Past Presentations and Workshops

December 18, 2020

Importance of Gravestones to Genealogists – Dec. 16, 2020

Steve Brock delivered a lecture on how to make use of the information on gravestones (matzevahs) in your genealogical studies.  Here is the link to the presentation https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YyrrnAienl9kV80uk40u52ORACd6YGkJ/view?usp=sharing. Here is the link to Steve Brock’s handout.
December 11, 2020

Poland SIG Meeting – Dec. 6, 2020

Here is the link to the Poland SIG Meeting held on Dec. 6, 2020 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TLMYA34VN2_xVSv6q8QUvzVSCFh7reYS/view?usp=sharing
December 3, 2020

Stanley Diamond – JRI Poland

Stanley Diamond, a view of JRI Poland.  This was a presentation made on Dec. 3rd 2020.  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bgLsCCYb3L_EIn70Ewhg46O-AqwXeGLC/view?usp=drivesdk  
December 2, 2020

Ukraine SIG Meeting – Nov. 29, 2020

To see the replay of the Ukraine Special Interest Group meeting led by Marla Waltman click here.  Marla’s slides on new sources of Ukrainian research can be accessed through this link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ty2aMBxTm8PITZ_9OQ0wszh5Hon6AtL9/view?usp=sharing
November 26, 2020

My Trip to Northern Romania and Moldova

Click here to view this presentation held on Nov. 26, 2020 presented by Harry Bolner who reviews his Roots trip to Northern Romania and Moldova.
November 8, 2020

JRI Poland – Stanley Diamond

Stanley Diamond delivered a presentation on What’s New in JRI Poland on Wednesday Nov. 4, 2020.
October 9, 2020

Ellin Bessner

This is a review by Ellin Bessner, the author of the book Double Threat.  This book is the history of Canadian Jews, The Military, and World War 2. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PdGyyIROiopncheJuAtgfpBHFEJmO763/view?usp=sharing
July 11, 2020

Comparing Genealogy Software – Advantages and Shortcomings –

This is an audio file of the general meeting on Jan. 26, 2020.  Panelists were: Ruth Chernia (Reunion), Bob Herman (Brother’s Keeper), Rolf Lederer (MyHeritage), Janet-Lee Napa’s (Geni) and Sharon Singer (Family Tree Maker). https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mqwiUvPLOKrOKQoNiUGzY2LIXJOwA6Ho/view?usp=drivesdk
June 24, 2020

Breaking Brickwalls – June 17, 2020

https://jgstoronto-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/docs_jgstoronto_onmicrosoft_com/Eatg7n57K_5GgDlD6s7AfJwBr4vowM_w9bY1YXbM91nrZQ?e=LVXXAV
June 22, 2020

Brickwalls and Breakthroughs, Wed. June 17, 2020

https://drive.google.com/file/d/11s7w04YNpoe_rmUbNJ6dY8LoYT3V3n9M/view?usp=drivesdk