There was a Jerusalem born rabbi in Chicago during the early-mid 20th
cent. who may have been related somehow to the CHARLAP family. I
believe he was born around 1890-1900. My grandfather, Chaim Yitzchak
ABRA MOWITZ was also born in Jerusalem in 1895 and my family (not my
grandfather) lived in Chicago in the mid 1900s but surprisingly we
did not meet the other family.
I would be happy to be contacted by members of the above Abraham
ABRAMOWITZ to clarify certain other similarities between our families.
Shabbat Shalom (or shavua tov as the case may be)
Yoni Ben-Ari (Katzoff), Jerusalem
Check the research database on Jewish Genealogy Society of Illinois.
Elk Grove Village, IL
Researching Kaplan (Krynki, Poland) Tzipershteyn (Logishin, Pinsk, Belarus), Friedson/Fridzon (Motol, Cuba, Massachusetts), Israel and Goodman (Mishnitz, Warsaw, Manchester).