April 8, 2020

Passover Companion 2020

Here is the link to the Passover Companion as published by Jewishgen.org
April 2, 2020

The Liberation of Dachau

The U.S. Seventh Army’s 45th Infantry Division, the 42nd Infantry Rainbow Division and the 20th Armored Division entered Dachau rescuing 32,000 prisoners.  Dachau was the first Nazi concentration camp established in 1933.  Forty railway cars filled with decomposing bodies were found near the camp, as the Nazis did not have time to send […]
April 1, 2020

Legacy Offers Free Webinar per Day

Legacy Family Tree Webinars, a member of the MyHeritage family of companies,  announced for the month of April,  they will provide one free webinar from their membership library each day. They have selected classes on a 7-day rotating theme: Sundays – Methodology Mondays – DNA Tuesdays – Ethnic Genealogy Wednesdays […]
March 29, 2020

My Heritage Offers Free Access to all U.S. Census Records

U.S. census records are an invaluable resource for genealogists with ties to the United States. Conducted every 10 years, they typically record the members of a household, their ages, places of birth, residence, occupation, immigration and citizenship details, marriage information, military service, and more. The breadth of their coverage makes […]
February 22, 2020

Atlit Detention Camp

Gil Kopatz, a popular Israeli television personality and film maker is preparing a documentary on the Atlit Detention Camp that the British established in the 1940s. This documentary is directed to school age children in Israel as well as the Diaspora. Jewish refugees escaping the horrors in Europe were imprisoned […]
January 11, 2020

Liberation 75

May 31 – June 2nd Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre Global Gathering of Holocaust Survivors, Descendants and Educators See https://www.liberation75.org/
November 2, 2019

IAJGS International Conference 2020 – Call for Proposals

HOME ABOUT FAQ/INFO HOTEL/TRAVEL SPEAKERS CONTACT 40th IAJGS International Conferenceon Jewish Genealogy Latest NewsCall for Proposals (27 October 2019): The Call for Proposals is now open. See the SPEAKERS tab. Start by reading the Call for Proposals. Note that the submission deadline is November 27.
September 24, 2019

Information on Belgian and Dutch Archives

Genealogy Online has information on Belgian and Dutch Archives. They are commemorating the end of World War ll by marking the World War ll victims in their publication While their website has a list of over 5,500 marked World War ll victims, one of the items is the War Graves […]
May 10, 2019

Updated JewishGen Holocaust Database

Dear Friends,JewishGen.org is pleased to announce the completion of its most recent updateto the JewishGen Holocaust Database.  The database can be accessed directlyat https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Holocaust/ The database nowincludes more than 2.75 million records from approximately 200 componentdatabases.All component databases (individual data sets) have a project introduction.  Theintroduction gives you further information about the historical background of thedata, […]
May 5, 2019

Roots Tech 2020 and Other Guided Trips

This announcement is directed at those genealogists who wish to book guided trips or are interested in domestic and international conferenceshttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1uKyDn3s5TG_fEATuBMhhVii66Gz7x0Bo/view?usp=sharing Roots Tech London: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SEp9dDD2I2kcqi_Oyjd_QleAfrUNkFza/view?usp=sharing