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Getting Started In Jewish Genealogy
by Gary Mokotoff and Warren Blatt
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Getting Started in Jewish GenealogyWritten by two experts in Jewish genealogy, this book exposes the reader to many of the techniques and resources for doing Jewish genealogical research and points to more advanced areas to continue research. It can be valuable to intermediate researchers to confirm they covered all of the basic resources of Jewish genealogy.
7" x 10" 74 pp. softcover $11.00


Contents
Introduction
Myths of Jewish Genealogy
Facts about Jewish Genealogy
Getting Started: Interviewing People
Preparation
Interviewing People
Jump-Starting Using the Internet
Soundexing: An Introduction
JewishGen Family Finder
Consolidated Jewish Surname Index
Family Tree of the Jewish People
JewishGen Discussion Group
Periodically Checking These Sources
Organized Jewish Genealogy
Jewish Genealogical Societies (JGSs)
Special Interest Groups SIGs
JewishGen
Discussion Groups, Research, InfoFiles,
Projects, Tools, Links

Publications and Books
Avotaynu: The International Review of Jewish
Genealogy
Society and SIG Newsletters
Books
Finding Records of Your Ancestors
Vital Records (Births, Marriages, and Deaths)
Naturalization Records
Locating Naturalization Records
Passenger Lists
United States Passenger Lists
Canadian Passenger Lists
Hamburg Emigration Lists
Census Records
Other Records
Cemeteries, City Directories and Telephone Books,
Compiled Genealogies, Military Records, Newspaper
Obituaries, Probate Records, Social Security Death
Index, Synagogue Records, Voter Registration
Records

Libraries, Archives, and Historical Societies
Public Libraries
University Libraries
Library of Congress
LDS (Mormon) Family History Library
How to Search the Family History Library
Catalog
Family History Source Guides
Archives and Historical Societies
U.S. National Archives and Records
Administration (NARA)
State, County, and Municipal Archives
Historical Societies
Jewish Archives and Libraries
American Jewish Archives, American Jewish
Historical Society, Leo Baeck Institute, YIVO
Institute for Jewish Research

Holocaust Research
Special Problem: Finding Your Ancestral Town
Naturalization Records
Passenger Arrival Lists
Hamburg Emigration Lists
Other Sources
Special Problem: My Name Was Changed at Ellis Island
Name Changes in the United States
Name Changes in Europe
Documenting Your Research Using Computers
Which Genealogical Software to Use
Cite Your Sources
Glossary
Abbreviations
Appendix A: Useful Books for Jewish Genealogical Research
American Genealogy, American Cities, American
Immigration, American Jewish, Beginners Guides,
Compiled Genealogies, Europe--General, General Jewish,
Holocaust, How-To Books on Genealogy, Internet, Israel,
Names, Places, Resources by Country, Translating
Records

Appendix B: Illustrations
Birth Record, Marriage Record, Death Record, Petition
for Naturalization, Passenger Arrival Record, Census,
JewishGen Family Finder, Consolidated Jewish Surname
Index, Social Security Death Index, Tombstone Inscriptions,
Descendancy Report

7" x 10" 74 pp. softcover $11.00




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