05 June 2010

Yizkor Book Project: May 2010 update

During May, the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project added five new projects, 12 new entries, updated 18 existing entries, and added two new translation fund projects.

See the list by country below, with entries. They are marked NP for new project, N for new entry or U for updated.

- Svir (Our Townlet Swir) NP

- Batchuska (Pinkas Lita) N
- Bendzingai (Pinkas Lita) N
- Berzai (Pinkas Lita) N
- Berzgainiai (Pinkas Lita) N
- Berzininkai (Pinkas Lita) N
- Berzole (Pinkas Lita) N
- Betygala (Pinkas Lita) N
- Boruvka (Pinkas Lita) N
- Budvietis (Pinkas Lita) N
- Butkunai (Pinkas Lita) N
- Dieveninskes (Devenishki book; memorial book) U
- Padubysys (Bazilionai) (Pinkas Lita) N
- Lithuania (Volume II) U
- Svencionys (Svinzian region; memorial book of 23 Jewish communities) U
- Valkininkai (Olkeniki in flames; a memorial book to the community of Olkenik in the Vilna district) NP
- Valkininkai (Olkeniki: a Town that Existed) NP

- Tighina (Bendery Community Yizkor Book) U

- Wierzbnik (Wierzbnik-Starachowitz; a memorial book) N
- Bedzin (A Memorial to the Jewish Community of Bendin) U
- Bialystok (The chronicle of Bialystok) U
- Brzeziny (Brzeziny Memorial Book) U
- Goworowo (Govorowo memorial book) U
- Katowice (Katowice: the Rise and Decline of the Jewish community; Memorial Book) U
- Krynki (Memorial Book of Krynki) U
- Kutno (Kutno and Surroundings Book) U
- Serock (The book of Serock) U
- Tarnobrzeg-Dzikow (The Community of Tarnobrzeg-Dzikow) U
- Zelechow (Memorial Book of the Community of Zelechow ) - added pictures to Polish section U

- Dorohoi, Romania (Generations of Judaism and Zionism in Dorohoi, Saveni, Mihaileni, Darabani, Herta, Radauti-Prut) N

- Berezhany (Brzezany Memorial Book) U
- Kremenets (Memorial Book of Krzemieniec) U
- Ratno (Ratno; Story of a Destroyed Jewish Community) U
- Shumskoye (Szumsk, memorial book of the martyrs of Szumsk) U

- Novi Sad, Serbia (Pinkas Yugoslavia) N

Two new translation fund projects are for Divenishok (Dieveniskes), Lithuania and Koidonov (Dzyarzhynsk, Belarus), to fund professional translations of these books for online access.

Readers interested in contributing to these projects or others should click here.

Also find the new additions and updates here.

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