Our next JGASGP meeting:
Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 1:30 pm EDT check in, chat, and schmooze.
Official program starts promptly at 1:30 pm EDT
Our meetings are open to paid members only. Consider joining us. See our website for membership information jgasgp.org. If you join us, please let me know prior to Sunday. I will not be notified if you join right before the meeting starts and you will not receive a Zoom link. Contact me at membership@...
Ellen Kowitt is Director of JewishGen's United States Research Division and National Vice Chair of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Jewish Task Force. She is past president of JGS Colorado and JGS Greater Washington DC and has served on the IAJGS board of directors. Ellen publishes articles in Avotaynu and Family Tree Magazine, and she's a member of the Colorado Association of Professional Genealogists. For information, www.EllenKowitt.com.
Topic: Comparing Jewish Resources on the Genealogy Giants
Enjoy this comparative overview of Jewish record collections and research tools found on the global powerhouse websites referred to as "Genealogy Giants." Covering Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, and MyHeritage, this lecture includes many substantive record examples. Learn how each site can be helpful for documenting Jewish families and get tips on each site's best features or challenges. Current JewishGen partnerships with Ancestry and MyHeritage will be featured.
Check out our website for a free comprehensive Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy guide.
Marilyn Golden, Membership VP