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Jewish Genealogical Resources at the Torrance Public Library

The two best sites on the Interent are: Cyndislist for Jewish Genealogy , and JewishGen, the home of Jewish Genealogy .
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Blatt, Warren, FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions About Jewish Genealogy , Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1996.
Brief basic information about how to get started and available resources.
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Cohen, Chester, Shtetl Finder , Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1989. Also in the Reference Collection.
Jewish communities in the 19th and early 20th centuries with names of residents.
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David, Jo, How to Trace Your Jewish Roots , Secaucus, NJ: Carol Pub Group, 1999.
An introduction to Jewish genealogy.
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Ellmann-Kruger, Angelika, Library Resources for German-Jewish Genealogy , Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1998. Also in the Reference Collection.
An explanation of library resources that concern Jewish people who lived in Germany.
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The Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy , edited by Arthur Kerzweil and Miriam Weiner, Northvale, NJ: J. Aronsen, 1991. v.1 Sources in the United States and Canada.
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Krasner-Khait, Barbara, Discovering Your Jewish Ancestors , Salt Lake City: Heritage Quest, 2001.
Basic research techniques and resources available.
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Kronik, Aleksander, Some Archival Sources for Ukrainian-Jewish Genealogy , Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1997.
Important collections of 19th and early 20th century records about Jews created in the Ukraine area.
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Kurzweil, Arthur, From Generation to Generation , New York: HarperCollins, 1994. Also in the Reference Collection. Definitive guide to Jewish genealogical research.
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Malka, Jeffrey, Sephardic Genealogy: Discovering Your Sephardic Ancestors and their World , Bergenfield, NJ, Avotaynu, 2002.
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Mokotoff, Gary, Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy , Bergenfield, NJ: Avotaynu, 1999. Also in the Reference Collection. How to start Jewish genealogical research.
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Mokotoff, Gary, How to Document Victims and Locate Survivors of the Holocaust , Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1995. Describes information available for Holocaust research.
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Mokotoff, Gary, Where Once We Walked , Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 2002.
Gazetteer of more than 21,000 towns in Central and Eastern Europe where Jewish people lived before the holocaust. Older edition in circulation.
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Mokotoff, Gary, WOWW Companion , Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1995.
Companion to Where Once We Walked showing neighboring towns.
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Rhode, Harold and Sack, Sallyann, Jewish Vital Records, Revisions Lists and Other Jewish Holdings In the Lithuanian Archives , Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1996.
An index to the late 18th, 19th and early 20th century documents regarding Lithuanian Jews.
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Sack, Sallyann, A Guide to Jewish Genealogical Research in Israel , Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1995. Older edition in circulation.
Sources of genealogical information including vital statistics in Israel.
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Weiner, Miriam, Jewish roots in Poland: Pages From the Past and Archival Inventories , Secaucus, NJ: Miriam Weiner Routes to Roots Foundation, 1997.
Thorough inventory of surviving Jewish records in Poland.
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Zubatsky, David, Sourcebook for Jewish Genealogies and Family Histories , Teaneck, NJ: Avotaynu, 1996. 1996 Older edition in circulation.
Bibliography of published and unpublished Jewish genealogies.