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Re: 1492 #general

Colin Plen
 

Throughout Jewish history there have been many occasions when Jews or
descendants of Jews have become the most violent of anti semites. Then of
course we must remember that Ferdinand and Isabella were being pressured by
the Catholic Church in Rome.
It has been said that Torquemada, the head inquisitor in Spain was a Jewish
convert or a descendant of Jews.
Let us never forget that Saint Paul the real founder of Christianity was a
Jew.
In Spain at the time of the inquisition many Jews had hidden the fact of
their origin so it was possible that Columbus was a Jew and had hidden it
because of the fear of the Inquisition.
Colin Plen
Jewish Genealogical Society Johannesburg

MODERATOR NOTE: Please keep further responses related directly to
genealogy.


Windfall, from out of the blue #general

Ron Goldman
 

Of my paternal ggparents' 11 children, I've been able
to track down, and make contact with, 9 branches, and
have fleshed out the tree with close to 90% of all the
descendents.

Two years ago, I was hot on the trail of a cousin from
one of the missing branches, had an address and a phone
number, which (sigh) turned out to be a fax number. None
of my messages were ever returned, the number was dis-
connected, and I gave them up for lost. Or, at least, put
this branch on the back burner.

Last May, while browsing through Ancestry's website, I
noticed that they had message boards, so on a lark, I posted
a few names which were among the missing. Nothing! Nada!
Zilch! Until last night, when I opened up my email and found
a message >from this very cousin who , by accident, had stumbled
across the site while researching an estate.

I emailed back, with a few "test" questions, his answers were
correct, and I gave him my 'phone number. This morning he
called, and it turns out he lives just 10 miles down the road.

Breakfast is scheduled for Friday morning, and >from what I've
gleaned >from our short 'phone conversation today, he knows
almost all of what I need to *finish* my 132 year old paternal
tree, on gmother's side.

The tough part is yet to come. I've never been able to even begin
to look for this side's passenger lists because I don't know their
surname, or precisely >from whence they came, in Poland. I know
the name was changed, but on which side of the pond is still in
question. And, to complicate matters, both ggparents' tombstones
are blank. Yep, blank. It seems that one of their sons, having done
exceedingly well for himself, decided that mere engraved headstones
just wouldn't 'do'. He had bronze placqes made, with all the requisite,
and essential data upon which we depend so much, and said bronze
was then affixed to the headstones. Welllllll, they were stolen during
a spate of vandalism at the cemetery, and I had no lead as to my ggp's
fathers' names. Until, again on a whim, I called the cemetery to see if
they had records of the monument company who may have erected
the headstones and bronze placques. Not only did they have the record,
but they had the 'phone number, and the company is still in business.
Another call, and I have a promise that they will look up their old
(>from 1940) records and send me copies of what they had inscribed on
the plaques. Can we really get this lucky?

Ron (gathering lots of paper and pens for Friday) Goldman
preshtek@gate.net


Re: Temporarily marking gravestones #general

Brandler Institute of Chasidic Thought <bict@...>
 

Perhaps an option to consider is bringing "Tea Candles" (small candles is
aluminum holders) and putting a lit one on or near each photographed grave.
In so dong you will not only have a visible marker but also taking part in
an ancient Jewish custom to honor the deceased.
Though they are not that expensive and come in large packs, for many
gravestones it might be an expense.
In my trips to the Ukraine I have brought large packs of fifty or so of
these candles to light by the graves and found them very managable.

Avrumy Heschel
Brooklyn NY


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: 1492 #general

Colin Plen
 

Throughout Jewish history there have been many occasions when Jews or
descendants of Jews have become the most violent of anti semites. Then of
course we must remember that Ferdinand and Isabella were being pressured by
the Catholic Church in Rome.
It has been said that Torquemada, the head inquisitor in Spain was a Jewish
convert or a descendant of Jews.
Let us never forget that Saint Paul the real founder of Christianity was a
Jew.
In Spain at the time of the inquisition many Jews had hidden the fact of
their origin so it was possible that Columbus was a Jew and had hidden it
because of the fear of the Inquisition.
Colin Plen
Jewish Genealogical Society Johannesburg

MODERATOR NOTE: Please keep further responses related directly to
genealogy.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Windfall, from out of the blue #general

Ron Goldman
 

Of my paternal ggparents' 11 children, I've been able
to track down, and make contact with, 9 branches, and
have fleshed out the tree with close to 90% of all the
descendents.

Two years ago, I was hot on the trail of a cousin from
one of the missing branches, had an address and a phone
number, which (sigh) turned out to be a fax number. None
of my messages were ever returned, the number was dis-
connected, and I gave them up for lost. Or, at least, put
this branch on the back burner.

Last May, while browsing through Ancestry's website, I
noticed that they had message boards, so on a lark, I posted
a few names which were among the missing. Nothing! Nada!
Zilch! Until last night, when I opened up my email and found
a message >from this very cousin who , by accident, had stumbled
across the site while researching an estate.

I emailed back, with a few "test" questions, his answers were
correct, and I gave him my 'phone number. This morning he
called, and it turns out he lives just 10 miles down the road.

Breakfast is scheduled for Friday morning, and >from what I've
gleaned >from our short 'phone conversation today, he knows
almost all of what I need to *finish* my 132 year old paternal
tree, on gmother's side.

The tough part is yet to come. I've never been able to even begin
to look for this side's passenger lists because I don't know their
surname, or precisely >from whence they came, in Poland. I know
the name was changed, but on which side of the pond is still in
question. And, to complicate matters, both ggparents' tombstones
are blank. Yep, blank. It seems that one of their sons, having done
exceedingly well for himself, decided that mere engraved headstones
just wouldn't 'do'. He had bronze placqes made, with all the requisite,
and essential data upon which we depend so much, and said bronze
was then affixed to the headstones. Welllllll, they were stolen during
a spate of vandalism at the cemetery, and I had no lead as to my ggp's
fathers' names. Until, again on a whim, I called the cemetery to see if
they had records of the monument company who may have erected
the headstones and bronze placques. Not only did they have the record,
but they had the 'phone number, and the company is still in business.
Another call, and I have a promise that they will look up their old
(>from 1940) records and send me copies of what they had inscribed on
the plaques. Can we really get this lucky?

Ron (gathering lots of paper and pens for Friday) Goldman
preshtek@gate.net


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Temporarily marking gravestones #general

Brandler Institute of Chasidic Thought <bict@...>
 

Perhaps an option to consider is bringing "Tea Candles" (small candles is
aluminum holders) and putting a lit one on or near each photographed grave.
In so dong you will not only have a visible marker but also taking part in
an ancient Jewish custom to honor the deceased.
Though they are not that expensive and come in large packs, for many
gravestones it might be an expense.
In my trips to the Ukraine I have brought large packs of fifty or so of
these candles to light by the graves and found them very managable.

Avrumy Heschel
Brooklyn NY


JewishGen's French SIG now ready for subscribers! #general

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

JewishGen is very pleased to announce that we are now hosting a French SIG
whose prime objective will be to provide a forum for questions, discussion
and lots of information about doing Jewish genealogical research in France,
French colonies and French-speaking areas such as Belgium, Luxembourg and
Switzerland.

Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Hahn and Rosanne Leeson who will coordinate
the activities of the SIG and Carol Monahan who already has the web page
online at <http://www.jewishgen.org/french>

we are ready to accept subscribers to this new group.

There are two ways you can subscribe....online or through e-mail

If you plan to do it online, go to JewishGen's home page,
<http://www.jewishgen.org> and scroll down to the Discussion Category.
Click on Special Interest Groups and you'll be taken to the subscription
page, click on Subscribe and the webform will take you through the process.

If you decide to subscribe via e-mail just send a message addressed to:

listserve@lyris.jewishgen.org and say

subscribe frenchsig (type your first name) (type your last name)

JewishGen guidelines require that full names be registered along with
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to post messages.

If you need any help with the process, please write to
<support@jewishgen.org> and not to me.

We wish all 'genners very good fortune in researching in the French
speaking countries on which this SIG will focus.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Vice President, Operations


Re: INS naturalization waiting pd? #general

Sally Hohensee <hohensees@...>
 

Howie, you can save yourself some time by getting the forms and
instructions on the INS's web site:
http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/aboutins/history/NatzRec/NATREC.htm
http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/aboutins/foia/request.htm

I received my great-grandfather's naturalization file >from the INS in
three months. Others I requested were "not found."

"I just ordered some FOIA request forms that I intend to to use to write
to the INS for naturalization search requests. Does anybody know the
approximate time it takes to get back found records?"

Sally Hohensee
Prairie Village, Kansas, USA

Researching: FEIGENBAUM, FEIGEN, GELBSMAN, RUGG - Lubartow, Poland,
Russia, Boston; KIPERBERG, COOPER, MARCUS - Ostrog, Russia, Boston;
HANDEL, HANDELMAN, SCHLOMJUK, SCHARF, THAU - Mikulince, Galicia, Austria,
New York; SINGER - Washkowitz / Vashkivtsi, Bukovina, Austria, New York


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JewishGen's French SIG now ready for subscribers! #general

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

JewishGen is very pleased to announce that we are now hosting a French SIG
whose prime objective will be to provide a forum for questions, discussion
and lots of information about doing Jewish genealogical research in France,
French colonies and French-speaking areas such as Belgium, Luxembourg and
Switzerland.

Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Hahn and Rosanne Leeson who will coordinate
the activities of the SIG and Carol Monahan who already has the web page
online at <http://www.jewishgen.org/french>

we are ready to accept subscribers to this new group.

There are two ways you can subscribe....online or through e-mail

If you plan to do it online, go to JewishGen's home page,
<http://www.jewishgen.org> and scroll down to the Discussion Category.
Click on Special Interest Groups and you'll be taken to the subscription
page, click on Subscribe and the webform will take you through the process.

If you decide to subscribe via e-mail just send a message addressed to:

listserve@lyris.jewishgen.org and say

subscribe frenchsig (type your first name) (type your last name)

JewishGen guidelines require that full names be registered along with
e-mail addresses.

***You must confirm your subscription***

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receive a message asking that you confirm the request to subscribe. All
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should result. Send it back to the listserve robot and you'll know you've
done it all correctly if you get a Welcome message telling you all about
the group, how to manage your subscription and the address to use in order
to post messages.

If you need any help with the process, please write to
<support@jewishgen.org> and not to me.

We wish all 'genners very good fortune in researching in the French
speaking countries on which this SIG will focus.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Vice President, Operations


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen re: INS naturalization waiting pd? #general

Sally Hohensee <hohensees@...>
 

Howie, you can save yourself some time by getting the forms and
instructions on the INS's web site:
http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/aboutins/history/NatzRec/NATREC.htm
http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/aboutins/foia/request.htm

I received my great-grandfather's naturalization file >from the INS in
three months. Others I requested were "not found."

"I just ordered some FOIA request forms that I intend to to use to write
to the INS for naturalization search requests. Does anybody know the
approximate time it takes to get back found records?"

Sally Hohensee
Prairie Village, Kansas, USA

Researching: FEIGENBAUM, FEIGEN, GELBSMAN, RUGG - Lubartow, Poland,
Russia, Boston; KIPERBERG, COOPER, MARCUS - Ostrog, Russia, Boston;
HANDEL, HANDELMAN, SCHLOMJUK, SCHARF, THAU - Mikulince, Galicia, Austria,
New York; SINGER - Washkowitz / Vashkivtsi, Bukovina, Austria, New York


Temporarily marking gravestones #general

Thomas F. Weiss
 

Dear JGenners --

I am looking for suggestions on temporarily marking
gravestones. Let me explain.

Last September, my wife and I visited the birthplaces of my
maternal grandfather and grandmother -- Buchach and Rozhnyatov,
respectively. One objective of the trip was to photograph all the
gravestones in those two cemeteries and to make those photos
available on the web. The two cemeteries each contain over 500
gravestones and we managed to photograph only a small fraction of
them. These gravestone pictures can be viewed on the web.

For Buchach there are 279 photos of 152 gravestones. Through the help
of Israel Pickholtz, many of the gravestone inscriptions have been
translated; the translation project is on-going. To view these
photographs, see the links on the Buchach homepage

http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetLinks/Suchostav/Buchach/buchach.html

For Rozhnyatov, there are 98 photographs of 92 gravestones.
Translations are not available yet. To view these photographs, see
the links on the Rozhnyatov homepage

http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetLinks/Rozhnyatov/Rozhome.html

Now for my request for suggestions. I plan to return to the
two cemeteries in June 2001 and hope to photograph the remaining
gravestones. The first step will be to determine which gravestones
have already been photographed --- they are scattered in the
cemeteries --- and to mark them so as to avoid photographing them
again. But how should they be marked so that the mark is visible but
does not deface the gravestone? I have thought of several methods:

(1) Brightly colored tape stuck to the gravestone --- I tried this
and it does not work well on a wet gravestone.

(2) Chalk --- I think this will also be a problem on wet stone.

(3) Crayon --- this may not come off too easily on porous stone materials.

(4) Spray paint on the grass/ground near the stone --- I suspect this
will be difficult to use when it is windy, and messy to transport.

etc.

I would greatly appreciate your suggestions, comments, and concerns.

Tom Weiss

Thomas Fischer Weiss
Newton, MA
USA
tfweiss@mit.edu

Webmaster for Suchostav Region Research Group
(http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetLinks/Suchostav/SuchostavRegion/SRRGhome.html)

Webmaster for Rozhnyatov
(http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetLinks/Rozhnyatov/Rozhome.html)

Coordinator for translation of Rozniatow Yizkor Book
(http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rozniatow/Rozhnyatov.html)

Personal home page
(http://umech.mit.edu:80/weiss/home.html)

Reearching:
FRENKEL (Buchach, Vienna);BUCHHALTER, TURTELTAUB (Buchach);
FISCHER (Hriskov, Schlan, Prague);
FRANKEL, FRUCHTER (Rozhnyatov, Vienna);
KATZ (Schlan);KLEPETAR (Jistebnice);
MEISELS (Nadworna, Vienna);ORLIK (Pohor, Jistebnice, Benesov, Tabor)
VODICKA (Dobronitz, Jistebnice, Benesov, Tabor)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Temporarily marking gravestones #general

Thomas F. Weiss
 

Dear JGenners --

I am looking for suggestions on temporarily marking
gravestones. Let me explain.

Last September, my wife and I visited the birthplaces of my
maternal grandfather and grandmother -- Buchach and Rozhnyatov,
respectively. One objective of the trip was to photograph all the
gravestones in those two cemeteries and to make those photos
available on the web. The two cemeteries each contain over 500
gravestones and we managed to photograph only a small fraction of
them. These gravestone pictures can be viewed on the web.

For Buchach there are 279 photos of 152 gravestones. Through the help
of Israel Pickholtz, many of the gravestone inscriptions have been
translated; the translation project is on-going. To view these
photographs, see the links on the Buchach homepage

http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetLinks/Suchostav/Buchach/buchach.html

For Rozhnyatov, there are 98 photographs of 92 gravestones.
Translations are not available yet. To view these photographs, see
the links on the Rozhnyatov homepage

http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetLinks/Rozhnyatov/Rozhome.html

Now for my request for suggestions. I plan to return to the
two cemeteries in June 2001 and hope to photograph the remaining
gravestones. The first step will be to determine which gravestones
have already been photographed --- they are scattered in the
cemeteries --- and to mark them so as to avoid photographing them
again. But how should they be marked so that the mark is visible but
does not deface the gravestone? I have thought of several methods:

(1) Brightly colored tape stuck to the gravestone --- I tried this
and it does not work well on a wet gravestone.

(2) Chalk --- I think this will also be a problem on wet stone.

(3) Crayon --- this may not come off too easily on porous stone materials.

(4) Spray paint on the grass/ground near the stone --- I suspect this
will be difficult to use when it is windy, and messy to transport.

etc.

I would greatly appreciate your suggestions, comments, and concerns.

Tom Weiss

Thomas Fischer Weiss
Newton, MA
USA
tfweiss@mit.edu

Webmaster for Suchostav Region Research Group
(http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetLinks/Suchostav/SuchostavRegion/SRRGhome.html)

Webmaster for Rozhnyatov
(http://www.jewishgen.org/ShtetLinks/Rozhnyatov/Rozhome.html)

Coordinator for translation of Rozniatow Yizkor Book
(http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rozniatow/Rozhnyatov.html)

Personal home page
(http://umech.mit.edu:80/weiss/home.html)

Reearching:
FRENKEL (Buchach, Vienna);BUCHHALTER, TURTELTAUB (Buchach);
FISCHER (Hriskov, Schlan, Prague);
FRANKEL, FRUCHTER (Rozhnyatov, Vienna);
KATZ (Schlan);KLEPETAR (Jistebnice);
MEISELS (Nadworna, Vienna);ORLIK (Pohor, Jistebnice, Benesov, Tabor)
VODICKA (Dobronitz, Jistebnice, Benesov, Tabor)


JewishGen's French SIG now ready for subscribers! #ciechanow #poland

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

JewishGen is very pleased to announce that we are now hosting a French SIG
whose prime objective will be to provide a forum for questions, discussion
and lots of information about doing Jewish genealogical research in France,
French colonies and French-speaking areas such as Belgium, Luxembourg and
Switzerland.

Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Hahn and Rosanne Leeson who will coordinate
the activities of the SIG and Carol Monahan who already has the web page
online at <http://www.jewishgen.org/french>

we are ready to accept subscribers to this new group.

There are two ways you can subscribe....online or through e-mail

If you plan to do it online, go to JewishGen's home page,
<http://www.jewishgen.org> and scroll down to the Discussion Category.
Click on Special Interest Groups and you'll be taken to the subscription
page, click on Subscribe and the webform will take you through the process.

If you decide to subscribe via e-mail just send a message addressed to:

listserve@lyris.jewishgen.org and say

subscribe frenchsig (type your first name) (type your last name)

JewishGen guidelines require that full names be registered along with
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***You must confirm your subscription***

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<support@jewishgen.org> and not to me.

We wish all 'genners very good fortune in researching in the French
speaking countries on which this SIG will focus.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Vice President, Operations


#Ciechanow #Poland JewishGen's French SIG now ready for subscribers! #poland #ciechanow

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

JewishGen is very pleased to announce that we are now hosting a French SIG
whose prime objective will be to provide a forum for questions, discussion
and lots of information about doing Jewish genealogical research in France,
French colonies and French-speaking areas such as Belgium, Luxembourg and
Switzerland.

Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Hahn and Rosanne Leeson who will coordinate
the activities of the SIG and Carol Monahan who already has the web page
online at <http://www.jewishgen.org/french>

we are ready to accept subscribers to this new group.

There are two ways you can subscribe....online or through e-mail

If you plan to do it online, go to JewishGen's home page,
<http://www.jewishgen.org> and scroll down to the Discussion Category.
Click on Special Interest Groups and you'll be taken to the subscription
page, click on Subscribe and the webform will take you through the process.

If you decide to subscribe via e-mail just send a message addressed to:

listserve@lyris.jewishgen.org and say

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<support@jewishgen.org> and not to me.

We wish all 'genners very good fortune in researching in the French
speaking countries on which this SIG will focus.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Vice President, Operations


EMAIL ADDRESS CHANGE #latvia

Sandyhshor@...
 

Please note that in future all emails should be sent to

donsandyh@earthlink.net.

Thank you.

Donald Hirschhorn
11053 Blue Coral Drive
Boca Raton, Florida 33498

Moderator Note: This is posted for the information
of other members of the list. You will have to go
to the Jewishgen page to change your address for
all your mailing lists including this one.


Latvia SIG #Latvia EMAIL ADDRESS CHANGE #latvia

Sandyhshor@...
 

Please note that in future all emails should be sent to

donsandyh@earthlink.net.

Thank you.

Donald Hirschhorn
11053 Blue Coral Drive
Boca Raton, Florida 33498

Moderator Note: This is posted for the information
of other members of the list. You will have to go
to the Jewishgen page to change your address for
all your mailing lists including this one.


JewishGen's French SIG now ready for subscribers! #poland

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

JewishGen is very pleased to announce that we are now hosting a French SIG
whose prime objective will be to provide a forum for questions, discussion
and lots of information about doing Jewish genealogical research in France,
French colonies and French-speaking areas such as Belgium, Luxembourg and
Switzerland.

Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Hahn and Rosanne Leeson who will coordinate
the activities of the SIG and Carol Monahan who already has the web page
online at <http://www.jewishgen.org/french>

we are ready to accept subscribers to this new group.

There are two ways you can subscribe....online or through e-mail

If you plan to do it online, go to JewishGen's home page,
<http://www.jewishgen.org> and scroll down to the Discussion Category.
Click on Special Interest Groups and you'll be taken to the subscription
page, click on Subscribe and the webform will take you through the process.

If you decide to subscribe via e-mail just send a message addressed to:

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<support@jewishgen.org> and not to me.

We wish all 'genners very good fortune in researching in the French
speaking countries on which this SIG will focus.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Vice President, Operations


JRI Poland #Poland JewishGen's French SIG now ready for subscribers! #poland

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

JewishGen is very pleased to announce that we are now hosting a French SIG
whose prime objective will be to provide a forum for questions, discussion
and lots of information about doing Jewish genealogical research in France,
French colonies and French-speaking areas such as Belgium, Luxembourg and
Switzerland.

Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Hahn and Rosanne Leeson who will coordinate
the activities of the SIG and Carol Monahan who already has the web page
online at <http://www.jewishgen.org/french>

we are ready to accept subscribers to this new group.

There are two ways you can subscribe....online or through e-mail

If you plan to do it online, go to JewishGen's home page,
<http://www.jewishgen.org> and scroll down to the Discussion Category.
Click on Special Interest Groups and you'll be taken to the subscription
page, click on Subscribe and the webform will take you through the process.

If you decide to subscribe via e-mail just send a message addressed to:

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<support@jewishgen.org> and not to me.

We wish all 'genners very good fortune in researching in the French
speaking countries on which this SIG will focus.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Vice President, Operations


JewishGen's French SIG now ready for subscribers! #courland #latvia

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

JewishGen is very pleased to announce that we are now hosting a French SIG
whose prime objective will be to provide a forum for questions, discussion
and lots of information about doing Jewish genealogical research in France,
French colonies and French-speaking areas such as Belgium, Luxembourg and
Switzerland.

Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Hahn and Rosanne Leeson who will coordinate
the activities of the SIG and Carol Monahan who already has the web page
online at <http://www.jewishgen.org/french>

we are ready to accept subscribers to this new group.

There are two ways you can subscribe....online or through e-mail

If you plan to do it online, go to JewishGen's home page,
<http://www.jewishgen.org> and scroll down to the Discussion Category.
Click on Special Interest Groups and you'll be taken to the subscription
page, click on Subscribe and the webform will take you through the process.

If you decide to subscribe via e-mail just send a message addressed to:

listserve@lyris.jewishgen.org and say

subscribe frenchsig (type your first name) (type your last name)

JewishGen guidelines require that full names be registered along with
e-mail addresses.

***You must confirm your subscription***

Whether your subscribe via the WebForm online or via e-mail you will
receive a message asking that you confirm the request to subscribe. All
you need to do is hit the reply button and a properly addressed e-mail
should result. Send it back to the listserve robot and you'll know you've
done it all correctly if you get a Welcome message telling you all about
the group, how to manage your subscription and the address to use in order
to post messages.

If you need any help with the process, please write to
<support@jewishgen.org> and not to me.

We wish all 'genners very good fortune in researching in the French
speaking countries on which this SIG will focus.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Vice President, Operations


JewishGen's French SIG now ready for subscribers! #southafrica

Carol Skydell <cskydell@...>
 

JewishGen is very pleased to announce that we are now hosting a French SIG
whose prime objective will be to provide a forum for questions, discussion
and lots of information about doing Jewish genealogical research in France,
French colonies and French-speaking areas such as Belgium, Luxembourg and
Switzerland.

Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Hahn and Rosanne Leeson who will coordinate
the activities of the SIG and Carol Monahan who already has the web page
online at <http://www.jewishgen.org/french>

we are ready to accept subscribers to this new group.

There are two ways you can subscribe....online or through e-mail

If you plan to do it online, go to JewishGen's home page,
<http://www.jewishgen.org> and scroll down to the Discussion Category.
Click on Special Interest Groups and you'll be taken to the subscription
page, click on Subscribe and the webform will take you through the process.

If you decide to subscribe via e-mail just send a message addressed to:

listserve@lyris.jewishgen.org and say

subscribe frenchsig (type your first name) (type your last name)

JewishGen guidelines require that full names be registered along with
e-mail addresses.

***You must confirm your subscription***

Whether your subscribe via the WebForm online or via e-mail you will
receive a message asking that you confirm the request to subscribe. All
you need to do is hit the reply button and a properly addressed e-mail
should result. Send it back to the listserve robot and you'll know you've
done it all correctly if you get a Welcome message telling you all about
the group, how to manage your subscription and the address to use in order
to post messages.

If you need any help with the process, please write to
<support@jewishgen.org> and not to me.

We wish all 'genners very good fortune in researching in the French
speaking countries on which this SIG will focus.

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Vice President, Operations