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History is Made as Israeli Child is Registered as an Aramean

The following excerpt is from the October 21, 2014 edition of israeltoday.co.il: Yaakov Khalloul, a two-year-old Christian child from the Galilee, made history on Monday when he became the first person in Israel’s modern history to be officially registered as an Aramean. To date, all Christians in Israel have been registered with population authorities as […]

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MyHeritage Team Captures over 50,000 Gravestone Images in 3 Hours in Isreal’s Segula Cemetery

I got a note from Daniel Horowitz at MyHeritage.com this morning telling me that the MyHeritage Israel team just kick-started their global initiative that we recently announced together with BillionGraves, the project in which they wish to digitally preserve the world’s cemeteries. Following is the majority of the note he sent me. “We decided that […]

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New Search Engine Released for All Isreal Databases (AID)

The following was received from the President of IGRA: The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) has released a new search engine for their AID (All Israel Databases) section www.genealogy.org.il/AID/ . In July, at the IAJGS International Conference in Paris, IGRA was awarded the Stern Grant with the intent that these monies to be used to […]

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