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Bytča Archives Jewish Records—Microfilm

May 27th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Bytča Archives Jewish Records Sorted by Microfilm Number On a recent trip to Slovakia, my cousins and I visited the Slovakian state archives in Bytča, one of 7 regional archives in the country.  Their paper documents are generally for researching the nobility and other things not relevant to Jewish history.  The main records are on microfilm.  They have […]

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Bytča Archives Jewish Records—Place

May 27th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Bytča Archives Jewish Records Sorted by Place Name On a recent trip to Slovakia, my cousins and I visited the Slovakian state archives in Bytča, one of 7 regional archives in the country.  Their paper documents are generally for researching the nobility and other things not relevant to Jewish history.  The main records are on microfilm.  They […]

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D’var Torah for my Bat Mitzvah

June 15th, 2014 · No Comments

This is the drosh, the Torah commentary, I wrote for my Bat Mitzvah on June 14, 2014.  My Torah portion was Sh’lakh L’kha, specifically Numbers 15:14-16. I gave a shorter, and less technical version, at the actual service.  The only changes were to the genetics portion in the beginning (I also did not read anything in boxes). […]

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mtDNA: Using Raw Data to Fill Out Your Subtree

October 11th, 2012 · 11 Comments

I’ve been heavily into genealogy for the last year, fleshing out both my and my husband’s family trees.  Recently, I decided to delve into DNA.  I chose 23andme and have been thrilled with the results (this link gives me a small referral fee, thanks if you use it). One of the things they tested me […]

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