Santa Cruz Jewish Genealogy Society invites you to
Speaker: Guest Speaker: Serafima Velkovich
The Central Database of Shoah Victimsʼ Names and
Other Sources at Yad Vashem
Sunday June 12, 11am Pacific Time/ 4pm Eastern
PLEASE NOTE the earlier start time.
Free to Members, $5.00 to Guests
Description: Yad Vashem, a living memorial to the Holocaust, houses a huge collection of materials. This lecture highlights new features and materials of the Database, as well as offer “tips” on utilizing it to the fullest. Serafima will also guide us to other Yad Vashem online sources that are relevant for genealogists.
Bio: Serafima Velkovich is the Head of the Family Roots Research Section in the Reference and Information Department of the Yad Vashem Archives division. She has been working at Yad Vashem for 16 years. She is also a PhD Candidate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Serafima was closely involved in the work on names material in Yad Vashem`s databases. At the same time, the main research field is family roots. She lectures on the use of Yad Vashem resources for genealogical and other research to various groups, as well as to visiting genealogists and organizations who make use of genealogical tools for their research. She participates in international conferences and films on Holocaust topics.
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co-sponsor- Chadeish Yameinu
Beth Lozano, Publicity SCJGS
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