Free JewishGen Webinar - Oct 26th: Utilizing the JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGenUpdates

Avraham Groll

The entire community is invited to join us for our next free JewishGen Talks webinar:
Topic: How to Utilize the JewishGen Discussion Group Effectively
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Registration: Free with a suggested donation. Please click here to register now!
Speaker: Phil Goldfarb
About the Talk
This one-hour presentation is for anyone who is using or thinking about using the JGDG, the most widely used Discussion Group in Jewish Genealogy. Topics will include:
  • What the JGDG is all about.
  • Ways the JGDG can help you.
  • Advantages of the new JGDG platform.
  • Discussion Group Rules and Guidelines.
  • How to join the JGDG.
  • Group settings.
  • Options for Group Message delivery.
  • How to change an e-mail address or message delivery.
  • Two ways to post a message.
  • How to find archival messages (back to 1998!)
  • Hashtags: how/why important to use them.
  • How to “mute” hashtags to only get certain messages.
  • How to create an automatic signature.
  • How to reply to a message individually or to the group.
  • Why messages are rejected or deleted.
  • Success stories from the JGDG.
  • Need help or are confused? Who to contact.
About the Speaker
Phil Goldfarb is the Leader Moderator for the JewishGen Discussion Group, Editor of the JewishGen News Nosh, and President of the Tulsa Jewish Genealogical Society. (Full bio below).