Thank you, Perets, for your reply! Being french ,I have not the sametoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
pronounciation of the letter "u" as in englich, but I have now the hope to
find one day "Emanuel" (any spelling) on the JRI-Poland data-base .
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From: Perets Mett <email@example.com>
To: Mendelssohn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 12:57 AM
on 18/8/01 1:34 pm, Mendelssohn at email@example.com wrote:ofBUT I found NO "Emanuel" (any family name) on the JRI-Poland data-bases
athe 19th century !
tosecond firstname (maybe "Mendel" ???)
know how it is spelt, though. Bearing in mind that in most of Poland thewe
can recognize the names 'Emanyl' and 'Amoniel' (both found ion the
Perets Mett <p.mett@...>
Michael Bernet said:
==Emanuel is a Hebrew phrase >from the Bible and means "God is withMichael means of course that Emanuel is not used as a Biblical Hebrew name.
I can assure this list, however, that Emanuel **is** used as a Hebrew
name. It became popular in Poland in the 19th century after the
Rebbe of Przedborz, R' Emanuel WELTFRAJD.
It was often pronounced (in keeping with Polish-Jewish tradition) Amniel, or
Emniel, and you can find this form (as well as Emanuel) in the JRI-Poland
Searching: METT (Warsaw) GRINBERG(Klimontow) HOCHMAN(Ozarow) FRYDMAN/
GINSBERG (Staszow) FLIGELMAN (Klimontow) GLATT (Ulanow) JOACHIMSMAN
(Oswiecim, Berlin) SILBERMANN (Berlin) PEARLMAN (Virbalin) MIRSKY/
MERSKEY (Byten/Molchad) RABINOVICH (Romanovo/Mogilev) MACCOBY(London/
Portland) MAKOFF (Kobrin)
In a message dated 7/23/2006, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< For British Jews the most famous Jewish person of that name in recent
times is the late Chief Rabbi, (Lord) Immanuel Jakobovits. There are numerous
results of a search "Rabbi Immanuel" on the Internet - either surname or first
name. Having said that there is also an Immanuel and St Andrew Church near
where I live in South London.
<< But then David is a Jewish name - and is also the Patron Saint of Wales. >>
==And I've often been asked why I have an Irish name (which, incidentally,
is neither my "Jewish" name nor my "given" name)
==Incidentally, I have learned >from Perets Mett that the Przedborzer Rebbe
was given the hitherto uncommon name on the advice of a Hassidic Wunderrebbe.
Subsequent Emanuels were named apparently in honor of this Przedborzer Rebbe.
Amniel and Emniel (the pronunciations, according to Perets), perhaps
explains the observed shift to Emil for Menachem, after around 1890.
Michael Bernet, New York
"Perets Mett" <email@example.com> wrote in message
For British Jews the most famous Jewish person of that name in recent times
is the late Chief Rabbi, (Lord) Immanuel Jakobovits. There are numerous results
of a search "Rabbi Immanuel" on the Internet - either surname or first name.
Having said that there is also an Immanuel and St Andrew Church near where I
live in South London.
But then David is a Jewish name - and is also the Patron Saint of Wales.
COHNREICH (Anklam, Germany Krajenka, Poland) ATLAS (Wielkie Oczy (near
Lvov/Lemberg), Poland) WEITZMAN (Cracow), WECHSLER(Schwabach, Germany),
THALHEIMER (Mainbernheim, Germany), KOHN/WEISSKOPF (Wallerstein and
Kleinerdlingen,Germany), LANDAU (only adopted
on leaving Russia/Belarus or later)/FREDKIN (?)
(Gomel, Mogilev, Chernigov, Russia/Belarus)