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Russian Jewish Surnames

Hosted By: Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

“What Can We Learn about Our Ancestors from Jewish Surnames Adopted in the Russian Empire?” will be the topic of a virtual presentation by scholar and author Alexander Beider for the Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois at 2 p.m. CST.

He will explain how Jewish surnames adopted in the Russian Empire reflect a panorama of Jewish life at the beginning of the 19th century including: languages used and their peculiarities, occupations, given names, and places of settlement.

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