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Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 7/21/2013 2:37 PM
Family Surname: Lazinski
Country: Poland
Town: Lampertheim
Date of Image: 5/12/1948
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Letter from David and Bluma Lazinski written May 12, 1948, on the eve of the declaration of the State of Israel, to the Sierpc Relief Committee in NY. Bluma Lazinski was my grandfather'solder sister. She and her husband were living as a refugees in the Lampertheim DP Camp with their family at the time. A close translation would be appreciated.

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7/28/2013 12:26 PM Hi Gary,

are you still in need of some more help with this letter?
If so please write, I just had a little time for the transliteration:

Lamperheim, 12/V, 48 roku
tayre Sherptser fraynd!
di vokh hoben mir erhalten dos paket shpayz
velkhes ihr hot far unz aroys geshikt dem 16/III
ez iz oyngekumen in bestin ordnung mir danken
aykh zehr un mir bamien zikh glaykh tsu banakhrikhten
derveken bikhdey ihr zolt nisht zayn in tsveyfil
tsi es iz derganen. glaykhtsaytig ken ikh aykh shrayben
az Borekh Lelonek fun Palestina iz do bay unz
oyf di amerkaner zayne er hot unz shoyn bazukht
apor mohl vi oykh di ershte teg Peysekh un zogar
iz er haynt oykh bay unz in lager er iz tsu
aher gekumen ales shlikhes fun zayn rikhtung.
er iz shoyn do mehr vi fihr monat un er
greyt zikh bald in gikhen aheym tsuforen. eyn spe-
tsyelen grus far Mordekhay Zsheshotka er volt gern
tsugeshriben nor er iz zehr fernumen. er grist oykh
ale Sherptser velkhe gedenken ihm. mehr
gibt bay unz keyn spetsyeles ihr leynt dokh
zikher di prese zeht ihr dokh es iz dervayl
ales do in enderungen mir leben un hofen
un vos vet zayn unzer sof veysn mir nisht.
mehr gibt keyn vikhtiges mir grisen aykh zehr
hertslikh aspetsyelen grus farn hern Maks
Tsxxx un Mordekhay Zsheshotka vi oykh ale Sherptser
lanslayt. bite antvort. fun unz Dovid un Bluma
Lazenski.
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