Sallyann Amdur Sack has been at the forefront of the development of organized Jewish genealogy since its inception. Editor and co-owner of Avotaynu, the International Review of Jewish Genealogy, past president of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies and recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award, she's written seven reference books and taught widely on the subject. A graduate of Radcliffe College, Sack earned a Ph.D. in psychology at George Washington University.
Course Title: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy (Fall Term 2018)
"She is engaging, knowledgeable, encouraging and extremely helpful."
"It was an excellent blend of factual information regarding databases and on-line resources, a practical approach on how to embark on family history research, and lots of interesting and useful personal experiences and examples."
Course Title: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy (Spring Term 2018)
"This was one of the best OSHER@Dartmouth classes I have taken. Really enjoyed it and loved hearing everyone's stories. Picked up lots of new places to look for family info."
"This was a superb course that far exceeded my expectations. It was the best of the four OSHER@Dartmouth course I have taken. I would definitely recommend it to others"
"Sallyann has an extraordinary background and encyclopedic knowledge of this subject. Her husband Irwin also explained a number of points about website content and searching. It was a true joy to learn from them both."