February 2023

Special Virtual Issue



Minimum Effort, Maximum Output: Best Tricks for Using MyHeritage
Daniel Horowitz
February 12, 1:30 pm
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Research Sunday
February 26, 2 pm
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All program times listed are East Coast time.

700 Years of Vilnius, a City of Translation
Center for Jewish History and Yivo Institute
Laimonas Briedis
January 25, 7pm
free, online
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Share and Share Alike: The Rules of Genealogical Privacy
Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh and the Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center
Judy G. Russell
January 29, 1 pm
$5 for non-members
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The Holocaust in the European Context
Susanne Heim
Center for Jewish History
January 30, noon
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Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War: The Union Army
The Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center
Adam D. Mendelsohn and Jonathan D. Sarna
January 31, 1 pm
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Gone Girl: DNA and Document Strategies for Finding a VERY Long Lost Female Cousin
Rhoda Miller
Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland
February 1, 7 pm
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The Making of a Mosaic: European Migrant Journeys during the Age of Steam
Dr. Nicholas Evans
Northeast Indiana Jewish Genealogy Society
February 7, 2:30 pm
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Give Us Our Name: Creating Jewish Genealogy
Rachel B. Gross
Vilna Shul
February 8, 7 pm
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Researching Your Roots with LitvakSIG
Carol Hoffman
Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh
February 12, noon
$5 for non-members
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Be an Expert: Create a Resource Guide
Emily Garber
Santa Cruz Jewish Genealogy Society
February 12, 4 pm
$5 for non-members
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Persian Jewry: A Precious History
The Cummings Center
Alan Niku
February 15, 3 pm
$15 for non-members
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Using Yivo Resources for Jewish Genealogical Resources
Hallel Yadin
Orange County California Jewish Genealogy Society
February 26, 1 pm
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Using Online Historical Jewish Newspapers for Genealogical Research
Janice Sellers
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois
February 26, 3 pm
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The NERGC2023 conference is May 3-6 in Springfield, MA.
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