Published Books

These Are The Generations (1969)

The result of Rosenstein's first research into the Katzenellenbogen family, as well as his own family's personal ancestry. Out of print.

The Unbroken Chain (1976)

Biographical sketches and genealogy of illustrious Jewish families from the 15th-20th Century.

Latter Day Leaders Sages and Scholars (1982)

Bibliographical index of prominent Jews, rabbis, scholars, leaders, etc. during the 18th to 20th Centuries. Co-edited with Emanuel Rosenstein. Out of print.

The Margolis Family (1984)

History and genealogy of the Margolis family from Suwalki, Poland. Out of print. See also:

Geni: Margolis and Frankel Families

The Feast and the Fast (1984)

The incredible story of the Tosfos Yom Tov, Rabbi Lipman Heller. Co-authored with Rabbi Chaim Uri Lipschitz. Includes numerous family trees.

A Rothschild Saga: From King David to Baron David (1989)

The Genealogical connections between Baron Guy de Rothschild and Baroness Alix de Rothschild. Co-authored with C.B. Bernstein, Esq.

The Unbroken Chain (1976, revised 1990)

Much-expanded second edition. Biographical sketches and genealogy of illustrious Jewish families from the 15th-20th Century (two volumes).

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The Gaon of Vilna and his Cousinhood (1997)

The genealogy of one of the most famous teachers in Jewish history.

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HaMagid on CD-ROM (1997)

Computer CD-ROM containing scanned images of HaMagid's obituaries, wills, death notices and other records. HaMagid, the first ever Hebrew newspaper appeared in Europe in 1856.

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Zerah Yitzchak (1998)

The rabbinical responsa of the author's great-great-great-grandfather, R. Joel Isaac Katzenellenbogen, originally published in Warsaw in 1898 with an approbation by R. Haim HaLevi Soloveitchik (grandfather of R. Aaron HaLevi Soloveitchik, who gave his approbation to this new edition), as well as the biography of R. Joel Isaac and the family genealogy. View Rabbinic Approbation | Buy it from the author: $49.95 including shipping in the US (add $10 for international orders) - send check to

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Stones of Remembrance (Avnei Zikaron) (1999)

This volume contains 921 pre-World War I East European epitaphs from 51 communities with 20 genealogical charts. Includes CD-ROM. Co-authored with Dov Weber. Buy it from the author: $49.95 including shipping in the US (add $10 for international orders) - send check to

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The Lurie Legacy: The House of Davidic Royal Descent (2004)

Linking the Lurie lineage -- which includes such modern luminaries as Sigmund Freud and Martin Buber -- to Rashi, the 11th-century sage, and many other revered Jewish figures from Hillel to Hezekiah -- and ultimately to King David of the 10th century BCE.

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The Grandees of New Jersey (2006)

A family saga and continuous history from pre-Inquisition Spain and Portugal to Holland, the Caribbean and the United States, where descendants of Joshua Naar played a major role in the history of New Jersey and New York.

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