Past Presentations and Workshops

    March 22, 2021

    Hungarian Jewry: History, Holocaust, and Genealogy

    Link to presentation Sunday March 21, 2021 Karesz Vandor’s presentation will include: A short Hungarian history of Hungary Including maps, border changes, and the Holocaust timeline. How to do genealogy research in Hungarian Hungarian-related areas such as current day Slovakia, the Transylvanian part of Romania, Northern Serbia, Subcarpathian Ukraine, Burgenland Austria, […]
    March 1, 2021

    JGS Presentation Feb. 28, 2021 Using Facial Recognition to Identify Un named Ancestors

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KJJtR2yczrHH9NoY0GGqip-mIFLyl6GS/view?usp=sharing Click here to view the Avotaynu column that the speaker, Scott Genzer, authored and references in his presentation.
    February 19, 2021

    Polish SIG Meeting – Feb. 18, 2021

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1brpq5EVmQK_51DHjLQ_X0zL1i4AqgmSJ/view?usp=sharing
    February 12, 2021

    Latvia/Lithuania/Belarus SIG Feb 11, 2021

    Link from the SIG https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iLmCNwbqu8agrFQWqSZkGpbcU6CQW6m5/view?usp=sharing
    February 4, 2021

    Ukraine Sig meeting February 3, 2021

    To see the replay of the Ukraine Special Interest Group meeting led by Marla Waltman https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pB6tE8X3-QIud12Y-ORQNXVWHf20rQqc/view?usp=sharing
    February 3, 2021

    DNA Tools: Next Steps

    This presentation by way of Zoom was held on Sunday January 31st.  This was presented by Nancy Trimble of Ontario Ancestors (formerly the Ontario Genealogical Society).  Click here to see the presentation.  Click here to see Nancy’s handout.
    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