JewishGen will offer a Research in Belarus Class October 26 - November 16
This is a three week course in researching your Belarus ancestors. It will
cover the modern boundaries of Belarus including parts of the former
Lithuania, parts of Latvia and parts of Poland.
This one-on-one personal mentoring class will concentrate on multiple
surnames >from the same District.
Choose your Gubernia and District by checking the Jewish Communities
database or Shtetls of Belarus >from the Belarus SIG website
Class includes downloadable lessons to help you with surnames and given
names, types of records, how to use secondary sources, how to write up
your research and communicate with others.
This is a personal mentoring program where students work one-on-one
with the instructor. Students should have 8-10 hours per week to read the
lessons, search online and interact with the instructor. To meet the needs
of international students this course is open 24/7.
An application should be sent before class begins so that the instructor
can plan strategies to help with your project.
Please answer these questions:
1. The family surnames I want to research are:
2. My family comes >from (Gubernia, District or Shtetl)
3. This is what I know so far: (Names Dates and Places)
The Tuition is $125.
Enrollment is limited.
Registration will close when the course is full.
If you have questions, just ask.
Send your questions and/or application to
Instruction Manager, JewishGen