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Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #courland #latvia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #courland #latvia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #southafrica

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #southafrica

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #lodz #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #lodz #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #lithuania

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #lithuania

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #bessarabia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Bessarabia SIG #Bessarabia Yizkor Book Project, February 2019 #bessarabia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

There seems to be some unwritten law that despite its shortness,
February always seems to be one of the busiest times in the Yizkor
Book Project and this last one, didn't disappoint.

To begin with, I am more than very pleased to let you know that we
have just completely translated and placed online, another Yizkor
book. This time it is the "Czyzewo Memorial Book" covering the
Czyzew-Osada, Poland community and considering that it entails 1190
columns of text (around 585 pages), this is definitely no mean feat.
Our grateful thanks go out Jennifer Mohr who, >from the outset, has
coordinated the translation of this book with great energy and
dedication. Although the book is now completely translated, Jen is
now arranging for an index to be prepared for the book which is always
an invaluable additional tool that researchers can be good use of.

Continuing on with the good news, I am pleased to let you know that
the 80th book published by the Yizkor Books in Print Project has
recently hit the shelves. The book, "The Jews of Kishinev" covering
the lost Jewish community of Chisinau, Moldova has become a reality
through the enthusiastic coordination of Yefim Kogan and the wonderful
translations of volunteer, Sheli Fain, and of course, the YBIP team
led by Joel Alpert. Our grateful thanks goes out to all those involved
in the translation and publication of this book and for those
interested in learning more about the other 79 books that have been
published, please see the link to the YBIP project at the end of this
report.

Other good news. The New York Public Library has done wonders over
the years to allow us ready online access to an enormous number of
Yizkor books. It has now gone an extra step further and provided the
public with a very useful guide for viewing the online books and also
has provided useful links to other online sites, including our very
own Yizkor Book Project. In my humble opinion, a worthwhile site to
bookmark: https://libguides.nypl.org/yizkorbooks

As Purim is just around the corner, I would like to wish you dear
readers and your families, a very enjoyable time over this upbeat
holiday and wish you a Happy Purim and/or a Purim Sameach.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out
during February:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Kamelishki, Belarus (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1449.html

- Lagow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland - Volume VII)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol7_00267a.html

- Leipalingis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_140.html

- Mykolayivka-Novorosiyska, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its
District; Memorial Book) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk357.html

- Shabo, Ukraine (Akkerman and the Towns of its District; Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Akkerman/akk367.html

- Siluva, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_313.html

- Vidukle, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_389.html

- Zaskiewicz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00350.html


And we have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Kalush, Ukraine (Kalusz; The life and Destruction of the Community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalusz/kalusz.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolki, Ukraine (Summoned >from the Ashes)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolki/kolki.html

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and
Pochayiv) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Nyasvizh, Belarus (The Nesvizh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nesvizh/nesvizh.html

- Ozerna, Ukraine (Memorial book of Jezierna)
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ozerna/Ozerna.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Raciaz, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Racionz)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Raciaz/Raciaz.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- The Jacob Rassen
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- Telsiai, Lithuania (Telsiai Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Telsiai/telsiai.html

- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/voronovo/voronovo.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie and
Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html


Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Happy Purim/Purim Sameach,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


MyHeritage DNA Quest Initiative Extended -- Reuniting Adoptees with Their Biological Families #dna

Jan Meisels Allen
 

MyHeritage has extended its pro bono initiative to reunite adoptees with
their biological families. It was one year ago, March 2018, that MyHeritage
first launched its DNA Quest initiative when they donated 15,000 DNA kits to
adoptees and those seeking to reunite with their families. Due to the
success of the first initiative, MyHeritage announced today that they are
donating an additional 5,000 MyHeritage DNA kits for free for eligible
participants.

Adoptees and family members searching for their biological relatives can
apply through April 20, 2019. Applicants that are selected and the DNA kit
will be mailed to them by June 16, 2019. Results are expected by August
2019. Go to: https://www.dnaquest.org/

If you have taken a DNA test with another DNA testing company you can upload
your DNA data to MyHeritage for free and participate. Go to:
https://www.myheritage.com/dna/upload

Preference will be given to people who are not able to afford genetic
testing, and to those who sign up first.

Those who are on the waitlist >from the earlier initiative are invited to
return to the site and submit a full application while the DNA kits are
still available.

To read more see:
https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/03/dna-quest-initiative-is-extended

If you have any questions please ask MyHeritage and not me.

I have no affiliation with MyHeritage and am posting this solely for the
information of the reader.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


DNA Research #DNA MyHeritage DNA Quest Initiative Extended -- Reuniting Adoptees with Their Biological Families #dna

Jan Meisels Allen
 

MyHeritage has extended its pro bono initiative to reunite adoptees with
their biological families. It was one year ago, March 2018, that MyHeritage
first launched its DNA Quest initiative when they donated 15,000 DNA kits to
adoptees and those seeking to reunite with their families. Due to the
success of the first initiative, MyHeritage announced today that they are
donating an additional 5,000 MyHeritage DNA kits for free for eligible
participants.

Adoptees and family members searching for their biological relatives can
apply through April 20, 2019. Applicants that are selected and the DNA kit
will be mailed to them by June 16, 2019. Results are expected by August
2019. Go to: https://www.dnaquest.org/

If you have taken a DNA test with another DNA testing company you can upload
your DNA data to MyHeritage for free and participate. Go to:
https://www.myheritage.com/dna/upload

Preference will be given to people who are not able to afford genetic
testing, and to those who sign up first.

Those who are on the waitlist >from the earlier initiative are invited to
return to the site and submit a full application while the DNA kits are
still available.

To read more see:
https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/03/dna-quest-initiative-is-extended

If you have any questions please ask MyHeritage and not me.

I have no affiliation with MyHeritage and am posting this solely for the
information of the reader.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


(US) Harvard Library Immigration to the United States 1789-1930 #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

Harvard Library has a collection on voluntary immigration to the United
States 1789-1930. This period covers >from the signing of the US Constitution
to the start of the Great Depression. The digital collection of historical
documents emanates >from Harvard's libraries, archives and museums. The
collection includes over 400,000 pages >from 2,200 books, pamphlets and
serials; 7,800 photographs and over 9,600 pages >from manuscript and archival
collections. You can view the articles directly.

To access the collection go to: https://tinyurl.com/y3zcpprj
Original url:

https://curiosity.lib.harvard.edu/immigration-to-the-united-states-1789-1930

By placing the word "Jewish" in the search field there were many hits,
including correspondence, a list of old Jewish cemeteries in South Carolina,
reports >from United Hebrew Charities of New York City, Jewish musicians,
evidence of pogroms in Poland and Ukraine, Jewish Immigration to the United
States >from 1881 to 1910 and many more.

Please read the terms of use abut copyright and public domain content before
using any of the materials.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (US) Harvard Library Immigration to the United States 1789-1930 #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

Harvard Library has a collection on voluntary immigration to the United
States 1789-1930. This period covers >from the signing of the US Constitution
to the start of the Great Depression. The digital collection of historical
documents emanates >from Harvard's libraries, archives and museums. The
collection includes over 400,000 pages >from 2,200 books, pamphlets and
serials; 7,800 photographs and over 9,600 pages >from manuscript and archival
collections. You can view the articles directly.

To access the collection go to: https://tinyurl.com/y3zcpprj
Original url:

https://curiosity.lib.harvard.edu/immigration-to-the-united-states-1789-1930

By placing the word "Jewish" in the search field there were many hits,
including correspondence, a list of old Jewish cemeteries in South Carolina,
reports >from United Hebrew Charities of New York City, Jewish musicians,
evidence of pogroms in Poland and Ukraine, Jewish Immigration to the United
States >from 1881 to 1910 and many more.

Please read the terms of use abut copyright and public domain content before
using any of the materials.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


New SUCCESS STORIES Posted! #general

Nancy Siegel
 

We invite you to read four inspiring success stories recently
published to our website. You can access these accounts >from the
"About Us" button on the website or by following this link:

http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen/testimonials/

Rashi Rosenzweig: "Two yellow Stars of David with the word 'Juif'
are taped to the middle of Paulette's bureau. She told me that these
were patched to her clothes when she was a young girl in Nazi occupied
France."

Martin Tompa: The most intriguing part came in the last sentence of
the article. It mentions Viennese nephews with the surname
Granichstaetten, a name that was previously unknown to me."

Helene Schwartz Kenvin: "After years of searching for Harris Cohen's
descendants with no success, in 1998 I saw this email on the JewishGen
Discussion Group..."

Jessica Feinstein: "I have been told that all the family letters and
photos they had received were torn up during the period of repression,
because they were very afraid that somebody would find them."

We welcome our new Success Stories Webmaster, Richard Baum, and thank
Colin Mathias Justin for his work as our Webmaster during the past two
years.

We encourage you to submit your own success stories to us at
success@lyris.jewishgen.org .

Nancy Siegel, Editor
JewishGen Success Stories
San Francisco, California


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen New SUCCESS STORIES Posted! #general

Nancy Siegel
 

We invite you to read four inspiring success stories recently
published to our website. You can access these accounts >from the
"About Us" button on the website or by following this link:

http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen/testimonials/

Rashi Rosenzweig: "Two yellow Stars of David with the word 'Juif'
are taped to the middle of Paulette's bureau. She told me that these
were patched to her clothes when she was a young girl in Nazi occupied
France."

Martin Tompa: The most intriguing part came in the last sentence of
the article. It mentions Viennese nephews with the surname
Granichstaetten, a name that was previously unknown to me."

Helene Schwartz Kenvin: "After years of searching for Harris Cohen's
descendants with no success, in 1998 I saw this email on the JewishGen
Discussion Group..."

Jessica Feinstein: "I have been told that all the family letters and
photos they had received were torn up during the period of repression,
because they were very afraid that somebody would find them."

We welcome our new Success Stories Webmaster, Richard Baum, and thank
Colin Mathias Justin for his work as our Webmaster during the past two
years.

We encourage you to submit your own success stories to us at
success@lyris.jewishgen.org .

Nancy Siegel, Editor
JewishGen Success Stories
San Francisco, California


This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #general

Bruce Drake <BDrake@...>
 

This week's excerpt, >from the Yizkor book of Horodenka (now part of
Ukraine) is one of the most gripping among the accounts I've posted
here of the many horrors that befell the Jews of Eastern Europe. I
want to say it is "beautifully written," but "beautiful" seems an
inappropriate word to describe such events. The outbreak of the First
World War inflicted constant fear, brutality and death as the Russian
army and the soon-to-crumble Austrian-Hungarian empire battled over
towns in Galicia. The resulting devastation all but wiped out
Horodenka and its Jews. "A town languishes in the midst of unending
suffering," wrote Leon Yurman about this period in his chapter titled
"Blue-green Tongues." As combatants on both sides ravaged the town,
Yurman captured it this way: "War roared. An orgy of celebration.
Swarms of soldiers. The earth became black and scorched. The broad
fields, the 'breadbasket of Galicia,' was bleeding to death."

URL: https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/2157223657633111

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #general

Bruce Drake <BDrake@...>
 

This week's excerpt, >from the Yizkor book of Horodenka (now part of
Ukraine) is one of the most gripping among the accounts I've posted
here of the many horrors that befell the Jews of Eastern Europe. I
want to say it is "beautifully written," but "beautiful" seems an
inappropriate word to describe such events. The outbreak of the First
World War inflicted constant fear, brutality and death as the Russian
army and the soon-to-crumble Austrian-Hungarian empire battled over
towns in Galicia. The resulting devastation all but wiped out
Horodenka and its Jews. "A town languishes in the midst of unending
suffering," wrote Leon Yurman about this period in his chapter titled
"Blue-green Tongues." As combatants on both sides ravaged the town,
Yurman captured it this way: "War roared. An orgy of celebration.
Swarms of soldiers. The earth became black and scorched. The broad
fields, the 'breadbasket of Galicia,' was bleeding to death."

URL: https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/2157223657633111

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel

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