Genealogy Tools

Tweet Jewish Genealogy Yad Vashem – Records of victims of the Shoah (WWII Holocaust). See ‘Hall of Names’ and search on a surname such as ‘Goldshol’. JewishGen Communities and JewishGen Gazetteer – powered by Ancestry.com. It’s easier to use an external search engine for an initial hit (ex. ‘prypiat’) and then follow the related links…

Allyship

Tweet From Holistic Vet Care: Books to Read – “Freedom Is a Constant Struggle” by Angela Davis – “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander – “Born a Crime” by Trevor Noah – “British Museum” by Daljit Nagra – “Beloved” by Toni Morrison – “Noname in the Streets” by James Baldwin – “I Know Why the…

SoCal Travel

Tweet The J. Paul Getty Museum has two locations: Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles; and Getty Villa, 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades. The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino (near Pasadena); library, art collections, and botanical gardens.

Sherry Thomas

Tweet Sherry Thomas s The Fitzhugh Trilogy Ravishing the Heiress by Sherry Thomas is the second book in an intertwined trilogy telling the stories of twins Fitz and Helena and their older sister Venetia over a period of more than eight years.  In this book 19-year old Fitz, Eton student turned impoverished earl, marries 16-year…