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VM ID Category Image Date Approved Question Posts
11781 Tombstone

5/4/2008 What do the initials "ayin nun" mean after her father's name? I have been able to translate the rest of it. View the post with its 12 responses
11786 Tombstone

5/4/2008 Please can someone translate the hebrew inscription on the grave of Anna FISCHL. Sorry this is the best quality image that I have, so I appreciate this might not be easy.
Also is the grave immediately adjacent likely to be that of a relative?
View the post with its 1 response
11787 Tombstone

5/4/2008 Please can you translate the hebrew inscription relating to Professor Abraham FISCHEL and to Esther FISCHEL (nee TACHAU).
The gravestone is in New Olsany Jewish Cemetery in Prague
View the post with its 2 responses
11788 Tombstone

5/4/2008 Please can someone translate the hebrew inscription relating to Samuel FISCHL born in Myskowitz.
The gravestone is in New Olsany Jewish Cemetery in Prague
View the post with its 3 responses
11771 Translation - German

5/4/2008 Not sure what this is. I know it has to do with Samaja Stein, possibly his death. Could someone please translate the heading and the entry? Thanks so much. Vaughn G. Hysinger View the post, there are no responses
11772 Do you recognize?

5/4/2008 My mother was from Bolechow, Galicia, Poland, now Ukraine. This photopost card was among her photo. I'm also downloading the writing
on the back of the card
View the post, there are no responses
11773 Translation - Yiddish

5/4/2008 This was the writing on the back of the group photo postcard. My had written this - her name was
Ester Serwer (pronounced Server)
View the post with its 3 responses
11774 Translation - Polish

5/4/2008 Please help me translating the birth record of Jakob Icek Kano z"l, which I obtained via LDS photocopy. He is my gg-grandfather. I'm hoping to learn the names of his parents, I see names I'm not familiar with. View the post with its 2 responses
11775 Translation - Polish

5/4/2008 Please help me translate the birth certificate of Szejna Hendel Sczeciner/Sczuczyner z"l, my gg-grandmother. I am hoping to learn her parent's names. View the post with its 3 responses
11776 Translation - Hebrew

5/4/2008 A rabbi listing for R Yaakov Ferleger from Nathan Friedman's Otzer Ha-Rabonim. Seeking translation, identification of town/s and years, and any nuances or comments or interpretation. David Ferleger. david@ferleger.com View the post with its 9 responses
11778 Do you recognize?

5/4/2008 This picture was found in a scrapbook belonging to my great-great aunt with and inscription on the back. View the post, there are no responses
11691 Do you recognize?

5/4/2008 Who is the man on right. Picture taken at Warsaw RR station with Harris Silverstone (Chrzan) at left. Please translate Yiddish writing. View the post with its 3 responses
11686 Translation - Russia

5/4/2008 Would be grateful if someone is able to translate this death certificate for Chana Ides Klozenberg. View the post with its 1 response
11745 Photo Identification

4/30/2008 Are these Romanians or Russians?
I found these in an Album I think they might be my relatives in Russia but i am not sure
View the post, there are no responses
11750 Translation - Other

4/30/2008 Translation from Lithuanian of picture caption is requested View the post with its 1 response
11751 Translation - German

4/30/2008 I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT IS WRITTEN ON THE LETTER THAT WAS SENT TO ME IN 2003.I JUST LOCATED IT ONCE AGAIN. View the post with its 2 responses
11753 Translation - Yiddish

4/30/2008 This is a very little photo of my great grandmother (on the left). Please translate it for me. Thank you wery much. View the post with its 3 responses
11754 Translation - German

4/30/2008 This is the left side page heading for the Matrikel of the Jewish community of Wreschen, 1834-1869, LDS film 1190958 Item 2. I will also post the headings for the right hand page. Would appreciate help in translating the German--at least some sense of what the columns mean. Thank you!! View the post with its 1 response
11755 Translation - German

4/30/2008 This is the right side page heading for the Matrikel of the Jewish community of Wreschen, 1834-1869, LDS film 1190958 Item 2. I will also post the headings for the left hand page. Would appreciate help in translating the German--at least some sense of what the columns mean. Thank you!! View the post, there are no responses
11756 Translation - Polish

4/30/2008 This seems to be listing the 4 records I asked for copies of and telling me how much money to send to get them. I need to know how much money to send, where to send it to and by what method of payment. View the post with its 2 responses
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