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Wall of Honor

Many of you have contributed your time and skills to help Base SIG assist your fellow researchers. We have created this Wall of Honor to acknowledge your contributions. Your time, skills, and efforts are making Bessarabia SIG a useful tool for all of our researchers. Thank you.

There's a special page dedicated to our town leaders, who make the core of the Bessarabia SIG and to whom we cannot thank enough. Please visit also our Key People Page.

Go to the List of Contributors and Contributions

Sasha BERKOVICH

Acton, MA, USA
Matthew DANISH

Cambridge, England
Yuriy DAYLIS

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sheli FAIN

Toronto, Canada
Janet FURBA

Cologne, Germany
Nathen GABRIEL

North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Ala GAMULKA

Toronto, Canada
Mike GLAZER

Oxford, England
Harvey KABAKER

Silver Spring, MD, USA
Yefim KOGAN

xxx, XX, USA
Svetlana KONONOV

Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Yoni KUPCHIK

Kfar Uriya, Israel
Terry LASKY

Centennial, CO, USA
Alan LEVINE

Lancaster, PA, USA
Alan LEVITT

Chevy Chase, MD, USA
Ariel PARKANSKY

Paris, France
Nick PERPER

Brooklyn, NY, USA
David PRICE

Toronto, Canada
Michael RICHMAN

Rockville, MD, USA
Ella ROMM

Michoel RONN

Spring Valley, NY
Claire STUART

Glengary, WV, USA
Inna VAYNER

Fair Lawn, NJ, USA
Bob WASCOU Z''L

USA
    

List of contributors and contributions

Volunteers

  • Sasha BERKOVICH: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists,
    Verified work of other translators.

  • Matthew DANISH: Webmaster of Bessarabia SIG website from 2013!

  • Yuriy DAYLIS: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists.
    Researched and translated from Bessarabia Annual books, 1862-1914.

  • Sheli FAIN: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists;
    Transcribed and translated Inscriptions from Tombstones for following cemeteries in Bessarabia-Moldova: Komrat, Rybnitsa New, Tiraspol-Dalnee.

  • Janet FURBA: Translated several sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists;
    Collected and translated information on Tiraspol Zionists. Janet also participated in translation of Bolgrad, and Tiraspol Cemetery inscriptions.

  • Nathen GABRIEL: Worked on many Bessarabian cemetery projects, translated and deciphered Hebrew writings. For 3 years Nathen has been helping to get almost unreadable names into our Burial registry for cemeteries in Bessarabia/Moldova.

  • Ala GAMULKA: Translated parts of Bendery Yizkor Book;
    Translated 34 articles from Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Romania, Volume 1, 2 about Jewish Communities in Bessarabia and Moldova and two general articles;
    Transcribed and translated Inscriptions from Tombstones for following cemeteries: Bendery, Brichany, Tiraspol-Dalnee, Kishinev (Doyna);
    Presented at Jewish Genealogical conference in Jerusalem in 2015;
    Transcribed Business Directory of 1924-25;
    Active member of Bessarabia Board team.

  • Mike GLAZER: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists;
    Verified work of other translators.

  • Harvey KABAKER: Developed Geographical Dictonary for Jewish Population in Bessarabia and Transnistria.
    Managed and transcribed the Business Directory 1924-25 project.
    Managed and transcribed the 1940 Kishinev Business Directory.

  • Yefim KOGAN: Yefim is the heart and soul of Bessarabia SIG as its founder and coordinator. He is a tireless researcher and contributor and always puts Bessarabia first. He is 'the volunteer'.

  • Svetlana KONONOV: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists.
    Translated sets of Podolia Revision Lists for towns in Moldova.

  • Yoni KUPCHIK: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Vital Records,
    Created a Family Search (LDS) catalog of microfilms on Bessarabia Revision records.

  • Terry LASKY: Transcribed 1905/1906 Bessarabia Duma records ; Project Leader of Orgeyev Yizkor Book;
    Translated Calarasi Yizkor Book Index; Developed Orgeyev KehilaLinks website;
    Compiled Bessarabia Community Database Information; Translated many sets ofBessarabia Revision Lists;
    Translated many sets ofBessarabia Vital Records;
    Transcribed and translated Inscriptions from Tombstones for following cemeteries in Bessarabia-Moldova: Izmail, Kishinev (Doyna), Kishinev (Skulyanka), Orgeev, Rezina (New), Rybnitsa (New), Chadyr-Lunga, Calarasi, Ungheni, Kamenka;
    Translated records for Jews from Bessarabia Killed in WWI;
    Active member of Bessarabia Board team.

  • Alan LEVINE: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists;
    Translated many sets of Bessarabia Vital Records

  • Alan LEVITT: Bessarabia Discussion group Manager from the establishment of Bessarabia SIG in 2011;
    Active member of Bessarabia Board team.

  • Ariel PARKANSKY: Managed Transcription of inscriptions at Kiliya Cemetery.
    Created Kishinev KehilaLink website.
    Active member of Bessarabia Board team.
    Helps with technical aspects of websites.

  • Nick PERPER: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists.

  • David PRICE: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Vital Records,
    Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists.

  • Michael RICHMAN: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists.

  • Ella ROMM: Has been leading the Famous Jews of Bessarabia project since its inception. Ella also worked on revision lists and articles translations

  • Michoel RONN: Translated Bessarabia/Transnistria 1901 Klyachkin directory and the late 19th century/early 20th century Vsia Rossiya directories;
    Worked on Tiraspol Uezd Revision Lists project;
    Actively working now at the Bessarabia Revision Lists project.

  • Claire STUART: Translated many sets of Bessarabia Revision Lists. Translated many sets of Bessarabia Vital Records.
    Translated graduation records from Kishinev Gymnasium 1872-1882.

  • Inna VAYNER: Transcribed Bessarabia Revision List records ; Project Leader for Tiraspol Uezd Revision Lists (1795-1858) project;
    Transcribed and translated Inscriptions from Tombstones for following cemeteries in Bessarabia-Moldova: Izmail, Kishinev (Doyna), Grigoriopol, Tiraspol (Dalnee) - project coordinator.
    Organized a Facebook group: Bessarabian-Moldavian Jewish Roots.
    Active member of Bessarabia Board team.

  • Bob WASCOU Z''L: Was a Project Leader for Bessarabia Vital Records project from the start of the project. Under his coordination more than 160,000 records were transcribed and became available to our members.

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