2016-05-25 Major Discoveries in the Quest to Find My Roots

JGS Toronto logoTemple Sinai, 250 Wilson Avenue, Toronto 8:00 pm  Doors open 7:30 pm

Hymie Reichstein,
President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Ottawa, will cover some of the circumstances that led him to find major segments of his family both in North America and Eastern Europe. Each discovery will be illustrated with documents such as census records, photographs and letters and a description of the intriguing path to their discovery.


                                                         Genealogy on the Cutting Edge

Genealogists, historians, and researchers from across North America and around the world will meet in Toronto in June 2016 for three days of inspiring lectures, workshops, displays, and other learning opportunities, sponsored by the Ontario Genealogical Society .  This year's theme is the exciting and rapidly growing interest in genetics and how it is now playing an effective tool in conducting your family research.
JGS Toronto has partnered with OGS to provide 3 speakers in a Jewish Stream.  Our speakers include Lara Diamond, Israel Pickholtz and Daniel Horowitz. 
International notable Ce Ce Moore of Henry Louis Gates' FINDING YOUR ROOTS on PBS is one of several other featured speakers.  
Special rates apply to members of JGS Toronto.  You can attend one day or all three days.  Check out the OGS website for details.

Beginner’s Guide to Jewish Genealogy Websites

http wwwThanks to David Price for preparing this list of websites, especially for those who are new to Jewish genealogy. Download A Beginner's Guide to Jewish Genealogy Websites.

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