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Intimate Histories: Genealogy and American Jewish Religion
In researching their family histories, many American Jewish genealogists engage in an emotional experience that intimately connects them to specific immigration stories. Based on interviews with genealogists around the country, observation of the New York Jewish Genealogical Society, and studies of Jewish genealogical materials, Prof. Rachel Gross finds that genealogy functions as a mitzvah, something both praiseworthy and required.

Oct 19, 2020 04:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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