Frank, Werner. How
I Found 14,000 Relatives in Three Years. Recorded 7/12/98 at the 18th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy.
Methodology for Researching Rabbinical Dynasties.
Recorded 7/9/00 at the 20th International
Conference on Jewish Genealogy.
Rabbinic Genealogy. Recorded 9/8/99 at the 19th International Conference on Jewish
Rabbinic Research: The Choice is Yours. Recorded
7/12/98 at the 18th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy.
Introduction to Rabbinic Genealogy. Recorded 7/12/98 at the 18th International Conference on Jewish
and Chassidic Dynastic Origins. Recorded 9/8/99 at the 19th International Conference on Jewish
Dynastic Origins and Their Descendants. Recorded 8/14/96 at the15th International Conference on Jewish
There a Rabbi On Your Family Tree? Recorded 8/14/96 at the 15th International Conference on Jewish
Audiotapes are available from www.audiotapes.com
(all in English).
Bet Eked Sefarim
- Bibliography of the Hebrew Book. Jerusalem: EPI & The Institute for
Hebrew Bibliography, 1994.
- Sponsored by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The
Bialik Institute, and The Israel Ministry of Education and
Culture. Covers 90,000 titles
and 12,000 authors of Hebrew books, 1473-1960. The format
of the records are in MARC coding with authority control of
names and places. It has more books than Bet Eked
Sefarim and can be searched by date, author, or
title. This CD-ROM is an excellent source for
early Hebrew monographs.
- Responsa Project: The Global Jewish Database. Ramat-Gan, Israel: Bar Ilan University,
- This CD-ROM database, compiled by Bar Ilan University,
brings together over a thousand years of Jewish scholarship:
Tanach (Bible), Midrashim, the Babylonian Talmud, Rashi,
Maimonides, 253 books of rabbinical responsa, and many other
Contains more than 60,000
halachic Responsa - over 96 million words of halakha - and more
than 260,000 hypertext links between the databases. Extensive biographical data on
the authors of Responsa texts has been added as well, along with a
unique context-sensitive dictionary of abbreviations. See: Responsa
Project, Bar Ilan University.
- Rosenstein, Neil and Dov Weber. Avnei Zikaron: Stones of Remembrance.
Elizabeth, NJ: Computer Center for Jewish
Genealogy, 1999. (E)
- 921 pre-WWI Eastern European epitaphs from 51 communities with
genealogical charts. Detailed database of all burials of rabbis,
cantors, community leaders, wives, and other prominent personalities.
Includes CD-ROM containing handwritten Hebrew epitaphs as originally
transcribed by the pre-WWI compiler. [Comment
by Dr. Neil Rosenstein] (see entry for
the book under General
- Rosenstein, Neil. HaMagid CD-ROM.
- A CD-ROM with the indexed obituaries of the first-ever Hebrew
weekly, HaMagid, which was in print from 1856 to 1903. [Comment
by Dr. Neil Rosenstein]
4Information on rabbinical genealogy
published on the Internet may be found separately in the extensive
Links section of the Rav-SIG web site. See: Links