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2021
October, 2021
Speaker: Paul Woodbury This webinar is a joint program of the Jewish Genealogical Society of New York and the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society DNA test results are constantly changing, so trying to organize them can feel like aiming for a moving target. In this webinar, learn to organize your results around clear research objectives in order to isolate, prioritize, analyze, and correlate the genetic data most pertinent to your research. This webinar is open to the public during the live session. It will be recorded for NYG&B member access and audio will be accessible to JGSNY members on their website. A handout ...
November, 2021
Speaker: Maureen Taylor With the sponsorship of the Lucille Gudis Memorial Fund for Jewish Genealogy, the JGSNY is planning an online afternoon program dedicated to examining and researching our family photographs. Maureen Taylor, photo specialist, will present the Gudis Memorial Lecture, No Language Barrier: Immigrant Clues in Photographs, to be followed by a Photo Detective Roadshow, also underwritten by the Gudis Memorial Fund. In her lecture, using numerous examples, Maureen will explain how to read the visual evidence found in family photographs taken in the United States and abroad. Dive into ways to solve your immigrant photo mysteries by looking at case studies, ...
Speaker: Maureen Taylor With the sponsorship of the Lucille Gudis Memorial Fund for Jewish Genealogy, the JGSNY is planning an online afternoon program dedicated to examining and researching our family photographs. Maureen Taylor, photo specialist, will present a Photo Detective Roadshow for JGSNY members, preceded by the Gudis Memorial Lecture, No Language Barrier: Immigrant Clues in Photographs, also underwritten by the Gudis Memorial Fund. JGSNY members planning to attend the Roadshow will have the opportunity to submit photos in advance with their specific questions. Maureen will respond to a selection from among those for analysis and discussion. We will request a modest donation ...
December, 2021
Speaker: Judith Greenberg Judith Greenberg had been writing and teaching about trauma, literature, and women’s acts of resistance for years before she discovered that the history of the last days of the Jews of Siedlce, Poland, her family’s ancestral hometown, was recorded by her own relative, Cypora Jablon Zonszajn, her grandfather’s first cousin. In the fall of 1942, having survived an Aktion that killed over 80% of Siedlce’s Jews, Cypora understood that the only chance for her baby daughter, Rachel, lay outside the ghetto. They escaped and Cypora gave Rachel to her Catholic friends from childhood. She returned to the ghetto, ...