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The Benefits of Crowdsourcing in Genealogy Research

Yesterday, I went to an archive at Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem to look at a memoir written by two cousins. One photo in particular interested me because it shows my great-great-great uncle, Rabbi Aryeh Leib Bernfeld’s headstone. 626 more words

Genealogy

Hope of Life, Even in Death

The past couple days, I’ve written on experiences at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. It’s not an easy place to visit, but I wouldn’t take a trip to Israel without spending time there. 253 more words

Israel

When Piles of Stuff End Up in the Museum

“You can’t take it with you” takes on a whole new meaning when it’s piled up in Yad Vashem, the memorial to honor the Holocaust victims of WWII. 166 more words

Israel

Walking Over People

Yad Vashem was one of the most powerful experiences I had in Israel during my first visit. Although I knew what to expect on my return trip, one of those expectations was that I would be a bit rattled…again. 377 more words

Israel

Day 8: Four Stops in Israel

Day 8 was my second full day in Israel, and how full it was! The place I was staying at, Hostel Abraham was also a tour operator, and there was… 1,210 more words

Traveling

DECEMBER 24: Teen saves three from Gestapo

“Can you imagine such a young person doing what she did?”
— Henri Aboudaram, father of a girl saved by Kate Lipner on December 24, 1942. 268 more words

WOLF BLITZER'S ROOTS - AN ALL TOO FAMILIAR FAMILY HISTORY

WOLF BLITZER’S ROOTS – CNN

Thank you Wolf Blitzer, for the courageous journey you have taken and best wishes to your wonderful mother and family. I am certain that your late father and all those of your family murdered by the NAZIS and their collaborators, would be extremely proud of you!

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