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Plan Your Research
a Virtual Conversation

Confused about where to start? The BEST place to start is with a planning session.

Regardless of your research experience, a Virtual Conversation with a planner prepares your record hunt.

Skills Taught

  • A research plan to organize your work
  • Practical ways to use primary record collections
  • Ways to focus your objectives
  • Details of the next research steps


  • One-on-one, 45-minute conversation through Zoom
  • Your application starts with our evaluation of your known facts and knowledge of the best sources to meet your objectives
  • The virtual conversation includes a research log template to keep you on track
  • The cost is $36

Next Steps

After reviewing your research request, an expert will confirm your objectives for the virtual conversation. The instructor may have further questions or instructions.

  • We will present you with a calendar to schedule your conversation
  • Your instructor will ask you to register with JewishGen and make the payment
  • You will receive a transaction notification from JewishGen
  • You will receive a welcome letter with detailed instructions for the virtual conversation from the expert

Contact Information

For any questions, email the instructor at

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