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The Origins of Jewish Surnames

The Origins of Jewish Surnames One important thing to know about your ancestors is their surnames. Knowing a last name, and how it is spelled, can help you to find a vital record. It can also be really interesting to learn what the surname of a particular ancestor actually means. Surnames can give you clues about your family's history. Many Jewish surnames have meanings that you may be unaware of. #surnames #familytree #familyhistory #history #Jewish #ancestors

from Slate Magazine

[CORRECTED] Jewish Surnames Explained

derivation of common Jewish surnames -- also helps explain/break down lots of other kinds of names. Just a fun read.

Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in 1872. She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote. Never forget her courage.

Here is a list of 10 Jewish American newspapers available in GenealogyBank’s online newspaper archives. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Jewish American Newspapers for Genealogy at GenealogyBank.”

from BetsyLife

Samoa Bundt Cake

Tis the season! Samoa Bundt Cake is back. Quite possibly the greatest dessert recipe in the history of the universe. Chocolate and Brown sugar swirl cake topped with caramel frosting, toasted coconut and chocolate ganache. Not healthy, but totally worth every bite!

Top Tips for Beginning Jewish Family History Research - Do you have Jewish ancestry? Join Crista Cowan as she shares some of the top tools and record collections that will help you find success in tracing your ancestors through their time in the United States back to the "old country."