So what's your "ancestory?"
We are a community comprised of countless stories beginning in countless places. Enjoy reading some of the ancestry and heritage stories submitted by fellow members of our Upper Fairfield County Jewish community. To submit your own entry to this blog, please email your story and at least one photo to

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My Parents' WWII Correspondence

April 10, 2019

An Unknown Common Thread in Fairfield

October 12, 2018

Special, Not Different

August 30, 2018

Searching for Preis and Finding Prajs

August 29, 2018

Sholom Aleichem Remembered

August 14, 2018

My Family's Stories in Jewish Music & More

August 14, 2018

A Surprising Story about Pop

August 13, 2018

Never Forget Where You Came From

August 13, 2018

Coming to America

August 10, 2018

The Purim Chicken

August 2, 2018

Naomi, Charlie, and the Road to Obodivka

October 8, 2017

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