Rose Avigael Feldman
(The photographs appearing on this page are samples of my creations in thread, yarn & material.)

Keeper of the following family trees: Boyarsky, Epstein, Feldman, Filiba, Gitner, Goldberg, Licht, Lulkin, Neistein, Orenstein, Resnick, Slovik, Sojcher, Spirtas, Szperber, Trepman, Waldfogel
The Family Tree of the Jewish People
The Douglas E. Goldman JEWISH GENEALOGY CENTER, The Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora

Contact Information:

Occupation:

      Retired and busy building databases
      on Eretz Israel for IGRA

Only a
              genealogist regardss a step backwards as progress
Education:

School of Education
Dept. of Research Methods, Measurement & Evaluation
Tel-Aviv University
1993 - 1998
Masters of Arts Degree with Honors
Thesis Title:
Relationships between Assessment Preferences,
Learner's Characteristics and Track of Study

Chicago Teacher’s College North
1965-1967
Bachelor of Arts Degree

Industrial Arts Teaching Seminar
Givatyim, Israel
1962-1964

Presentations dealing with GENEALOGY:

Feldman, R.A., (2014, November).On Both Sides and in the Middle: The Jews in Eretz Israel in WWI  Presented at "Roots at the Front":First World War resources for family history, The National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel.
Feldman, R.A., (2014, July). Yes there is a female paper trail: a case study based on Eretz Israel   Presented at the 34th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Jerusalem, Israel.
Feldman, R.A., (2014, July). The Jewish Legion and the Jews in Eretz Israel in World War I   Presented at the 34th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2014, July). Looking Outside the BMD Box for Your Mother and Aunts: A Case Study Based on Eretz Israel  Presented at The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois, Skokie, IL, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2014, June). Genealogy Research with the Help of Historical Newspapers Presented at the Course in Genealogy Research at the Central Zionist Archives, Jerusalem, Israel
Feldman, R.A., (2014, March). Genealogy Research with the Help of Historical Newspapers Presented at Hamercza Lelimudei Toldot Ra'anana, Ra'anana, Israel
Feldman, R.A., (2014, January). Genealogy Research with the Help of Historical Newspapers Presented at the Course in Genealogy Research at the Central Zionist Archives, Jerusalem, Israel
Feldman, R.A., (2013,October). The Historic, Sociological, and Demographic Significance of the Montefiore Censuses of the Holy Land 1839-1875 - 'Visions of Judaism and Jewish Community in the 19th Century: The Impact of Sir Moses Montefiore' an International Seminar Concluding the Montefiore Testimonials Digittization Project, University College London, London, England.
Feldman, R.A., (2013, August). Social Media for Societies BOF (Sponsored by IAJGS)  Presented at the 33rd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Boston, MA, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2013, August). Navigating with Filters: the New IGRA Search Engine for Eretz Israel (mid 19th century - 1964) Presented at the 33rd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Boston, MA, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2013,May). A Three Way Split: Did Something Cause It? Presented at New Trends in the Historiography of Jewish Immigration - an International Workshop, The Western Galilee College, Akko, Israel
Feldman, R.A., (2013, April). Rehovot as a case study for resources in and out of Rehovot Presented at the Rehovot Branch of the Israel Genealogy Research Association, Rehovot, Israel
Feldman, R.A., (2012, November). Amazing What You Find in Old Newspapers: Case Study of the Historical Jewish Press Website Presented at the Jerusalem Branch of the Israel Genealogy Research Association, Jerusalem, Israel
Feldman, R.A., (2012, November). Building Databases: From the Point of View of Genealogy Research Presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of Israel Archivist and Information Society, Tsuba, Israel.
Feldman, R.A., (2012, September). Bringing the Montefiore Censuses to the Masses Presented at the Raananna Branch of the Israel Genealogy Research Association, Raanana, Israel
Feldman, R.A., (2012, July). A New Resource to Find Your Relatives in Eretz Israel Presented at the 32th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Paris, France.
Feldman, R.A., (2011, November). New All Israel Database for Genealogical Research in Israel. Presented at the 8th Jerusalem Conference on the Digitisation of Cultural Heritage, Jerusalem, Israel.
Feldman, R.A., (2010, November). Bringing Montefiore to the Masses. Presented at the 7th Jerusalem Conference on the Digitisation of Cultural Heritage, Jerusalem, Israel.
Feldman, R.A., (2010, November). A three way split: What caused it? Presented at the 6th Israel Genealogical Society National Seminar - Jewish Families migration split - some went East (Eretz Israel) and some went elsewhere, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Feldman, R.A., (2010, July). The Document Bridge between the Montefiore Census and the British Mandate. Presented at the 30th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2010, July). Breaking News: The Montefiore Censuses Database Is Here and in English.  Presented at the 30th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2009, December). Building a Virtual Community Site for a Place That No Longer Exists. Presented at the 5th Israel Genealogical Society National Seminar - Preserving Memory: Family and Community, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Feldman, R.A., (2009, November). A Document Here, A Document There: Genealogy in Israel as a Cross-Archival Project. Presented at the 6th Jerusalem Conference on the Digitisation of Cultural Heritage, Jerusalem, Israel.
Feldman, R.A., (2009, Aug). Treasures and Questions in Creating a Database of Medical Professionals in Mandate Palestine. Presented at the 29th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2009, June). The Montefiore Census Project of IGS. Presented at the Jerusalem  Branch of the Israel Genealogical Society (Hebrew).
Feldman, R.A. & Stein, B., (2008, Dec). The Montefiore Census Project of IGS. Presented at the Tel-Aviv Branch of the Israel Genealogy Society (Hebrew).
Feldman, R.A., (2008, Aug). Amazing What You Find When Indexing a Newspaper: Case Study of the Palestine Post Website. Presented at the 28th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Chicago, IL, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2008, Jan). Introducing "Eretz Israel Record Indexing" (EIRI). Presented at the Tel-Aviv Branch of the Israel Genealogical Society (Hebrew).
Feldman, R.A., (2007, July). Military Resources in Eretz Israel for the Genealogical Sleuth. Presented at the 27th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2007, July). The 1839 Montefiore Census of Eretz Israel. Presented at the 27th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Feldman, R.A. & Tagger, M., (2006, Nov). Volunteers in Genealogical Societies: Saving the Information and Serving the Community. Presented at the Jerusalem 2006 Conference on the Digitisation of Cultural Heritage
Feldman, R.A. & Tagger, M., (2006, August). Resources documenting the Jewish population in Eretz Israel 1839-1929 Presented at the 26th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, New York City, NY, USA.
Feldman, R.A. (2006, August). What's the next step after finding a testimony for someone in the Yad Vashem Database? Presented at the 26th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, New York City, NY, USA.
Feldman, R.A., (2004, October). The Planning of a Database of Memorials Found in Israel of Vanished Communities: Pictures of the Memorials and Indexes Presented at the Jerusalem Conference on the Digitisation of Cultural Heritage, Jerusalem, Israel.
Feldman, R.A. & Stepak E., (2004, July). The Memorials of Vanished Communities Database Presented at the 24th IAJGS International Conference on Jewishg Genealogy, Jerusalem, Israel.
Feldman, R.A., (2004, May). 24th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Presented at Jewish Family Research Association Ranana Branch, (English)
Feldman, R.A. & Wagner, D. (2004, January). The Israeli Searches for His Roots Presented at the 19th Annual "Moach" Conference,"Computer Communications and the Communications Media as the Catalyst of Social Process", Tel-Aviv, Israel (Hebrew).
Feldman, R.A. (2003, July). Through the Looking Glass of History: Putting the Shtetl Pieces Together Presented at the 23rd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Washington DC, USA.
Feldman, R.A. (2002, November). Poland-Jewish Records Indexing: Voluntary Jewish Electronic Communications Encompasses the World Presented at the Annual "ILA" Conference,"Information Technologies - Vision, Accomplishments & Building the Future", Tel-Aviv, Israel (Hebrew).
Feldman, R.A. (2002, April). "Virtually" Discovering the Places Where My Parents Were Born Presented at the Tel-Aviv Branch of the Israel Genealogy Society (Hebrew).

Articles:

Feldman, R.A. (July 2014) Researching Your Female Ancestors in Eretz Israel: Part Two - The British Administration of Eretz Israel - second half, Israel Genealogy Research Association.
Feldman, R.A. (March 2014) Researching Your Female Ancestors in Eretz Israel: Part Two - The British Administration of Eretz Israel - first half, Israel Genealogy Research Association.Feldman, R.A. (July 2013) Researching Your Female Ancestors in Eretz Israel: Part One - The Ottoman Empire Period, Israel Genealogy Research Association.
Feldman, R.A. (Summer 2012) New Databases for Finding Relatives in Eretz Yisrael, Avotaynu 28 (2), 17-18.
Feldman, R.A. (February 2012) Using Newspapers and Land Registries to Find People, Israel Genealogy Research Association.
Feldman, R.A. (Fall 2011) Genealogy and Yad Vashem hand in hand. Yad Vashem
Feldman, R.A. (May 2009)  Book Review - Exiled to Palestine - Substitution Immigration. Sharsheret Hadorot: Journal of Jewish Genealogy, 23, (1), XXXIV-XXXV.
Feldman, R.A. (May 2009)  What Does the Use of PDF Files Mean for Members of the Israel Genealogical Society? Sharsheret Hadorot: Journal of Jewish Genealogy, 23, (1), XXVII-XXVIII.
Feldman, R.A. (May 2008)  A new look at the 1839 Montefiore census of Eretz Israel. Shemot, 16, (2), 13-16.
Feldman, R.A. (February 2008) Names of Women in the Montefiore Census of 1839. Sharsheret Hadorot: Journal of Jewish Genealogy, 22, (1), V-VI.
Feldman, R.A. (Fall 2007) Military Resources in Eretz Israel For the Genealogical Sleuth. Avotaynu,XXIII (3), 37-40.
Feldman, R.A. (November 2007) Book Review - Princess or Prisoner. Sharsheret Hadorot: Journal of Jewish Genealogy, 21, (4), XL-XLI. (Reprint)
Feldman, R.A. (Spring 2007) Book Review - Princess or Prisoner. Roots-Key, 27 (1), 2.
Feldman, R.A. (February 2007) After Finding a Testimony in the Yad Vashem Database - The Next Step. Sharsheret Hadorot: Journal of Jewish Genealogy, 21, (1), 27-31.
Feldman, R.A. (Fall/Winter 2006) The Yad Vashem Database: Next Steps. Roots-Key, 26 (3/4), 6-7.
Feldman, R.A. (February 2005) Protecting Your Original Documents. Sharsheret Hadorot: Journal of Jewish Genealogy, 19, (1), 15.
Feldman, R.A. (February 2003) "Virtually" Discovering the Places where My Parents Were Born. Sharsheret Hadorot: Journal of Jewish Genealogy, 17, (1), 15-16.
Feldman, R.A. (Winter 2003) Why a Website to Memorialize a Small Shtetl. Roots-Key, 22 (4), 10-11.

Participation in the Organization of Conferences and Seminars:

2010 - The Launching of the Montefiore Censuses Website and Search Engine, 3 October 2010, Mishkenot Sha'ananim, Jerusalem, Israel
2007 - Third Annual Seminar on Jewish Genealogy - The Wandering Jew: Jewish Migration Between the 18th to 20th Centuries, 12 November 2007, Beit Wolyn, Givatayim
2006 - Second National Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Family Roots in the Land of Israel and in the World
, 20 November 2006, Beit Wolyn, Givatayim
2005 - First National Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, Family Roots in the Land of Israel and in the World
, 28 November 2005, Diaspora Museum, Tel-Aviv
2004 - 24th IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy, July 2004 in Jerusalem
2004 - Member of the R&D Committee of the Israel Genealogical Society

Awards:
2014 IAJGS Program Award 2014: Montefiore Census Digitization
2009 Yakir Israel Genealogical Society 

CD Production:

Feldman, R. (2004). Israel Genealogical Society Projects for the 24th IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy – July 2004 in Jerusalem In Memory of Professor Achi Racov z'l

Presentations dealing with EDUCATION:

Feldman, R.A. (2004, February). 1,2,3 Almost All the Faculty is in Presented at the 3rd Annual "Meital" Conference, "Communications in Academic Instruction", Tel-Aviv, Israel (Hebrew).
Feldman, R.A. (2003, February). 1,2,3 All the Faculty Together Presented at the 2nd Annual "Meital" Conference, "Communications in Academic Technology", Ramat Gan, Israel (Hebrew).
Feldman, R.A. (2002, February). The Design Aspect for Developing Instructional Sites that Integrate the Whole Department: A Case Study of the Department of Theatre Arts Presented at the 1st Annual "Meital" Conference, Haifa, Israel (Hebrew).
Birenbaum, M. & Feldman, R.A. (2001, December). Effectiveness of Asynchronous Threaded Discussions in Higher Education: Instructors' Views Paper presented at the 17th Annual "Moach" Conference,"Values, Ethics & Technology in Education in the Digital Age", Tel-Aviv, Israel (Hebrew).
Feldman, R.A. (2000, October). Student Attitudes in Relationship to Information Literacy in Higher Education: Pilot Project Paper presented at the 12th Conference of the Israeli Association for Educational Research, Tel-Aviv, Israel (Hebrew).
Feldman, R.A. (2000, July). On the Relation of Computer Anxiety and Information Literacy Paper presented at the 21st International Conference of Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR), Bratislava, Slovakia.
Feldman, R.A. (1999, July). Should Technophobia be Considered When Giving Tasks That Involve the Use of Computers? Paper presented at the 20th International Conference of Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR), Krakow, Poland.
Feldman, R.A. (1998, July). Relationships between Assessment Preferences, Learner's Characteristics and Track of Study. Paper presented at the 19th International Conference of Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR), Istanbul, Turkey.
Feldman, R.A. (1996, September). Assessment Preferences of Teachers and Students in Various Departments of the Faculty of the Arts. Paper presented at the Northumbria Assessment Conference, Newcastle on tyne, England.
Birenbaum, M. & Feldman, R.A. (1995, July). Relationships between learning characteristics and attitudes toward two assessment formats. Paper presented at the 16th International Conference of Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR), Prague, Czech Republic.
Articles:
Birenbaum, M. & Feldman, R.A. (April 2002) The Electronic Forums as an Instructional and Learning Aid in Higher Education: An International Perspective. Al Hagova, 1, 34-37.
Birenbaum, M. & Feldman, R.A. Relationships between learning patterns and attitudes toward two assessment formats.Educational Research, 40 (1), 90-98.

Conference Proceedings:

Feldman, R. (2000). Student Attitudes in Relationship to Information Literacy in Higher Education: Pilot Project. 12th Conference of the Israeli Association for Educational Research. F. Naser, N. Hativa, & Z. Schwartz (Eds.) Reches Publishers, 335-338 (Hebrew)

Books Illustrated:

Birenbaum, M. (1997). Alternatives in Assessment. Israel: Ramot Publishers

Exhibitions:
Landscapes in Weaving, Nov. 11, 1985 - Nov. 30, 1985, Municipal Exhibition Hall, Netayna Municipality, Netayna, Israel

Landscapes & Figures in Weaving, March 9, 1985 - March 23, 1985, ZOA House, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Landscapes & Images in Weaving, Feb. 16, 1985 - March 3, 1985, Spin & Spindle, Tel-Aviv, Israel