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  • Avrahm Berkowitz
    Local Yeshiva Ketana Boy Heads to the White House Lenore Davis January 22, 2017 YESHIVA KETANA OF LONG ISLAND BOY HEADS TO THE WHITEHOUSE By: Suri Stern It is with great joy that I announce tha...
  • Yitzhak Dov Berkowitz (1885 - 1967)
    Born October 15, 1885 in Slutsk, Minsk, Russia (now Belarus) Naturalized as "Isaac Dobber Berkowitz" in the U.S. Supreme Court of Bronx, NY on June 7,1924 Biography in Yiddish Theater
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  • Berkowitz (deceased)

About the Berkowitz surname

One family of Berkowitz are a Levite family from Kretchinef a town that was in the Austro Hungarian empire that is split on the rive between present day Romania and Ukraine (former Czechoslovakia too).

The original polish spelling is Berkowicz

One family immigrated to South Africa in the late 1800. They spell their name Berchowitz. Believe that they originated from Latvia. The original South African Berchowitz (Hyman) was married to a Kusner (Anna). She was apparently from Riga. The name Ber was given to the oldest son as a middle name. May be relevant.