New issue of Sharsheret Hadorot (Israel Genealogical Society) #sephardic

Mathilde Tagger <tagger@...>

Dear All,

We are delighted to inform our friends the genealogists, that the new issue
of Sharsheret Hadorot (Vol.21, No.1, February 2007) has just appeared.

Dr. Jeff Malka presents us with a wide range of Sephardic family names,
their various types and the ways they changed according to the times and
places they were used.

Dr. Michael Toben contributes on the immigration of Jews >from Eastern Europe
to London’s East End.

Professor Daniel Wagner reports on the fascinating work that a group of
Polish and Israeli volunteers are carrying out in the restoration of the
unique cemetery of his ancestral town of Zdunska Wola, Poland.

Ms. Rose Feldman describes a project that deals with Pages of Testimony that
Yad Vashem has posted on the Internet.

Mr. Israel Pickholtz delineates the new restrictions that the Ministry of
the Interior has placed on access to records vital to genealogists.

Finally, the late Mark Usden wrote on Detective Work on the Dorin and Usden

Closing this issue we have the abstracts of articles on Jewish genealogy
from around the world; the short story by Dr. Yehuda Klausner of an incident
from the rabbinic world; the column by our librarian Mrs. Harriet Kasow and
a book review on the interesting book by Dr. Edward Gelles of London.

Mathilde Tagger
Sephardim SIG Coordinator
Israel Genealogical Society

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