In 2013, we published Aaron Hurwitz’s story A Blissful Reunion: Finding a New Branch of My Blistein Family. Aaron connects with an unknown branch of his Blistein family as a result of his posts on JewishGen’s Family Finder and Family Tree of the Jewish People.

“… When we exchanged pictures, any doubt that I had totally evaporated. The physical resemblance between my uncle Mitch and Dick Bliss was amazing. I had no doubt that they were father and son, and that I had a new cousin…

Of course, it was my job to share all of this newfound information with Patty and tell her that she had a [previously unknown] half-brother…”

You can read Aaron’s inspiring story by following this link: