how many of us are really here?
how many still talk with family in poland and have direct contact?
- I'm a Jew of Jewish-Polish and Slovakian-Polish descent.
- I have Jewish (Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, Slovakian, Austrian, Hungarian), Slovakian-Polish, and Irish, French, Belgian, German, Scottish, English, and Spanish blood. The French-Belgian-German and Spanish bloods could well be Ashkenazi
- I'm estranged from my dad's family for the most part, but I keep many of the Jewish (not the assimilationist) traditions.
- What else would you like to know?
My grandfather came here in 1905.
Who was your granddad? We might be related. A whole group of my family--the Chernetskis, Andrulewiczes, Daniłowiczes, and Morgiewiczes--came to PA (mostly Luzerne County), NJ (mostly Hudson County), and (I guess) NY to flee the pogroms and live as Anusim