Quick Update & List of Recent Tribute Gifts #JewishGenUpdates


Avraham Groll
 

Dear Friends,

As you know, we don't charge for JewishGen, and believe that our resources should always be freely available to anyone who needs them. We don't want to restrict access to someone because of finances. But at the same time, it does require a lot of money to maintain our site  - and within this context, 
I would like to ask for your help.

As we approach the end of the month, we face a critical fundraising deadline for our annual Fall Appeal, and still need to raise approximately $20k before Sunday night. If you have not yet done so, please consider making a donation to JewishGen right now.  Your gift of any amount - $18, $36, $50, $100 or more - will be appreciated and will, collectively, make a huge difference

You can easily donate online by clicking here.  If you are able to donate $100 or more, you will be granted additional search features with our Value Added Services.   

As a reminder, we have enhanced the donation process, so that your gifts can be dedicated in honor/memory of family and friends. Listed below are recent tribute gifts.

Thank you in advance for your continued support of JewishGen's important work - we can't do this without you.

Avraham Groll
Executive Director
JewishGen.org

                                                   Recent Tribute Gifts

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In Honor Of
Susana Leistner Bloch
Wishing her a very happy birthday, with appreciation for all that she does on behalf of the KehilaLinks project. From
Avraham Groll
In Memory Of
Ruth Szafir and Fred Lebensold
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Peter Lebensold
In Honor Of
Sanford Wizov
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Edwin Wurster
In Memory Of
Herman and Jane Geller
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Marian Geller
In Honor Of
Alice Kohn Caracciolo
In Memory of my beloved Mom, who tried to find her Austrian family. From
Marian T Caracciolo
In Memory Of
Dottie Margolies
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Gail Cookson
In Memory Of
Gittl Hollinger
Found her birth records from Nizborg. From
Eric Zimiles
In Memory Of
Nahum Gedalia
Beloved husband, died two years ago. From
Lea Gedalia
In Memory Of
William Halpern, Rosette Faust Halpern
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David Halpern
In Memory Of
My ancestors
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Sarah Lux
In Memory Of
Esther Sonia Pajewski Fol
In memory of the 6th anniversary of my mother, a child orphaned Holocaust survivor saved by a Catholic woman, Helena Westerlich. From
Marlina Fol
Special Thanks To
Andre Convers
For his efforts conducting research on the Berner family of Tulcea, Romania, and his generosity in sharing his findings. From
Laura Cohen
In Memory Of
Alexander Popper
My grandfather, who fled Hungary and built a good life in the New World. From
Maryann Hardy
In Memory Of
Stanley Leavitt
Stanley passed away on Yom Kippur, Sept. 16, 2021. From
Edward Becker
In Honor Of
Lewis Levy
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Karissa Binkey
In Memory Of
Lili Dicker
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Kamila Wajszczak Gourdie
In Memory Of
Phillip and Edna Bello
Beloved in-laws who opened the door to my Jewish genealogy research. From
Jennifer Bello
Special Thanks To
Shoshana Petrushkin
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Devorah Shaltiel
In Honor Of
Rabbi Reuven Pinchas Bulka
  From
George Marcus
In Honor Of
Elza Just
My aunt died on 18 Oct 2021, aged 94, Holocaust survivor. From
Roslyn Eldar
In Honor Of
Harry Jacobs
I submit this donation to you because, even though I have not been researching my own family but friends' families, your resources have been invaluable in honoring Harry Jacobs (born Hersch Jakobowicz), his father Zacharje Jakobowicz, and his mother, Golde Prizant, as well as their children who came to America and didn't want to look back. They tried to erase where they came from, and it has been my honor to find their past and their stories. Thank you for helping me! From
Ann Hutchins
In Honor Of
My Grandparents
  From
Maxine Goldsmith
In Memory Of
Lorraine Rumpler Adler & Ely B. Adler
For their support of my pursuit to find out about our family history since 1978. I only wish they had lived to hear the amazing stories over the past eight years. From
Judith Reiff
In Memory Of
Joseph Gero (Grun)
(1905-1979)
My father settled in Australia in 1928. He died believing all his family perished in the Holocaust. Through ancestry sites I discovered three of his four uncles found sanctuary in the USA, Argentina, and Israel. I found family. I will always be eternally grateful. I am yet to meet my cousins. One day…Thank you for your dedication. From
Julia Gero
In Memory Of
Miriam Altneu
In memory of my mother who was the best mother and friend anyone could ask for. From
Arleigh Altneu
In Memory Of
Rb Asher Angel and Lea Dobelsky
Yizkor Donation From
Mitchell Dobelsky
In Honor Of
Louis Deutsch
The Yahrzeit of my Brother. From
Murray Deutsch
In Memory Of
Lester and Adrienne Balagur
My parents.... From
Carol Balagur
In Memory Of
Bernard and Ann Goodman
In memory of my mother, Ann Goodman, and my father, Bernard Goodman, and all of my departed ancestors. From
Iris Friedman
In Memory Of
my parents
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Moshe Raz
In Memory Of
Beatrice Kowalsky Sher Rodman
(1922-1973)
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William Rodman
In Honor Of
Arlyne Singer
Yahrzeit. From
Jerald Singer
In Memory Of
Leonard Kline
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Kevin Ball
In Memory Of
Irma Kathryn James (nee Bayan)
My maternal grandmother (b. 1896 in Budapest, Hungary; d. 1978 in Eustis, FL). From
Paul Searcy
In Memory Of
Dr. Alan L. Selman
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Sharon Selman
In Memory Of
Lucia Steinberg
Birthday. From
Janet Eggen
In Memory Of
Rabbi Samuel Menachem Brod
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Barbara Brody
In Memory Of
Barbara Turick
Yahrzeit. From
Lori Neetz
In Memory Of
Sylvia (Chernoff) Boloten a"h
Shluma bas Yekutiel Shlomo a"hniftar Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5782. Oct. 7, 2021. From
Chaya Boloten
In Memory Of
Candice Ludwig
In loving memory of beloved sister who passed on 9 Av 5779. From
Judith Ludwig
In Memory Of
Solomon and Toby Choina
In loving memory of my parents. From
Miriam Liebman
In Memory Of
Olga Pollak Visser
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Liz Visser
In Memory Of
Benjamin Nuta
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Jacob Nuta
In Memory Of
Dorothy Berezner
She was my father’s mother. From
Michele Keno
In Memory Of
Gerson Madfes
  From
Jason Madfes
Special Thanks To
Howard Brown
For all your hard work in discovering and recording our lost genealogy. From
Ronald Brown
In Memory Of
Paul Geringer
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Earl Glass
Special Thanks To
New Jewish Cemetery, Prague
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Alejandra Barron
In Honor Of
Family Fisherowitz, Golub, Rydelnik & Go
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Samuel Fisherowitz
In Honor Of
Jutta Helene Thiel
Beloved mother who passed away. From
Christian Thiel
In Memory Of
Queenie/ Mindel Malka bat Natan
Yahrzeit. From
Maureen Rosenberg
In Memory Of
Adolph Naparstek
A truly great man. From
Darlene Naparstek
In Memory Of
Naomi Bard Feller
In loving memory. From
Andrew Feller
In Memory Of
Shirley Vitz Katz and Abraham Katz
Although they raised me in a Reform home, and didn't go to temple with me after age 10, I was loved. They both were so proud of their parents, and of being Jewish. Thank you dad for your service in The Battle of the Bulge, and for being an awesome, caring dad. And thank you, mom, for encouraging my creativity and cherishing me. From
Lori Berry
In Memory Of
Bessie Virnik Schmukler
In loving memory of my wonderful grandmother Bessie Virnik Schmukler who told me the story of her immigration to NY as a 16 year old, at the turn of the 20th century. From
Tema Harnik
In Memory Of
Paula Fuchs née Loewenthal
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Dorit Braun
In Memory Of
Esther Assenheim
My 3x Great Grandmother who started me on a quest. From
Karen Hanford
In Honor Of
Norma Baron
She’s my mother! From
Paula Berinstein
In Memory Of
Joseph Poznerzon
  From
Deborah Poznerzon-Tallm
In Memory Of
Bilha Tessler
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Sylvia Tessler-Lozowick
In Honor Of
Paulette Bronstein
For being such a special person! From
Edie Rubenstein
In Memory Of
Samuel ''Biff'' Liff
Because it was your interest in discovering your roots that got me started on this long and wonderful genealogical journey. I will always love and treasure your memory, dear Biffer. From
Carola Murray-Seegert
In Honor Of
All my Kraizer family from Bessarabia
  From
Alexandre Crazover
In Memory Of
Rochelle Gross & Jennee Weiss
My first and second great-grandmothers. From
Lawrence Davies
Special Thanks To
Lisi Epstein Norris
Sharing a granddaughter. From
Kitty Huddleston
In Memory Of
Mark Harris
Research on his family history -- Hershkovitz from Pabianice, Poland. From
Karen Harris
In Memory Of
Paul & Florence Magida
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Helen Magida
In Honor Of
My Father
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Ami Barak
In Memory Of
Gisella Bella Lachs and George Oscar Lee
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Phyllis Lee
In Memory Of
Corina Davidescu and Serafina Chenig
In loving memory. From
Orr Sela
In Memory Of
Laura (nee Abraham) and Leonard Grobler
Loving memory of our parents who are dearly missed. From
Orli Grobler Brandt
In Memory Of
Peter Kirchner
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Gerrit Kirchner
In Memory Of
Marcel Weintraub
Of blessed memory. From
Nancy Weintraub
In Memory Of
Alfred and Annette Stolberg
Yizkor Sukkot 5782. From
Sara Berkowicz
In Memory Of
David Fishel (Chaim Dawid Fiszel)
  From
Anne Scott
In Memory Of
Edith Eva Mariella Kosztolanyi Frankel
Mother. From
Anthony Frankel
In Memory Of
Koppel Kapel
  From
Lisa Warshofsky
In Memory Of
Pesia Liliansky Sheres
In Memory of Pesia and other Lelansky family members who perished during the Holocaust. From
Paula Lelansky
In Honor Of
Nancy Holden
With thanks for supporting me with this personal research project. From
Matthew Owen
In Memory Of
Harry & Emmy Loeb
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Harvey Loeb
In Memory Of
Rose Wiesner Kurtz
I miss her. From
Debra Fuller
In Memory Of
Kalyus, Sherman ancestral lines
I offer this donation to honor all of my ancestral lines, Sherman/Kodner and Portoi/Kalyus. I am grateful to you for being my ancestors, for the gifts and talents that you bestowed upon me. May you all be free of pain and suffering in whatever realm you are in right now, may you all align with your Divine nature. Thank you so much for supporting me in my life! From
B. Angel Hoyt
In Honor Of
Protas Family of Stolin
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Jon Protas
In Memory Of
Louis Singer
Father (1909-2011). Family from Eisiskes and Alytus. From
Irwin Singer
In Memory Of
Clara Moron and Samuel Bile
  From
Jorge Kaplan
In Memory Of
Morris Starr
May his memory be for a blessing. From
Sylvia Friedmann
In Honor Of
Paul Diamond
In remembrance of my dear father, who died two months before I was born. Shalom, Daddy Paul. From
Paule Diamond
In Honor Of
Bery Burdin Sanford
In honor of my mother's 91st birthday. In memory of all her Weintraub, Sfarti, Brickman family from Galati including my grandmother Eugenia Sara Weintraub Burdin Zissu. From
Desiree and Arye Gil
In Honor Of
Arthur Sissman
For an excellent zoom presentation regarding 23andme DNA. It was a very informative and interesting presentation. From
Fran Cohen
In Memory Of
Miriam Barr
For her strength and perseverance. From
Sharone Bigelman
In Memory Of
Noemi Levine
  From
Jeff Grund
In Honor Of
Reeva Kimble
Appreciation of all her efforts on behalf of the Jewish Genealogical Society of the Willamette Valley Oregon. From
Eliezer Froehlich
In Memory Of
My Groch and Liptak ancestors
  From
Deborah Reeves
In Memory Of
Minnie Dayagi
My Dear late grandmother. Miss her so much. From
Orit Cohen
In Memory Of
Walter Eigen
  From
Judy Sarch
In Memory Of
Sadie Chernin
Sadie Chernin was the daughter of Samuel Krivoschey and Anna Volman, who came alone to the U.S. from Berezin in 1914, and never saw her parents again: they were were killed in pogroms in or around Berezin during the years following WWI. From
Daniel Chernin
In Honor Of
Gerald Buckbinder
Loving uncle. From
Lynne Harbin
In Memory Of
Cornelius de Haas & Karel Josef Seger
My great grandfathers. In honour of discovering whether I have Jewish roots. From
Esther De Haas
In Memory Of
My Ancestors
I am indebted to my ancestors for having the courage and determination to come to America. Were it not for their actions, I would not be here. From
Jill Gluck
In Memory Of
Bella Lerner (Batcheva bat Peisakh)
  From
Andrew Rozsa
In Memory Of
Sondra Schorr
In memory. From
Alan Schorr
In Memory Of
Marion Lewenstein
For the many years of shared family stories and explorations...and for keeping us all connected. From
Sydney Kapchan
In Memory Of
Alvin and Eleanor Goldstein
My loving parents, who gave me everything. From
Jeffrey Goldstein