Re: [Cz-L] Chernivtsi city archives

From: Miriam Taylor <>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 07:10:57 -0400
To: Helene Spacek <>, Czernowitz <>
Reply-to: Miriam Taylor <>

Miriam (Mimi) Taylor <>

Helene Spacek has asked about getting information from the city archives
of Chernivtsi. Does anyone have their address?
Helen, I think that once you get the address, you will need to find someone
who can write to them in Ukrainian.


> Thank you to all~
> for your comments concerning my question about Jews and non Jews speaking
> Yiddish. I have been wondering for some years now.
> Mimi,
> How do I go about writing to the archives in Chernivtsi? I appreciate your
> help. Thanks so much.
> Helene Spacek
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Miriam Taylor" <>
> To: "Daniel Dubowy" <>; "Helene Spacek" <>
> Cc: "Czernowitz" <>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 7:51 PM
> Subject: Re: Re[2]: [Cz-L] yiddish
>> Miriam (Mimi) Taylor <>
>> Non-Jews who lived close to Jews, or worked for them,
>> spoke fluent Yiddish, just as Jews often spoke fluent Ruthenian.
>> It was very much a multilingual society.
>> Helen, If you want to know whether your grandfather was Jewish,
>> you could write to the archives in Chernivtsi and obtain a copy
>> of his birth certificate.
>> Birth certificates of the Austrian Period, contain information
>> from which you might deduce the religion of your grandfather's parents.
>> Mimi
> -snip-
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