genealogy

  • Seeking Kin: Whispers, a picture and unrequited love

    JTA’s Archive Blog will be hosting the new “Seeking Kin” column that aims to help reunite readers with long-lost friends and relatives. Tchiya Rosenthal’s mother Tova, shown here in the 1930s shortly before she met Yosef Fulman. Even at age 10, Tchiya Rosenthal sensed a secret. The woman she knew as Aunt Lily frequently visited… More ▸

  • British actress June Brown descendant of bare-knuckle Jewish boxer

    While looting and vandalism shocked London this week, one British TV show mentioned a Jewish celebrity tie to an earlier illegal past time: bare-knuckle boxing.  Last night marked the eighth season premiere of BBC One’s "Who Do You Think You Are?" The show films celebrities exploring their family heritage.  On last night’s episode, British actress June… More ▸