// William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
Menu
Search
Jewish Genealogical Society Meeting
Oct 22 2017 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jewish Genealogical Society Meeting

JGSG Panel Discussion

Todd Knowles works as a member of the International Patron Services team at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and volunteers as president of the Utah Jewish Genealogical Society.

When he was introduced to family history at the age of 12, Todd filled out his first pedigree chart. One name on the chart caught his eye. It was Morris David Rosenbaum, and since then, he has been trying to find out everything that he can about his Jewish roots.

The journey to find these Polish Jews has led to the creation of the Knowles Collection (knowlescollection.blogspot.com), 6 databases that as of May 1, 2016, contain the genealogical records of over 1.4 million people.

At this October meeting we will watch a video of Todd’s presentation at the 2016 IAJGS Conference titled, “Getting the Most Out of FamilySearch for Jewish Research.”

Free for Members. Non-Members, participation in this event is included in the cost of general museum admission.

Related Events

No related events.

Other Events

  • June 30th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Atlanta Magic Spectacular

    The city's top magical entertainers deliver an afternoon of exciting mysteries for the eyes and mind. Don't miss this opportunity to see a variety of excellent magicians doing what they do best. This family-friendly show is sure to please, so tell your friends.

  • June 30th, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia Meeting

    This Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia Meeting will focus on DNA genealogy. This meeting's speaker is Larry Thomas, who began researching his family's genealogy over 30 years ago.

  • July 1st, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Magical Mondays

    Do you want to learn some awesome magic? This summer at the Breman you'll have your chance! Every week a staff member or a visiting guest magician will perform and teach magic that you can do using items you have around the house. All ages welcome!

  • July 4th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    CLOSED for July 4th

    The Breman Museum will be closed Thursday, July 4th. We will be open Friday July 5th for our normal operating hours.

Exhibitions

  • Who Am I? : Young Minds Forced to Choose

    This 13-panel traveling exhibition examines the lives and experiences of young Jehovah’s Witnesses who suffered due to their refusal to accept Nazi ideology. Self-guided audio tours accessible through smartphones are available with survivors in the exhibition relating their stories.

  • Inescapable : The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini

    Harry Houdini wasn’t born. He was invented. Inescapable explores the creation of Houdini by the poor Jewish immigrant, Ehrich Weiss, with a look at the technologies, marketing prowess, and entertainment trends that allowed a superstar to emerge. Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini was created by the Jewish Museum of Maryland.

View All >
The Breman Museum1440 Spring Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30309678-222-3700
© 2019 William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum.     Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use

This website is supported by a generous gift from the Jerry and Dulcy Rosenberg Family in honor of Elinor Rosenberg Breman.

Jewish Federation
Login