Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland


2016 Program Listing

Listed below is are the programs we held in 2016. For a description of a program, click on the "More Information" link below the date.

December 4, 2016

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ANNUAL MEETING - Election of Officers
Report on member attendance at 2016 IAJGS Seattle conference.

November 2, 2016

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Grant Gochin – activist on behalf of Lithuanian Jewry and
author of Malice, Murder and Manipulation: One Man’s Quest for Truth

A Genealogical Journey to Heritage Citizenship in Lithuania

Grant Gochin

September 7, 2016

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How to read a Jewish tombstone

Rabbi Naphtali Burnstein, Young Israel of Greater Cleveland

August 3, 2016

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Israel Genealogy on the Internet

Daniel Horowitz
Chief Genealogist of MyHeritage

July 6, 2016

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“A Story of Survival: All We Had Was Hope”
co-sponsored by the Kol Israel Foundation

Henry Bitterman

June 1, 2016

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Where the Horse Died, the history of Wooster, Ohio’s Jewish community

 Ed Abramson and Ellen Pill -- authors

May 4, 2016

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Making the Most of JewishGen’s Resources

Garri Regev
President, Israel Genealogical Research Association

April 6, 2016

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Caring for Your Collections at Home

Jennifer Souers Chevraux
Education Outreach Officer and Interim Executive Director,
ICA-Art Conservation

March 28, 2016

Beginners' Workshop

Instructors: Ken Bravo - Past President
and Cynthia Spikel, Membership VP

March 6, 2016

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Alternatives to Family Tree Maker

Norman Henke
NEOCAG - North East Ohio Computer Assisted Genealogy Society

February 7, 2016

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Marlene Englander

Lost Shtetl-Revisited - Seduva Memorial

January 10, 2016

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Installation of 2016 Officers
The Cleveland Memory Project

William C. Barrow