Date   

Correction in information about The Dove Flyer #southafrica

Janette Silverman <cochairs@...>
 

In our previous message, we incorrectly identified Deputy Consul General
Ravit Baer as Consul General. As previously announced, Ms. Baer, a
career diplomat in the Israeli foreign service, served
in Europe and Africa before becoming Israel's Deputy Consul General to
the Pacific Northwest. We are honored to have her present the August 11
screening of the acclaimed Israeli movie "The Dove
Flyer," and apologize for incorrectly identifying her.

"The Dove Flyer" will be shown as part of a Jewish film festival that
has been curated for the conference by leading Jewish film scholar and
teacher of cinema Dr. Eric Goldman. The film is based on Eli Amir's
blockbuster novel of the same name, brings to life the fragile, doomed
world of the Baghdad Jewish community in 1950.

In addition, as at previous conferences, key lectures and presentations will
be made available through LIVE! a real-time video streaming service after up
to 90 days after the conference. It's not too late to register for the
conference or to purchase LIVE! Visit the conference website,
www.iajgs2016.org , for more information about all aspects of the
conference.

We're looking forward to seeing so many of you in Seattle August 7-12.

Janette Silverman, Chuck Weinstein, Phyllis Grossman Conference Co-Chairs


JewishGen's Success! Stories #southafrica

Phyllis Kramer
 

Old letters and photographs play an important role in the latest issue
of JewishGen's Success! Stories. These stories take us to Argentina,
Germany, Austria, Poland, and the Netherlands. You can access these
stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by following this
link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Suzanne Reisman finds two old photos of an unknown baby after her
grandmother passes away. Silvia Rodriguez translates letters >from the
late 1930s for her friend Leda Altura -- letters written in German,
containing desperate pleas for help in emigrating >from Vienna to
Argentina. Peter Vanlaw inherits old letters and photos >from his
mother, giving him the urge to find out more about his Rehfisch
family, and to identify all the nameless faces that appeared in those
photos.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and Anna Blanchard, Webmaster. Anna has volunteered her time and
talents as the Success! Stories Webmaster for the past four years. She
has created beautiful layouts of the inspiring stories you send us.
Anna is now stepping down to pursue other ventures. We will miss her
greatly, but we send her off with our gratitude and best wishes.

We hope that you, too, will have success in your research using the
abundant resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@....

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Correction in information about The Dove Flyer #southafrica

Janette Silverman <cochairs@...>
 

In our previous message, we incorrectly identified Deputy Consul General
Ravit Baer as Consul General. As previously announced, Ms. Baer, a
career diplomat in the Israeli foreign service, served
in Europe and Africa before becoming Israel's Deputy Consul General to
the Pacific Northwest. We are honored to have her present the August 11
screening of the acclaimed Israeli movie "The Dove
Flyer," and apologize for incorrectly identifying her.

"The Dove Flyer" will be shown as part of a Jewish film festival that
has been curated for the conference by leading Jewish film scholar and
teacher of cinema Dr. Eric Goldman. The film is based on Eli Amir's
blockbuster novel of the same name, brings to life the fragile, doomed
world of the Baghdad Jewish community in 1950.

In addition, as at previous conferences, key lectures and presentations will
be made available through LIVE! a real-time video streaming service after up
to 90 days after the conference. It's not too late to register for the
conference or to purchase LIVE! Visit the conference website,
www.iajgs2016.org , for more information about all aspects of the
conference.

We're looking forward to seeing so many of you in Seattle August 7-12.

Janette Silverman, Chuck Weinstein, Phyllis Grossman Conference Co-Chairs


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica JewishGen's Success! Stories #southafrica

Phyllis Kramer
 

Old letters and photographs play an important role in the latest issue
of JewishGen's Success! Stories. These stories take us to Argentina,
Germany, Austria, Poland, and the Netherlands. You can access these
stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by following this
link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Suzanne Reisman finds two old photos of an unknown baby after her
grandmother passes away. Silvia Rodriguez translates letters >from the
late 1930s for her friend Leda Altura -- letters written in German,
containing desperate pleas for help in emigrating >from Vienna to
Argentina. Peter Vanlaw inherits old letters and photos >from his
mother, giving him the urge to find out more about his Rehfisch
family, and to identify all the nameless faces that appeared in those
photos.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and Anna Blanchard, Webmaster. Anna has volunteered her time and
talents as the Success! Stories Webmaster for the past four years. She
has created beautiful layouts of the inspiring stories you send us.
Anna is now stepping down to pursue other ventures. We will miss her
greatly, but we send her off with our gratitude and best wishes.

We hope that you, too, will have success in your research using the
abundant resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@....

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


Correction in information about The Dove Flyer #courland #latvia

Janette Silverman <cochairs@...>
 

In our previous message, we incorrectly identified Deputy Consul General
Ravit Baer as Consul General. As previously announced, Ms. Baer, a
career diplomat in the Israeli foreign service, served
in Europe and Africa before becoming Israel's Deputy Consul General to
the Pacific Northwest. We are honored to have her present the August 11
screening of the acclaimed Israeli movie "The Dove
Flyer," and apologize for incorrectly identifying her.

"The Dove Flyer" will be shown as part of a Jewish film festival that
has been curated for the conference by leading Jewish film scholar and
teacher of cinema Dr. Eric Goldman. The film is based on Eli Amir's
blockbuster novel of the same name, brings to life the fragile, doomed
world of the Baghdad Jewish community in 1950.

In addition, as at previous conferences, key lectures and presentations will
be made available through LIVE! a real-time video streaming service after up
to 90 days after the conference. It's not too late to register for the
conference or to purchase LIVE! Visit the conference website,
www.iajgs2016.org , for more information about all aspects of the
conference.

We're looking forward to seeing so many of you in Seattle August 7-12.

Janette Silverman, Chuck Weinstein, Phyllis Grossman Conference Co-Chairs


JewishGen's Success! Stories #courland #latvia

Phyllis Kramer
 

Old letters and photographs play an important role in the latest issue
of JewishGen's Success! Stories. These stories take us to Argentina,
Germany, Austria, Poland, and the Netherlands. You can access these
stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by following this
link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Suzanne Reisman finds two old photos of an unknown baby after her
grandmother passes away. Silvia Rodriguez translates letters >from the
late 1930s for her friend Leda Altura -- letters written in German,
containing desperate pleas for help in emigrating >from Vienna to
Argentina. Peter Vanlaw inherits old letters and photos >from his
mother, giving him the urge to find out more about his Rehfisch
family, and to identify all the nameless faces that appeared in those
photos.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and Anna Blanchard, Webmaster. Anna has volunteered her time and
talents as the Success! Stories Webmaster for the past four years. She
has created beautiful layouts of the inspiring stories you send us.
Anna is now stepping down to pursue other ventures. We will miss her
greatly, but we send her off with our gratitude and best wishes.

We hope that you, too, will have success in your research using the
abundant resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@....

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia Correction in information about The Dove Flyer #courland #latvia

Janette Silverman <cochairs@...>
 

In our previous message, we incorrectly identified Deputy Consul General
Ravit Baer as Consul General. As previously announced, Ms. Baer, a
career diplomat in the Israeli foreign service, served
in Europe and Africa before becoming Israel's Deputy Consul General to
the Pacific Northwest. We are honored to have her present the August 11
screening of the acclaimed Israeli movie "The Dove
Flyer," and apologize for incorrectly identifying her.

"The Dove Flyer" will be shown as part of a Jewish film festival that
has been curated for the conference by leading Jewish film scholar and
teacher of cinema Dr. Eric Goldman. The film is based on Eli Amir's
blockbuster novel of the same name, brings to life the fragile, doomed
world of the Baghdad Jewish community in 1950.

In addition, as at previous conferences, key lectures and presentations will
be made available through LIVE! a real-time video streaming service after up
to 90 days after the conference. It's not too late to register for the
conference or to purchase LIVE! Visit the conference website,
www.iajgs2016.org , for more information about all aspects of the
conference.

We're looking forward to seeing so many of you in Seattle August 7-12.

Janette Silverman, Chuck Weinstein, Phyllis Grossman Conference Co-Chairs


Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia JewishGen's Success! Stories #courland #latvia

Phyllis Kramer
 

Old letters and photographs play an important role in the latest issue
of JewishGen's Success! Stories. These stories take us to Argentina,
Germany, Austria, Poland, and the Netherlands. You can access these
stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by following this
link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Suzanne Reisman finds two old photos of an unknown baby after her
grandmother passes away. Silvia Rodriguez translates letters >from the
late 1930s for her friend Leda Altura -- letters written in German,
containing desperate pleas for help in emigrating >from Vienna to
Argentina. Peter Vanlaw inherits old letters and photos >from his
mother, giving him the urge to find out more about his Rehfisch
family, and to identify all the nameless faces that appeared in those
photos.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and Anna Blanchard, Webmaster. Anna has volunteered her time and
talents as the Success! Stories Webmaster for the past four years. She
has created beautiful layouts of the inspiring stories you send us.
Anna is now stepping down to pursue other ventures. We will miss her
greatly, but we send her off with our gratitude and best wishes.

We hope that you, too, will have success in your research using the
abundant resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@....

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


Re: records of American-occupied Germany #germany

Marion Weber <weber_genealogy@...>
 

Hallo Anita,

every German city has a registry office (since 1874/75), not only in the
former american sector.

Because of the data protection law in Germany there are no post-war records
on-line. You have to ask at the registry office in the hometown of your
family.

Best regards Marion Weber, Stuttgart weber_genealogy@...

Anita Berk, Denver, CO amberk@... wrote:
I have a question - My family lived in American-occupied Germany
after the war. Are there records of American-occupied Germany and
if so, how do I find them?


German SIG #Germany Re: records of American-occupied Germany #germany

Marion Weber <weber_genealogy@...>
 

Hallo Anita,

every German city has a registry office (since 1874/75), not only in the
former american sector.

Because of the data protection law in Germany there are no post-war records
on-line. You have to ask at the registry office in the hometown of your
family.

Best regards Marion Weber, Stuttgart weber_genealogy@...

Anita Berk, Denver, CO amberk@... wrote:
I have a question - My family lived in American-occupied Germany
after the war. Are there records of American-occupied Germany and
if so, how do I find them?


Correction in information about The Dove Flyer #hungary

bounce-3177794-772961@...
 

In our previous message, we incorrectly identified Deputy Consul General
Ravit Baer as Consul General. As previously announced, Ms. Baer, a
career diplomat in the Israeli foreign service, served
in Europe and Africa before becoming Israel's Deputy Consul General to
the Pacific Northwest. We are honored to have her present the August 11
screening of the acclaimed Israeli movie "The Dove
Flyer," and apologize for incorrectly identifying her.

"The Dove Flyer" will be shown as part of a Jewish film festival that
has been curated for the conference by leading Jewish film scholar and
teacher of cinema Dr. Eric Goldman. The film is based on Eli Amir's
blockbuster novel of the same name, brings to life the fragile, doomed
world of the Baghdad Jewish community in 1950.

In addition, as at previous conferences, key lectures and presentations will
be made available through LIVE! a real-time video streaming service after up
to 90 days after the conference. It's not too late to register for the
conference or to purchase LIVE! Visit the conference website,
www.iajgs2016.org , for more information about all aspects of the
conference.

We're looking forward to seeing so many of you in Seattle August 7-12.

Janette Silverman, Chuck Weinstein, Phyllis Grossman Conference Co-Chairs


JewishGen's Success! Stories #hungary

bounce-3177795-772961@...
 

Old letters and photographs play an important role in the latest issue
of JewishGen's Success! Stories. These stories take us to Argentina,
Germany, Austria, Poland, and the Netherlands. You can access these
stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by following this
link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Suzanne Reisman finds two old photos of an unknown baby after her
grandmother passes away. Silvia Rodriguez translates letters >from the
late 1930s for her friend Leda Altura -- letters written in German,
containing desperate pleas for help in emigrating >from Vienna to
Argentina. Peter Vanlaw inherits old letters and photos >from his
mother, giving him the urge to find out more about his Rehfisch
family, and to identify all the nameless faces that appeared in those
photos.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and Anna Blanchard, Webmaster. Anna has volunteered her time and
talents as the Success! Stories Webmaster for the past four years. She
has created beautiful layouts of the inspiring stories you send us.
Anna is now stepping down to pursue other ventures. We will miss her
greatly, but we send her off with our gratitude and best wishes.

We hope that you, too, will have success in your research using the
abundant resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@....

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


Hungary SIG #Hungary Correction in information about The Dove Flyer #hungary

bounce-3177794-772961@...
 

In our previous message, we incorrectly identified Deputy Consul General
Ravit Baer as Consul General. As previously announced, Ms. Baer, a
career diplomat in the Israeli foreign service, served
in Europe and Africa before becoming Israel's Deputy Consul General to
the Pacific Northwest. We are honored to have her present the August 11
screening of the acclaimed Israeli movie "The Dove
Flyer," and apologize for incorrectly identifying her.

"The Dove Flyer" will be shown as part of a Jewish film festival that
has been curated for the conference by leading Jewish film scholar and
teacher of cinema Dr. Eric Goldman. The film is based on Eli Amir's
blockbuster novel of the same name, brings to life the fragile, doomed
world of the Baghdad Jewish community in 1950.

In addition, as at previous conferences, key lectures and presentations will
be made available through LIVE! a real-time video streaming service after up
to 90 days after the conference. It's not too late to register for the
conference or to purchase LIVE! Visit the conference website,
www.iajgs2016.org , for more information about all aspects of the
conference.

We're looking forward to seeing so many of you in Seattle August 7-12.

Janette Silverman, Chuck Weinstein, Phyllis Grossman Conference Co-Chairs


Hungary SIG #Hungary JewishGen's Success! Stories #hungary

bounce-3177795-772961@...
 

Old letters and photographs play an important role in the latest issue
of JewishGen's Success! Stories. These stories take us to Argentina,
Germany, Austria, Poland, and the Netherlands. You can access these
stories >from the "About Us" button on our website or by following this
link: http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/Testimonials/

Suzanne Reisman finds two old photos of an unknown baby after her
grandmother passes away. Silvia Rodriguez translates letters >from the
late 1930s for her friend Leda Altura -- letters written in German,
containing desperate pleas for help in emigrating >from Vienna to
Argentina. Peter Vanlaw inherits old letters and photos >from his
mother, giving him the urge to find out more about his Rehfisch
family, and to identify all the nameless faces that appeared in those
photos.

This issue was prepared by JewishGen volunteers -- Nancy Siegel, Editor
and Anna Blanchard, Webmaster. Anna has volunteered her time and
talents as the Success! Stories Webmaster for the past four years. She
has created beautiful layouts of the inspiring stories you send us.
Anna is now stepping down to pursue other ventures. We will miss her
greatly, but we send her off with our gratitude and best wishes.

We hope that you, too, will have success in your research using the
abundant resources of JewishGen and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@....

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


Re: Has anyone heard of the Isaakovskaya or Isakovsky Colony before? #poland

Mark Halpern
 

Daniel:

Kolonja Izaaka is located 1.5 km southwest of the town of Odelsk in what
is now Belarus. There is a very nice KehilaLinks site created by Irwin
Keller at http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kolonja/home.html.

Mark Halpern

On 2016-07-14 12:03, Daniel Eig <dtolman@...> wrote:
With the new release of records >from Bialystok, several volunteers
on Viewmate (who have my eternal gratitude) found that my
Bialystoker ancestors (Epstein/Eckstein and possibly Rogal/Topilski)
apparently came originally >from the Isaakovskaya/Isaovsky Colony
of the Sokolka district sometime before 1890.

Sokolka is a county outside of Bialystok - so presumably it was
located near there - but I can't find any reference to this
"colony" anywhere online.

Does anyone have any idea what this could be referring to?

If anyone could point me to a map of the Sokolka district in
the late 1800s, it would also be appreciated! I'm not clear on
what its borders consisted of back then...

thanks
Daniel Eig


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland Re: Has anyone heard of the Isaakovskaya or Isakovsky Colony before? #poland

Mark Halpern
 

Daniel:

Kolonja Izaaka is located 1.5 km southwest of the town of Odelsk in what
is now Belarus. There is a very nice KehilaLinks site created by Irwin
Keller at http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kolonja/home.html.

Mark Halpern

On 2016-07-14 12:03, Daniel Eig <dtolman@...> wrote:
With the new release of records >from Bialystok, several volunteers
on Viewmate (who have my eternal gratitude) found that my
Bialystoker ancestors (Epstein/Eckstein and possibly Rogal/Topilski)
apparently came originally >from the Isaakovskaya/Isaovsky Colony
of the Sokolka district sometime before 1890.

Sokolka is a county outside of Bialystok - so presumably it was
located near there - but I can't find any reference to this
"colony" anywhere online.

Does anyone have any idea what this could be referring to?

If anyone could point me to a map of the Sokolka district in
the late 1800s, it would also be appreciated! I'm not clear on
what its borders consisted of back then...

thanks
Daniel Eig


Subject: Zamosc (Lublin) Area Updates to JRI-Poland Database #poland

RobinnM@...
 

JRI-Poland is delighted to announce the following additions and updates to
our database.

The towns listed have been linked to online images provided by the Lublin
and Zamosc branches of the Polish State Archives and many of these data
sets now include additional years never before indexed. Furthermore, we have
significantly updated the data sets, providing corrections, additional
records missed in the LDS microfilming, and in some cases, adding Jewish vital
record information >from the period 1810-1825 >from civil registrars kept by
the Catholic churches before 1826.

Additional towns and records are being worked on, but please visit
www.jri-poland.org, to search for new data for your Zamosc area ancestors,
and consider making a donation to JRI-Poland to further our record-extraction
initiative for your towns!

The Zamosc Area Towns with Updated Data:

Bilgoraj - includes pre-1826
Frampol
Gorzkow
Grabowiec
Horodlo
Hrubieszow
Izbica - Tarnogora
Jarczow
Jozefow (Jozefow Ordynacki)
Komorow Osada
Krasnobrod
Krylow - includes pre-1826
Laszczow
Szczebrzeszyn - includes pre-1826
Tarnogrod - includes pre-1826
Turobin - includes pre-1826
Tyszowce
Wysokie
City of Zamosc

Thanks to the following people who collaborated in this very large
project. Special apologies to anyone accidentally left off the list!

Ruth Silver, Max Wald, Smadar Gilboa, David Dubin, Robert Pullman, Mady
Land, Howard Fink, Hadassah Lipsius, David Price, Michael Tobias and Stanley
Diamond. Thanks for your patience and persistence!

Shelley Pollero (Zamosc Archives Coordinator, JRI-Poland.org)
Severna Park, Maryland
rkpollero@...

and

Robinn Magid (Lublin Archives Coordinator, JRI-Poland.org)
Berkeley,California
RobinnM@...


Research in Aram-Tsova (Haleb) in Syria. #sephardic

sciamma@...
 

Following David Nesher's plea and questions about Aram-Suba research
possibilities, are there any persons capable of giving us a comprehensive
list of research possibilities online or otherwise ?
Thgank you David
Sciamma(chamma) isaac
sciamma@...


JRI Poland #Poland Subject: Zamosc (Lublin) Area Updates to JRI-Poland Database #poland

RobinnM@...
 

JRI-Poland is delighted to announce the following additions and updates to
our database.

The towns listed have been linked to online images provided by the Lublin
and Zamosc branches of the Polish State Archives and many of these data
sets now include additional years never before indexed. Furthermore, we have
significantly updated the data sets, providing corrections, additional
records missed in the LDS microfilming, and in some cases, adding Jewish vital
record information >from the period 1810-1825 >from civil registrars kept by
the Catholic churches before 1826.

Additional towns and records are being worked on, but please visit
www.jri-poland.org, to search for new data for your Zamosc area ancestors,
and consider making a donation to JRI-Poland to further our record-extraction
initiative for your towns!

The Zamosc Area Towns with Updated Data:

Bilgoraj - includes pre-1826
Frampol
Gorzkow
Grabowiec
Horodlo
Hrubieszow
Izbica - Tarnogora
Jarczow
Jozefow (Jozefow Ordynacki)
Komorow Osada
Krasnobrod
Krylow - includes pre-1826
Laszczow
Szczebrzeszyn - includes pre-1826
Tarnogrod - includes pre-1826
Turobin - includes pre-1826
Tyszowce
Wysokie
City of Zamosc

Thanks to the following people who collaborated in this very large
project. Special apologies to anyone accidentally left off the list!

Ruth Silver, Max Wald, Smadar Gilboa, David Dubin, Robert Pullman, Mady
Land, Howard Fink, Hadassah Lipsius, David Price, Michael Tobias and Stanley
Diamond. Thanks for your patience and persistence!

Shelley Pollero (Zamosc Archives Coordinator, JRI-Poland.org)
Severna Park, Maryland
rkpollero@...

and

Robinn Magid (Lublin Archives Coordinator, JRI-Poland.org)
Berkeley,California
RobinnM@...


Sephardic SIG #Sephardim Research in Aram-Tsova (Haleb) in Syria. #sephardic

sciamma@...
 

Following David Nesher's plea and questions about Aram-Suba research
possibilities, are there any persons capable of giving us a comprehensive
list of research possibilities online or otherwise ?
Thgank you David
Sciamma(chamma) isaac
sciamma@...