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Table of Contents for All Issues

Volume I (1997)

Volume I, Number 1, First Issue, published in January 1997, partial contents:

  • Kielce and Radom Gubernias - Historical Geography, by Warren Blatt
  • An Unforgettable Journey Through Poland, by Betty Provizer Starkman
  • Szydlowiec in Peaceful Times, excerpt from Szydlowiec Memorial Book by Motl Eisenberg
  • Surnames from Eastern Radom Gubernia: Ilza, Opatow, Sandomierz and Kozienice, compiled by Alexander Beider
  • The Power of Extracts, by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Kielce-Radom SIG Research Projects
  • Polish Occupation Definitions
  • Sobkow Marriages and Banns, 1810-1838, by Warren Blatt
  • Radom Death Index, 1874-1877, by Lowell Ackerman
  • Checiny Jewish Birth Record Extractions, 1810-1825, by Warren Blatt and Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Miscellany: Maps; Book Review; News of Interest; Polish Pronunciation; Glossary; Letters and Comments

Volume I, Number 2, Second Issue, published in April 1997, partial contents

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the city of Kielce, 1869-1884, transliterated from Russian by Dolores Ring and David Zakai
  • Index of all surnames from voter lists and Yizkor books from the three western districts of Radom gubernia: Radom, Opoczno and Konskie, compiled by Alexander Beider
  • "Don't Let a Little Extraction Scare You": a realistic look at how novice researchers can master this valuable technique, by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Vital Records in Poland - A Primer", by Warren Blatt
  • Description and illustrations of the "LDS Microfilm Master" system, by Michael Tobias
  • A survey of early surname usage in Kielce gubernia
  • Letter excerpts of Private Dov Benet of the Jewish Brigade of the British Army in WWII
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in Olkusz, 1810-1825, extracted by Robert Heyman
  • Updates on projects, letters, and more

Volume I, Number 3, Third Issue, published in July 1997, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births and marriages in the city of Radom, 1827-1841, transcribed by Lauren Eisenberg Davis
  • Index of all surnames from voter lists and Yizkor books from the three western districts of Kielce gubernia: Olkusz, Miechow and Wloszczowa, compiled by Alexander Beider
  • Geopolitical History of the Pilica Region, by Alexander Beider and Lauren Eisenberg Davis
  • How to Pronounce Your Polish Towns and Family Names, and Recognize Their Most Common Grammatical Transformations, by Fay Vogel Bussgang
  • Landsmanshaftn for Kielce-Radom Towns, by Warren Blatt
  • My Trip to Klimontow, Poland, by Judy Seibel Liebeskind
  • Did Jews Live in Malogoszcz Before 1864?", by Marian Paulewicz and Eugeniusz Kosik, translated from the Polish by Alexander Sharon
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages and deaths in Malogoszcz, 1810-1843, extracted by Michael Tobias. Includes registrations from Lopuszno and 22 surrounding villages
  • Other news and notes: Success stories, hints on Polish place names; letters from readers

Volume I, Number 4, Fourth Issue, published in October 1997, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the city of Opatow, 1855-1862, transcribed by Warren Blatt. Includes Cmielow, Lagow and Slupia
  • Index of all surnames from voter lists and Yizkor books from the four eastern districts of Kielce gubernia: Kielce, Jedrzejow, Pinczow and Stopnica, compiled by Alexander Beider
  • An Interview with Kazimierz Jaroszek, head of the Polish State Archives in Radom, by Lowell Ackerman
  • Ozarow Yizkor book excerpt, translation from the French by William Fraiberg
  • A History of the pre-WWI Administrative Districts of the Kielce-Radom Region, translated from the Polish
  • Memories of Lagov, by J. B. Salsberg
  • Anomalies in the Polish vital records, by Lauren Eisenberg Davis
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages, and deaths in Przytyk, 1826-1830, extracted by Lauren Eisenberg Davis. Includes Bialobrzegi, Wyszmierzyce and local villages
  • Kielce-Radom Family Finder
  • Other news and notes: success stories; information on relevant books; Toronto landsmanshaft information; geographic subdivisions and hierarchies; research tips

Volume II (1998)


Volume II, Number 1, Fifth Issue, published in January 1998, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths in the city of Kielce, 1870-1884, transcribed from the Russian by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the town of Wolbrom, 1810-1825, extracted by Robert Heyman
  • Wierzbnik: History of the town of Wierzbnik Starachowice by Abe Zukerman et al; 
  • A history of the Wierzbnik Friendly Mutual Society of Toronto by Abe Zuckerman and Morris Werger; Information from their recent meeting by Carolynne Veffer
  • Protokols: Vital Record Verification, by Lauren Eisenberg Davis and Alexander Beider
  • Childhood memories of Radom, by the late Max Mandel
  •  Book Review: Lauren Eisenberg Davis's Autumn Leaves, reviewed by Gladys Paulsen
  • Other news and notes: Records registered in other towns, records mis-indexed, announcements of the Staszow Shtetl CO-OP and Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
  • Miscellany: Project Status; News of Interest; Polish Pronunciation; Glossary; Letters, E-mail and Faxes

Volume II, Number 2, Sixth Issue, published in Spring 1998, partial contents:

  • Cyrillic Occupations, by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Confirming the Zelinger-Kestenberg Connection - Working with Early 19th Century Vital Records", by Robert E. Heyman
  • Surnames from the Opoczno Yizkor Book, by Gideon Carmi
  • Wachock Tombstone Photographs and Transcripts, by Mike Persillin, with tombstone transcriptions by Rabbi Charles Lippman
  • Book Review: Jewish Roots in Poland: Pages from the Past and Archival Inventories, by Miriam Weiner, reviewed by Warren Blatt
  • Slownik Historii Kieleckich Zydow - [The Dictionary of Kielce Jews], by Krzysztof Urbanski and Rafal Blumenfeld
  • Lagow, report of a recent meeting of the Lagower Mutual Benefit Society of Toronto, by Sid Orfus and Max Katchky
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths in the city of Radom, 1827-1846, extracted by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages and deaths in Daleszyce, 1826-1846, extracted by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Miscellany: Letters; News of Interest; Polish Pronunciation; Glossary

Volume II, Number 3, Seventh Issue , published in Summer 1998, partial contents:

  • Conjectural Surnames, by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Jewish Given Names in Cyrillic, by Warren Blatt
  • A Kaddish Deferred, a story of a journey through Staszow, by Jack Goldfarb
  • Kielce Yizkor Book index, by Alan Hirshfeld
  • Radom Adventure, by Lowell Ackerman
  • Polish-Jewish Genealogy - Questions and Answers, by Warren Blatt
  • USC Experiences, by Warren Blatt and Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in Olkusz, 1827-1850, by Robert Heyman
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages and deaths in Wolanow, 1826-1845, by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in Bogoria, 1848-1860, by Warren Blatt
  • Plus: Letters; Glossary; Polish pronunciation guide; maps; and other news

Volume II, Number 4, Eighth Issue, published in October 1998, partial contents:

  • Address Book of Radom for 1932, by Lena Fiszman
  • 19th-Century Juvenile Mortality: A Statistical Study, by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • The Ozarow Cemetery, by Norman Weinberg
  • Pinczow Synagogue Restoration, by Sam Gruber
  • Index vs. Extract vs. Translation, by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • The Synagogue in Chmielnik, by Jerzy Baranowski, translated from the Polish by Gordon McDaniel
  • Przytyk Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1831-1836, by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis. Includes Bialobrzegi, Wyszmierzyce and surrounding villages
  • Jedrzejow Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1875-1884, by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Letters: Ilza extracts in progress; Microfilms of Opoczno Jewish vital records for 1826-1860; surname variations, occupation clues in Beider's dictionaries; Klimontow Shtetl CO-OP

Volume III (1999)

Volume III, Number 1, Ninth Issue, published in January 1999, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the city of Checiny, 1868-1884, transcribed from the Russian by Dolores Lee Ring
  • The Jewish Settlement in Checiny, by Marian Paulewicz
  • Hidden Treasures in Polish Vital Records, by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Yizkor Books for our Region, by Warren Blatt
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the city of Radom, 1810-1825, extracted by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the town of Ilza, 1850-1865, extracted by Carolynne Veffer. Includes Wierzbnik, Wachock and several neighboring villages
  • Miscellany: Polish Pronunciation; Glossary; index to all localities and articles in Volumes I and II

Volume III, Number 2, 10th Issue, published in April 1999, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the city of Przedborz, 1810-1846, transcribed from the Polish by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Przedborz, Poland - September 1998, by Jeff Donsky
  • "Kin's Lost Gravestone Unearthed by Polish Town", by Jack Goldfarb
  • Nineteenth Century Occupations, by Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in Bogoria, 1826-1877, extracted by Warren Blatt
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in Bogoria, 1826-1847, extracted by Jerry Tepperman
  • A Journey to Radom, by Marc Weinman
  •  Necrology from the Staszow Yizkor Book, transliterated from the Yiddish by Steven Weiss
  • Letters: Information on Sandomierz; new Polish provinces; Jewish Vital Records for Ksiaz Wielki: video of Chmielnik
  • Miscellany: Polish Pronunciation; Glossary; Chart of Polish Vital Records: years, languages and locations; information on the Seminar on Jewish Genealogy in New York

Volume III, Number 3, 11th Issue, published in July 1999, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the city of Chmielnik, 1876-1884, transcribed from the Russian by David Price
  • The Synagogue in Klimontow", by Adam Penkalla, translated from the Polish by Gwido Zlatkes
  • Polish State Archives in Sandomierz, photographs by Stanley Diamond
  • Jewish Records Indexing Poland - Polish State Archives Project
  • Biuletyn Zydowskiego Instytutu Historycznego w Polsce, the Bulletin of the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births and marriages in Klimontow, 1826-1839, extracted by Ronald Greene
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths in Pinczow, 1810-1825, extracted by Heshel Teitelbaum
  • Necrology from the Opatow Yizkor Book, transliterated from the Yiddish by Steven Weiss
  • Miscellany: Polish Pronunciation; Glossary

Volume III, Number 4, 12th Issue, published in October 1999, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the city of Radoszyce, 1810-1884, transcribed from the Polish and Russian by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Jewish soldiers killed, wounded or missing in the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905, by Boris Feldblyum. Includes a list from Kielce and Radom gubernias
  • Chmielnik Research, by Irwin Gordon (YaShad)
  • "The Jewish Population in the Towns in Sandomierz Province in the Second Half of the Seventeenth Century" , by Zenon Guldon
  • The Lagover Mutual Benefit Society Cemetery, by Sid Orfus and Max Katchky
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in Sobkow, 1810-1838, extracted by Warren Blatt
  • "A Memorial Day in Staszow", by Jack Goldfarb
  • An Outline of the History of the Jews of Szydlowiec, by E. Lifshutz, translated from the Yiddish by Max Rosenfeld
  • Wolbrom Marriages, 1810-1825, by Robert E. Heyman
  •  Index of all articles in Volumes I-III

Volume IV (2000)

Volume IV, Number 1, 13th Issue, published in February 2000, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the city of Kielce, 1868-1884, transcribed from the Russian by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the town of Olkusz, 1851-1870, extracted by Robert Heyman
  • The Jews in a Polish Private Town: The Case of Opatow in the 18th Century, by Gershon David Hundert, reviewed by Mark Froimowitz
  • Dzialoszyce Yizkor Book - Table of Contents and Necrology, translated from the Hebrew by David Goldman
  • A Radom Memoir: "It Must Never Happen Again", by Henry Zagdanski
  • Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen, Volume VII - Lublin and Kielce Districts, a brief review
  • JRI-PL News Update
  • JRI-PL 1929 Business Directory Project, by Stanley Diamond
  • Excerpts from the Zwolen Yizkor Book, edited by Berl Kagan, "The Quiet Times: Jews in Zwolen - The Years Before World War II", translated from the Yiddish by Adah Fogel
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths in the town of Szydlow, 1854-1867, transcribed from the Polish by Warren Blatt

Volume IV, Number 2, 14th Issue, published in April 2000, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the city of Szczekociny, 1847-1866, transcribed by Leah Jordan Bisel
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the town of Przedborz, 1847-1854, extracted by Dolores Lee Ring
  • "Ostrowiec: The Witches Survived, the Jews are Dead", by Harry Stein
  • The Jewish Settlement in Jedrzejow before 1914, by Stanislaw Wiech, translated from the Polish by Gordon McDaniel
  • Bibliography on Polish-Jewish Genealogical Research, by Warren Blatt
  • News and Notes: Notice of the Kielce-Radom SIG Family Finder; Information about the IAJGS Conference in Salt Lake City
  • Excerpts from the Zwolen Yizkor Book, edited by Berl Kagan, "The Quiet Times: Jews in Zwolen - The Years Before World War II", translated from the Yiddish by Adah Fogel, continued from last issue
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages and deaths in the town of Daleszyce, 1810-1825 and 1847-1870, transcribed from the Polish and Russian by Dolores Lee Ring
  • A Personal Research Breakthrough, by Warren Blatt

Volume IV, Number 3, 15th Issue, published in July 2000, partial contents

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the city of Chmielnik, 1876-1884, transcribed by David Price
  • Introduction to Ksiegi Metrykalne i Stanu Cywilnego w Archiwach Panstwowe w Polsce [Metrical and Civil Registration Books in the Polish State Archives], by Hanna Krajewska, translated from the Polish by Dr. George Alexander
  • Kielce Journey, by Todd Lefkowitz
  • Death Comes in Yellow: Skarzysko-Kamienna Slave Labor Camp, by Felicja Karay
  • Books of Residence (Ksiegi Ludnosci) and other Books of Registration, by Fay Bussgang
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths in Klimontow, 1826-1853, extracted by Ronald Greene
  • Miscellany: Map of the Kielce-Radom region, with powiat (district) borders, 1867-1917; Notes on Vital records recorded in other towns; Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary

Volume IV, Number 4, 16th Issue, published in October 2000, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the city of Checiny, 1850-1867, transcribed from the Polish by Dolores Lee Ring
  • This Was Once My Family's Home - A Visit to Stopnica, by Edward Yutkowitz
  • From the Radom Archives Catalog: Preface, History of the Archives, Description of Holdings, translated from the Polish by Gwido Zlatkes, translation edited by Warren Blatt
  • Ozrower Mutual Benefit Society Cemetery, Toronto. List of burials in Ozarow landsmanshaft plot in Mount Sinai Memorial Park, 1936-2000, provided by Sheldon Weiser. Transcription of Holocaust Monument in Ozrower section, photographed by Lucy Shiffman Sadowski, transcribed from the Yiddish by Warren Blatt
  • Excerpts from the Kielce Yizkor Book, edited by Pinchas Tzitron, translated from Yiddish by Fred Cutter and Mark Froimowitz
  • Book Notes: In Their Words: A Genealogists's Translation Guide to Polish, German, Latin and Russian Documents. Volume I: Polish, by Jonnathan Shea and William Hoffman
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths in the town of Ksiaz Wielki, 1826-1867, transcribed from the Polish by Robert Heyman
  • Miscellany: Overview chart of Jewish vital records in Russian Poland, 1808-1842; List of Contributors for 2000; Polish Pronunciation Guide; Glossary
  • Index of all articles in Volumes I-IV

Volume V (2001)

Volume V, Number 1, 17th Issue, published in January 2001, partial contents:

  • "Personnel Records of Rabbis of Radom Gubernia, 1867-1914", by Adam Penkalla, translated from the Polish by Gordon McDaniel
  • Kielce-Radom landsmanshaftn records at YIVO, by Debra Braverman
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the city of Radoszyce, 1851-1884, transcribed from the Polish and Russian by Dolores Lee Ring
  • "Hitting a Moving Target - My Danziger-Naiman Ancestry", by Robert Heyman
  • Book Notes: Documents Concerning Jews in the Radom State Archives (1815-1950), compiled by Adam Penkalla
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages and deaths in the town of Olkusz, 1810-1825, extracted by Robert Heyman
  • Pinczow - from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen, A history of the Jewish community of Pinczow ("Pinchev"), by Rachel Grossbaum-Pasternak, translated from the Hebrew by Jerry Tepperman
  • Excerpt from the Chmielnik Yizkor Book - "The History of Jews in Chmielnik", by Dr. N. M. Gelber, translated from the Yiddish by Mark Froimowitz
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in Bogoria, 1861-1869, by Warren Blatt
  • Miscellany: Map of the Kielce-Radom region, with powiat (district) borders, 1867-1917; Letters; Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary

Volume V, Number 2, 18th Issue, published in April 2001, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the town of Przedborz, 1855-1886, extracted by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Special section on Stopnica
  • Radom Archives Catalog Excerpts, translated from the Polish by Gordon McDaniel
    " The Last Impressions of my Home Town, by Abe Zuckerman, translated from the Yiddish by Vivian Glass Felsen
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the city of Radom, 1842-1884, by Florence Weingram
  • Busko Zdroj: Where my Father Vactioned in the 1920s, by Selig A. (Sy) Taubenblatt

Volume V, Number 3, 19th Issue, published in June 2001, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the town of Szczekociny, 1847-1865, extracted by Leah Jordan Bisel
  • Special section on Lagow
  • "Surname Variations in early 19th-century Olkusz, by Robert Heyman
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in Klimontow, 1840-1865, extracted by Ronald Greene
  • Extracts of all Jewish births in Staszow, 1864, extracted by Jean-Pierre Stroweis
  • "Jewish Organizations in Kielce Province (1918-1939)", by Maria Kaczmarkiewicz, translated from the Polish by Gwido Zlatkes
  • Articles from Evreiskaia Entsiklopediia, translated from the Russian by Gordon McDaniel
  • Miscellany: Cyrillic alphabet chart; Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary

Volume V, Number 4, 20th Issue, published in October 2001, partial contents:

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the town of Ksiaz Wielki, 1847-1865, extracted by Shabsa Lis. Includes Miechow, Slomniki and numerous small villages
  • Special section on Opatow
  • Restoring the Cemetery of Ozarow, by Dr. Norman L. Weinberg
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths in the city of Chmielnik, 1876-1884, transcribed from the Russian by David Price
  • The Lis and Lubliner Families and the Riddle of the Slomnik Records, by Shabsa Lis
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the city of Opoczno, 1848-1851, transcribed from the Polish by Debra J. Kay. Includes Drzewica, Gielnow, Odrzywol and many surrounding villages
  • JRI-Poland - Pinczow Archives Project, by Susan Javinsky
  • Miscellany: List of Contributors for 2001; Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary
  • Index of all articles in Volumes I-IV

Volume VI (2002)

Volume VI, Number 1, 21st Issue, published in January 2002, partial contents:

  • Towns in Kielce and Radom Gubernias - Updated, by Warren Blatt
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the city of Konskie, 1860-1884, transcribed from the Polish and Russian by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Konskie - from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen, A History of the Jewish Community of Konskie ("Kinsk"), by Danuta Dabrowski and Abraham Wein, translated from the Hebrew by Judy Montel
  • Konskie - transcription of the 1929 Business Directory
  • Konskie Landsmanshaft Cemeteries, transcribed by Al Yuhasz
  • "Bringing It all Back Home: The Journey to Zawichost", by Margie Newman
  • Restoring the Cemetery of Ozarow - Part II, by Dr. Norman L. Weinberg, Mark Milgrom and Marek Lipsztajn
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in Ilza, 1866-1877, by David Price
  • Miscellany: Map of the Kielce-Radom region, with powiat (district) borders, 1867-1917; Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary

Volume VI, Number 2, 22nd Issue, published in April 2002

  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages and deaths in the city of Pilica, 1808-1825, transcribed from the Polish by Robert E. Heyman
  • "A Visit to Piltz", by Sonia Pressman Fuentes
  • Pilica - from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen, A History of the Jewish community of Pilica ("Piltz"), by Shmuel Levin and Wila Orbach, translated from the Hebrew by Judy Montel
  • 1932 Radom Address Book, transcribed by Lena Fiszman
  • Sara's Children: The Destruction of Chmielnik, by Suzan E. Hagstrom, reviewed by Howard B. Zakai
  • Checiny Jewish Birth and Marriage Record Extractions, 1826-1833, by Dolores Ring and Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis

Volume VI, Number 3, 23rd Issue, published in July 2002, partial contents:

  • "The Time of Pioneers - The Jewish Community in Kielce, 1863-1904", by Krzysztof Urbanski, translated from the Polish by Gwido Zlatkes
  • Kielce - from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen, A history of the Jewish community of Kielce ("Keltz"), by Daniel Blatman
  • The History of Anti-Semitism in Kielce During the Holocaust Era, by Rivka Schiller
    " Sefer-Beit HaChaim - 1,422 tombstone inscriptions from the Jewish cemetery on Kielce, 1870-1920
  • A Prenumerantn (pre-subscriber) list of Kielce residents
  • Sources for Jewish History in the State Archives in Kielce:, by Romana Guldon
  • Surnames from Slownik Historii Kieleckich Zydow, compiled by Dolores Ring
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in Ozarow, 1870-1884, transcribed from the Russian by David Price
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births in the city of Radom, 1845-1848, by Florence Weingram

Volume VI, Number 4, 24th Issue, published in October 2002

  • Wachock - A Record and Remembrance, compiled by Rafael Feferman
  • Wachock ("Vankhotsk"), Dzialoszyce ("Zaloshitze") - from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen, A history of these two Jewish communities, by Shmuel Levin and Daniel Blatman, translated from the Hebrew by Judy Montel
  • Wachock, Dzialoszyce - transcription of the 1929 Business Directory
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in Dzialoszyce, 1862-1865, transcribed from the Polish by Susan Javinsky
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in Klimontow, 1840-1865, extracted by Ronald Greene
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages and deaths in Malogoszcz, 1844-1867, transcribed from the Polish by Dolores Ring
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths in Sobkow, 1810-1838, extracted by Warren Blatt
  • Index of all articles in Volumes I-VI

Volume VII (2003)

Volume VII, Number 1, 25th Issue, published in January 2003

  • Jedrzejow --- from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen, A history of the Jewish community of Jedrzejow (Yiddish "Yendjev", Russian "Andre'ev"), by Rachel Grossbaum-Pasternak, translated from the Hebrew by Judy Montel
  • The Jews of Jedrzejow 1862-1914, Part II: Participation of the Jews in the Economic Life of the Town", by Stanislaw Wiech, translated from the Polish by Gordon McDaniel
  • Jedrzejow Yizkor Book - Table of Contents and Necrology. Table of Contents translated from the Hebrew and Yiddish by Judy Montel, Necrology transliterated from the Hebrew by Warren Blatt
  • Jedrzejow - transcription of the 1929 Business Directory
  • "Conferences, Coincidences, Connections = Genealogy", by Betty Provizer Starkman
  • Towns in Kielce and Radom Gubernias, compiled by Warren Blatt and Perets Mett
  • JRI-Poland - Radom and Starachowice Archives Project, by Jeffrey Geizhals
  • JRI-Poland - Sandomierz Archives Project, by Suzanne Waxman
  • Sandomierz ("Tzuzmir") - from Evreiskaia Entsiklopediia, translated from the Russian by Gordon McDaniel
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the city of Wloszczowa, 1858-1884, transcribed from the Russian and Polish by Dolores Lee Ring
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages and deaths in the city of Opoczno, 1848-1851, transcribed from the Polish by Debra J. Kay. Includes Drzewica, Gielnow, Odrzywol and many surrounding villages

Volume VII, Number 2, 26th Issue, published in April 2003, partial contents:

  • "Sources for Jewish History of the 17th-20th Centuries in the Polish State Archives's Radom Branch", by Sebastian Piatkowsky, translated from the Polish by Wlodzimierz Rozenbaum
  • Chmielnik - from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen. A history of the Jewish community of Chmielnik, by Daniel Blatman, translated from the Hebrew by Shlomo Wygodny
  • Chmielnik Yizkor Book - Necrology
  • Chmielnik - Surnames from Vital Records 1885-1900
  • Chmielnik - 1929 Business Directory, transcribed by Warren Blatt
  • The Castle on the Hill - In Memory - Ilza, by Betty Provizer Starkman
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the town of Ilza, 1866-1877, extracted by David Price. Includes Wierzbnik, Wachock and Starachowice
  • Complete extract of all Jewish birth, marriages and deaths for the town of Secemin, 1846-1865, extracted from the Polish by Leah Bisel
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish birth records from the town of Konskie, 1872-1884, extracted from the Russian by Dolores Ring
  • Miscellany: Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary

Volume VII, Number 3, 27th Issue, published in July 2003, partial contents:

  • Poland Jewish Cemeteries Restoration Project - An Update and Appeal to Genealogists, by Dr. Norman Weinberg
  • Zwolen - from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen. A history of the Jewish community of Zwolen, by Daniel Blatman
  • Zwolen - 1929 Business Directory, transcribed by Warren Blatt
  • Kielce Ghetto Memories of Mildred (Manya) Fefferman-Wasoff, by Elliot Cohen, M.D.
  • Staszow Chronicle - Dates and Events, compiled by Elhanan Erlich, translated from the Hebrew by Chana Tuchman
  • "The Stones of Staszow", by Jack Goldfarb
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the town of Zwolen, 1826-1877, extracted from the Polish and Russian by David Price
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish birth records from the town of Radoszyce, 1826-1850, extracted by Dolores Ring
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages and deaths for the village of Ogrodzieniec, 1808-1825, extracted by Robert Heyman
  • Miscellany: Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary; Contributors 2003

Volume VII, Number 4, 28th Issue, published in October 2003, partial contents:

  • Sobkow - from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen. A history of the Jewish community of Sobkow, by Rachel Grossbaum-Pasternak
  • Sobkow - 1929 Business Directory, transcribed by Warren Blatt
  • "Staszow Skeletons - Redemption in a Graveyard", by Jack Goldfarb
  • Radom 1930 Address Book, transcribed by Lena Fiszman
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the town of Sobkow, 1839-1884, extracted from the Polish and Russian by Dolores Ring
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages and deaths for the town of Gowarczow, 1826-1859, extracted from the Polish by Greg Tuckman and Dolores Ring
  • Miscellany: Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary; Photos from Washington DC IAJGS Conference, July 2003
  • Index of all articles in Volumes I-VII

Volume VIII (2004)


Volume VIII, Number 1, 29th Issue, published in Winter 2004, partial contents:

  • Iwaniska - from Pinkas HaKehillot - Polen. A history of the Jewish community of Iwaniska, by Shmuel Levin and Rachel Grossbaum-Pasternak
  • Iwaniska - 1929 Business Directory, transcribed by Warren Blatt
  • The Iwansk Project - by Norton Taichman
  • Staszow Tombstone Inscriptions - Translated by Hanna Jacobsohn-Kahanoff
  • Wloszczowa - Table of Contents from "Vlotsheve - Jews of Wloszczowa 1867-1942", by Edyta Gawron
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages in the town of Opatow, 1836-1854, extracted from the Polish by David Price
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births, marriages and deaths for the town of Bodzentyn, 1869-1884, extracted from the Russian by Dolores Ring
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths for the town of Dzialoszyce, 1856-1861, extracted from the Polish by Susan Javinsky
  • Miscellany: Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary

Volume VIII, Number 2, 30th Issue, published in Spring 2004, partial contents:

  • Przedborz - Necrology from Przedborz Yizkor Book, transliterated from the Hebrew/Yiddish by Mike Meshenberg
  • Przedborz - 1929 Business Directory, transcribed by Debra Kay
  • Moishe's Family Society of Radom - by Greg Tuckman
  • Chmielnik - Yizkor Book Table of Contents, translated by Sharon and Isi Lehrer
  • Chmielnik - Yizkor Book -The Chmielniker Rav by Rabbi Avraham-Aharon Price, translated by Isi Lehrer
  • Chmielnik - Rabbis from "LeToldot HaKehilot BePolin" by R. Tsvi HaLevy Ish Hurwitz, translated from the Hebrew by Shlomo Wygodny
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish deaths in the town of Klimontow, 1854-1867, prepared by Ronald Greene
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish births for the town of Klimontow, 1870-1883, extracted from the Polish by David Price
  • Complete extracts of all Jewish marriages for the town of Klimontow, 1826-1865, extracted from the Polish by Florence Weingram
  • Miscellany: Polish pronunciation guide; Glossary