailing
list. Many messages that you want will be coming >from people you
don't know. (Isn't that what doing genealogy all about? The strangers
that have information to share.)

A better solution would be some virus protection or an alternative
mail program that will not execute attachments. (I use unix to read
my mail so I avoid the majority of virii by not being a large target)
But someone suggested using Eudora which isn't subject to the
majority of the Outlook virii.

Just my two cents. <chaim>

Moderator VK: I use Eudora, which allows me to filter incoming mail
and then check it before deleting to see if there's anything worth
saving. But the best protection is to check your mail and don't open
suspicious looking messages >from unknown senders. It's worked for me
so far.


JE> Moderator VK: You've been warned before but here we go again. Do
JE> not EVER open an attachment that comes with mail >from a sender
you JE> do not know. I have a filter that automatically sends mail
from JE> unfamiliar senders to TRASH. If I don't recognize the name
of the JE> sender or the mail looks suspicious I delete without
opening the JE> message or the attachment.


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: Re: new virus #hungary

tom klein <tom_klein@...>
 

regarding the moderator's comment: not opening messages based on the sender's address works much the same way that abstaining >from sex will prevent most forms of sexually transmitted disease. but it definitely throws out the baby with the bathwater. :-)

in the case of an e-mail virus, it also only gives you a false sense of security, because it doesn't work! most of the latest versions send themselves out, davka, to everyone in the victim's address book, so it will almost certainly be coming >from an e-mail address that you *do* know. the next logical step is to not open *any* e-mail...

also, it's important to understand the difference between opening a message (which just displays text) and opening attachments (which can execute programmes). if outlook cannot be set to not open attachments automatically, then replace outlook with another e-mail programme that can - there are plenty of e-mail programmes available, at little or no cost. (i use eudora, fwiw.) most viruses exploit programming flaws in microsoft products (windows or office or outlook), so avoiding some or all of them will greatly reduce your risk. (the latest version of internet explorer by default automatically executes downloaded files, which is another bad idea.)

but the safest way to protect your computer >from viruses (aside >from abstinence - see above) is to install and maintain a good anti-virus programme - its function is to detect and block suspicious activity before it becomes a problem.

regards,


tom klein, toronto

Moderator VK: Tom is absolutely right. The safest way to protect your computer >from viruses is to install and maintain a good anti-virus programme. This thread is now ended.

Chaim Frenkel <chaimf@...> wrote:

That causes some problems especially when subscribed to a mailing
list. Many messages that you want will be coming >from people you
don't know. (Isn't that what doing genealogy all about? The strangers
that have information to share.)

A better solution would be some virus protection or an alternative
mail program that will not execute attachments. (I use unix to read
my mail so I avoid the majority of virii by not being a large target)
But someone suggested using Eudora which isn't subject to the
majority of the Outlook virii.

Just my two cents. <chaim>

Moderator VK: I use Eudora, which allows me to filter incoming mail
and then check it before deleting to see if there's anything worth
saving. But the best protection is to check your mail and don't open
suspicious looking messages >from unknown senders. It's worked for me
so far.


JE> Moderator VK: You've been warned before but here we go again. Do
JE> not EVER open an attachment that comes with mail >from a sender
you JE> do not know. I have a filter that automatically sends mail
from JE> unfamiliar senders to TRASH. If I don't recognize the name
of the JE> sender or the mail looks suspicious I delete without
opening the JE> message or the attachment.


Re: Biblical names #hungary

moishe@langsam.com <moishe@...>
 

Yissochur Dov was a very common name. DOV means bear, so Yissochur Dov can
be Yissochur Ber.
Happy Chanukah!
-Moishe Miller
moishe@...
Brooklyn NY
www.langsam.com

At 02:01 AM 12/11/01 +0000, Tom Beer wrote:

Why is the symbol for Issachar a bear, when Genesis 49 specifies that it=20
should be a donkey (or ass)?

Tom BEER
Melbourne, Australia

From: Georges GRANER Reply-To: Georges GRANER To: "Hungarian SIG"=20
Subject: Biblical names Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 09:02:26 +0100

Dear H-Siggers, A recent message concerning a LOB who was alson called=20
YEHUDA leads me to tell you of what I have learned about biblical names=20
and their equivalent. My knowledge comes mainly >from a book by=20
Pierre-Andr=E9 MEYER "La Communaut=E9 juive de Metz au 18=E8me si=E8cle"=
and from=20
my friends at the Cercle de G=E9n=E9alogie Juive.

LION (or LOEWE) is the equivalent of JUDA (or YEHUDA) because Juda is=20
compared to the Lion in the Bible.

HIRSCH or CERF (German and French for deer) are the equivalent of=20
NEPHTALI because he is compared to a deer in the Bible.

BAER (German for bear) is the equivalent of ISSACHAR, who had the bear as=
=20
a symbol. In France, one can find BEER, BERR and BERNHARD or BERNARD.

WOLF is the equivalent of BENJAMIN. It was translated in French by LOUP=20
or even LOUIS, a way of being a good subject of Her Majesty the King=20
Louis (XIII, XIV, XV or XVI).


Georges GRANER (Georges.Graner@...) Member of the Cercle de=20
Genealogie Juive (www.genealoj.org)


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: Biblical names #hungary

moishe@langsam.com <moishe@...>
 

Yissochur Dov was a very common name. DOV means bear, so Yissochur Dov can
be Yissochur Ber.
Happy Chanukah!
-Moishe Miller
moishe@...
Brooklyn NY
www.langsam.com

At 02:01 AM 12/11/01 +0000, Tom Beer wrote:

Why is the symbol for Issachar a bear, when Genesis 49 specifies that it=20
should be a donkey (or ass)?

Tom BEER
Melbourne, Australia

From: Georges GRANER Reply-To: Georges GRANER To: "Hungarian SIG"=20
Subject: Biblical names Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 09:02:26 +0100

Dear H-Siggers, A recent message concerning a LOB who was alson called=20
YEHUDA leads me to tell you of what I have learned about biblical names=20
and their equivalent. My knowledge comes mainly >from a book by=20
Pierre-Andr=E9 MEYER "La Communaut=E9 juive de Metz au 18=E8me si=E8cle"=
and from=20
my friends at the Cercle de G=E9n=E9alogie Juive.

LION (or LOEWE) is the equivalent of JUDA (or YEHUDA) because Juda is=20
compared to the Lion in the Bible.

HIRSCH or CERF (German and French for deer) are the equivalent of=20
NEPHTALI because he is compared to a deer in the Bible.

BAER (German for bear) is the equivalent of ISSACHAR, who had the bear as=
=20
a symbol. In France, one can find BEER, BERR and BERNHARD or BERNARD.

WOLF is the equivalent of BENJAMIN. It was translated in French by LOUP=20
or even LOUIS, a way of being a good subject of Her Majesty the King=20
Louis (XIII, XIV, XV or XVI).


Georges GRANER (Georges.Graner@...) Member of the Cercle de=20
Genealogie Juive (www.genealoj.org)


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Kupiskis ShtetLink Site Update #southafrica

Ann Rabinowitz <annrab@...>
 

The Kupiskis, Lithuania ShtetLink Site on JewishGen has been updated in
several areas such as the Cemetery Records as well as a new section added
for Kupiskis Cemetery Records.

In addition, you can now view a Kupiskis family photo gallery. These photos
are arranged by family and new photos will be added as time goes by.
Additional family photo galleries will focus on the earliest photos for
families in South Africa and various locations in the United States.

Please take the time to look at our site if you have relatives >from this
shtetl which was formerly known as Kupishok.

Kudos go to Linda Cantor our Web Master and Secretary who has spent so much
time both in preparing and adding material to the site and to the members of
our Kupishok SIG who so graciously donated material as well as to Rabbi
Michael Pertain who assisted Linda in the translations of the cemetery
materials.

The link to the site is:

http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/kupiskis/kupishok.htm

Ann Rabinowitz
Coordinator
Kupishok SIG
annrab@...


Kupiskis ShtetLink Site Update #southafrica

Ann Rabinowitz <annrab@...>
 

The Kupiskis, Lithuania ShtetLink Site on JewishGen has been updated in
several areas such as the Cemetery Records as well as a new section added
for Kupiskis Cemetery Records.

In addition, you can now view a Kupiskis family photo gallery. These photos
are arranged by family and new photos will be added as time goes by.
Additional family photo galleries will focus on the earliest photos for
families in South Africa and various locations in the United States.

Please take the time to look at our site if you have relatives >from this
shtetl which was formerly known as Kupishok.

Kudos go to Linda Cantor our Web Master and Secretary who has spent so much
time both in preparing and adding material to the site and to the members of
our Kupishok SIG who so graciously donated material as well as to Rabbi
Michael Pertain who assisted Linda in the translations of the cemetery
materials.

The link to the site is:

http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/kupiskis/kupishok.htm

Ann Rabinowitz
Coordinator
Kupishok SIG
annrab@...


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic The Shach #rabbinic

DAVIDCALEK@...
 

Dear All,

Does anyone know where one can find some biography on the Shach
(commentator on the Shulchan Oruch) and, more importantly, a
comprehensive catalogue of his descendants?

Many thanks,

David Calek
London - England


The Shach #rabbinic

DAVIDCALEK@...
 

Dear All,

Does anyone know where one can find some biography on the Shach
(commentator on the Shulchan Oruch) and, more importantly, a
comprehensive catalogue of his descendants?

Many thanks,

David Calek
London - England