The Boston Jewish Advocate
Wedding Announcements Database
This database is an index of 27,418 wedding announcement notices
appearing in the Boston Jewish Advocate, compiled by
David Rosen. This index covers the entire run of the
Jewish Advocate, 1905 thru Dec 2008.
For each entry, the index contains the full names of the bride and groom,
the date of issue of the Boston Jewish Advocate in which the
announcement appeared and, if given, the names of the parents,
and home towns. The original wedding announcements are often
accompanied by a photo, brief bios of the couple, reference to
grandparents, and may identify other wedding party members.
Copies can be obtained from microfilmed issues of the Jewish
Jewish Advocate is published weekly.
To view the actual wedding announcements which this database indexes,
consult back issues of the Jewish Advocate on microfilm.
Microfilms of the back issues (110+ reels) are available at
several libraries, including:
Boston Public Library (Boston, MA): [AN2.M4J4];
Hebrew College Library (Newton, MA);
Lamont Library, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA): [Film NC 497];
Goldfarb Library, Brandeis University (Waltham, MA): [AJHS Depository];
New York Public Library (New York, NY): [*ZAN-*P41];
Library of Congress (Washington, DC): [96/4713].
For more information on research in Massachusetts, see
Resources for Jewish
Genealogy in the Boston Area.
Last Update: 13 Dec 2009 MT
Data Copyright ©1997, 2009 David Rosen