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Sack-Sallyann - still image

Sack-Sallyann - still image

Widely regarded as the "godmother" of Jewish genealogy, Sallyann Amdur Sack first began to explore her family's roots at the behest of her youngest daughter, and later went on to found the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington and the journal Avotaynu: The International Review of Jewish Genealogy.

Institution: Avotaynu, Inc.

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