From generation to generation: how to trace your Jewish genealogy and personal history

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Schocken Books, Mar 1, 1982 - History - 353 pages
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In this detailed guide to Jewish genealogy, an American authority offers advice based on his own experiences tracing his family history back several centuries

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User Review  - Jari - Goodreads

Seldom has a book moved me as much as did this book. Kurzweil truly wrote from the heart. He was transparent in his writing, so I felt I was on his journey with him. His book contained many, many ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ilene - Goodreads

There are not many books that address the unique difficulties in researching Jewish family history, and the few that do are outdated and impractical. This book is very good in the information and ... Read full review

Contents

Climbing up My Family
19
How to Begin Your Search
69
A Good Name Is Rather to Be Chosen Than Great
107
Copyright

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About the author (1982)

Robin Ely Berman, M.D., is founder, president, CEO, and medical director of the National Gaucher Foundation. She has been a pioneer in her work with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in researching and treating Jewish diseases, and also runs the Center for Integrative Medicine in Rockville, Maryland.

Arthur Kurzweil is a writer and teacher, and serves as publisher at Parabola magazine. He is the editor of Best Jewish Writing 2003, and author of From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History and On the Road with Rabbi Steinsaltz, all from Jossey-Bass.

Dale Liebson Mintz, MPA, CHES, is Hadassah's founding National Director of Women's Health and Advocacy and an expert of long standing in the field of health and wellness. She has spoken on doctor-patient communication, the sandwich generation, and many other topics to Jewish and secular audiences. She communicates her knowledge and passion to her audiences with enthusiasm to motivate them to take action on their own and their family's behalf.

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