Difference between revisions of "Jewish Genealogy Research"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(update NGS Conf news)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Jewish-sidebar|news=<!-- Add News Items BELOW --> <br>
{{Jewish-sidebar|news=<!-- Add News Items BELOW --> <br>
*[http://www.iajgs.org/members/calendar.html IAJGS Calendar]  
*[http://www.iajgs.org/members/calendar.html IAJGS Calendar]  
*[http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conference_info 11-14 May 2011 Nat'l Gen. Soc. Conf., Charleston SC] <!-- Add News Items ABOVE -->
*[http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conference_info 7-10 May 2014 Nat'l Gen. Soc. Conf., Richmond VA] <!-- Add News Items ABOVE -->
|moderator=<!-- Add moderator BELOW -->
|moderator=<!-- Add moderator BELOW -->

Revision as of 16:56, 7 June 2013

Jewish Genealogy Research Wiki Topics
Israel coat of arms.png
Beginning Research
Original Records
Compiled Sources
Background Information
Finding Aids

Please contact the Support Team if you would like to be the moderator for Jewish Genealogy Research.

Israel coat of arms.png

Did you know?

  • Columbus took Jews with him in hopes they could translate Oriental languages.
  • Jewish births are sometimes listed in local church records.
  • Emma Lazarus, daughter of Sephardic Jews, wrote the famous poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, "give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses..."
  • Jews are the oldest group with their national identity and cultural heritage intact.
  • Celebrities with Jewish mothers: Geraldo Rivera, Fiorello Laguardia, Winston Churchill, Cary Grant, David Bowie, Robert DeNiro, Harrison Ford.[1]

Key Internet Links

  • For more websites click here:

Helpful Guides

Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


  1. Joseph Aaron, "Fun Jewish Facts" in Jewish News Online at http://www.chicagojewishnews.com/forums/showthread.php?t=338 (accessed 15 August 2009).