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WENGER, Helga-originally from Poland; alive 1950 in Germany? #general

Ann Linder
 

In a random search of my family names on GenealogyIndexer.org I came
across a name that is in my family--WENGER, Helga. When I saw her
name, I got goose bumps. It is a listing >from 1950 that I found! But
Helga Wenger, my mother's niece, age about 5 years old in
1939,originally >from Sosnowiec, Poland is thought to have been
murdered at Auschwitz with her siblings and mother Helen--but no
documentation exists. Is it possible that she indeed survived and
lived in post-war Germany? I found an image that says she was a house
maid.
The listing images I found is as follows: (1) the 1950 Mettmann
Address and Business Directory, image 171 (d1386) WENGER, Helga,
Hausgehilfin, Am Kolben 5. (2) Kaufmann Wenger Helga, Hausgehilfin 6
E. Besau,
How can I learn if this is our Helga? Can anyone help direct me on
this inquiry?
Thank you.

Ann Linder


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen WENGER, Helga-originally from Poland; alive 1950 in Germany? #general

Ann Linder
 

In a random search of my family names on GenealogyIndexer.org I came
across a name that is in my family--WENGER, Helga. When I saw her
name, I got goose bumps. It is a listing >from 1950 that I found! But
Helga Wenger, my mother's niece, age about 5 years old in
1939,originally >from Sosnowiec, Poland is thought to have been
murdered at Auschwitz with her siblings and mother Helen--but no
documentation exists. Is it possible that she indeed survived and
lived in post-war Germany? I found an image that says she was a house
maid.
The listing images I found is as follows: (1) the 1950 Mettmann
Address and Business Directory, image 171 (d1386) WENGER, Helga,
Hausgehilfin, Am Kolben 5. (2) Kaufmann Wenger Helga, Hausgehilfin 6
E. Besau,
How can I learn if this is our Helga? Can anyone help direct me on
this inquiry?
Thank you.

Ann Linder


Bluma and Chaim KATZ #general

Rabbi Ben-Zion Saydman
 

On a whim last night I checked the All Lithuania Database and was
shocked to find the answer to one of my oldest genealogical headaches.
Bluma MAIPER (MAYPER), daughter of Ben-Zion Maiper of Rumsiskes,
Lithuania, married Chaim Yisroel KATZ, son of Binyamin KATZ of
Akniste, Zarasai Uyezd, Lithuania. The couple married in Vilna on
January 22, 1895.

Up to this point, the *only* information I had about Bluma Maiper was
her birth certificate and an oral history that she had lived in
Albany, NY and had a daughter named Bella COHEN. The ALD gave me
Bluma's married name and the name of her husband which I had been
searching for 25 years! Praise the Lord!

However, and in genealogy there is always a however, I now cannot find
a single bit of information about Bluma and Chaim Yisroel KATZ, so I
turn to you for help.

Here's what I know: Bluma MAIPER, daughter of Ben-Zion, was born in
Rumsiskes (Rumshishok), Lithuania on June 27, 1861. She had at least
one daughter, Bella COHEN. She lived in Albany, NY circa 1920 and I
have a photograph of her at a wedding on the Lower East Side in 1921.
Bluma married Chaim Yisroel KATZ, son of Binyamin of Akniste, Zarasai
Uyezd, Lithuania in Vilna on January 22, 1895. The rest of the MAIPER
family settled on the Lower East Side and then moved to other parts of
New York City.

I did find Chaim Yisroel, son of Binyamin KATZ in an 1893 Revision List
in Utena Ukmerge Uyezd, Kaunas. He is listed as grandson and was 23
years old.

It is probable that both Bluma and Chaim anglicized their names when
they came to America. It is also possible that they changed their
surname. The fact that KATZ and COHEN are connected is not lost on
me, but why would they make such a subtle change? It is possible that
Bella KATZ married a COHEN. It is also possible that the KATZ's
changed their surname to COHEN. KATZ is a Hebrew acronym meaning
Kohen Tzedek.

If anyone has information about his family, please contact me! I just
know there is a whole lost branch out there waiting to be reunited.

Thank you.

Rabbi Ben-Zion SAYDMAN
California

MAYPER, MAIPER, MELTSNER, WERNER, SATINSKY, CHIPKIN, ROMM, BECKER,
GORDON, NEVIAZHSKY, NUROCK, RAPHAEL, SABSEVITZ, KANTER, RUBIN, AUG,
LEVIN, KRULL, MARCUS, ZUBACH, GEFFIN, BAYER. Rumsiskes, Plunge, Telz,
Zasliai, Philadelphia, Manchester, New York


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Bluma and Chaim KATZ #general

Rabbi Ben-Zion Saydman
 

On a whim last night I checked the All Lithuania Database and was
shocked to find the answer to one of my oldest genealogical headaches.
Bluma MAIPER (MAYPER), daughter of Ben-Zion Maiper of Rumsiskes,
Lithuania, married Chaim Yisroel KATZ, son of Binyamin KATZ of
Akniste, Zarasai Uyezd, Lithuania. The couple married in Vilna on
January 22, 1895.

Up to this point, the *only* information I had about Bluma Maiper was
her birth certificate and an oral history that she had lived in
Albany, NY and had a daughter named Bella COHEN. The ALD gave me
Bluma's married name and the name of her husband which I had been
searching for 25 years! Praise the Lord!

However, and in genealogy there is always a however, I now cannot find
a single bit of information about Bluma and Chaim Yisroel KATZ, so I
turn to you for help.

Here's what I know: Bluma MAIPER, daughter of Ben-Zion, was born in
Rumsiskes (Rumshishok), Lithuania on June 27, 1861. She had at least
one daughter, Bella COHEN. She lived in Albany, NY circa 1920 and I
have a photograph of her at a wedding on the Lower East Side in 1921.
Bluma married Chaim Yisroel KATZ, son of Binyamin of Akniste, Zarasai
Uyezd, Lithuania in Vilna on January 22, 1895. The rest of the MAIPER
family settled on the Lower East Side and then moved to other parts of
New York City.

I did find Chaim Yisroel, son of Binyamin KATZ in an 1893 Revision List
in Utena Ukmerge Uyezd, Kaunas. He is listed as grandson and was 23
years old.

It is probable that both Bluma and Chaim anglicized their names when
they came to America. It is also possible that they changed their
surname. The fact that KATZ and COHEN are connected is not lost on
me, but why would they make such a subtle change? It is possible that
Bella KATZ married a COHEN. It is also possible that the KATZ's
changed their surname to COHEN. KATZ is a Hebrew acronym meaning
Kohen Tzedek.

If anyone has information about his family, please contact me! I just
know there is a whole lost branch out there waiting to be reunited.

Thank you.

Rabbi Ben-Zion SAYDMAN
California

MAYPER, MAIPER, MELTSNER, WERNER, SATINSKY, CHIPKIN, ROMM, BECKER,
GORDON, NEVIAZHSKY, NUROCK, RAPHAEL, SABSEVITZ, KANTER, RUBIN, AUG,
LEVIN, KRULL, MARCUS, ZUBACH, GEFFIN, BAYER. Rumsiskes, Plunge, Telz,
Zasliai, Philadelphia, Manchester, New York


Yizkor Book Project, July 2016 #unitedkingdom

bounce-3186132-785714@...
 

Shalom,

The Yizkor Book Project in July was characterized by a great deal of updates
as you will see below. It is always encouraging to see the projects make
progress - step by step - till the final goal is reached and the complete
Yizkor book is translated. This amazing progress is due to the untiring
determination of the coordinators leading these projects and they certainly
deserve our salute for all that they do.

In the individual Yizkor book projects, the blue links appearing in the
table of contents of each project lead to the articles that have been
translated. I'm quite often asked about why articles that don't have blue
links can't be read and if a paid subscription is required to see the
"hidden" articles. No, there is no charge for reading the articles that have
been translated and, on the contrary, and our basic aim is to allow free,
global access to everyone for the translated Yizkor book material. So if the
article isn't available and you are interested in reading it, the next
logical step would be to assist with financial support in the translation of
the article. For this it is worthwhile looking at and donating to the
specific Translations Fund project if it is listed on the JewishGen-erosity
page (link at the end) or by contacting myself so that I can provide you
with an estimate of the cost of translation and you can decide if it's
something you are able to take on.

For those of you who would like to know more about the Yizkor Book Project
and will be at the upcoming IAJGS Conference in Seattle, I warmly recommend
you taking part in our Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting. This year it
is being led by Max Heffler who is and has been an integral partner in our
Yizkor Book team and has a great deal of knowledge and experience regarding
the project.

For those of you who are going to the conference, I do wish you an excellent
and rewarding time whilst you're there.

And now for all the changes and additions that were carried out in the
Yizkor Book Project over July.

We have also added in one new entry:

- Berestechko, Ukraine (There was a town...memorial book of Beresteczko,
Boremel and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berestechko/Berestechkoh.html [Hebrew]

We have continued to updated 29 of our existing projects:

- Bender, Moldova (Bendery Community Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bender/Bender.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Briceni, Moldova (Brichany: its Jewry in the first half of our century)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brichany/Brichany.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Kalisz, Poland (The Kalish book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalisz1/kalisz1.html

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

- Lithuania (Lite) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita2/lita2.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Radzyn, Poland (Radzyn Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/radzyn/radzyn.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Rietavas, Lithuania (Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to
the Memory of our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rietavas/Rietavas.html

- Smarhon (Smorgon), Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sobrance/Sobrance.html

- Suchowola, Poland (Suchovola Memorial Library of Jewish Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suchowola/suchowola.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tovste/Tovste.html

- Tykocin, Poland (Memorial book of Tiktin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tykocin/Tykocin.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Yizkor Book Project, July 2016 #unitedkingdom

bounce-3186132-785714@...
 

Shalom,

The Yizkor Book Project in July was characterized by a great deal of updates
as you will see below. It is always encouraging to see the projects make
progress - step by step - till the final goal is reached and the complete
Yizkor book is translated. This amazing progress is due to the untiring
determination of the coordinators leading these projects and they certainly
deserve our salute for all that they do.

In the individual Yizkor book projects, the blue links appearing in the
table of contents of each project lead to the articles that have been
translated. I'm quite often asked about why articles that don't have blue
links can't be read and if a paid subscription is required to see the
"hidden" articles. No, there is no charge for reading the articles that have
been translated and, on the contrary, and our basic aim is to allow free,
global access to everyone for the translated Yizkor book material. So if the
article isn't available and you are interested in reading it, the next
logical step would be to assist with financial support in the translation of
the article. For this it is worthwhile looking at and donating to the
specific Translations Fund project if it is listed on the JewishGen-erosity
page (link at the end) or by contacting myself so that I can provide you
with an estimate of the cost of translation and you can decide if it's
something you are able to take on.

For those of you who would like to know more about the Yizkor Book Project
and will be at the upcoming IAJGS Conference in Seattle, I warmly recommend
you taking part in our Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting. This year it
is being led by Max Heffler who is and has been an integral partner in our
Yizkor Book team and has a great deal of knowledge and experience regarding
the project.

For those of you who are going to the conference, I do wish you an excellent
and rewarding time whilst you're there.

And now for all the changes and additions that were carried out in the
Yizkor Book Project over July.

We have also added in one new entry:

- Berestechko, Ukraine (There was a town...memorial book of Beresteczko,
Boremel and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berestechko/Berestechkoh.html [Hebrew]

We have continued to updated 29 of our existing projects:

- Bender, Moldova (Bendery Community Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bender/Bender.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Briceni, Moldova (Brichany: its Jewry in the first half of our century)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brichany/Brichany.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Kalisz, Poland (The Kalish book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalisz1/kalisz1.html

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

- Lithuania (Lite) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita2/lita2.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Radzyn, Poland (Radzyn Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/radzyn/radzyn.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Rietavas, Lithuania (Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to
the Memory of our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rietavas/Rietavas.html

- Smarhon (Smorgon), Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sobrance/Sobrance.html

- Suchowola, Poland (Suchovola Memorial Library of Jewish Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suchowola/suchowola.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tovste/Tovste.html

- Tykocin, Poland (Memorial book of Tiktin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tykocin/Tykocin.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


We won! Get ready for free public access to the the New York City marriage index, 1930-1995! #general

Asparagirl <asparagirl@...>
 

We did it! Reclaim The Records is proud to announce that our Freedom
of Information lawsuit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York
filed against the New York City Clerk's Office is being settled in our
favor. The City is going to provide us copies of the New York City
marriage index for 1930-1995, which have never before been open to the
public. The records will be placed online for free public use, without
copyrights, paywalls, or restrictions.

We think there will be somewhere between 2.5 million and 3 million
records in this data set.

Read all the details in our tenth newsletter:
http://us11.campaign-archive2.com/?u=5f700fdc65a51d3813e67dab2&id=aee6566e00
[ TinyURL version: https://tinyurl.com/RTR10Newsletter ]

You can learn more about Reclaim The Records here:
https://www.reclaimtherecords.org/

I'll be speaking more about this lawsuit, and our other Freedom of
Information records requests, at the IAJGS conference in Seattle, this
Monday afternoon at 3 PM. See you there!

- Brooke Schreier Ganz
Founder, Reclaim The Records
Mill Valley, California


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen We won! Get ready for free public access to the the New York City marriage index, 1930-1995! #general

Asparagirl <asparagirl@...>
 

We did it! Reclaim The Records is proud to announce that our Freedom
of Information lawsuit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York
filed against the New York City Clerk's Office is being settled in our
favor. The City is going to provide us copies of the New York City
marriage index for 1930-1995, which have never before been open to the
public. The records will be placed online for free public use, without
copyrights, paywalls, or restrictions.

We think there will be somewhere between 2.5 million and 3 million
records in this data set.

Read all the details in our tenth newsletter:
http://us11.campaign-archive2.com/?u=5f700fdc65a51d3813e67dab2&id=aee6566e00
[ TinyURL version: https://tinyurl.com/RTR10Newsletter ]

You can learn more about Reclaim The Records here:
https://www.reclaimtherecords.org/

I'll be speaking more about this lawsuit, and our other Freedom of
Information records requests, at the IAJGS conference in Seattle, this
Monday afternoon at 3 PM. See you there!

- Brooke Schreier Ganz
Founder, Reclaim The Records
Mill Valley, California


KehilaLinks Project Report for June & July 2016 #usa

Susana Leistner Bloch
 

We are pleased to welcome the following webpages to JewishGen
KehilaLinks We thank the owners and webmasters of these webpages for
creating fitting memorials to these Kehilot (Jewish Communities) and
for providing a valuable resource for future generations of their
descendants:

Braila (Brailov, Ibrail), Romania
Created by Ayana Kimron
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Gregory Meyer
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Braila/
~~~

Fegyvernek, Hungary
Created by Rachel Blonder
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/fegyvernek/
~~~

Dzyarzhynsk (Koidanovo, Koidenav), Belarus
Created by Jeff Ferber
Webmanster: Adam Trubnikov
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/dzyarzhynsk/
~~~

Tiraspol (B), Moldova
Created by Inna Vayner
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/tiraspol
~~~

Wizajny (Vizhon), Poland
Crated by Sheryl Stahl
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/wizajny/index.html
~~~

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Balbieriskis (Balbirishok), LIthuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/balbieriskis/
~~~

Barysh (Barysz) (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Suchostaw/sl_barysz.htm
~~~

Bil'che Zolote (Bilcze, Bilcze Zlote) (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Suchostaw/sl_bilcze.htm
~~~

Cape Town, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown/
~~~

Luts'k (Luck,Lutzk), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lutsk/
~~~

Harbin (Manchuria), China
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/harbin/
~~~

Johannesburg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/johannesburg/
~~~

Lublin, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/lublin/
~~~

Melbourne, Australia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/melbourne/
~~~

Muizenberg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/muizenberg/
~~~

Nasielsk (Nashelsk, Nasielska Wola), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/nasielsk/
~~~

Orla, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/orla/
~~~

Pila (Schneidemuhl), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/pila/
~~~

Poznan (Posen), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/poznan/

ORPHAN WEBPAGES

Some of our Kehila webpages were created by people who are no longer
able to maintain them. We thank them for their past efforts and wish
them luck on their future endeavors.

Or by people who are no longer living. May their Memory be for a
Blessing

The following webpages are "orphaned" and are available for adoption.

Barysaw (Borisov), Belarus
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/borisov/borisov.html
~~~

Kamiensk (Kaminsk), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kamiensk/
~~~

Kopatkevichi (Kopatkevich), Belarus
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kopatkevichi/
~~~

Lomza, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lomza/
~~~

Rozdil (Rozdol (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Rozdol/Rozdol.htm
~~~

Tetiev, Ukraine
Created by Irwin B. Margiloff z"l
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/tetiev/tetiev.htm
~~~

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Balbieriskis (Balbirishok), Lithuania
Adopted by Eli Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/balbieriskis/
~~~

Kamiensk (Kaminsk), Poland
Adopted by Gregory Meyer
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kamiensk/

If you wish to create a KehilaLinks webpage please contact us at:
<bloch@mts.net>.

NEED TECHNICAL HELP CREATING A WEBPAGE?: We have a team of
dedicated volunteer webpage designers who will help you create a
webpage.

Susana Leistner Bloch, VP, KehilaLinks, JewishGen, Inc.
Barbara Ellman, KehilaLinks Technical Coordinator


Yizkor Book Project, July 2016 #usa

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

The Yizkor Book Project in July was characterized by a great deal of updates
as you will see below. It is always encouraging to see the projects make
progress - step by step - till the final goal is reached and the complete
Yizkor book is translated. This amazing progress is due to the untiring
determination of the coordinators leading these projects and they certainly
deserve our salute for all that they do.

In the individual Yizkor book projects, the blue links appearing in the
table of contents of each project lead to the articles that have been
translated. I'm quite often asked about why articles that don't have blue
links can't be read and if a paid subscription is required to see the
"hidden" articles. No, there is no charge for reading the articles that have
been translated and, on the contrary, and our basic aim is to allow free,
global access to everyone for the translated Yizkor book material. So if the
article isn't available and you are interested in reading it, the next
logical step would be to assist with financial support in the translation of
the article. For this it is worthwhile looking at and donating to the
specific Translations Fund project if it is listed on the JewishGen-erosity
page (link at the end) or by contacting myself so that I can provide you
with an estimate of the cost of translation and you can decide if it's
something you are able to take on.

For those of you who would like to know more about the Yizkor Book Project
and will be at the upcoming IAJGS Conference in Seattle, I warmly recommend
you taking part in our Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting. This year it
is being led by Max Heffler who is and has been an integral partner in our
Yizkor Book team and has a great deal of knowledge and experience regarding
the project.

For those of you who are going to the conference, I do wish you an excellent
and rewarding time whilst you're there.

And now for all the changes and additions that were carried out in the
Yizkor Book Project over July.

We have also added in one new entry:

- Berestechko, Ukraine (There was a town...memorial book of Beresteczko,
Boremel and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berestechko/Berestechkoh.html [Hebrew]

We have continued to updated 29 of our existing projects:

- Bender, Moldova (Bendery Community Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bender/Bender.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Briceni, Moldova (Brichany: its Jewry in the first half of our century)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brichany/Brichany.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Kalisz, Poland (The Kalish book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalisz1/kalisz1.html

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

- Lithuania (Lite) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita2/lita2.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Radzyn, Poland (Radzyn Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/radzyn/radzyn.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Rietavas, Lithuania (Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to
the Memory of our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rietavas/Rietavas.html

- Smarhon (Smorgon), Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sobrance/Sobrance.html

- Suchowola, Poland (Suchovola Memorial Library of Jewish Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suchowola/suchowola.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tovste/Tovste.html

- Tykocin, Poland (Memorial book of Tiktin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tykocin/Tykocin.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


Early American SIG #USA KehilaLinks Project Report for June & July 2016 #usa

Susana Leistner Bloch
 

We are pleased to welcome the following webpages to JewishGen
KehilaLinks We thank the owners and webmasters of these webpages for
creating fitting memorials to these Kehilot (Jewish Communities) and
for providing a valuable resource for future generations of their
descendants:

Braila (Brailov, Ibrail), Romania
Created by Ayana Kimron
Webpage Design by KehilaLinks volunteer Gregory Meyer
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Braila/
~~~

Fegyvernek, Hungary
Created by Rachel Blonder
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/fegyvernek/
~~~

Dzyarzhynsk (Koidanovo, Koidenav), Belarus
Created by Jeff Ferber
Webmanster: Adam Trubnikov
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/dzyarzhynsk/
~~~

Tiraspol (B), Moldova
Created by Inna Vayner
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/tiraspol
~~~

Wizajny (Vizhon), Poland
Crated by Sheryl Stahl
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/wizajny/index.html
~~~

KEHILALINKS WEBPAGES RECENTLY UPDATED:

Balbieriskis (Balbirishok), LIthuania
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/balbieriskis/
~~~

Barysh (Barysz) (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Suchostaw/sl_barysz.htm
~~~

Bil'che Zolote (Bilcze, Bilcze Zlote) (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Suchostaw/sl_bilcze.htm
~~~

Cape Town, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/capetown/
~~~

Luts'k (Luck,Lutzk), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lutsk/
~~~

Harbin (Manchuria), China
http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/harbin/
~~~

Johannesburg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/johannesburg/
~~~

Lublin, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/lublin/
~~~

Melbourne, Australia
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/melbourne/
~~~

Muizenberg, South Africa
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/muizenberg/
~~~

Nasielsk (Nashelsk, Nasielska Wola), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/nasielsk/
~~~

Orla, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/orla/
~~~

Pila (Schneidemuhl), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/pila/
~~~

Poznan (Posen), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/poznan/

ORPHAN WEBPAGES

Some of our Kehila webpages were created by people who are no longer
able to maintain them. We thank them for their past efforts and wish
them luck on their future endeavors.

Or by people who are no longer living. May their Memory be for a
Blessing

The following webpages are "orphaned" and are available for adoption.

Barysaw (Borisov), Belarus
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/borisov/borisov.html
~~~

Kamiensk (Kaminsk), Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kamiensk/
~~~

Kopatkevichi (Kopatkevich), Belarus
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kopatkevichi/
~~~

Lomza, Poland
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Lomza/
~~~

Rozdil (Rozdol (G), Ukraine
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Rozdol/Rozdol.htm
~~~

Tetiev, Ukraine
Created by Irwin B. Margiloff z"l
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/tetiev/tetiev.htm
~~~

GOOD NEWS! The following webpage was adopted:

Balbieriskis (Balbirishok), Lithuania
Adopted by Eli Rabinowitz
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/balbieriskis/
~~~

Kamiensk (Kaminsk), Poland
Adopted by Gregory Meyer
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kamiensk/

If you wish to create a KehilaLinks webpage please contact us at:
<bloch@mts.net>.

NEED TECHNICAL HELP CREATING A WEBPAGE?: We have a team of
dedicated volunteer webpage designers who will help you create a
webpage.

Susana Leistner Bloch, VP, KehilaLinks, JewishGen, Inc.
Barbara Ellman, KehilaLinks Technical Coordinator


Early American SIG #USA Yizkor Book Project, July 2016 #usa

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

The Yizkor Book Project in July was characterized by a great deal of updates
as you will see below. It is always encouraging to see the projects make
progress - step by step - till the final goal is reached and the complete
Yizkor book is translated. This amazing progress is due to the untiring
determination of the coordinators leading these projects and they certainly
deserve our salute for all that they do.

In the individual Yizkor book projects, the blue links appearing in the
table of contents of each project lead to the articles that have been
translated. I'm quite often asked about why articles that don't have blue
links can't be read and if a paid subscription is required to see the
"hidden" articles. No, there is no charge for reading the articles that have
been translated and, on the contrary, and our basic aim is to allow free,
global access to everyone for the translated Yizkor book material. So if the
article isn't available and you are interested in reading it, the next
logical step would be to assist with financial support in the translation of
the article. For this it is worthwhile looking at and donating to the
specific Translations Fund project if it is listed on the JewishGen-erosity
page (link at the end) or by contacting myself so that I can provide you
with an estimate of the cost of translation and you can decide if it's
something you are able to take on.

For those of you who would like to know more about the Yizkor Book Project
and will be at the upcoming IAJGS Conference in Seattle, I warmly recommend
you taking part in our Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting. This year it
is being led by Max Heffler who is and has been an integral partner in our
Yizkor Book team and has a great deal of knowledge and experience regarding
the project.

For those of you who are going to the conference, I do wish you an excellent
and rewarding time whilst you're there.

And now for all the changes and additions that were carried out in the
Yizkor Book Project over July.

We have also added in one new entry:

- Berestechko, Ukraine (There was a town...memorial book of Beresteczko,
Boremel and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berestechko/Berestechkoh.html [Hebrew]

We have continued to updated 29 of our existing projects:

- Bender, Moldova (Bendery Community Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bender/Bender.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Briceni, Moldova (Brichany: its Jewry in the first half of our century)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brichany/Brichany.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Kalisz, Poland (The Kalish book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalisz1/kalisz1.html

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

- Lithuania (Lite) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita2/lita2.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Radzyn, Poland (Radzyn Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/radzyn/radzyn.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Rietavas, Lithuania (Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to
the Memory of our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rietavas/Rietavas.html

- Smarhon (Smorgon), Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sobrance/Sobrance.html

- Suchowola, Poland (Suchovola Memorial Library of Jewish Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suchowola/suchowola.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tovste/Tovste.html

- Tykocin, Poland (Memorial book of Tiktin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tykocin/Tykocin.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager
lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com


Seeking Solomon BENJAMIN - Baltimore, Maryland ? to 1818 #usa

Mary Beth Engst <mbengst@...>
 

Seeking Solomon BENJAMIN, details below. Last will and testament states his
father (no name) lived in Amsterdam and was very poor. Solomon is listed
in "The Forerunners: Dutch Jewry of the North American Diaspora", page 189
(link below). I have no history before 1809. I have to believe I can go
further back, however I don't know how to proceed and don't speak Dutch.

Thank you in advance for any help you can provide.

Solomon BENJAMIN
Birth Holland, Netherlands Death April or May 1818 - 2 Maryland, USA

Holland, Netherlands
One of Samuel's (son) census records indicate his father was born in Germany.

Marriage to Catherine "Kitty" Lence
25 Jul 1809 Baltimore County, Maryland

Birth of Son Samuel BENJAMIN 12 JUL 1810 Baltimore City, Baltimore
(Independent City), Maryland

Residence
1810 Baltimore Ward 7, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Residence
1814 43, Wilke street, Fell's Point; Town: Baltimore; Residence 1816-1818

Baltimore Museum of Art, 18th and 19th Century Maryland Silver (1975),
p. 176.

Residence
1817 shop: 43, West Wilk, Fell's Point; Town: Baltimore; American=
County: Maryland

Death April or May 1818 Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery
Probate 25 Apr 1818 Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Again, thank you. Mary Beth Engst, Minneapolis, MN mbengst@comcast.net


Early American SIG #USA Seeking Solomon BENJAMIN - Baltimore, Maryland ? to 1818 #usa

Mary Beth Engst <mbengst@...>
 

Seeking Solomon BENJAMIN, details below. Last will and testament states his
father (no name) lived in Amsterdam and was very poor. Solomon is listed
in "The Forerunners: Dutch Jewry of the North American Diaspora", page 189
(link below). I have no history before 1809. I have to believe I can go
further back, however I don't know how to proceed and don't speak Dutch.

Thank you in advance for any help you can provide.

Solomon BENJAMIN
Birth Holland, Netherlands Death April or May 1818 - 2 Maryland, USA

Holland, Netherlands
One of Samuel's (son) census records indicate his father was born in Germany.

Marriage to Catherine "Kitty" Lence
25 Jul 1809 Baltimore County, Maryland

Birth of Son Samuel BENJAMIN 12 JUL 1810 Baltimore City, Baltimore
(Independent City), Maryland

Residence
1810 Baltimore Ward 7, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Residence
1814 43, Wilke street, Fell's Point; Town: Baltimore; Residence 1816-1818

Baltimore Museum of Art, 18th and 19th Century Maryland Silver (1975),
p. 176.

Residence
1817 shop: 43, West Wilk, Fell's Point; Town: Baltimore; American=
County: Maryland

Death April or May 1818 Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery
Probate 25 Apr 1818 Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Again, thank you. Mary Beth Engst, Minneapolis, MN mbengst@comcast.net


Thanks for advice about Zurich #germany

Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer
 

Dear Friends,

Some time ago, I asked for advice about traveling in the area around
Zurich, and I have been remiss in not writing to thank all the people
who offered advice. Several people were very encouraging about the
local train system, and we decided to use that.

We found that the trains were indeed easy to use, and had a great
visit in Zurich, Thanks for all your offers of advice or help.

Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer, Hyde Park, NY christine3cats@gmail.com
Author of: Long-Distance Genealogy: Researching Your Ancestors >from Home
http://tinyurl.com/zb6uxxz


German SIG #Germany Thanks for advice about Zurich #germany

Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer
 

Dear Friends,

Some time ago, I asked for advice about traveling in the area around
Zurich, and I have been remiss in not writing to thank all the people
who offered advice. Several people were very encouraging about the
local train system, and we decided to use that.

We found that the trains were indeed easy to use, and had a great
visit in Zurich, Thanks for all your offers of advice or help.

Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer, Hyde Park, NY christine3cats@gmail.com
Author of: Long-Distance Genealogy: Researching Your Ancestors >from Home
http://tinyurl.com/zb6uxxz


Re: ukraine digest: kremenets #ukraine

Ronald D. Doctor <rondoctor@...>
 

Hi Karen,

Kremenets and Kamenets-Podolsk are two separate towns. Both are in
western Ukraine, but their records differ and are kept in different
archives. If you are interested in Kremenets, please contact me
directly. I'll be happy to help you.

Best,

Ron

Ron Doctor (rddpdx@gmail.com)
Co-Coordinator, Kremenets Shtetl CO-OP/Jewish Records Indexing-Poland
an activity of the Kremenets District Research Group (KDRG)
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kremenets
Portland, Oregon USA
and
Board Member and Past Coordinator
JewishGen Ukraine Special Interest Group (Ukraine SIG)
and
Board Member and Past President
Jewish Genealogy Society of Oregon (JGSO)

Researching DOCTOR (DIOKHTER), VARER, AVERBAKH, KORENFELD ... all >from Kremenets, Oleksinets, Yampol, Vishnevets
and KAZDOY (KOSODOY), DUBINSKI, DUBOWSKY ... all >from Kiev, Uman, Odessa

Subject: Re: ukraine digest: kremenets
From:<karenimarcus@wi.rr.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2016 8:24:53 +0000
X-Message-Number: 1

Is the kremenets in the same area as the kamenets podilsky? If so, would one town's vital records assist anothers?Are these two cities completely separate >from one another?

karen


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Re: ukraine digest: kremenets #ukraine

Ronald D. Doctor <rondoctor@...>
 

Hi Karen,

Kremenets and Kamenets-Podolsk are two separate towns. Both are in
western Ukraine, but their records differ and are kept in different
archives. If you are interested in Kremenets, please contact me
directly. I'll be happy to help you.

Best,

Ron

Ron Doctor (rddpdx@gmail.com)
Co-Coordinator, Kremenets Shtetl CO-OP/Jewish Records Indexing-Poland
an activity of the Kremenets District Research Group (KDRG)
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Kremenets
Portland, Oregon USA
and
Board Member and Past Coordinator
JewishGen Ukraine Special Interest Group (Ukraine SIG)
and
Board Member and Past President
Jewish Genealogy Society of Oregon (JGSO)

Researching DOCTOR (DIOKHTER), VARER, AVERBAKH, KORENFELD ... all >from Kremenets, Oleksinets, Yampol, Vishnevets
and KAZDOY (KOSODOY), DUBINSKI, DUBOWSKY ... all >from Kiev, Uman, Odessa

Subject: Re: ukraine digest: kremenets
From:<karenimarcus@wi.rr.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2016 8:24:53 +0000
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Is the kremenets in the same area as the kamenets podilsky? If so, would one town's vital records assist anothers?Are these two cities completely separate >from one another?

karen


Updates to Schneidemuhl and Posen pages in latest Kehila Links report #germany

Susana Leistner Bloch
 

We are pleased to welcome the following webpages to JewishGen
KehilaLinks We thank the owners and webmasters of these webpages for
creating fitting memorials to these Kehilot (Jewish Communities) and
for providing a valuable resource for future generations of their
descendants:

Melbourne, Australia
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~~~

Muizenberg, South Africa
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Braila (Brailov, Ibrail), Romania
Created by Ayana Kimron
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~~~

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Created by Rachel Blonder
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~~~

Dzyarzhynsk (Koidanovo, Koidenav), Belarus
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~~~

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~~~

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~~~

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~~~

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"Germany" is not mentioned in Yizkor Book Project, July 2016 #germany

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

The Yizkor Book Project in July was characterized by a great deal of updates
as you will see below. It is always encouraging to see the projects make
progress - step by step - till the final goal is reached and the complete
Yizkor book is translated. This amazing progress is due to the untiring
determination of the coordinators leading these projects and they certainly
deserve our salute for all that they do.

In the individual Yizkor book projects, the blue links appearing in the
table of contents of each project lead to the articles that have been
translated. I'm quite often asked about why articles that don't have blue
links can't be read and if a paid subscription is required to see the
"hidden" articles. No, there is no charge for reading the articles that have
been translated and, on the contrary, and our basic aim is to allow free,
global access to everyone for the translated Yizkor book material. So if the
article isn't available and you are interested in reading it, the next
logical step would be to assist with financial support in the translation of
the article. For this it is worthwhile looking at and donating to the
specific Translations Fund project if it is listed on the JewishGen-erosity
page (link at the end) or by contacting myself so that I can provide you
with an estimate of the cost of translation and you can decide if it's
something you are able to take on.

For those of you who would like to know more about the Yizkor Book Project
and will be at the upcoming IAJGS Conference in Seattle, I warmly recommend
you taking part in our Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting. This year it
is being led by Max Heffler who is and has been an integral partner in our
Yizkor Book team and has a great deal of knowledge and experience regarding
the project.

For those of you who are going to the conference, I do wish you an excellent
and rewarding time whilst you're there.

And now for all the changes and additions that were carried out in the
Yizkor Book Project over July.

We have also added in one new entry:

- Berestechko, Ukraine (There was a town...memorial book of Beresteczko,
Boremel and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Berestechko/Berestechkoh.html [Hebrew]

We have continued to updated 29 of our existing projects:

- Bender, Moldova (Bendery Community Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bender/Bender.html

- Bransk, Poland (Brainsk; Book of Memories)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bransk/Bransk.html

- Briceni, Moldova (Brichany: its Jewry in the first half of our century)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Brichany/Brichany.html

- Brody, Ukraine (An Eternal Light: Brody in Memoriam)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/brody/brody.html

- Capresti, Moldova (Kapresht, our village; memorial book for the Jewish
community of Kapresht, Bessarabia)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Capresti/Capresti.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Czestochowa, Poland (The Jews of Czestochowa)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czestochowa1/Czestochowa1.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Golub-Dobrzyn, Poland (In Memory of the Communities Dobrzyn-Gollob)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/golub_dobrzyn/golub_dobrzyn.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Our hometown Goniondz)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/goniadz/goniadz.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.html

- Kalisz, Poland (The Kalish book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kalisz1/kalisz1.html

- Lenin, Belarus (The community of Lenin; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lenin/lenin.html

- Less than Human
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/LessThanHuman/LessThanHuman.html

- Lithuania (Lite) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita2/lita2.html

- Pabianice, Poland (The Pabianice Book: A Memorial for a Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Pabianice1/Pabianice1.html

- Radzyn, Poland (Radzyn Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/radzyn/radzyn.html

- Rafalovka, Ukraine (Memorial book for the towns of Old Rafalowka, New
Rafalowka, Olizarka, Zoludzk and vicinity)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/rafalovka/rafalovka.html

- Rietavas, Lithuania (Memorial book: the Ritavas Community; A Tribute to
the Memory of our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Rietavas/Rietavas.html

- Smarhon (Smorgon), Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Sobrance, Slovakia (The Unlikely Hero of Sobrance)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sobrance/Sobrance.html

- Suchowola, Poland (Suchovola Memorial Library of Jewish Communities)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suchowola/suchowola.html

- Tarnogrod, Poland (Book of Tarnogrod; in memory of the destroyed Jewish
community) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnogrod/tarnogrod.html

- Tovste, Ukraine (Memorial book of Tluste)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tovste/Tovste.html

- Tykocin, Poland (Memorial book of Tiktin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Tykocin/Tykocin.html

- Volodymyr Volynskyy, Ukraine (Wladimir Wolynsk; in memory of the Jewish
community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Volodymyr_Volynskyy/Volodymyr_Volynskyy.html

- Vysotsk, Ukraine (Our Shtetl; Vysotsk memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/vysotsk1/vysotsk1.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zabrze, Poland (Zabrze Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Zabrze/Zabrze.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find
them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online. All the best,

Lance Ackerfeld, Yizkor Book Project Manager lance.ackerfeld@gmail.com

66301 - 66320 of 657960