Read about a symposium I presented at in Warsaw, Poland in August 2018 concurrently with the IGRA conference.
Read about how I learned to read two more historical scripts -- and how you can too!
Genealogy research involves analyzing handwritten documents, the vast majority of which will be in foreign languages. But reading historical documents in German, Russian, and Hebrew, vital to studying Ashkenazi Jewish genealogy, offer specific challenges far beyond those of most other languages. Click to learn more!
Read about how I was able to uncover -- and visit -- two of my ancestral villages from a time before my family had even migrated to Warsaw.
In this article, read about how I was able to pinpoint -- and visit -- the exact locations in Warsaw where my family members were living in the 1890s.
Read about how genealogy research allowed me to give my beloved grandfather Rolf Grayson (z"l) one of the best gifts of his life.
A document hidden away inside the Polish Archives allowed me to make a major discovery that changed the way I saw my family. Read the article to learn more.
Although databases are invaluable in genealogy research, there are also pitfalls to avoid. Read about why sometimes databases are not enough, and what you can do to further your research when this happens.
Discover the immense benefits and considerable challenges of genealogy databases!