Future Meetings

Lara Diamond: SUCCESS IN -- AND IN SPITE OF -- ENDOGAMY

January 20, 2019
1:30 pm

Speaker: Lara Diamond

Lara Diamond: SUCCESS IN -- AND IN SPITE OF -- ENDOGAMY   January 20th, 2019  Sunday Afternoon  1:30 pm at AJU Genetic genealogy is particularly daunting for those whose forebears come from endogamous populations (such as Ashkenazi Jews, Native Hawaiians and Cajuns, who have married in a closed group for generations). The work of identifying actual relatives from the mass  of genetic distantly-related family can be frustrating. Drawing on case studies, this lecture explains how you can have success in such a situation. For Lara Diamond, this work has led to reunification with many relatives, including a family branch thought to have been killed in the Holocaust. [...]

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Robinn Magid: Discovering Hidden Treasure in the JRI-Poland Database

February 17, 2019
1:30 pm

Speaker: Robinn Magid

Robinn Magid: Discovering Hidden Treasure in the JRI-Poland Database   February 17th, 2019  Sunday Afternoon  1:30 pm at AJU The Jewish Records Indexing – Poland (JRI-Poland.org) database is the premier finding aid for the surviving  documentation of Jewish vital records from the current and former territories of Poland. Many original records can now be viewed through our website. More extracted details about these records are now available through us than ever before. Finding or recognizing the record you need to further your research can be challenging for many reasons. This lecture will focus on how to help you perform better searches [...]

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