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Family History Writing Challenge, Day 9: Back in the USSR

Family History Writing Challenge, Day 9: Back in the USSR

It’s hard to believe that, after spending eight days with him, I’m ending my journey with Ezriel. At least for now. There are many questions still to be answered, including the one I posed yesterday — i.e., how Ezriel met his wife, Ernestyna. Another thing I’d like to know: Why did Ezriel decide to transferContinue Reading

Family History Writing Challenge, Day 8: When Ezriel Met Ernestyna

Family History Writing Challenge, Day 8: When Ezriel Met Ernestyna

It turns out Ezriel Kornmehl married well. Mazel tov. His wife, the former Ernestyna Karp, didn’t do too badly either. The History of the Jews of Jaslo says of the couple: [Ezriel] was the son in law of Mordechai Karp and a doctor. He was the only Jewish doctor to work for the general governmentalContinue Reading