The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) Announces Annual Awards

The IAJGS presented its 2022 awards and grants at the Annual Meeting of its virtual 42nd International Conference on Jewish Genealogy. The conference has more than 800 attendees from 17…

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From Rachel’s Tomb to Billion Graves: The Inscriptions on Jewish Tombstones, by Esther (Herschman) Rechtschafner

Being an active member of IGRA, I have become acquainted with "Billion Graves".  For over a year I have been transcribing the epitaphs on tombstones to information forms, via the…

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