Re: [Cz-L] Robert Burton's Comment on "The Jewish Hospital in Czernowitz"

From: Josefine Koch <>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:34:47 -0700
To: "Winters, Stephen" <>
Reply-To: Josefine Koch <>

My father Artur Kula knew Sali and Max Kula from Tel Aviv . They both
studied medicine in Italy .
They were somehow related - something like maybe third cousins
definitely not closer than that .

On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 3:35 PM, Winters, Stephen
<> wrote:
> It may be coincidence but my father had a cousin sali who was married to a physician, Max Kula.He comes from the region being discussed and studied medicine in Italy . He practiced medicine in Israel. At the time of his death he lived on Rechov Remez in Tel Avi . Please let me know if there is any connection.
> Stephen
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Mar 29, 2017, at 3:12 PM, Josefine Koch <> wrote:
>> Dear Mr Burton ,
>> For more information about the Kula family in Rarancze you should
>> check out the Jewish Taxpayer book Chernowitz from 1784 . The name
>> originally was probably - Kullo then Kulla and eventually Kula . The
>> historical trail you describe is exactly the one I always heard about
>> . My grandfather Josef Kula , had four siblings , three sisters and
>> one brother , he was the oldest son and so inherited most of the land
>> his younger brother inherited 25 %. After Josef married his first
>> cousin , my grandmother Dora who's first husband died and she was left
>> with a two year old girl - he and his brother and Dora - who was an
>> only child ( and inherited a lot of land from her father -Hersh Kula )
>> sold all the land to somebody from the family around 1905 . ( Maybe to
>> Max Kula ? ) .They moved to Czernowitz and my grandfather together
>> with Emil Korn (also family ) established a big export import
>> business , They even owned plantations in Sumatra. His sons , my
>> father and uncle, studied medicine in France and Italy . My
>> grandfather died 1934 . My parents and my grandmother Dora survived
>> Transdnistria and eventually moved to Israel . My uncle stayed in
>> France were he died in 1984 . My grandfather's sisters were lucky and
>> moved to the USA before the Holocaust . I traced most of my family ,
>> the only one whose trail I lost are the descendants of Clara Kula my
>> grandfather oldest sister - she married a layer - Colombo Fishler and
>> moved to the USA around 1920 , they lived in Florida . ( Anybody
>> related to them ?).
>> Indeed , a very long trail . Th
>> Josefine

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