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"Scrolls of Testimony" Specially Priced on the JewishGenMall #lodz #poland

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

Our JewishGen Mall managers are pleased to let you know that the
Presentation Edition of one of the most moving chronicles of the
Holocaust, "Scrolls of Testimony" by the award-winning
Israeli writer Abba Kovner is available at the a very
special price of $79.95 for a limited time only. Normally
this book, written in the Jewish tradition of megillot or scrolls,
retails for $100.

More important than the advantageous price reduction is that this
compelling book...this testimony of the author interwoven with
eyewitness accounts of others, notes and excerpts of poetry
and prose, even last wills and testaments is an almost
liturgical account of the greatest tragedy to befall our
people.

Regarded by many as one of the great masterpieces of Holocaust literature,
"Scrolls of Testimony" took over ten years to research and write. The English
translation was a monumental effort accomplished by Dr. Edward Levenston,
former professor of English linguistics at the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem.
The haunting paintings are by Samuel Bak, who, like Kovner, is a survivor
of the Vilna Ghetto.

Both the Presentation Issue and the regular edition are truly treasures.
Both are available now at reduced prices

http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgenmall

The quickest way to find them is to click on the Browse button on the left
hand side of the Mall page and scroll down to the Specially
Priced section. Click on the words Specially Priced.

"Scrolls of Testimony" in both the Presentation Issue and the regular
edition will be listed. Click on the title for further
information about the book, and if you wish to purchase,
just click on the ADD button which will add the book to
your shopping cart.


Every purchase in the JewishGenMall helps us meet our operations budget, so
when you make a purchase, you are helping JewishGen!

many thanks in advance for visiting
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgenmall

Carol Skydell, Vice President
JewishGen Operations


Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland "Scrolls of Testimony" Specially Priced on the JewishGenMall #lodz #poland

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

Our JewishGen Mall managers are pleased to let you know that the
Presentation Edition of one of the most moving chronicles of the
Holocaust, "Scrolls of Testimony" by the award-winning
Israeli writer Abba Kovner is available at the a very
special price of $79.95 for a limited time only. Normally
this book, written in the Jewish tradition of megillot or scrolls,
retails for $100.

More important than the advantageous price reduction is that this
compelling book...this testimony of the author interwoven with
eyewitness accounts of others, notes and excerpts of poetry
and prose, even last wills and testaments is an almost
liturgical account of the greatest tragedy to befall our
people.

Regarded by many as one of the great masterpieces of Holocaust literature,
"Scrolls of Testimony" took over ten years to research and write. The English
translation was a monumental effort accomplished by Dr. Edward Levenston,
former professor of English linguistics at the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem.
The haunting paintings are by Samuel Bak, who, like Kovner, is a survivor
of the Vilna Ghetto.

Both the Presentation Issue and the regular edition are truly treasures.
Both are available now at reduced prices

http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgenmall

The quickest way to find them is to click on the Browse button on the left
hand side of the Mall page and scroll down to the Specially
Priced section. Click on the words Specially Priced.

"Scrolls of Testimony" in both the Presentation Issue and the regular
edition will be listed. Click on the title for further
information about the book, and if you wish to purchase,
just click on the ADD button which will add the book to
your shopping cart.


Every purchase in the JewishGenMall helps us meet our operations budget, so
when you make a purchase, you are helping JewishGen!

many thanks in advance for visiting
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgenmall

Carol Skydell, Vice President
JewishGen Operations


Suwalki archive #lithuania

Ava Sweeney <spirit-images@...>
 

Has anyone ever tried locating vital records at the Suwalki Archive in
Poland? Someone emailed me a few weeks ago to say that I could find the
vital records >from Kopcovo there. I did not know how to proceed in order to
accomplish this. Does anyone have experience with this?

AVA SWEENEY
DURHAM, NC

SULKOWITCH/RUBINSKY-KAPCIAMIESTIES
LASDAISKY-DAMBAVA/LAZDIJAI
BERMAN-SIMNAS
SHERSHEVSKY-BITTEN


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Suwalki archive #lithuania

Ava Sweeney <spirit-images@...>
 

Has anyone ever tried locating vital records at the Suwalki Archive in
Poland? Someone emailed me a few weeks ago to say that I could find the
vital records >from Kopcovo there. I did not know how to proceed in order to
accomplish this. Does anyone have experience with this?

AVA SWEENEY
DURHAM, NC

SULKOWITCH/RUBINSKY-KAPCIAMIESTIES
LASDAISKY-DAMBAVA/LAZDIJAI
BERMAN-SIMNAS
SHERSHEVSKY-BITTEN


"Scrolls of Testimony" Specially Priced on the JewishGenMall #lithuania

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

Our JewishGen Mall managers are pleased to let you know that the
Presentation Edition of one of the most moving chronicles of the
Holocaust, "Scrolls of Testimony" by the award-winning
Israeli writer (and Litvak partisan) Abba Kovner is available at the a
very special price of $79.95 for a limited time only. Normally
this book, written in the Jewish tradition of megillot or scrolls,
retails for $100.

More important than the advantageous price reduction is that this
compelling book...this testimony of the author interwoven with
eyewitness accounts of others, notes and excerpts of poetry
and prose, even last wills and testaments is an almost
liturgical account of the greatest tragedy to befall our people.

Regarded by many as one of the great masterpieces of Holocaust literature,
"Scrolls of Testimony" took over ten years to research and write. The English translation was a monumental effort accomplished by Dr. Edward Levenston, former professor of English linguistics at the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem.

The haunting paintings are by Samuel Bak, who, like Kovner, is a survivor
of the Vilna Ghetto.

Both the Presentation Issue and the regular edition are truly treasures.
Both are available now at reduced prices

http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgenmall

The quickest way to find them is to click on the Browse button on the left
hand side of the Mall page and scroll down to the Specially Priced section. Click on the words Specially Priced.

"Scrolls of Testimony" in both the Presentation Issue and the regular
edition will be listed. Click on the title for further
information about the book, and if you wish to purchase,
just click on the ADD button which will add the book to
your shopping cart.

Every purchase in the JewishGenMall helps us meet our operations budget, so
when you make a purchase, you are helping JewishGen!

many thanks in advance for visiting
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgenmall

Carol Skydell, Vice President
JewishGen Operations


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania "Scrolls of Testimony" Specially Priced on the JewishGenMall #lithuania

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

Our JewishGen Mall managers are pleased to let you know that the
Presentation Edition of one of the most moving chronicles of the
Holocaust, "Scrolls of Testimony" by the award-winning
Israeli writer (and Litvak partisan) Abba Kovner is available at the a
very special price of $79.95 for a limited time only. Normally
this book, written in the Jewish tradition of megillot or scrolls,
retails for $100.

More important than the advantageous price reduction is that this
compelling book...this testimony of the author interwoven with
eyewitness accounts of others, notes and excerpts of poetry
and prose, even last wills and testaments is an almost
liturgical account of the greatest tragedy to befall our people.

Regarded by many as one of the great masterpieces of Holocaust literature,
"Scrolls of Testimony" took over ten years to research and write. The English translation was a monumental effort accomplished by Dr. Edward Levenston, former professor of English linguistics at the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem.

The haunting paintings are by Samuel Bak, who, like Kovner, is a survivor
of the Vilna Ghetto.

Both the Presentation Issue and the regular edition are truly treasures.
Both are available now at reduced prices

http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgenmall

The quickest way to find them is to click on the Browse button on the left
hand side of the Mall page and scroll down to the Specially Priced section. Click on the words Specially Priced.

"Scrolls of Testimony" in both the Presentation Issue and the regular
edition will be listed. Click on the title for further
information about the book, and if you wish to purchase,
just click on the ADD button which will add the book to
your shopping cart.

Every purchase in the JewishGenMall helps us meet our operations budget, so
when you make a purchase, you are helping JewishGen!

many thanks in advance for visiting
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgenmall

Carol Skydell, Vice President
JewishGen Operations


Nohum/Nachum #lithuania

DrWASaxton@...
 

I have just come across the given name "Nohum" for one of my ancestors in
Rakishok, circa 1850. The given name of "Nachum" also appears occasionally in my tree. Generally, what is the origin of this name? I have looked in Rabbi Gorr's book on Jewish personal names for the answer, but cannot even find this apparent derivation listed. Can anybody shed any light on this?

Dr. William A. Saxton
Boca Raton, Florida


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Nohum/Nachum #lithuania

DrWASaxton@...
 

I have just come across the given name "Nohum" for one of my ancestors in
Rakishok, circa 1850. The given name of "Nachum" also appears occasionally in my tree. Generally, what is the origin of this name? I have looked in Rabbi Gorr's book on Jewish personal names for the answer, but cannot even find this apparent derivation listed. Can anybody shed any light on this?

Dr. William A. Saxton
Boca Raton, Florida


Re: Israel search techniques needed #general

Curiousyl@...
 

Batya has recovered >from her illness.
A message was sent to Jewishgenners in February by Sallyann Sack
[Editor of Avotaynu] on behalf of Batya - thanking everyone for
their cards and best wishes.

I have been in touch with Batya several times since then, via email,
and she was "at her desk", working her miracles of discovery.

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
President
Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Florida


SCHWARTZMAN #general

misaacso@...
 

I was very excited to finally discover the siblings of my great-grandmother,
Anna SCHWARTZMAN (born about 1888, married Max SCHWEIBISH). She was
probably >from the Ukraine area. They came over to the US in 1906. Her
mother was Sofie (COHEN) SCHWARTZMAN, father Paul (Peneris) SCHWARTZMAN. The
siblings were:

Boris SCHWARTZMAN, born about 1886
Sonnie SCHWARTZMAN, b about 1890
Jenny SCHWARTZMAN, b abt 1892
Fanny SCHWARTZMAN, b abt 1895

Right down the street lived another SCHWARTZMAN couple that came over the
same time, so I assume they're related:

Sam SCHWARTZMAN, b abt1875
Fannie SCHWARTZMAN, b abt1882

Another possible family, further down the block:

Joseph SCHWARTZMAN b abt 1865
Fannie SCHWARTZMAN b 1869
Rose abt 1890
Bessie abt 1891
Sam abt 1897
Simon abt 1899
Louis abt 1901
Ben abt 1905
Alex abt 1909

If you recognize any of these names, PLEASE let me know!

Thanks!
Farra Isaacson
NY, NY

Poland: (Ciechanowiec) BORENSTEIN, LEVINE (Grodek) BIEGELEISEN, EINZUMPTNER
(changed to SCHALL)
(Sochaczew, Lodz) HABERMAN, GOLDKRANTZ (-KRAND, -KRANC),
FLEISCHMAN, JACOBOVITZ
Ukraine: (Odessa): SCHWEIBISH, SCHWARTZMAN, MESHOURAS (MISHURIS), COHEN,
CHALFIN, KAPLOWITZ
[list edited to six lines allowed - Mod.]


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Israel search techniques needed #general

Curiousyl@...
 

Batya has recovered >from her illness.
A message was sent to Jewishgenners in February by Sallyann Sack
[Editor of Avotaynu] on behalf of Batya - thanking everyone for
their cards and best wishes.

I have been in touch with Batya several times since then, via email,
and she was "at her desk", working her miracles of discovery.

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
President
Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Florida


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen SCHWARTZMAN #general

misaacso@...
 

I was very excited to finally discover the siblings of my great-grandmother,
Anna SCHWARTZMAN (born about 1888, married Max SCHWEIBISH). She was
probably >from the Ukraine area. They came over to the US in 1906. Her
mother was Sofie (COHEN) SCHWARTZMAN, father Paul (Peneris) SCHWARTZMAN. The
siblings were:

Boris SCHWARTZMAN, born about 1886
Sonnie SCHWARTZMAN, b about 1890
Jenny SCHWARTZMAN, b abt 1892
Fanny SCHWARTZMAN, b abt 1895

Right down the street lived another SCHWARTZMAN couple that came over the
same time, so I assume they're related:

Sam SCHWARTZMAN, b abt1875
Fannie SCHWARTZMAN, b abt1882

Another possible family, further down the block:

Joseph SCHWARTZMAN b abt 1865
Fannie SCHWARTZMAN b 1869
Rose abt 1890
Bessie abt 1891
Sam abt 1897
Simon abt 1899
Louis abt 1901
Ben abt 1905
Alex abt 1909

If you recognize any of these names, PLEASE let me know!

Thanks!
Farra Isaacson
NY, NY

Poland: (Ciechanowiec) BORENSTEIN, LEVINE (Grodek) BIEGELEISEN, EINZUMPTNER
(changed to SCHALL)
(Sochaczew, Lodz) HABERMAN, GOLDKRANTZ (-KRAND, -KRANC),
FLEISCHMAN, JACOBOVITZ
Ukraine: (Odessa): SCHWEIBISH, SCHWARTZMAN, MESHOURAS (MISHURIS), COHEN,
CHALFIN, KAPLOWITZ
[list edited to six lines allowed - Mod.]


Re: Israel search techniques needed #general

Louis Zetler <zetler@...>
 

The last I heard about Batya was that she was very ill. I hope that she has
recovered by now. However, I do not think that she is the answer to your
question. I think that you should contact the Ashkenazi Chevra Kadisha in
Jerusalem - Phone +972-2-538-4144

Louis Zetler
President of the Galilee Genealogical Society

Murray and others searching for lost relatives thought to be in Israel:
I have found excellent results thru contacting:

Batya Unterschatz
The Jewish Agency
Search Bureau for Missing Relatives
P.O. Box 92
Jerusalem 91000
Israel


Klichkovichi/Ukraine - RICH/REICH/RAYCH Family #general

Stewart Levy <srlevy@...>
 

I am doing research on my RICH/REICH Family. They all came >from the Kovel,
Ukraine area. Specifically, they came >from Maceijow/Macheyev, Klichkovichi,
and possibly Turisk. I have not found any other relatives other than the
ones we knew of but lost contact with through the years. I have found only
one other Rich family >from the area but we have not been able to find a
connection.

If anyone has any information about this family or may possibly have
connections to this family or these towns, please contact me. I would also
like to know if anyone is familiar with the shtetl of Klichkovichi. When I
searched for it on Shtetl Seekers, it was very close to Turisk. However, I
have not found anyone >from this village on the Jewish Gen sites. Are there
any others who have this village in their background?


Stewart Rich Levy
Marietta, Georgia, USA

RICH/REICH/RAYCH, WINOKUR ( through marriage), PLUSS ( through marriage),
LIEBERMAN ( through marriage, Siegel ( through marriage).- VOLYHNIA,
GUBERNIA, KOVEL, MACHEYEV, KLICHKOVICHI, TRISK


Re: Cantor Joseph Rosenblatt #general

Arnold Davidson <arnoldbd@...>
 

I hope that Darlene Sacks unintentionally misspoke in using "infamous" to
describe Cantor Joseph (Yossele) Rosenblatt. I assume she meant to say
"famous". Yossele Rosenblatt (1882-1833) was considered to be the most
popular cantor of the century. In addition to his synagogue and concert
work he was also the the cantor seen and heard in Al Jolson's "Jazz
Singer". Detailed information on his life can be found in the biography
"Yossele Rosenblatt", Farrar, Straus and Young.
Arnold Davidson
Boynton Beach, FL
arnoldbd@mindspring.com


Re: What's a DFTWFTWFtw.gid file? #general

Arnold Davidson <arnoldbd@...>
 

Family tree files created in "Family Tree Maker" are automatically given
an .ftw extension. For example, if I chose the filename "Davidson" for
my family tree, it would be saved by Family Tree Maker as
Davidson.ftw. Gedcom files are automatically given the extension .ged,
but the user is given the opportunity to select the filename.

>from the context of your message, it seems to me that the extension you
show (".gid") probably is actually a .ged extension and whoever created
the file repeated the .ftw extension of Family Tree Maker in the filename
on successive atempts to create a file, without realizing that the
extension need not be included in the filename.

If it is a ged file, you should be able to "import" it into any
genealogical program with ged capability. In the program I use, I would
just click on "import" in the pulldown "File" menu and enter the filename
exactly as it appears on the file.
Arnold Davidson
Boynton Beach, FL
arnoldbd@mindspring.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Israel search techniques needed #general

Louis Zetler <zetler@...>
 

The last I heard about Batya was that she was very ill. I hope that she has
recovered by now. However, I do not think that she is the answer to your
question. I think that you should contact the Ashkenazi Chevra Kadisha in
Jerusalem - Phone +972-2-538-4144

Louis Zetler
President of the Galilee Genealogical Society

Murray and others searching for lost relatives thought to be in Israel:
I have found excellent results thru contacting:

Batya Unterschatz
The Jewish Agency
Search Bureau for Missing Relatives
P.O. Box 92
Jerusalem 91000
Israel


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Klichkovichi/Ukraine - RICH/REICH/RAYCH Family #general

Stewart Levy <srlevy@...>
 

I am doing research on my RICH/REICH Family. They all came >from the Kovel,
Ukraine area. Specifically, they came >from Maceijow/Macheyev, Klichkovichi,
and possibly Turisk. I have not found any other relatives other than the
ones we knew of but lost contact with through the years. I have found only
one other Rich family >from the area but we have not been able to find a
connection.

If anyone has any information about this family or may possibly have
connections to this family or these towns, please contact me. I would also
like to know if anyone is familiar with the shtetl of Klichkovichi. When I
searched for it on Shtetl Seekers, it was very close to Turisk. However, I
have not found anyone >from this village on the Jewish Gen sites. Are there
any others who have this village in their background?


Stewart Rich Levy
Marietta, Georgia, USA

RICH/REICH/RAYCH, WINOKUR ( through marriage), PLUSS ( through marriage),
LIEBERMAN ( through marriage, Siegel ( through marriage).- VOLYHNIA,
GUBERNIA, KOVEL, MACHEYEV, KLICHKOVICHI, TRISK


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re:Cantor Joseph Rosenblatt #general

Arnold Davidson <arnoldbd@...>
 

I hope that Darlene Sacks unintentionally misspoke in using "infamous" to
describe Cantor Joseph (Yossele) Rosenblatt. I assume she meant to say
"famous". Yossele Rosenblatt (1882-1833) was considered to be the most
popular cantor of the century. In addition to his synagogue and concert
work he was also the the cantor seen and heard in Al Jolson's "Jazz
Singer". Detailed information on his life can be found in the biography
"Yossele Rosenblatt", Farrar, Straus and Young.
Arnold Davidson
Boynton Beach, FL
arnoldbd@mindspring.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: What's a DFTWFTWFtw.gid file? #general

Arnold Davidson <arnoldbd@...>
 

Family tree files created in "Family Tree Maker" are automatically given
an .ftw extension. For example, if I chose the filename "Davidson" for
my family tree, it would be saved by Family Tree Maker as
Davidson.ftw. Gedcom files are automatically given the extension .ged,
but the user is given the opportunity to select the filename.

>from the context of your message, it seems to me that the extension you
show (".gid") probably is actually a .ged extension and whoever created
the file repeated the .ftw extension of Family Tree Maker in the filename
on successive atempts to create a file, without realizing that the
extension need not be included in the filename.

If it is a ged file, you should be able to "import" it into any
genealogical program with ged capability. In the program I use, I would
just click on "import" in the pulldown "File" menu and enter the filename
exactly as it appears on the file.
Arnold Davidson
Boynton Beach, FL
arnoldbd@mindspring.com