Jeffrey Briskman

Dr. Jeffrey Briskman was born and raised in Kursk, Russia. He attended Kursk State Technical University, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba, Israel, and Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, NJ, from which he holds a Doctorate in Pharmacy.

Dr. Briskman is fluent in Russian and Hebrew, has obtained and translated hundreds of Russian census documents and vital records, and has contributed to numerous independent and JewishGen genealogical research projects. In addition to his collaboration with Dr. Paull on many pioneering genetic genealogy research studies, he is co-authoring their forthcoming book: God on Trial: The Life, Legends, and Descendants of the Shpoler Zeida.