Index to the First Twenty-four Volumes of AVOTAYNU

AVOTAYNU maintains an index to selected articles that have appeared in the first eighteen volumes (19852008) of the publication. Only shown are major articles and some excerpts from the sections "From Our Contributing Editors" and "From Our Mailbox." Not shown is the "U.S. Update" column, which is a digest of articles that appeared in publications of the Jewish genealogical societies and special interest groups. The articles in Volume III, Number 4 and many in Volumes IV-XXIV, Number 4, were human interest features and, therefore, are not part of the index. Each entry is the title of the article followed by the volume/number/page. Back issues can be purchased for $10 each ($12 outside North America) from Avotaynu, Inc., 155 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield, NJ 07621. Note: Most earlier back issues are available in photocopy version only. All back issues from 19852008 are available on CD-ROM for $99.95 plus shipping. An annual subscription to Avotaynu is $38.00. Subscribe now!

Volume/Year: I/1985, II/1986, III/1987, IV/1988, V/1989, VI/1990, VII/1991, VIII/1992. IX/1993, X/1994, XI/1995, XII/1996, XIII/1997, XIV/1998, XV/1999, XVI/2000, XVII/2001, XVIII/2002, XIX/2003, XX/2004, XXI/2005, XXII/2006, XXIII/2007, XXIV/2008

Origin of Dutch surnames III/2/30
Sources of information in Holland III/3/22
Sources of information in Holland IV/1/23
Jewish Historical Museum publishes booklet on Dutch-Jewish history IV/2/20
List of marriages of Portuguese-Jewish community in Amsterdam 1650-1911 IV/3/21
Jewish archival holdings V/1/16
Record keeping in Holland from 1811 V/2/17
Genealogical research in the Netherlands V/2/18
Marriage index 1550-1811 planned V/3/25
Documenting the cemetery of Scheveningseweg VI/1/30
Genealogical sources at the Institute for Dutch Jewry in Jerusalem VI/1/31
Given name changes in Dutch documents VI/2/27
Dutch publications of genealogical interest VI/3/24
Amsterdam sources for Jewish genealogical research VI/3/24
Jewish community of Amersfoort VII/2/26
Jewish community of Alkmaar VII/2/27
Jewish holdings in Municipal Archives of The Hague VII/3/29
Books available from Dutch Jewish genealogical society VII/3/29
Jews of Aalten VII/3/30
Jews of Gennep VII/3/30
Amsterdam--Jerusalem of the West VII/4/17
Records of the Jews of Rotterdam VII/4/60
List of Jews of Friesland in 1749 VII/4/61
Marriages in Mokum. reviewed VIII/2/38
Amersfoort circumcision register VIII/2/39
Emigration lists of Holland-American Line VIII/4/57
Jewish genealogical books for sale IX/1/40
Dutch-Jewish cemeteries IX/1/40
Filling in the blanks in Dutch-Jewish genealogy IX/2/28
Lists of Jews in Oldambtand, Hoogeveen and Surinam IX/2/49
Correction on availability of book on marriages IX/3/52
Wimple tradition IX/4/53
Tombstones of Overijssel province IX/4/54
Name adoption book, marriage register book IX/4/54
Burial register of Muiderberg IX/4/54
Memorial book project of Dutch Holocaust victims X/1/47
Amsterdam's Municipal Archive as a source for Genealogical Research, 1812-1945) X/1/47
Using the Index to the Jewish Marriages of Amsterdam from 1650-1911 to create family
trees X/2/39
Book review: Marriages in Amsterdam X/2/60
Jewish community of Eindhoven X/3/44
Amsterdam Municipal Archives--Department of Military Affairs X/3/44
Dutch book price changes X/4/83
Holland-America line passenger lists on microfiche X/4/83
Dutch estate tax registers as sources for genealogical research XI/1/46
Index of Ashkenazic marriages 1723-1811 in Holland XI/1/46
Dutch JGS offers numerous publications XI/1/49
Books on Dutch Jewry XI/2/46
Trips to Ukraine and Holland XII/1/39
Book review: De Geschiedenis van het Joodse Geslacht Schuit XII/2/63
Dutch-Jewish names under French rule (1810-15) XII/3/55
Jews of Drente XII/3/55
Sephardic fraternity "Santa Companhia de dotar orfas e donzelas," XII/3/55
Dutch Jews on the fringes of society XII/4/63
Mohels in Amsterdam XIII/1/39
Books on Jewish life in Noord-Brabant and Groningen XIII/2/50
Jewish First Names in Amsterdam XIII/2/63
New Resources for Jewish Genealogy in the Netherlands XIII/4/21
Dutch Holocaust records at the General Archives XIV/1/46
Jews of Ootmarsum XIV/1/46
Jews of Leeuward and Zeeland XIV/1/46
Naming patterns in the 17th and 18th centuries XIV/1/46
Books on cemeteries in Amsterdam XIV/2/47
Jewish presence in Holland for past 400 years XIV/2/47
Jews of Drenthe province XIV/2/47
Dutch-Jewish newspapers XIV/3/69
Holocaust-related records at the General Government Archive XIV/4/69
Jewish history of Groningen. XIV/4/69
Dutch-Jewish Genealogical Data Base Established XVI/3/67
Reports Dutch-Jewish Genealogical Database XVII/3/67
Book Review: Jewish Surnames in Amsterdam, 1669-1850 XVIII/2/61
Jewish Schools in Amsterdam XX/3/47
Dutch Privacy Laws XIX/1/47
Migrations from Eastern Europe to the Netherlands and Belgium XIX/2/29
Jewish and Dutch Family Law XIX/3/52
Papers Given at Dutch/Belgian Jewish Conference XIX/3/52
Burial Books of Ashkenazic Jews of Amsterdam, 1872-1935 XX/3/32
Genealogy Material at Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana XX/3/47
Hague Jewish Archives Returned from Moscow XX/3/47
Jewish orphanage at The Hague during the Holocaust XX/3/47
Relationships Among Some Early Jewish Settlers in Dutch Friesland XX/3/37
Digital Monument of Jewish Communities in The Netherlands XXI/2/43
Jewish School Children in Amsterdam XXI/2/43
Jews of Amersfoort XXI/2/43
Organized Jewish Genealogical Research in The Netherlands XXI/3/15

Holocaust survivors of Belgium II/1/23
Migration of Belgian Holocaust survivors III/1/21
Gedenkbuch, list of 130,000 German Jews persecuted by Nazis III/1/24
Accounting of Belgian Jews after Holocaust IV/2/17
Books on fate of French Jews during Holocaust IV/3/18
Holocaust material at the American Jewish Archives V/4/08
Holocaust works V/4/21
New Belgian books on the Holocaust VI/2/25
Biography of Sephardic Jews and the Holocaust VII/2/17
Book review: Gedenkbuch VII/3/36
Provides Gedenkbuch information VII/3/46
Group to document all Hungarian Holocaust victims VIII/1/37
Mormons have microfilmed 1938 German-Jewish census VIII/3/65
U.S. Holocaust Museum Archives and Library to open April 23 IX/1/03
Nazi publication documents "Jews and Non-Aryans With Musical Abilities" IX/1/34
Book on deportation of the Jews from the Marseille region IX/1/39
The Valley of the Destroyed Communities IX/2/38
New sources at the U.S. Holocaust Museum archives IX/3/07
Database of names at Holocaust Museum IX/4/17
Romanian records at the Holocaust Memorial Museum; research strategies for records
still held in Romania IX/4/18
Deportations from France IX/4/53
Yad Vashem Archives IX/4/71
Joint Distribution Committee records IX/4/71
International Tracing Service records at Yad Vashem X/1/22
Memorial book project of Dutch Holocaust victims X/1/47
Consular records in Shanghai about Jewish refugees X/2/23
New sources at the U.S. Holocaust Museum X/2/47
Austrian Holocaust project planned X/2/66
Hoover Institution has Shanghai consular records X/2/67
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum as a genealogical resource X/3/28
Theresienstadt ghetto X/3/43
Looking for Bergen-Belsen data X/4/80
Book lists persons who lost
German citizenship, 1933-1945 X/4/81
Plans to develop yizkor book database X/4/82
Lodz ghetto and cemetery lists XI/1/24
Ask for donation of yizkor book translations to Holocaust Museum XI/1/67
Fifth volume of Lodz ghetto book published XI/3/67
Theresienstadt Association XI/3/67
Book review: How to Document Victims and Locate Survivors of the
Book review: Death Books from Auschwitz Remnants XI/3/81
Kindertransporte Cards Located XI/3/83
Holocaust-Related Information XI/4/26
Records of Hidden children of Poland XI/4/55
Book review: Gedenkbuch Berlins der Judischen Opfer des
Book review: Hamburger Judische Opfer des Nationalsozialismus:
Lodz Ghetto Database Now at USHMM XI/3/83
The 1939 census of the Jews of Germany XII/2/31
Moscow' Osobyi Archives: A new genealogical source at U.S. Holocaust Memorial
Museum XII/2/37
Book review: In Memoriam XII/3/71
Book review: ColognBook review: e Gedenkbuch XII/3/71
Arolsen record finding aid created XII/3/74
Holocaust Hidden Child searching for my biological family XII/3/75
Book review: Bohemia and Moravia Deportations: Terezin Memorial Book XII/4/81
A Forgotten Publication Listing Holocaust Survivors XIV/2/15
Are the Heirless of the Holocaust Era Really Without Heirs? How Genealogists Can
Help XIV/2/9
Death List from Gross Rosen Published by Polish Archives Jewish Genealogists Gear
Up to Help Identify Heirs to Assets of Holocaust Victims XIV/2/3
List of More than 300,000 Polish Holocaust Survivors Received by USHMM In
Washington, DC Swiss Banks and the Name Lists XIV/2/4
New Acquisitions at the USHMM XIII/1/23
Holocaust Record Access XIII/2/48
Stutthof Concentration Camp: A Major New Resource of Data, Valuable Yet
Frustrating XIII/2/46
Swiss Records of Jewish Refugee During the Holocaust XIII/2/49
Director of Yad Vashem Archives Describes Plans for the Future XIII/3/66
Lw¢w Ghetto Records Being Indexed XIII/3/66
What Happened to Shmuel and Rebeka during the Holocaust XIII/4/22
Gross Rosen Death Lists XIV/1/34
"What Happened to Shmuel and Rebeka During the Holocaust: A Correction XIV/1/67
Information About the Jewish Claims Conference in Germany XIV/3/41
Yad Vashem Database Will Document All Jews Caught Up in the Holocaust XIV/4/4
Oswego, New York: Wartime Haven for Jewish Refugees XIV/4/46
German Family Holds Paintings of Jewish Artist XIV/4/68
Holocaust-related records at the General Government Archive of Holland XIV/4/69
Book Review: From A Ruined Garden: The Memorial Books of Polish Jewry XIV/4/85
Book Review: French Children of the Holocaust XV/1/64
Lest We Lose Their Names: Yad Vashem Opens Drive to
Collect Missing Names for Hall of Names XV/1/3
Yad Vashem Mobilizes Army of Workers to Computerize Names of Holocaust Victims XV/1/7
Why Jewish Genealogists Should Participate in the
Process to Restore Holocaust-Era Assets to Rightful Heirs XV/1/9
How To See Justice Done: Use Genealogists to
Return Assets to Rightful Owners and Heirs XV/1/11
Remembering Lithuanian Shoah Victims: A Research Project XV/1/21
Family Trees Found in Yizkor Books XV/1/29
Jewish Genealogists Active in Efforts to Redeem Holocaust-Era Insurance Policies XV/2/21
International Tracing Service Digitizing Files XV/2/50
Book Review: Kaminits-Podolsk and Its Environs XV/2/65
Book Review: If I Forget Thee...: The Destruction of the Shtetl Butrimantz XV/2/65
Avotaynu Forms Partnership To Help Heirs of Holocaust Victims XV/3/21
Migration to Brazil During the Holocaust Period XV/3/29
The NAME SEARCH Database at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum XV/4/15
Documentation on Sephardic and Balkan Jewry at the
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives XV/4/20
Yad Vashem Still Needs Yizkor Books XV/4/66
Yad Vashem Opens Multimillion Name Database XVI/1/3
Yad Vashem Opens Combined Library and Archive Building XVI/1/4
Name Search Database at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum XVI/1/14
New Yizkor Books at Yad Vashem XVI/1/47
Yad Vashem Still Needs Yizkor Books XVI/2/49
Holocaust-era Asset Registers as a Source of Genealogical Information XVI/3/6
International Tracing Service: Mother Lode of Holocaust Information XVI/4/11
Dachau Records at the United States National Archives XVI/4/16
My Attempts to Settle with Generali XVI/4/17
Finding Relatives for a Survivor from Rhodes XVI/4/63
Status of Yad Vashem Database XVI/4/72
Book Review: The Holocaust in Romania: The Destruction of Jews and
Gypsies Under the Antonescu Regime, 1940-1944
Using the Pages of Testimony Computerized Database XVII/1/15
Status of Holocaust-Era Insurance Claims, December 2000 XVII/1/41
Book Review: Frauen in den Aussenlagern des KZ Flossenbürg XVII/1/73
Urgent Need for New Pages of Testimony XVII/1/75
New Yizkor Books at Yad Vashem XVII/2/13
Working Toward a Master List of Holocaust Victims XVII/2/15
European Holocaust Memorial Institutions Plan Cooperation XVII/2/51
Where Did They Die? In Auschwitz? Or Did They Survive? XVII/3/22
Hungarian Archives Transfers Documents to Yad Vashem XVII/3/32
Museum of Deportation and Resistance in
Mechelen (Malines), Belgium: Holdings and Activities XVII/4/14
Dachau List on CD-ROM XVII/4/54
Researching Holocaust Victims from a Single Town XVIII/1/35
Receives Settlement on 75-Year-Old Insurance Policy XVIII/2/67
Using the Red Cross to Learn about Holocaust Victims XVIII/3/19
Research Materials and Opportunities at the USHMM at
2003 Jewish Genealogy Conference XVIII/3/27
New Yizkor Books at Yad Vashem XVIII/3/49
New Yizkor Books at Yad Vashem XVIII/3/57
Book Review: The Holocaust in Lithuania 1941-1945: A Book of Remembrance XVIII/3/62
Remembering Holocaust Victims: The Challenge for Jewish Genealogists XVIII/4/22
Cites Source for List of Holocaust Victims XIX/3/67
Cites Sources of German, Austrian and Czech Holocaust Victims Names XIX/4/79
Finding Holocaust Survivors: It's Never Too Late XIX/4/44
Yad Vashem Central Database of Holocaust Victims' Names XX/1/49
Death records of Holocaust victims XX/3/47
European Refugees Who Found Shelter in Morocco During World War II XX/3/47
Yad Vashem Unveils Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names XX/3/05
Auschwitz Online Database XX/4/62
How to Find People Who Submitted Pages of Testimony at Yad Vashem XX/4/03
My Father Was Not an Orphan After All: Building a Family Tree After the Holocaust XX/4/46
Racing With Death: HIAS (HICEM) Lisbon Files (1940-45) XX/4/23
Book Review: Volumes on Hungarian Jewry during the Holocaust XXI/1/60
Escape Into Spain: Hispanic Way Station on the Road to Freedom XXI/1/23
New Acquisitions at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum XXI/1/13
Book Review: Volumes on Hungarian Jewry during the Holocaust XXI/1/60
Seeks Holocaust Survivors Helped by Ecuadorian Consul in Stockholm XXI/1/62
Book Review: Memorial to the Jews Deported from Greece XXI/2/54
Book Review: Prisoner Deaths in Majdanek 1942 XXI/2/64
Holocaust Closure: The Role of Germany and the Swiss Red Cross XXI/2/03
Out of the Trap: HIAS French Files XXI/3/18
My Family's Connection to Schindler's List XIX/4/47
Reconstructing a Lost Holocaust Family    XXII/1/41
Book Review:
Die `Judendeportationen' aus dem Deutschen Reich 1941–1945 XXII/1/69
Book Review: Gedenkbuch Häftlingen des Konzentrationslagers Bergen Belsen     XXII/1/69

International Tracing Service Documents Accessible At Last: But What Happens Next?   XXII/2/03

Natzweiler Medical Experiments      XXII/3/23

A New Tool for Tracking Holocaust Survivors     XXII/4/30

Recovering the Names of Holocaust Victims from the Former Soviet Union  XXII/4/33

Lost Because of the Holocaust XXII/4/49

Book Review:
Gedenkbuch XXII/4/72
Book Review: The Lost: A Search for Six of the Six Million  XXII/4/72

Proposal for a Report on Completing the Listing of Holocaust Victims    XXII/4/75

Interview with Paul Shapiro, the Man Who Opened the ITS     XXIII/2/13

How Far Should a Genealogist Go?    XXIII/2/29

ITS Revisited: The Times They Are A Changin’    XXIII/4/07

Report on a Research Trip to the International Tracing Service    XXIII/4/3

Editorial: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished   XXIV/1/03

German Passports Found in Shanghai  XXIV/1/25

Holocaust Survivors Criticize USHMM on ITS Records Access   XXIV/1/53

What We Learned in Bad Arolsen      XXIV/2/04

Comments from Genealogists and Researchers Who Visited ITS  XXIV/2/07

Case Study: Using the ITS Records to Discover Fate of the Family of
World-Renowned Talmudist Professor David Halivni XXIV/2/09

Jewish Labor Committee’s Holocaust-Era Archives XXIV/3/28
Jewish records in Hungarian archives III/2/13
Searching your Hungarian roots III/3/17
Hungarian-Jewish records at the Genealogical Society of Utah IV/1/11
Yiddish names for Hungarian towns IV/3/23
Questions Yiddish name for Hungarian towns V/2/27
Plans to document holdings of Hungarian Jewish Archives VI/3/25
Some problems of genealogical research in Hungary VII/3/17
Hungarian group publishes deportation list VII/3/44
Group to document all Hungarian Holocaust victims VIII/1/37
Books on Hungarian Jews planned VIII/2/15
Professional genealogist in Hungary VIII/2/40
A report on selected Hungarian Jewish cemeteries VIII/3/37
Recommendation for genealogical research firm VIII/4/56
Book review: Names of Jewish Victims of Hungarian Labor Battalions IX/1/62
Reports on visit to Budapest Jewish cemeteries IX/1/66
Bar Shaked plans to document all of Hungarian Jewry IX/2/03
SIG established for Hungarian-speaking regions IX/3/18
Cites where Hungarian book as available IX/3/67
Book review: Books on Hungary IX/4/69
Hungary cemetery data available IX/4/70
Hungarianization of Jewish surnames X/3/17
Two reports on Hungarian names project X/3/65
Provides information about Hungarian resources X/3/67
Given names and Hungarian Jews XI/2/24
Hungary's secret Jewish collection XII/2/36
Book review: The Jews of Hungary: History, Culture, Psychology XII/3/72
Jewish Records in Sopron, Hungary, Archives XIV/2/51
Variations and Changes in Hungarian-Jewish Names XIV/2/41
New Jewish Records of Hungary and Russia Available at the LDS Library XIII/1/51
Jews of northeastern Hungary XIII/2/50
What Hungarian Censuses Can Tell Us XIII/3/34
Resources for Jewish Genealogical Research in Hungary XIII/4/17
Turciansky Svaty Martin XIV/4/42
Records in the Israel Galilee XVI/1/48
Corrects Hungarian Article XVI/2/67
Researching Jewish Family History in Croatia, Slavonia and Hungary XVII/3/28
Hungarian Archives Transfers Documents to Yad Vashem XVII/3/32
18th-Century Jewish Censuses in Hungary XVIII/2/8
Book Review: Names of the Deported Jews from Zala County XVIII/3/62
Jewish Life in Eastern Hungary During the 18th Century XIX/3/34
Documents of the Hungarian Jewish Archives XIX/4/13
Book Review: Volumes on Hungarian Jewry during the Holocaust XXI/1/60
Hidden Treasures in the Libraries of Budapest, Hungary      XXII/3/13
Constructing a Town-Wide Genealogy: Jewish Mattersdorf, Hungary, 1698–1939    XXIII/1/30

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