Genealogy and Technology Virtual Meeting

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Genealogy and Technology Virtual Meeting

May 7, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Genealogy and Technology
Speaker: Jerry Scherer

Sunday, 7 May 2023 at 10:30 a.m. ET


Virtual doors open at 10:20 a.m. ET

Discover how new technologies are transforming the field of genealogy, helping to identify and analyze historical records and predicting relationships. Whether you’re an experienced genealogist or just getting started, this presentation is sure to provide valuable insights and information. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn more!

Jerry Scherer, the son of Holocaust survivors, was born in Siberia. After WWII, he and his parents spent three years in a displaced persons camp, housed in the former barracks of the Waffen-SS. They emigrated to Montreal in 1949. Jerry has a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics from McGill University and an M.Ed. in Measurement Evaluations and Computer Applications from the University of Toronto. He taught high school mathematics, physics, and computer science in Toronto. In his retirement, Jerry volunteers for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto and is currently its Vice-President, Communications. He has conducted a vast amount of personal genealogical research, meeting with great success.

To register for the 7 May virtual event, please go to You will then receive an immediate acknowledgement plus the link to access the event on 7 May.

The presentation will be recorded. It will be available to JGS Toronto members in the “Members Only” section of the Society website a few days after the event. It will also be available to non-member registrants for one week after the event in the “Registration” location.

To our guests, consider joining our membership for only $40.00 per year by Clicking Here or consider a donation by Clicking Here to assist us in continuing our mission of providing a forum for the exchange of genealogical knowledge and information. (Canadians will receive a CRA tax receipt.)

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Jerry Scherer

Vice President, Communications

[email protected]




May 7, 2023
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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