In Kaunas, an interview with Professor Egidius Aleksandrovicius lays out the entire history of Jewry in Lithuania.
In Vilnius, the family focus is re-established as they visit the National Archives where they learn a lot about the Freedlands and the Mindels, discovering crumbling nineteenth century archives that refer to what could be Michael's ancestors.
Esther is a holocaust survivor who maried Moshe Kremer of Kurenitz ( also a survivor) the Kremer family is related to the Kramer family of the New York area who first brought Chabad to the U.
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Afterwards when MD she took care of Orphanage children. Her father, like my grandfather Boruch Wasserman were both teachers in Jewish School in Pinsk. Roman Wasserman Wroblewski son of Mischa at the attached picture. My great grandfather Simon Persky was from Volozhin. Witnessing my parents wedding in David Grodak was Rabbi Zev Wolf Ginzufin and Sh'maryah Lansky. Looking forward to a early response and thanking you in advance, Respectfully Leonard Turken Rabbi Kraines of Johanesburg, South Africa, wrote me about his grandfather; Yitzcak Tuvia Kraines was born in Smorgon in about 1878 to Pesach Kraines. Kraines ( the father of the rabbi) , Maury Kraines and Cele Freifield.
My relation to the Kraines of Smorgon is via Esther nee Kraines was born in Smoron to David Kraines son of Yitzcak Kraines.
The explanatory information for the Belarus Revision lists has also been updated so it now included information about the Belarus Revision Lists dataset as well as this new dataset.
I coordinated the project from start to finish, Ruth Silver guided the coordination, and Irene Kudish did the translation. If they are not answered in the information page Revision I will write a follow-up message.
His name was Kalman Borensthain [bernstein] I think from Kovno, until the name was changed to Berns in the 1930's. My matrilineal heritage is my grandfather Mordechai Antonos of Vilna, who migrated circa 1918 from Paris to the US. Cell: (312) 402 7282 E-fax: (312) 277 6755 program can be heard @ Here begins an extraordinary journey to Lithuania and Belarus for broadcaster and writer Michael Freedland and his son, Guardian journalist and best-selling author, Jonathan.
Can you please give me some guidance on how to find any relatives, however distant, who may still be alive..... Do you have more informations of it and who have the photo? Smith, CLU, Ch FC, CLTC CA Insurance Lic# 0741819 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600 Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Tel (323) 965-6327 Fax (323) 965-0941 Jewishgen: Dear all, One of my Grandfather's sisters; Roza SHUB, born Usdin ( c1894) married Solomo, son of Haim SHUB. Their children: - Simen, born in 1920 in Poland - Bella, born in 1932 in Poland . Christine Usdin France From: Alex Noyenski In your research on Slonim, have you come across a little village that was located near Slonim called Gnoino? These two countries once thronged with Jewish life, a life that was all but extinguished by successive regimes- Russian Czarists, Soviets and then the Nazis who, with the help of some Lithuanians, managed to totally decimate many towns and villages, or shtetls.
Sonia and Shimon Peres with David and Paula Ben-Gurion at the bar mitzvah of their son ; Yoni Peres, August 1965 Over 22,000 names have been added to Jewish Gen's Belarus SIG database in a data set named "Grodno and Volkovysk Uyezd Revision Lists." Primarily, the records are of two types. From the 1858 Revision Lists (census) for Grodno Uyezd (district) towns: Indura (Amdur), Kaminka, Krynki, Lunna, Mosty, Ozery, Skidel, Volpa (Wolp), Vola (Wola) and Berestovitsa, and over 8700 records from the city of Grodno itself. From 1853 alphabetical conscription lists of males from Volkovysk Uyezd towns: Izabelin, Jalowka (Yalovka) Poland, Lopenitsky, Lyskovo, Mstibava, Novy Dvor, Peski, Porozovo, Ros, Svislach, Volkovysk and Zelva. Other significant data included in this data set are: - 1850 revision lists of the Galilee and Israel farming colonies - Additional revision list from the City of Grodno with 400 entries - about 1400 entries from the 1858 revision list for the town of Volkovysk.
After Grodno City (more than 9000 records), the largest collections are for Krynki (1900 entries) and Amdur ("Indura") (1400 entries).
Yerachmiel Berns A friend showed me a link with photos of the Jewish community in Crakow which you created: am interesting about the photo No. I like to use the photo for my dissertation about Deaf Jews Please feel free to contact me. Thanks, Mark Zaurov I just stumbled onto your website recently. .( during the war they escaped to the Soviet Union). Knowing that their forebears settled in the UK in the late 19th century they set off to try to find any trace of the Freedlands who came from Baisogala in Lithuania and the Mindels from Dunilovichy in Belarus.