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Rivka Goldblatt is a genealogist specialising in Jewish family history. Her website is www.jewishfamilyresearch.com

A cut-out-and-keep beard for you
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Your beard and how it works

News from 1867 suggests that beards might be something more than a fashionable fad...

Wed, 10:50
Your beard and how it works
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The Ten Lost Tribes, Found

Genealogist Rivka Goldblatt uses the JC archive to try and identify Judaism's Ten Lost Tribes

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The Ten Lost Tribes, Found
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The First Jews of South Africa

Celebrate the birth of a new Jewish community in a 'distant colony', from the new series where genealogist Rivka Goldblatt delves into the more interesting corners of the JC Archive

Monday, December 18, 2017
The First Jews of South Africa
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No BDS and No Need for an Army

A sobering look at the plight of Jews in 19th Century Europe from the new series where genealogist Rivka Goldblatt delves into the more interesting corners of the JC Archive

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
No BDS and No Need for an Army
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Buried alive!

A spine-chilling tale from the new series where genealogist Rivka Goldblatt delves into the more interesting corners of the JC Archive

Monday, December 4, 2017
Buried alive!
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We need an Interpreter

An illuminating look at Russia from the new series where genealogist Rivka Goldblatt delves into the more interesting corners of the JC Archive

Monday, November 27, 2017
We need an Interpreter
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No Jews in Moscow

An illuminating look at Russia from the new series where genealogist Rivka Goldblatt delves into the more interesting corners of the JC Archive

Thursday, November 23, 2017
No Jews in Moscow
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He invented my glasses

The first of a new series where genealogist Rivka Goldblatt delves into the more interesting corners of the JC Archive

Monday, November 13, 2017
He invented my glasses