JGSLA Assisted Research Day at the Family History Library


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Date(s) - May 19, 2019
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Sandra Malek & Smadar Gilboa Ph.D.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019
12:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Family History Library
(Entrance off of Manning Ave. at Santa Monica Blvd.)
1591 E.Temple Way
West Los Angeles, CA 90024

Would you like some help finding a record or a ship manifest?

Would you like some help to know what sources to use?

Do you need family documents translated?

Do you want to learn more by helping others?   If you can assist other members at the computers, or have expertise in different areas of research and help out in other ways, even for an hour or two RSVP here: https://forms.gle/PKcYfRNvnu8dPRgV6

  (you can join at the door)  for an afternoon of mentor-assisted research.  We will be by your side to help.

Translators: Yiddish,  Polish,  Russian,  German and Hebrew    
(please contact  Bobby@jgsla.org  for translator appointments)

1:00 P.M.  Class on beginning genealogy with Sandra Malek

There will be 2 special classes LIMITED to 24 people*

2:oo P.M.   JRI-Poland for Beginners (45 minutes)–hands on search techniques of the JRI-Poland database and how to read the search results.
3:15 P.M.  Obtaining copies of vital records indexed on JRI-Poland of your town;  how to find records on familysearch.org and microfilms  AND  how to get records that are not online or microfilm.
1. Must have or get before, JewishGen account and have username & password with you.  https://www.jewishgen.org/CURE/jgidadd.asp?OK=Y
2.  Have your Ancestral town: Click on town name here:  https://www.jri-poland.org/town/index.htm
3.  Have relatives’ Jewish name, possible original last names, est birth year.