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Additional Books Offered by Avotaynu
Eliyahu's Branches: The Descendants of the Vilna Gaon and His Family
by Chaim Freedman
In commemoration of the 200th yahrzeit of Eliyahu ben Shlomo Zalmen, the Gaon of Vilna, Avotaynu has published a book documenting some 20,000 descendants of this great rabbi and scholar. Authored by the noted Israeli genealogist, Chaim Freedman, it solves many of the mysteries as to how various families are descended from the Gaon and his siblings. The author does not merely identify individuals but provides documentation and analyses to the links between them. Each descendant is assigned a unique code which exactly identifies the relationship between the individual and the Vilna Gaon. [Table of Contents]
7" x 10" 704 pp. hardcover $69.50
Jewish Vital Records, Revision Lists And Other Jewish Holdings In the Lithuanian Archives
by Harold Rhode and Sallyann Amdur Sack
This important compilation is an index to all Jewish vital records in the Lithuanian archives, some as early as 1808, and all revision lists (censuses), some as early as 1795. There are 12,000 entries for more than 220 towns. Each entry includes the exact fond/file/ opus where the records are located making it easy to order searches through the Lithuanian Archives or independent search services.
8½" x 11" softcover $ 35.00
8½" x 11" 64 pp. softcover $9.50
A Biographical Dictionary of Canadian Jewry 1909-1914
by Lawrence F. Tapper
Births, bar mitzvahs, marriages and deaths, as well as information concerning communal and synagogue activities of Canadian Jewry. Taken from the pages of The Canadian Jewish Times.
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