August updates of existing books and new books include:
Poland: Updates: Bielsk-Podlaski, Chelm, Czyzew, Dabrowa Gornicza, Kaluszyn, Katowice, Kolo, Kutno, -Miedzyrzec Podlaski, and Strzemieszyce Wielkie. New: Baranów Sandomierski, Chorzele, Golub-Dobrzyń, Sierpc.Most entries are from the Encyclopedias of Jewish Communities (Pinkasei Hakehillot) which offer historical information on all the communities, regardless of size.
Belarus: New: Byten, Lakhva.
Lithuania: Updates: Dusetos, Svencionys,.
Moldova: Updates: Tighina (Bendery)
Ukraine: New: Dobromil
Slovakia: New: Komárno
Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars: Updated.
If your family's ancestral community doesn't appear in a Yizkor book, Ackerfeld suggests that you consider preparing a translation of the community's encyclopedia entry, or hiring a professional translator to do it.
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