New Resource Guide on Courland/Latvia

We are honored to announce our resource guide Courland/Latvia written by Dr. Martha Lev-Zion. You must be registered on the website to view this guide, but registration is free.

Dr. Martha Lev-Zion

Martha is an historian of modern European intellectual history. She was founder and president of the Negev branch of the Israel Genealogical Society and presently serves on the founding committee of the Israel Genealogical Research Association. She is a former director on the IAJGS board of directors and past president of the international Latvia SIG. She was co-founder and serves on the steering committee of the Courland Research Group. Dr. Lev-Zion is one of three founders of the annual one day seminar for researching genealogy in Israel and until recently actively served on that committee. Dr. Lev-Zion has written extensively about the Jews of Franconia & Thüringen [Germany] and Courland [Latvia]. She also authored the book Taking Tamar.

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