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Jewish/Hebrew/Yiddish Names: An Exploration of First Names

Presenter: Janette Silverman

When Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe arrived in the U.S., they often changed their first and/or last names. Locating the correct person in records becomes very complicated as a result. This session will discuss Eastern European Jewish naming conventions, and the variations that might appear in the same name.

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Eastern Europe

Available in the Recorded Library starting June 12, 2021.