May is Jewish American Heritage Month. Join us at Legacy Family Tree Webinars as we honor those with Jewish American heritage.
Through the end of May, three of our Jewish Genealogy classes at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/Jewish are free to the public.
Watch these three classes for free in May (unlocked from our member library)
Jewish Genealogy with JewishGen.org by Deborah J. Kroopkin.
Debbie Kroopkin will explain the structure and purpose of the many components of the website. She will address how to connect with other researchers, how to identify and learn about your town overseas, and how to search for ancestors. Her presentation will provide details that will help researchers glean as much information as possible from JewishGen.org.
Jewish Genealogy's Other Side: Sephardic Research by Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Just a few short years ago, those looking for accessible Sephardic resources were simply out of luck. However, thanks to the internet, there are specialized websites, new books, online archival resources, Facebook groups, dedicated conferences and much more. We will analyze archival documents, discuss many websites, educational resources and new research.
Jewish Resources on the Genealogy Giants by Ellen Kowitt and Sunny Morton
Learn about Jewish record collections across Ancestry.com, FamilySearch, Findmypast and MyHeritage–and JewishGen! This comparative analysis tells you not only what records are where, but recommends best versions of similar record collections and additional tools on each site that are especially relevant to researching Jewish ancestors. Sunny Morton, expert on the “giant” genealogy websites, teams up with Ellen Kowitt, Jewish records expert, to bring two knowledgeable voices to this important topic.
Also, check out these two additional webinars that are always free in our library.
Finding Jewish Records in the MyHeritage Search Engine by Daniel Horowitz
MyHeritage Search technology has been thoroughly updated recently. Join MyHeritage expert genealogist Daniel Horowitz in a fast-paced session on this new technology. Learn how it works, and how it can benefit your Jewish research. Learn how to effortlessly cover thousands of important repositories in a single search.
Jewish Ethnicity & DNA: History, Migration, Genetics by Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Learn about Jewish history, migration and genetics. Also hear from the first-hand experience of Maria Apodaca.