Not many people can say they got started at 12, but I did! Here's the full story.
Some of our best family heirlooms are the things Grammy kept from her wedding.
John Owens Sr. Indian Trader
Home from the war, Stan Ruby is a graduate student at Columbia. His bride, Helga Ringel, is a smart, pretty war refugee from Berlin.
She caught the bouquet and I caught the garter. Later that evening, Sylvia made an announcement. Mother is always right!
The story of how my great-grandmother almost didn't make it to the U.S.
Zooey had always heard her Quaker ancestors were active abolitionists, but the extent of their involvement is truly remarkable.
Not quite 14 years old, I met my ancestors by accident and life has never been the same.
After fleeing Ireland as a young man, during the potato famine, Samuel settles on a farm in Burlington, New Jersey, and has eight children.
Lee Harvey Oswald-killer Jack Ruby was not related to our family. He tarnished our name in the history books.
Jozef and Esther Rutner Joshowitz's Family Story
Stan's innovations in Mossbauer spectroscopy.
Remiro Spicer recovered from injury and months at the infamous Andersonville prison to raise a family in Upstate New York
Our first encounter with Rabbi Huebsch moved us to tears, but is he even related to our (great-)grandfather Bernhardt?
"Born 1808, Philadelphia," read his tombstone in a Mississippi Jewish cemetery. Could I prove my hunch about what that meant?
Your Pop-pop and I want you to know about our parents, for whom you were named.