Guest book

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11 entries.
David Meyers David Meyers from Baltimore, MD wrote on July 19, 2023 at 11:29 am
Thank you to The Forward and Beth Harpaz for a wonderful story of the Kehillat Israel Cemetery and all who made and continue to carry the legacy forward. I was reminded of the day my mother, Shirley (Sovel) Meyers was buried there several years ago. On that day, I was riding with the funeral director in the hearse that carried her coffin. As we entered the cemetery and proceeded toward her burial plot, he remarked (paraphrasing) β€œGoing down this driveway always reminds me of going down the main streets of Shenandoah and Frackville (the neighboring town where I grew up, whose Jewish community shared the cemetery). The names on the headstones are the same ones as the stores on the main streets.”
Lynn Sweet Lynn Sweet from Shenandoah, Pa wrote on July 19, 2023 at 1:54 am
Proud to continue the Sweet Legacy through my children, and continue the works of my ancestry and lineage. Good website. πŸ™‚
Jerry Director Jerry Director from Glen Allen, Virginia wrote on July 19, 2023 at 1:45 am
Thanks for the wonderful website. Brought back many memories of growing up in Shenandoah.
Donna Donna wrote on July 13, 2023 at 1:20 pm
Thank you for preserving this important part of your region's history.
Norman L. Gilinsky Norman L. Gilinsky from Woodinville, Washington wrote on July 12, 2023 at 1:31 pm
I read today’s (7/12/2023) article in the Forward with interest and, from there, visited the Shenandoah Hebrew Cemetery web site. What a wonderful tribute to the Jewish community. The documentation of obituaries, biographies, and memorials tells the story of a vibrant community, filled with the joys and sorrows of life. The history of the Shenandoah Jewish community is secure.
Aileen Kroll Aileen Kroll from Greenbelt, Md wrote on July 12, 2023 at 1:22 pm
I'm so delighted that this important part of Jewish history was published by the Forward. Have you reached out to YIVO about archiving the Yiddish minutes? I'm happy to help.
Ivy Pollack Levine Ivy Pollack Levine from Hbg wrote on June 28, 2023 at 9:09 pm
This website is the closest detailed story and picture we have of what was once a thriving Jewish Community in the coal regions. Ian, you have created the legacy our families have hoped for. Cindy, many thanks for your time and help. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Abbey Supowitz Goldstein Abbey Supowitz Goldstein from Harrisburg Pa wrote on June 28, 2023 at 5:53 pm
Fantastic website...kudos to Ian and Cindy for a job well done! Memories shall live on....
Ilene Davison Ilene Davison from Mount Vernon, N.Y. wrote on June 28, 2023 at 1:28 pm
What an experience to visit 'Memory Lane' in Shenandoah! Thank you, Ian and Cindy!
Janice Apple Malett Janice Apple Malett wrote on June 28, 2023 at 11:18 am
The website is wonderful.
Cindy Eisner Cindy Eisner wrote on June 21, 2023 at 10:24 am
Welcome all to the new guest book
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