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A series of educational webinars with Jewish genealogical experts

Tracing your Jewish Roots through Catholic and Inquisition records*
June 3, 2020
Speaker: Genie Milgrom
Award winning author of "My 15 Grandmothers"; Past President of the Society for Crypto Judaic Studies at Colorado Springs; President of Tarbut Sefarad Fermoselle; Board Member of Kulanu.*In Partnership with the American Sephardi Federation
Researching NYC Resources Remotely*
June 17, 2020
Speaker: Jordan Auslander
Forensic genealogist, title and real estate historian; Author of "Index to Jewish records in Slovakia," and "A genealogical gazetteer of Greater Hungary." *In partnership with the JGS of NY
Privacy and Genealogy: What Are The Rules?
June 24, 2020
Speaker: E. Randol (Randy) Schoenberg
Director of the JewishGen Austria-Czech Research Division; Attorney specializing in cases related to looted art and the recovery of property stolen by the Nazis as featured in the 2015 film Woman in Gold; Past President of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.
Rescue and Resettlement: Researching Refugees from Nazi Europe*
July 1, 2020
Speaker: Karen Franklin
Director of family research at the Leo Baeck Institute; co-founder and president of the jury of the Obermayer German Jewish History Awards; Past co-chair of JewishGen's Board of Governors; Past president of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, and recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award; Past President of the Council of American Jewish Museums. *In partnership with Leo Baeck Institute and JGS of NY
Manifest Destiny: Names at Ellis Island
July 8, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Joel Weintraub
Award winning Professor emeritus at California State University Fullerton; Creator search tools for the U.S. and New York City censuses via; Currently developing locational tools for the 2022 release of the 1950 federal census.
From DNA to Genetic Genealogy: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.
July 15, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Morse
Creator of the award-winning One-Step Website; Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies and Award of Merit from the National Genealogical Society; Best known as the architect of the Intel 8086, which sparked the PC revolution 35 years ago.
What the Jewish Genealogist Needs to Know About Jewish Names
July 22, 2020
Speaker: Dr. Sallyann Sack
Founding chair of the International Institute for Jewish Genealogy; past president of IAJGS and recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award; editor and co-owner of AVOTAYNU the International Review of Jewish Genealogy; founder of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington, author or co-author of seven genealogy books; chair or co-chair of seven IAJGS conferences.
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