New to genealogy? Not sure how to begin? How to organize? What JewishGen
has to offer? Best websites?....well consider JewishGen's Basic U.S.
Jewish Genealogy course, which consists of lessons which you can read
online or download at your own pace.
The lessons cover the practical aspects of genealogical searches:
genealogy formats, assembling family data into family trees, and
organizing information. With a focus on internet research and
concentrating on online sources >from your home computer, we will cover:
U.S. Vital Records, U.S. Census and U.S. passenger manifests (Ellis
Island). Thus it begins with your immigrant ancestors and tracks their
history in the U.S.
We feature an online FORUM where students can post one ancestral branch
(one surname), interact with the instructor, set goals and research the
The tuition for Basic Genealogy is $70, however, if you qualify for the
Value Added Services by virtue of a $100 donation to JewishGen's general
fund within the past 12 months, you are welcome to enroll at no
additional charge. Registration will open April 15th; please make a note
as the class fills quickly.
For more information and to enroll online, go to
Students should be comfortable browsing the internet and have 8-10 hours
per week available to read the lessons, sample the websites, and interact
with the FORUM. For questions please email
Hope you can join us
Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager, JewishGen Inc
Phyllis Kramer, VP Education, JewishGen, Inc.