CTV News Toronto included a segment for International Holocaust Remembrance Day in their January 27, 2018 broadcast at 6:00pm, and rebroadcast at 11:30pm. The presentation featured JGST member Carol Brook and her search for descendants of her relatives who were separated by the events of that terrible time.
Carol described using traditional genealogy, online genealogical tools such as Ancestry.ca, and DNA testing to advance her successful research. The Jewish Genealogical Society of Toronto’s Harvey Glasner added additional depth to the segment, emphasizing the power of new genetic genealogy techniques. To learn more about Jewish genetic genealogy, you can explore our DNA special interest group (SIG) and its Jewish Genealogy in Toronto mini-website.
The January 27, 2018 broadcast at 11:30pm is available online at the CTV News Toronto website—the Holocaust Remembrance Day segment begins at 20:42 (min:sec). The segment is also available at 19:34 of the 6:00pm broadcast.