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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #30 on: March 01, 2021, 12:18:56 AM »
I think ddf would be a good topic for an article in ami/ mishpacha .
Exploring the various threads and personalities within. The scuffles and random chesed things makes for an interesting read for those who donít read the forums
I don't know about a wide article, but I can definitely see "How an Antique Sidder Found its Way Home," with the contents of this thread in it.

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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #31 on: March 01, 2021, 12:31:35 AM »
I don't know about a wide article, but I can definitely see "How an Antique Sidder Found its Way Home," with the contents of this thread in it.
the granddaughter is also a writer and she said sheís planning to write up something in a magazine

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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #32 on: March 01, 2021, 12:33:09 AM »
I don't know about a wide article, but I can definitely see "How an Antique Sidder Found its Way Home," with the contents of this thread in it.
it would be a tour of the forums . Couple of stops here and there w stories of items returned to owners and ppl getting help booking hotels in the middle of the night stranded at an airport. How they have dedicated threads for  practically every county in america w shul/food and best photography spots advice.
Questions as diverse as credit cards, best way to smoke meat, accounting advise , and how to make a vlookup.
Then the main part of the article could talk about the UPS method. 😀
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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #33 on: March 01, 2021, 12:34:28 AM »
the granddaughter is also a writer and she said sheís planning to write up something in a magazine
she must give a background of what this forums does besides return ancestral items. (Although Iíll admit this is probably the coolest thing that happens here)
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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #34 on: March 01, 2021, 12:37:15 AM »
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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #35 on: March 01, 2021, 12:38:32 AM »
(Although Iíll admit this is probably the coolest thing that happens here)
I would venture to say that this is probably cooler

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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #38 on: March 03, 2021, 02:01:08 PM »
Amazing story and great DDMS post! I wish I had seen this earlier, I love geneology puzzles.

I entered the DD story for posterity on the zeidy's profile on Geni
https://www.geni.com/people/Harav-Yissochor-Meyer-the-1st/6000000003229308535
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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #39 on: March 03, 2021, 02:03:45 PM »
Amazing story and great DDMS post! I wish I had seen this earlier, I love geneology puzzles.

I entered the DD story for posterity on the zeidy's profile on Geni
https://www.geni.com/people/Harav-Yissochor-Meyer-the-1st/6000000003229308535
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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #40 on: March 03, 2021, 02:05:49 PM »
Wow, just amazing
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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #41 on: March 03, 2021, 03:09:33 PM »
Your story's even better than the way it played out in real time!  You should be writing for that new magazine that @YitzyS mentioned once or twice.

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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #42 on: March 03, 2021, 04:37:15 PM »
Great story and job by DDFers! When I read it and saw that Rudi fought in the Battle of the Bulge as a frum American, I immediately thought of my wife's Zaidy who was also around that age and fought in the same battle (his autobiography is a great read). Then I saw the next line that his son is R' Yaakov Meyer from Denver and knew I heard the name before. Checked with my family in Denver - R' Meyer started the Aish community in Southeast Denver and used to hold classes in my in-laws house. He is responsible for making them religious. While I couldn't verify that our Zaidy knew Rudi (we don't think he's mentioned in the book), this is another nice DDF connection to the story.

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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #43 on: March 03, 2021, 08:20:49 PM »
great story!
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Re: Help Me Track Down an Old Siddurs Owner's Descendants.
« Reply #44 on: March 04, 2021, 12:11:01 PM »
I think ddf would be a good topic for an article in ami/ mishpacha .
Exploring the various threads and personalities within. The scuffles and random chesed things makes for an interesting read for those who donít read the forums
https://www.dansdeals.com/dansdeals-forums/thanks-ddf-141-year-old-siddur-family-tree-finds-way-back-home/#comment-1519499
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