Jewish Genealogy Research

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== Jewish Genealogy Research<br> ==
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== Did you know?  ==
 
== Did you know?  ==
  
*Christopher Columbus took Jews on his voyages in hopes they could translate Oriental languages.  
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*Columbus took Jews&nbsp;with him&nbsp;in hopes they could translate Oriental languages.  
 
*Jewish births are sometimes listed in local church records.  
 
*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 ..."  
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*Emma Lazarus, daughter of&nbsp;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.  
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*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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*[http://www.jewishgen.org/ JewishGen]
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*[http://feefhs.org/ Federation of East European Family History Societies]  
 
*[http://feefhs.org/ Federation of East European Family History Societies]  
*[http://www.ajhs.org/ American Jewish Historical Society]  
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== Things you can do  ==
 
== 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:<br>  
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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>
  
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Revision as of 01:32, 16 August 2009

Jewish Research News & Events
Jewish Research Topics

Jewish Genealogy Research

Contents

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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

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).