BREAKING THROUGH BRICK WALLS
Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay Sunday, January 8, 2012
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay will meet at Gulf Coast Jewish Family
Services, 14041 Icot Blvd., Clearwater, Florida on Sunday January 8, 2012 at 2:00
PM for a genealogy problem solving session – what to do when you bump into a
The problem-solving panel will include Debbe Hagner & Emil Isaacson, our resident
experts. Ms. Hagner is a professionally accredited genealogist who has a
Certificate in Family History Research & North American Research >from Brigham Young
University and has been researching her own family’s genealogy for more than 30
years. Dr. Isaacson has 28 years experience in Jewish genealogy and has researched
his ancestral roots back seven generations to the late 1700’s in Europe. He
conducts an annual 2-day seminar in Jewish Genealogy for the JGSTB. Other
experienced genealogists will be available to assist as needed.
In this working session a panel of experienced resident genealogists will assist
those who have come up against a dead end in their family research and don't know
what to do next. The solutions presented should be of value to anyone doing family
Those who present a “brick wall” problem by E-mail to <email@example.com> prior
to the meeting will be given priority by the panel. Time permitting; problems
presented >from the floor will also be addressed.
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay’s library and research resources are
available to all meeting attendees and can be loaned out to members. Anyone
interested in learning how to do Jewish genealogy research is invited to
participate. Beginners as well as experienced researchers are welcome.
The pre-program social with refreshments and library access begins at 1:30 PM, and
the featured program starts at 2:00 PM. For information about the organization or
directions to the meeting, call Sally Israel at 727-343-1652.
Sally U. Israel