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  • Bernard, Gildas. Les familles juives en France, XVIIe siècle - 1815 : guide des recherches biographiques et généalogiques [Guide to genealogical research for Jewish families in France]. Paris, France : Archives nationales de France, c1990. (FHL call no. 944 D27bg)
  • Kolatch, Alfred J. The Complete dictionary of English and Hebrew first names. Middle Village, New York : Jonathan David, c1984. (FHL call no. 940 D46k).
  • Mendelsohn, Oskar. Jødenes historie i Norge gjennom 300 år. Oslo, Norway : Universitetsforlaget, c1969-c1986. (FHL call no. [948.1 F2m]).
  • Mokotoff, Gary. How to document victims and locate survivors of the Holocaust. (FHL call no. 940 F2mo).
  • Mokotoff, Gary and Sallyann Amdur Sack with Alexander Sharon. Where Once We Walked: A Guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust, Rev. ed. Bergenfield, N.J.: Avotaynu, 2002 (FHL book 940 E5ms 2002). WorldCat entry.
  • Mokotoff, Gary and Warren Blatt. Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy. Bergenfield, N.J.: Avotaynu, 1999. (FHL book 973 D27mgs). WorldCat entry.
  • Roth, Cecil. Encyclopedia Judaica. Jerusalem, Israel : Keter, c1972. (FHL call no. 296.03 En 19j).
  • Sack, Sallyann Amdur. A Guide to Jewish Genealogical Research in Israel. Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987. (FHL book 956.94 D27s). WorldCat entry.
  • Sack, Sallyann Amdur and Gary Mokotoff. Avotaynu Guide to Jewish Genealogy. Bergenfield, N.J.: Avotaynu, 2004 (FHL book 929.1 Sa14a). WorldCat entry.
  • Schleifer, Jay. A Student’s Guide to Jewish American Genealogy. Phoenix, Ariz.: Oryx Press, c1996. (FHL book 973 D27oje). WorldCat entry.
  • Schmuck, Hilmar. Jüdischer Biographischer Index = Jewish biographical index. München, Germany : K.G. Saur, 1998. (FHL call no. 920.0092924).
  • Spector, Shmuel and Geoffrey Wigoder. The encyclopedia of Jewish life : before and during the Holocaust. Jerusalem, Israel : Yad Vashem, [2001]. (FHL call no. 940 F26j).
  • Weiner, Miriam. Jewish roots in Poland : pages from the past and archival inventories. New York, New York : YIVO, [c1997]. (FHL call no. 943.8 F2wm).
  • Weiner, Miriam. Jewish roots in Ukraine and Moldova : pages from the past and archival inventories. New York, New York : YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, c1999. (FHL call no. 947.71 F2w).
  • Wenzural, Rosemary. A Beginners Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Great Britain. London: Jewish Gen. Soc. of Great Britain, 2000.(FHL book 942 D27j) WorldCat entry.
  • Wynne, Suzan Fishl. Finding Your Jewish Roots in Galicia: A Resource Guide. Teaneck, N.J., Avotaynu, c1998. (FHL book 943.86 K37w) WorldCat entry.
  • Wynne, Suzan Fishl. The Galitzianers: The Jews of Galicia, 1772-1918. Kensington, Md.: S.F. Wynne, 2006. (FHL book 943.86 K3w). WorldCat entry.
  • Zubatsky, David S. and Irwin M. Berent. Sourcebook for Jewish genealogies and family histories. Teaneck, New Jersey : Avotaynu, c1996. (FHL call no. 296 Z81s).

Jewish genealogy researchers should check Avotaynu, publisher of works on Jewish genealogy at its website for additional resources:

http://www.avotaynu.com/