A Guidebook to Jewish Genealogy

Finding Our Fathers: A Guidebook to Jewish Genealogy | Still Relevant 40 Years Later

Originally published in 1977, Finding Our Fathers: A Guidebook to Jewish Genealogy, by Dan Rottenberg, was a groundbreaking publication. Although we reprinted it in 1995 with a new Preface, Finding Our Fathers was an ambitious product of the pre-Internet era. While Jewish researchers have far greater access to Jewish sources than Mr. Rottenberg  did in[…]Read more

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New Genealogy Books

New Releases Include Guide to Jewish Genealogy, Book Documenting New York Runaway Servants, and revised GAAG for Pennsylvania

Although the term Ashkenaz originally referred to a place now in Germany, it is broadly used these days to refer to all European Jews. This guide is intended as an aid to researchers who are searching for Ashkenazic Jewish ancestors from Eastern Europe who immigrated to the United States primarily between 1880 and 1924.  In[…]Read more

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