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Family stories of Latvian Jews



Continuing the project "Latvian Jewish Encyclopedia" we start publishing family stories of Latvian Jews, who left Latvia some time ago.

 

Letter about Dankere written by Norma Simon (Kravitz)

 

Kagan and Goldwasser families (photos and archive information) submitted by Jo Ann Goldwater
 

 

 The Svedlins Saga by Nathan Sverdlin (in Russian)

 

 

 

 

Tabakin and Kurzon/Kurzan family story and how Igor Sokolov started looking for realtives (rus)

 

Descendants of the brothers Simon and Morris Gollin, originally from Dvinsk

 

Brothers Otsup. From the book by Kyrill Finkestein "Императорская Николаевская Царскосельская гимназия. Ученики". СПб.: Серебряный век. 2009. 312 p

 

Shmuel Engelson and his family. History of the Riga Engelsons

 

The Guth from Bauska

 

The Hodes/Hoddes from Libava by Janet Kasdon Lobret

 

The story of Roza Krumer, Miss of Jaunjelgava

 

 
 
  

Yehoshua ( Hosias)  Lemky and his family, by Chaim Freedman (Israel)

 

Slavjaciski and Jochelman families by Menachem Sella.

 


 
Family story of the Sanders family from the middle of 19th century until now, ancient photos, and a piece of Courland Jews by Derrick Lewis, South Africa.

 

Family story of the Usdines from Vishki by Christine Usdine.

 

Story of Vishki shtetl by Christine Usdine.

 

Abraham and Olga Kahn (Kagan), story of love and selflessness

 

Gram and Pasvolsky family

 

Judelowitz family

 

The Musin-Kovnats

 

Passport of Chase-Dveira Magidson from Riga

 

The Matzdorf family from Libava

 

The Rummel's of Latvia

 

The Schoenfelds from Mitau

 

The Dimantsteins by Chaim Freedman

 

Dimanstein family tree by Chaim Freedman

 

Pruning the Super family tree

 

Super family tree by Chaim Freedman (Israel)

 

The story of the Super family by Chaim Freedman

 

The Dobrins by Chaim Freedman

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