2015-02-10 Book Talk - Shattered Stories, Scattered Seeds

Feb. 10, 2016,  7:30 - 9:00 pm
ISRAEL's Judaica, 1172 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto

Myrna Levy is a member of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Toronto and was very instrumental working on the society's anthology of personal stories, Tracing Our Roots, Telling Our Stories in 2011. She has recently authored Shattered Stones, Scattered Seeds, an account of the complexities of her grandfather's departure from his shtetl in Galicia at the turn of the 20th century and why her grandmother, conflicted, did not leave....even though her two sons also departed.

Kosher snacks will be served.

Choosing a Genealogical Program

American Ancestors

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)  has produced a webinar on ‘Choosing a Genealogical Software Program. It is available on their YouTube station for free. It runs 45 minutes presented by Rhonda McClure. 

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IAJGS Poster Contest

The IAJGS holds an annual competition for a work to be used as either
a poster or flyer for announcing and celebrating the International
Jewish Genealogy Month (IJGM). This year the dates for IJGM are the
evening of November 1 to November 30, 2016 coinciding with Cheshvan
5777 in the Jewish Calendar.

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notices that you might want to add to websites and Facebook pages
ready for the launch on Monday.

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