Past Presentations and Workshops

    September 19, 2021

    If the Shyest Person In The Family Can Create A Family Tree, You Can Too

    Presentation by JGS Toronto member, David Price .  David has been volunteering with JRI Poland for many years.  He taught himself how to read Cyrillic and has offered to help any JGS member needing translations.  Click on this link to see his presentation (Presented virtually on Sept. 19, 2021)
    July 20, 2021

    Budapest, Vienna and Prague – 3 great Jewish cities.

    This presentation was delivered on July 21, 2021 by Henry Wellisch (President Emeritus of JGS Toronto).  Henry was born in Vienna in September of 1922.  He escaped with his parents in 1940 via an illegal transport on the Danube and then by steamship on the Black and Mediterranean Seas, only […]
    June 27, 2021

    Breakthroughs and Brick Walls – June 2021
    June 15, 2021

    Sharing Data on Genealogical Websites – Uses and Abuses
    May 23, 2021

    Poland SIG – David Price (Prajs Family Discovery)
    May 14, 2021


    video of the program from May 13, 2021 click on the title for the link
    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 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
    February 12, 2021

    Latvia/Lithuania/Belarus SIG Feb 11, 2021

    Link from the SIG