Log in

Dorot Back Issues

Features: My Search for my Katzenstein Family from Hessen, 1978 - 2014; Hunting Elusive Jewish Genealogical and Historical Materials on the Internet; Were My Great-Grandparents Married by a Fake Rabbi?; Questioning the Experts: Lauren Shulsky Orenstein. Program Reports: Leo Baeck Institute Family History Success Stories; You’ve Found The Town Name - Now What?.

Features: Serpa Pinto Passenger Lists Now Online; Case Studies: Immigrants on the Serpa Pinto, 1942-1943; The Passenger Lists of Operation Magic Carpet:  A Treasure for Genealogists and Historians; Questioning the Experts: Lauren Shulsky Orenstein. Program Reports: "Yikhes": Researching Your Roots in the Dorot Jewish Division, New York Public Library.

Features: Organizit! The Key to Improving Your Genealogical Research; Making Genealogy Connections Through Literature; Questioning the Experts: Lloyd Ultan. Program Reports: From the Spanish Inquisition to the Present: A Search for Jewish Roots; "Yikhes": Researching Your Roots in the Dorot Jewish Division, New York Public Library.

Features: Searching for Schneidemuhl & Finding Miedzychod; A Tribute to John Martino; In Memory of Stanley Batkin; Pamela Weisberger, In Memoriam; A Look at Options in Genealogical Software; Texas Resident Teams with a Romanian Photographer to Document Jewish Graves in Oradea; 38th Annual IAJGS Conference; Questioning the Experts: Debra Braverman. Program Reports: From the Steppes to the Pampas: The Migration of Eastern European Jews to South America; Three Minutes in Poland; Knish: In Search of Jewish Soul Food.

Features: Eight JGS Members Report on the 35th Annual IAJGS Conference in Jerusalem; JDC Postwar Warsaw Office Records of Historical & Genealogical Importance Now Available; Questioning the Experts: Joanna Lamaida. Program Reports: Stanton Street Shul Tour.


Features: The Industrial Removal Office – A Source for Researching Immigrant Experiences; The Right to be Forgotten and Why It’s Important to Genealogists; Geography of Poland; Geography of the Pale of Jewish Settlement (excluding Poland); Questioning the Experts: Itzhak Epstein. Program Reports: Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind; Holly Golightly Was a Nice Jewish Girl: Our Ancestors Reinvented; Jews, Liquor, and Life in Eastern Europe.

 Features: Clues for Finding South American Family; The Right To Be Forgotten;More on German Children’s Aid – Addendum; Questioning the Experts: Moriah Amit. Program Reports: Ancient Texts Lead to Genealogical Discoveries: Genealogical Resources at the Jewish Theological Seminary; Understanding Our Families, Understanding Ourselves.
 Features: Jewish Refugees from Egypt Documented in JDC Archives List; Growing Up As a Jew in Cairo; My Memories of Egypt; 1899 Newspaper Article Reports on an After Yom Kippur Banquet for Jewish Soldiers in San Francisco;Questioning the Experts: Hadassah Lipsius. Program Reports: Ask The Experts; The Ethical Genealogist.
 Features: Life and Livelihood: Petitions (Kvetlekh) to Rabbi Elijah Guttmacher; Location, Location, Location in New York City (Or Is It the City of New York?); Questioning the Experts: Joseph Van Nostrand and Bruce Abrams. Program Reports: Finding Granddad’s War;Passenger Manifests and the Immigrant Voyage; No One Remembers Alone: Memory, Migration, and the Making of an American Family.
 Features: Memorial Museum of Hungarian Speaking Jewry; German-Jewish Children’s Aid; Judge Judy, From the Beth Din Judges to the Family Court Judge, A Five Hundred and Fifty Year Saga; Questioning the Experts: Gloria Berkenstat Freund. Program Reports: Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Citizenship Records: Beyond the Basics; Finding the Only Child’s Niece: Truth and Fiction in Genealogical Sources.