2 2015

Jewish Surnames

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Adat Elohim 2420 E Hillcrest
Thousand Oaks, CA
818-889-6616 (Phone)
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Contact Rosalie Bell
818-889-6616 (Phone)
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Learn when Jewish surnames were first used in various countries, how they developed, and their transformation upon immigration. This presentation will dispel several common myths about Jewish surnames. Classifications of surnames will include: patronymic/matronymic, toponymic, occupational, artificial, religious, and acronyms. Discover which Jewish surnames are the most common in the U.S., Eastern Europe and Israel, as well as sources for learning more about your surnames and how they may be accessed.

Sponsor: JGSCV and Temple Adat Elohim