Adina Newman – L’Dor V’Dor: Using DNA to Reunite Holocaust Survivors
May 5, 2024 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
at Temple Emanuel (Hybrid Meeting*)
*Speaker will present in person. You may attend in person or on Zoom.
We know the power and potential of DNA testing to find family and uncover long buried family secrets. The DNA Reunion Project at the Center for Jewish History is using DNA technology to help reunite Holocaust survivors with living relatives and their history. In this presentation, Dr. Adina Newman shows how genetic genealogy benefits the Holocaust survivor community, with examples of how DNA has provided closure and led to heartwarming reunions.
At My Family Genie (myfamilygenie.com), Dr. Adina Newman assists clients with research and blogs about genealogy. She is co-founder of the DNA Reunion Project, and is a certified genealogist, specializing in Jewish genealogy, genetic genealogy, social media, and New England. She has received international social media attention for her research into the genealogy of celebrities. Adina is a valued member of our society.