love & marriage

Notable matrimonial unions in the family history

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A surprising double marriage in London
  • Sep 23, 2020

Rosa Ringel married Pinkas Twiasschor in a borough of London in January 1911, at the same time that Twiasschor's sister wed another Berlin…

from Ruby Family History Project

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Hilda's fabulous lifestyle with Joe Liebman
  • Aug 13, 2017

After the war, Joe Liebman came back to Paris with a glamorous new wife. Oh, what a life they led.

from Ruby Family History Project

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Love conquers all as Gerhard marries Ilse
  • Nov 03, 2020

Two young Berliners make a modern marriage—with lasting consequences

from Another Time, Another Place

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The Wohlgemuths on the Woelckpromenade
  • Sep 23, 2020

In 1912, Isaak and Betty Wohlgemuth moved to the German capital and settled in Weißensee, where their two daughters came of marriageable age

from Ruby Family History Project

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Two Ringel sisters manage on their own
  • Sep 23, 2020

The Ringel sisters, Betty Twiasschor and Rosa Schattner, lived with their children in adjacent apartments on Lothringerstraße. 

from Ruby Family History Project

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Stan finds love outside of a 20-block radius
  • Aug 13, 2017

Home from the war, Stan Ruby was a graduate student in physics at Columbia University. Helga Ringel was a smart, pretty war refugee from Berlin…

from Ruby Family History Project

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The Yeserskys of Volkovysk
  • Aug 13, 2017

Joseph Rabinowitz’s mother was Bertha Yesersky. Was she related to Sora Yesersky, the wife of Rabbi Elchanon Spektor?

from Ruby Family History Project

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