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Jennifer Mendelsohn – Reunited and it Feels So Good

September 11, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

– Zoom Meeting

Discovering a Holocaust survivor’s true identity, finding relatives assumed dead, and reuniting families are some of the successes that Jennifer Mendelsohn has accomplished as a professional genealogist. Her expertise lies in reuniting people through dogged paper trail research and careful DNA analysis. Mendelsohn will share these incredible stories and how she succeeded in locating the information and the people, along with tips and best practices for reconnecting with lost relatives.

Jennifer MendelsohnA widely published journalist, Jennifer Mendelsohn is a DNA “sleuth”, featured in the 2019 bestseller Inheritance by Dani Shapiro. She serves on the board of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Maryland and administers Facebook’s Jewish Genetic Genealogy group. In addition, she created #resistancegenealogy, a project that uses genealogical and historical records to fight disinformation and honor America’s immigrant past. Her work is widely featured nationally and internationally, including in The Washington Post, The New Yorker and CNN.com.


JGSGB members: Program is free. Members do not need to register.
You can find the Zoom link by logging in to your JGSGB Membership account. Once logged in, use the “What would you like to do” dropdown to locate the Members-only Page for the Zoom link. You will also receive an email with the Zoom link the morning of the program.
This program will be recorded, so members will be able to view it on the Members-only Page.

Non-members: Click here to pay $5.00 fee to receive the Zoom link.
If you do not receive and email with the link to the program within 15 minutes, please check your Spam folder.


September 11, 2022
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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– Zoom Meeting


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