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Yizkor Book Project, November 2017 #romania

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

To say that great progress was made in the Yizkor Book Project over 2017,
is probably an understatement. To begin with, we are pleased to inform
you that we added in the final pages of two of our projects. The
completion of our Yizkor Book projects is always exciting and it is
heartwarming to see the result of the combined efforts of many good
people, bearing fruit. We now have 141 complete projects online and I
foresee that coming months will see further additions to this steadily
growing number. The projects finished this past month were:

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski), the translation of
which was generously presented to us by Bob Fitterman.
- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow - yet another book compiled and donated to us
by Bill Leibner. I have definitely lost count of the number of books he
has presented and translations he's prepared and we are most thankful for
all his work.

Following my previous monthly report, I was approached by a number of
people interested in supporting some further translations >from entries in
the Yad Vashem Pinkasim (Encyclopedias of the Jewish communities), some of
which will be seen listed below. If you also are interested in a
particular community that is listed in one of these encyclopedias, I will
gladly assist you in seeing the relevant entry translated.

Another significant new addition in November was of the book "We want to
live", tracing the arduous journey of Jewish martyrs across Lithuania,
Latvia, Byelorussia, Poland & Germany. It was kindly presented to us by
author's son, Joshua H. Rassen, and for which we are most grateful.

Further activities this past month, included the setting up of two
Translations Funds for the following books:

- Brzesko, Poland Yizkor book - "Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and
vicinity"
- Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania - " A Palace That Sank...", the Schwabe
Gymnasion Kovno Lithuania Yizkor Book

If you are interested in one of these communities and are able to support
the lofty endeavor of having its Yizkor book translated into English,
you'll find a link to our Translation Fund page listed at the end of this
report. Other than these, there are also around 85 Translation Funds
eagerly waiting your financial support.

The final piece of news on progress comes >from our Yizkor Books in Print
Project, which published no less than three books over the past month:

- Dokshytsy, Belarus - "Dokshitz-Parafianov Memorial (Yizkor) Book"
- Bender, Moldova - "Yizkor Book of Our Birth Place: Bendery"
- Jonava, Lithuania - "Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia"

The YBIP project has published 64 books in the 5 years since its inception
and our hats go off to Joel Alpert and his truly dedicated team for this
remarkable achievement. Joel also has informed us that November was a
record sales month for this project, indicating to me the growing interest
and importance of these books. Details of what is available and where they
may be purchased appears at the end of this report.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project in November.

We have added in a two new books:

- We want to live
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Zamosc, Poland (Pinkas Zamosc; in Memoriam )
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zamosc1/zamosc1.html

And added in 5 new entries:

- Craidorolt, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00254.html

- Crasna, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00255.html

- Nechayevka, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/Jew241.html

- Izabelin, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00123.html

- Trzcianne, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00361.html

And we have continued to update 21 of our existing projects:

- Berehove, Ukraine (The Jews of Berehovo - Beregszasz in pictures)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berehove/Berehove.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Chorzele, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of Chorzel)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Chorzele/Chorzele.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Dieveniskis, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

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

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Golub_dobrzyn/Golub_dobrzyn.html

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

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosava/Kosava.html

- Krasnobrod, Poland (Krasnobrod; a Memorial to the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krasnobrod/Krasnobrod.html

- Lviv, Ukraine (Lwow Volume: Part I)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lviv/lviv.html

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica
and Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kobylnik/Kobylnik.html

- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jordanow/Jordanow.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Stolin, Belarus (Stolin; a memorial to the Jewish communities of Stolin
and vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stolin/Stolin.html

- Sosnove (Ludvipol), Ukraine (Ludvipol (Wolyn); in memory of the Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ludvipol/Ludvipol.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tovste/tovste.html

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

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

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://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
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

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


Romania SIG #Romania Yizkor Book Project, November 2017 #romania

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

To say that great progress was made in the Yizkor Book Project over 2017,
is probably an understatement. To begin with, we are pleased to inform
you that we added in the final pages of two of our projects. The
completion of our Yizkor Book projects is always exciting and it is
heartwarming to see the result of the combined efforts of many good
people, bearing fruit. We now have 141 complete projects online and I
foresee that coming months will see further additions to this steadily
growing number. The projects finished this past month were:

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski), the translation of
which was generously presented to us by Bob Fitterman.
- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow - yet another book compiled and donated to us
by Bill Leibner. I have definitely lost count of the number of books he
has presented and translations he's prepared and we are most thankful for
all his work.

Following my previous monthly report, I was approached by a number of
people interested in supporting some further translations >from entries in
the Yad Vashem Pinkasim (Encyclopedias of the Jewish communities), some of
which will be seen listed below. If you also are interested in a
particular community that is listed in one of these encyclopedias, I will
gladly assist you in seeing the relevant entry translated.

Another significant new addition in November was of the book "We want to
live", tracing the arduous journey of Jewish martyrs across Lithuania,
Latvia, Byelorussia, Poland & Germany. It was kindly presented to us by
author's son, Joshua H. Rassen, and for which we are most grateful.

Further activities this past month, included the setting up of two
Translations Funds for the following books:

- Brzesko, Poland Yizkor book - "Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and
vicinity"
- Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania - " A Palace That Sank...", the Schwabe
Gymnasion Kovno Lithuania Yizkor Book

If you are interested in one of these communities and are able to support
the lofty endeavor of having its Yizkor book translated into English,
you'll find a link to our Translation Fund page listed at the end of this
report. Other than these, there are also around 85 Translation Funds
eagerly waiting your financial support.

The final piece of news on progress comes >from our Yizkor Books in Print
Project, which published no less than three books over the past month:

- Dokshytsy, Belarus - "Dokshitz-Parafianov Memorial (Yizkor) Book"
- Bender, Moldova - "Yizkor Book of Our Birth Place: Bendery"
- Jonava, Lithuania - "Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia"

The YBIP project has published 64 books in the 5 years since its inception
and our hats go off to Joel Alpert and his truly dedicated team for this
remarkable achievement. Joel also has informed us that November was a
record sales month for this project, indicating to me the growing interest
and importance of these books. Details of what is available and where they
may be purchased appears at the end of this report.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project in November.

We have added in a two new books:

- We want to live
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Zamosc, Poland (Pinkas Zamosc; in Memoriam )
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zamosc1/zamosc1.html

And added in 5 new entries:

- Craidorolt, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00254.html

- Crasna, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00255.html

- Nechayevka, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/Jew241.html

- Izabelin, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00123.html

- Trzcianne, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00361.html

And we have continued to update 21 of our existing projects:

- Berehove, Ukraine (The Jews of Berehovo - Beregszasz in pictures)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berehove/Berehove.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Chorzele, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of Chorzel)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Chorzele/Chorzele.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Dieveniskis, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

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

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Golub_dobrzyn/Golub_dobrzyn.html

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

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosava/Kosava.html

- Krasnobrod, Poland (Krasnobrod; a Memorial to the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krasnobrod/Krasnobrod.html

- Lviv, Ukraine (Lwow Volume: Part I)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lviv/lviv.html

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica
and Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kobylnik/Kobylnik.html

- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jordanow/Jordanow.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Stolin, Belarus (Stolin; a memorial to the Jewish communities of Stolin
and vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stolin/Stolin.html

- Sosnove (Ludvipol), Ukraine (Ludvipol (Wolyn); in memory of the Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ludvipol/Ludvipol.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tovste/tovste.html

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

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

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://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
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

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


Yizkor Book Project, November 2017 #ukraine

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

To say that great progress was made in the Yizkor Book Project over 2017,
is probably an understatement. To begin with, we are pleased to inform
you that we added in the final pages of two of our projects. The
completion of our Yizkor Book projects is always exciting and it is
heartwarming to see the result of the combined efforts of many good
people, bearing fruit. We now have 141 complete projects online and I
foresee that coming months will see further additions to this steadily
growing number. The projects finished this past month were:

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski), the translation of
which was generously presented to us by Bob Fitterman.
- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow - yet another book compiled and donated to us
by Bill Leibner. I have definitely lost count of the number of books he
has presented and translations he's prepared and we are most thankful for
all his work.

Following my previous monthly report, I was approached by a number of
people interested in supporting some further translations >from entries in
the Yad Vashem Pinkasim (Encyclopedias of the Jewish communities), some of
which will be seen listed below. If you also are interested in a
particular community that is listed in one of these encyclopedias, I will
gladly assist you in seeing the relevant entry translated.

Another significant new addition in November was of the book "We want to
live", tracing the arduous journey of Jewish martyrs across Lithuania,
Latvia, Byelorussia, Poland & Germany. It was kindly presented to us by
author's son, Joshua H. Rassen, and for which we are most grateful.

Further activities this past month, included the setting up of two
Translations Funds for the following books:

- Brzesko, Poland Yizkor book - "Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and
vicinity"
- Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania - " A Palace That Sank...", the Schwabe
Gymnasion Kovno Lithuania Yizkor Book

If you are interested in one of these communities and are able to support
the lofty endeavor of having its Yizkor book translated into English,
you'll find a link to our Translation Fund page listed at the end of this
report. Other than these, there are also around 85 Translation Funds
eagerly waiting your financial support.

The final piece of news on progress comes >from our Yizkor Books in Print
Project, which published no less than three books over the past month:

- Dokshytsy, Belarus - "Dokshitz-Parafianov Memorial (Yizkor) Book"
- Bender, Moldova - "Yizkor Book of Our Birth Place: Bendery"
- Jonava, Lithuania - "Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia"

The YBIP project has published 64 books in the 5 years since its inception
and our hats go off to Joel Alpert and his truly dedicated team for this
remarkable achievement. Joel also has informed us that November was a
record sales month for this project, indicating to me the growing interest
and importance of these books. Details of what is available and where they
may be purchased appears at the end of this report.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project in November.

We have added in a two new books:

- We want to live
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Zamosc, Poland (Pinkas Zamosc; in Memoriam )
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zamosc1/zamosc1.html

And added in 5 new entries:

- Craidorolt, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00254.html

- Crasna, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00255.html

- Nechayevka, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/Jew241.html

- Izabelin, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00123.html

- Trzcianne, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00361.html

And we have continued to update 21 of our existing projects:

- Berehove, Ukraine (The Jews of Berehovo - Beregszasz in pictures)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berehove/Berehove.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Chorzele, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of Chorzel)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Chorzele/Chorzele.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Dieveniskis, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

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

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Golub_dobrzyn/Golub_dobrzyn.html

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

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosava/Kosava.html

- Krasnobrod, Poland (Krasnobrod; a Memorial to the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krasnobrod/Krasnobrod.html

- Lviv, Ukraine (Lwow Volume: Part I)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lviv/lviv.html

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica
and Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kobylnik/Kobylnik.html

- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jordanow/Jordanow.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Stolin, Belarus (Stolin; a memorial to the Jewish communities of Stolin
and vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stolin/Stolin.html

- Sosnove (Ludvipol), Ukraine (Ludvipol (Wolyn); in memory of the Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ludvipol/Ludvipol.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tovste/tovste.html

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

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

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://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
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

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


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Yizkor Book Project, November 2017 #ukraine

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

To say that great progress was made in the Yizkor Book Project over 2017,
is probably an understatement. To begin with, we are pleased to inform
you that we added in the final pages of two of our projects. The
completion of our Yizkor Book projects is always exciting and it is
heartwarming to see the result of the combined efforts of many good
people, bearing fruit. We now have 141 complete projects online and I
foresee that coming months will see further additions to this steadily
growing number. The projects finished this past month were:

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski), the translation of
which was generously presented to us by Bob Fitterman.
- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow - yet another book compiled and donated to us
by Bill Leibner. I have definitely lost count of the number of books he
has presented and translations he's prepared and we are most thankful for
all his work.

Following my previous monthly report, I was approached by a number of
people interested in supporting some further translations >from entries in
the Yad Vashem Pinkasim (Encyclopedias of the Jewish communities), some of
which will be seen listed below. If you also are interested in a
particular community that is listed in one of these encyclopedias, I will
gladly assist you in seeing the relevant entry translated.

Another significant new addition in November was of the book "We want to
live", tracing the arduous journey of Jewish martyrs across Lithuania,
Latvia, Byelorussia, Poland & Germany. It was kindly presented to us by
author's son, Joshua H. Rassen, and for which we are most grateful.

Further activities this past month, included the setting up of two
Translations Funds for the following books:

- Brzesko, Poland Yizkor book - "Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and
vicinity"
- Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania - " A Palace That Sank...", the Schwabe
Gymnasion Kovno Lithuania Yizkor Book

If you are interested in one of these communities and are able to support
the lofty endeavor of having its Yizkor book translated into English,
you'll find a link to our Translation Fund page listed at the end of this
report. Other than these, there are also around 85 Translation Funds
eagerly waiting your financial support.

The final piece of news on progress comes >from our Yizkor Books in Print
Project, which published no less than three books over the past month:

- Dokshytsy, Belarus - "Dokshitz-Parafianov Memorial (Yizkor) Book"
- Bender, Moldova - "Yizkor Book of Our Birth Place: Bendery"
- Jonava, Lithuania - "Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia"

The YBIP project has published 64 books in the 5 years since its inception
and our hats go off to Joel Alpert and his truly dedicated team for this
remarkable achievement. Joel also has informed us that November was a
record sales month for this project, indicating to me the growing interest
and importance of these books. Details of what is available and where they
may be purchased appears at the end of this report.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project in November.

We have added in a two new books:

- We want to live
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Zamosc, Poland (Pinkas Zamosc; in Memoriam )
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zamosc1/zamosc1.html

And added in 5 new entries:

- Craidorolt, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00254.html

- Crasna, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00255.html

- Nechayevka, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/Jew241.html

- Izabelin, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00123.html

- Trzcianne, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00361.html

And we have continued to update 21 of our existing projects:

- Berehove, Ukraine (The Jews of Berehovo - Beregszasz in pictures)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berehove/Berehove.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Chorzele, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of Chorzel)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Chorzele/Chorzele.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Dieveniskis, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

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

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Golub_dobrzyn/Golub_dobrzyn.html

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

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosava/Kosava.html

- Krasnobrod, Poland (Krasnobrod; a Memorial to the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krasnobrod/Krasnobrod.html

- Lviv, Ukraine (Lwow Volume: Part I)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lviv/lviv.html

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica
and Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kobylnik/Kobylnik.html

- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jordanow/Jordanow.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Stolin, Belarus (Stolin; a memorial to the Jewish communities of Stolin
and vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stolin/Stolin.html

- Sosnove (Ludvipol), Ukraine (Ludvipol (Wolyn); in memory of the Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ludvipol/Ludvipol.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tovste/tovste.html

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

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

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://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
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

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


Yizkor Book Project, November 2017 #france

bounce-3429045-772957@...
 

Shalom,

To say that great progress was made in the Yizkor Book Project over 2017,
is probably an understatement. To begin with, we are pleased to inform
you that we added in the final pages of two of our projects. The
completion of our Yizkor Book projects is always exciting and it is
heartwarming to see the result of the combined efforts of many good
people, bearing fruit. We now have 141 complete projects online and I
foresee that coming months will see further additions to this steadily
growing number. The projects finished this past month were:

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski), the translation of
which was generously presented to us by Bob Fitterman.
- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow - yet another book compiled and donated to us
by Bill Leibner. I have definitely lost count of the number of books he
has presented and translations he's prepared and we are most thankful for
all his work.

Following my previous monthly report, I was approached by a number of
people interested in supporting some further translations >from entries in
the Yad Vashem Pinkasim (Encyclopedias of the Jewish communities), some of
which will be seen listed below. If you also are interested in a
particular community that is listed in one of these encyclopedias, I will
gladly assist you in seeing the relevant entry translated.

Another significant new addition in November was of the book "We want to
live", tracing the arduous journey of Jewish martyrs across Lithuania,
Latvia, Byelorussia, Poland & Germany. It was kindly presented to us by
author's son, Joshua H. Rassen, and for which we are most grateful.

Further activities this past month, included the setting up of two
Translations Funds for the following books:

- Brzesko, Poland Yizkor book - "Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and
vicinity"
- Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania - " A Palace That Sank...", the Schwabe
Gymnasion Kovno Lithuania Yizkor Book

If you are interested in one of these communities and are able to support
the lofty endeavor of having its Yizkor book translated into English,
you'll find a link to our Translation Fund page listed at the end of this
report. Other than these, there are also around 85 Translation Funds
eagerly waiting your financial support.

The final piece of news on progress comes >from our Yizkor Books in Print
Project, which published no less than three books over the past month:

- Dokshytsy, Belarus - "Dokshitz-Parafianov Memorial (Yizkor) Book"
- Bender, Moldova - "Yizkor Book of Our Birth Place: Bendery"
- Jonava, Lithuania - "Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia"

The YBIP project has published 64 books in the 5 years since its inception
and our hats go off to Joel Alpert and his truly dedicated team for this
remarkable achievement. Joel also has informed us that November was a
record sales month for this project, indicating to me the growing interest
and importance of these books. Details of what is available and where they
may be purchased appears at the end of this report.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project in November.

We have added in a two new books:

- We want to live
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Zamosc, Poland (Pinkas Zamosc; in Memoriam )
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zamosc1/zamosc1.html

And added in 5 new entries:

- Craidorolt, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00254.html

- Crasna, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00255.html

- Nechayevka, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/Jew241.html

- Izabelin, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00123.html

- Trzcianne, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00361.html

And we have continued to update 21 of our existing projects:

- Berehove, Ukraine (The Jews of Berehovo - Beregszasz in pictures)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berehove/Berehove.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Chorzele, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of Chorzel)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Chorzele/Chorzele.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Dieveniskis, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

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

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Golub_dobrzyn/Golub_dobrzyn.html

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

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosava/Kosava.html

- Krasnobrod, Poland (Krasnobrod; a Memorial to the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krasnobrod/Krasnobrod.html

- Lviv, Ukraine (Lwow Volume: Part I)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lviv/lviv.html

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica
and Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kobylnik/Kobylnik.html

- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jordanow/Jordanow.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Stolin, Belarus (Stolin; a memorial to the Jewish communities of Stolin
and vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stolin/Stolin.html

- Sosnove (Ludvipol), Ukraine (Ludvipol (Wolyn); in memory of the Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ludvipol/Ludvipol.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tovste/tovste.html

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

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

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://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
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

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


French SIG #France Yizkor Book Project, November 2017 #france

bounce-3429045-772957@...
 

Shalom,

To say that great progress was made in the Yizkor Book Project over 2017,
is probably an understatement. To begin with, we are pleased to inform
you that we added in the final pages of two of our projects. The
completion of our Yizkor Book projects is always exciting and it is
heartwarming to see the result of the combined efforts of many good
people, bearing fruit. We now have 141 complete projects online and I
foresee that coming months will see further additions to this steadily
growing number. The projects finished this past month were:

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski), the translation of
which was generously presented to us by Bob Fitterman.
- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow - yet another book compiled and donated to us
by Bill Leibner. I have definitely lost count of the number of books he
has presented and translations he's prepared and we are most thankful for
all his work.

Following my previous monthly report, I was approached by a number of
people interested in supporting some further translations >from entries in
the Yad Vashem Pinkasim (Encyclopedias of the Jewish communities), some of
which will be seen listed below. If you also are interested in a
particular community that is listed in one of these encyclopedias, I will
gladly assist you in seeing the relevant entry translated.

Another significant new addition in November was of the book "We want to
live", tracing the arduous journey of Jewish martyrs across Lithuania,
Latvia, Byelorussia, Poland & Germany. It was kindly presented to us by
author's son, Joshua H. Rassen, and for which we are most grateful.

Further activities this past month, included the setting up of two
Translations Funds for the following books:

- Brzesko, Poland Yizkor book - "Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and
vicinity"
- Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania - " A Palace That Sank...", the Schwabe
Gymnasion Kovno Lithuania Yizkor Book

If you are interested in one of these communities and are able to support
the lofty endeavor of having its Yizkor book translated into English,
you'll find a link to our Translation Fund page listed at the end of this
report. Other than these, there are also around 85 Translation Funds
eagerly waiting your financial support.

The final piece of news on progress comes >from our Yizkor Books in Print
Project, which published no less than three books over the past month:

- Dokshytsy, Belarus - "Dokshitz-Parafianov Memorial (Yizkor) Book"
- Bender, Moldova - "Yizkor Book of Our Birth Place: Bendery"
- Jonava, Lithuania - "Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia"

The YBIP project has published 64 books in the 5 years since its inception
and our hats go off to Joel Alpert and his truly dedicated team for this
remarkable achievement. Joel also has informed us that November was a
record sales month for this project, indicating to me the growing interest
and importance of these books. Details of what is available and where they
may be purchased appears at the end of this report.

And now for details of all the updates and additions that were carried out
in the Yizkor Book Project in November.

We have added in a two new books:

- We want to live
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.html

- Zamosc, Poland (Pinkas Zamosc; in Memoriam )
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zamosc1/zamosc1.html

And added in 5 new entries:

- Craidorolt, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00254.html

- Crasna, Romania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00255.html

- Nechayevka, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/Jew241.html

- Izabelin, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00123.html

- Trzcianne, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00361.html

And we have continued to update 21 of our existing projects:

- Berehove, Ukraine (The Jews of Berehovo - Beregszasz in pictures)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berehove/Berehove.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Chorzele, Poland (Memorial Book of the Community of Chorzel)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Chorzele/Chorzele.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Dieveniskis, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (Yekaterinoslav-Dnepropetrovsk Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Ekaterinoslav/Ekaterinoslav.html

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

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Golub_dobrzyn/Golub_dobrzyn.html

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

- Kosava, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kosow Poleski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kosava/Kosava.html

- Krasnobrod, Poland (Krasnobrod; a Memorial to the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krasnobrod/Krasnobrod.html

- Lviv, Ukraine (Lwow Volume: Part I)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lviv/lviv.html

- Miechow, Charsznica & Ksiaz, Poland (Miechov Memorial Book, Charsznica
and Ksiaz) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miechow/Miechow.html

- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kobylnik/Kobylnik.html

- Pan Kapitan of Jordanow
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jordanow/Jordanow.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Stolin, Belarus (Stolin; a memorial to the Jewish communities of Stolin
and vicinity) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stolin/Stolin.html

- Sosnove (Ludvipol), Ukraine (Ludvipol (Wolyn); in memory of the Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ludvipol/Ludvipol.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tovste/tovste.html

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

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

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://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
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

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


(France) FamilySearch and City of Paris Agreement to Digitize Reconstituted Parish and Civil Registrations Pre 1860 Paris #france

Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Mayor of Paris signed an agreement for a project for FamilySearch to
digitize the microfilms of the "reconstituted" parish and civil
registrations of pre-1860 Paris. This will constitute over 10 million =
views
from existing microfilms and original documents. Currently, it has been
possible to search index cards of reconstituted registers online, =
however
to see the actual document one had to visit the Paris Archives looking =
at
microfilm, which are not in the best condition. When the project is
completed the digitized records will be available both on the =
FamilySearch
website and the Paris Archives website, free to all to use. A timeline =
for
completion was not announced.

To read more about this see: https://tinyurl.com/y8kycxyt
Original url:
http://french-genealogy.typepad.com/genealogie/2017/11/exciting-news-abou=
t-p
arisian-genealogy.html

Within this article are links to the proposal and approval of the =
proposal.
If you require them to be translated >from French use a translation =
service
such as Google translate at https://translate.google.com

History

The Siege of Paris occurred in 1870-1871. During the battle the H=F4tel =
de
Ville (City Hall) and repository of records since the 16th century was
torched. Other historic buildings were also torched. Between five and =
eight
million records, dating as far back as the 16th century, were destroyed. =
The
French reconstituted some of the lost records >from other sources. It =
took
25 tears copying parish and religious records, reconstituting records =
from
1802-1960.

In 1941 another reconstruction effort began to find all information on
Parisians >from the Middle Ages. This was a result of using litigation =
and
other judicial records, therefore a selection of the Paris residents,
predominately affluent and nobility records and not the general public.

There were previous "revolutions" where archives were destroyed as =
well. To
read more about the destruction of the records see:
https://tinyurl.com/ycpjeqcr
Original url:
http://french-genealogy.typepad.com/genealogie/2009/04/in-1870-71-the-pru=
ssi
ans-laidsiegeto-paris-during-the-first-siege-they-took-the-left-bank-and-=
the
-heights-the-national-gu.html

Thank you to Gail Dever and Genealogy =E0 la carte for mentioning the =
above
article in French Genealogy Blog.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


French SIG #France (France) FamilySearch and City of Paris Agreement to Digitize Reconstituted Parish and Civil Registrations Pre 1860 Paris #france

Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Mayor of Paris signed an agreement for a project for FamilySearch to
digitize the microfilms of the "reconstituted" parish and civil
registrations of pre-1860 Paris. This will constitute over 10 million =
views
from existing microfilms and original documents. Currently, it has been
possible to search index cards of reconstituted registers online, =
however
to see the actual document one had to visit the Paris Archives looking =
at
microfilm, which are not in the best condition. When the project is
completed the digitized records will be available both on the =
FamilySearch
website and the Paris Archives website, free to all to use. A timeline =
for
completion was not announced.

To read more about this see: https://tinyurl.com/y8kycxyt
Original url:
http://french-genealogy.typepad.com/genealogie/2017/11/exciting-news-abou=
t-p
arisian-genealogy.html

Within this article are links to the proposal and approval of the =
proposal.
If you require them to be translated >from French use a translation =
service
such as Google translate at https://translate.google.com

History

The Siege of Paris occurred in 1870-1871. During the battle the H=F4tel =
de
Ville (City Hall) and repository of records since the 16th century was
torched. Other historic buildings were also torched. Between five and =
eight
million records, dating as far back as the 16th century, were destroyed. =
The
French reconstituted some of the lost records >from other sources. It =
took
25 tears copying parish and religious records, reconstituting records =
from
1802-1960.

In 1941 another reconstruction effort began to find all information on
Parisians >from the Middle Ages. This was a result of using litigation =
and
other judicial records, therefore a selection of the Paris residents,
predominately affluent and nobility records and not the general public.

There were previous "revolutions" where archives were destroyed as =
well. To
read more about the destruction of the records see:
https://tinyurl.com/ycpjeqcr
Original url:
http://french-genealogy.typepad.com/genealogie/2009/04/in-1870-71-the-pru=
ssi
ans-laidsiegeto-paris-during-the-first-siege-they-took-the-left-bank-and-=
the
-heights-the-national-gu.html

Thank you to Gail Dever and Genealogy =E0 la carte for mentioning the =
above
article in French Genealogy Blog.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


(US) NBC Tries 3 DNA Testing Firms on Identical Triplets #dna

Jan Meisels Allen
 

NBC tried DNA testing >from Ancestry, 23 and Me and MyHeritage DNA. They
all showed the same results and that the identical sisters were indeed
identical!
See: https://tinyurl.com/yd39w2nl
Original url:
https://www.today.com/health/are-home-dna-kits-accurate-identical-triplets-try-3-them-t119472?cid=eml_nnn_20171201

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


DNA Research #DNA (US) NBC Tries 3 DNA Testing Firms on Identical Triplets #dna

Jan Meisels Allen
 

NBC tried DNA testing >from Ancestry, 23 and Me and MyHeritage DNA. They
all showed the same results and that the identical sisters were indeed
identical!
See: https://tinyurl.com/yd39w2nl
Original url:
https://www.today.com/health/are-home-dna-kits-accurate-identical-triplets-try-3-them-t119472?cid=eml_nnn_20171201

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


Re: Need Translation Help for 1828 Census in Latin #hungary

tom.venetia@...
 

Hello Michael
It is hard to read because you placed snippets of this document.
At this point I was only able to discern that it is about some kind of
dispute between two "arendators" (leasers/renters).
Please place the full paragraph on Viewmate
Regards
Tom

-----Original Message-----
Subject: Need Translation Help for 1828 Census in Latin
From: michael_perl9@hotmail.com
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 17:50:14 +0000
X-Message-Number: 1

I have posted 3 short notes in Viewmate >from the 1828 Property census =
and
would really appreciate some help >from those who have looked at this =
type of
Latin before.
The entries are VM 62783, 62784 and 62785
=20
Many thanks in advance,

Michael Perl

New York


Hungary SIG #Hungary RE: Need Translation Help for 1828 Census in Latin #hungary

tom.venetia@...
 

Hello Michael
It is hard to read because you placed snippets of this document.
At this point I was only able to discern that it is about some kind of
dispute between two "arendators" (leasers/renters).
Please place the full paragraph on Viewmate
Regards
Tom

-----Original Message-----
Subject: Need Translation Help for 1828 Census in Latin
From: michael_perl9@hotmail.com
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 17:50:14 +0000
X-Message-Number: 1

I have posted 3 short notes in Viewmate >from the 1828 Property census =
and
would really appreciate some help >from those who have looked at this =
type of
Latin before.
The entries are VM 62783, 62784 and 62785
=20
Many thanks in advance,

Michael Perl

New York


Grigoriopol KehilaLinks Website #bessarabia

Inna Vayner <innanes@...>
 

Dear Researchers,

We are glad to announce that Grigoriopol KehilaLinks website is up and running.

https://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/grigoriopol/default.asp

There is still a lot of work to do and we are hopeful that all
Grigoriopol researchers will collaborate and contribute to our
website.

You can share your memoirs, photographs, and stories. This will allow
our website to grow and will provide our researchers with useful
information.

Your insights and comments on what can be added and changed, and how
to improve our website are more than welcomed.

Inna Vayner and Yefim Kogan

Bessarabia SIG Coordinators
****************************************************************************************
Bessarabia SIG Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Bessarabian.Moldavian.Jewishroots


Bessarabia SIG #Bessarabia Grigoriopol KehilaLinks Website #bessarabia

Inna Vayner <innanes@...>
 

Dear Researchers,

We are glad to announce that Grigoriopol KehilaLinks website is up and running.

https://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/grigoriopol/default.asp

There is still a lot of work to do and we are hopeful that all
Grigoriopol researchers will collaborate and contribute to our
website.

You can share your memoirs, photographs, and stories. This will allow
our website to grow and will provide our researchers with useful
information.

Your insights and comments on what can be added and changed, and how
to improve our website are more than welcomed.

Inna Vayner and Yefim Kogan

Bessarabia SIG Coordinators
****************************************************************************************
Bessarabia SIG Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Bessarabian.Moldavian.Jewishroots


Lorena Hill contact? #general

Bryan Diamond
 

I want to contact Lorena HILL,  I think resident in USA as Lorena R.
Hill, .the My Heritage Manager and descendant of Sarah via Jennie Smith,
of the Sarah GOLDSTEIN (my great-aunt) site,  so we can exchange
information,  I am in London, UK, If anyone knows her contact details
please  advise me

Bryan Diamond


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Lorena Hill contact? #general

Bryan Diamond
 

I want to contact Lorena HILL,  I think resident in USA as Lorena R.
Hill, .the My Heritage Manager and descendant of Sarah via Jennie Smith,
of the Sarah GOLDSTEIN (my great-aunt) site,  so we can exchange
information,  I am in London, UK, If anyone knows her contact details
please  advise me

Bryan Diamond


(US) War of 1812 Pension Applications Free on Fold3.com #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Federation of Genealogical Societies has fundraised for five years to
support the digitization of the pension records of the War of 1812. They
raised more than $3 million and digitized 7.2 million pages. Ancestry.com
provided a dollar for dollar matching grant. The fundraising and Ancestry
matching grant have made the pages free for everyone. The digitized images
are being posted incrementally and added to over the coming months,
currently the records cover through last names to the letter "Q".

The (US) National Archives is the repository of the original documents which
are fragile >from multi-years of handling. According to the National
Archives states these are among the heaviest requested materials.

The records include the veteran's name, age, place of residence, widow's
name, date of marriage, military service, date of veteran's death and more.
According to Fold3.com the War of 1812 pension applications consist of
approximately 180,000 pension and bounty land warrant applications relating
to claims based on service between 1812 and 1815. The files contain
documentation in support of the claim such as affidavits, the original
application and witness statements. To read more about the FGS campaign
see: http://www.preservethepensions.org/

To access the files on Fold.com, which is part of the Ancestry.com family of
companies, go to: https://go.fold3.com/1812pensions/
.
While Fold3.com is a subscription site, the War of 1812 Pension application
files are totally free. An example, is the application of Jacob Cohen whose
alias is John Cohen and whose widow is Sarah Cohen. The application was
filed in 1878. Note they could not find a Jacob Cohen but did find John
Cohen in the service records. The file contains 53 pages.

Browsing is available without registration, However, you will have to
register for a free account to download or print any of the documents.
Registration requires providing an email address and password. On the upper
right side there is an icon depicting tools. Click on the "tools" to print,
download, share the record and more.

Note: There are additional War of 1812 records on Fold3.com which are
accessible through the aforementioned url:
https://go.fold3.com/1812pensions/

I have no affiliation with Fold3, or Ancestry.com and am posting this
solely for the information of the reader.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (US) War of 1812 Pension Applications Free on Fold3.com #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Federation of Genealogical Societies has fundraised for five years to
support the digitization of the pension records of the War of 1812. They
raised more than $3 million and digitized 7.2 million pages. Ancestry.com
provided a dollar for dollar matching grant. The fundraising and Ancestry
matching grant have made the pages free for everyone. The digitized images
are being posted incrementally and added to over the coming months,
currently the records cover through last names to the letter "Q".

The (US) National Archives is the repository of the original documents which
are fragile >from multi-years of handling. According to the National
Archives states these are among the heaviest requested materials.

The records include the veteran's name, age, place of residence, widow's
name, date of marriage, military service, date of veteran's death and more.
According to Fold3.com the War of 1812 pension applications consist of
approximately 180,000 pension and bounty land warrant applications relating
to claims based on service between 1812 and 1815. The files contain
documentation in support of the claim such as affidavits, the original
application and witness statements. To read more about the FGS campaign
see: http://www.preservethepensions.org/

To access the files on Fold.com, which is part of the Ancestry.com family of
companies, go to: https://go.fold3.com/1812pensions/
.
While Fold3.com is a subscription site, the War of 1812 Pension application
files are totally free. An example, is the application of Jacob Cohen whose
alias is John Cohen and whose widow is Sarah Cohen. The application was
filed in 1878. Note they could not find a Jacob Cohen but did find John
Cohen in the service records. The file contains 53 pages.

Browsing is available without registration, However, you will have to
register for a free account to download or print any of the documents.
Registration requires providing an email address and password. On the upper
right side there is an icon depicting tools. Click on the "tools" to print,
download, share the record and more.

Note: There are additional War of 1812 records on Fold3.com which are
accessible through the aforementioned url:
https://go.fold3.com/1812pensions/

I have no affiliation with Fold3, or Ancestry.com and am posting this
solely for the information of the reader.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


A Special Request from JRI-Poland #poland

Stanley Diamond
 

Dear friends of JRI-Poland:

As we near the end of 2017, once again we encourage you to consider
JRI-Poland in your year-end giving plans, to help us to continue to expand
our database with additional entries and information for your town(s).

This year, more than ever, we have an opportunity to make a huge
difference for researchers. There are now scans available for hundreds
of thousands of records for which funds are needed to undertake the
Phase 3 full extractions. If you have missed the description of the
Phase 3 initiative, read more in this Avotaynu article
_www.jri-poland.org/downloads/Avotaynu_Fall-2016_JRI-Poland-update.pdf_
(http://www.jri-poland.org/downloads/Avotaynu_Fall-2016_JRI-Poland-update.pdf)

As JRI-Poland researchers and supporters know, JRI-Poland fundraising has
traditionally been "shtetl-specific" -- that is, you, the users of our
website and database, support the records indexing and records extraction
work for the town(s) in which your families lived.

Many researchers also mark their contributions "use the funds wherever
they are needed most," and we sincerely appreciate their recognition of how
their support gives us flexibility - sometimes to fund work on towns for
which there are very few known researchers.

There are exciting plans underway to make JRI-Poland searches even more
productive, and "General Fund" donations can also help make this initiative
a reality.

JRI-Poland is proud to point out that in our past 22-years of activity,
approximately 93% of all funds we have raised have been spent specifically
for the creation of data. This proportion of fund utilization for our
mission is remarkable -- and extremely rare -- in non-profit organizations.

To all of you who have generously supported our activity in the past, we
thank you again. To researchers who have not yet made a donation to
JRI-Poland, we ask you to consider 2017 as the year you support the
organization that has meant so much to you and your family. The JRI-Poland
donations page _www.jri-poland.org/support.html provides a facility to
make recurring donations. Small donations, each month, can make a
difference.

Note: Jewish Records Indexing - Poland is an independent non-profit
organization with its own administration, volunteers and fundraising.
Because JRI-Poland's database, discussion group and website are hosted by
JewishGen, as a courtesy to researchers, JRI-Poland enables its data search
results to be displayed on JewishGen's All Poland Database.

Wishing each and every one a healthy and joyous Hanukkah

Stanley Diamond
Executive Director
On behalf of the Board of JRI-Poland


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland A Special Request from JRI-Poland #poland

Stanley Diamond
 

Dear friends of JRI-Poland:

As we near the end of 2017, once again we encourage you to consider
JRI-Poland in your year-end giving plans, to help us to continue to expand
our database with additional entries and information for your town(s).

This year, more than ever, we have an opportunity to make a huge
difference for researchers. There are now scans available for hundreds
of thousands of records for which funds are needed to undertake the
Phase 3 full extractions. If you have missed the description of the
Phase 3 initiative, read more in this Avotaynu article
_www.jri-poland.org/downloads/Avotaynu_Fall-2016_JRI-Poland-update.pdf_
(http://www.jri-poland.org/downloads/Avotaynu_Fall-2016_JRI-Poland-update.pdf)

As JRI-Poland researchers and supporters know, JRI-Poland fundraising has
traditionally been "shtetl-specific" -- that is, you, the users of our
website and database, support the records indexing and records extraction
work for the town(s) in which your families lived.

Many researchers also mark their contributions "use the funds wherever
they are needed most," and we sincerely appreciate their recognition of how
their support gives us flexibility - sometimes to fund work on towns for
which there are very few known researchers.

There are exciting plans underway to make JRI-Poland searches even more
productive, and "General Fund" donations can also help make this initiative
a reality.

JRI-Poland is proud to point out that in our past 22-years of activity,
approximately 93% of all funds we have raised have been spent specifically
for the creation of data. This proportion of fund utilization for our
mission is remarkable -- and extremely rare -- in non-profit organizations.

To all of you who have generously supported our activity in the past, we
thank you again. To researchers who have not yet made a donation to
JRI-Poland, we ask you to consider 2017 as the year you support the
organization that has meant so much to you and your family. The JRI-Poland
donations page _www.jri-poland.org/support.html provides a facility to
make recurring donations. Small donations, each month, can make a
difference.

Note: Jewish Records Indexing - Poland is an independent non-profit
organization with its own administration, volunteers and fundraising.
Because JRI-Poland's database, discussion group and website are hosted by
JewishGen, as a courtesy to researchers, JRI-Poland enables its data search
results to be displayed on JewishGen's All Poland Database.

Wishing each and every one a healthy and joyous Hanukkah

Stanley Diamond
Executive Director
On behalf of the Board of JRI-Poland

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