The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) will be broadcasting a free webinar and a “Show and Tell’ free Zoom meeting both on Wednesday, April 22nd.
“The IGRA Collection”, a webinar in Hebrew, will be broadcast on April 22 at 7 pm Israel Time, 12 pm (EDT). The lecturer will be Rose Feldman.
One of the goals of IGRA is to make available documents and documents about people living in Eretz Israel since the 19th century. We have collected scans of documents and documents from many archives in Israel and abroad. The database is searchable by name, one search covers all the documents. Our database, as of today, has over a million and a half lines. The bulk of the collection is from the British Mandate period. The lecture will show the diversity of the repository and the sources of the documents and documents.
Rose Feldman is in charge of developing new databases for IGRA. She has lectured at nine IAJGS conferences starting in 2003, at various annual seminars and branch meetings of IGRA and IGS, at the Israeli Association for Archives and Information workshop, and the genealogy workshop of the Central Zionist Archives. In 2017 she was the recipient of IAJGS Award for Volunteer of the Year. Rose was one of the three coordinators of the Montefiore Censuses Project and has four Kehilalinks sites on JewishGen, and operates two twitters for IGRA – Israelgenealogy and IGRA_Hebrew and IGRA’s facebook page
Registration is required as there are a limited number of “seats” available. Reminders will be sent out closer to the date of the webinar. To register go to the link below.
The Zoom “Show and Tell” meeting in English will be broadcast the same day, April 22 at 9pm Israel Time, 2 pm (EDT). The topic is “Holocaust Resources”.
There is no need to register in advance. “Show & Tell with IGRA” will be open to those who connect to ZOOM with the following meeting code.
The Zoom Meeting will be held on this week Wednesday due to Yom Hashoah Eve in Israel on Monday night. There will be NO Zoom meetings on April 27th and April 19th due to several holidays in Israel.
Elena Biegel Bazes
IGRA Publicity Chair