ERIC Number: ED408222
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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A Student's Guide to Jewish American Genealogy. Oryx American Family Tree Series.
This book provides a step-by-step guide to genealogical research in the United States and other countries for Jewish Americans. The book also contains information on the history of the Jews, including the Diaspora, the Holocaust, immigration to the United States, and the establishment of the modern state of Israel. Chapters include: (1) "The Box in the Closet"; (2) "In the Beginning..."; (3) "The Jewish Diaspora"; (4) "Coming to America"; (5) "Never Forget, Never Again"; (6) "Two Promised Lands"; (7) "Genealogical Ground Rules"; (8) "Gaining Knowledge from Family Members"; (9) "Searching for Records"; (10) "Research on the Holocaust and Your Ancestors' Roots"; and (11) "Conclusion." Contains a 22-item glossary and an index. (EH)
Descriptors: Biographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Origins, Family History, Family Life, Family (Sociological Unit), Foreign Countries, Genealogy, Information Sources, Interviews, Jews, Judaism, Kinship, Multicultural Education, Oral History, Reference Materials, Religious Cultural Groups, Social History, Social Studies
The Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Identifiers - Location: Israel