Family History Program

Budding Jewish History Detectives

Mining archives and the Internet, participants in teen
genealogy program explore their families — and the past.

07/27/2010
Editorial Intern

 As 16-year-old Elan Stochel discovered this summer, sometimes a misspelled name can make all the difference.

One of 24 teen participants in the Samberg Family History Program at the Center for Jewish History this month, Stochel, a junior at Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy, learned firsthand the joys and frustrations of genealogical research.

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