Ava “Sherlock” Cohn got me going!    The Story of a 19th-Century Photo, Documents, and some Incomplete Family Lore, by Peter Tarjan
Man in the Photograph

Ava “Sherlock” Cohn got me going! The Story of a 19th-Century Photo, Documents, and some Incomplete Family Lore, by Peter Tarjan

Reprinted from BRANCHES (December 2014), newsletter of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Miami, and with the author’s permission. When Ava “Sherlock” Cohn, a specialist in analyzing old photographs, spoke…

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IGRA’s First Project with the Israel State Archives: Marriage & Divorce Certificates during the Mandate Period in Palestine, by Rose Avigael Feldman

In the fall of 2014 the Israel State Archives approached the Israel Genealogy Research Association [IGRA] with a request to build databases of materials from their digitization project. Based upon…

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