Finding Our Fathers: A Guidebook to Jewish Genealogy (Google eBook)

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Genealogical Publishing Com, 1986 - Reference - 401 pages
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Finding our fathers: a guidebook to Jewish genealogy

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Rottenberg offers advice on tracing the roots of Jewish families and supplies the names and addresses of organizations that could aid the search. He includes a long list of names with genealogical information (LJ 5/1/77). Read full review

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David James was not born in 1839. The date of David James birth should be 25 Jan 1835 as given in the book "Belasco from Boxing to Theatre and Film", which is the only full biography.

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Contents

Our Links with the Past
3
Starting Out
15
Public Records in the United States
26
A Quick Course in Judaica
40
Tradition History and the Bible
54
Jewish Sources in America
66
Back across the Ocean
86
back to Israel
127
Introduction
141
Abbreviations
147
Alphabetical List of Family Names
149
Bibliography
376
GENEALOGY AND GENERAL REFERENCE
390
JEWISH REFERENCE BOOKS Encyclopedias
392
INTERNATIONAL JUDAICA
394
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About the author (1986)

Dan Rottenberg is the editor of Family Business magazine. He is the author of seven books and has written for Town and Country, New York Times Magazine, Forbes, Civilization, TV Guide, and Rolling Stone.

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