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Re: A mystery in an Arolsen record found in Yad Vashem #germany

Fritz Neubauer
 

Dear Tamar,
my theory is that the daughter had her mother declared dead officially
by the authorities in Flensburg (possibly after the war?), which
explains why the death certificate comes >from Flensburg. With kind regards,

Fritz Neubauer, North Germany <fritz.neubauer@...>

German SIG #Germany Re: A mystery in an Arolsen record found in Yad Vashem #germany

Fritz Neubauer
 

Dear Tamar,
my theory is that the daughter had her mother declared dead officially
by the authorities in Flensburg (possibly after the war?), which
explains why the death certificate comes >from Flensburg. With kind regards,

Fritz Neubauer, North Germany <fritz.neubauer@...>

Free Parking for August Conference #germany

gersig@...
 

The hot topic in the NY 2006 Forum this week is finding cost-effective
means of parking for those bringing their cars to NY for the August conference.
A suggestion was:

"Plan B could be that the Conference Planning Committee should
ask for volunteers that would allow attendees to park in their driveway,
take them into the City, and return them to their car."

I can offer parking at my home (1 hour >from the Conference) for 1 - 3 cars
and transportation to the hotel ( if the timing can be coordinated ) or
to the LIRR commuter railroad. The LIRR terminates at Penn Station - 10 minutes
by taxi or subway >from the hotel.

GerSIG volunteers and financial supporters will have priority.

John Paul Lowens, NYC, GerSIG Coordinator and Moderator "MOD1"

German SIG #Germany Free Parking for August Conference #germany

gersig@...
 

The hot topic in the NY 2006 Forum this week is finding cost-effective
means of parking for those bringing their cars to NY for the August conference.
A suggestion was:

"Plan B could be that the Conference Planning Committee should
ask for volunteers that would allow attendees to park in their driveway,
take them into the City, and return them to their car."

I can offer parking at my home (1 hour >from the Conference) for 1 - 3 cars
and transportation to the hotel ( if the timing can be coordinated ) or
to the LIRR commuter railroad. The LIRR terminates at Penn Station - 10 minutes
by taxi or subway >from the hotel.

GerSIG volunteers and financial supporters will have priority.

John Paul Lowens, NYC, GerSIG Coordinator and Moderator "MOD1"

Re: Helen Guggenheim and Mark who??? #germany

David Lewin <davidlewin@...>
 

Hello Guggenheimers, I have a little further information about Helen & Mark:
" Mark and Helen Landsberg were married,Mark past away a few years
ago.Helen is the daughter of Bertel Mayer geborne Guggenheim ."

So - now the question is, do any of you know Helen LANDSBERG or how I
can find her?
I had written earlier:
Who / where are Helen Guggenheim and Mark [surname unknown to me] who
married in New York on October 20 1957?
I have found a most beautiful letter to them >from Helen's grandfather
which I would like to bring to their attention
The letter was in the collection of documents which belonged to
Hede/Hedwig MERZBACH nee Weis. it contains memories of the Worms
community in the past, comparing the modern wedding shower with the
customs of those times.

Be well David Lewin London <davidlewin@...>

German SIG #Germany Re: Helen Guggenheim and Mark who??? #germany

David Lewin <davidlewin@...>
 

Hello Guggenheimers, I have a little further information about Helen & Mark:
" Mark and Helen Landsberg were married,Mark past away a few years
ago.Helen is the daughter of Bertel Mayer geborne Guggenheim ."

So - now the question is, do any of you know Helen LANDSBERG or how I
can find her?
I had written earlier:
Who / where are Helen Guggenheim and Mark [surname unknown to me] who
married in New York on October 20 1957?
I have found a most beautiful letter to them >from Helen's grandfather
which I would like to bring to their attention
The letter was in the collection of documents which belonged to
Hede/Hedwig MERZBACH nee Weis. it contains memories of the Worms
community in the past, comparing the modern wedding shower with the
customs of those times.

Be well David Lewin London <davidlewin@...>

Sephardic Programs: 26th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy #scandinavia

Elsebeth Paikin
 

Dear Genners,

More than 250 sessions in 23 subject categories
and many meetings of geographic and topical special
interest groups, including the Sephardic SIG, will
take place at The 26th IAJGS International Conference
on Jewish Genealogy, www.jgsny2006.org.

The event offers many innovations with surprises still
to be announced. For more information on each speaker
and their presentations, go to the online
conference schedule:
www.jgsny2006.org/conference_program.cfm.
To register, go to www.jgsny2006.org/registration.cfm.

Remember that early registration discounts end May 15,
so don't wait!

The fast-growing Sephardic genealogy segment will be
represented by the following topics.

Dr. Jeffrey S. Malka:
"Sephardic Genealogy Resources: Overview and Update"
"Sephardic Surnames: Evolution through the millenia
and role in genealogy."

Alain Farhi:
"Google and Les Fleurs de l'Orient: Notoriety, Privacy
and Identity Theft Issues"
"Sephardic DNA Study: Les Fleurs de L'Orient."

Leon Taranto: "Genealogical Resources for the Jews of
Ottoman and Modern Turkey."

Marcia Haddad-Ikonomopoulos: "Romaniote Greek Jewry:
Insights beneficial to genealogical research."

Nardo Bonomi: "Nomen Omen: Names and Surnames of the
Jews of Italy."

Mario Modiano: "Benefits of Internet Exposure."

Mathilde A. Tagger: "A Database of Sephardic and
Oriental Female Given Names."

Rose Lehrer Cohen: "Sephardim in the Baltic Areas:
Fact or fiction."

Randall Belinfante: "American Sephardi Federation
Collection."

Yves Fedida: "First Palestinian Refugees, First Jewish
Soldiers: The Egyptian Haven."

Additionally, there are also many programs on
methodology, technology, Eastern European research and
more, as well as films, concerts, cemetery visits and
tours to Jewish neighborhoods and sites.

We look forward to seeing you in New York.

Best wishes,

Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Tel Aviv
dardasht1@...

Scandinavia SIG #Scandinavia Sephardic Programs: 26th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy #scandinavia

Elsebeth Paikin
 

Dear Genners,

More than 250 sessions in 23 subject categories
and many meetings of geographic and topical special
interest groups, including the Sephardic SIG, will
take place at The 26th IAJGS International Conference
on Jewish Genealogy, www.jgsny2006.org.

The event offers many innovations with surprises still
to be announced. For more information on each speaker
and their presentations, go to the online
conference schedule:
www.jgsny2006.org/conference_program.cfm.
To register, go to www.jgsny2006.org/registration.cfm.

Remember that early registration discounts end May 15,
so don't wait!

The fast-growing Sephardic genealogy segment will be
represented by the following topics.

Dr. Jeffrey S. Malka:
"Sephardic Genealogy Resources: Overview and Update"
"Sephardic Surnames: Evolution through the millenia
and role in genealogy."

Alain Farhi:
"Google and Les Fleurs de l'Orient: Notoriety, Privacy
and Identity Theft Issues"
"Sephardic DNA Study: Les Fleurs de L'Orient."

Leon Taranto: "Genealogical Resources for the Jews of
Ottoman and Modern Turkey."

Marcia Haddad-Ikonomopoulos: "Romaniote Greek Jewry:
Insights beneficial to genealogical research."

Nardo Bonomi: "Nomen Omen: Names and Surnames of the
Jews of Italy."

Mario Modiano: "Benefits of Internet Exposure."

Mathilde A. Tagger: "A Database of Sephardic and
Oriental Female Given Names."

Rose Lehrer Cohen: "Sephardim in the Baltic Areas:
Fact or fiction."

Randall Belinfante: "American Sephardi Federation
Collection."

Yves Fedida: "First Palestinian Refugees, First Jewish
Soldiers: The Egyptian Haven."

Additionally, there are also many programs on
methodology, technology, Eastern European research and
more, as well as films, concerts, cemetery visits and
tours to Jewish neighborhoods and sites.

We look forward to seeing you in New York.

Best wishes,

Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Tel Aviv
dardasht1@...

Re: 1814 list matches found - KLEIMANN + ALEXANDER. #poland #danzig #gdansk #germany

Logan J. Kleinwaks
 

Jonathan Borchard wrote that he found two of his Danzig surnames, KLEIMANN
and ALEXANDER, on the 1814 surname adoption list
(www.jewishgen.org/danzig/1814.php), including a possible match for an
ancestor, and asked whether there was "any chance" of learning more about
these families in Danzig.

Yes, there is a chance, and it is a very good chance, because a very large
amount of Jewish genealogical information survives >from Danzig. Please see
our SIG's Resources webpage www.jewishgen.org/danzig/resources.php, noting
especially the two boxed items near the top. If you follow the link to the
online inventory of the CAHJP's Danzig collection, you can see a detailed
description of the surviving material. You will see that, before 1883, the
material is separated into the five distinct kehillot that existed then --
Altschottland, Langfuhr, Weinberg, Mattenbuden, and Danzig-Breitgasse. It
will eventually be useful to know to which communities your relatives
belonged before unification. (As far as I know, it is impossible to deduce
this >from the 1814 surname adoption list.)

Our SIG will hopefully soon work to make information >from these resources
available online. The 1814 surname adoption list now online is just the
"tip of the iceberg." To speed our progress in making information >from the
CAHJP collection available, we have a great need for volunteers who can
visit CAHJP in Jerusalem, even if only for a few hours. If you are
interested or know anyone who might be (no knowledge of Danzig is needed;
fluency in German is helpful, but not necessary), please contact me
privately. This would not be for extraction work, but for preparatory work
that I can explain in more detail to potential volunteers.

Best regards and Shabbat Shalom,

Logan Kleinwaks
Coordinator, JewishGen Danzig/Gdansk SIG
kleinwaks@...
near Washington, D.C.

FEEFHS #latvia

Arlene Beare <arl@...>
 

I have received the following message >from the Federation of Family
History Societies.

Arlene Beare
UK

Friends,
The registration for FEEFHS Edmonton Conference to held June 15-19
was insufficient to hold it. Please remove references to the
conference if you have posted them. I apologize for the incovenience.
This is the first conference we have had to cancel in eleven years.

Kahlile Mehr
FEEFHS Secretary

Danzig/Gedansk SIG #Danzig #Gdansk #Germany #Poland RE: 1814 list matches found - KLEIMANN + ALEXANDER. #gdansk #germany #poland #danzig

Logan J. Kleinwaks
 

Jonathan Borchard wrote that he found two of his Danzig surnames, KLEIMANN
and ALEXANDER, on the 1814 surname adoption list
(www.jewishgen.org/danzig/1814.php), including a possible match for an
ancestor, and asked whether there was "any chance" of learning more about
these families in Danzig.

Yes, there is a chance, and it is a very good chance, because a very large
amount of Jewish genealogical information survives >from Danzig. Please see
our SIG's Resources webpage www.jewishgen.org/danzig/resources.php, noting
especially the two boxed items near the top. If you follow the link to the
online inventory of the CAHJP's Danzig collection, you can see a detailed
description of the surviving material. You will see that, before 1883, the
material is separated into the five distinct kehillot that existed then --
Altschottland, Langfuhr, Weinberg, Mattenbuden, and Danzig-Breitgasse. It
will eventually be useful to know to which communities your relatives
belonged before unification. (As far as I know, it is impossible to deduce
this >from the 1814 surname adoption list.)

Our SIG will hopefully soon work to make information >from these resources
available online. The 1814 surname adoption list now online is just the
"tip of the iceberg." To speed our progress in making information >from the
CAHJP collection available, we have a great need for volunteers who can
visit CAHJP in Jerusalem, even if only for a few hours. If you are
interested or know anyone who might be (no knowledge of Danzig is needed;
fluency in German is helpful, but not necessary), please contact me
privately. This would not be for extraction work, but for preparatory work
that I can explain in more detail to potential volunteers.

Best regards and Shabbat Shalom,

Logan Kleinwaks
Coordinator, JewishGen Danzig/Gdansk SIG
kleinwaks@...
near Washington, D.C.

Latvia SIG #Latvia FEEFHS #latvia

Arlene Beare <arl@...>
 

I have received the following message >from the Federation of Family
History Societies.

Arlene Beare
UK

Friends,
The registration for FEEFHS Edmonton Conference to held June 15-19
was insufficient to hold it. Please remove references to the
conference if you have posted them. I apologize for the incovenience.
This is the first conference we have had to cancel in eleven years.

Kahlile Mehr
FEEFHS Secretary

satellite map of Gdansk #danzig #gdansk #germany #poland

Logan J. Kleinwaks
 

A satelitte map of Gdansk with enough resolution to see the chimneys on
buildings can be viewed online at http://maps.google.com. Just type Gdansk,
Poland into the search box, click the search button, and then click the
Satellite or Hybrid button on the map. You can zoom in by clicking the +
button on the left.

If you find any sites of Jewish interest, please let us know. For example,
can you find the Jewish cemeteries? If you are examining the map by
address, it might be helpful to refer to the list of street names in both
German and Polish at http://www.narodowa.pl/narodowa/Ksiazki/21/zd1.htm,
since this map uses the Polish names.

Logan Kleinwaks
Coordinator, JewishGen Danzig/Gdansk SIG
kleinwaks@...
near Washington, D.C.

Danzig/Gedansk SIG #Danzig #Gdansk #Germany #Poland satellite map of Gdansk #gdansk #germany #poland #danzig

Logan J. Kleinwaks
 

A satelitte map of Gdansk with enough resolution to see the chimneys on
buildings can be viewed online at http://maps.google.com. Just type Gdansk,
Poland into the search box, click the search button, and then click the
Satellite or Hybrid button on the map. You can zoom in by clicking the +
button on the left.

If you find any sites of Jewish interest, please let us know. For example,
can you find the Jewish cemeteries? If you are examining the map by
address, it might be helpful to refer to the list of street names in both
German and Polish at http://www.narodowa.pl/narodowa/Ksiazki/21/zd1.htm,
since this map uses the Polish names.

Logan Kleinwaks
Coordinator, JewishGen Danzig/Gdansk SIG
kleinwaks@...
near Washington, D.C.

re- "Hinty" (rather Hlinty-Help with town name) #ukraine

Naomi Fatouros
 

I am bad at reading handwriting in any language so I usually don't
look at submissions to Viewmate. But for some unfathomable reason,
Mr. Lorber's "Hinty" intrigued me, so I looked at his Viewmate
manifest posting. I thought that "Hinty" was really written
"Hlinty." This rang a faint bell. So I went to the ShtetlSeeker, and
typed in "Hlinty" and found a listing for the town of Hlinita, or
Khlinitsa, or Gnilitsa, or Glintsa, Glinitsa, 260.5miles WSW of Kiev
(Kyyiv) coordinates 48'20/25.42. It is in the Czernovitz oblast. To
find out how close it is to Kharkov, Mr. Lorber should find in the
ShtetlSeeker Kharkov's map coordinates, type those in the search
form, and then look for Hlinita, or the other name variants.


Sam Lorber <laurelrest@...> wrote on :


Dear SIG,
I have posted a portion of the ship's manifest of my G-
grandmother and her
children on Viewmate:

http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=7843

To the far right side of the line with Berdona Haft's name is
the town name.
They were reportedly >from Kharkov, but this town looks like
"Hinty." Can
anyone decipher it or does anyone know of a village near Kharkov
with this
name?


Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@...
BELKOWSKY,BIELKOWSKY, BILKOWSKI, Odessa,St. Petersburg,Berdichev,
Kiev;ROTHSTEIN, Kremenchug;FRASCH,Kiev;LIBERMAN,Moscow;FELDMAN, Pinsk;
SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets;LEVY, WEIL, Mulhouse; SAS/
SASS,Podwolochisk;
RAPOPORT, Tarnopol, Podwolochisk, Radomysl?; BEHAM, Salok, Kharkov;
WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.

Ukraine SIG #Ukraine re- "Hinty" (rather Hlinty-Help with town name) #ukraine

Naomi Fatouros
 

I am bad at reading handwriting in any language so I usually don't
look at submissions to Viewmate. But for some unfathomable reason,
Mr. Lorber's "Hinty" intrigued me, so I looked at his Viewmate
manifest posting. I thought that "Hinty" was really written
"Hlinty." This rang a faint bell. So I went to the ShtetlSeeker, and
typed in "Hlinty" and found a listing for the town of Hlinita, or
Khlinitsa, or Gnilitsa, or Glintsa, Glinitsa, 260.5miles WSW of Kiev
(Kyyiv) coordinates 48'20/25.42. It is in the Czernovitz oblast. To
find out how close it is to Kharkov, Mr. Lorber should find in the
ShtetlSeeker Kharkov's map coordinates, type those in the search
form, and then look for Hlinita, or the other name variants.


Sam Lorber <laurelrest@...> wrote on :


Dear SIG,
I have posted a portion of the ship's manifest of my G-
grandmother and her
children on Viewmate:

http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=7843

To the far right side of the line with Berdona Haft's name is
the town name.
They were reportedly >from Kharkov, but this town looks like
"Hinty." Can
anyone decipher it or does anyone know of a village near Kharkov
with this
name?


Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@...
BELKOWSKY,BIELKOWSKY, BILKOWSKI, Odessa,St. Petersburg,Berdichev,
Kiev;ROTHSTEIN, Kremenchug;FRASCH,Kiev;LIBERMAN,Moscow;FELDMAN, Pinsk;
SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets;LEVY, WEIL, Mulhouse; SAS/
SASS,Podwolochisk;
RAPOPORT, Tarnopol, Podwolochisk, Radomysl?; BEHAM, Salok, Kharkov;
WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.

Re: Help with town name #ukraine

Prof. G. L. Esterson <jerry@...>
 

Sam Lorber posted as follows:

I have posted a portion of the ship's manifest of my G-grandmother and her
children on Viewmate:

http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=7843

To the far right side of the line with Berdona Haft's name is the town name.
They were reportedly >from Kharkov, but this town looks like "Hinty." Can
anyone decipher it or does anyone know of a village near Kharkov with this
name?
Examination of the original document seems to indicate that the given name
in question is not "Berdona", but rather the name "Bahadane". I believe
that this was perhaps mis-written and that the given name should have been
the Ukrainian secular name "Bohdana" or "Bahdane", which means "Beloved".

Variants of this name can be seen by visiting the JewishGen Given Names
Data Base for Ukraine at

< www.jewishgen.org/databases/GivenNames/ >

and searching for the name fragment "Badan*" (don't neglect the asterisk
*, which allows for variant endings to the name).

Professor G. L. Esterson, Ra'anana, Israel

Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Re: Help with town name #ukraine

Prof. G. L. Esterson <jerry@...>
 

Sam Lorber posted as follows:

I have posted a portion of the ship's manifest of my G-grandmother and her
children on Viewmate:

http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=7843

To the far right side of the line with Berdona Haft's name is the town name.
They were reportedly >from Kharkov, but this town looks like "Hinty." Can
anyone decipher it or does anyone know of a village near Kharkov with this
name?
Examination of the original document seems to indicate that the given name
in question is not "Berdona", but rather the name "Bahadane". I believe
that this was perhaps mis-written and that the given name should have been
the Ukrainian secular name "Bohdana" or "Bahdane", which means "Beloved".

Variants of this name can be seen by visiting the JewishGen Given Names
Data Base for Ukraine at

< www.jewishgen.org/databases/GivenNames/ >

and searching for the name fragment "Badan*" (don't neglect the asterisk
*, which allows for variant endings to the name).

Professor G. L. Esterson, Ra'anana, Israel

Ellis Island Was Not Open In 1891 was Re: Finland emigration port site #general

Harold Greenberg <harold7@...>
 

Dear friends,
I would like to add to Nancy RING KENDRICK's list-

* JewishGen FAQ - Passenger Arrival Lists
* U.S. Passenger Arrival lists microfilms
* How to interpret New York Passenger Arrival Index Cards
* Manifest Markings - A Guide to Interpreting U.S. Passenger List Annotations
* Ellis Island Database FAQ and Tips
* Ellis Island Database One-Step Search Tools
* Ellis Island Immigration Center
* Holland-America Line passenger lists, 1900-1940
* Holland-America Line passenger lists at BPL

this web address - http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/USA/1890ny.htm
Index of 1890-1891 New York Immigrants >from Austria, Poland, and Galicia
Compiled by Dr. Howard M. Relles

As I have written in soc.genealogy.Jewish previously, I found in this
database a step-great grandmother, twin great aunts and a half-great uncle.

researching - GREENBERG, SHAPIRO (kohanim), ROSENTHAL - Vaslui, Romania
WIDAWSKY, SZER - Klobuck and Praszka, Czestochowa, Kielce, Poland
HYMAN - Myegina, Piotrkow, Poland
ISRAELOWITZ - Piotrkow, Poland

Harold Hershel Zvi Greenberg
Eilat, Israel
harold.greenberg@...

JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Ellis Island Was Not Open In 1891 was Re: Finland emigration port site #general

Harold Greenberg <harold7@...>
 

Dear friends,
I would like to add to Nancy RING KENDRICK's list-

* JewishGen FAQ - Passenger Arrival Lists
* U.S. Passenger Arrival lists microfilms
* How to interpret New York Passenger Arrival Index Cards
* Manifest Markings - A Guide to Interpreting U.S. Passenger List Annotations
* Ellis Island Database FAQ and Tips
* Ellis Island Database One-Step Search Tools
* Ellis Island Immigration Center
* Holland-America Line passenger lists, 1900-1940
* Holland-America Line passenger lists at BPL

this web address - http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/USA/1890ny.htm
Index of 1890-1891 New York Immigrants >from Austria, Poland, and Galicia
Compiled by Dr. Howard M. Relles

As I have written in soc.genealogy.Jewish previously, I found in this
database a step-great grandmother, twin great aunts and a half-great uncle.

researching - GREENBERG, SHAPIRO (kohanim), ROSENTHAL - Vaslui, Romania
WIDAWSKY, SZER - Klobuck and Praszka, Czestochowa, Kielce, Poland
HYMAN - Myegina, Piotrkow, Poland
ISRAELOWITZ - Piotrkow, Poland

Harold Hershel Zvi Greenberg
Eilat, Israel
harold.greenberg@...