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La Madre de Israel: Researching the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, Greece

La Madre de Israel: Researching the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, Greece

In this webinar Gregory Kontos discusses archival resources available to those researching Jewish ancestry in Greece. With a special focus on the historic Jewish community of Salonika (Thessaloniki) and examples from real case…

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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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