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Belarus SIG Web Site Updated #general

Risa E Heywood <risah@...>
 

An update of the Belarus SIG Web site at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus
was just completed.
The update included numerous additions, such as:

* Links to the new Minsk Surnames Database
* List of Victims of the Zembin Ghetto
* Link to Mir web site
* 1897-1898 population statistics for Minsk Guberniya towns
* New shtetl additions for the Vitebsk and Mogilev gubernii pages
* much, much more.

The Belarus SIG now has over 400 members, an active discussion group
and an online newsletter. You can join at our web site:
http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus/membersh.htm
Click on the Subscribe button.

Risa Heywood
Belarus SIG Webmaster
E-mail: risah@ibm.net


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Belarus SIG Web Site Updated #general

Risa E Heywood <risah@...>
 

An update of the Belarus SIG Web site at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus
was just completed.
The update included numerous additions, such as:

* Links to the new Minsk Surnames Database
* List of Victims of the Zembin Ghetto
* Link to Mir web site
* 1897-1898 population statistics for Minsk Guberniya towns
* New shtetl additions for the Vitebsk and Mogilev gubernii pages
* much, much more.

The Belarus SIG now has over 400 members, an active discussion group
and an online newsletter. You can join at our web site:
http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus/membersh.htm
Click on the Subscribe button.

Risa Heywood
Belarus SIG Webmaster
E-mail: risah@ibm.net


An Israeli Telephone Call #general

Leonard Markowitz <priluki@...>
 

It would be most appreciated if someone in Israel could call my
cousin who is living in Holon. She is the only living link with
my ancestors in Priluki. She speaks only Russian and Hebrew.
Please contact me privately for her address and telephone
number.

Len Markowitz priluki@voicenet.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen An Israeli Telephone Call #general

Leonard Markowitz <priluki@...>
 

It would be most appreciated if someone in Israel could call my
cousin who is living in Holon. She is the only living link with
my ancestors in Priluki. She speaks only Russian and Hebrew.
Please contact me privately for her address and telephone
number.

Len Markowitz priluki@voicenet.com


Glasgow Jewish Echo #general

Harv1998@...
 

Re query >from Patricia Kay:

Don't know about US holdings of Jewish Echo, but for the record:

Jewish Echo - published in Glasgow, Scotland: 1928-1992

back numbers: Scottish Jewish Archives Centre
Mitchell Library (both Glasgow)

Harvey Kaplan

Glasgow, Scotland

KAPLAN,FINE,FEIN,FAIN,BARSD - Keidan area, Lithuania
FELMAN,MILLER,ROSENBLOOM - Kamenets-Podolsk,Ukraine
TROPP,STORCH - Kolbuszowa,Cmolas, Galicia
LINDERMAN - Plock


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Glasgow Jewish Echo #general

Harv1998@...
 

Re query >from Patricia Kay:

Don't know about US holdings of Jewish Echo, but for the record:

Jewish Echo - published in Glasgow, Scotland: 1928-1992

back numbers: Scottish Jewish Archives Centre
Mitchell Library (both Glasgow)

Harvey Kaplan

Glasgow, Scotland

KAPLAN,FINE,FEIN,FAIN,BARSD - Keidan area, Lithuania
FELMAN,MILLER,ROSENBLOOM - Kamenets-Podolsk,Ukraine
TROPP,STORCH - Kolbuszowa,Cmolas, Galicia
LINDERMAN - Plock


Re: Schwarz-Noir-Noar #general

Dick Plotz
 

Judith "Camomile" Wegner wrote:

<< And those who aspired to become "uppercrust" sometimes
resorted to French: thus, one former GREENBERG had became VERMONT! >>

We should not forget the venerable Boston department store. According to one
story, the founder's name was originally KATZ. "Translating" this name into
French, he came up with a new version, "FELINE", with an acute accent over the
first E. (Michael Bernet and some others will see the fallacy here.)
Finally, this became, on his arrival in Boston, FILENE, by which name the
store is still known.

It was with great disappointment that I learned that in fact, Mr. Filene's
name almost certainly came >from the town of Filehne, and was never Katz. And
it made such a good story....

Dick Plotz
Providence RI


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Schwarz-Noir-Noar #general

Dick Plotz
 

Judith "Camomile" Wegner wrote:

<< And those who aspired to become "uppercrust" sometimes
resorted to French: thus, one former GREENBERG had became VERMONT! >>

We should not forget the venerable Boston department store. According to one
story, the founder's name was originally KATZ. "Translating" this name into
French, he came up with a new version, "FELINE", with an acute accent over the
first E. (Michael Bernet and some others will see the fallacy here.)
Finally, this became, on his arrival in Boston, FILENE, by which name the
store is still known.

It was with great disappointment that I learned that in fact, Mr. Filene's
name almost certainly came >from the town of Filehne, and was never Katz. And
it made such a good story....

Dick Plotz
Providence RI


Searching LEVINE, Eli and Rae (sp?0 #general

Scott Noar <sman@...>
 

Does anyone have any information on Eli and his wife Rae(sp?) LEVINE.
They came to America >from Russia probabably in the 1970-1980's. They
had a grand daughter who attended Peddie School in New Jersey

Scott Noar
sman@uscom.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching LEVINE, Eli and Rae (sp?0 #general

Scott Noar <sman@...>
 

Does anyone have any information on Eli and his wife Rae(sp?) LEVINE.
They came to America >from Russia probabably in the 1970-1980's. They
had a grand daughter who attended Peddie School in New Jersey

Scott Noar
sman@uscom.com


Re: On giving out information #general

Mark and Debbie Burr <ember@...>
 

I have been working on genealogy for about 20 years, mostly my husbands
line until recently. I have found that it is best to share only a bare
bones family tree with total strangers, because as Harold Pollins says
you do not know what they are going to do with it. Send your direct line
only to the requester.(You, your father or mother depending on which
line the person is researching, their parents etc.) Give only general
info, not total dates . That should be enough for the requester to see
if you are actually related. If it turns out that there is a connection,
you may, after numerous contacts want to share more. Or not!! Do not
feel obligated to give all you have. But do not close the door on what
could be the person with the info you have been searching for. Hope this
helps. Deborah Kopstein Burr


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: On giving out information #general

Mark and Debbie Burr <ember@...>
 

I have been working on genealogy for about 20 years, mostly my husbands
line until recently. I have found that it is best to share only a bare
bones family tree with total strangers, because as Harold Pollins says
you do not know what they are going to do with it. Send your direct line
only to the requester.(You, your father or mother depending on which
line the person is researching, their parents etc.) Give only general
info, not total dates . That should be enough for the requester to see
if you are actually related. If it turns out that there is a connection,
you may, after numerous contacts want to share more. Or not!! Do not
feel obligated to give all you have. But do not close the door on what
could be the person with the info you have been searching for. Hope this
helps. Deborah Kopstein Burr


Searching JULIUS #general

Shaul Reznik <shaulreznik@...>
 

To all subscribers:
My name is Miriam Ferber and I am searching for any traces of the
name JULIUS or YULIUS >from Stanislav (today in Ukraina called
Ivano-Frankovsk). I looked in many places and have manage to find
any information
My adress is miferber@yahoo.com.
Miriam Ferber


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching JULIUS #general

Shaul Reznik <shaulreznik@...>
 

To all subscribers:
My name is Miriam Ferber and I am searching for any traces of the
name JULIUS or YULIUS >from Stanislav (today in Ukraina called
Ivano-Frankovsk). I looked in many places and have manage to find
any information
My adress is miferber@yahoo.com.
Miriam Ferber


Heyman, and other spellings? #general

AbigtM
 

What other names might be interchangeable in Germany prior to (1830)
for Heyman (by any spelling?)

Thank you very much. Please reply direct.

Regards,
Marilyn Abigt
Fallbrook, CA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Heyman, and other spellings? #general

AbigtM
 

What other names might be interchangeable in Germany prior to (1830)
for Heyman (by any spelling?)

Thank you very much. Please reply direct.

Regards,
Marilyn Abigt
Fallbrook, CA


Re: Baron Hirsch Lodge #general

EHecht4085 <ehecht4085@...>
 

Dear Bob,

You might try writing to the Mt. Hebron Cemetery for who may be maintaining the
Lodge plots. If the plots are full and the Lodge is defunct, you could try the
NY State Insurance Fund, who became the holder of all records for
organizations that had gone out of business. There is also a book that has a
list of Landsmanschaften and sometimes tells what may have beome of the
organization. You could also try YIVO(at their new Headquarters) in New York
City. I believe that it is on 16th Street, but do not think they have moved to
the new address as yet.

Hope this helps.

Eli C. Hecht

ehecht4085@aol.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Baron Hirsch Lodge #general

EHecht4085 <ehecht4085@...>
 

Dear Bob,

You might try writing to the Mt. Hebron Cemetery for who may be maintaining the
Lodge plots. If the plots are full and the Lodge is defunct, you could try the
NY State Insurance Fund, who became the holder of all records for
organizations that had gone out of business. There is also a book that has a
list of Landsmanschaften and sometimes tells what may have beome of the
organization. You could also try YIVO(at their new Headquarters) in New York
City. I believe that it is on 16th Street, but do not think they have moved to
the new address as yet.

Hope this helps.

Eli C. Hecht

ehecht4085@aol.com


opening of new website for Yad Vashem #general

Info <info@...>
 

Dear Staff and Visitors to the Jewishgen website,

We are very pleased to inform you that Yad Vashem has opened a
new website at: www.yadvashem.org.il

We encourage you to visit our new site and look forward to your
feedback.

Sincerely,
Dana Porath
Commemoration and Public Relations
Yad Vashem
website-www.yadvashem.org.il


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen opening of new website for Yad Vashem #general

Info <info@...>
 

Dear Staff and Visitors to the Jewishgen website,

We are very pleased to inform you that Yad Vashem has opened a
new website at: www.yadvashem.org.il

We encourage you to visit our new site and look forward to your
feedback.

Sincerely,
Dana Porath
Commemoration and Public Relations
Yad Vashem
website-www.yadvashem.org.il