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All novice researchers of Jewish genealogy should own this book.
While the book lacks depth in some areas, it covers every important facet of Genealogical research, and provides a point to jump from in search for more information.
While a good scholar and critically oriented, he is generally a littel more eager than I am to accept oral traditions or unproven claims of rabbinic lines.
Revised in 2004 to incorporate Internet sources for Jewish genealogy, the book remains current despite so much Internet data available. Read morePublished 18 months ago by kokokizzmom
It is both entertaining to read and has lots of useful research tips if you are tracing your Jewish ancestors back to Europe. Read morePublished 21 months ago by RichardW
I am so glad I ordered this book. It is difficult to put down, as it reads like a heartwarming novel. Read morePublished on March 21, 2011 by CB