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Page 23 - Cayle Chernin: My Russian Relatives

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1994/6/1 (338 reads)

Cayle with her cousin Anya and, right, with her Uncle Boris they had these pictures of L. H. Chernin and Rose Chernin of Glace Bay.... This man, Maurice, went to the Jewish li? brary in Toronto that I was involved with, and the rabbi there said, "Cayle Chernin is from Glace Bay." So he put us together and then I called the man in New York, Al? ex Gorbach. He said, "I know I'm your cou? sin. I'm related to these Chernins. And," he said, "there's a man in Russia who's very close to you. His name is Boris Cher? nin." He said, "I don't know what the con- Go ACADIAN 4 TRIPS DAILY BETWEEN SYDNEY & HALIFAX TRIP 72 - Daily pick ups in: NORTH SYDNEY, LITTLE BRAS D'OR, BIG HARBOUR, BADDECK, LITTLE NARROWS, WHYCOCOMAGH, PORT HASTINGS, PORT HAWKESBURY, & others (TRURO 1:15 P.M. VIA RAIL connection) TRIP 64L - Daily pick ups in: NORTH SYDNEY (11:25 AM.), BADDECK (12:15 P.M.), WHYCOCO- MAGH(12:45 P.M.), ANTIGONISH (2:00 P.M.) TRIP 54 - via St. Peter's - Pick ups in: SYDNEY RIVER, 2:15 P.M. BIG POND, ST. PETER'S, GRAND ANSE, CLEVELAND, PORT HAWKESBURY, & others IEIE76 - Pick ups in: NORTH SYDNEY, BADDECK, 6:00 P.M. 12:10 A.M. WHYCOCOMAGH, PORT HAWKESBURY (SUNDAY to FRIDAY only) 11:00 A.M. 5:00 P.M. 9:50 P.M. Chernin, who is looldng at family photographs from Canada nection is but he's very close." So I said, "Send me his address, I'll write to him." And then he wrote. Maurice and I called him. He said, "He's your grandfa? ther Lable's youngest brother." I said to my father, "Is this possible?" He said, "No. Grandpa's youngest brother was killed by the police. I don't know, maybe it's a cousin or something like that." And then when I wrote to them and said, "Who are you, this is who we are"--they wrote back with a family tree. They showed my grandfather, the three brothers who had come, and the three sisters and the broth? er who had stayed, and their children. And then they proceeded to send us little bi? ographies of who they were and who their children were and so on. And pictures. Pictures of my great-grandparents that I was familiar with. I had taken them from my grandmother's house in 1975 when I was there and. I always carried them around with me. I thought they were wonderful faces, you know, that I related to and that these were my great - grandparents. And (schedule Subject to Change) CALL TOLL FREE1-454-9321 for further information • Same day service to most Maritime points • Collect shipments now accepted • Excess insurance available to $500.00 • "Priority Pak" our new 12"x16" waterproof envelope with a flat rate throughout the Maritimes • sold 10 to a package $50.50 (includes GST) GRAYLINE SIGHTSEEING TOURS June 1 - October 15 See Historic Halifax / Peggy's Cove We depart from most hotels for these tours. ACADIAN LINES LIIVIITED 6040 Almon Street, Halifax, N. S. B3K 5M1 $5.00 Off Each Night's Stay! (with this coupon)) Must reserve in advance and present this coupon on check-in lunnDLvn 'nns I ,SUPER SAVER SPECIAL! I • Clean Rooms • Affordable Rates • Air Conditioning I • TV • Pool • Free Parking • Great Meals I Phone toll freer 1-800-561-0000 Direct: (902) 539-8101 I Cannot be used In conjunction with any other promotion or group rate • not redeemable for cash. CAPE ibretoner; MOTOR INN 560 King's Rd. DOWNTOWN SYDNEY (Applica_ble to'ack RateOnly)_ j
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