Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland

         

2018 Program Listing

Listed below are the programs we held in 2018. For a description of a program, click on the "More Information" link below the date.

Sunday
December 2, 2018

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ANNUAL MEETING - Election of Officers
and
Report on the 2018 IAJGS conference  in Warsaw.

Sunday
November 11, 2018

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Lara Diamond, President, Jewish Genealogy Society of Maryland

Session 1/DNA 101: How to Use Genetic Testing for Genealogical Research

Session 2/Sorting Out Distant Cousins From Close Family:
Genetic Testing in Cases of Endogamy

Lara Diamond’s appearance was sponsored by
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland
and
Siegal Life Long Learning Program of Case Western Reserve University

Wednesday
October 10, 2018

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Patricia Edmonson
Curator of Costumes and Textiles
Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society

The Way We Were: What Photos Tell Us

Thursday
September 20, 2018

Introduction to JEWISHGEN.ORG
an interactive workshop for members

Led by Russ Maurer

Wednesday
September 5, 2018

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Mark Jamba, DVM

What Killed Grandma: Dissecting Death Certificates

Sunday
August 5, 2018

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Judy Cetina

FIELD TRIP to the
Cuyahoga County Archives
3951 Perkins Avenue
Cleveland

Wednesday
July 11, 2018

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Harry Brown
Partner - Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Creating an Ethical Will

Thursday
June  21, 2018

Introduction to ANCESTRY.COM
an interactive workshop for members

Led by Murray Davis

Wednesday
June 6, 2018

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Betsie Norris
Founder and Executive Director of the Adoption Network Cleveland
and Mark Elliott

Accessing Adoption Records

Wednesday
May 2, 2018

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Sunny Morton

Comparing the Genealogy Giants
Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, Findmypast.com and MyHeritage.com

Wednesday
April 11, 2018

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Sylvia Abrams, President, Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland,
Ken Bravo, President, International Association of
Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS), and
Chuck Lissauer, Past President, Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland

LOCAL EXPERTS SHARE PERSONAL BREAKTHROUGHS AND “AHA MOMENTS”

Sunday
March 4, 2018

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Matthew Skvasik
Innovation Programming Specialist
Cuyahoga County Public Library

The Memory Lab at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library Branch
An Asset for Genealogy Research

Sunday
February 4, 2018

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Mitchell Balk
President, Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation

Whither Jewish Hospitals - the Mt. Sinai Legacy

Sunday
January 7, 2018

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Ken Bravo and Richard Spector

Installation of Officers
and
Learn how to “Break down Brick Walls”