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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.

Level:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Topic:
Eastern Europe


Recording available until October 10, 2021.