The story of how my great-grandmother almost didn't make it to the U.S.
Tracks the Suttleman/Zitelman family from the area around Rivne, Ukraine to Baltimore, Maryland and Curitiba, Brazil
This "American mutt" learns about the distant ancestor who immigrated to the US in search of religious freedom... but didn't stay for long!
Christina Elizabeth Nicholls Vincent was my Great-Grandmother. I remember my Mom telling me stories of her life.
Joseph and Lena Rabinowitz were Russian immigrants who ran a corner grocery in Jewish Harlem. Their nine children were native Americans.
A repository for information about the life of my late great grandfather Hyman Victor, a Jewish immigrant who came to America in 1913.
After fleeing Ireland as a young man, during the potato famine, Samuel settles on a farm in Burlington, New Jersey, and has eight children.
The life of German immigrant and American citizen, Bernard Becker.
The Tulbowitz/Ratner family originated in the Vitebsk region, lived for decades near Rostov-on-Don, and finally settled in Albany, New York.
Jozef and Esther Rutner Joshowitz's Family Story
Part 1: Joseph Fagan's journey from Minsk to New York City
The story of our immigrant ancestors from the Moore/Grafton family.
She is not smiling for the photo. She is not even looking at the camera. Who is my great grandmother? What does her expression mean?
One of our family's heroines.
In July 1940, consular officials from three nations conspired to open an escape route for Jews out of occupied France. Why did they do it?
A few anecdotes about growing up in New York City as a child of Polish Jewish immigrants.
Nels Sommer & Ane Marie Jonasen met and married in Denmark and had their first two children there before emigrating to Rockford, Illinois.
Here's how Grandmom's family left Russia for a new life in the U.S. fifteen years before she was born.