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Genealogy Resources and Webinars


 

Last March The Breman held a Genealogy Webinar with Shapell Roster Director, Adrienne Usher, in an exploration of the Shapell Manuscript Foundations digital project. Adrienne discusses the project’s history and future, as well as research methodology explicitly related to the Confederacy


Take a look at this webinar on finding your World War 1 ancestors from the World War 1 Centennial Commission.

Click here to Watch.

In addition they also provide a 100+ page PDF guide to help your research.

You can request the file be emailed to you here.


Check out a list of upcoming Genealogy Webinars.

Join us for the upcoming free webinar series of the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) starting April 22nd. We have chosen a variety of genealogy topics for the webinars that should appeal to all levels and will help genealogists in advancing your research.
Registration is now open and is required as there are a limited number of “seats” available. If you wish to register for more than one webinar, you must do so separately. Reminders will be sent out closer to the date of each webinar.
All webinars are in English, with the exception of two webinars. They will all start at 19:00 Israel Time, 12 pm (EDT).
This series is in addition to the weekly Zoom “Show and Tell” series from IGRA which have already started to be broadcast.
To register, click on the links below.


April 22 “The IGRA Collection” (in Hebrew)  by Rose Feldman

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April 26    “Location, Location, Location: How Genealogical Research Can Benefit From Historical Maps” by Ed Mitukiewicz 

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May 7  “Using the JDC Archives Website and Online Databases for Family Research” by Jeffrey Edelstein

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May 17  “Genealogy in Western Europe” by Jeanette R. Rosenberg

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June 7   “Sources for the Genealogy of Tunisian Jews”  by Thierry Samama

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June 21   “Ukraine 2020; Update your Research Plan”  by Ellen S. Kowitt

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July 12  “Discovery and Insight into a Long Forgotten World”  by Doron Friedman

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August 2    “Educational Institutions as Genealogy Resources”    by Rose Feldman

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August 23   “All You Wanted to Know about DNA Tests but Had No One to Ask”   (in Hebrew) by Janna Helstein

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August 30  “All You Wanted to Know about DNA Tests but Had No One to Ask” by Janna Helstein

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September 13    “The Basics of Research in Israel”   by Garri Regev

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October 18   “Google for Genealogy”   by Jeanette R. Rosenberg

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