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Added a new essay, on the Goldberg-Herman family, who married into the Silbernadels, at the end of World War II. - 29 Oct 2012

Re-organized the menu, adding an Essays item. Improved the logo, in the header. Added essay on Shtetl Life. - 18 May 2011

Added map of the East End of London in 1922 - 17 May 2011

Added map of the spread of Zylbernadels, in 19th Century Poland - 16 May 2011

I have added the history, as complete as it is, so far and started to add documentation, scans of records, files downloaded from various genealogical resource sites and photographs.

I have also added a family tree from FamilyEcho and started to make some use of the Joaktree component, built by fellow Amsterdam resident, fellow Jew and fellow Joomla enthusiast, Niels van Dantzig.

The work is still in progress...

21st Century - The genes beyond the name


Harry Yaskiel (wife Annie) died 12 April - Toronto, Canada


Kumo Nala, son of Librani and Guido born - November - Amsterdam


Loretta H. Yaskiel (father Harry; mother Annie) died 11 March - North York, Ontario, Canada


The last two living people, as of date of publication, who were born with a variant of the Zylbernadel name, are Annie Saber nee Silverneedle, in Toronto and Lewis Arnold Selby, in London, who was born as a Silbernadel, but officially acquired his father's change of name, as he was an infant, at the time.