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Virtual Conversations

Here at JewishGen, we have multiple educational opportunities.

Confused 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.

Here is why:

  • A research plan organizes your work.

  • We teach you practical ways to use primary record collections.

  • Every challenge is unique. We will focus on your objectives and detail the next steps.

  • Regardless of your level, there are times when meeting with another researcher can open new ideas, new resources, and a chance to revisit and update old records.

  • It’s the mini-brick walls that edge us forward.

Please send all the requested information to Once this information is received, we will contact you.


  • 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.

  • Cost is $36.

Next Steps

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

  1. We will present you with a calendar to make an appointment for your conversation.

  2. Your instructor will ask you to register with JewishGen and make the payment.

  3. You will receive a transaction notification from JewishGen.

  4. You will receive a welcome letter with detailed instructions for the virtual conversation from the expert.

You may also be interested in our Private Mentoring - Individualized Instruction by the Week service.

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