This course is designed for those researchers who wish to use the more complex facilities of JewishGen to further their research and want to explore a family branch for which they know the town of origin.
We will focus on developing a methodology for foreign research, including: (1) the databoard, one document containing the necessary information to research your family branch, (2) the JewishGen Research Table, with a list of others researching your surname or shtetl, and (3) a family descriptive paragraph to connect with others.
Course Material: The course includes 6-7 lessons (10-20 pages each), delivered online (which you can download). Major Topics include:
Format: This is a personal mentoring program which features an online FORUM where you'll be encouraged to post one ancestral branch (one surname), set goals for your research, and work one-on-one with the instructor to research your branch using the databases and communication facilities of JewishGen; this Mentoring process is unique to JewishGen education. Our classes have no scheduled times as our students are international, enabling everyone to read/view/post at leisure.
Please select a branch for which you have
Tuition for this Course is $150. Registration will open two weeks before the class. For questions, please email the instructor by clicking here: Phyllis Kramer, Vice President, Education, JewishGen