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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.

JGSGB members: Program is free. Members do not need to register.
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Please note: The recording will not be available and there is no handout

Program Description:

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.

Presenter bio:

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 professional 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.



May 5, 2024
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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at Temple Emanuel (Hybrid Meeting*)
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