A Brief His­to­ry of the Haggadah

by Mar­tin Bodek Every eon has its eras; every era its peri­ods; every peri­od has its epochs; every epoch has its ages. Out­side of what we learn in Geol­o­gy class, the two words in my Dick­en­sian open­ing sen­tence with which we are ver­nac­u­lar­ly famil­iar are ​“era” and ​“age.” There are unend­ing lists of sig­nif­i­cant cul­tur­al human inter­ests that […]

Sub-Carpathia Research Division: 19k New Vital Records Added to Database

JewishGen is pleased to announce that nearly 19,000 new records havebeen added to our Sub-Carpathia Vital Records collection.  You can search these records by visiting https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/all/ and selecting “Hungary/Slovakia”as the region. The new records include: 13,264 births 1,557 marriages 3,882 deaths To learn more about these records, please click here: https://www.jewishgen.org/new/sub-carpathia-collection-vital-records/ The addition of these […]