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Viewmate #general

ab.cohen@...
 

Dear all

I have posted a written annotation at the bottom of a ketubah on Viewmate. Could
someone please translate - it is in written hebrew or yiddish. It is on ViewMate
at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM23874
Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.

Alan Cohen
researching GLAZER (Bessarabia), KUNYEN (Vitebsk), DEITSCH, DEYTZ, KUTNOWSKI
(Poland).


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Viewmate #general

ab.cohen@...
 

Dear all

I have posted a written annotation at the bottom of a ketubah on Viewmate. Could
someone please translate - it is in written hebrew or yiddish. It is on ViewMate
at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM23874
Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.

Alan Cohen
researching GLAZER (Bessarabia), KUNYEN (Vitebsk), DEITSCH, DEYTZ, KUTNOWSKI
(Poland).


Re: Passenger and Immigration Records #general

Shosh Kalson <shosh@...>
 

Hi,

The biggest problem I've encountered searching the passenger lists has been the
incredible mangling of names by the people who worked on the transcriptions.
Sometimes the transcribed name bears no resemblance to the name on the list.
Please understand that I mean no criticism of those who worked on the indexing.
What is recognizable to you because you are familiar with the name is not
necessarily so clear to somebody else. Indexing these lists is a huge, difficult
project and I have the greatest respect for all who participate.

Anyway, I'm very stubborn, so I don't let this stop me. :-)

One way I've found is to look for a naturalization record, which generally states
the ship and arrival date. You can then do a search on Ancestry using this
information. Leave the name blank. Keep in mind that the date may be off by a
couple of days. You'll need to scroll through the list of transcribed names,
hoping for something at least somewhat recognizable -- could be a couple hundred
or more than a thousand -- it takes patience, but I've gotten results that way.
You can also scroll through the actual images. I don't recommend it as a first
step, but I've done that, too.

Another great resource are Stephen P. Morse's one-step pages. They allow you to
do searches which are not available on Ancestry. I found my husband's grandmother
that way. She was Szeinsinger, which had been transcribed as Mainsinger. I found
it by looking for names which ended in -singer and then going through the list page
by page.

You can also search on familysearch.org. Sometimes their searches find names you
don't find on Ancestry.

Don't assume that your ancestor left >from Hamburg (I've found people who departed
from Bremen, for example) and don't assume they came in through New York.
Hope this gives you some ideas.

Regards,
Shoshana Kalson

From: Alan Krinsky [mailto:adkrinsky@...]
Despite having information, >from census data and elsewhere, about when certain
members of my family arrived in the US >from Poland, I have been unsuccessful in
locating on Ancestry passenger/immigration records for some of these individuals,
despite using variations on names, loosening search criteria, focusing search
criteria, etc. Does anyone have any hints or recommendations? Is it simply the
case that many records are missing? Or am I looking in the wrong places? Possible
I have mistaken assumptions about which way they traveled to get to the US?


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen RE: Passenger and Immigration Records #general

Shosh Kalson <shosh@...>
 

Hi,

The biggest problem I've encountered searching the passenger lists has been the
incredible mangling of names by the people who worked on the transcriptions.
Sometimes the transcribed name bears no resemblance to the name on the list.
Please understand that I mean no criticism of those who worked on the indexing.
What is recognizable to you because you are familiar with the name is not
necessarily so clear to somebody else. Indexing these lists is a huge, difficult
project and I have the greatest respect for all who participate.

Anyway, I'm very stubborn, so I don't let this stop me. :-)

One way I've found is to look for a naturalization record, which generally states
the ship and arrival date. You can then do a search on Ancestry using this
information. Leave the name blank. Keep in mind that the date may be off by a
couple of days. You'll need to scroll through the list of transcribed names,
hoping for something at least somewhat recognizable -- could be a couple hundred
or more than a thousand -- it takes patience, but I've gotten results that way.
You can also scroll through the actual images. I don't recommend it as a first
step, but I've done that, too.

Another great resource are Stephen P. Morse's one-step pages. They allow you to
do searches which are not available on Ancestry. I found my husband's grandmother
that way. She was Szeinsinger, which had been transcribed as Mainsinger. I found
it by looking for names which ended in -singer and then going through the list page
by page.

You can also search on familysearch.org. Sometimes their searches find names you
don't find on Ancestry.

Don't assume that your ancestor left >from Hamburg (I've found people who departed
from Bremen, for example) and don't assume they came in through New York.
Hope this gives you some ideas.

Regards,
Shoshana Kalson

From: Alan Krinsky [mailto:adkrinsky@...]
Despite having information, >from census data and elsewhere, about when certain
members of my family arrived in the US >from Poland, I have been unsuccessful in
locating on Ancestry passenger/immigration records for some of these individuals,
despite using variations on names, loosening search criteria, focusing search
criteria, etc. Does anyone have any hints or recommendations? Is it simply the
case that many records are missing? Or am I looking in the wrong places? Possible
I have mistaken assumptions about which way they traveled to get to the US?


Plan to photograph graves in Weissensee cemetery, Berlin #germany

Bert de Jong <bdejong67@...>
 

Dear Gersig members,

This week I donated again over a thousand pictures >from cemeteries in The
Netherlands and Germany to JOWBR. [Mod Note 1] So they will be available
in the near future. Among those pictures are over 800 pictures >from the
cemetery Weissensee in Berlin. The spreadsheet >from Weissensee has
over 1200 surnames.

A view years ago I also went to Berlin and made pictures of graves in
Weissensee cemetery, although I did not have much time. After I placed the
surnames in a Gersig Forum message, I got over 40 emails >from people who
wanted a photo of a specific grave which I of course sent to them. [Mod Note 2]

Normally I take pictures of cemeteries every trip I go, so I have already
donated the pictures >from about 20 cemeteries in Holland, Germany and
Denmark to JOWBR. Normally it takes about 3 hours to cover a local Jewish
cemetery but Weissensee is a different story!

Weissensee is the biggest Jewish cemetery in Europe with over
115,000 graves. This time I spent about 4 hours there, but due to heavy rain
and thunder, was not able to make as many pictures as I wanted. I had to
take shelter in the forest, where it was too dark to take pictures quickly.

As I know that many people want pictures/or a picture >from a grave there, I
want to launch an idea I have got. If there are enough people that want a
photograph of a grave in Weissensee who are willing to share the costs,
I will plan a special trip to Berlin next spring (about 5 hours by car).

I would spend 2 full days photographing graves in the Weissensee cemetery.
I think I could take photos of over 10,000 graves. My expenses for the two
day trip would be about two hundred U.S. Dollars.

Half a day, I ccould spend in searching and taking pictures of
special graves that people ask for. If there are 20 people who want pictures
(max. 2 or 3 graves), the cost for each person would be about 10 USD
for which people would get the wanted pictures. And, all would be
helping JOWBR expand its database and photo archives. Interested persons
should try to provide the field plot and grave number.

This is only an idea, If people are interested they can email me privately
so I can see how many people are interested, and how many graves they want
a picture of. Let me be clear, I do not want to make any money out of this!

Regards, Bert de Jong The Netherlands bdejong67@...
Researching: BERMANN >from Zell, Koblenz, Trier, Oberwesel,
Osann, and Antwerp (Belgium)
Moderator Note 1: JOWBR is the JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry.
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/
Moderator Note 2: Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2009 From: bdejong67@... wrote:
Subject: Graves on Weissensee cemetery Berlin
His GerSIG posting contained the first and last names of 259 persons whose
graves Mr. de Jong photographed. He offered copies of the photos to any
interested person. (I searched for "Bert near de Jong" in SIG archives
http://www.jewishgen.org/wconnect/wc.isa?jg~jgsys~sigspop


German SIG #Germany Plan to photograph graves in Weissensee cemetery, Berlin #germany

Bert de Jong <bdejong67@...>
 

Dear Gersig members,

This week I donated again over a thousand pictures >from cemeteries in The
Netherlands and Germany to JOWBR. [Mod Note 1] So they will be available
in the near future. Among those pictures are over 800 pictures >from the
cemetery Weissensee in Berlin. The spreadsheet >from Weissensee has
over 1200 surnames.

A view years ago I also went to Berlin and made pictures of graves in
Weissensee cemetery, although I did not have much time. After I placed the
surnames in a Gersig Forum message, I got over 40 emails >from people who
wanted a photo of a specific grave which I of course sent to them. [Mod Note 2]

Normally I take pictures of cemeteries every trip I go, so I have already
donated the pictures >from about 20 cemeteries in Holland, Germany and
Denmark to JOWBR. Normally it takes about 3 hours to cover a local Jewish
cemetery but Weissensee is a different story!

Weissensee is the biggest Jewish cemetery in Europe with over
115,000 graves. This time I spent about 4 hours there, but due to heavy rain
and thunder, was not able to make as many pictures as I wanted. I had to
take shelter in the forest, where it was too dark to take pictures quickly.

As I know that many people want pictures/or a picture >from a grave there, I
want to launch an idea I have got. If there are enough people that want a
photograph of a grave in Weissensee who are willing to share the costs,
I will plan a special trip to Berlin next spring (about 5 hours by car).

I would spend 2 full days photographing graves in the Weissensee cemetery.
I think I could take photos of over 10,000 graves. My expenses for the two
day trip would be about two hundred U.S. Dollars.

Half a day, I ccould spend in searching and taking pictures of
special graves that people ask for. If there are 20 people who want pictures
(max. 2 or 3 graves), the cost for each person would be about 10 USD
for which people would get the wanted pictures. And, all would be
helping JOWBR expand its database and photo archives. Interested persons
should try to provide the field plot and grave number.

This is only an idea, If people are interested they can email me privately
so I can see how many people are interested, and how many graves they want
a picture of. Let me be clear, I do not want to make any money out of this!

Regards, Bert de Jong The Netherlands bdejong67@...
Researching: BERMANN >from Zell, Koblenz, Trier, Oberwesel,
Osann, and Antwerp (Belgium)
Moderator Note 1: JOWBR is the JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry.
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/
Moderator Note 2: Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2009 From: bdejong67@... wrote:
Subject: Graves on Weissensee cemetery Berlin
His GerSIG posting contained the first and last names of 259 persons whose
graves Mr. de Jong photographed. He offered copies of the photos to any
interested person. (I searched for "Bert near de Jong" in SIG archives
http://www.jewishgen.org/wconnect/wc.isa?jg~jgsys~sigspop


Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #scandinavia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #sephardic

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #yizkorbooks

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Scandinavia SIG #Scandinavia Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #scandinavia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Sephardic SIG #Sephardim Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #sephardic

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Books #YizkorBooks Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #yizkorbooks

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #poland #danzig #gdansk #germany

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Danzig/Gedansk SIG #Danzig #Gdansk #Germany #Poland Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #danzig #gdansk #germany #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #dna

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


DNA Research #DNA Yizkor Book Project, July 2012 #dna

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I would like to hope that those of you who attended the IAJGS International
Conference returned home with their genealogy "tank" refilled and eager to
become involved in one of the JewishGen projects - for instance, let's say
the Yizkor Book Project <g> I'm quite sure that those of you who attended
the Yizkor Book Birds of a Feather meeting under the leadership of Jan
Meisels Allen are particularly inspired by her to become involved in our
project. Anyway, if you were or weren't at the conference and would like to
take some part in the Yizkor Book Project in some fashion - translating,
transliterating, coordinating, editing or... I would certainly like hear
from you and discuss what part of the project calls out to you.
Once again, I am pleased to let you know that a further book is now
completely online - "Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny"
that was written by Robin O'Neil, who researches the Holocaust with insights
and skills he acquired in his years as police major crimes investigator at
Scotland Yard. Robin has generously donated a number of his manuscripts and
for those who are yet to be familiar with this unique research, I'm sure you
will find them a real eye-opener.

We are very fortunate to have a long-standing arrangement with Yad Vashem,
Jerusalem, which enables us to receive Excel files of necrologies extracted
from a wide range of Yizkor books. On our side, a team of conscientious
volunteers transliterate these lists into English and allow us to make them
available to the general public. This month, in particular, we've added in a
number of necrologies which come >from books that are not widely available
and are particularly important for researchers and, at the same time, allow
us to immortalize the names of our people who met their death during the
Holocaust. Later on, yet another team of conscientious volunteers led by Max
Heffler, convert these lists into a format which can be uploaded to our
necrology database and the help of all these volunteers is very much
appreciated and allow us this wide range of research options.

Now to facts and figures - as far as the July figures go, during this last
month we have added these 5 new projects:

- Kremenets, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kremenets, Vyshgorodok, and Pochayiv)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kremenets3/kremenets3.html

- Regierungsbezirk Schwaben (region), Germany (The ordeal of the Jews in
Swabia) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/schwaben/schwaben.html

- Satoraljaujhely, Hungary (Vanished Communities in Hungary)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Satoraljaujhely/Satoraljaujhely.html

- Secovce, Slovakia (The History of the Jewish community in Secovce)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/secovce/secovce.html

- Skala Podolskaya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Skala)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/skala/skala.html

Added in 4 new entries:

- Cepeleuti, Moldova (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00394a.html

- Lyublino, Ukraine (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume
II) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_romania/rom2_00361.html

- Telice, Czech Republic (The Jews and Jewish Communities of Bohemia in the
past and present) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/bohemia/boh113.html

- Tuchola, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland, Volume VI)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol6_00071.html

We have continued to update 25 of our existing projects:

- Bedzin, Poland (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bedzin)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bedzin/Bedzin.html

- Biala Rawska, Poland (Memorial Book to the Martyrs of Biala Rawska)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Rawska/Biala_Rawska.html

- Bialystok, Poland (The chronicle of Bialystok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bialystok/Bialystok.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, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

- Dieveniskes, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Galicia, Poland (Rabka Four - Instruments of Genocide and Grand Larceny)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Galicia3/galicia3.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

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

- Jaroslaw, Poland (Jaroslaw Book: a Memorial to Our Town)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jaroslaw/Jaroslaw.html

- Korets, Ukraine (The Korets book; in memory of our community that is no
more) http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Korets/Korets.html

- Krivichi, Belarus (Kryvitsh Yizkor Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Krzywicze/Krzywicze.html

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

- Molchadz, Belarus (Molchadz, In Memory of the Jewish Community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Molchadz/Molchadz.html

- Ostrolenka, Poland (Book of Kehilat Ostrolenka; Yizkor Book of the Jewish
Community of Ostrolenka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrolenka1/ostrolenka1.html

- Serock, Poland (The book of Serock)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/serock/serock.html

- Sierpc, Poland (The Community of Sierpc; Memorial Book)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Sierpc/Sierpc.html

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

- Sokolka, Poland (Memorial Book of Sokolka)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sokolka/sokolka.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the neighboring
villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

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

Please remember that all this month's additions and updates have been
flagged at http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy
to find them.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Romanian translators needed and projects we are working on #romania

Bob Wascou
 

We need volunteers who can translate any of the following languages:

Romanian
Latin
German
Cyrillic Russian
Cyrillic Romanian
Hebrew

Please volunteer to help translate at http://tinyurl.com/vol-transcriber

These are the towns that we are presently working on or will be
working on soon.

Iasi County:
Iasi
Harlau
Podu Iloaiei
Targu Frumos
Lespezi
Bivolari
Raducaneni

Suceava County:
Burdujeni
Capulung Moldovense
Falticenti
Gura Humorului
Radauti
Solca
Suceava
Other:

Neamt County:
Piatra Neamt
Roman
Targu Neamt
Bicaz
Mijlocul
Muntele

Bacau County:
Bacau
Moinesti
Targu Ocna
Buhusi
Valea Rea

Other Romania Projects:
Dorohoi
Herta

Bessarabia Records Projects:
Bendery
Kishinev
Novoselitsa

We also need donations so that we can obtain more records. Please
donate at http://tinyurl.com/ROM-SIG-donation . Because it can take up
to 2 months before we receive reports let us know what you donate at
http://tinyurl.com/R-S-Donations. If you want to donate for us to get
records >from Bacau or Neamt counties donate to the ROM-SIG General
fund and let us know by filling out the comments section in the report
to us. We hope to add more Special Funds to cover the cost of obtaining
records >from other counties, as soon as we have permission >from JewishGen.

Bob Wascou
ROM-SIG Research Coordinator


Romania SIG #Romania Romanian translators needed and projects we are working on #romania

Bob Wascou
 

We need volunteers who can translate any of the following languages:

Romanian
Latin
German
Cyrillic Russian
Cyrillic Romanian
Hebrew

Please volunteer to help translate at http://tinyurl.com/vol-transcriber

These are the towns that we are presently working on or will be
working on soon.

Iasi County:
Iasi
Harlau
Podu Iloaiei
Targu Frumos
Lespezi
Bivolari
Raducaneni

Suceava County:
Burdujeni
Capulung Moldovense
Falticenti
Gura Humorului
Radauti
Solca
Suceava
Other:

Neamt County:
Piatra Neamt
Roman
Targu Neamt
Bicaz
Mijlocul
Muntele

Bacau County:
Bacau
Moinesti
Targu Ocna
Buhusi
Valea Rea

Other Romania Projects:
Dorohoi
Herta

Bessarabia Records Projects:
Bendery
Kishinev
Novoselitsa

We also need donations so that we can obtain more records. Please
donate at http://tinyurl.com/ROM-SIG-donation . Because it can take up
to 2 months before we receive reports let us know what you donate at
http://tinyurl.com/R-S-Donations. If you want to donate for us to get
records >from Bacau or Neamt counties donate to the ROM-SIG General
fund and let us know by filling out the comments section in the report
to us. We hope to add more Special Funds to cover the cost of obtaining
records >from other counties, as soon as we have permission >from JewishGen.

Bob Wascou
ROM-SIG Research Coordinator


Re: Photos of graves - I have photos from Graves in Brueel, Krakow a. S., and Roebel #germany

Juergen_Gramenz <juergen@...>
 

Hello Bert, hello GerSigers,

Additionally to Bert's suggestion I can offer photographs of the
gravestones of the Jewish cemeteries of Bruel, Krakow am See and Roebel
in Mecklenburg I've taken this summer (and the buildings of the former
Synagogues of Crivitz and Krakow am See).

These are the family names on the gravestones:

Brüel (Brueel):
LADEWIG, LICHENHEIM, HEYNSSEN, JOEL, LOEWENHELM, HERZFELD

Krakow am See:
SALOMON, WOLFSON, ARONS, GALITZIEN, DRAGENHEIM, ROSENBERG, FELDMANN,
SUSSMANN, EHRENBERG, RADEMACHER, NATHAN, MARCUS, GOLDSTEIN, LILIENTHAL,
BLUMENTHAL, BURGHEIM

Röbel (Roebel): Benjamin ENGEL (just one)

If you recognize some of these families and are interested in a
photograph, I would be glad to help. Just email me. I have not had the time
to upload my data to JOWBR yet.

If someone has got a connection to the Jewish families LADEWIG and
LEVISSOHN >from Crivitz, Brueel, Schwerin, Grevesmuehlen, Rehna (all
Schwerin-Mecklenburg area; later Hamburg, Berlin, Buenos Aires,
Sheffield and the US) and we were not already in contact before I would
be very happy about a message. I'm currently writing a book about the
LADEWIG family and there are still some loose ends. So any additional
help would be very much appreciated.

Best regards. Juergen Gramenz, Halle, Germany uergen@...


German SIG #Germany Re: Photos of graves - I have photos from Graves in Brueel, Krakow a. S., and Roebel #germany

Juergen_Gramenz <juergen@...>
 

Hello Bert, hello GerSigers,

Additionally to Bert's suggestion I can offer photographs of the
gravestones of the Jewish cemeteries of Bruel, Krakow am See and Roebel
in Mecklenburg I've taken this summer (and the buildings of the former
Synagogues of Crivitz and Krakow am See).

These are the family names on the gravestones:

Brüel (Brueel):
LADEWIG, LICHENHEIM, HEYNSSEN, JOEL, LOEWENHELM, HERZFELD

Krakow am See:
SALOMON, WOLFSON, ARONS, GALITZIEN, DRAGENHEIM, ROSENBERG, FELDMANN,
SUSSMANN, EHRENBERG, RADEMACHER, NATHAN, MARCUS, GOLDSTEIN, LILIENTHAL,
BLUMENTHAL, BURGHEIM

Röbel (Roebel): Benjamin ENGEL (just one)

If you recognize some of these families and are interested in a
photograph, I would be glad to help. Just email me. I have not had the time
to upload my data to JOWBR yet.

If someone has got a connection to the Jewish families LADEWIG and
LEVISSOHN >from Crivitz, Brueel, Schwerin, Grevesmuehlen, Rehna (all
Schwerin-Mecklenburg area; later Hamburg, Berlin, Buenos Aires,
Sheffield and the US) and we were not already in contact before I would
be very happy about a message. I'm currently writing a book about the
LADEWIG family and there are still some loose ends. So any additional
help would be very much appreciated.

Best regards. Juergen Gramenz, Halle, Germany uergen@...