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Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley Monthly Meeting
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Comparing Jewish Resources on Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, MyHeritage and JewishGen
Enjoy this comparative overview of Jewish record collections available on Ancestry.com, FamilySearch, Findmypast and MyHeritage, as well as research tools on each site that can be especially helpful for Jewish research. Also, learn how the JewishGen collections on Ancestry.com differ from comparable collections on JewishGen.org, both in content and the search experiences. Get tips on when it might be better to search on one site or the other.
Speaker: Ellen Kowitt is past president of JGS Colorado and JGS Greater Washington. She has served on the IAJGS board member has served on various IAJGS Committees; been a recipient of IAJGS Program and Stern Awards; led Ukraine trip for JewishGen Shtetlschleppers; created KehilahLinks websites and been Lyubar, Ukraine town leader for 23 years; coordinated Yizkor Book translations for Ukraine towns; and indexed revision lists, memorial plaques, gravestones, and Colorado probate records. Ellen is an Avotaynu contributor. She is currently Vice President of the Colorado Chapter, Association of Professional Genealogists.
Please note: This is a community event not planned by The Jewish Federation.