Global Day ON AIR 2018: Arthur Kurzweil
For many years it was thought that Jews could not trace their family trees – that names were changed and records destroyed. Arthur Kurzweil, known as America’s foremost Jewish genealogist, will explain why and how to successfully climb your family tree.
Arthur Kurzweil is a writer, publisher, teacher and magician. He is the author of several books including On the Road with Rabbi Steinsaltz and From Generation to Generation: How to Trace your Jewish Family History. Arthur received a lifetime achievement award from the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies for his groundbreaking work in the field. His textbook, My Generations: A Course in Jewish Family History, has been used in synagogue schools for almost 35 years.