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January 2013

ROMANCE IN F-MAJOR: Searching for Rózsi

I WENT TO LOOK FOR LUNNA DESCENDANTS AND FOUND MY OWN THIRD COUSINS

FINDING MY GRANDFATHER DAVID RAUCHER

JACOB APTEKMAN: Warrior of Zion

October 2012

THE BRANTZ FAMILY: Together in Romania, Separated by Emigration, Reconnected through JewishGen

FINDING UNCLE AARON

LETTERS IN A PHOTO ALBUM: Searching for My Mother’s Rabinowitz and Pinsley Cousins

BROWNSTEIN, SARFAS, and FABER:
A twisted genealogical knot of inter-generational first-cousin marriages

June 2012

FINDING SARAH'S SIBLINGS: How Probate Records Helped My Search

THE CHERNOFF SAGA: Stitching Together the Fabric of a Family

About Cholent, Cholesterol and an Unknown Father

March 2012

THE FINAL JOURNEY OF JACOB DRAPEKIN: Confirming a Myth with a Missing Matzevah

TRACES: What Remains of a Life

THE HAUSNERS OF KOJETIN: Success Story Brings New Family Connections

July 2011

TOGETHER AGAIN:
Reuniting the Rapoports of Kholmich

RECONNECTING WITH KISHINEV:
Pages of Testimony Link Living Cousins

January 2011

GRANDFATHER BORIS AND TAPESTRIES OF RYAZAN:
Discovering Boris Bobroff in Ryazan and Racine

THE HAUSNERS OF KOJETIN:
A Trip to My Ancestral Home in Moravia

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July 2010

MONIEK AND MOSHE: Holocaust Survivors Reunited After 67 Years

THE ISAACS CONNECTION: Finding My Jewish Roots

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May 2010

A SYNAGOGUE IN EHRSTADT: Finding My Cahn Family Roots

CLUES FROM A PHOTO ALBUM: Cousins Reunited after 100 Years

THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS: Finding my Turmann Family

HEARD ON THE LISTS: Invaluable help from JewishGenners in Israel

September 2009

MY PERSKY COUSINS: A Drive to Reconnect

WHO'S GULAN? Solving a family mystery

FROM A SHTETL CALLED MICHALISHUCK: Finding my Palestin Family

HEARD ON THE LISTS: Help for a young genealogist

Before 2009

THE TAUB STORY: Families reunited after 62 years

Current Stories

MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS' MEZUZAH

“In the midst of Succoth we met in Tel-Aviv and my great-grandparents’ Mezuzah was handed to me. Thus I touched this holy parchment for the first time!”

THE BLECHER BOYS OF BESSARABIA BECOME BARBERS:
From Soroki to Chicago 1909-1914

“One by one, beginning in 1909 and ending in mid-1914, all six Blecher boys would leave Soroki, Bessarabia, and make their way to Chicago.”

A BLISSFUL REUNION:
Finding a New Branch of My Blistein Family

“No matter my aunt’s reason for sending me that envelope, receiving those documents motivated me to renew the exploration of my heritage.”

PIECES OF A PUZZLE:
Connecting the Links in a Worldwide Family

“My parents were only children and I grew up with only one grandmother. Now I’ve found new relatives and helped them discover their own Jewish past.”

 


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