JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Shades of Judaism #general
Many of those interested in Jewish genealogy seek information about the
different branches and shades of Judaism. That topic is generally considered
inappropriate to the genealogical purpose of Jewishgen.
For those who wish to learn more about the many branches and shades, the
University of Calgary has created a website at
It is very comprehensive. I, personally, found a number of minor errors in my
first cursory scan, and do not necessarily endorse any specific statement or
point of view. I suggest that those interested earmark this site.
Michael Bernet, New York
MODERATOR NOTE: As Dr Bernet notes, this topic, while likely of interest to
many readers of this forum, is not genealogy. The site is posted here for its
reference value. Discussions of the site and its contents are offtopic here.
Only those with a clear and direct connection to genealogy will be considered