Difference between revisions of "Jewish Genealogy Research"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Population Maps)
(add content and footnote)
Line 82: Line 82:
 
== Did you know?  ==
 
== Did you know?  ==
  
*Christopher Columbus took Jews on his voyages in hopes they could translate Oriental languages.
+
*Christopher Columbus took Jews on his voyages in hopes they could translate Oriental languages.  
 +
*Jewish births are sometimes listed in local church records.
 +
*Emma Lazarus, descended from 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 of any people on earth still around with their national identity and cultural heritage intact.<ref>Joseph Aaron, "Fun Jewish Facts" in Jewish News Online at http://www.chicagojewishnews.com/forums/showthread.php?t=338 (accessed 15 August 2009).</ref>
  
 
== Key Internet Links  ==
 
== Key Internet Links  ==

Revision as of 19:49, 15 August 2009

Jewish Research News & Events
Template:Jewishnews
Jewish Research Topics

Jewish Genealogy Research

Israel coat of arms.png

Did you know?

  • Christopher Columbus took Jews on his voyages in hopes they could translate Oriental languages.
  • Jewish births are sometimes listed in local church records.
  • Emma Lazarus, descended from 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 of any people on earth still around with their national identity and cultural heritage intact.[1]

Key Internet Links

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).