JGS Toronto. Virtual Meeting. DNA SIG Q&A Workshop. Gil Bardige and Arthur Sissman. Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 7:30 PM ET. #jgs-iajgs #announcements
JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF TORONTO
DNA SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG)
Gil Bardige and Arthur Sissman
Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 7:30 p.m. ET
We are pleased to welcome Gil Bardige and Arthur Sissman, both recognized as experts in Jewish DNA (see bios below), as new members of JGS Toronto. These two DNA mavens will answer your questions and provide general mentoring on your DNA brick walls.
Here’s an opportunity to submit your DNA questions so that our mavens can try to provide you with guidance by directing you to specific methods and tips to further your research. By submitting your questions for this programme, you agree, if necessary, to give permission to share your screen and the names of DNA matches and family tree members. This will allow others to benefit from observing the techniques used by our experts. We ask that you include as much information as possible with your question and indicate what research you’ve done.
We are pleased to announce that this DNA Special Interest Group (SIG) programme will be open for both members and non-members. The DNA SIG is scheduled to meet at least 4 times per year. Future DNA SIG programmes may be open only to JGS Toronto members to allow for the interactive presentations and discussions that are the hallmark of our SIG meetings.
Gil Bardige, originally from Chicago, has been a genealogist for over 40 years and a Genetic Genealogist since 2007. He has tested at the 4 major testing companies and is the Co-Admininsitrator of 3 projects at FTDNA including Jewish R1B and R-A11711 Subclade Projects. He is Chair of the Columbus Ohio JGS, a volunteer at IAJGS Conferences (including the Program Committee), and Director of the Mentoring Program. Gil is a firm believer that you can use DNA results as a tool in your genealogy research. Over the last five years, he has regularly helped people navigate their DNA matches by speaking at dozens of Jewish Genealogical Societies. After his presentations, people say: “Thank you, Gil, I am no longer confused!"
Arthur Sissman has been engaged in family history genealogy since 1999 and genetic genealogy (DNA) since 2015. Arthur has built over 25 family history trees for his various family surname lines. In addition he has tested his autosomal DNA at all the major DNA testing companies, and his Y-DNA and MtDNA at FamilyTreeDNA. Using his methods in DNA matching, Arthur has found relatives previously unknown to him and has built out one family history tree by 150 persons in 10 days. For information on Arthur’s Jewish Genealogy SIG monthly meetings and scheduled workshops, email genresearch13@....
To register for the 24 May DNA SIG event , please go jgstoronto.ca/register.
You will then receive an immediate acknowledgement plus the link to access the event on 24 May.
Note: the video recording of this event will be available to JGS Toronto members only.
If you would like to ask our speakers one or more questions for this progamme, please complete this questionnaire form and submit it by 16 May. Our DNA mavens will try to get to as many questions as possible with priority given to JGS Toronto members.
To our guests: consider joining JGS Toronto for only $40.00 Canadian per year ($50 for couples) by Clicking Here, or consider a donation to JGS Toronto by Clicking Here to assist us in continuing our mission of providing a forum for the exchange of genealogical information. (Tax receipts are issued to Canadian donors.)
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