Frequently Asqued Questions (FAQ)
Are you overwhelmed by the possibilities of the Chechelnik KehilaLinks website? You don't know where to start? You've arrived to the right section.
How can I collaborate with this site?
First of all, this website was (and continues to be) built with the collaboration of people with roots in Chechelnik. Without your collaboration this website wouldn't be possible.
There are many ways to collaborate with the site, with material (photos, documents), with articles (about the life in Chechelnik, about family stories), volunteering for document translations or other projects, and/or donating money for document acquisition.
For more information about how to collaborate please go to the Projects and Support page.
Which information can I find in this website?
This site has different kind of information and is structured according to that:
- General historic and geographic information under the section "Chechelnik Facts"
- Articles about the different aspects of life, as well as biographies of remarkable people under the section "Life in Chechelnik"
- People stories shared by researchers under the section "People Stories"
- A database containing Chechelnik related names, as well as information, links and many other useful research resources under the section "Research"
- A gallery with photos and videos under the section "Image Gallery"
How to get in contact with other researchers?
If you want to get in contact with other researchers to ask questions or share experiences, you should refer to the "Discussion Groups" page under the "Research" section.
How can I research in the Chechelnik archives?
You'll find the contact information and its contents on the "Chechelnik archives" page under the "Research" section.
If you find hard to contact them, hiring a for-fee researcher could be a solution. JewishGen has collected a list of professional researchers recommended by fellow genalogists here.
Which information can I find on the All Chechelnik Database?
The All Chechelnik database is composed by different collections. To get more information about the contents you should refer to the statistic table on the All Chechelnik Database Home Page. By clicking on each collection you'll see a description of the collection.
What other research resources can I find on the site?
There's a very big list of online links classified by categories on the Links page.
You can go to the Bibliography page to see a list of recommended books.