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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
12384 Translation - Russian

3/22/2009 Presumably birth registration of WAGNER Chana(my great-grandaunt) from 1878 in Szczebrzeszyn.
I'd appreciate any further details such as dates and parents' names (could they be WAGNER Hirsch-Leib and ROCHMAN Fajga?), ages, occupations and addresses. Witnesses are not relevant.
Thanks in advance,
Tamar Amit
ISRAEL
View the post with its 1 response
12385 Translation - Polish

3/22/2009 Presumably marriage registration of WAGNER Wolf-Fajwel and FISZEL Dysza-Ruchla from 1865 in Zamosc.
I'd appreciate any further details such as dates and parents' names, ages, occupations and addresses. Witnesses are less relevant.
Thanks in advance,
Tamar Amit
ISRAEL
View the post with its 1 response
12367 Tombstone

3/22/2009 I need the entire stone translated. I had someone do part of it (general information) but to find out if this is a relative, I need all the information. I have a better resolution image if needed, just email me: teamungar@yahoo.com. I needed to reduce the resolution to upload to viewmate. Thank you! - Stuart Ungar View the post with its 2 responses
12368 Translation - Russian

3/22/2009 I would appreciate a translation of this birth certificate. Thank you. View the post, there are no responses
12292 Tombstone

3/22/2009 I can read the name (Moshe Mordechai bar Abraham) but nothing else on this tombstone in our family plot at United Hebrew Cemetery in Staten Island. Any assistance translating the rest of the inscription would be greatly appreciated. View the post with its 18 responses
12339 Tombstone

3/22/2009 Fredia Fishman. I made a trip with my grandfather to learn visit the graves of my ancestors in the US. My Hebrew is a bit rusty - could people help me with the translations? Thank you very much in advance! View the post with its 10 responses
12340 Tombstone

3/22/2009 Harry Fishman. I made a trip with my grandfather to learn visit the graves of my ancestors in the US. My Hebrew is a bit rusty - could people help me with the translations? Thank you very much in advance! View the post with its 11 responses
12341 Tombstone

3/22/2009 Ida Fishman. I made a trip with my grandfather to learn visit the graves of my ancestors in the US. My Hebrew is a bit rusty - could people help me with the translations? Thank you very much in advance! View the post with its 8 responses
12342 Tombstone

3/22/2009 Morris Fishman. I made a trip with my grandfather to learn visit the graves of my ancestors in the US. My Hebrew is a bit rusty - could people help me with the translations? Thank you very much in advance! View the post with its 15 responses
12284 Translation - Russian

3/22/2009 Assistance in translating this inscription would be greatly appreciated View the post with its 3 responses
12285 Translation - Russian

3/22/2009 Assistance with translating this inscription (from the rear of a photo) would be greatly appreciated. View the post with its 6 responses
12343 Do you recognize?

3/18/2009 These men were attending a Convention in NY in June 1918. Was this one of the last meetings of the Kehillah? Who are the men standing to the left and right? My ggfather, Louis Kimmel (center), from Horodenka Ukraine,(then Galicia) was living in Lynn MA at the time. (see also the back of the image). View the post with its 2 responses
12344 Interpretation

3/18/2009 The back of the postcard/photo mentioning the "Convention".
What convention? Who are the two men standing to either side of Louis Kimmel, seated in the center?
(see also the front of the postcard).
View the post, there are no responses
12337 Tombstone

3/18/2009 Tombstone Translation needed from - Yiddish or Hebrew View the post with its 6 responses
12338 Tombstone

3/18/2009 Alter Fishman. I made a trip with my grandfather to learn visit the graves of my ancestors in the US. My Hebrew is a bit rusty - could people help me with the translations? Thank you very much in advance! View the post with its 8 responses
12346 Tombstone

3/18/2009 Seeking a translation of this tombstone from Mt. of Olives cemetery, belonging to Abraham Nechimiah Lempert (Nathan Lamport) d. 13 August 1928, Dobbs Ferry, NY. Nathan was born in Novogrudok, Belarus in 1856 and was the son of Zvi Hirsch, a rabbi. Nathan was educated as a rabbi but emigrated to American, first to Burlington Vermont, and later to New York City, where he was a founder and president of Yeshiva College. View the post with its 3 responses
12347 Tombstone

3/18/2009 Seeking a translation of this Mount of Olives tombstone for Sarah Goldenheim wife of Nechimiah Lempert (Nathan Lamport). She died 4 March 1914 in New York City. She was born in Marijampole, Lithuania in 1856 and was the daughter of Hirsz Josiel (Hirsch Joseph). View the post with its 1 response
12348 Tombstone

3/18/2009 Seeking translation of this Mount of Olives tombstone for Schlomo Lempert (Solomon Lamport) who died 25 January 1936 in New York City. He was born in 1870 in Belarus (possibly Novogrudov) and was the son of Rabbi Zvi Hirsch. View the post with its 2 responses
7199 Translation - German

3/18/2009 Note on birth registration record for Biene Marjem Dersiewicz, 1891. Need translation. View the post with its 1 response
12336 Translation - Russian

3/15/2009 Please translate birth record of my g-granfather David Piwko View the post with its 2 responses
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