Orange County California JGS Meeting Sunday at 10:00 am Pacific Time #announcements

Michelle Sandler

Orange County California Jewish Genealogy Society November Meeting.
November 21 at 10:00 am (Pacific time zone)
Aaron Ginsburg: Curing the "I can't find my shtetl" syndrome; Examples
and techniques
Sometimes it's not easy to find a shtetl using the JewishGen
Communities Database (formerly known as the Shtetl Finder) on Either your shtetl is not listed, there are too many
hits, or not enough information is available. This presentation will
discuss Shtetl Finder and demonstrate alternate approaches, using
examples. Techniques will include networking, detailed family
histories, immigration and naturalization, military records, JewishGen
records, Yad Vashem, and how to find and use detailed online maps for
Poland and Austria-Hungary. Having found the shtetl, the examples will
show how that may lead to more information. The talk will include
slides showing the steps in solved.
$5 for non members and free to members. Registration required at

Michelle Sandler MLS
Westminster California
President OCJGS

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