JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS of Long Island October Meeting #general
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island's regular October meeting will
be on Sunday, October 22.
Time: 2 PM
Place: Mid-Island Y JCC 45 Manetto Hill Road Plainview, NY
Topic: "Memory and Mystery: Breaking Down Family Lore"
Guest Speaker : Emily Garber
Does your family have stories that have defied genealogical documentation?
Emily Garber will explain what steps should be taken to understand them
and determine the truth. Her presentation explores exhaustively
researching our stories and melding paper documentation with DNA evidence.
Emily Garber is an archaeologist. She has been researching her Jewish
ancestry since 2007 and holds a certificate >from Boston University's
Genealogical Research program. Emily is a blogger, chair of the Phoenix
Jewish Genealogy Group and owner of Extra Yad Genealogical Services.
Admission is free and all are welcome.
Our "Mavens" are available at 1:30 PM to take your genealogy questions.