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Josh Stein

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Mazel tov on your bat mitzvah and for your vision to organize this important project. I received your email to the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland (Oregon) and we wish you much success with your efforts. I am sure that great things will come about…

Stuart Berger

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Elyse:  Sounds like a wonderful project. I have forwarded this on the our local Jewish Press. Hopefully, they will do an article. I will also mention this site at upcoming meetings.  Shalom, and good luck with your Bat-Mitzvah!  Stuart BergerJewish Federation of Pinellas/Pasco Counties

Lital Beer

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Dear Elyse, I would like to congratulate you on your beautiful and meaningful Bat-Mitzvah project. Your website is a great example for what can be done by the third and fourth generations in order to commemorate the stories of Holocaust survivors. I wish you the…

Elizabeth Kirkley Best

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Dear Elyse, What a fine project.  I’ll keep an eye on your progress and see if I can’t link to your site for the benefit of my readers. E.K.Best Elizabeth Kirkley Best PhD Web Director

Elise Bodenheimer

Posted by Elyse in Updates

What a wonderful project!   My father’s great-grandfather was Jacob Bodenheimer, who came to this country as a stowaway from Germany in the 1820’s.  His parents were Simeon Bodenheimer and Magdalena Baum Bodenheimer of Niderhochstad in the Kingdom of Bagern.  Jacob Bodenheimer was the first…

www.ivolunteerny.com

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Hey everyone, Shabbat Sholom! I just recently recieved an e-mail from a woman named Sheva Tauby from .www.ivolunteerny.com. She runs a website where volunteers go to holocaust survivors homes and they give them assistance and spend time with them. She sent me an e-mail telling…

Ruth Bloch

Posted by Elyse in Updates

My bat mitzvah project was in the Baltimore Times and a very nice woman contacted me telling me about her story (you can find her story under Ruth Bloch Story).   She told me that she was afraid that no one would remember her story and…

There is a great story by his granddaughter Devra

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Hi everyone. There is a really great story titled “A Special Bond” written by Edward Blonder’s granddaughter Devra Jaffe that can be found on the following website: http://teenink.com/Nonfiction/article/16824/A-Special-Bond/ I couldn’t figure out how to post the story here on my blog – sorry

Some more information on the other Elise Bodenheimer

Posted by Elyse in Updates

Hey everyone, The other Elise Bodenheimer lives in Alabama and wrote to me giving me some info on her family history.  Her dad’s great grandfather was Jacob Bodenheimer who came to America in the 1820’s.  He was one of the first Jewish settlers in Shreveport Louisiana and there might…

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