Past Presentations and Workshops

    June 19, 2019

    Brick Walls and Breakthroughs: Wed. June 19, 2019

    Hank Lobbenberg:  Shortly after Hank’s parents, refugees from Germany, were married in England in 1940 they were interned as “enemy aliens”.  Knowing very little about his mother’s Grunhut family, he chose an unusual research route and contacted Jewish Bloggers who could possibly assist him. Hank Lobbenberg – (Audio only 15 […]
    May 30, 2019

    Ukraine Special Interest Group: May 30, 2019 – Immigration

    Marla Waltman, Ukraine SIG leader discusses immigration: https://1drv.ms/v/s!Aj0KbYtxFZQsg55ZNRj5kA0vsXTmiw?e=vaNqJa
    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