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Yizkor Book Project, August 2017 #general

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As always, in that relatively short period of time called a month,
quite a great deal has transpired in the Yizkor Book Project.

To begin with, a considerable number of new Translations Funds were
recently set up for the following projects:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
- Wislica, Poland (Memorial book of Wislica; the Wislich yizkor book)
- Zakroczym, Poland (My Zakroczym)

For all these projects, the project coordinators for them have
realized that in order to accomplish the professional translation of
the book, the best idea would be to set up a dedicated fund. The idea
of these funds involves relies on the financial support for the
researchers of these particular communities - who join together to see
the translation of these books available to everyone. If any of the
above are "your" communities and you have yet to donate to the
relevant fund, please go to the JewishGen-erosity page, whose link
appears at the end of this message to carry out the donation.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Avraham Groll,
JewishGen Director, and Rebecca Schaeffer, his assistant, their much
appreciated assistance in taking care of the logistics involved around
these funds, helping us to go forward with the projects in a timely
fashion.

Over and above financial support for the projects, we do have a
dedicated and, frankly, amazing band of volunteers who help the Yizkor
Book Project make significant progress each and every month. Still, we
are always on the lookout for more volunteers able to devote as much
time as they feel comfortable with, to assist in translating and
editing. In particular, we are currently looking for people who can
read Hebrew or Yiddish and have a background in editing to assist us
in this field - if this describes yourself, I would love to hear from
you.

Other than that, our Yizkor Books in Print project continues to
regularly roll out new books, the last being "God's Sabbatical Years"
- the memoirs of Holocaust survivor, Alan Weiler, as related by
author, Peter Harris. Thanks go out to Joel Alpert and his team for
the considerable time, thought and energy which was invested in the
publishing this book and all the other books made available by the
YBIP Project over the last few years.

As the High Holidays are just around the corner, I would like to wish
all of you a Shana Tova U'Metuka - a sweet New Year. Wishing you a
year of happiness and good health and realizations of all your dreams.
At this time, I would also like to wish our dear friends in Houston an
early return to normality so that they can join us in happily
welcoming in this new year.

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

We have added in a new book:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brzesko/Brzesko.html

And added in a new entry:

- Dolny Stal, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo141.html

And we have continued to update 27 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

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Kosiv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kosow-Kosow Huculski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kosiv/kosiv.html

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

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

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

- Minsk, Belarus (Minsk, Jewish Mother-City, a memorial anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/minsk/minsk.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dworp.html [Polish]

- Ozarow, Poland (Memories of Ozarow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozarow/Ozarow.html

- Przedborz, Poland (Przedborz Memorial Book: 33 Years Since the
Destruction of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Przedborz/Przedborz.html

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

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Suceava, Romania (The Book of the Jews >from Suceava (Shotz) and the
Surrounding Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suceava/Suceava.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Trakai, Lithuania (Troki)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/trakai/trakai.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelechow.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.

Shana Tova/Happy New Year,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Yizkor Book Project, August 2017 #general

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As always, in that relatively short period of time called a month,
quite a great deal has transpired in the Yizkor Book Project.

To begin with, a considerable number of new Translations Funds were
recently set up for the following projects:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
- Wislica, Poland (Memorial book of Wislica; the Wislich yizkor book)
- Zakroczym, Poland (My Zakroczym)

For all these projects, the project coordinators for them have
realized that in order to accomplish the professional translation of
the book, the best idea would be to set up a dedicated fund. The idea
of these funds involves relies on the financial support for the
researchers of these particular communities - who join together to see
the translation of these books available to everyone. If any of the
above are "your" communities and you have yet to donate to the
relevant fund, please go to the JewishGen-erosity page, whose link
appears at the end of this message to carry out the donation.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Avraham Groll,
JewishGen Director, and Rebecca Schaeffer, his assistant, their much
appreciated assistance in taking care of the logistics involved around
these funds, helping us to go forward with the projects in a timely
fashion.

Over and above financial support for the projects, we do have a
dedicated and, frankly, amazing band of volunteers who help the Yizkor
Book Project make significant progress each and every month. Still, we
are always on the lookout for more volunteers able to devote as much
time as they feel comfortable with, to assist in translating and
editing. In particular, we are currently looking for people who can
read Hebrew or Yiddish and have a background in editing to assist us
in this field - if this describes yourself, I would love to hear from
you.

Other than that, our Yizkor Books in Print project continues to
regularly roll out new books, the last being "God's Sabbatical Years"
- the memoirs of Holocaust survivor, Alan Weiler, as related by
author, Peter Harris. Thanks go out to Joel Alpert and his team for
the considerable time, thought and energy which was invested in the
publishing this book and all the other books made available by the
YBIP Project over the last few years.

As the High Holidays are just around the corner, I would like to wish
all of you a Shana Tova U'Metuka - a sweet New Year. Wishing you a
year of happiness and good health and realizations of all your dreams.
At this time, I would also like to wish our dear friends in Houston an
early return to normality so that they can join us in happily
welcoming in this new year.

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

We have added in a new book:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brzesko/Brzesko.html

And added in a new entry:

- Dolny Stal, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo141.html

And we have continued to update 27 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

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Kosiv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kosow-Kosow Huculski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kosiv/kosiv.html

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

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

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

- Minsk, Belarus (Minsk, Jewish Mother-City, a memorial anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/minsk/minsk.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dworp.html [Polish]

- Ozarow, Poland (Memories of Ozarow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozarow/Ozarow.html

- Przedborz, Poland (Przedborz Memorial Book: 33 Years Since the
Destruction of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Przedborz/Przedborz.html

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

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Suceava, Romania (The Book of the Jews >from Suceava (Shotz) and the
Surrounding Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suceava/Suceava.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Trakai, Lithuania (Troki)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/trakai/trakai.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelechow.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.

Shana Tova/Happy New Year,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


When there are no records for your town on JewishGen.... #general

Lara Diamond
 

People always complain how there are no records on JewishGen for their family
towns. Well, here's how you can fix that. (And I also included some cool old
records I found in fixing that issue for my own family.)

https://larasgenealogy.blogspot.com/2017/09/when-there-are-no-records-for-your.html

Lara Diamond
Baltimore, MD

Researching:
from Lubny, Poltava, Ukraine & Nezhin, Chernigov, Ukraine: TOLCHINSKY, LEFAND,
HALPERIN; >from Krasnoye, Belarus: HALPERIN/ALPERN; >from Transcarpathian Ukraine
(former Maramaros, Austria-Hungary): JOSZOVICS, RUTNER, EIZIKOVICS, FARKAS,
FUCHS, VIZEL, MOTYOVICS, MILLER; >from Shpikov & Krasnoye, Podolia, Ukraine:
SANSHUCK, ZUBKIS/SUPKOFF, BRANDMAN; >from Volhynia, Ukraine: DIAMOND/DIAMANT,
HALPERIN, SUTTLEMAN/ZITELMAN, BEITCH/BAJCZ, LAZOVNIK, FINE, GARBER


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen When there are no records for your town on JewishGen.... #general

Lara Diamond
 

People always complain how there are no records on JewishGen for their family
towns. Well, here's how you can fix that. (And I also included some cool old
records I found in fixing that issue for my own family.)

https://larasgenealogy.blogspot.com/2017/09/when-there-are-no-records-for-your.html

Lara Diamond
Baltimore, MD

Researching:
from Lubny, Poltava, Ukraine & Nezhin, Chernigov, Ukraine: TOLCHINSKY, LEFAND,
HALPERIN; >from Krasnoye, Belarus: HALPERIN/ALPERN; >from Transcarpathian Ukraine
(former Maramaros, Austria-Hungary): JOSZOVICS, RUTNER, EIZIKOVICS, FARKAS,
FUCHS, VIZEL, MOTYOVICS, MILLER; >from Shpikov & Krasnoye, Podolia, Ukraine:
SANSHUCK, ZUBKIS/SUPKOFF, BRANDMAN; >from Volhynia, Ukraine: DIAMOND/DIAMANT,
HALPERIN, SUTTLEMAN/ZITELMAN, BEITCH/BAJCZ, LAZOVNIK, FINE, GARBER


Polish name Salke #general

zionsharav
 

My uncle, Shlomo Keini z"l, was born in Poland. He wrote the name "Salke Koenig"
on a 1935 "Map of Palestine".

We know that Koenig became Keini - but is "Salke" a known Polish given name?

Thanks for any insights.

-Ari Dale


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Polish name Salke #general

zionsharav
 

My uncle, Shlomo Keini z"l, was born in Poland. He wrote the name "Salke Koenig"
on a 1935 "Map of Palestine".

We know that Koenig became Keini - but is "Salke" a known Polish given name?

Thanks for any insights.

-Ari Dale


Yizkor Book Project, August 2017 #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As always, in that relatively short period of time called a month,
quite a great deal has transpired in the Yizkor Book Project.

To begin with, a considerable number of new Translations Funds were
recently set up for the following projects:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
- Wislica, Poland (Memorial book of Wislica; the Wislich yizkor book)
- Zakroczym, Poland (My Zakroczym)

For all these projects, the project coordinators for them have
realized that in order to accomplish the professional translation of
the book, the best idea would be to set up a dedicated fund. The idea
of these funds involves relies on the financial support for the
researchers of these particular communities - who join together to see
the translation of these books available to everyone. If any of the
above are "your" communities and you have yet to donate to the
relevant fund, please go to the JewishGen-erosity page, whose link
appears at the end of this message to carry out the donation.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Avraham Groll,
JewishGen Director, and Rebecca Schaeffer, his assistant, their much
appreciated assistance in taking care of the logistics involved around
these funds, helping us to go forward with the projects in a timely
fashion.

Over and above financial support for the projects, we do have a
dedicated and, frankly, amazing band of volunteers who help the Yizkor
Book Project make significant progress each and every month. Still, we
are always on the lookout for more volunteers able to devote as much
time as they feel comfortable with, to assist in translating and
editing. In particular, we are currently looking for people who can
read Hebrew or Yiddish and have a background in editing to assist us
in this field - if this describes yourself, I would love to hear from
you.

Other than that, our Yizkor Books in Print project continues to
regularly roll out new books, the last being "God's Sabbatical Years"
- the memoirs of Holocaust survivor, Alan Weiler, as related by
author, Peter Harris. Thanks go out to Joel Alpert and his team for
the considerable time, thought and energy which was invested in the
publishing this book and all the other books made available by the
YBIP Project over the last few years.

As the High Holidays are just around the corner, I would like to wish
all of you a Shana Tova U'Metuka - a sweet New Year. Wishing you a
year of happiness and good health and realizations of all your dreams.
At this time, I would also like to wish our dear friends in Houston an
early return to normality so that they can join us in happily
welcoming in this new year.

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

We have added in a new book:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brzesko/Brzesko.html

And added in a new entry:

- Dolny Stal, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo141.html

And we have continued to update 27 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

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Kosiv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kosow-Kosow Huculski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kosiv/kosiv.html

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

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

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

- Minsk, Belarus (Minsk, Jewish Mother-City, a memorial anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/minsk/minsk.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dworp.html [Polish]

- Ozarow, Poland (Memories of Ozarow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozarow/Ozarow.html

- Przedborz, Poland (Przedborz Memorial Book: 33 Years Since the
Destruction of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Przedborz/Przedborz.html

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

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Suceava, Romania (The Book of the Jews >from Suceava (Shotz) and the
Surrounding Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suceava/Suceava.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Trakai, Lithuania (Troki)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/trakai/trakai.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelechow.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.

Shana Tova/Happy New Year,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland Yizkor Book Project, August 2017 #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As always, in that relatively short period of time called a month,
quite a great deal has transpired in the Yizkor Book Project.

To begin with, a considerable number of new Translations Funds were
recently set up for the following projects:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
- Wislica, Poland (Memorial book of Wislica; the Wislich yizkor book)
- Zakroczym, Poland (My Zakroczym)

For all these projects, the project coordinators for them have
realized that in order to accomplish the professional translation of
the book, the best idea would be to set up a dedicated fund. The idea
of these funds involves relies on the financial support for the
researchers of these particular communities - who join together to see
the translation of these books available to everyone. If any of the
above are "your" communities and you have yet to donate to the
relevant fund, please go to the JewishGen-erosity page, whose link
appears at the end of this message to carry out the donation.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Avraham Groll,
JewishGen Director, and Rebecca Schaeffer, his assistant, their much
appreciated assistance in taking care of the logistics involved around
these funds, helping us to go forward with the projects in a timely
fashion.

Over and above financial support for the projects, we do have a
dedicated and, frankly, amazing band of volunteers who help the Yizkor
Book Project make significant progress each and every month. Still, we
are always on the lookout for more volunteers able to devote as much
time as they feel comfortable with, to assist in translating and
editing. In particular, we are currently looking for people who can
read Hebrew or Yiddish and have a background in editing to assist us
in this field - if this describes yourself, I would love to hear from
you.

Other than that, our Yizkor Books in Print project continues to
regularly roll out new books, the last being "God's Sabbatical Years"
- the memoirs of Holocaust survivor, Alan Weiler, as related by
author, Peter Harris. Thanks go out to Joel Alpert and his team for
the considerable time, thought and energy which was invested in the
publishing this book and all the other books made available by the
YBIP Project over the last few years.

As the High Holidays are just around the corner, I would like to wish
all of you a Shana Tova U'Metuka - a sweet New Year. Wishing you a
year of happiness and good health and realizations of all your dreams.
At this time, I would also like to wish our dear friends in Houston an
early return to normality so that they can join us in happily
welcoming in this new year.

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

We have added in a new book:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brzesko/Brzesko.html

And added in a new entry:

- Dolny Stal, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo141.html

And we have continued to update 27 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

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Kosiv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kosow-Kosow Huculski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kosiv/kosiv.html

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

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

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

- Minsk, Belarus (Minsk, Jewish Mother-City, a memorial anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/minsk/minsk.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dworp.html [Polish]

- Ozarow, Poland (Memories of Ozarow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozarow/Ozarow.html

- Przedborz, Poland (Przedborz Memorial Book: 33 Years Since the
Destruction of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Przedborz/Przedborz.html

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

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Suceava, Romania (The Book of the Jews >from Suceava (Shotz) and the
Surrounding Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suceava/Suceava.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Trakai, Lithuania (Troki)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/trakai/trakai.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelechow.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.

Shana Tova/Happy New Year,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, August 2017 #lodz #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As always, in that relatively short period of time called a month,
quite a great deal has transpired in the Yizkor Book Project.

To begin with, a considerable number of new Translations Funds were
recently set up for the following projects:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
- Wislica, Poland (Memorial book of Wislica; the Wislich yizkor book)
- Zakroczym, Poland (My Zakroczym)

For all these projects, the project coordinators for them have
realized that in order to accomplish the professional translation of
the book, the best idea would be to set up a dedicated fund. The idea
of these funds involves relies on the financial support for the
researchers of these particular communities - who join together to see
the translation of these books available to everyone. If any of the
above are "your" communities and you have yet to donate to the
relevant fund, please go to the JewishGen-erosity page, whose link
appears at the end of this message to carry out the donation.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Avraham Groll,
JewishGen Director, and Rebecca Schaeffer, his assistant, their much
appreciated assistance in taking care of the logistics involved around
these funds, helping us to go forward with the projects in a timely
fashion.

Over and above financial support for the projects, we do have a
dedicated and, frankly, amazing band of volunteers who help the Yizkor
Book Project make significant progress each and every month. Still, we
are always on the lookout for more volunteers able to devote as much
time as they feel comfortable with, to assist in translating and
editing. In particular, we are currently looking for people who can
read Hebrew or Yiddish and have a background in editing to assist us
in this field - if this describes yourself, I would love to hear from
you.

Other than that, our Yizkor Books in Print project continues to
regularly roll out new books, the last being "God's Sabbatical Years"
- the memoirs of Holocaust survivor, Alan Weiler, as related by
author, Peter Harris. Thanks go out to Joel Alpert and his team for
the considerable time, thought and energy which was invested in the
publishing this book and all the other books made available by the
YBIP Project over the last few years.

As the High Holidays are just around the corner, I would like to wish
all of you a Shana Tova U'Metuka - a sweet New Year. Wishing you a
year of happiness and good health and realizations of all your dreams.
At this time, I would also like to wish our dear friends in Houston an
early return to normality so that they can join us in happily
welcoming in this new year.

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

We have added in a new book:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brzesko/Brzesko.html

And added in a new entry:

- Dolny Stal, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo141.html

And we have continued to update 27 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

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Kosiv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kosow-Kosow Huculski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kosiv/kosiv.html

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

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

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

- Minsk, Belarus (Minsk, Jewish Mother-City, a memorial anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/minsk/minsk.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dworp.html [Polish]

- Ozarow, Poland (Memories of Ozarow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozarow/Ozarow.html

- Przedborz, Poland (Przedborz Memorial Book: 33 Years Since the
Destruction of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Przedborz/Przedborz.html

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

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Suceava, Romania (The Book of the Jews >from Suceava (Shotz) and the
Surrounding Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suceava/Suceava.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Trakai, Lithuania (Troki)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/trakai/trakai.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelechow.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.

Shana Tova/Happy New Year,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland Yizkor Book Project, August 2017 #poland #lodz

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As always, in that relatively short period of time called a month,
quite a great deal has transpired in the Yizkor Book Project.

To begin with, a considerable number of new Translations Funds were
recently set up for the following projects:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
- Wislica, Poland (Memorial book of Wislica; the Wislich yizkor book)
- Zakroczym, Poland (My Zakroczym)

For all these projects, the project coordinators for them have
realized that in order to accomplish the professional translation of
the book, the best idea would be to set up a dedicated fund. The idea
of these funds involves relies on the financial support for the
researchers of these particular communities - who join together to see
the translation of these books available to everyone. If any of the
above are "your" communities and you have yet to donate to the
relevant fund, please go to the JewishGen-erosity page, whose link
appears at the end of this message to carry out the donation.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Avraham Groll,
JewishGen Director, and Rebecca Schaeffer, his assistant, their much
appreciated assistance in taking care of the logistics involved around
these funds, helping us to go forward with the projects in a timely
fashion.

Over and above financial support for the projects, we do have a
dedicated and, frankly, amazing band of volunteers who help the Yizkor
Book Project make significant progress each and every month. Still, we
are always on the lookout for more volunteers able to devote as much
time as they feel comfortable with, to assist in translating and
editing. In particular, we are currently looking for people who can
read Hebrew or Yiddish and have a background in editing to assist us
in this field - if this describes yourself, I would love to hear from
you.

Other than that, our Yizkor Books in Print project continues to
regularly roll out new books, the last being "God's Sabbatical Years"
- the memoirs of Holocaust survivor, Alan Weiler, as related by
author, Peter Harris. Thanks go out to Joel Alpert and his team for
the considerable time, thought and energy which was invested in the
publishing this book and all the other books made available by the
YBIP Project over the last few years.

As the High Holidays are just around the corner, I would like to wish
all of you a Shana Tova U'Metuka - a sweet New Year. Wishing you a
year of happiness and good health and realizations of all your dreams.
At this time, I would also like to wish our dear friends in Houston an
early return to normality so that they can join us in happily
welcoming in this new year.

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

We have added in a new book:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brzesko/Brzesko.html

And added in a new entry:

- Dolny Stal, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo141.html

And we have continued to update 27 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

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Kosiv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kosow-Kosow Huculski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kosiv/kosiv.html

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

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

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

- Minsk, Belarus (Minsk, Jewish Mother-City, a memorial anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/minsk/minsk.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dworp.html [Polish]

- Ozarow, Poland (Memories of Ozarow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozarow/Ozarow.html

- Przedborz, Poland (Przedborz Memorial Book: 33 Years Since the
Destruction of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Przedborz/Przedborz.html

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

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Suceava, Romania (The Book of the Jews >from Suceava (Shotz) and the
Surrounding Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suceava/Suceava.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Trakai, Lithuania (Troki)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/trakai/trakai.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelechow.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.

Shana Tova/Happy New Year,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


District and GDL records #lithuania

Chaim Luria
 

Since the Shutterfly sites have been shut down, how can I access the
district and GDL records?

Chaim Luria

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Contributors to District Research Groups who had
access to the District's Shutterfly site were sent an e-mail message
at the beginning of July with sign-in information for the new sites.
If you do not have your password for the new site, write to
webmaster@litvaksig.org or write to your District Research Group's
Coordinator. Go to https://www.litvaksig.org/research/district-research/
and right-click over the name of the Coordinator and then copy his/her
email address into a new message.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania District and GDL records #lithuania

Chaim Luria
 

Since the Shutterfly sites have been shut down, how can I access the
district and GDL records?

Chaim Luria

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Contributors to District Research Groups who had
access to the District's Shutterfly site were sent an e-mail message
at the beginning of July with sign-in information for the new sites.
If you do not have your password for the new site, write to
webmaster@litvaksig.org or write to your District Research Group's
Coordinator. Go to https://www.litvaksig.org/research/district-research/
and right-click over the name of the Coordinator and then copy his/her
email address into a new message.


Yizkor Book Project, August 2017 #lithuania

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As always, in that relatively short period of time called a month,
quite a great deal has transpired in the Yizkor Book Project.

To begin with, a considerable number of new Translations Funds were
recently set up for the following projects:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
- Wislica, Poland (Memorial book of Wislica; the Wislich yizkor book)
- Zakroczym, Poland (My Zakroczym)

For all these projects, the project coordinators for them have
realized that in order to accomplish the professional translation of
the book, the best idea would be to set up a dedicated fund. The idea
of these funds involves relies on the financial support for the
researchers of these particular communities - who join together to see
the translation of these books available to everyone. If any of the
above are "your" communities and you have yet to donate to the
relevant fund, please go to the JewishGen-erosity page, whose link
appears at the end of this message to carry out the donation.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Avraham Groll,
JewishGen Director, and Rebecca Schaeffer, his assistant, their much
appreciated assistance in taking care of the logistics involved around
these funds, helping us to go forward with the projects in a timely
fashion.

Over and above financial support for the projects, we do have a
dedicated and, frankly, amazing band of volunteers who help the Yizkor
Book Project make significant progress each and every month. Still, we
are always on the lookout for more volunteers able to devote as much
time as they feel comfortable with, to assist in translating and
editing. In particular, we are currently looking for people who can
read Hebrew or Yiddish and have a background in editing to assist us
in this field - if this describes yourself, I would love to hear from
you.

Other than that, our Yizkor Books in Print project continues to
regularly roll out new books, the last being "God's Sabbatical Years"
- the memoirs of Holocaust survivor, Alan Weiler, as related by
author, Peter Harris. Thanks go out to Joel Alpert and his team for
the considerable time, thought and energy which was invested in the
publishing this book and all the other books made available by the
YBIP Project over the last few years.

As the High Holidays are just around the corner, I would like to wish
all of you a Shana Tova U'Metuka - a sweet New Year. Wishing you a
year of happiness and good health and realizations of all your dreams.
At this time, I would also like to wish our dear friends in Houston an
early return to normality so that they can join us in happily
welcoming in this new year.

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

We have added in a new book:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brzesko/Brzesko.html

And added in a new entry:

- Dolny Stal, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo141.html

And we have continued to update 27 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

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Kosiv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kosow-Kosow Huculski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kosiv/kosiv.html

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

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

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

- Minsk, Belarus (Minsk, Jewish Mother-City, a memorial anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/minsk/minsk.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dworp.html [Polish]

- Ozarow, Poland (Memories of Ozarow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozarow/Ozarow.html

- Przedborz, Poland (Przedborz Memorial Book: 33 Years Since the
Destruction of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Przedborz/Przedborz.html

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

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Suceava, Romania (The Book of the Jews >from Suceava (Shotz) and the
Surrounding Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suceava/Suceava.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Trakai, Lithuania (Troki)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/trakai/trakai.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelechow.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.

Shana Tova/Happy New Year,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Yizkor Book Project, August 2017 #lithuania

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

As always, in that relatively short period of time called a month,
quite a great deal has transpired in the Yizkor Book Project.

To begin with, a considerable number of new Translations Funds were
recently set up for the following projects:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno, Wolyn)
- Narach (Kobylnik), Belarus (Memorial Book of Kobylnik)
- Voranava, Belarus (Voronovo: Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Voronovo)
- Wislica, Poland (Memorial book of Wislica; the Wislich yizkor book)
- Zakroczym, Poland (My Zakroczym)

For all these projects, the project coordinators for them have
realized that in order to accomplish the professional translation of
the book, the best idea would be to set up a dedicated fund. The idea
of these funds involves relies on the financial support for the
researchers of these particular communities - who join together to see
the translation of these books available to everyone. If any of the
above are "your" communities and you have yet to donate to the
relevant fund, please go to the JewishGen-erosity page, whose link
appears at the end of this message to carry out the donation.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Avraham Groll,
JewishGen Director, and Rebecca Schaeffer, his assistant, their much
appreciated assistance in taking care of the logistics involved around
these funds, helping us to go forward with the projects in a timely
fashion.

Over and above financial support for the projects, we do have a
dedicated and, frankly, amazing band of volunteers who help the Yizkor
Book Project make significant progress each and every month. Still, we
are always on the lookout for more volunteers able to devote as much
time as they feel comfortable with, to assist in translating and
editing. In particular, we are currently looking for people who can
read Hebrew or Yiddish and have a background in editing to assist us
in this field - if this describes yourself, I would love to hear from
you.

Other than that, our Yizkor Books in Print project continues to
regularly roll out new books, the last being "God's Sabbatical Years"
- the memoirs of Holocaust survivor, Alan Weiler, as related by
author, Peter Harris. Thanks go out to Joel Alpert and his team for
the considerable time, thought and energy which was invested in the
publishing this book and all the other books made available by the
YBIP Project over the last few years.

As the High Holidays are just around the corner, I would like to wish
all of you a Shana Tova U'Metuka - a sweet New Year. Wishing you a
year of happiness and good health and realizations of all your dreams.
At this time, I would also like to wish our dear friends in Houston an
early return to normality so that they can join us in happily
welcoming in this new year.

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

We have added in a new book:

- Brzesko, Poland (Memorial book of Briegel-Brzesko and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brzesko/Brzesko.html

And added in a new entry:

- Dolny Stal, Slovakia (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Slovakia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_slovakia/slo141.html

And we have continued to update 27 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

- Chisinau, Moldova (The Jews of Kishinev)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kishinev/Kishinev.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

- Kosiv, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kosow-Kosow Huculski)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kosiv/kosiv.html

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

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

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

- Minsk, Belarus (Minsk, Jewish Mother-City, a memorial anthology)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/minsk/minsk.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memorial book of Nowy-Dwor)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Nowy_Dwor/Nowy_Dworp.html [Polish]

- Ozarow, Poland (Memories of Ozarow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ozarow/Ozarow.html

- Przedborz, Poland (Przedborz Memorial Book: 33 Years Since the
Destruction of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Przedborz/Przedborz.html

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

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Suwalki, Poland (Memorial book of Suvalk)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suwalki1/Suwalki1.html

- Suceava, Romania (The Book of the Jews >from Suceava (Shotz) and the
Surrounding Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Suceava/Suceava.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Trakai, Lithuania (Troki)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/trakai/trakai.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the
Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Zelechow, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Zelechow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zelechow/zelechow.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.

Shana Tova/Happy New Year,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Books #lithuania

Philip Shapiro <fxva123@...>
 

When one reads a Wikipedia article for a given shtetl in Lithuania, it
can be dismaying to see the absence of information about the town's
Jewish population, institutions, customs, and experiences - or even
an acknowledgement that Jews in many cases long comprised a majority of
the town's population. Fortunately, yizkor books have preserved much
of this information. However, unless one has a good command of the
language of a given article (typically, Yiddish or Hebrew), the
information is, as a practical matter, inaccessible to English
speakers. We are therefore deeply indebted to the countless
volunteers who identify yizkor books, arrange for their steady
translation into English, and post the translations on-line.

I had assumed that the English translations of the yizkor books were
only of interest to Jewish historians and genealogists. It has
therefore been pleasantly surprising to learn of the interest of
several local museums in the posted translations of yizkor-book
articles concerning their communities. As one case in point: The
staff at the Samogitian "Alka" Museum in Telshe / Telsiai, on their
own initiative, has begun translating the English translations of what
they call "the Telshe book" into Lithuanian so that the information
can thereby become available to Lithuanian speakers. (JewishGen has
given its permission for the museum to use the English translations
for this purpose. Additionally, subject to a review of the Lithuanian
translations for accuracy, JewishGen may post the Lithuanian
translations.)

It is gratifying to see instances in which non-Jewish historians in
Lithuania are taking an interest in the information in the yizkor
books. In this rather unexpected way, the yizkor books may also help
future generations of Lithuanians understand the contributions of
their once vital, but now disappeared Jewish communities.

Philip S. Shapiro
Centreville, Virginia


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Yizkor Books #lithuania

Philip Shapiro <fxva123@...>
 

When one reads a Wikipedia article for a given shtetl in Lithuania, it
can be dismaying to see the absence of information about the town's
Jewish population, institutions, customs, and experiences - or even
an acknowledgement that Jews in many cases long comprised a majority of
the town's population. Fortunately, yizkor books have preserved much
of this information. However, unless one has a good command of the
language of a given article (typically, Yiddish or Hebrew), the
information is, as a practical matter, inaccessible to English
speakers. We are therefore deeply indebted to the countless
volunteers who identify yizkor books, arrange for their steady
translation into English, and post the translations on-line.

I had assumed that the English translations of the yizkor books were
only of interest to Jewish historians and genealogists. It has
therefore been pleasantly surprising to learn of the interest of
several local museums in the posted translations of yizkor-book
articles concerning their communities. As one case in point: The
staff at the Samogitian "Alka" Museum in Telshe / Telsiai, on their
own initiative, has begun translating the English translations of what
they call "the Telshe book" into Lithuanian so that the information
can thereby become available to Lithuanian speakers. (JewishGen has
given its permission for the museum to use the English translations
for this purpose. Additionally, subject to a review of the Lithuanian
translations for accuracy, JewishGen may post the Lithuanian
translations.)

It is gratifying to see instances in which non-Jewish historians in
Lithuania are taking an interest in the information in the yizkor
books. In this rather unexpected way, the yizkor books may also help
future generations of Lithuanians understand the contributions of
their once vital, but now disappeared Jewish communities.

Philip S. Shapiro
Centreville, Virginia


Re: Overseas non-residents on revision lists? #lithuania

brooklyncowboy@...
 

Believe that may not be unusual. I have the same situation
with my Grandfather and his brother, my great uncle. They can
be found on the list even after they left. The revision list
for them was the conscript list of 1914, which I believe is draft
list for the army of men of age they knew had lived in Lithuania.

My grandfather is noted as the conscript and it also stated he
did not go into the army. While my uncle was listed as his brother
and his father as his father.

Arnold Koslow


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Re: Overseas non-residents on revision lists? #lithuania

brooklyncowboy@...
 

Believe that may not be unusual. I have the same situation
with my Grandfather and his brother, my great uncle. They can
be found on the list even after they left. The revision list
for them was the conscript list of 1914, which I believe is draft
list for the army of men of age they knew had lived in Lithuania.

My grandfather is noted as the conscript and it also stated he
did not go into the army. While my uncle was listed as his brother
and his father as his father.

Arnold Koslow


Overseas non-residents on revision lists? #lithuania

Jules Feldman
 

I too have found a family who appear in the 1908 Revision list of Rokiskis
despite having moved to Dublin 3 years previously.

Similarly a woman appears with her parents in the 1908 Revision list of
Rokiskis but was married and living in another town with her husband and
children.

My suspicion is that the relevant official took a previous list and updated
the ages without checking who was present in the town.

What can the mavens tell us?
Jules Feldman
Kibbutz Yizreel

Subject: Overseas non-residents on revision lists?
Can somebody please tell me whether family members were included on revision
lists if they were living outside Lithuania at the time of the enumeration?

I'm asking specifically about a family in PANEVEZYS on the 1908 revision
list. Some members had emigrated to the US but they are on the list. I
can't tell if I'm looking at the wrong family or the list includes
non-residents.

Thank you.

-- Robert Sacks
New York City
robsacks@gmail.com


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Overseas non-residents on revision lists? #lithuania

Jules Feldman
 

I too have found a family who appear in the 1908 Revision list of Rokiskis
despite having moved to Dublin 3 years previously.

Similarly a woman appears with her parents in the 1908 Revision list of
Rokiskis but was married and living in another town with her husband and
children.

My suspicion is that the relevant official took a previous list and updated
the ages without checking who was present in the town.

What can the mavens tell us?
Jules Feldman
Kibbutz Yizreel

Subject: Overseas non-residents on revision lists?
Can somebody please tell me whether family members were included on revision
lists if they were living outside Lithuania at the time of the enumeration?

I'm asking specifically about a family in PANEVEZYS on the 1908 revision
list. Some members had emigrated to the US but they are on the list. I
can't tell if I'm looking at the wrong family or the list includes
non-residents.

Thank you.

-- Robert Sacks
New York City
robsacks@gmail.com

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