All in the Mishpocheh: Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
Hosted By: The Center for Jewish History
This is a 10-session course that runs from November 2022 through January 2023.
Section 1: Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. ET beginning November 1, Instructor: Moriah Amit, or:
Section 2: Fridays at 10 a.m. ET beginning November 4, Instructor: J.D. Arden
Ready to take a deep dive into your family history?
Join the staff of the Center for Jewish History for this 10-week online genealogy course, suitable for beginner and intermediate researchers. You will benefit from the unique experience of one-on-one mentoring from our expert genealogy librarians and enjoy access to digitized archival material found in the collections of our onsite partner organizations, which include the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, American Jewish Historical Society, Leo Baeck Institute, and American Sephardi Federation. This course will be relevant and applicable to all areas of the Jewish diaspora—Sephardi, Mizrahi, and Ashkenazi—and will touch on numerous topics, including family tree building, DNA and endogamy, search strategies, common genealogy myths, Holocaust records, Landsmanshaftn, Jewish orphanages, and much more, with a particular focus on collections housed at the Center. By the end of the 10 weeks, you will have compiled a basic family history portfolio and will be equipped with a strong foundation for further explorations.
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