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*[http://synagoguescribes.com/blog/ Synagogue Scribes] London Ashkenazi Synagogue records database  
 
*[http://synagoguescribes.com/blog/ Synagogue Scribes] London Ashkenazi Synagogue records database  
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/ JewishGen] databases and tools to help find family members  
 
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/ JewishGen] databases and tools to help find family members  
*[[The Knowles Collection|The_Knowles_Collection]] - 615,000 individuals with genealogical details and family connections.  
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*[[The Knowles Collection|The_Knowles_Collection]] - Contains the records of over 1,000,000 individuals in 6 different database with genealogical details and family connections.  
 
*[http://feefhs.org/ Federation of East European Family History Societies] fosters research  
 
*[http://feefhs.org/ Federation of East European Family History Societies] fosters research  
 
*[http://www.ajhs.org/ American Jewish Historical Society] books, photos, art and artifacts  
 
*[http://www.ajhs.org/ American Jewish Historical Society] books, photos, art and artifacts  

Revision as of 01:42, 14 May 2014

Jewish Genealogy Research Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Original Records
Compiled Sources
Background Information
Finding Aids




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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.[1]

Key Internet Links

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Sources

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