Wolinsky, Vilonski, Wilinsky, Wilensky, Vilensky most of whom lived between Mir and Minsk in Belarus before 1903
family of a Joseph Schiff who lived in Belarus, Russia before 1900
family of Ida Shvarts or Shvartz in Mir area of Belarus, Russia before 1900 (not sure of her Hebrew name)
Rabbi Dr. David Petegorsky, my mother's cousin and executive director of the American Jewish Congress, New York and Ottawa
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Belarus and vicinity possibly Lithuania
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
writing a family history called the Ottawa Wolinskys. at the Centre of World Jewry, since they were pioneers of religious Zionism in the first half of the 20th century. Key figures were Hyman Bessin, Rachel Bessin, Rabbi Dr. David Petegorsky, and also Joseph Wolinsky, Marion Bessin and NachmanSokol
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