JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois -- April 17, 2016 meeting -- "German Jewish Genealogy: A Case Study" #general


"German Jewish Genealogy: A Case Study" will be the topic of a
presentation by Dennis Aron at the Sunday, April 17, 2016, meeting of
the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. His presentation will begin
at 2 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook, Ill.

The JGSI meeting facilities at Temple Beth-El will open at 12:30 p.m. to
accommodate those who want to use or borrow genealogy library materials,
get help with genealogy websites or ask genealogical questions before
the main program begins at 2 p.m. For more information, visit or phone 312-666-0100.

In his presentation, Dennis Aron, an experienced genealogist, will
provide an overview of his genealogy efforts, including his first
conversations with family elders, results of a letter to the baron of
his grandmother's home town requesting information; his visits to
Germany for research, memorials and award ceremonies; the over 1,200
family members he has documented as murdered or lost in the Holocaust
and his research into family members around the world.
Aron will also share tips on networking with other researchers and the
use of original vital records as well as some specific research

Dennis Aron has researched his family for over 30 years, more intensely
now in retirement. He has spoken on his family history research to an
Oakton Community College class on the History of the Holocaust, the
Illiana Jewish Genealogy Society and the Jewish Genealogy Society of
Illinois. He has written articles for Morasha, the quarterly publication
of JGSI. He is a member of JGSI and GerSIG and volunteers at the Skokie
Public Library to help community members with genealogy questions.

Submitted by:
Martin Fischer
Vice President-Publicity
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

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