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Need Hebrew translation of my surnames #general

Pam G <pgosl@...>
 

Hello,

I would like to be able to identify my family surnames in Hebrew in an old
film, if possible, and am a total novice with the Hebrew alphabet. Is this
too ambitious for me? I'm willing to try, if the printing is legible.
Also new to using viewmate; I'll post the names here, and then I can go to
viewmate if that's best(only way to transfer via computer?) , or I can
accept an attachment via private email(that would be preferable to me). I
would like these ASAP as I only have access to the film for a couple of
days. Thanks so much for any help!!
Here are the names, along with a few basic words in those documents,

LEFFMANN
JUDELL or JODEL or FIEDEL or JUDEL (spelled differently different records)
RENDSBURG
MAGNUS
ISAAC (first name)
HANNCHEN (first name)

birth
death
marriage
date

Thanks so much for any help. . .

Sincerely, Pam Gosling in California, USA
pgosl@ev1.net

Searching:
LEFFMANN(Hamburg, Muenster)
JUDELL/JODEL/JUDEL/FIEDEL(Hannover, Berlin, Hamburg, Australia)
RENDSBURG(Hamburg)
MAGNUS(Hamburg)
HIRSCH/HIRSCHFELD(Hannover, Hamburg, Holland, USA)
LEVY(Usa) SILVERMAN(Usa)

MODERATOR NOTE: Please respond privately.


Re: Location of town Ostrog #general

Piotr Kaczmarzyk <piotr@...>
 

On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Chaim Luria wrote:

Is the town of Ostrog located near Elblag on the northern coast of Poland
today ?
Yes, you can find it using ShtetlSeeker:

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?
latlongtype=decimal&latitude=54.2167&longitude=19.3833

P.


Jews as hawkers #general

MBernet@...
 

In a message dated 9/18/2002 1:05:56 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
rgfraser@iinet.net.au writes:

<< It's interesting that a great many Jews who came to Britain in the 19th
century started out as hawkers or itinerant peddlers. >>
==As they did, by necessity, in most parts of the world at that time.
Many of them came to be founders of trading empires, eg Gimbel, Bamberger,
Levi Strauss . . . Some became railroad magnates, some governors of US
states and territories.

Michael Bernet, New York <mBernet@aol.com>

WOLFF (Pfungstadt, Frankfurt/M, Koenigsberg, Amsterdam, N.Carolina);
BERNET, BERNERT, JONDORF(Frensdorf, Bamberg, Nurnberg); FEUCHTWANGER
(Schwabach, Hagenbach & Fuerth); KONIGSHOFER (anywhere); BERG, WOLF(F),
(Demmelsdorf & Zeckendorf); Shim`on GUTENSTEIN (Bad Homburg ca 1760);
FRENSDORF/ER (anywhere); MAINZER (Lorsch); anyone in Ermreuth or Floss;
GOLDSCHMIDT (B. Homburg, Hessdorf). ALTMANN (Silesia); TIMMENDORFER


Family POP #general

Ramon Pop <ramon@...>
 

Does anybody have information about family POP in the netherlands and
partly in Germany


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Need Hebrew translation of my surnames #general

Pam G <pgosl@...>
 

Hello,

I would like to be able to identify my family surnames in Hebrew in an old
film, if possible, and am a total novice with the Hebrew alphabet. Is this
too ambitious for me? I'm willing to try, if the printing is legible.
Also new to using viewmate; I'll post the names here, and then I can go to
viewmate if that's best(only way to transfer via computer?) , or I can
accept an attachment via private email(that would be preferable to me). I
would like these ASAP as I only have access to the film for a couple of
days. Thanks so much for any help!!
Here are the names, along with a few basic words in those documents,

LEFFMANN
JUDELL or JODEL or FIEDEL or JUDEL (spelled differently different records)
RENDSBURG
MAGNUS
ISAAC (first name)
HANNCHEN (first name)

birth
death
marriage
date

Thanks so much for any help. . .

Sincerely, Pam Gosling in California, USA
pgosl@ev1.net

Searching:
LEFFMANN(Hamburg, Muenster)
JUDELL/JODEL/JUDEL/FIEDEL(Hannover, Berlin, Hamburg, Australia)
RENDSBURG(Hamburg)
MAGNUS(Hamburg)
HIRSCH/HIRSCHFELD(Hannover, Hamburg, Holland, USA)
LEVY(Usa) SILVERMAN(Usa)

MODERATOR NOTE: Please respond privately.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Location of town Ostrog #general

Piotr Kaczmarzyk <piotr@...>
 

On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Chaim Luria wrote:

Is the town of Ostrog located near Elblag on the northern coast of Poland
today ?
Yes, you can find it using ShtetlSeeker:

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?
latlongtype=decimal&latitude=54.2167&longitude=19.3833

P.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Jews as hawkers #general

MBernet@...
 

In a message dated 9/18/2002 1:05:56 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
rgfraser@iinet.net.au writes:

<< It's interesting that a great many Jews who came to Britain in the 19th
century started out as hawkers or itinerant peddlers. >>
==As they did, by necessity, in most parts of the world at that time.
Many of them came to be founders of trading empires, eg Gimbel, Bamberger,
Levi Strauss . . . Some became railroad magnates, some governors of US
states and territories.

Michael Bernet, New York <mBernet@aol.com>

WOLFF (Pfungstadt, Frankfurt/M, Koenigsberg, Amsterdam, N.Carolina);
BERNET, BERNERT, JONDORF(Frensdorf, Bamberg, Nurnberg); FEUCHTWANGER
(Schwabach, Hagenbach & Fuerth); KONIGSHOFER (anywhere); BERG, WOLF(F),
(Demmelsdorf & Zeckendorf); Shim`on GUTENSTEIN (Bad Homburg ca 1760);
FRENSDORF/ER (anywhere); MAINZER (Lorsch); anyone in Ermreuth or Floss;
GOLDSCHMIDT (B. Homburg, Hessdorf). ALTMANN (Silesia); TIMMENDORFER


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Family POP #general

Ramon Pop <ramon@...>
 

Does anybody have information about family POP in the netherlands and
partly in Germany


Hints when using telephone numbers #general

Shana Egan <segan@...>
 

from time to time, questions about phone numbers are asked. Responses
usually send the questioner to different phone directories on the web.
Here are some things to keep in mind once you get the phone number:

Web phone directories don't always have the latest phone number for a
person Some areas of the country have had several area code changes in the
past few years. The base number may be correct, but is the area code?

Sometimes when moving, a person may *take* their phone number with them.
In such a case, the phone number may not seem to *belong* to the area the
person now lives.

Sometimes when an area *ran out of phone numbers* new phones were given
surrounding area phone numbers. Again, the phone number may not seem to
*belong* to the area the person now lives.

I hope this helps someone

Shana


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Hints when using telephone numbers #general

Shana Egan <segan@...>
 

from time to time, questions about phone numbers are asked. Responses
usually send the questioner to different phone directories on the web.
Here are some things to keep in mind once you get the phone number:

Web phone directories don't always have the latest phone number for a
person Some areas of the country have had several area code changes in the
past few years. The base number may be correct, but is the area code?

Sometimes when moving, a person may *take* their phone number with them.
In such a case, the phone number may not seem to *belong* to the area the
person now lives.

Sometimes when an area *ran out of phone numbers* new phones were given
surrounding area phone numbers. Again, the phone number may not seem to
*belong* to the area the person now lives.

I hope this helps someone

Shana


Re: What is a hawker? #general

Stan Klaff <stanklaff@...>
 

A hawker is what used to be known in Yiddish as a Smous pronounced -
Sm - oh - s

Regards
Stan Klaff
Grove City, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa
stanklaff@strivesoft.com www.strivesoft.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: What is a hawker? #general

Stan Klaff <stanklaff@...>
 

A hawker is what used to be known in Yiddish as a Smous pronounced -
Sm - oh - s

Regards
Stan Klaff
Grove City, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa
stanklaff@strivesoft.com www.strivesoft.com


New ShtetLinks Manager #rabbinic

Joyce Field
 

I am pleased to announce Fred Apel as the new ShtetLinks Project
Manager. Fred will take on a tough role, stepping into the shoes of
Chuck Weinstein, who, as the Project Manager for over four years,
has made ShtetLinks into a major JewishGen project. We are sad to
see Chuck step down but it is understandable that he needs to re-
focus his energies at this particular time in his life. Chuck has
graciously agreed to help acclimate Fred in his new role and for the
time being will continue to moderate the ShtetLinks mail list. I
will certainly miss working with Chuck.

Fred brings to his new position a wealth of experience in Jewish
genealogical activities. He is a Life Member and Vice President of
JGS Michigan and an advisor for the Society's award winning
newsletter,"Generations," and their website. He also produced a
local cable television show about genealogy and JGSMI and has
compiled a book entitled "Beginner's Workshop in Print" that is
presented to all new members of JGSMI. In addition, as a JewishGen
volunteer, he has helped with several necrologies and has done other
work on the Yizkor Book project.

We look forward to his bringing his talents and energies to
ShtetLinks and helping that project develop to its fullest
potential.

Joyce Field
JewishGen Vice President, Research
mailto:jfield@jewishgen.org


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic New ShtetLinks Manager #rabbinic

Joyce Field
 

I am pleased to announce Fred Apel as the new ShtetLinks Project
Manager. Fred will take on a tough role, stepping into the shoes of
Chuck Weinstein, who, as the Project Manager for over four years,
has made ShtetLinks into a major JewishGen project. We are sad to
see Chuck step down but it is understandable that he needs to re-
focus his energies at this particular time in his life. Chuck has
graciously agreed to help acclimate Fred in his new role and for the
time being will continue to moderate the ShtetLinks mail list. I
will certainly miss working with Chuck.

Fred brings to his new position a wealth of experience in Jewish
genealogical activities. He is a Life Member and Vice President of
JGS Michigan and an advisor for the Society's award winning
newsletter,"Generations," and their website. He also produced a
local cable television show about genealogy and JGSMI and has
compiled a book entitled "Beginner's Workshop in Print" that is
presented to all new members of JGSMI. In addition, as a JewishGen
volunteer, he has helped with several necrologies and has done other
work on the Yizkor Book project.

We look forward to his bringing his talents and energies to
ShtetLinks and helping that project develop to its fullest
potential.

Joyce Field
JewishGen Vice President, Research
mailto:jfield@jewishgen.org


Even HaOzer, Moshe Kharif, Fishel SZPIRO #rabbinic

Seflaum@...
 

Dear Fellow Rav-SIG Members,

In response to the recent launch of the Research Groups project, I
would like to know if anyone is interested in forming research
groups focusing on the lineage of the following rabbis.

Lineage -- ancestors and/or descendants of:

1) MOHR'R (Benjamin) Ozer ben Meir Katz (no surname)
- died 1710, Zhokva, Ukraine (formerly Zolkiew, Poland)
- descendant of Shlomo LURIA, the MaHaRaSHaL
- Av Beit Din Klimontow, Poland
- author of "Even Haozer," a commentary on the "Arbah Turim"
- daughter Miriam was the wife of Yehuda Leib of Pinczow, who was a
descendant of:

2) Moshe Kharif (no surname)
- Av Beit Din Ulanow

Also, there are three of us so far researching:
3) Fishel of Strykow (surname: SZPIRO / SHAPIRO)
- born 1743, Balta, Ukraine; died 1822, Strykow, Poland
- Av Beit Din Strykow
- a student of Elimelech of Lyzhansk
- descendants include: SZPIRO, KOZLOWSKI, LEWIN (related to the
Aleksanderer and Gerer Rebbes), FROMAN, ERLICH, LEWI,
and HOLCBERG
- Polish towns of descendants include: Brzeziny, Ruda Maleniecka,
Jedrzejow, Grojec, Przysucha, and many others.

Please contact me regarding any of the above.

Regards,
Shirley Rotbein Flaum
Houston, Texas
mailto:seflaum@aol.com


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic Even HaOzer, Moshe Kharif, Fishel SZPIRO #rabbinic

Seflaum@...
 

Dear Fellow Rav-SIG Members,

In response to the recent launch of the Research Groups project, I
would like to know if anyone is interested in forming research
groups focusing on the lineage of the following rabbis.

Lineage -- ancestors and/or descendants of:

1) MOHR'R (Benjamin) Ozer ben Meir Katz (no surname)
- died 1710, Zhokva, Ukraine (formerly Zolkiew, Poland)
- descendant of Shlomo LURIA, the MaHaRaSHaL
- Av Beit Din Klimontow, Poland
- author of "Even Haozer," a commentary on the "Arbah Turim"
- daughter Miriam was the wife of Yehuda Leib of Pinczow, who was a
descendant of:

2) Moshe Kharif (no surname)
- Av Beit Din Ulanow

Also, there are three of us so far researching:
3) Fishel of Strykow (surname: SZPIRO / SHAPIRO)
- born 1743, Balta, Ukraine; died 1822, Strykow, Poland
- Av Beit Din Strykow
- a student of Elimelech of Lyzhansk
- descendants include: SZPIRO, KOZLOWSKI, LEWIN (related to the
Aleksanderer and Gerer Rebbes), FROMAN, ERLICH, LEWI,
and HOLCBERG
- Polish towns of descendants include: Brzeziny, Ruda Maleniecka,
Jedrzejow, Grojec, Przysucha, and many others.

Please contact me regarding any of the above.

Regards,
Shirley Rotbein Flaum
Houston, Texas
mailto:seflaum@aol.com


Opatow Yizkor Book online #general

steven weiss <szome@...>
 

The English portion of the the Opatow (Apt), Poland Yizkor Book (16 pages)
can now be read on the Opatow Yizkor Book Project page. These pages give
a detailed account of this famous Chassidic town's history and
destruction.

The Yizkor Book's title is *Apt; A Town Which Does Not Exist Anymore* and
was published by The Apt Organization in Israel, USA, Canada and Brazil,
1966. The pages can be read online at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/opatow/opatow.html

Names >from this yizkor book's memorial boxes dedicated to those that
perished can be found on this web site also.

Steven Weiss
Chicago
SHULMEISTER/SHULMAN >from Opatow and Staszow
SCHWARTZBERG >from Rokiskis
VOLK >from Podzelva
LEASHNOFSKY >from Simferopol


Re: Rochester NY Shul and Cemetery #general

Martha Lev-Zion <martha@...>
 

Roberta, I would recommend that you read the book The Jewish Community in
Rochester: 1843-1925 by Stuart E. Rosenberg. He has a good background on
the Vad Hakolel Congregation and on what life was like in Rochester then.
The book is >from 1954, but I am sure you can get it >from a library.

Moadim l'simcha! Martha Lev-Zion, Israel


JGFF answers #general

Phyllis Blumenfeld <pblumenfeld@...>
 

Dear Genners;
I want to thank all those who agreed or disagreed with me regarding
receiving answers >from the JGFF listers. But, at this time, as per the
moderator, we have thoroughly exhausted the subject and it is time to move
on to something more interesting. I will continue to plod on whether I am
disappointed or not as that is what we are all about. Most of the family
probably thinks I am a crazy old lady, but it's not only challenging for
the past 18 years, but it keeps me out of real trouble and lets me think I
have something to leave behind for my children & grandchildren to think
about.
Phyllis Blumenfeld

POPS/FICHTELBERG..Dobromil/Lvov FISHKOWITZ...Dobromil
BERMAN...Nowy Sacz/Gribow TRAURIG...Wisnicz/Israel
BERNSTEIN...Lomza/Przasnysz SCHNALL...Tuckahoe, N.Y.
BLUMENFELD/SUSSMAN...Podul Ilieu,Romania
BLUMENFELD...Iasi/Pascani, Romania


R' Yaakov Yitzhak - HaYehudi HaKadosh #rabbinic

MKorbman@...
 

Hello,

I am new to this group and I'm hoping someone can help me with my
search. I recently learned that my family has a connection with
Rabbi Yaakov Yitzhak Rabinovich, also known as Ha Yehudi Ha Kadosh.
I did find some information on him at the JudaicaPlus website. Where
could I find more information on him and his lineage?

Thank you.
Melinda Korbman

SEARCHING: GREEN/GRIN - Bychawa, Kielczewice & Modliborzyce Poland
STERN - Bychawa, Poland
HAMMERMAN - Modliborzyce, Poland
SUSSER/SHUSSER - Lepel, Belarus
BEACHER - Krynki, Poland
KORBMAN/KORMAN -Troky, Poland / Trakai, Lithuania