JGS of Santa Cruz invites you to Ellen Kowitt, New Jewish Resources on the Genealogy Giant Websites: #records #announcements #education


Leah Kushner
 

Santa Cruz Jewish Genealogy Society 

Events: New Jewish Resources on the Genealogy Giant Websites

Sunday, September 18, 2022 , 1 pm Pacific Time/ 5pm EST

Speakers: Ellen Kowitt, Professional Genealogist

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Description:  This presentation is a MUST!  Enjoy this updated comparative overview of Jewish record collections and research tools found on the global powerhouse websites referred to as “Genealogy Giants.” Comparing 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 are featured.


Bios:  Ellen Kowitt (pronounced KO-witt, like KO-dak) is Director of JewishGen’s USA Research Division and National Vice Chair of Jewish Research for the Daughters of the American Revolution. She is past president of Jewish Genealogical Societies in Colorado and Greater Washington, DC, and she served for three years on the IAJGS board of directors. Ellen publishes articles in Family Tree Magazine and Avotaynu: The International Journal on Jewish Genealogy. She has completed the ProGen Study Group, attends genealogy institute programs, and is a member of the Colorado Chapter Association of Professional Genealogists.


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