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Re: Polotsker Society #belarus

Stephen H. Aidlin <saidlin@...>
 

I am told that me Grandfather's name was Westerman but changed to Baker.

He was born in Lithiania but as a child moved with his gfamily to
England. The family settled in Sheffield-Leeds. His nephew, Percy
Baker, was on the plane that collided on the ground with another plane
Tenerife about 22 years ago.

Logan- our paths are almost intertwining.

Steve

LOGAN M LOCKABEY wrote:

I am most anxious to find out if any of my relatives are buried there. A
few of the surnames that I am researching are: BLOCKOFF,
GREENBLATT, ALUF, SLAVIN, LEVINSON, HOLTZ, AZMIER, WESTERMAN.


Belarus SIG #Belarus Re: Polotsker Society #belarus

Stephen H. Aidlin <saidlin@...>
 

I am told that me Grandfather's name was Westerman but changed to Baker.

He was born in Lithiania but as a child moved with his gfamily to
England. The family settled in Sheffield-Leeds. His nephew, Percy
Baker, was on the plane that collided on the ground with another plane
Tenerife about 22 years ago.

Logan- our paths are almost intertwining.

Steve

LOGAN M LOCKABEY wrote:

I am most anxious to find out if any of my relatives are buried there. A
few of the surnames that I am researching are: BLOCKOFF,
GREENBLATT, ALUF, SLAVIN, LEVINSON, HOLTZ, AZMIER, WESTERMAN.


Re: Polotsker Society #belarus

Elsebeth Paikin
 

Hi again Logan,

At 10:22 31-01-99 -0800, you wrote:
... A few of the surnames that I am researching are: BLOCKOFF, GREENBLATT,
ALUF, S>LAVIN, LEVINSON, HOLTZ, AZMIER, WESTERMAN.

I have the following:

Helen SLAVIN, died before 1945?
married to Julius (Judel Yedidov) PAIKIN born ca. 1880 in Rezekne, Latvia,
emigrated ca. 1903 to the USA, died after 1945, son of Yedid Wulfov PAIKIN
(1848-1909) and Elke LEIZEROVNA (1849-after 1897)
Four known children: Sophie, Elsie, Solomon and David.

and

Esther Bessie (Bassel) GREENBLATT born ca. 1882, died 1960 in Canada,
married to Abraham PAIKIN born ca. 1886 in Szarkowszczyna (or Nowy Pohost),
Vitebsk gubernia, son of Joseph (Yussel) PAIKIN (circa 1860- ?)
Four Known Children: Harry, Sam, Wolfe and Stella

Do these Slavin and Greenblatt ring a bell? That would be great!

Best regards
--
Elsebeth Paikin, Copenhagen, Denmark,
e-mail: elsebeth@...


Belarus SIG #Belarus Re: Polotsker Society #belarus

Elsebeth Paikin
 

Hi again Logan,

At 10:22 31-01-99 -0800, you wrote:
... A few of the surnames that I am researching are: BLOCKOFF, GREENBLATT,
ALUF, S>LAVIN, LEVINSON, HOLTZ, AZMIER, WESTERMAN.

I have the following:

Helen SLAVIN, died before 1945?
married to Julius (Judel Yedidov) PAIKIN born ca. 1880 in Rezekne, Latvia,
emigrated ca. 1903 to the USA, died after 1945, son of Yedid Wulfov PAIKIN
(1848-1909) and Elke LEIZEROVNA (1849-after 1897)
Four known children: Sophie, Elsie, Solomon and David.

and

Esther Bessie (Bassel) GREENBLATT born ca. 1882, died 1960 in Canada,
married to Abraham PAIKIN born ca. 1886 in Szarkowszczyna (or Nowy Pohost),
Vitebsk gubernia, son of Joseph (Yussel) PAIKIN (circa 1860- ?)
Four Known Children: Harry, Sam, Wolfe and Stella

Do these Slavin and Greenblatt ring a bell? That would be great!

Best regards
--
Elsebeth Paikin, Copenhagen, Denmark,
e-mail: elsebeth@...


Re: Movie on Nagyvarad during the Holocaust #hungary

Gzsuzsi@...
 

Mindy,

Here is the info:

European Video Distributors
2402 W. Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 848-5902
(888) 423-6752 (for orders only)
E-mail: hatv@...

The owner and my contact person is Mr. Bunyik. You may want to ask for their
Hungarian Film Catalog. He sent me one in Hungarian, but they may also have
it in English - doesn't hurt to ask. They only sell cassettes. "Senkifoldje"
sells for $24.95 and they have those special deals of buy 2 get one free...
They also have other Hungarian Jewish theme movies, such as "The Revolt of
Job", "Rivermen" (Tutajosok) - about the 1882 trial of Rutenian Jews... Some
may be available subtitled, others not - as "Senkifoldje". I think they carry
nearly 500 titles, many of which are pre WWW II.

Susan Geroe

In a message dated 1/31/99 9:19:34 AM, MGS18@... writes:

<< Susan,

WOuld you post the name and contact information of the Hungarian video
library-I'd like to find out what titles they carry.

Mindy Soclof
>>


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: Movie on Nagyvarad during the Holocaust #hungary

Gzsuzsi@...
 

Mindy,

Here is the info:

European Video Distributors
2402 W. Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 848-5902
(888) 423-6752 (for orders only)
E-mail: hatv@...

The owner and my contact person is Mr. Bunyik. You may want to ask for their
Hungarian Film Catalog. He sent me one in Hungarian, but they may also have
it in English - doesn't hurt to ask. They only sell cassettes. "Senkifoldje"
sells for $24.95 and they have those special deals of buy 2 get one free...
They also have other Hungarian Jewish theme movies, such as "The Revolt of
Job", "Rivermen" (Tutajosok) - about the 1882 trial of Rutenian Jews... Some
may be available subtitled, others not - as "Senkifoldje". I think they carry
nearly 500 titles, many of which are pre WWW II.

Susan Geroe

In a message dated 1/31/99 9:19:34 AM, MGS18@... writes:

<< Susan,

WOuld you post the name and contact information of the Hungarian video
library-I'd like to find out what titles they carry.

Mindy Soclof
>>


Re: I have a hit! #hungary

Lebn@...
 

In a message dated 1/31/99 7:12:49 PM Eastern Standard Time, uzidog@...
writes:

The correct spelling I believe is BOLYAI not Bolyi. This Gimnazium was on
Marko utca according to my husband George Bien who went there but did not
graduate >from there

Eleanor Bien.


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: I have a hit! #hungary

Lebn@...
 

In a message dated 1/31/99 7:12:49 PM Eastern Standard Time, uzidog@...
writes:

The correct spelling I believe is BOLYAI not Bolyi. This Gimnazium was on
Marko utca according to my husband George Bien who went there but did not
graduate >from there

Eleanor Bien.


Re: A life story #hungary

CAPOHN@...
 

thank you for telling your story .....it affected me so.
A long and beautiful life to you and your family...carole pohn.(capohn)


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: A life story #hungary

CAPOHN@...
 

thank you for telling your story .....it affected me so.
A long and beautiful life to you and your family...carole pohn.(capohn)


Slovak dictionary #hungary

Magda Lapedus <Magdil@...>
 

Bernice Shoobe asked about Slovak-English dictionary. In the next town to
mine , Palo Alto, CA , which is adjacent to my town Menlo Park, CA there
is a large shop selling ONLY Russian, Polish, Check, etc., books and
dictionaries. None Hungarian. I'll visit them tomorrow and will advise
about the result.
I received number of documents >from Bytca in the past. All those documents
were translated here locally by a linguist professor of Stanford
University. If Bernice cannot find the right translations for words, I
could approach her again and ask her how much it cost her name is Prof. .
Vera Henzl. Mine was $20.00 for one page. If no too many words she would
tell me on the phone free of charge.
Magda Lapedus


Hungary SIG #Hungary Slovak dictionary #hungary

Magda Lapedus <Magdil@...>
 

Bernice Shoobe asked about Slovak-English dictionary. In the next town to
mine , Palo Alto, CA , which is adjacent to my town Menlo Park, CA there
is a large shop selling ONLY Russian, Polish, Check, etc., books and
dictionaries. None Hungarian. I'll visit them tomorrow and will advise
about the result.
I received number of documents >from Bytca in the past. All those documents
were translated here locally by a linguist professor of Stanford
University. If Bernice cannot find the right translations for words, I
could approach her again and ask her how much it cost her name is Prof. .
Vera Henzl. Mine was $20.00 for one page. If no too many words she would
tell me on the phone free of charge.
Magda Lapedus


Name equivalents #hungary

Tom Venetianer <tom.vene@...>
 

Cheers to all,

Wandering on the immensity of the Web I found a real piece of jewel and it
can be seized by all of you ;)

Please visit
http://www.rootsweb.com/~scoconee/names.html

Thanks to Paul M. Kankula <kankula@...>, you will be able to
download there a VERY comprehensive list of English given names translated
into their Czechoslovakian, German, Hungarian, Polish, and Slovakian
equivalents. The file is quite large (270 Kbytes) and in Adobe Acrobat
format, which means you need the reader application, also downloadable from
this same page.

Enjoy
Tom


Hungary SIG #Hungary Name equivalents #hungary

Tom Venetianer <tom.vene@...>
 

Cheers to all,

Wandering on the immensity of the Web I found a real piece of jewel and it
can be seized by all of you ;)

Please visit
http://www.rootsweb.com/~scoconee/names.html

Thanks to Paul M. Kankula <kankula@...>, you will be able to
download there a VERY comprehensive list of English given names translated
into their Czechoslovakian, German, Hungarian, Polish, and Slovakian
equivalents. The file is quite large (270 Kbytes) and in Adobe Acrobat
format, which means you need the reader application, also downloadable from
this same page.

Enjoy
Tom


Funds for Kedainai records #lithuania

Diane Rabson <rabson@...>
 

Ada,

I will be sending a check shortly to Peggy Freedman for $50.00 to help
us obtain the revision lists!

Diane Rabson
Boulder, Colorado


Keidan Jews #Keidan #Lithuania Funds for Kedainai records #lithuania

Diane Rabson <rabson@...>
 

Ada,

I will be sending a check shortly to Peggy Freedman for $50.00 to help
us obtain the revision lists!

Diane Rabson
Boulder, Colorado


Mlawa #poland

ada01@...
 

On Thu, 28 Jan 1999 00:12:12 -0600 JRI-Poland digest wrote:

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Subject: Mlawa project
From: Danita Simon <dhsimon@...>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 19:06:55 -0500
X-Message-Number: 1

I was terribly disappointed not to find any of my relatives in the
completed Mlawa project. I know many of their names and I know that
they were definitely >from Mlawa so what information can I gather from
the lack of any recognizable names?

Danita Simon
Wynnewood, PA

Searching GOODSTEIN/GUTSTEIN, PRAWDA >from Mlawa
Robert Tachna and me have been working on re-typing the unique
and rare article of Dr. Zeev Yunis of blessed memory "My Old Hometown Mlawa".
It is now completed, except the index. It is a panoramic
view of a Jewish shtetl in Poland, before the destruction.

See:
http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/4017/MLAYUNIS.HTM

In chapter 1 of the article I read the following which might explain
why many entries are missing in the town registry office, and not only in
Mlawa...
I cannot confirm that this is the reason there are not so many entries
for GOODSTEIN/GUTSTEIN and PRAWDA in the specific case of Danita Simon,
but it is a possible explanation. As the whole article is
a mirror to all shtetls, may be this description
of how the registrations were done in Mlawa, will explain similar phenomena
in Polish registry offices in the late 19th century.

"In the time of the Russian rule two synagogue beadles often came to the
Municipality. One was Zanvel Langleben, the Rabbi's attendant, the other -
Moshke
Shamash (beadle) known as "Moshke the Prankster". Because of Zanvel,
the names of many of the town's Jews were distorted. Moshe was called
Moshik, Izhak-Itzik, Sarah-Saltcha, and so on. It was Zanvel who
registered Jewish births in the town books. In order to save
respectable men of means the trouble of going to the
Municipality and signing the birth certificates, he declared that they were
illiterate. That is why many of the Jews of Mlawa had odd names,
false names. The dates of birth were recorded according to Zanvel
Langleben's fancy. His schemes and
calculations were intended to benefit those registered, in the future,
when they were to be conscripted. In addition, Zanvel registered the
Jewish weddings in the town books. That is why he was always slightly
tipsy as though coming >from a festive meal".


Ada Holtzman

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Date: 01/31/99
Time: 19:35:44
Web site:http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/4017/
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Date: 01/31/99
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JRI Poland #Poland Mlawa #poland

ada01@...
 

On Thu, 28 Jan 1999 00:12:12 -0600 JRI-Poland digest wrote:

----------------------------------------------------------------------

Subject: Mlawa project
From: Danita Simon <dhsimon@...>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 19:06:55 -0500
X-Message-Number: 1

I was terribly disappointed not to find any of my relatives in the
completed Mlawa project. I know many of their names and I know that
they were definitely >from Mlawa so what information can I gather from
the lack of any recognizable names?

Danita Simon
Wynnewood, PA

Searching GOODSTEIN/GUTSTEIN, PRAWDA >from Mlawa
Robert Tachna and me have been working on re-typing the unique
and rare article of Dr. Zeev Yunis of blessed memory "My Old Hometown Mlawa".
It is now completed, except the index. It is a panoramic
view of a Jewish shtetl in Poland, before the destruction.

See:
http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/4017/MLAYUNIS.HTM

In chapter 1 of the article I read the following which might explain
why many entries are missing in the town registry office, and not only in
Mlawa...
I cannot confirm that this is the reason there are not so many entries
for GOODSTEIN/GUTSTEIN and PRAWDA in the specific case of Danita Simon,
but it is a possible explanation. As the whole article is
a mirror to all shtetls, may be this description
of how the registrations were done in Mlawa, will explain similar phenomena
in Polish registry offices in the late 19th century.

"In the time of the Russian rule two synagogue beadles often came to the
Municipality. One was Zanvel Langleben, the Rabbi's attendant, the other -
Moshke
Shamash (beadle) known as "Moshke the Prankster". Because of Zanvel,
the names of many of the town's Jews were distorted. Moshe was called
Moshik, Izhak-Itzik, Sarah-Saltcha, and so on. It was Zanvel who
registered Jewish births in the town books. In order to save
respectable men of means the trouble of going to the
Municipality and signing the birth certificates, he declared that they were
illiterate. That is why many of the Jews of Mlawa had odd names,
false names. The dates of birth were recorded according to Zanvel
Langleben's fancy. His schemes and
calculations were intended to benefit those registered, in the future,
when they were to be conscripted. In addition, Zanvel registered the
Jewish weddings in the town books. That is why he was always slightly
tipsy as though coming >from a festive meal".


Ada Holtzman

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E-mail: ada01@...
Date: 01/31/99
Time: 19:35:44
Web site:http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/4017/
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E-mail: ada01@...
Date: 01/31/99
Time: 23:07:48
Web site:http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/4017/
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. Re Hungarian Videos #hungary

Magda Lapedus <Magdil@...>
 

Susan Gero posted the address and other details of the Hungarian Video
Center. I spoke with Mr. Bunyik, they'll send the catalogue immediately.
Call them on the toll-free number if you give your name and address
they'll send you the catalogue and your name will be on their mailing list
which is fine, they have each month a flyer and some "special sales".
Thanks,
Magda Lapedus


Hungary SIG #Hungary . Re Hungarian Videos #hungary

Magda Lapedus <Magdil@...>
 

Susan Gero posted the address and other details of the Hungarian Video
Center. I spoke with Mr. Bunyik, they'll send the catalogue immediately.
Call them on the toll-free number if you give your name and address
they'll send you the catalogue and your name will be on their mailing list
which is fine, they have each month a flyer and some "special sales".
Thanks,
Magda Lapedus