Victoria Fisch and Ron Arons
at the entrance
Jewish Genealogical Society
of Great Britain booth.
On the right is Mark Nichols, Secretary of the IAJGS.
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Jeremy and Victoria were in London in April for a family reunion. Here are highlights from their trip. Visit to the Jewish Museum Click on each photo to enlarge
In a new book, Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way, New York University historian Hasia Diner examines what the lives of Jewish peddlers were really like day to day.
Ben Bradlee was executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. During an interview with Tom Lehrer (broadcast on NPR) Ben said:
“… it changes your life, the pursuit of truth. And at least, if you know that you have tried to find the truth and gone past the first apparent truth towards the
real truth, it’s very exciting.”
That’s what we think about genealogical research.
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Mt. Zion is located in Maspeth, Queens, and has over 100,000 interments. The photos show the density of the cemetery.
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