JGSI board member Harriet Rudnit led an introductory discussion for youngsters about how to research family history at the June 9, 2013, JGSI Jewish genealogy conference at Temple Beth Israel in Skokie. (Scott Meyer photo)
Duff Wilson of Ancestry.com led two sessions on Family Tree Maker in the Temple Beth Israel library in Skokie, Illinois, on June 9, 2013, as part of the JGSI Jewish genealogy conference. (Scott Meyer photo)
First American Jewish Families: 600 Genealogies, 1654-1977 First Edition. by Malcolm H. Stern. Malcolm Stern's Americans of Jewish Descent marked a milestone in the study of American Jewish genealogy. Contains the family trees of every family of Jewish descent known to have been established in America prior to 1840, traced (when possible) to the present - over 40,000 individuals in total.