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Tracing Relatives Who Moved To Israel

There is hardly a Jewish family anywhere that doesn’t have some family living in Israel. In many cases, however, people don’t know who those relatives are…

It was not uncommon in the years before the Holocaust for siblings leaving Eastern Europe to move abroad, some moving to the United States and some moving to what is now Israel. Especially during the Holocaust, many of these siblings lost touch with each other, and while some family survived in the US, and some in Israel, many did not know of the other’s survival, and as generations passed, many children didn’t even know of the existence of their cousins.