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*[http://www.iajgs.org/members/calendar.html IAJGS Calendar]
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=== Did you know?  ===
 
=== Did you know?  ===
  
*Columbus took Jews&nbsp;with him&nbsp;in hopes they could translate Oriental languages.  
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*Columbus took Jews with him in hopes they could translate Oriental languages.  
 
*Jewish births are sometimes [[Jewish Records in Other Denominations|listed in local church records]].  
 
*Jewish births are sometimes [[Jewish Records in Other Denominations|listed in local church records]].  
*Emma Lazarus, daughter of&nbsp;Sephardic Jews, wrote the famous poem inscribed on the [[Jewish Emigration and Immigration|Statue of Liberty]], "give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses..."  
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*Emma Lazarus, daughter of Sephardic Jews, wrote the famous poem inscribed on the [[Jewish Emigration and Immigration|Statue of Liberty]], "give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses..."  
 
*Jews are the oldest&nbsp;group with their national identity and cultural heritage intact.  
 
*Jews are the oldest&nbsp;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.<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>
 
*Celebrities with Jewish mothers: Geraldo Rivera, Fiorello Laguardia, Winston Churchill, Cary Grant, David Bowie, Robert DeNiro, Harrison Ford.<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>
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=== Key Internet Links  ===
 
=== Key Internet Links  ===
  
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*[http://www.iajgs.org/ International Assoc. of Jewish Genealogical Societies] over 75 groups
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*[http://sephardim.com/ Sephardim.com] for Sephardic genealogy / Jewish genealogy research
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*[http://www.yadvashem.org/ Yad Vashem] - Israeli Holocaust Museum and database  
*[http://www.iajgs.org/ International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies]  
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*[http://synagoguescribes.com/blog/ Synagogue Scribes] London Ashkenazi Synagogue records database
*[http://sephardim.com/ Sephardim: A Research Tool for Sephardic Genealogy / Jewish Genealogy]
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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/ JewishGen] databases and tools to help find family members
*[http://www.yadvashem.org/ Yad Vashem] - Holocaust Museum &amp; database  
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*[http://feefhs.org/ Federation of East European Family History Societies] fosters research
*[http://synagoguescribes.com/blog/ Synagogue Scribes] offers a unique and fully searchable database of London Ashkenazi Synagogue records, with the emphasis on pre UK civil registration, which began on 1st July 1837.<br>
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*[http://www.ajhs.org/ American Jewish Historical Society] books, photos, art and artifacts
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*[http://www.cemeteryscribes.com/ Cemetery Scribes] recording tombstone inscriptions in the UK  
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*Ancestry.com [http://landing.ancestry.com/jewishfamilyhistory/us/default.aspx Jewish Family History Collection] world's largest online
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*[http://www.cjh.org/ Center for Jewish History] databases, collections, guides, and events
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*[http://ellisisland.org/ EllisIsland.org] NY passenger lists of 20 million immigrants. See also:
  
'''Helpful Guides '''<br>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/docs/32916_How_Do_I_Start.pdf How Do I Start?]<br>Simple steps to begin your family history.
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:*[http://stevemorse.org/ellis/passengers.php?mode=ny&firstkind=close&FNM=&lastkind=starts&LNM= Searching $ New York (all: 1820-1957) Passenger Lists in One Step]  
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:*[http://stevemorse.org/ellis/passengers.php?mode=hamb&firstkind=starts&FNM=&lastkind=starts&LNM= Searching $ Hamburg Outbound Passenger Lists in One Step]
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/docs/Finding_Jewish_Records_07_2007.pdf Finding Jewish Records] New!<br>In-depth guide to tracing Jewish ancestors from the U.S. to Europe between 1850 to 1930. Follow the steps to identify a birthplace or place of origin.
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*For more websites click [[Jewish Websites|here:]]
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/docs/Jewish_Genealogy_Research_08_2008.pdf Jewish Genealogy Research Outline] Revised as of Aug 2008!<br>Helpful guide to records and research strategies focusing on Jewish family history.
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=== '''Helpful Guides'''  ===
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/RG/frameset_rhelps.asp State Research Guides]<br>Individual guides to finding records and indexes in each U.S. state<br>
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*[[How to Start Your Family History|How to Start Your Family History]]&nbsp;Simple steps to begin your family history.  
 
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*[[United States#States|State Research Guides]]&nbsp;Individual guides to finding records and indexes in each U.S. state.
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/2/24/Jewish_Genealogy_Research_Outline.pdf Research Outline Jewish Genealogy]
*[http://www.jewishgen.org/ JewishGen]
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*[http://feefhs.org/ Federation of East European Family History Societies]
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*[http://www.ajhs.org/ American Jewish Historical Society]
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*[http://www.cemeteryscribes.com/ Cemetery Scribes recording tombstone inscriptions in the UK
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*Ancestry.com [http://landing.ancestry.com/jewishfamilyhistory/us/default.aspx Jewish Family History Collection]  
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*[http://www.cjh.org/ CJH.org] Center for Jewish History provides collections and background information.
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*[http://ellisisland.org/ EllisIsland.org] - The Ellis Island Foundation provides passenger lists for over 20 million immigrants.
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  
  
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[[Category:Jews]] [[Category:Israel]] [[Category:Middle_East|Jewish Genealogy]] [[Category:United_States|Jewish]] [[Category:Poland|Jewish]] [[Category:Russia|Jewish]] [[Category:Germany|Jewish]] [[Category:Ukraine|Jewish]] [[Category:Belarus|Jewish]] [[Category:Lithuania|Jewish]] [[Category:Ethnic,_Political,_or_Religious_Groups|Jewish]] [[Category:Religions_and_Religious_Life|Jewish]]
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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.
  • 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:

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).