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Sunday, February 14 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Searching for Relatives in the JDC Names Database

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The JDC Archives Names Database includes more than 500,000 names of individuals who have received aid from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. This important resource for genealogists and other researchers is drawn from the client lists and index cards of “the Joint,” as the organization is often called, from operations in over 90 countries worldwide. The database contains primary source documents as well as an index.


Naomi Barth

Naomi Barth is the Archives Project Specialist at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), where she manages the Names Database of archival documents for online publication. She holds a B.A. in History with a concentration in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 1:45pm - 3:00pm EST
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