Rose Lerer Cohen
Genealogical research and family tracing with vast experience in Holocaust research in the archives of Yad Vashem and other archives with Holocaust holdings in Israel and abroad; specializes in individual research; heir tracing and family reunification through records in the Hall of Names/Pages of Testimony; the ITS - Arolsen Records and archives relating to the Holocaust in Israel and abroad. On site research in the Central Zionist Archives, the Central Archive of the History of the Jewish People, and additional archives of genealogical importance in Israel.
Genealogical research in Eastern and Western Europe, Israel and South Africa.
Languages: English, Afrikaans, Hebrew Yiddish and with access to translators in all languages.
Oral History interviews video or tape recorded throughout Israel.
Lectures in English and Hebrew different aspects of genealogical research.
Consultation by telephone, or email
Based in Israel; PhD. Diploma in Oral History; Jerusalem University. Member of the Israel Genealogical Society and LitvakSIG (Lithuanian Special Interest Group); coordinator of the Lithuanian Names Project; coordinated the International Slave Labour Interviewing Project for the University of Hagen, Germany in South Africa and Lithuania; co-authored The Holocaust in Lithuania 1941-1945: A Book of Remembrance. (Gefen:Jerusalem; 2002). Published several articles in genealogy and oral history publications
Holocaust research and documentation:
* Holocaust survivor research
* Searching for missing persons
* Uniting families
* Holocaust victim evidence and verification
Yad Vashem Archives and Library:
* Tracing submitters of Pages of Testimony
* Researching material from the International Red Cross (ITS Ã¯Â¿Â½Bad Arolsen )
Private research and tracing of heirs
Genealogical research and archival research
* Eastern Europe
* Western Europe
* South Africa
The countries and towns researched have not been mentioned specifically. If you are embarking on research in an area not listed, and wish to engage our services, please contact us and we will refer you to a competent researcher on our team to assist you with your research project.
Archival research abroad:
* Central Zionist Archives (CZA)
* Central Archive for the History of the Jewish People (CAHJP)
* American Joint Distribution Committee (AJDC) Archive
* Other smaller archives in Israel
* Primary and secondary research for books and articles
* Compiling questionnaires
* Coaching within the framework of genealogy
* Providing the individual and private support of an experienced professional family researcher / genealogist to facilitate your research
We present our research results in a clear and well-organized manner and cite our references both fully and accurately. Confidentiality is assured.
Ph.D. (Holocaust Research)
Emigration & Immigration
; Heir Searcher
Time Period Specialty:
; 19th Century
; 20th Century
Israel ; Lithuania
; Eastern Europe
; Reunion Planner
; Travel & Tours
; Oral History/Interview
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