in 2011 launched "Seeking Kin," his now-thrice-monthly column on people searching for long-lost relatives and friends.
February 13, 2013 9:41pm
It pained Denver’s Don Jacobson to consider the relatives he’s never met, whose names he didn’t know and the family celebrations they could have been sharing all these years. So he went looking for them — and found some in Brooklyn.
February 10, 2013 7:42pm
Omri Casspi isn’t playing much these days for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and he wonders why. It’s a far cry from the early fanfare for the only Israeli to make the NBA.
February 7, 2013 5:40pm
Jerusalem’s Sofia Greenberg is searching for the descendants of her grandfather’s brother, the man who more than three decades before the Nazis marched into Ukraine saved his future relatives from the pits that swallowed other family members.
January 31, 2013 6:01pm
Sonia Lifschitz believes her sister — whom her parents were told died at birth — was one of more than 1,000 infants of Sephardic origin who may have been abducted from Israeli hospitals during the 1950s.
January 13, 2013 9:18pm
Tamar Dagan of Jerusalem is hoping to find one possible relative in the U.S. to discover more about another relative — Shalom Schwartzbard, who in 1926 killed a man in what Jews of the time saw as a justifiable act of revenge.
January 3, 2013 3:47pm
A one-time tutor of Sara Kucikowicz is looking for the sister of the teenage poet who perished in the Holocaust so he can hand over a photo from 1939.
December 30, 2012 9:01pm
Ruth Marcus, a retired statistician living in Israel, has determined what became of all but three students in a photo of the first graduating class at Grodno’s Tarbut Gymnasium that included her late father — and the search goes on.
December 20, 2012 9:53pm
An Israeli man searches for the woman who saved his grandmother’s life at Auschwitz.
December 13, 2012 10:33pm
Hanna Nisman never dreamt she had Christian relatives. Lynne Hoe wasn’t sure she had Jewish ones. But Nisman, an Israeli, and Hoe, of Tulsa, Okla., are second cousins who were alerted to each other’s existence by “Seeking Kin.”
November 19, 2012 2:31pm
As the 60th anniversary of her Geulah Elementary School draws near, Toronto’s Ora Bogomolny is finally arranging the reunion she thought about for years.