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JCHC University: A Brief History of Jewish Surnames
28 December 2015 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Presenter: Jolie Fromm
Jolie Fromm, CALA, and Eldercare Consultant
Did you know the common Jewish last name, Katz, is not indicative of the German word for “cat”, but rather is derived from the Biblical phrase, Kohen Tzaddik – meaning a righteous kohein, or priest, who performed specific religious rituals in the Jewish Holy Temple?
Learn some interesting facts about these and other Jewish last names at this lecture.