JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Researching Israeli Genealogical Resources in Your Jammies JGS, Inc. (NY) April 10, 2011. 2:00 P.M. #general

Roni S. Liebowitz

Next JGSNY Meeting: April 10, 2011 at 2:00 PM sharp!
Topic: "Researching Israeli Genealogical Resources in Your Jammies"
Speaker: Daniel Horowitz - Genealogical Researcher, Lecturer, and Author

Not traveling to Israel this year to do research? Come and learn how to find
your relatives there by accessing online resources and databases >from your
home computer. Overcome the language barrier with a lesson in basic Hebrew
keywords and translation tools to help you deal with resources. This talk
will help researchers of all skill levels deal with a vast array of sites to
find information on individuals who were born, lived or died in Israel.
Wearing your PJs is optional!

Daniel was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela and has a BS.c. in computer
engineering. He was an educator at Moral y Luces Herzl-Bialik School where
he was the computer instructor & teacher/director of the genealogy project
"Searching for My Roots". Daniel's students received 9 consecutive awards
(1997-2005) at the Beit Hatfutsot/Museum of the Diaspora international
annual competition: "My Family Story". He was a founding member of the Jewish
Genealogy Society of Venezuela. In 2005, he made Aliyah and joined the Israel
Genealogical Society (IGS). He is the webmaster for IGS and the Horowitz
Families Association. Daniel serves as member of the board of the
International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) and has
lectured at IAJGS conferences and at local genealogy groups. Since 2006, he
has worked at MyHeritage.

Members are free, guests $5.00 at the door

Location: Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street (between 5th and
6th Avenues), Manhattan.

The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute at CJH will be open before the
meeting starting at 11:00 a.m. for networking with other researchers and
access to research materials and computers.

Roni Seibel Liebowitz
V.P. Programming
Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc (NY)

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