October 18, 2016

As a part of my genealogical studies in Boston university I sworn to adhere to the following practices of reliability:

The number one priority for every genealogical researcher is to obtain, organize and resurface family history in the most accurate way possible.

To achi...

September 1, 2016

המחקר הגנאולוגי עוסק בעבר, במקומות, אנשים, יחסים, רכוש כסף, תרבות, היסטוריה, אתיקה ורגשות אנושיים.

המחקר עשוי להציף ברוב המקרים ברגשות נעימים של תקווה, סקרנות, אשליה, הזדהות ושמחה אבל במקרים מסוימים הוא גם עלול לעורר רגשות פחות נעימים כגון פחד,בושה,כעס אכזבה,צער וקנאה.ל...

September 1, 2016

The Genealogy research is dealing with places, people, property, relations, science, money, culture, ethics …and human emotions. In all the variables mentioned above emotions are involved. All kind of emotions:  tension, hope, curiosity, disappointment, fear, shame, gr...

March 24, 2016

R.K. was born in a kibbutz in the Jordan Valley about a year before the establishment of the State of Israel. She never knew her father, who was killed in battle defending the Jordan Valley. Therefore, she heard and knew very little about him, perhaps because her mothe...

September 17, 2015

The brothers, 60+ year old retirees from Bulgaria, contacted me with a tragic story about their baby brother. The parents, along with A.M and his baby brother arrived in Israel in 1949. The same year, while in Pardes Hana Transit Camp, the baby passed away. There was n...

June 10, 2015

A.A. and her sister were born in Berlin, Germany and immigrated to the Land of Israel with their father, a widower, before the Second World War. A.A. had no memories of her mother, who had died giving birth to her one year younger sister. In Israel, the two sisters liv...

February 20, 2015

H. Z. is a physician. She lives in Israel and is the grandmother of seven grandchildren. She was born in Lvov (once in Poland) at the end of 1938. Before her parents were sent to the Lvov Ghetto. she was handed over to her aunt. 

When danger closed in on...

January 8, 2015

P.L. is an Israeli man, married, father of three and grandfather of five. He is 71 years old and was born in Berlin on the eve of the outbreak of World War II in 1938. He arrived in the Land of Israel (then the British Mandate of Palestine) from the Bergen Belsen camp...

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