Past Presentations and Workshops

    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
    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