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Genealogy Gems in the Forverts
The Forverts (Jewish Daily Forward) a leading Yiddish newspaper in the United States throughout the 20th century, is available to browse online. In this lecture, genealogy researcher Michael Morgenstern will examine hidden genealogical gems found in this newspaper.
Feb 12, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CST
via Zoom

SAVe the dates – FUTURE events

On Sunday, March 19, we will host local author and cellist Janet Horvath, who will speak about her new book, The Cello Still Sings—A Generational Story of the Holocaust and of the Transformational Power of Music. Horvath weaves the historical context of Hungary into her own life as a professional musician and child of Holocaust survivors. Among her discoveries: her father, also a cellist, played in an orchestra of concentration camp survivors led by Leonard Bernstein.

otheR ONLINE Events

During this time of social distancing many of our traditional gatherings have moved to webinars. This may enable us to explore offerings of other organizations as our community has widened beyond our geographic area. Check below for upcoming events from other genealogical organizations.


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center for jewish history

WHAT: Tune into the Center for Jewish History's Facebook page for Genealogy Coffee Break, a short talk on a specific topic with one of their genealogy librarians. Discover recommended resources and strategies for online research, and have your questions answered live. If you have a topic you'd like them to cover, write to them at Catch up on the entire series here

WHEN: Ongoing every Tuesday at 3:30 pm EST

RootsTech Connect: A Free Online Conference Experience

The 2022 conference is over, but the videos will remain up for a year. Register and make sure you have an account set up with Familysearch to access them. Familysearch accounts are free of charge. Go to the IAJGS booth where you will find some short videos, several excerpts from MNJGS talks that you may find of interest.

For more information and to register click here

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