David Chapin traces his Letichev region roots through his maternal ancestors. A noted Jewish genealogist, he has lectured, written numerous articles, and was a featured guest on radio. He is author of The Zimmerman Family History and the Dallas Jewish Genealogical Guide. David is a geophysicist who operates an instrumentation company in Austin, Texas. He enjoys history, traveling, camping, and biking.
Ben Weinstock can trace his Letichev region roots back over 250 years on both sides of his family. Ben is a physical therapist and computer consultant. In his free time, this New York resident enjoys traveling, sketching, and staying fit.