The Institute was founded in 1998 in Tel-Aviv, Israel. One of the main tasks of the Institute is the restoration of the history of certain Jewish families in the context of the history of the whole Jewish people.
Am HaZikaron is researching the origin of Jewish clans, searching the roots of modern Jews, is carrying out the research activity on the mentioned topics, develops and implements youth, educational and social projects in Israel, USA and the countries of the former USSR.
And He took Abraham outside and said,
“Look up at the sky and count the stars –
if indeed you can count them.”
Then he said to him,
“So shall your offspring be.”
The research is aimed to restore the American period of the history of your family and to reestablish the pre-American period of the history, connecting you to your ancestors, who lived in European or other countries.
The family tree poster is simply the best possible presentation of your family tree. It is concise, clear, creative, beautiful and impressive. It improves connections between family members and can be an excellent present for wedding, bar/bat mitzvah, birthday or any family gathering.
The Certificate tells how, where and when the name appeared, who the first bearers were and how they lived, how the family migrated from country to country through the ages and who the prominent members of the clan were
Family trees from 72 countries
Members of “Generations” project
Researches of history of Jewish clans
In 2006 the Institute completed the accumulation of the data on many centuries long history of 63 different Jewish clans consisting of data on thousands of people. The data allowed to demonstrate the preservation of certain properties within the clans, providing a principally new approach to the question of the longevity and the survival of the Jewish People. The results were published in an article “The Jewish People as a phenomenon of historical longevity: on the theory of meta-clans and the principles of survival”.