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*[http://www.iajgs.org/ International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies]  
 
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*[http://sephardim.com/ Sephardim: A Research Tool for Sephardic Genealogy / Jewish Genealogy]  
 
*[http://sephardim.com/ Sephardim: A Research Tool for Sephardic Genealogy / Jewish Genealogy]  
*[http://www.yadvashem.org/ Yad Vashem] - Holocaust Museum &amp; database
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*[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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Revision as of 06:02, 10 December 2010

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.
  • 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).