Virtual Lecture Library

We hope to make the following lecture topics (and more) available as part of the conference’s “Virtual” Lecture Library. These one-hour presentations will be available for up to 60 days after the conference.

  • A Passage to America
  • Beginner Strategies—Using Successful Planning
  • By Any Means Necessary—Jewish Refugees & the U.S.-Mexico border
  • Central DB of Shoah Victims’ Names: New interface showing multiple records
  • Crossing the Ocean: Finding Your European History
  • Czech Torah Scrolls journey and its relevancy to family history research
  • Discovering Hidden Treasure in the JRI-Poland Database
  • DNA for Adoptees
  • Enhancing Your Litvak Research with LitvakSIG and More
  • Essential Jewish Genealogical Research Part 1
  • Essential Jewish Genealogical Research Part 2
  • Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The Ins and Outs of Newspaper Research
  • Finding Difficult Passengers on the Ellis Island Manifests
  • Finding Original Jewish Surnames and Towns (Shtetls): Twenty Strategies
  • Folders in the Wine Cellar: The Archives of the Jewish Community of Helsinki
  • From the Front Lines: Answering Actual FAQs about DNA Testing
  • Galicia Basics: What Every Galitzianer Needs to Know
  • Game Show Night: JewPardy!
  • Genealogy Death Match
  • German Archival Records: Going Beyond Vital Records to Uncover Your Family’s Stories
  • Help! I tested my DNA and I’m confused!
  • History of Stanislawow ghetto: records, addresses, personal stories. Who were the victims and perpetrators?
  • How to navigate the thousands of documents on --- Wiki
  • IGRA Resources and Searching for Records in Israel
  • Immigration History: Laws, Documents and the Story Within
  • Information about Jews in Lublin in Documents from the 15th and 16th Centuries
  • Inspire and Transform Your Family by Creating a Family Legacy
  • Intro to DNA
  • Intro to JewishGen
  • Introduction to Landsmanshaftn
  • Jewish Consumptives: How TB Patient and Other Records Can Aid Your Family History Research
  • Jewish Genealogical Information in the State Archives of Ukraine
  • Jewish Genealogical Research in South Africa
  • Jewish Surnames and Patronymics—How to Trace Ancestors Before They Got Surnames
  • JewishGen.org: Leave No Stone Unturned
  • JGS Leadership Seminars, Part 1: Security Tips for JGSs & The Role and Responsibility of a JGS Treasurer
  • JGS Leadership Seminars, Part 2: Getting and Keeping Volunteers & Software Tools
  • JRI-Poland: The Next 25 Years
  • Lost in the Shoah—Reconnecting a Family with the Forgotten
  • Maximizing a Journey to One’s Roots
  • Memory & Mystery: Family Lore
  • Missing Manifests—Tips for finding those elusive passenger lists
  • Never Give Up—Strategies for Taking Your Genealogy Research to the Next Level
  • Organizational Lessons Learned AND the Most Famous Rabbi in Russia
  • Oy Vey! Curing the I Can’t Find my Shtetl Syndrome: Examples and Techniques
  • PANEL: How Our Families Took Surnames
  • PANEL: A Master Catalog for Jewish Genealogy: The DoJR Project—What You Need to Know
  • PANEL: Ask the Experts About Jewish DNA
  • PANEL: Better Call Saul-Expert Tips for Tricky Situations
  • PANEL: Finding Our Ancestral Towns
  • PANEL: Sephardic Jewish Genealogy
  • Prague Old Jewish Cemetery: Building a Comprehensive Searchable Database
  • Read All about It: Using Online Newspapers for Genealogical Research
  • Records Access and Privacy--How Do We Continue to Access our Essential Genealogical Resource
  • Researching a Whole Jewish Community to Research Your Ancestors Better
  • Researching Jewish Immigrants to Argentina: Online Resources
  • Resources for Eastern European Research
  • Reuniting Holocaust Survivors … Not Mission Impossible
  • Scandals, Shandehs, and Lies: The Stories Families Don’t Tell
  • Ships of Our Ancestors
  • STREAMING FILM AND PANEL: Children of the Inquisition
  • STREAMING FILM AND PANEL: The Presence of their Absence
  • STREAMING FILM: Estamos Aqui: Danken got! (We are Here: Thank Gd)
  • Subcarpathian Jewish Research
  • Targeted Testing
  • The Growth of the Jewish Population in Russia Through the 1897 All-Russia Census.
  • The JDC Archives: New Material for Jewish Genealogists
  • The Poor Jews Temporary Shelter
  • The Sugihara Refugee Story: Survivors and Those Without Whom This Story Would Not Be Told
  • Tombstone (Matzeva) Reading Workshop
  • Tracing the Footsteps of a Holocaust Survivor in 1945
  • Translating Russian Documents for the non-Russian Speaker
  • Ukraine 2020: Update Your Research Plan
  • Using City/Telephone Directories, Almanacs, and other Lesser-Known Publications to Flesh out your Family History
  • Using Facial Recognition Tools to Identify Unnamed Ancestors for Genealogical Research
  • Using MyHeritage for Eastern European Research
  • Using Property Records in Genealogical Research
  • Using Sun Life and other United Kingdom Insurance Records for Jewish Genealogy and Family History
  • Using the Mobile App
  • What Happened at Ellis Island: The Name Change Myth
  • What’s in a Name? Trouble!
  • What’s New in Austrian and Czech Jewish Genealogy?
  • Write It! Tips for Saving and Sharing Family History in Written Form
  • Yizkor Books: A Great Research Tool

 

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