Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland
Kicks Off 40th Anniversary
Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert, MyHeritage
Sunday, April 23
11 AM-1:30 PM EDT Meet & Greet at Davis Bakery
Pick up lunch, enjoy a nosh, and schmooze with Daniel Horowitz on your way to the afternoon program at Orange Library or at home on zoom. We're gathering at Davis Bakery (28700 Chagrin Blvd, Woodmere, OH 44122)
2 PM EDT Reuniting Holocaust Survivors ... Not Mission Impossible
Thousands of people think all their family members died in the Holocaust and there is no one left, all was lost, and no records survived. Today is has been proved this is not the case and people and records did survive. Based on real success stories of families being reunited, come to discover the vast world of Holocaust resources available to find your relatives.
3 PM EDT Research Israel Genealogical Resources from Your Couch
Looking for ancestors who lived in, passed through, or died in Israel? The Internet contains many rich repositories where you can learn about them — and these resources, which can be searched in English and in Hebrew, are growing each day. In this session, you’ll learn how to access these resources and receive the tools you need to make the most of them.
Speaker: Daniel Horowitz is an internationally renowned genealogy expert and educator who has worked with MyHeritage since 2006. His current responsibilities include interacting with genealogy societies, bloggers, and media, as well as lecturing and attending conferences around the world. Dedicated to genealogy since 1986, Daniel was the teacher and study guide editor of the family history project Searching for My Roots in Venezuela for 15 years. After ten years on the board of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Daniel turned his attention to crowdsource digitization and transcription projects and holds a board-level position at the Israel Genealogy Research Association.
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland is working in partnership with the North East Ohio Genealogy Round Table (an undertaking of the Ohio Genealogical Society); the Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS; and the Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS.
Location: Adelstein Room A/B, Orange Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 31975 Chagrin Blvd, Pepper Pike, OH 44124 and on Zoom
Registration: Registration required and free. Pick up lunch or a nosh at Davis Bakery on Chagrin and chat with Daniel from 11 am to 1:30 pm.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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