A series of educational webinars with Jewish genealogical experts
Tracing your Jewish Roots through Catholic and Inquisition records*
June 3 @ 7:00 PM EDT
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
Getting Started with JewishGen.org & Jewish Genealogy
June 10 @ 3:00 PM EDT
Speaker: Avraham Groll
Executive Director of JewishGen.org
Researching NYC Resources Remotely*
June 17 @ 3:00 PM EDT
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 @ 3:00 PM EDT
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 @ 3:00 PM EDT
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 @ 3:00 PM EDT
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 SteveMorse.org; 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 @ 3:00 PM EDT
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 @ 3:00 PM EDT
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.
Each lecture will be offered at no cost to the community, and will be followed by Q/A.