Category Archives: Jewish Genealogy

25 October – Research and Tears

DISCLOSURE: I am trying to update this blog a day or couple of  days at a time but am often doing it several days after the fact due to internet connections On Thursday, 25 October, we had planned for a … Continue reading

Posted in Israel, Jewish Genealogy

Travels, continued

I’m so fortunate, as a genealogist to not only always have varied research to do, but also to be able to travel to meet with clients and do research.  I must admit, though, that recent travel and upcoming travel are … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Jewish Genealogy

Tues., Aug. 28: Krakow

I don’t think I previously discussed a challenge we confronted in our travels. Both Marek and I have previously rented cars in Europe. I think that Lindsay said that she also had. Gas pumps work the same way they do … Continue reading

Posted in Eastern European Travel, Genealogy, Jewish Genealogy, Uncategorized

Sun., 26 Aug: Debrecen to Przemysl to Sanok

This whole trip is about choices. Where will we go and what will we do there, what will we do on weekends when archives are closed? Which archives do we need to be in ourselves, which ones will we leave … Continue reading

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Fri., 24 Aug: Transylvania Bound!

Being in Romania is quite startling to me for a very strange reason. One of my family names is Moldavsky (spelled of course in dozens of different ways). All over Moldova and Romania, I keep hearing that – I even … Continue reading

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Tues., Aug 21: Khmelnitsky to M-P

In spite of having internet in every hotel we have stayed at, it has not been consistent enough to post to this blog every day, so my postings are sporadic. To my delight though, my phone has a data signal … Continue reading

Posted in Eastern European Travel, Genealogy, Jewish Genealogy

Mon., 13 Aug -Archives

Amazing is the only word that comes to mind after walking into this facility. Actually, if I am being realistic, I’ll admit that I was awestruck and at a loss for words.  The facility itself was beautifully renovated. The space … Continue reading

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