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HUTTER & REISER Photo - do you recognize? #general

Shaul Berger <shaul@...>
 

Hello Genners,

I am trying to find siblings of my maternal grandfather Leib Leo HUTTER
(b.1879 Jaroslaw). His parents were David HUTTER and Ruchel KIFLIG (her
parents were Abraham KIFLIG and Judess HERZIG >from Dobromil). He had 3 or 4
brothers and at least one sister Judess (b.1885) who after WWI lived in
Rawa Russka and was pharmacist. He married Sara Charlotte BRUMER (b.1884 in
Zolkiew) and they had 3 daughters. The first one, Laura Lea was born in
Zolkiew in 1905. I posted family portrait photo on ViewMate - my submission
is 15777 (I hope I am lucky!!). The photo date is vague and must be in late
1920s or 1930s.

http://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/memberadmin/submissionsedit.asp?ID=15777

This picture shows in the front row 3 brothers of my grandfather Leo Hutter
(last one in the back row, x sign above him). Next to him are Max and Isaac
Reiser (both are much younger), his relatives who lived in Lviv. One of them
was engineer and one was professor. One of them was married to Celestyne
Laura Lea ALLES (b.1895 in Lwow). Max REISER (b.1903) was son of Samuel
Reiser and Marjem Brumer.

I would like to know if anyone recognizes one of the Hutter brothers in the
front row or one of the Reiser brothers or can add to the family roots
information that I have about Reiser/Alles/Brumer or Hutter. Please contact
me me privately or comment on ViewMate.


Many thanks,

Shaul Berger CA, USA
dspmaster@yahoo.com

HUTTER (Jaroslaw, Przemysl), KIFLIG, HERZIG (Dobromil)
BRUMER (Zolkiew), REISER, ALLES (Lwow), RETTIG,
NEUMAN, NACHT (Buczacz), SCHELL, RIEGER (Gorlice, Krakow)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen HUTTER & REISER Photo - do you recognize? #general

Shaul Berger <shaul@...>
 

Hello Genners,

I am trying to find siblings of my maternal grandfather Leib Leo HUTTER
(b.1879 Jaroslaw). His parents were David HUTTER and Ruchel KIFLIG (her
parents were Abraham KIFLIG and Judess HERZIG >from Dobromil). He had 3 or 4
brothers and at least one sister Judess (b.1885) who after WWI lived in
Rawa Russka and was pharmacist. He married Sara Charlotte BRUMER (b.1884 in
Zolkiew) and they had 3 daughters. The first one, Laura Lea was born in
Zolkiew in 1905. I posted family portrait photo on ViewMate - my submission
is 15777 (I hope I am lucky!!). The photo date is vague and must be in late
1920s or 1930s.

http://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/memberadmin/submissionsedit.asp?ID=15777

This picture shows in the front row 3 brothers of my grandfather Leo Hutter
(last one in the back row, x sign above him). Next to him are Max and Isaac
Reiser (both are much younger), his relatives who lived in Lviv. One of them
was engineer and one was professor. One of them was married to Celestyne
Laura Lea ALLES (b.1895 in Lwow). Max REISER (b.1903) was son of Samuel
Reiser and Marjem Brumer.

I would like to know if anyone recognizes one of the Hutter brothers in the
front row or one of the Reiser brothers or can add to the family roots
information that I have about Reiser/Alles/Brumer or Hutter. Please contact
me me privately or comment on ViewMate.


Many thanks,

Shaul Berger CA, USA
dspmaster@yahoo.com

HUTTER (Jaroslaw, Przemysl), KIFLIG, HERZIG (Dobromil)
BRUMER (Zolkiew), REISER, ALLES (Lwow), RETTIG,
NEUMAN, NACHT (Buczacz), SCHELL, RIEGER (Gorlice, Krakow)


Translation Request (Russian) - Pages of Testimony from Yad Vashem #belarus

smoody61@...
 

Hi,
I've posted five pages of testimony on Viewmate that I downloaded
from the Yad Vashem database. I believe that these pages are for
the family of my paternal grandmother Rose AINBUND. They seem
to be for her father, her step-mother, two step brothers and a step-
sister. I'd like to have as much information as possible translated
from the Russian to English.
The pages are posted here:

Viewmate 15778
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15778
Viewmate 15779
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15779
Viewmate 15780
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15780
Viewmate 15781
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15781
Viewmate 15782
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15782

Thank you!
James WEINER


Belarus SIG #Belarus Translation Request (Russian) - Pages of Testimony from Yad Vashem #belarus

smoody61@...
 

Hi,
I've posted five pages of testimony on Viewmate that I downloaded
from the Yad Vashem database. I believe that these pages are for
the family of my paternal grandmother Rose AINBUND. They seem
to be for her father, her step-mother, two step brothers and a step-
sister. I'd like to have as much information as possible translated
from the Russian to English.
The pages are posted here:

Viewmate 15778
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15778
Viewmate 15779
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15779
Viewmate 15780
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15780
Viewmate 15781
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15781
Viewmate 15782
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=15782

Thank you!
James WEINER


Re: Brooklyn Naturalization Records #belarus

charae6@...
 

Larry,

There are naturalization records posted for New York that you can access the
image. There were 3 Bersteins--Robert, Rose, and Tobias. There are 456
Siegels and 158 Halperns. Under Immigration: Selected U.S. Naturalization
Records - Original Documents, 1790-1974 (World Archives Project)

I'm not sure about the dates, but if you don't have any success email me
direct and I'll try to help: charae6@mchsi.com

Charlotte Whalen
Frankford, DE

----- Original Message -----

Subject: Brooklyn Naturalization Records?????
From: llward3@cox.net

If anyone can tell me where I can look at full naturalization records on
a Brooklyn resident online, I'd like to follow through. I will sign up
for a fee site for a month if I must, but I want to be sure I can get
what I need first.

1. There are no naturalization documents in family papers for any of the
folks whose immigrations I can't find.
2. I don't know what year any of them entered, only a year range
(1905-1917 for most)
3. I have birth dates for most but not all.
4. I have searched all ports of entry on Ancestry and found none of
these folks by the expected names. So, I don't know where they entered
the U.S.
5.The addresses I do have are points in time >from a census, and it
would be a miracle if they matched that on the naturalization index.

Thanks again.
Larry Ward
New York




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Taurage (Raseiniai District) Records #general

Howard Margol
 

Another group of Taurage District internal passport records, 1919-1940,
has been translated and is now available to researchers. This makes a total
of 1,026 records that have been translated for the Taurage District.

A $100.00 contribution to Jewishgen is required in order to receive these
records as well as the remaining Taurage internal passport records that
will be translated . Taurage is in the Raseiniai District of Lithuania.

Go to http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Lithuania/InternalPassports.htm
and you will learn all about the internal passport project. After that, go
to http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity to make your contribution. Be
sure and specify your contribution is for Taurage I.P. records. The site
is secure so you can use your credit card. As soon as I am notified of your
contribution, I will make all of the records available to you.

Important - do not ignore these 1919-1940 records because your ancestors
left Lithuania in the late 1800's or early 1900's. Researchers have found
many records of their ancestors in these internal passport records. Your
immediate family may have left but, in many cases, their brothers and sisters as
well as other family members remained.

Howard Margol
Coordinator - Internal Passport Project


Belarus SIG #Belarus Re: Brooklyn Naturalization Records #belarus

charae6@...
 

Larry,

There are naturalization records posted for New York that you can access the
image. There were 3 Bersteins--Robert, Rose, and Tobias. There are 456
Siegels and 158 Halperns. Under Immigration: Selected U.S. Naturalization
Records - Original Documents, 1790-1974 (World Archives Project)

I'm not sure about the dates, but if you don't have any success email me
direct and I'll try to help: charae6@mchsi.com

Charlotte Whalen
Frankford, DE

----- Original Message -----

Subject: Brooklyn Naturalization Records?????
From: llward3@cox.net

If anyone can tell me where I can look at full naturalization records on
a Brooklyn resident online, I'd like to follow through. I will sign up
for a fee site for a month if I must, but I want to be sure I can get
what I need first.

1. There are no naturalization documents in family papers for any of the
folks whose immigrations I can't find.
2. I don't know what year any of them entered, only a year range
(1905-1917 for most)
3. I have birth dates for most but not all.
4. I have searched all ports of entry on Ancestry and found none of
these folks by the expected names. So, I don't know where they entered
the U.S.
5.The addresses I do have are points in time >from a census, and it
would be a miracle if they matched that on the naturalization index.

Thanks again.
Larry Ward
New York




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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Taurage (Raseiniai District) Records #general

Howard Margol
 

Another group of Taurage District internal passport records, 1919-1940,
has been translated and is now available to researchers. This makes a total
of 1,026 records that have been translated for the Taurage District.

A $100.00 contribution to Jewishgen is required in order to receive these
records as well as the remaining Taurage internal passport records that
will be translated . Taurage is in the Raseiniai District of Lithuania.

Go to http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Lithuania/InternalPassports.htm
and you will learn all about the internal passport project. After that, go
to http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity to make your contribution. Be
sure and specify your contribution is for Taurage I.P. records. The site
is secure so you can use your credit card. As soon as I am notified of your
contribution, I will make all of the records available to you.

Important - do not ignore these 1919-1940 records because your ancestors
left Lithuania in the late 1800's or early 1900's. Researchers have found
many records of their ancestors in these internal passport records. Your
immediate family may have left but, in many cases, their brothers and sisters as
well as other family members remained.

Howard Margol
Coordinator - Internal Passport Project


Steigman and Goldberg, June 25 #general

Felicity Bartak <superf@...>
 

On June 26 message No.3, Barbara Zimmer stated that she has information for
Jean Bennett Giorgetti, but that her emails had bounced as spam. It is not
Ms Giorgetti's computer that is blocking the emails as spam, it is her
server (named in her email address). At the end of April all my emails that
had previously been successfully received by a friend in USA using that particular
server were suddenly refused as spam. I was able to receive messages >from him,
but my replies constantly bounced.

Since then other friends of mine who have attempted to email people in USA
who used that particular server have had the same experience. None of our
emails to people using other servers were refused, but those to users of that
particular server were consistently refused. Fortunately, I was able to contact
my friend through one of his relatives who used another server, and my friend
was able to provide me with an alternative address, through which he was able to
receive my emails.

Notification of the problem to that particular server failed to resolve the
problem, and it appears that it still exists.

Ms Giorgetti might be advised to offer an alternative email address with
another server in order to receive the assistance she requested.

Felicity Bartak
Australia


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Steigman and Goldberg, June 25 #general

Felicity Bartak <superf@...>
 

On June 26 message No.3, Barbara Zimmer stated that she has information for
Jean Bennett Giorgetti, but that her emails had bounced as spam. It is not
Ms Giorgetti's computer that is blocking the emails as spam, it is her
server (named in her email address). At the end of April all my emails that
had previously been successfully received by a friend in USA using that particular
server were suddenly refused as spam. I was able to receive messages >from him,
but my replies constantly bounced.

Since then other friends of mine who have attempted to email people in USA
who used that particular server have had the same experience. None of our
emails to people using other servers were refused, but those to users of that
particular server were consistently refused. Fortunately, I was able to contact
my friend through one of his relatives who used another server, and my friend
was able to provide me with an alternative address, through which he was able to
receive my emails.

Notification of the problem to that particular server failed to resolve the
problem, and it appears that it still exists.

Ms Giorgetti might be advised to offer an alternative email address with
another server in order to receive the assistance she requested.

Felicity Bartak
Australia


New book: Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy #belarus

mokotoff@...
 

Avotaynu has just published a completely rewritten version of its very
popular "Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy." The original work, published
in 1999, sold more than 2,000 copies. If you are starting out in your quest
to know more about your family history or are trying to convince someone
that it is possible for them to trace their Jewish roots, this is the book.
It is low cost and gives an overview of Jewish genealogical research.

The new book is substantially different >from its predecessor. There is
greater emphasis on using the Internet, a resource that blossomed in this
past decade. JewishGen has its own chapter, and there is a chapter regarding
a resource that did not come onto the genealogy scene until 2001: Stephen P.
Morse One-Step site.

Special focus is given to two complaints commonly uttered by neophytes: (1)
My name was changed at Ellis Island, and (2) I do not know where my family
came from.

The new version is titled "Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy: 2010
Edition." It is Avotaynu's intention to update the book every year, because
advances in genealogy are coming so rapidly that there is a need for
continual updates. This approach is made possible because of a new
technology in printing called Print-On-Demand. Sometime in December 2010, we
will publish an updated version: "Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy: 2011
Edition." Every December thereafter there will be an updated version.

The book is deliberately small-only 92 pages (which is 25% larger than its
predecessor)-to keep the price low. It is a getting started book, not a
beginners guide. A beginners guide would take hundreds of pages. It is
filled with illustrations-35 in total. People getting started don't want to
merely know what to do. They want to see examples.

The Table of Contents plus ordering information can be found at
http://www.avotaynu.com/books/gettingstarted2010.htm.

Gary Mokotoff


Belarus SIG #Belarus New book: Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy #belarus

mokotoff@...
 

Avotaynu has just published a completely rewritten version of its very
popular "Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy." The original work, published
in 1999, sold more than 2,000 copies. If you are starting out in your quest
to know more about your family history or are trying to convince someone
that it is possible for them to trace their Jewish roots, this is the book.
It is low cost and gives an overview of Jewish genealogical research.

The new book is substantially different >from its predecessor. There is
greater emphasis on using the Internet, a resource that blossomed in this
past decade. JewishGen has its own chapter, and there is a chapter regarding
a resource that did not come onto the genealogy scene until 2001: Stephen P.
Morse One-Step site.

Special focus is given to two complaints commonly uttered by neophytes: (1)
My name was changed at Ellis Island, and (2) I do not know where my family
came from.

The new version is titled "Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy: 2010
Edition." It is Avotaynu's intention to update the book every year, because
advances in genealogy are coming so rapidly that there is a need for
continual updates. This approach is made possible because of a new
technology in printing called Print-On-Demand. Sometime in December 2010, we
will publish an updated version: "Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy: 2011
Edition." Every December thereafter there will be an updated version.

The book is deliberately small-only 92 pages (which is 25% larger than its
predecessor)-to keep the price low. It is a getting started book, not a
beginners guide. A beginners guide would take hundreds of pages. It is
filled with illustrations-35 in total. People getting started don't want to
merely know what to do. They want to see examples.

The Table of Contents plus ordering information can be found at
http://www.avotaynu.com/books/gettingstarted2010.htm.

Gary Mokotoff


Please help on translation of names/ages on 2 Polish birth records #general

Ofer Biran <biranofer@...>
 

Thanks to JRI-Poland for locating these records !

These are 2 birth records of Herszek AIL (1861) and Szmul Zaywel Ail
(1864) both >from Izbica. Appreciate translation of names/ages.

http://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=15793
http://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=15794

Thanks !
Ofer Biran

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Please help on translation of names/ages on 2 Polish birth records #general

Ofer Biran <biranofer@...>
 

Thanks to JRI-Poland for locating these records !

These are 2 birth records of Herszek AIL (1861) and Szmul Zaywel Ail
(1864) both >from Izbica. Appreciate translation of names/ages.

http://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=15793
http://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=15794

Thanks !
Ofer Biran

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Births records. Liepaja.1887, 1888, 1889 #latvia

usdine <usdine@...>
 

http://www.premiumorange.com/rigavitalrecords

Christine Usdin

usdine@orange.fr


Latvia SIG #Latvia Births records. Liepaja.1887, 1888, 1889 #latvia

usdine <usdine@...>
 

http://www.premiumorange.com/rigavitalrecords

Christine Usdin

usdine@orange.fr


JOWBR Update Announcement - June 2010 #latvia

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen is pleased to announce its 2010 pre-IAJGS Conference
update to the JOWBR (JewishGen's Online Worldwide Burial Registry) database.
The JOWBR database can be accessed at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/ If you're a new user, we
recommend that you take a look at the first two explanatory screencasts at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Screencasts/

This update includes more than 108,000 new records and approximately
13,000 new photos. The database is adding 170 new cemeteries along with
updates or additions to an additional 155 cemeteries >from 19 countries.
JOWBR's holdings now exceed 1.4 million records >from approximately 2,700
cemeteries / cemetery sections >from 46 countries!

Since our last update, JewishGen was pleased to add a number of new
institutional and individual donors while continuing to work with its
existing valued donor base. An itemization of the larger submissions and
new donors are as follows:

-- Iasi, Romania. Reuven Singer and his team of data entry, translation
and proofreading volunteers have completed their work on all available
burial records for Iasi. This latest installment includes close to 32,000
records to bring the entire data set to 65,000!
-- Lodz, Poland.
o We are pleased to announce that JewishGen and JRI-Poland
have gained permission >from the "Organization of Former Residents of Lodz in
Israel" to add the names >from their burial registers to the JOWBR and
JRI-Poland databases. We estimate there will be approximately 70,000 to
75,000 total records. This update includes the first 12,000 records. Our
team of volunteers continue with the data entry and proofreading of the
remaining records. If you?re interested in helping with data entry, please
contact me at NAltman@JewishGen.org
o Thanks to Avigdor Ben-Dov for coordinating additional
submissions of more than 2,000 records >from burials marked by the IDF
working with the Yad LeZehava Holocaust Research Institute (YZI) Witnesses
in Uniform project at three sections of the cemetery in Lodz. This brings
the current number of identified burials to 3,400.
-- Louisville, Kentucky. Herman Meyer & Son Funeral Home in
Louisville, Kentucky has compiled extensive information on burials >from 7
Louisville Jewish cemeteries. We greatly appreciate their submission of
basic information for close to 11,500 records. Additional information on
Kentucky genealogical resources and headstone photos for some of the records
can be found at their website: http://www.meyerfuneral.com/
-- Baltimore, Maryland. Thanks to the Jewish Museum of Maryland
(www.jewishmuseummd.org) and Deb Weiner for an additional 9,900 records from
the Belair Road and Berrymans Lane Baltimore Hebrew Cemeteries.
-- Maine. Thanks to Harris Gleckman, Project Shammas for "Documenting
Maine Jewry", for submitting close to 6,500 records >from 16 Maine cemeteries
and cemetery sections. Additional information on Maine Jewry can be found
on their site at www.MaineJews.org
-- American Jewish Archives (AJA). We continue to work on various
cemetery records >from across the US ad the Caribbean >from the archives of
The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (AJA) in
Cincinnati, Ohio, http://www.americanjewisharchives.org/ This update
includes more than 6,000 records >from 36 cemeteries. We thank the
administration at the Archives and Jennie Cole for help facilitating the
arrangement.
-- Pennsauken, New Jersey. Our thanks to Rabbi Gary Gans for his
submission of 6,000 records >from the Crescent Memorial Park in Pennsauken,
NJ.
-- Liepaja, Latvia. Our thanks to Paul Berkay, Ella Barkan, and Edward
Anders for their submission of 3,600 records >from the town of Liepaja,
Latvia. Additional information on Liepaja can be found at their website
http://www.liepajajews.org/cem/CemIndex.htm
-- Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park and Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Ontario.
Thanks to Kevin Hanit and Allen Halberstadt representing the JGS of Canada
(Toronto) for more than 3,200 records >from 122 updated and new sections of
these two Canadian cemeteries.
-- South Carolina Cemeteries. Thanks to Ann Hellman, president of the
Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina (http://www.jhssc.org/) for
their additional submission of close to 2,200 burial records and 365 photos
from 5 South Carolina cemeteries.
-- Petach Tikvah, Israel. Thanks to Gilda Kurtzman for her ongoing
work at the Segulah Cemetery in Petach Tikvah for approximately 2,200
additional photos
-- Sacramento, California. Thanks to Bob Wasco for submitting
approximately 2,200 records >from the Home of Peace Cemetery in Sacramento.
-- Various US States. Thanks to Julian H. Preisler of Falling Waters,
West Virginia for submitting more than 2,100 records >from 25 cemeteries in 9
states. For more information on Mr. Preisler's cemetery indexing please see
his website t http://www.jpreisler.com/cemeteryindexes.htm
-- Colma, California. Thanks to Pierre Hahn, Rosanne Leeson, and Jeff
Lewy >from the San Francisco Bay area Jewish Genealogical Society, for adding
close to 2,100 records >from the second book of burial records >from Home of
Peace Cemetery & Emanu-El Mausoleum in, Colma.
-- New Jersey. Thanks to Jerome Nathans and the Jewish Historical
Society of North Jersey (jhsnnj@yahoo.com) for more than 1,000 records from
5 New Jersey cemeteries.
-- Bavarian Cemeteries. JewishGen has been working with the Bavarian
Ministry to assist them with headstone translations >from various Jewish
cemeteries. Information >from close to 700 translations >from 7 cemeteries,
along with other civil document data >from the Ministry is included in this
update. The Ministry's websites are currently in progress and will provide
additional information and the headstone photos. Our thanks to Evamaria
Brockhoff, Head of the Department of Publications at the Bavarian State
Ministry of Science, Research and Arts / Centre of Bavarian History
www.hdbg.de
-- German Cemeteries. Our thanks to Leo Hoenig for submitting his
collection of German cemetery information >from information collected by
Klaus H.S. Schulte. This update includes 650 records >from 21 small German
cemeteries.
-- South Africa. Thanks to Rabbi Moshe Silberhaft, "The Traveling
Rabbi", spiritual leader of the South African Country Communities and the
African Jewish Congress for his submission of approximately 450 records and
550 photos >from 13 cemeteries. For additional information, please see
www.africanjewishcongress.com
-- Whether your name or records are listed above, we appreciate all
your submissions! Thank you to all the donors that submitted information
for this update.

We appreciate all the work our donors have done and encourage you to
make additional submissions. Whether you work on a cemetery / cemetery
section individually or consider a group project for your local Society,
temple or other group, it's your submissions that help grow the JOWBR
database and make it possible for researchers and family members to find
answers they otherwise might not. Please also consider other organizations
you may be affiliated with that may already have done cemetery indexing that
would consider having their records included in the JOWBR database.

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JOWBR -- Coordinator
June 2010


Latvia SIG #Latvia JOWBR Update Announcement - June 2010 #latvia

Nolan Altman
 

JewishGen is pleased to announce its 2010 pre-IAJGS Conference
update to the JOWBR (JewishGen's Online Worldwide Burial Registry) database.
The JOWBR database can be accessed at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/ If you're a new user, we
recommend that you take a look at the first two explanatory screencasts at
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Screencasts/

This update includes more than 108,000 new records and approximately
13,000 new photos. The database is adding 170 new cemeteries along with
updates or additions to an additional 155 cemeteries >from 19 countries.
JOWBR's holdings now exceed 1.4 million records >from approximately 2,700
cemeteries / cemetery sections >from 46 countries!

Since our last update, JewishGen was pleased to add a number of new
institutional and individual donors while continuing to work with its
existing valued donor base. An itemization of the larger submissions and
new donors are as follows:

-- Iasi, Romania. Reuven Singer and his team of data entry, translation
and proofreading volunteers have completed their work on all available
burial records for Iasi. This latest installment includes close to 32,000
records to bring the entire data set to 65,000!
-- Lodz, Poland.
o We are pleased to announce that JewishGen and JRI-Poland
have gained permission >from the "Organization of Former Residents of Lodz in
Israel" to add the names >from their burial registers to the JOWBR and
JRI-Poland databases. We estimate there will be approximately 70,000 to
75,000 total records. This update includes the first 12,000 records. Our
team of volunteers continue with the data entry and proofreading of the
remaining records. If you?re interested in helping with data entry, please
contact me at NAltman@JewishGen.org
o Thanks to Avigdor Ben-Dov for coordinating additional
submissions of more than 2,000 records >from burials marked by the IDF
working with the Yad LeZehava Holocaust Research Institute (YZI) Witnesses
in Uniform project at three sections of the cemetery in Lodz. This brings
the current number of identified burials to 3,400.
-- Louisville, Kentucky. Herman Meyer & Son Funeral Home in
Louisville, Kentucky has compiled extensive information on burials >from 7
Louisville Jewish cemeteries. We greatly appreciate their submission of
basic information for close to 11,500 records. Additional information on
Kentucky genealogical resources and headstone photos for some of the records
can be found at their website: http://www.meyerfuneral.com/
-- Baltimore, Maryland. Thanks to the Jewish Museum of Maryland
(www.jewishmuseummd.org) and Deb Weiner for an additional 9,900 records from
the Belair Road and Berrymans Lane Baltimore Hebrew Cemeteries.
-- Maine. Thanks to Harris Gleckman, Project Shammas for "Documenting
Maine Jewry", for submitting close to 6,500 records >from 16 Maine cemeteries
and cemetery sections. Additional information on Maine Jewry can be found
on their site at www.MaineJews.org
-- American Jewish Archives (AJA). We continue to work on various
cemetery records >from across the US ad the Caribbean >from the archives of
The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (AJA) in
Cincinnati, Ohio, http://www.americanjewisharchives.org/ This update
includes more than 6,000 records >from 36 cemeteries. We thank the
administration at the Archives and Jennie Cole for help facilitating the
arrangement.
-- Pennsauken, New Jersey. Our thanks to Rabbi Gary Gans for his
submission of 6,000 records >from the Crescent Memorial Park in Pennsauken,
NJ.
-- Liepaja, Latvia. Our thanks to Paul Berkay, Ella Barkan, and Edward
Anders for their submission of 3,600 records >from the town of Liepaja,
Latvia. Additional information on Liepaja can be found at their website
http://www.liepajajews.org/cem/CemIndex.htm
-- Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park and Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Ontario.
Thanks to Kevin Hanit and Allen Halberstadt representing the JGS of Canada
(Toronto) for more than 3,200 records >from 122 updated and new sections of
these two Canadian cemeteries.
-- South Carolina Cemeteries. Thanks to Ann Hellman, president of the
Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina (http://www.jhssc.org/) for
their additional submission of close to 2,200 burial records and 365 photos
from 5 South Carolina cemeteries.
-- Petach Tikvah, Israel. Thanks to Gilda Kurtzman for her ongoing
work at the Segulah Cemetery in Petach Tikvah for approximately 2,200
additional photos
-- Sacramento, California. Thanks to Bob Wasco for submitting
approximately 2,200 records >from the Home of Peace Cemetery in Sacramento.
-- Various US States. Thanks to Julian H. Preisler of Falling Waters,
West Virginia for submitting more than 2,100 records >from 25 cemeteries in 9
states. For more information on Mr. Preisler's cemetery indexing please see
his website t http://www.jpreisler.com/cemeteryindexes.htm
-- Colma, California. Thanks to Pierre Hahn, Rosanne Leeson, and Jeff
Lewy >from the San Francisco Bay area Jewish Genealogical Society, for adding
close to 2,100 records >from the second book of burial records >from Home of
Peace Cemetery & Emanu-El Mausoleum in, Colma.
-- New Jersey. Thanks to Jerome Nathans and the Jewish Historical
Society of North Jersey (jhsnnj@yahoo.com) for more than 1,000 records from
5 New Jersey cemeteries.
-- Bavarian Cemeteries. JewishGen has been working with the Bavarian
Ministry to assist them with headstone translations >from various Jewish
cemeteries. Information >from close to 700 translations >from 7 cemeteries,
along with other civil document data >from the Ministry is included in this
update. The Ministry's websites are currently in progress and will provide
additional information and the headstone photos. Our thanks to Evamaria
Brockhoff, Head of the Department of Publications at the Bavarian State
Ministry of Science, Research and Arts / Centre of Bavarian History
www.hdbg.de
-- German Cemeteries. Our thanks to Leo Hoenig for submitting his
collection of German cemetery information >from information collected by
Klaus H.S. Schulte. This update includes 650 records >from 21 small German
cemeteries.
-- South Africa. Thanks to Rabbi Moshe Silberhaft, "The Traveling
Rabbi", spiritual leader of the South African Country Communities and the
African Jewish Congress for his submission of approximately 450 records and
550 photos >from 13 cemeteries. For additional information, please see
www.africanjewishcongress.com
-- Whether your name or records are listed above, we appreciate all
your submissions! Thank you to all the donors that submitted information
for this update.

We appreciate all the work our donors have done and encourage you to
make additional submissions. Whether you work on a cemetery / cemetery
section individually or consider a group project for your local Society,
temple or other group, it's your submissions that help grow the JOWBR
database and make it possible for researchers and family members to find
answers they otherwise might not. Please also consider other organizations
you may be affiliated with that may already have done cemetery indexing that
would consider having their records included in the JOWBR database.

Nolan Altman
JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition
JOWBR -- Coordinator
June 2010


For-Fee Researchers #latvia

Peter Haas <ppeett@...>
 

Dear Genners,

A recent JewishGen blog announced that an InfoFile was being developed
for Genners interested in finding a for-fee researcher familiar with
Jewish genealogical resources in eastern-Europe. This InfoFile can now
be viewed on http://www.jewishgen.org/infofiles/researchers.htm, and
while it is not an official list of JewishGen recommendations, Genners
might still wish to consult it to see what various eastern Europe SIG
members had to say about any positive experiences they had with these
researchers during the past 5 years.

The current InfoFile is based on inputs received >from several, but not
all eastern European SIGs, and we would now like to expand this resource
to also cover experiences of members of the Latvia SIG. All remaining
eastern Europe SIGs will also be added within the next two weeks.

So, if you've had experiences, as described above, particularly with
those living in Eastern Europe, (which is different >from the list of
professional researchers at www.apgen.org), please send me an e-mail
while you're sitting there. Don't worry about any details at this point.
You'll have time later on.

All I need >from you is an e-mail addressed to me (Peter Haas) at
ppeett@hotmail.com, give it a "Subject" (for example, "For-Fee"
Researcher), and you really don't have to say much else except maybe
that you are a resource. Upon receipt, I will then simply "click" on
"reply," and attach a short, simple "Questionnaire" and instructions
that will guide you through the rest. However, if you have any prior
questions, please send me a separate e-mail.

In the meantime, please accept my thanks for reading this, and note
that with your help we can make and improve this InfoFile into a truly
valuable resource.

Peter Haas----Northern California: ppeett@hotmail.com


Latvia SIG #Latvia For-Fee Researchers #latvia

Peter Haas <ppeett@...>
 

Dear Genners,

A recent JewishGen blog announced that an InfoFile was being developed
for Genners interested in finding a for-fee researcher familiar with
Jewish genealogical resources in eastern-Europe. This InfoFile can now
be viewed on http://www.jewishgen.org/infofiles/researchers.htm, and
while it is not an official list of JewishGen recommendations, Genners
might still wish to consult it to see what various eastern Europe SIG
members had to say about any positive experiences they had with these
researchers during the past 5 years.

The current InfoFile is based on inputs received >from several, but not
all eastern European SIGs, and we would now like to expand this resource
to also cover experiences of members of the Latvia SIG. All remaining
eastern Europe SIGs will also be added within the next two weeks.

So, if you've had experiences, as described above, particularly with
those living in Eastern Europe, (which is different >from the list of
professional researchers at www.apgen.org), please send me an e-mail
while you're sitting there. Don't worry about any details at this point.
You'll have time later on.

All I need >from you is an e-mail addressed to me (Peter Haas) at
ppeett@hotmail.com, give it a "Subject" (for example, "For-Fee"
Researcher), and you really don't have to say much else except maybe
that you are a resource. Upon receipt, I will then simply "click" on
"reply," and attach a short, simple "Questionnaire" and instructions
that will guide you through the rest. However, if you have any prior
questions, please send me a separate e-mail.

In the meantime, please accept my thanks for reading this, and note
that with your help we can make and improve this InfoFile into a truly
valuable resource.

Peter Haas----Northern California: ppeett@hotmail.com