Past Presentations and Workshops

May 15, 2019

YIVO – Miriam Borden: May 15, 2019

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research was founded in Vilna, Lithuania in 1925.  It rise during the interwar period and rescue during the war, as well as its current digitization projects are part of an incredible story of the beginnings of Jewish European consciousness:  the understanding that Jews had their […]
May 15, 2019

Daniel Horowitz: Sunday, May 5, 2019 The Jews Who Left Spain and Their Genealogy (1:15 hr)

Daniel Horowitz is the Genealogy Expert at My Heritage, providing key contributions, liaising with genealogy societies, bloggers and media, as well as lecturing and attending conferences around the world. Since the destruction of the second temple in 70 A.D., Jews have moved across the world.  In every place they were […]
May 6, 2019

Poland Special Interest Group (SIG) May 6, 2019

Lecture by David Price – Chmielnik https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aj0KbYtxFZQsg55XzwuH__I20ZW2gQ?e=VohE56
April 25, 2019

Toronto Archives

Archives contain so much information that it’s hard to know where to start!  Navigating the various websites, databases and guides can be a daunting process.  This presentation by Carol Radford-Grant focuses on resources available for genealogical and house property research. Ms. Radford-Grant has been the City Archivist for the City […]
April 10, 2019

Breaking Brick Walls – Presenter James Thomson

https://drive.google.com/file/d/14xzRbbwVapVoNS9Ej0YMMI96VKo-WXhp/view
February 24, 2019

Digitize Your Research and Save – Feb. 24, 2019 Workshop

https://jgstoronto.ca/digitize-and-save-your-research-summary-of-jgs-toronto-workshop-from-feb-2019
February 19, 2019

Litvak Special Interest Group (SIG) Tools, Techniques, Technology Feb. 19, 2019

Jerry Scherer:   https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aj0KbYtxFZQsg55dvQVddrTp5h98YQ?e=ypbUCM
February 19, 2019

Litvak Special Interest Group (SIG) Feb. 19, 2019: Internal Passports

Lecture by Judy Kasman https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aj0KbYtxFZQsg55cqLTzqGlJc50JAQ?e=Vl10DL
January 10, 2019

Linda Reid of the Family History Centre

  Linda Reid of the Family History Centre has spent 35 years researching her family. Her research has been augmented as the result of years of learning to effectively use and analyze DNA data. She spoke at our Jan. 21st meeting at Shaarei Shomayim Congregation. Her handout is available at […]
May 17, 2018

A Forgotten Land

Members who missed the May 17, 2018 General Meeting with Lisa Cooper of Great Britain may hear her lecture (A Forgotten Land) by going to this link https://www.lisa-cooper.com/news–events.html