62. 2021 – My Motherland

The years of our life are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty; yet their span is but toil and trouble; they are soon gone, and we fly away.

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1. Amir Bodenstein (AB), Tel Aviv, Israel, born – 17 May 1961
2. Batia Bodenstein (née Lopianski), Lithuania, born – 8 Jul 1929
3. Imanuelis Lopianskis, Kelme, Lithuania, born – 17 Jan 1930 (1)
4. Zacharie Lopianskis Family Lithuanian, passport – 25 Jan 1935
5. Batia Lopianski, Jacob Bodenstein, Israel, marriage – 14 Feb 1956
6. First search request, AB to LSHA – 9 Mar 2021
7. First search results, LSHA to AB – 20 May 2021
8. Bliuma Kalazites, Zacharie Lopianskis, marriage – 11 Feb 1927
9. lmanuelis Lopianskis, Kelme, Lithuania, born – 17 Jan 1930 (2)
10. Second search request, AB to LSHA – 25 May 2021
11. Second search results, LSHA to AB – 9 Jul 2021
12. Zacharie Mendelis Lopianskis, Rumsiskes, born – 30 Mar 1897
13. Third search request, AB to LSHA – 27 Jul 2021
14. AB to Yuval, Notary lawyer, Israel – 19 Aug 2021
15. Third search results, LSHA to AB – 14 Sep 2021
16. Zacharie Lopianskis, Lithuanian military pass – 15 Dec 1924
17. Zacharie Lopianskis, Lithuanian internal passport – 3 June 1925
18. Bliuma Lopiansky, Lithuanian internal passport – 25 Jan 1935
19. Fourth search request, AB to LCSA – 7 Dec 2021
20. Fifth search request, AB to LSA – 7 Dec 2021
21. Sixth search request, AB to LSHA – 17 Dec 2021
22. Sixth search results, LSHA to AB – 27 Dec 2021
23. Lithuanian family passport – notarised/Apostille – 30 Dec 2021
24. LCSA to AB – 6 Jan 2022
25. LSA to AB – 6 Jan 2022
26. AB to LSHA – 9 Jan 2022
27. AB to LCSA – 11 March 2022

1. Amir Bodenstein (AB), Israel, born – 17 May 1961

1.1. New South Wales, Australia driver license – 29 July 2025

22 Talbot Place, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011

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1.2. Israeli passport, expired – 8 Sep 2012

Issued on 9 Sep 2011 in Canberra, Australia and expired on 8 Sep 2012.

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1.3. Birth record, Hebrew language, Israel17 May 1961

Personal Name: Amir / Surname: Bodenstein / Father’s Personal Name: Jacob / Mother’s Personal Name: Batia / Mother’s Surname: Lopianski

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2. Batia Bodenstein, Lopianski, Lith., born – 8 Jul 1929

2.1. Israeli passport, issued – 4 Nov 1997

Date of Birth: 08/07/1929 / Nationality: Israeli / Place of Birth: Lithuania

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2.2. Israeli identity card, issued – 7 July 1986

Last Name: Bodenstein / First Name: Batia / Father’s Name: Menachem / Mother’s Name: Shoshana / Date of Birth: 8 July 1929 / Place of Birth: Lithuania

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3. Imanuelis Lopianskis, Lith., born – 17 Jan 1930 (1)

3.1. Birth record, Siauliai, Lithuania – 17 Jan 1930 (1)

Imanuelis Lopianskis was the younger brother of Ilenne Lopianskis who after her marriage to Jacob Bodenstein was named Batia Bodenstein.

Source: Dr Fridberg Clinc

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3.2. Hebrew translation into English

11 January 1935 / The Republic of Lita / The registration office of the personal status of Jews of the city of Siauliai / Birth certificate no. 5

Date and place of birth: 17 Jan 1930 in the town of Siauliai in the clinic of Dr Fridberg

Personal name: Emmanuel / Father’s name: Zacharia-Mendel Lopianski / Mothr name: Bliuma Klazyta / Father’s occupation: a merchant / Place of living: Kelme, Rumsiskes province / Nationality and citizenship: Jewish Lita

When and who performed the ceremony of giving the name: 24 January 1930

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4. Zacharie Lopianskis Family, passport – 25 Jan 1935

4.1. Zacharie Mendelis Lopianskis Lithuanian family passport

Name: Lopianskis Zacaris Mendelis / …

Visa to Palestine – Page 6 – 1`935

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5. Batia, Jacob Bodenstein, Isr., marriage – 12 Feb 1956

The husband
Last Name: Bodenstein / First Name: Jacob / Occupation: Clerk / Father’s Name: Shimon / Mother’s Name: Ayla / Date of Birth: 1928 / Father’s Occupation: Clerk / Place of residence: Jerusalem

The wife
Last Name: Lopianski / First Name: Batia / Occupation: Pharmacist / Father’s Name: Menachem / Mother’s Name: Shoshana / Date of Birth: 1929 / Father’s Occupation: Agent / Place of residence: Tel Aviv

5.1. Marriage record, Hebrew language, Israel

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6. First search request, AB to LSHA – 9 Mar 2021

6.1. AB to Hon. Consul of Lithuania, Sydney – 2 Mar 2021

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6.2. AB to Lithuanian State Historical Archives – 9 Mar 2021

Request for first search of records

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6.3. Registered mail

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6.4. AB to Hon. Consul of Lithuania, Sydney – 12 Mar 2021

Thank you letter to Ms Ginta Viliunas

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6.5. Lithuanian State Historical Archives to AB – 30 Apr 2021

Birth: Lopianska Ilene 1928 / Kelme

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6.6. AB to Lithuanian State Historical Archives – 4 May 2021

Payment advice

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6.7. Payment receipt

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7. First search results, LSHA to AB – 20 May 2021

7.1. Certificate P1-3004

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7.2. Ilenes (Ilene) Lopianskos birth record is not found

We would like to inform you that the metric books of Ilenes (Ilene) Lopianskos, the daughter of Zechario Mendelio, were not found in the metric books of the Jewish communities of Kelme and Siauliai in 1927-1929.

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7.3. Birth and Marriage records are found


We are sending copies of Imanuelio Lopianskio birth and the marriage record of Zacharie Mendelio Lopianskio and Bliumos Klazytes.

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8. Bliuma, Zacharie Lopianskis, marriage – 11 Feb 1927

8.1. Marrige recoerd, Siauliai is found

In the archive fund of Jewish communities, the book of marriage metrics of Jewish communities in Siauliai states that in 11 February 1927 Zacharie Mendelis Lopianskis, the son of Morducho Sajo (born in 1897 in Rumsiskes) and Bliuma Klazyte, daughter of Joselio Abelio (25 years old, born in 1921 in Vaiguvoje [Vaiguva]), married in Siauliai.

NOTE. Those young people are Lithuanian citizens of Jewish nationality.

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8.2. Marriage record (1)

Source: Lithuanian State Historical Archive

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8.3. Marriage record (2)

Marriage Place: Siauliai (uyezd), Kaunas (guberniya) / Groom name: Lopianskis (Lopianski), Zcharija Mendelis / Bride Name: Klazyte (Klaz), Bliuma / Groom Father: Morduchas Saja Kaciste (Kats) / Groom Mother: Hena Kaunas / Bride Father: Joselis Abelis Volkaite (Volk) / Bride Mother: Chaja Rocha / Place: Vaiguva / Groom Age: 1897 / Bride Age: 25

Rabbi: A. J. Nochumauskas / Witness 1: S. Kruminskis / Witness 2: Bencelis Keselis / Place Recorded: Siauliai / Year Recorded: 1927

Source: Lithuania Marriages and Divorces (Litvak SIG)

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9. lmanuelis Lopianskiu, Lith., born – 17 Jan 1930 (2)

9.1. Birth record of Imanuelis Lopianskiu, 17 found (2)

In the archive fund of Jewish communities, in the book of birth metrics of Siauliai Jewish communities, it is written that on 17 January 1930 Zechario Mendelio and Bliumos before marriage Klazaites Lopianskiu son was born in Siauliai by name Imanuelis.

NOTE. Parents are Lithuanian citizens of Jewish nationality.

Source: Lithuanian State Historical Archive

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9.2. Imanuelis Lopianskis birth record, Lithuania (2)

Source: Lithuanian State Historical Archive

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10. Second search request, AB to LSHA – 25 May 2021

10.1. Request for second search of records

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10.2. Search application form for AB’s grandfather

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10.3. Search application form for AB’s mother

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10.4. Lithuanian State Historical Archives to AB – 3 Jun 2021

Birth: Zacharie Mendelis Lopianskis; Ilenne Lopianskis

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10.5. Payment advice

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10.6. Payment receipt

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11. Second search results, LSHA to AB – 9 Jul 2021

11.1. Lithuanian State Historical Archives to AB

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11.2. Birth record of Ilenes (Ilenne) Lopianski not found

Re the archive certificate of birth

We report that the metric books of Ilenes (Ilenne) Lopianski, the daughter of Zacharo Mendelio (Zacharie Mendelis), were not found in the metric books of the Jewish communities of Siauliai in 1927-1932.

Head of Department
Ausra Rutuliene

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12. Zacharie Mendelis Lopianskis, born – 30 Mar 1897

12.1. Birth record of Zacbarie Mendelis Lopianskis found

In the archive fund of the Jewish communities of Kaunas province, in the book of metrics of birth of the Jewish community of Rumsiskis, it is written that on 30 March 1897 in Rumsiskese was born Mordchelio Sajos and Genos before the marriage (not mentioned in the surname) Lopiansku named Zcharie Mendel.

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12.2. Birth record, Kaunas, Ramiskes, Lithuania

Source: Lithuanian State Historical Archive

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13. Third search request, AB to LSHA – 27 Jul 2021

13.1. Request for third search of records

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13.2. Application form

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13.3. Lithuanian State Historical Archives to AB – 2 Aug 2021

Ilenne (Batia) Lopianskis (Lopianskiu, Lipianskio)

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13.4. AB to Lithuanian State Historical Archives – 12 Aug 2021

Payment advice

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13.5. Payment receipt

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14. AB to Yuval, Notary, Israel – 19 Aug 2021

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15. Third search results, LSHA to AB – 14 Sep 2021

15.1. Lithuanian State Historical Archives to AB

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15.2. Notice of birth record not found

Lithuanian State Historical Archives
On archive notices of birth

We would like to inform you that in 1928-1931 the metrics of Kaunas Jewish communities were not found in the books Ilenne (Ilenne, Batia) Lopianski, Zacharie Mendelis (Zacharia Mendel), the birth data of the daughter.

The History Archive of the State of Lithuania did not allow the Jewish communities of Rumsiskis to store a book of metrics during 1927-1931.

Departmental advisor,
Emsa Matusiene

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16. Zacharie Lopianskis, military pass – 15 Dec 1924

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17. Zacharie Lopianskis, internal passport – 3 June 1925

Address: Kaunas / Name: Lopianskis {Lopiansky], Zkharie Mendel / Age: born in 1897 / Place of Birth: Rumsiskes / Record Date: 3 June 1925 / Record Type: Internal Passport Card

Source: Lithuania Internal Passports Database, 1919-1940 (Litvak SIG)

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18. Bliuma Lopiansky, internal passport – 25 Jan 1935

Address: Kaunas / Name: Lopianskiene {Lopiansky], Bliuma / Maiden Name: Klazaite [Klaz] / Father: Iosel Abel / Age: 34 in 1935 / Place of Birth: Paprudzai, Siauliai uyezd / Record Date: 25 Jan 1935 / Record Type: Internal Passport Card

Source: Lithuania Internal Passports Database, 1919-1940 (Litvak SIG)

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19. Fourth search request, AB to LCSA – 7 Dec 2021

19.1. AB to Lithuanian Central State Archives

Request for fourth search of records

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19.2. Search application form for AB’s grandfather’s citizenship

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19.3. Names and surnames with spelling variations

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19.4. Airmail envelope

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19.5. Receipt

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20. Fifth search request, AB to LSA – 7 Dec 2021

20.1. AB to Lithuanian Special Archives

Request for fifth search of records

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20.2. Search application form for AB’s grandfather’s departure

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20.3. Names and surnames with spelling variations

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20.4. Airmail envelope

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20.5. Receipt

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21. Sixth search request, AB to LSHA – 17 Dec 2021

21.1. Request for sixth search of records

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21.2. Search application form for AB’s grandmother

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21.3. Names and surnames of family members

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22. Sixth search result, LSHA to AB – 27 Dec 2021

21.1. Lithuanian State Historical Archives to AB

The Lithuanian State Historical Archives do not maintain vital record books of Vaiguva, Uzventis (Užventis) and Saukenai (Šaukėnai) Jewish Communities for the year 1900 – 1902, so we cannot do the search for the birth record of Bliuma Klazyte (Klazaite, Klaz).

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23. Lith. fam. p’pt – notarised/Apostille – 30 Dec 2021

23.1. Lithuanian family passport – notarised copy with Apostille stamp

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24. LCSA to AB – 6 Jan 2022

24.1. LCSA to AB

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24.2. Instructions

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24.3 LCSA to AB follow up – 11 Jan 2021

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25. LSA to AB – 6 Jan 2022

25.1. LSA email

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26. AB to LCSA – 9 Jan 2022

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27. AB to LCSA – 11 March 2022

27.1. Email

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27.2. Payment receipt

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