Nolan Altman

Nolan Altman is currently JewishGen’s director of data acquisition and coordinator for JewishGen’s Holocaust, JOWBR (Burial Registry), and Memorials & Plaques databases. He is also a past president and current board member for the Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island (JGSLI) in New York. In 2021, Nolan was recognized by the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) with their Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, the organization’s volunteer award was renamed in his honor, the “Nolan Altman IAJGS Volunteer of the Year Award.” Nolan continues to write articles and present to social groups and adult education classes on genealogical topics.

Articles by Nolan Altman

How to Find a Jewish Grave

Tips for locating your family’s burial sites.