Not many people can say they got started at 12, but I did! Here's the full story.
A repository for information about the life of my late great grandfather Hyman Victor, a Jewish immigrant who came to America in 1913.
How in finding the man, I discovered my Galician roots.
85 years later, a niece and a great-grand niece rediscover a friendship that lasted a lifetime and spanned three continents
Tracks the Suttleman/Zitelman family from the area around Rivne, Ukraine to Baltimore, Maryland and Curitiba, Brazil
The story of how I discovered that I'm the descendant of Jewish slave owners from Mississippi.
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?
The home of a French Jewish jeweller was "Aryanized" and became a Nazi salon during the Occupation.
A few anecdotes about growing up in New York City as a child of Polish Jewish immigrants.
Though raised in a Jewish household, Chelsea confronts her family’s deepest mystery: her grandfather Karl Stöcker’s rumored Nazi past.
"Born 1808, Philadelphia," read his tombstone in a Mississippi Jewish cemetery. Could I prove my hunch about what that meant?
This is the story of the life of Jay Sage's grandfather Phillip Sage.
The Tulbowitz/Ratner family originated in the Vitebsk region, lived for decades near Rostov-on-Don, and finally settled in Albany, New York.
Schija Ringel and Feiga Kaufler came to Berlin as young people in the 1880s. They had their roots in Jewish Galicia.
Joseph and Lena Rabinowitz were Russian immigrants who ran a corner grocery in Jewish Harlem. Their nine children were native Americans.
During the first five years of Hitler's reign of terror, Jewish families of Berlin faced one repression after another.