The Journal of the Jewish Genealogical Society
Dorot, the quarterly newsletter of the JGS, informs and assists the members of JGS in augmenting and advancing their genealogical research by publishing articles detailing research techniques and describing local, national, and international resources and developments in Jewish and general genealogy. Past issues are now online and available for download: Summer 1979-Winter 2008. More issues to come. To view or download an issue click any of the links, you must have Adobe Reader version 5 or later. Additionally, you can purchase original back issues of Dorot: The Journal of the Jewish Genealogical Society. Every issue contains valuable information for the Jewish genealogical researcher, including detailed reports of our monthly programs, book reviews and notes on new publications, feature articles, announcements about genealogical sources in New York City, news of Jewish genealogical events and organizations, and much more.Individual back issues of volumes 31-33 are $5 per copy. Individual back issues of volumes 6-30 are $3 per copy. All prices include shipping. Back issues of volumes 1 to 5 are out of print. To order, please fill out and print the order form
Highlights of back issues are as follows:
29:4 Summer 2008 Features: A Groundbreaking Visit to the International Tracing Service (Bad Arolsen: Looking Back; Soul Seeking; The True Meaning of Reunification); Abraham Roeser: Lower East Side Hero or Scam Artist; “Identifying Benjamin W. Cohen of New York and New Orleans”: The Backstory; Google Your Family. Program Reports: Fusgeyers: Jewish Immigrants Who Walked to Freedom in the Early 1900s.
29:3 Spring 2008 Features: Where There’s a WILL, There’s a Way; Using Your JGS Perk…Jewishdata.com; Overlooked Resources: Voter Records; The Heritage of a Diva—Amy Jade Winehouse. Program Reports: Looted Art: One Case from State of the Art: Researching and Restitution; Arthur Szyk: Documenting as a Palette of Life; Identical Strangers: Jewish Adoptees Fill in the Blanks to the Past.
29:2 Winter 2007-2008 Features: Gesher Galicia Regional Meeting (Galician Land Records and Cadastral Maps; JRI-Poland Update); The Hottest Online Sources for Researching Your Families in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, and the UK, Part 4. Program Reports: Five Lives of Gregory Meisler: Jew, Warrior and Polish Patriot; Creating a Research Group and Website Dedicated to Your Ancestral Town; Trick or Treat–Family History Web Searches; JGS Anniversary and Brunch; Write Your Family History NOW!
29:1 Fall 2007 Features: The Museum of Family History: An Overview; Preserving Memories; From a 1924 Photograph to a Meeting in Amsterdam; The Hottest Online Sources for Researching Your Families in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, and the UK, Part 3. Program Report: Video Memoirs: Preserving Your Family History
28:4 Summer 2007 Features: The Hottest Online Sources for Researching Your Families in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, and the UK, Part 2; Family History and the Holocaust: A Day of Learning. The 2nd Annual Lucille Gudis Memorial Fund Lecture Series; Holocaust-related Addresses; Bibliography for Research on Jews in the Lodz Ghetto. Program Reports: Remembrance of Synagogues Past: The Lost Jewish Civilization of the South Bronx.
28:3 Spring 2007 Features: The Hottest Online Sources for Researching Your Families in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, and the UK, Part 1; A Family Journey Back to Vienna. Program Reports: The Voice of the People: Using the Landsmanshaft Press as a Research Source; Nechama’s List: Update on Jewish Microfilmed Materials at the Family History Library; 27th Annual IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Salt Lake City—Sneak Preview. Book Reviews: A Village Named Dowgalishok: The Massacre at Radun and Eishishok; The Grandees of New Jersey: Naar, Baiz, Peixotto, Pretto and Seixas Families.
28:2 Winter 2006-2007 Features: Did Cousin Rabinowitz Die in the Holocaust?: New and Old Sources of Information. Program Reports: Cuba’s Jewish Community: The Golden Years, 1906-1958; The Curious Case of Morris Jaffe: A Glimpse into Immigrant Life in New York at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.
28:1 Fall 2006 Features: New York City Synagogue Database, circa 1939; How the Conference [26th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, New York City] Succeeded. Program Reports: My Future Is in America: Yiddish Immigrant Autobiographies; The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million.
27:4 Summer 2006 Features: Where to Find New York City Vital Records and/or Indexes; Bennett Greenspan’s Recommended Reading List [scholarly articles about DNA published online]. Program Reports: The Internet beyond JewishGen and Steve Morse’s Website; Stuck in Your Research? Ask the Experts. Book Reviews: My Future Is in America: Autobiographies of Eastern European Jewish Immigrants; History of the Jewish Community of Schneidemühl: 1641 to the Holocaust.
27:3 Spring 2006 Features: The Development of a Research Project from Conception to Completion [Remembrance of Synagogues Past: The Lost Civilization of the Jewish South Bronx, a book published online]; The Missing New York Passenger List Index; Genealogical Research Can Require Time, Tenacity, and Travel: Researching a German Jewish Ancestor; Online Directories to Manuscript and Archival Collections. Program Reports: The Saga of Jewish Agricultural Colonies in the United States; Sneak Preview: The Center for Jewish History’s Dynamic New Website and Online Catalog; New York Genealogy on the Web.
27:2 Winter 2005-06 Features: Lucille Gudis, 1933-2005 z”l; Gesher Galicia Regional Meeting; Finding a Sergeant [follow-up to In Search of a Sergeant, 26:1-2]; A Conversation with Rabbi Avraham Laber [Jewishdata.com]; Letters from the Dead [letters written by Jews held in the Lodz ghetto that are housed in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum]. Program Reports: JGS Membership Brunch; My Grandfather’s House: The Journey Home.
26:4-27:1 Summer-Fall 2005 Features: Bibliography of Selected Jewish-American Manuscript and General Collections in the New-York Historical Society Library; The IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee; Family History Archive [LDS’s online digitization book project]; What’s New in Jewish Records Indexing-Poland, 2005. Program Reports: Genealogy: The Last Frontier in the Historiography of the Holocaust; Castle Garden Records: 19th Century New York City Immigration History.
26:3 Spring 2005 Features: Reports from the 2005 IAJGS Conference. Program Reports: HIAS: Reconnecting with the Past; What Became of Them? The Fate of the St. Louis Passengers; The Treasures of the United States History, Local History and Genealogy Division and the Dorot Jewish Division of the New York Public Library; Tracing Your Immigrant Ancestors: Using Resources from the National Archives.
26:1-2 Fall-Winter 2004-05 Features: Bringing Bukaczowce Back to Life; Suggested Genealogical Resources for a Jewish Library; Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Liquidation of the Litzmannstadt Ghetto in Lodz; In Search of a Sergeant; Genealogical Research from Moscow to Queens. Program Reports: The First Settlers and the First Synagogue; Yad Vashem – Pages of Testimony Online; Using Records of New York State Institutional Hospitals; Yizkor Books Online.
25:3-4 Spring-Summer 2004 Features:Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online™: A Valuable, Free Resource for Genealogists; Reports from the IAJGS 24th International Conference, July 4-9, 2004, Jerusalem; Gershon’s Story; Orphanage Records at the American Jewish Historical Society. Program Reports: Combining Genealogical and Family Trait Genetic Research; Next-Gen Genealogy: Exciting Pre-teens and Teens about Family History; Read All about It! Historical Newspaper Research; The Jews of Sing-Sing: Might One of Them Belong on Your Family Tree?; Book Reviews: Chinese Exile: My Years in Shanghai and Nanking; From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History.
25:2 Winter 2003 Features: Heritage Foundation for Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries; Surname Navigator Online; Hidden Children of the Holocaust and Their Recovery of Jewish Identity. Program Reports: American Jewish Committee, Office of War Records, 1918-1921, and National Jewish Welfare Board, Bureau of War Records, 1940-1969; How to Use the Belarus SIG Website to Find Your Belarussian Ancestors and Their Shtetls; “Beyond the Basics” Seminar; Jewishdata.com.
25:1 Fall 2003 Features: Researching in London; Next-Gen Genealogy: Teens and Genes: Can We Excite Jewish Teenagers about Genealogy? Here’s How the Samberg Family History Program Does It. Program Reports: Jewish Given Names: Why Is Mordecai, Mortka and Also Max?; Understanding Your Galician Vital Records; the International IAJGS 24th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy; The Avotaynu Guide to Jewish Genealogy; Polish Jewish Cemeteries Restoration Project.
24:3-4 Spring-Summer 2003 Features: How the JGS Anniversary Luncheon Changed Jewish New York; Washington DC 2003: A Capital Conference. 23rd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy (reports); “Only in New York” (New York City resources); Genealogical Projects of the Israel Genealogical Society Prepared for the 24th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Jerusalem, July 4-9, 2004; Next-Gen Genealogy: The Bar Mitzvah Connection. Using Genealogy to Enrich the Bar Mitzvah Experience–and Vice Versa; Genealogy 101: The 12-Step Approach. A Primer for the Novice Genealogist. Book Reviews: The Enemy at His Pleasure; Sephardic Genealogy: Discovering Your Sephardic Ancestors and Their World; From Suwalki to St. Ignace: A History of the Rosenthal, Reinhertz, Blumrosen, Winkelman and Related Families.
24:1-2 Fall-Winter 2002-2003 Features: The Top Ten Reasons to Attend the 23rd Annual International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Washington, DC; Next-Gen Genealogy: Get the Kids Involved! Why We Mustn’t Overlook the Future as We Research the Past; South African Jewish Genealogical Research. Part I: South African Resources in America; Their Spirits Have Found a Home: New Collection Documents Jewish Life in Eastern Europe. Book Reviews: Where Once We Walked – Revised Edition: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust; Climbing Your Family Tree: Online and Off-Line Genealogy for Kids.
23:3-4 Spring-Summer 2002 Features: Toronto 2002: A Meeting Place. 22nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy (reports); Archival Guides to Documentary Sources of Jewish Interest in the Former Soviet Union; What’s in a Name: Spelling of Names in a Search for Family; The Trials, Tribulations and Travails of a Holocaust Researcher; The Power of Cooperation: A Three-Way Success Story; Rediscovering Our Polish Shtetl: The Restoration of Vilkotch; HIAS Boston Individual Arrival Cards, 1882-1929. Book Reviews: Uncle, We Are Ready! Registering America’s Men, 1917-1918.
23:2 Winter 2001-2002 Feature: Exploring the Details of Czarist Decrees.
Program Reports: The 1930 Census and Useful Websites for Researching the 1930 Census; Genealogical Research at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Sources of Information on Holocaust Victims and Survivors: An Overview.
Book Review: Discovering Your Jewish Ancestors.
22:4-23:1 Summer-Fall 2001 Features: My Trip to Ukraine, May 2001; Krakow Banns and Marriage Registers; Do You Know When You Were Born?; Slovak Database Initiative; London 2001: 21st International Conference on Jewish Genealogy.
22:3 Spring 2001 Feature: Ellis Island News. Program Reports: Organizing Genealogical Research; Genomic Views of Jewish History; Reclaim a Piece of Your History: The HIAS Location and Family History Service; Censuses of the Jews in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (Poland, Lithuania, Galicia, Ukraine and Belarus).
22:2 Winter 2000-2001 Features: A Primer on Census Research; Census Finding Aids in the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. Program Reports: Family History Library Research; Yizkor Books and Shtetl Coops; Census Research.
22:1 Fall 2000 Program Reports: Twentieth Annual Conference on Jewish Genealogy, July 9-13, 2000; Navigating the Revolving Doors of the Former Soviet Union. Book Reviews: The Litvaks: A Short History of the Jews in Lithuania; In Their Words: A Genealogist’s Translation Guide to Polish, German, Latin, and Russian Documents.
21:4 Summer 2000 Features: The Hamburg On-Line Index vs. Migration from the Russian Empire; Dina Abramowicz Remembered. Program Reports: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Archives; Ancestors, Relatives, Genes and Jews; The Changing Face of Central and Eastern Europe; Genealogical Resources at 31 Chambers Street; Holocaust Research: Documenting Victims and Locating Survivors.
21:3 Spring 2000 Program Reports: Polish-Jewish Genealogical Research; Computers and the Internet in Jewish Genealogy. Book Review: Prima’s Official Companion to Family Tree Maker Version 7.
21:2 Winter 1999-2000 Feature: Hidden Treasures at YIVO. Program Reports: Using Polish Records at the Family History Center; Finding Naturalization Records in New York City; Resources at the American Jewish Historical Society. Book Review: The Jews of Khazaria.
21:1 Fall 1999 Feature: Carved Memories: Photographs of Jewish Tombstones. Program Reports: The 19th Annual Conference on Jewish Genealogy, August 8-13, 1999. Book Reviews: Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova: Pages from the Past and Archival Inventories; Stones of Remembrance (Avnei Zikaron); Ancilla to Toledot Charlap.
20:3-4 Spring-Summer 1999 Feature: The JGSNY Cemetery Project, Some Pointers about Landsmannschaft Plots, and the IAJGS Cemetery Project. Program Reports: Did They Change Your Name at Ellis Island?; Interpreting Tombstones; Aliyah Bet: The Illegal Immigration to Palestine; Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova: Pages from the Past and Archival Inventories; The New Jersey State Archives. CD-ROM Review: Family Quest Archives Digital Microfilm.
20:2 Winter 1998-99 Feature: “My Name Was Changed at Ellis Island”–A Myth. Program Reports: Items with Hidden Meanings; How to Create Your Own Family History Book; The Polish-Jewish Records Index. Book Review: Migration from the Russian Empire: Lists of Passengers Arriving at the Port of New York.
20:1 Fall 1998 Program Reports: The Archives in Kaunas, Lithuania; Internet Resources for Genealogical Research; The Search for Heirs to Pre-Holocaust European Assets; New York Resources Update. CD-Rom Review: 1998 Cemetery Project. ($3)
19:4 Summer 1998 Program Reports: Jewish Medical Reports for Jewish Genealogists; Research in South Africa; Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Los Angeles, July 1998; Meeting on Future of New York Region National Archives; Jewish Genealogical Institute Proposed at Center for Jewish History; The Jews of China. Book Review: Jewish Bialystok and Surroundings in Eastern Poland: A Guide for Yesterday and Today. ($3)
19:3 Spring 1998 Program Reports: Did Uncle Jake mention you in his will?; Beyond the Basics Seminar; Jewish History and Archives in Poland; Landsmanshaften: Jewish Hometown Associations; Trade Papers as a Source; The Columbus Debate. Book Reviews: Eliyahu's Branches: The Descendants of the Vilna Gaon and his Family; Rabbi Elijah: The Vilna and his Cousinhood. ($3)
19:2 Winter 1997-98 Program Reports: Genograms; What Can Be Learned From Photographs; National Archives Research; New York Resources Update; Books in the Dorot Jewish Division of the New York Public Library With Lists of Names. Book Reviews: Jewish Roots in Poland: Pages from the Past and Archival Inventories; Der Juden Friedhof Endingen-Lengnau. ($3)
19:1 Fall 1997 Program Reports: Fifth International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Paris, France, July 1997; Do you have a Rabbi in Your Family?; Research in England; The New York Family History Center; Genealogical Resources in Paris, France; Resources Available in Belgium; Before Copy Machines: A Lucrative Business for Notaries in Russia; A Judaic Library in Boca Raton. ($3)
18:4 Summer 1997 Program Reports: Genealogical Research on Your Summer Vacation --Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles; The Jewish Division of the New York Public Library; New York Resources Update. Book Reviews: Szkice z dziejow Gminy Zydowskiej oraz cementarza w Lodzi (Sketches from the annals of the Jewish Community as well as the cemeteries of Lodz); Migration from the Russian Empire: Lists of Passengers Arriving at the Port of New York; Guide to Naturalization Records of the United States; Genealogical Research in Ohio. CD-Rom Review: Latter Day Leaders, Sages and Scholars. ($3)
18:2-3 Winter 1996-Spring 1997 Program Reports: Jewish Roots in Poland; Computer Imaging Your Family Photos; Family Secrets and Scandals: Skeletons in Your Family Closet-How Should the Genealogist Handle Them?; What's New at the Leo Baeck Institute; New York Resources Update; Jewish Library Collections of Belgium Residents Confiscated by Nazis Sought; New York Vital Records; Polish Business, Street and Telephone Directories Donated by JGS to NYPL. Book Reviews: A Student's Guide to Jewish Genealogy; My Sixteen: A Self Help Guide to Finding Your 16 Great Grandparents. ($3)
18:1 Fall 1996 Program Reports: Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Boston, July 1996; Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War; Twentieth Century Immigration and Naturalization Records. Features: NY State Dept. of Health Index to Vital Records; Genealogy on TV; New Finds in Three Polish Archives; Restitution Agencies in Germany. Book Reviews: Hamburg Passengers from the Kingdom of Poland and the Russian Empire: Indirect Passage to New York: 1855-June 1873; Book of Destiny: Toledot Charlap. [$3]
17:4 Summer 1996 Program Reports: Preserving Family Records and Photographs; Internet for Dummies; New York Board of Elections Records. Features: Pre-War Lithuanian Series in the Afrikaner Yidishe Tzeitung; Indexing and Record Acquisition Projects in Jewish Genealogy. [$3]
17:3 Spring 1996 Program Reports: What's New in Slavic Resources; Unlocking the Files of the FBI; Research in Boston, Preview of 15th Summer Seminar; Research in Vienna. Features: New York Resources Update. [$3]
17:2 Winter 1995-96 Program Reports: Ask the Experts; Research and Travel in Lithuania. Feature: New York Public Library News. Book Reviews: Finding Our Fathers: A Guide Book to Jewish Genealogy; The Holocaust Museum in Washington. [$3]
17:1 Fall 1995 Program Reports: Endangered Heritage: Jewish Cemeteries and Synagogues in Eastern Europe; The Genealogy of a Building. Features: YIVO News; NYC Marriage Records Update; Research Facility News. Book Review: The Jews of Lithuania: A History of a Remarkable Community: 1316-1945. [$3]
16:4 Summer 1995 Program Reports: German Jewish Research. Book Reviews: Migration from the Russian Empire: Lists of Passengers Arriving at the Port of New York, Volumes 1 and 2; The Cross and the Pear Tree. [$3]
16:3 Spring 1995 Program Reports: "Journey of the Heart" (Dr. Frank Field); The Sephardic Genealogical Journey; Washington, DC Research. Features: Vital Records Update; Accessing JewishGen. [$3]
16:2 Winter 1994-95 Program Reports: How to Access New York State Court Records; Emigrating to New York; Czech Research by Mail and Camera. Book Review: Between East and West: Across the Borderlands of Europe. [$3]
16:1 Fall 1994 Program Report: A Report on Travel and Research in Ukraine. Features: New Sources of Polish Records; Two Unusual Sources in Israel; Why Use a Computer to do Genealogical Research, Part II. [$3]
15:4 Summer 1994 Program Reports: What's New in New York City Research; Locating Missing and Absent People; Holocaust Research. Features: A Letter from the Mayor; A Genealogical Tour to Poland and Ukraine; JGS Audio Tapes; Why Use a Computer to do Genealogical Research, Part I; New Naturalization Procedure in Effect. [$3]
15:3 Spring 1994 Program Reports: Computers in Genealogy; Shtetl Geography: The Changing Face of Central and Eastern Europe. Features: The Shanghai Jewish Ghetto, 1940-1947; The Case of the Pre-Teenage Grooms. Book Reviews: Bridges to an American City: A Guide to Chicago's Landsmanshaften, 1870-1990; Address Book for Germanic Genealogy. [$3]
15:2 Winter 1993-94 Program Reports: Landsmanshaften and Family Circles; Travels in Ukraine; Planning a Research Trip to Israel. Features: New York Repository News; Genealogical Research on a German Jewish Physician, Part 3; Jewish Historical Research and Murphy's Law. Book Reviews: Voices in Your Blood: Discovering Identity Through Family History; The Face of Survival: Jewish Life in Eastern Europe Past and Present. [$3]
15:1 Fall 1993 Program Reports: Russian-American Genealogical Archival Service (RAGAS). Book Reviews: Using Roots III, A Step by Step Guide; German-English Genealogical Dictionary; Guide to Genealogy Software; State Census Records; American Passenger Arrival Records. [$3]
14:4 Summer 1993 Program Reports: Selective Service, Military Personnel and Federal Civilian Employee Records; Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Toronto, June 1993. Feature: New Jersey State Archives. Book Reviews: Poles and Russians in the 1870 Census of New York City; Korzenie Polskie–Polish Roots. [$3]
14:3 Spring 1993 Program Reports: Slovakian Jewish Research; Genealogical Research in Canada. Features: New York Repository News; The Holocaust as a Genealogical Source; Jews Who Built City Hall. [$3]
14:2 Winter 1992-93 Program Reports: Researching Polish Records; A Trip to Belarus; Hamburg Passenger Lists. Features: Ask the Experts; German Sources: 1938 Census, Gedenkbuch. Book Reviews: The Jewish People in America; Jewish Family Names and Their Origins. [$3]
14:1 Autumn 1992 Program Reports: Tracing Brooklyn Ancestors; Ellis Island Immigration Museum Visit. Features: Ask the Experts; Research on a German Jewish Physician: part 2; Visit to Kamenets-Podolski; Jewish Jungle Roots–Surinam. [$3]
13:4 Summer 1992 Program Reports: Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, New York, July 1992. Features: What's New at New York Area Repositories; British 1891 Census; Jewish Royalty. Book Review: Vilna (reprint of 1943 ed.). [$3]
13:3 Spring 1992 Program Reports: Family Photograph Collections; Census Records; Ethical Issues in Genealogy; Unusual Genealogical Sources. Features: 1944-48 N Y Passenger Arrival Index; Jewish First Names in the Austrian Empire. Book Reviews: First American Jewish Families; Family Tales Family Wisdom; Norway's Response to the Holocaust and Finland and the Holocaust. [$3]
13:2 Winter 1991-92 Program Reports: Poland: Roots to Routes; New Books on Jewish Genealogy; Interviewing Relatives. Features: Home Micromedia for the Genealogist; Polish Geography; 1936-37 Polish Telephone Directories. Book Reviews: The Jews of the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic; From the Old Marketplace.
13:1 Autumn 1991 Program Reports: Holocaust Research; Family History Fair. Features: Preview of Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, NYC, July 1992; N Y State Archives News; Trail Back to Germany; Communicating Effectively with Strangers to Successfully Elicit Genealogical Information. Book Reviews: Do People Grow on Family Trees?; Where Once We Walked; Lodz Ghetto; Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization; Computer Genealogy (1991 ed.); Unlocking the Secrets in Old Photographs. [$3]
12:4 Summer 1991 Program Reports: Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Salt Lake City, July 1991; Research in Germany. Features: Trail Back to Germany; Preservation of Family History Research Materials; Research on a Pre-Holocaust German Jewish Physician. Book Review: Lithuanian Jewish Communities. [$3]
12:3 Spring 1991 Program Reports: Jewish Genetic Diseases; Visit to Leo Baeck Institute. Features: Ellis Island (Re)Visited; Polish Documents Thought Destroyed; Planning That First Reunion. Book Reviews: The Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy, Volume I; Jewish Genealogy: A Sourcebook of Family Histories and Genealogies, Volume II. [$3]
12:2 Winter 1990-91 Program Reports: Genealogical Research in Law Libraries; Translating 19th-century Polish-language Vital Records. Features: Genealogical Travel and Research in Lithuania; Genealogy and Computers: A Very Thin Primer. Book Reviews: Jewish Cities, Towns and Villages in Lithuania until 1918; International Vital Records Handbook. [$3]
12:1 Autumn 1990 Program Reports: Jewish Migration Through Germany to the U.S.; Architectural Genealogical Research. Features: Lithuanian Archival Holdings; Genealogical Trip to Bavaria and Wuerttemberg; Postcards: A Window into the Past. Book Reviews: Pioneer Jewish Texans; Deep in the Heart: The Lives and Legends of Texas Jews. Cumulative Index to Dorot, Volumes 1-11. [$3]
11:4 Summer 1990 Program Report: Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Los Angeles, June 1990. Features: New York Vital Records Update; South African Research. Book Reviews: The Unbroken Chain (2nd ed.); The Library of Congress: A Guide to Genealogical and Historical Research. [$3]
11:3 Spring 1990 Program Reports: Naturalization Records; Researching Jewish Genealogy in France, Holland and Belgium; German Research; Passenger Lists. Features: German and Polish Research Sources; LDS Family History Library News. [$3]
11:2 Winter 1989-90 Program Reports: Cemetery Visits and Other Death-Related Resources; Jewish Heritage Book Festival; Russian Archival Sources. Feature: Profiles of Debra Y. Braverman, Joseph L. Fibel and Martin Isserlis. [$3]
11:1 Autumn 1989 Program Reports: Trip to the USSR; Visit to Family History Center. Features: City Directory Update at New York Public Library; Profiles of Sandra Cohen and Nancy J. Deutsch-Sinderbrand. [$3]
10:4 Summer 1989 Program Reports: Celebration of Publication of Genealogical Resources in the New York Metropolitan Area. Book Review: The Jewish Community of Frankfurt: A Genealogical Study 1349-1849. Feature: Profiles of Michael Brenner, Jeffrey K. Cymbler and Alex E. Friedlander. [$3]
10:3 Spring 1989 Program Reports: Changing Map of Europe, 1492-1952; Philadelphia Research; En Route to the Golden Land. Features: Concentration Camp Personnel Records at the National Archives; Profiles of Estelle M. Guzik and Steven W. Siegel; Family Health History. [$3]
10:2 Winter 1988-89 Program Reports: Polish Research; Russian Business Directories; Surrogate's Court Records. Feature: Profiles of Gary Mokotoff, Eileen Lyons Polakoff and Karen Spiegel Franklin. [$3]
10:1 Autumn 1988 Features: Jewish Cemeteries in the Palatinate; Yad Vashem; Profiles of Marsha Saron Dennis and Miriam Weiner. [$3]
9:4 Summer 1988 Program Reports: Computers in Genealogy; Lithuanian Jewry; Preparing for a Research Trip to Washington, DC. Features: The State of Jewish Genealogy; Genealogy in the USSR; Preserving Your Family History; Namesakes. [$3]
9:3 Spring 1988 Program Reports: Queens Borough Public Library; Washington, DC Research; Rumanian Quest. Features: An American (Jewish Genealogist) in Paris; Digging Roots in a Dictionary. [$3]
9:2 Winter 1987-88 Program Reports: Travel in Poland; JGS Tenth Anniversary Brunch; Research in Germany; Computers in Genealogy. Feature: Put Your Ancestors in the Library of Congress. [$3]
9:1 Autumn 1987 Program Report: Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, London, July 1987. Features: Glasnost and Genealogy; Genealogical Detective. [$3]
8:4 Summer 1987 Program Reports: Videotaping Your Relatives; Searching Census Records; German Genealogical Sources; Shanghai Jewish Community. Book Review: A Uniquely Jewish List: The Refuseniks of Russia. Features: Argentine Connection; Gravestones as Genealogical Evidence. [$3]
8:2-3 Winter-Spring 1986-87 Program Reports: Landsmanshaftn Culture; NY Public Library Map Division; Yiddish Language; Ship Passenger Arrival Records; Family Reunions. Feature: Records Relating to Arrivals in the U.S. via Canada. [$3]
8:1 Autumn 1986 Proceedings of Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Salt Lake City, July 1986: LDS Library, Court Records, Unusual Sources, Research in Eastern Europe, Passenger Lists and Immigration, New York Research in the LDS Library, National Archives Sources, Family History - Writing, Researching, Publishing. Feature: Jewish Cemeteries in Poland. [$3]
7:4 Summer 1986 Program Reports: YIVO Videodisc Project; Genealogical Sources at Yad Vashem; Research at LDS Library in Salt Lake City. Features: Researching Russian Relatives via Telephone; Archives in Poland. [$3]
7:3 Spring 1986 Program Reports: Family Location Services; Preservation and Organization of Material; NY Public Library Slavonic Division. Book Reviews: Guide to YIVO's Landsmanshaftn Archive and other titles. Feature: Research in a Local LDS Library Before Going to Salt Lake City. [$3]
7:2 Winter 1985-86 Program Reports: Jewish Painters of the Pale; Medical Records for Genealogists. Features: Family Relationship Chart; Computer Genealogist; Book Reviews. [$3]
7:1 Autumn 1985 Proceedings of Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, New York, July 1985: Tombstones, Holocaust Research, Gazetteers and Maps of Eastern Europe, Polish Research, Computers, Landsmanshaftn, Problem Solving, Russian Consular Records. Feature: Book Reviews. [$3]
6:4 Summer 1985 Program Reports: Chevra Kadisha Records; Holocaust Research. Features: Computer Periodicals; Photographic Close-Up Lenses; Book Reviews. [$3]
6:3 Spring 1985 Program Reports: Genealogical Research in Poland; Black Sheep on a Family Tree; Family Stories and Genealogy. Features: International Telephone Directories at N Y Public Library; Genealogical Detective; Computer Genealogist. [$3]
6:2 Dec. 1984/Jan. 1985 Program Reports: Creating a Family History Slide Show; Canadian Jewish Genealogical Sources; Galveston Movement. [$3]
6:1 Sept. 1984 Program Reports: Polish Jewish Cemeteries; Holocaust Survivors and their Children; Research in Germany; Tracing Russian Ancestors; International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Jerusalem, May 1984. [$3]
5:1-3 Sept. 1983 to Apr. 1984 Program Reports: Research in Israel; The Tribe, film on Rivlin Family Reunion; Jewish History in Eastern Europe; Recording Life Histories; Hints for Genealogical Research. [$5]
4:1-4 Oct. 1982 to May 1983 Program Reports: Family Reunion Therapy; Tracing Birth Roots as an Adoptee; Israeli Genealogical Sources; YIVO Archives; Researching in the Soviet Union; Jewish Genetic Diseases; Visit to Mount Zion Cemetery. [$5]
3:1-3 Dec. 1981 to May 1982 Program Reports: Writing a Memorial Book about Dubrowa; Objects as a Source of Family History; Organizing Your Family Reunion and Publishing Your Family Book; Genealogical Research Trip to Poland. [$5]
2:1-6 Sept. 1980 to June 1981 Program Reports: Organizing Genealogical Data; Publishing a Family Newsletter; Research in the LDS Library; Gathering Documentation and Photographs; Immigration & Naturalization Service Records; Mount Zion Cemetery. Feature: Name Index to Vital Records of Koden, Poland, 1828-54, and Stanislawow, Poland, 1826-36. [$5]
1:1-6 Summer 1979 to May 1980 Program Reports: Leo Baeck Institute Library and Archives; Jewish Family Clubs; YIVO Library and Landsmanshaftn Project; Ellis Island Experience; Shtetls of the Lithuanian Russian-Polish Border. [$5]