Dedication & Acknowledgements from the 3rd edition | First American Jewish Families
Adored and adoring,
whose loving help
had brought this
and so much else
to joyous reality.
The publication of this book has been made possible by the generosity of many individuals--dear ones and friends. The compiler expresses his gratitude to them, with special thanks to the following.
The Littauer Publication Fund of the American Jewish Historical Society, a beneficiary of the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, Harry Starr, President.
The Central Conference of American Rabbis, honoring the compiler's completion of ten years as Director of Rabbinic Placement, and establishing the CCAR Genealogical Fund as the repository for gifts toward this publication.
Malcolm H. and Louise B. Stern.
Leonard N Simons, Southfield, Michigan
Paul Uhlmann, Jr., Kansas City, Missouri
Leon L. Berkowitz, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Congregation Beth Elohim, Charleston, South Carolina
Congregation Emanu-El, New York, New York
Mrs. Roger A. Horne, Norfolk, Virginia
Robert C. Nusbaum, Norfolk, Virginia
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Edward L. Stern, Plantation, Florida
For the production of this work, the following deserve special gratitude: Wesley Cullen Davidson and Nancy E. R. Opperman for typing and layout of the charts; Gary Mokotoff, leader in genealogy and creative computerizer, and with Rose Ciecierski of Data Universal, Inc., of Teaneck, NJ, for their diligence in the immense task of computerizing the 50,000-name index; Allan T Hirsh, Jr., Chairman of Ottenheimer Publishers of Baltimore, avid genealogist, for offering republication of this work. My beloved wife, Louise, gave countless hours of her editorial expertise to proofreading the index. Dr. Jacob R. Marcus, mentor, teacher, and friend, who inspired and endowed my original effort, has graciously yielded the copyright owned by the American Jewish Archives to the publisher of this update edition.
Dedication and acknowledgements
from the 3rd Edition
Foreword to the 3rd Edition by
Jacob Rader Marcus
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