Each area of genealogy research comes with a unique set of challenges. Jewish genealogy is no exception, but thankfully there are fantastic websites and online resources available to help. Even if you don’t have Jewish ancestors, these resources may prove very helpful for researching Eastern European branches of your family tree. Many provide detailed maps and information about towns that have long since vanished.
In this week’s
episode professional genealogist Ellen Shindelman Kowitt (Director of JewishGen’s USA Research Division and National Vice Chair of a DAR Specialty Research Jewish Task Force) joins us to share:
- unique features that JewishGen.org has to offer
- the best regional websites
- what you need to do before you dig into these websites
Live Premiere on YouTube: Thursday May 20 at 11:00 am CENTRAL.
You can watch here, or click “Watch on YouTube” to watch at the Genealogy Gems YouTube channel where you can participate in the live chat by signing into YouTube with a free Google account.