Aaron Israel Ginsburg

Contact me My name is Aaron Ginsburg. I live in Foxboro, Massacusetts. Much of my time is spent preserving the memory of the Jewish community of Dokshitsy, a small town now in Belarus, near where my father Maurice was born. In May, 2008 I went to Dokshitsy to attend the dedication of the restored Jewish cemetery. This project has consumed me since November 2, 2007 when I learned that the town of Dokshitsy had started the restoration, and done a good job. My entire life prepared me for this project. Go to The Friends of Jewish Dokshitsy for more information including a brief video. A Dokshitsy Diaspora Reunion took place in Warwick, Rhode Island in 2010, and in Scarsdale, NY in 2014. As part of my family research, I am acting as a clearing house for Jewish families named Pokross ( Pokrassa). Visit yousaypokrassa to see how a family was reunited after 70 years.I am a member of the Cirlin-Ginzburg and Kusinitz families from Dokshitsy and nearby Parafianov. I am also a member if the Pokross family from Gorodishche, Ukraine and the Karnovsky family from Ignatovka,Ukraine, which is 13 miles from Kiev. I grew up Newport RI. At the time I think I was related to much of Jewish Newport.

If you are looking for help with your family history, I have had very good luck, and lots of experience.

I am strongly opposed to exhibits of plasticized "real" human bodies, which I consider an affront to human dignity. See stopbodyworlds I have been encouraged by people all over the world in this effort, and have made many friends in this endeavor from all over the US and Canada, and also in Germany, The Netherlands, and Australia and have been able to reach many.

When I lived in Sharon Massachusetts I was active in Temple Israel. At Temple Israel remembrances composed by Temple members about communities affected by the Holocaust are read during Yizkor. I came up with the idea of posting them on the Temple web site, and accomplished this with the help of many including Donna Carver and Wendy Abelman.Sukkahs of the world is devoted to pictures of sukkahs from Sharon to Shanghai, and from Boston to Beijing. I created my first Sukkah site in 2005 about the sukkahs in Sharon, MA and also a modest hannukah site. Sharon, Massachusetts is one of the most Jewish places in the world. Don't you think it should have a home page? I co-chaired a Naomi Shemer memorial event at Temple Israel.

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