Musings Of A Jewish Genealogist: Using The South Africa Jewish Year Books

                                                                                    by Ann Rabinowitz This past September 2019, a new Facebook page was created by Michelle and Stephan Lurie that focuses on Jewish genealogy in South Africa. It is called “South African Jews – Tracing Our Ancestors” and has much of interest for South African researchers. One of the first things covered was how to […]

Book: Tracing Our Roots, Telling Our Stories Author(s): Various (anthology) Published: 2011, Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto) Untangling our Knotted Jewish Roots

                                           by Shelly Sanders I had reams of information—dates, cities, and names—but knew nothing about the people on my Jewish family tree. What their lives were like in Russia. Family stories passed down for generations. The difficulties in coming to a new country. Why they kept it all inside, their experiences, the fates of relatives […]