Success! Stories: From the JewishGen Archives

In 2013, we posted to our Success! Stories webpage Rachel Lev-Leshem’s story, My Great-Grandparents’ Mezuzah, about her visit to her ancestral town of Érmihályfalva, a little border-town in northern Romania, Transylvania, a few miles from the Hungarian border. “…While standing next to the old Érmihályfalva synagogue, a man on his bicycle approached us and asked […]

JewishGen Pivotal to Reunion of Holocaust Survivors

ABC News recently reported the inspiring story of the reunion of two cousins, Morris Sana and Simon Mairowitz, each of whom thought the other had perished in the Holocaust. According to the article, a posting on JewishGen ultimately led to this reunion.  https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Family/cousins-survived-holocaust-reunite-75-years-emotional-meeting/story?id=66009001 We will try to get more information on this story, including JewishGen’s […]