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19122 Translation - Polish

5/29/2011 4:08 PM Found this in an old tin box. I assume it is a part of a recipe collection in Polish by my grandmother.
Would very much appreciate a translation.
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19137 Translation - Russian

5/25/2011 6:10 PM NO MORE RESPONSES NEEDED


This is a newspaper article written by Benjamin Rosenblatt, one of my paternal grandmother's nephews, about (I suppose) the members of his family who were killed in the Shoah.

I would warmly appreciate a translation - I know it's a long text, but I don't understand Russian.

Thanks in advance for your help.
Best,
Ana Gerschenfeld
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19138 Translation - Russian

5/25/2011 6:10 PM
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This is a second newspaper article written by Benjamin Rosenblatt, one of my paternal grandmother's nephews, about (I suppose) the members of his family who were killed in the Shoah.

I would warmly appreciate a translation - I know it's a long text, but I don't understand Russian.

Thanks in advance for your help.
Best,
Ana Gerschenfeld
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19139 Tombstone

5/25/2011 6:10 PM Requesting a Hebrew to English translation from the pictured tombstone. View the post with its 3 responses
19141 Translation - Polish

5/25/2011 6:10 PM I'm looking for a translation from Polish of the death of Eliasz Karpiner in Warsaw from 1844. Thank you very much! View the post with its 1 response
19134 Translation - Hebrew

5/25/2011 6:09 PM Any help in translating this postcard would be appreciated.
Thank you.

Corinne

corinnemitchell@sympatico.ca
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19135 Translation - Russian

5/25/2011 6:09 PM I would appreciate any help with this translation.
Thank you
Corinne
corinnemitchell@sympatico.ca
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19136 Photo Identification

5/25/2011 6:09 PM I would like to know if this is indeed from Lithuania and to narrow down the apporximate year it might have been taken. I would also like to know something about the clothing and hat he is wearing.

I found this photo among my great aunt's belongings. I suspect it might be her grandfather, Rabii Meir Singerman or her father Samuel Kaplan. Knowing the time period will narrow it down for me.
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19131 Interpretation

5/25/2011 6:09 PM I can not read Otto Kalisch's place of birth. It is V.... Krautz. Please help. Thank you. View the post with its 4 responses
19128 Translation - Hebrew

5/22/2011 4:33 PM This is the Ketubah of my grandparents - Israel "Klein" and Miriam Blumenthal, who were married at the very beautiful Princes Road Synagogue in Liverpool, England. Please could somebody translate it into English for me - especially any names of parents and/or witnesses.

Thank you.
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19129 Do you recognize?

5/22/2011 4:33 PM As this beautiful photograph (taken in Liverpool in the mid 1890s) was found amongst my late grandmothers papers I can only assume that they are possibly my great great grandparents.

My Russian/Polish great grandmother's English name was Joyce BERLINER Klein, her headstone indicates she was "Simcha, daughter of Binyamin and there was a Polish Benjamin BERLINER living in Liverpool in 1891 - so I am assuming....!

If my assumption is correct they might well be Binyamin Berliner and his wife Krajndla Toper, who, according to JRI-Poland records, were married in Plock Gubernia in 1851.

I do so hope my assumptions are correct and that somebody recognises them.

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19130 Translation - Russian

5/22/2011 4:33 PM We found this old photo among some family photos. Any translation help in figuring out what was written on the back side of it, would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
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19116 Translation - Yiddish

5/22/2011 4:32 PM Translation from Yiddish of first name View the post with its 4 responses
19117 Translation - Polish

5/22/2011 4:32 PM I found this in a small tin can and I believe it is my grandmother's handwriting.
I assume it is a recipe. Would much appreciate an exact translation in spite of the silverfish who had a good time with the paper...
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19118 Translation - Polish

5/22/2011 4:32 PM Found this in an old tin box. I assume it is a part of a recipe collection in Polish by my grandmother.
Would very much appreciate a translation.
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19119 Translation - Polish

5/22/2011 4:32 PM Found this in an old tin box. I assume it is a part of a recipe collection in Polish by my grandmother.
Would very much appreciate a translation.
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19120 Translation - Polish

5/22/2011 4:32 PM Found this in an old tin box. I assume it is a part of a recipe collection in Polish by my grandmother.
Would very much appreciate a translation.
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19121 Translation - Polish

5/22/2011 4:32 PM Found this in an old tin box. I assume it is a part of a recipe collection in Polish by my grandmother.
Would very much appreciate a translation.
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19103 Translation - Polish

5/22/2011 4:31 PM This should be a birth record of Neche Itte Telesman. Appreciate translation of names/ages/places.

Thanks !
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19104 Translation - Yiddish

5/22/2011 4:31 PM Hi,

This is one of the many postcards between my great grandmother gite Mine levin and her future husband Chaim Yitzak Shochet. He was in South Africa and she was in Rokiskis Lithuania. I find it strange this postcard was from East London in South Africa. He lived in a different part of the country.

Very curious to know what it says.

Thanks for the help

Michael
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