Santa Cruz Jewish Genealogy Society
Events: New Strategies in German Jewish Research
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Speaker: Karen Franklin, Professional Genealogist
Sunday, August 14, 2022 , 1 pm Pacific Time
Description: In this talk, Karen identifies creative strategies for Jewish genealogical research that could be of interest to all genealogists regardless of the locations they are researching. She will describe how to utilize Leo Baeck Institute collections–including methodologies for exploring women’s stories — and will discuss the German Jewish DNA group, Facebook groups, the International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP), databases on JewishGen, the Obermayer Awards, and many other resources.
About Karen Franklin
Karen S. Franklin is Director of Family History at Leo Baeck Institute and a Consultant for the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. She has served as chair of the Council of American Jewish Museums, the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, the Memorial Museums Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), and as co-chair of the Board of Governors of JewishGen.org. A co-founder of the Obermayer German Jewish History Awards, she is currently on the board of the Southern Jewish Historical Society and is co-editor of the Memoirs Section of Southern Jewish History. Karen is the recipient of the 2018 IAJGS Lifetime Achievement Award.
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co-sponsor- Chadeish Yameinu
Leah Kushner, President SCJGS