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*Ancestry.com [http://landing.ancestry.com/jewishfamilyhistory/us/default.aspx Jewish Family History Collection]  
 
*Ancestry.com [http://landing.ancestry.com/jewishfamilyhistory/us/default.aspx Jewish Family History Collection]  
*[http://www.cjh.org/ CJH.org] Center for Jewish History provides collections and background information.
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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]

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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).