Share Your Journey
Stephanie Gutman McCaw
Teaneck, NJ, United States
In 1912, my Grandpa Philip left Russia to avoid going into the Russian army, which would have been a fairly certain death sentence. He was 18 when he came to ...
Cantor Josh Breitzer
Brooklyn, NY, United States
My great-grandfather Cantor Jacob Margolis studied at the Great Yeshiva in Vilna. In 1907 he went to England to teach Hebrew and later led a group of 200 families to ...
Nicholas S. Miller
New York, NY, United States
Like most New York Jews, both my parents trace their ancestry back to Eastern Europe and Russia, with details growing hazy before the pogroms that forced our relatives to the ...
New York, New York, USA
The Story of the Jews writer and presenter Simon Schama shares his family's history as a part of the great Jewish diaspora.