4 2022

Comparing Jewish Resources on the Genealogy "Giant" Websites

6:45PM - 7:45PM  

Contact Jewish Federation of the Berkshires
413-442-4360 x10

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Enjoy this comparative overview of Jewish record collections and research tools found on the global powerhouse
websites referred to as “Genealogy Giants.” Comparing Ancestry, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, and MyHeritage.

Led by professional Jewish genealogist Ellen Kowitt, this lecture includes many substantive record examples. Learn how each site can be helpful for documenting Jewish families and get tips on each site’s best features or challenges. Current JewishGen partnerships with Ancestry and MyHeritage are featured.

Ellen Kowitt is Director of JewishGen’s USA Research Division and National Vice-Chair of the NSDAR Jewish Task Force. She is past president of Jewish Genealogical Societies in Colorado and Greater Washington, DC, and she served for three years on the IAJGS board of directors. Ellen publishes articles in Family Tree Magazine and Avotaynu: The International Journal on Jewish Genealogy. She has completed the ProGen Study Group, attends genealogy institute programs, and is a member of the Colorado Chapter Association of Professional Genealogists. For upcoming lecture dates or more information, visit www.EllenKowitt.com.