On Wednesday December 14 2022 JGS of Palm Beach County will host “New Strategies in German Jewish Research” presented by Karen S. Franklin Director of Family History at the Leo Baeck Institute. #announcements #jgs-iajgs
On Wednesday, December 14, 2022, JGS of Palm Beach County will host “New Strategies in German Jewish Research” presented by Karen S. Franklin, Director of Family History at the Leo Baeck Institute.
ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
In this talk, Ms.Franklin will identify 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 THE PRESENTER
Karen S. Franklin, a world-renowned expert on German Jewish Genealogy, is Director of Family History at Leo Baeck Institute, where she assists genealogists with family research and maintains relations with institutional partners in the genealogical field. 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.
This is a Virtual (Zoom) Meeting
Time: 12EST for Brick Wall Session
Zoom Presentation at 1PM EST
Free to members; guest fee $5.00
Registration closes at 6:00PM EST Dec. 12
Registration at www.info.jgspbc.org
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