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Re: Trial

Martha Forsyth
 

Admittedly I've not been being a Good Citizen and keeping up with this.  But you don't want to know how long it took me to
  • go to the link
  • scroll down and not find this message
  • notice that there's a second PAGE of messages
  • Read the message and try to sign in, in order to reply
  • I'm not sure if I had to create a new ID in order to sign in, but I certainly had to create a new password (and I thought I was signing in from a different address than it ended up saving)
  • get to the point where I can write this message - still wondering if I should reply to the LATEST message in the list of messages, to the one I'd come in to read, or to the basic topic!
Presumably this will get much simpler if/when we really do adopt this system, but....it sure would discourage ME to have to go through processes like this!

Martha Forsyth (hating to have to learn new systems in order to continue doing things I've been doing for a long time!!)

Cleveland IAJGS Conference Roundup #austria-czech

E. Randol Schoenberg
 

The Austria-Czech SIG (Special Interest Group) had a very busy and
productive week at the conference in Cleveland. Thanks first to our
speakers and all those who attended.

The talks I attended had an Austria-Hungary focus, and included:

Budapest on the Cuyahoga: The Hungarian Jewish Community of Cleveland (Vivian Kahn)
Local and Specific Surnames in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia (Julius Mueller)
Geni.com Users BOF
The Grossmann Family >from Mor in Hungary and Police in Moravia (Thomas Fuerth)
Iberia to Amsterdam: A Genealogical look at the Portugese Jewish Community of Amsterdam (Jarret Ross)
Hungaria Riddles: Same Name, Same Town (Karesz Vandor)
How Researching My Czech Family Led to Restoring a Synagogue (Karen Koblitz)
Treasures at the Slovak National Archives and its Branches (Karesz Vandor)
Migration >from Bohemia and Moravia to Upper Hungary in the 18th Century (Julius Mueller)
JewishGen Austria-Czech SIG Meeting
Austria-Czech SIG Luncheon
Adding Depth and Breadth to Your Genealogical Research: Exploiting Hebrew Records of Jewish Communities (Yitzchok Stroh)
Lessons Learned >from the Austrian-Jewish Museum and Cemetery Project in Eisenstadt, Burgenland (Johannes Reiss)
What's New in Austrian and Czech Jewish Genealogy (Randy Schoenberg)
Magyar Zsido Oklevetar - An Overloooked Resource for Hungarian Family Research (Vivian Kahn)
Small Town, Big Data: Reconstructing Defunct Communities Through Technology (Tammy Hepps)
Creating a Town-Wide Genealogy >from 1600 to the Holocaust Generation Starting with Austria-Hungarian Sources (Carole Vogel)
JewishGen German SIG luncheon
Immigration and Migration Over the Ages, Methodology and Mechanics, Archives and Repositories (Alex Calzareth and Renee Steinig)
Jewish Genealogy Portal BOF (Bird of a Feather)
Privacy and Genealogy: What are the Rules? (Jan Meisels Allen and Randy Schoenberg)
How to Get Genealogical Information >from Gravestones (Vaclav Chvatal)
Tracks of European Languages in Hebrew Gravestone Inscriptions (Vaclav Chvatal)
Help! I Do Not Speak Hebrew, Yet I Need Hebrew Sources for My
Genealogical Research (Johannes Reiss)

You can copy my presentation on What's New in Austrian and Czech
Jewish Genealogy >from https://tinyurl.com/yx9697dd. If you play the
slideshow, the hyperlinks should work (I hope). Let me now if I missed
anything, so I can add it for next year.

At the SIG meeting, we talked about opportunities for funding projects,
including translations of chapters >from Hugo Gold's books on
Bohemia and Moravia (downloadable >from http://hugogold.com/), and
documentation of cemeteries. if you are interested in funding a project
for a particular town, please contact me and I can provide more details.
Our SIG continues to document our families and communities on Geni.com
and it was easy to find close connections between all of the attendees
from our SIG. See https://tinyurl.com/y4v4jnfp to collaborate on the
various town projects.

The next conference, which I hope everyone can attend, is in San Diego,
California >from August 9-14, 2020.

Thanks again to all of our speakers and attendees. This really was a
terrific conference for our group. I am already looking forward
to the next one.

Randy Schoenberg
Director of Austria-Czech SIG for JewishGen

Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Cleveland IAJGS Conference Roundup #austria-czech

E. Randol Schoenberg
 

The Austria-Czech SIG (Special Interest Group) had a very busy and
productive week at the conference in Cleveland. Thanks first to our
speakers and all those who attended.

The talks I attended had an Austria-Hungary focus, and included:

Budapest on the Cuyahoga: The Hungarian Jewish Community of Cleveland (Vivian Kahn)
Local and Specific Surnames in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia (Julius Mueller)
Geni.com Users BOF
The Grossmann Family >from Mor in Hungary and Police in Moravia (Thomas Fuerth)
Iberia to Amsterdam: A Genealogical look at the Portugese Jewish Community of Amsterdam (Jarret Ross)
Hungaria Riddles: Same Name, Same Town (Karesz Vandor)
How Researching My Czech Family Led to Restoring a Synagogue (Karen Koblitz)
Treasures at the Slovak National Archives and its Branches (Karesz Vandor)
Migration >from Bohemia and Moravia to Upper Hungary in the 18th Century (Julius Mueller)
JewishGen Austria-Czech SIG Meeting
Austria-Czech SIG Luncheon
Adding Depth and Breadth to Your Genealogical Research: Exploiting Hebrew Records of Jewish Communities (Yitzchok Stroh)
Lessons Learned >from the Austrian-Jewish Museum and Cemetery Project in Eisenstadt, Burgenland (Johannes Reiss)
What's New in Austrian and Czech Jewish Genealogy (Randy Schoenberg)
Magyar Zsido Oklevetar - An Overloooked Resource for Hungarian Family Research (Vivian Kahn)
Small Town, Big Data: Reconstructing Defunct Communities Through Technology (Tammy Hepps)
Creating a Town-Wide Genealogy >from 1600 to the Holocaust Generation Starting with Austria-Hungarian Sources (Carole Vogel)
JewishGen German SIG luncheon
Immigration and Migration Over the Ages, Methodology and Mechanics, Archives and Repositories (Alex Calzareth and Renee Steinig)
Jewish Genealogy Portal BOF (Bird of a Feather)
Privacy and Genealogy: What are the Rules? (Jan Meisels Allen and Randy Schoenberg)
How to Get Genealogical Information >from Gravestones (Vaclav Chvatal)
Tracks of European Languages in Hebrew Gravestone Inscriptions (Vaclav Chvatal)
Help! I Do Not Speak Hebrew, Yet I Need Hebrew Sources for My
Genealogical Research (Johannes Reiss)

You can copy my presentation on What's New in Austrian and Czech
Jewish Genealogy >from https://tinyurl.com/yx9697dd. If you play the
slideshow, the hyperlinks should work (I hope). Let me now if I missed
anything, so I can add it for next year.

At the SIG meeting, we talked about opportunities for funding projects,
including translations of chapters >from Hugo Gold's books on
Bohemia and Moravia (downloadable >from http://hugogold.com/), and
documentation of cemeteries. if you are interested in funding a project
for a particular town, please contact me and I can provide more details.
Our SIG continues to document our families and communities on Geni.com
and it was easy to find close connections between all of the attendees
from our SIG. See https://tinyurl.com/y4v4jnfp to collaborate on the
various town projects.

The next conference, which I hope everyone can attend, is in San Diego,
California >from August 9-14, 2020.

Thanks again to all of our speakers and attendees. This really was a
terrific conference for our group. I am already looking forward
to the next one.

Randy Schoenberg
Director of Austria-Czech SIG for JewishGen

JewishGen Education offers new class Research in Belarus Sept 6-27 #ukraine

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen will offer a three week course Research in Belarus
September 6 - September 27. It covers the modern boundaries of
Belarus and includes parts of the former Lithuania, Latvia and
Poland.

This is a personal mentoring class held on a private JewishGen
Forum. Students work one-on-one with the instructor. Students
should have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online
and interact with the instructor. This class is open 24/7.

Students must feel comfortable using the computer for database
searches. Tuition is $150.

To enroll:
http://www.jewishgen.org/education

Enrollment is limited and registration will close when the course is full.
Send your questions to:
nholden@...

Nancy Holden
Instructor

Ukraine SIG #Ukraine JewishGen Education offers new class Research in Belarus Sept 6-27 #ukraine

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen will offer a three week course Research in Belarus
September 6 - September 27. It covers the modern boundaries of
Belarus and includes parts of the former Lithuania, Latvia and
Poland.

This is a personal mentoring class held on a private JewishGen
Forum. Students work one-on-one with the instructor. Students
should have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online
and interact with the instructor. This class is open 24/7.

Students must feel comfortable using the computer for database
searches. Tuition is $150.

To enroll:
http://www.jewishgen.org/education

Enrollment is limited and registration will close when the course is full.
Send your questions to:
nholden@...

Nancy Holden
Instructor

Re: Trial

Sam Eneman
 

When viewing a topic thread in the Web interface, you can sort posts by date so you can see the most recent at the top and don't have to scroll. The link is in the upper right of the thread.



Sam Eneman

Re: Labor battalion 108/24

Dick Plotz
 

Abraham, this is a test group, not the JewishGen Discussion Group. It
has only about 100 subscribers. If you want answers to your question,
write to the JewishGen Discussion Group,
jewishgen@..., which has over 7500 subscribers.

Dick Plotz
Manager of Mailing Lists
JewishGen, Inc.


On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 9:58 AM <akolet@...> wrote:


I am Looking for survivors of Hungarian labor battalion 108/24.

My late father in law Zoltan Strohli, lost his entire family in Auschwitz, rescue 220 jews at the labor battalion in 1944,

Using Raul Wallenberg visas.

If you know any details please contact:

Abraham Kolet

Akolet@...

JewishGen Education offers new class Research in Belarus Sept 6-27 #yiddish

bounce-3717518-772983@...
 

JewishGen will offer a three week course Research in Belarus
September 6 - September 27. It covers the modern boundaries of
Belarus and includes parts of the former Lithuania, Latvia and
Poland.

This is a personal mentoring class held on a private JewishGen
Forum. Students work one-on-one with the instructor. Students
should have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online
and interact with the instructor. This class is open 24/7.

Students must feel comfortable using the computer for database
searches. Tuition is $150.

To enroll:
http://www.jewishgen.org/education

Enrollment is limited and registration will close when the course is full.
Send your questions to:
nholden@...

Nancy Holden
Instructor

Yiddish Theatre and Vadeville #YiddishTheatre JewishGen Education offers new class Research in Belarus Sept 6-27 #yiddish

bounce-3717518-772983@...
 

JewishGen will offer a three week course Research in Belarus
September 6 - September 27. It covers the modern boundaries of
Belarus and includes parts of the former Lithuania, Latvia and
Poland.

This is a personal mentoring class held on a private JewishGen
Forum. Students work one-on-one with the instructor. Students
should have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online
and interact with the instructor. This class is open 24/7.

Students must feel comfortable using the computer for database
searches. Tuition is $150.

To enroll:
http://www.jewishgen.org/education

Enrollment is limited and registration will close when the course is full.
Send your questions to:
nholden@...

Nancy Holden
Instructor

English translations of two Swedish books of note #scandinavia

Marian Merritt
 

I have the results of a massive translation project some members may
be interested to learn about. We have translated Hugo Valentin's
Swedish-language "History of the Jews of Sweden" and Aron Isak's
"Autobiography." The Valentin book includes an index of names which
will be of interest to those with early Swedish Jewish roots.

Aron Isak was the first Jew given permission to settle in Sweden and
his story is very interesting and in parts, entertaining.

The files for the history book are quite large but if you are
interested, I'll figure out a way to add in Google docs. Please email
me for more information.

--
Marian Merritt
marianmeritt2@...

Scandinavia SIG #Scandinavia English translations of two Swedish books of note #scandinavia

Marian Merritt
 

I have the results of a massive translation project some members may
be interested to learn about. We have translated Hugo Valentin's
Swedish-language "History of the Jews of Sweden" and Aron Isak's
"Autobiography." The Valentin book includes an index of names which
will be of interest to those with early Swedish Jewish roots.

Aron Isak was the first Jew given permission to settle in Sweden and
his story is very interesting and in parts, entertaining.

The files for the history book are quite large but if you are
interested, I'll figure out a way to add in Google docs. Please email
me for more information.

--
Marian Merritt
marianmeritt2@...

JewishGen Education offers new class Research in Belarus Sept 6-27 #romania

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen will offer a three week course Research in Belarus
September 6 - September 27. It covers the modern boundaries of
Belarus and includes parts of the former Lithuania, Latvia and
Poland.

This is a personal mentoring class held on a private JewishGen
Forum. Students work one-on-one with the instructor. Students
should have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online
and interact with the instructor. This class is open 24/7.

Students must feel comfortable using the computer for database
searches. Tuition is $150.

To enroll:
http://www.jewishgen.org/education

Enrollment is limited and registration will close when the course is full.
Send your questions to:
nholden@...

Nancy Holden
Instructor

Romania SIG #Romania JewishGen Education offers new class Research in Belarus Sept 6-27 #romania

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen will offer a three week course Research in Belarus
September 6 - September 27. It covers the modern boundaries of
Belarus and includes parts of the former Lithuania, Latvia and
Poland.

This is a personal mentoring class held on a private JewishGen
Forum. Students work one-on-one with the instructor. Students
should have 8-10 hours per week to read the lessons, search online
and interact with the instructor. This class is open 24/7.

Students must feel comfortable using the computer for database
searches. Tuition is $150.

To enroll:
http://www.jewishgen.org/education

Enrollment is limited and registration will close when the course is full.
Send your questions to:
nholden@...

Nancy Holden
Instructor

What are the next steps in locating individuals listed in Warsaw Jews Who Survived WWII, 1948 ? #general

Avraham Y. Kahana <avreimale@...>
 

Besides exhausting all search options (all online major databases,
ship manifests, etc), are there any specific steps one should perform
after locating potential relatives in the Warsaw Jews Who Survived
WWII, 1948 archive?

Regards
Avraham Yehoshua Kahana
Israel

MODERATOR NOTE: Information about this JewishGen database may be found at
https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/0203_Warsaw_survivors.html

JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen What are the next steps in locating individuals listed in Warsaw Jews Who Survived WWII, 1948 ? #general

Avraham Y. Kahana <avreimale@...>
 

Besides exhausting all search options (all online major databases,
ship manifests, etc), are there any specific steps one should perform
after locating potential relatives in the Warsaw Jews Who Survived
WWII, 1948 archive?

Regards
Avraham Yehoshua Kahana
Israel

MODERATOR NOTE: Information about this JewishGen database may be found at
https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/0203_Warsaw_survivors.html

ViewMate translation - ketubah #general

Milton Koch
 

I've posted a vital record-ketubah - in Yiddish or Hebrew for which I need a
translation. I am most interested in the details of the hand-written entries.

It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM74492

Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.

Thank you very much.
Milton Koch

JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate translation - ketubah #general

Milton Koch
 

I've posted a vital record-ketubah - in Yiddish or Hebrew for which I need a
translation. I am most interested in the details of the hand-written entries.

It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM74492

Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.

Thank you very much.
Milton Koch

Same person? Naftali Herz ASHKENAZI #general

Dovie Gelerinter
 

I have come across the name Naftali Herz ASHKENAZI twice in my tree
and they, theoretically, based on the time, family, and location,
could be the same person, but I can't find any confirmation or common
information about them. But I just have this feeling that they are.
But, feelings don't help when you want accuracy,right? :)

1) I have Yaakov Hirsch (1645-1667), son of Feige daughter of Avroham
Yehoshua BABAD (1596-1693). Yaakov had a daughter Chaya who married
Naftali Herz ASHKENAZI (d.1713). I see a a handful of children and
other descendants of theirs.

2) I have Feige KAHANA-SHAPIRA, wife of Aharon Shmuel KAHANA-SHAPIRA
(1690-1756) mother of Natan Neta KAHANA-SHAPIRA. She was the daughter
of Naftali Herz ASHKENAZI. I don't have any more information
(b/d/spouse) on him on that line.

None of the children I see record for the Naftali in the first one are
a FEeige or anything close.

Does anyone know enough about this family to help me definitively
confirm that these are or aren't the same person?

Thank you,

-Dovie Gelerinter

MODERATOR NOTE: Please note that only surnames should be written in all upper
case letters.

JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Same person? Naftali Herz ASHKENAZI #general

Dovie Gelerinter
 

I have come across the name Naftali Herz ASHKENAZI twice in my tree
and they, theoretically, based on the time, family, and location,
could be the same person, but I can't find any confirmation or common
information about them. But I just have this feeling that they are.
But, feelings don't help when you want accuracy,right? :)

1) I have Yaakov Hirsch (1645-1667), son of Feige daughter of Avroham
Yehoshua BABAD (1596-1693). Yaakov had a daughter Chaya who married
Naftali Herz ASHKENAZI (d.1713). I see a a handful of children and
other descendants of theirs.

2) I have Feige KAHANA-SHAPIRA, wife of Aharon Shmuel KAHANA-SHAPIRA
(1690-1756) mother of Natan Neta KAHANA-SHAPIRA. She was the daughter
of Naftali Herz ASHKENAZI. I don't have any more information
(b/d/spouse) on him on that line.

None of the children I see record for the Naftali in the first one are
a FEeige or anything close.

Does anyone know enough about this family to help me definitively
confirm that these are or aren't the same person?

Thank you,

-Dovie Gelerinter

MODERATOR NOTE: Please note that only surnames should be written in all upper
case letters.

Help with family who emigrated from Germany to Montreal #general

Judi Bartek
 

Dear Geners,
I am new at this and could use some help. I am tying to locate any information
about my great grandparents who emigrated >from Germany to Montreal in the
1870s era. They went on to start a skirt hoop factory until a flood ruined
there business and then moved to Boston, MA. Their names were Hermann
(1839-1914) and Hudga Hirshfield (not sure of her date of birth). I know that
Herrmann was born in Germany and died in Manhattan.

Any hints on how I can find out more information would be helpful

Thanks so much
Judi Hirshfield-Bartek
Boston, MA

MODERATOR NOTE: JewishGen offers several beginning online genealogy courses. You
may wish to check these out at https://www.jewishgen.org/Education/