Warren Blatt

Senior Genealogist
Phone: 646-403-9882
Warren Blatt is JewishGen's Senior Genealogist. Previously, as JewishGen's Editor-in-Chief, he authored the JewishGen FAQ ("Frequently Asked Questions About Jewish Genealogy"), and dozens of JewishGen InfoFiles. He is the author of Resources for Jewish Genealogy in the Boston Area (Boston: JGSGB, 1996), and co-author of Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy (Avotaynu, 1999), and other works. He was the Chair of the 15th International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy in Boston in 1996. In 2004, he was awarded the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) Lifetime Achievement Award in Jerusalem.
Warren is a graduate of Columbia University, and has studied at Harvard University and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Professionally, he was a software engineer before joining the JewishGen staff in 2003.