Poland - Fragments of Jewish Tombstones Found in Vistula River
Published on Friday, 28 August 2015 10:00
As a result of the drought in Poland, Jewish tombstones were found in the riverbed of the Vistula River. It is assumed the tombstones come from the Brodno Cemetery in the Praga District of Warsaw. At one time there were 300,000 Jews buried there, today only 3,000 tombstones remain. The remainder used for building materials and to reinforce the banks of the river.
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Ireland - Irish JGS - Stuart Rosenblatt Presents 20 Years of Work to Archives
Published on Sunday, 30 August 2015 09:50
Stuart Rosenblatt is the president and founder of the Irish Jewish Genealogical Society. Over 20 years he has compiled The Irish Jewish Family History Database which contains information on over 52,069 individuals who lived in Ireland—32 counties-- between 1700 and the present day (2014).
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U.K. - Who Do You Think You Are - Jane Seymour - Her Jewish Paternal Family
Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 13:32
Actress Jane Seymour is the feature on this UK version of Who Do You Think You Are. She focuses on her Jewish father's family of two great-aunts and their experiences during Nazi occupation –Poland and France. There are vintage videos of the Warsaw Ghetto, Warsaw Uprising, Warsaw in 1940 and post 1945, Belsen and more on France and World War II.
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