Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland

         

2017 Program Listing

Listed below is are the programs we held in 2017. For a description of a program, click on the "More Information" link below the date.

Sunday
December 3, 2017

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ANNUAL MEETING - Election of Officers
and
Report on the 2017 IAJGS Orlando conference.

Wednesday
November 8, 2017

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How A SIG Can Further Genealogy Research

Amy Wachs
and
Russ Maurer

Amy Wachs Russ Maurer

Sunday
October 22, 2017

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Searching for Individuals in the International Tracing Service at the USHMM

Dr. Diane Afoumado
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Dr. Diane Afoumado

Dr. Afoumado’s appearance was sponsored by
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland
The Kol Israel Foundation
Siegal Life Long Learning Program of Case Western Reserve University
Laurel School
and The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Wednesday
September 6, 2017

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Jewish marriage and divorce documents:
their use to genealogists

Rabbi Hal Rudin-Luria
B’nai Jeshurun Congregation

Rabbi Hal Rudin-Luria

Wednesday
August 2, 2017

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How To Use Newspapers To Research Family Stories

Ken Bravo,
President, IAJGS
and Past President, JGSC

Ken Bravo

Wednesday
July 12, 2017

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Soviet Jewry Oral History Project.

Sean Martin, Ph.D.,
Associate Curator for Jewish History,
Western Reserve Historical Society.

Dr. Sean Martin

Wednesday
June 7, 2017

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Make the Most of Family Search.org

Betty Franklin
Westlake Family History Center

Betty Franklin

Wednesday
May 3, 2017

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NE Ohio Jews and the Civil War

Peter Haas,
Abba Hillel Silver Professor of Jewish Studies Emeritus
Department of Religious Studies, Case Western Reserve University

Professor Peter Haas

Wednesday
April 5, 2017

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Reclaim the Records – via video conference

Brooke Shreier Ganz – Founder of Reclaim the Records

Monday
March 20, 2017

Workshop for Advanced Beginners –
How to Use WWI Draft Registration Records

Ken Bravo,
Vice-President, IAJGS
and Past President, JGSC

Ken Bravo

Sunday
March 5, 2017

Googling Grandpa:
Tips, tricks and hacks for finding your family online
using the most powerful search engine.

Mary Jamba - trustee of the Ohio Genealogical Society
and past president of the Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society

Sunday
February 5, 2017

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Lessons in Jewish DNA -
One Man's Journey and What he learned on the Journey

Israel Pickholtz, author One Family, One People

Sunday
January 8, 2017

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Before the Holocaust: Jews of Tetiev – documentary and oral history project

Susan Kirkman Zake
Assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication
at Kent State University

Susan Kirkman Zake