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MyJewishRoots

Start on a family discovery journey with the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando (JGSGO) as it launches My Jewish Roots—a JGSGO Workshop Roadshow. Join us for all 10 FREE workshops at locations throughout the Orlando metro area—or participate over the Internet.

 

At each workshop, we will give away a door prize - a Free annual Ancestry.com World Explorer membership.

You must pre-register for the workshop and attend in-person to be entered into the door prize drawing.
At each workshop, we will give away a door prize – a Free annual Ancestry.com World Explorer membership. You must pre-register for the workshop and attend in-person to be entered into the door prize drawing.

Get a jump on the 2017 IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Orlando, by attending these free workshops.
All topics are designed to increase your knowledge, expand your family tree, and discover new ancestors and living cousins.

Workshops will include hands-on labs with free access to Ancestry.com, so bring your LAPTOP to participate. All workshops are from 7–9pm. Recordings and handouts of all prior workshops will be made available to JGSGO members.

DATE
LOCATION
WORKSHOP
PRE-REGISTER FOR EITHER:

Tue Sep 6, 2016

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

“Begin Building your Family Tree“ with Marlis Humphrey, IAJGS President

 

Wed Oct 26, 2016

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

“Connect to the Experts and Key Resources“ with Marlis Humphrey, IAJGS President

 

Thu Nov 10, 2016

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

UCF Hillel

Park in the numbered spaces in the parking lot just north of the building on Lockwood Blvd.

“Find DNA Ancestors and Cousins“ with genetic genealogist Diahan Southard

 

Tue Dec 6, 2016

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

“Conduct U.S.-based Research“ with Marlis Humphrey, IAJGS President

 

Tue Jan 3, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

UCF Hillel

Park in the numbered spaces in the parking lot just north of the building on Lockwood Blvd.

“Native Country Research” with Marlis Humphrey, IAJGS President

 

Tue Feb 7, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

“Changing Borders of Eastern Europe” with IAJGS Expert and Past President Hal Bookbinder

 

Thu Mar 2, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

UCF Hillel

Park in the numbered spaces in the parking lot just north of the building on Lockwood Blvd.

“Using Ancestry.com for Jewish Research” with Ancestry expert Crista Cowan

 

Tue Apr 4, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

UCF Hillel

Park in the numbered spaces in the parking lot just north of the building on Lockwood Blvd.

“Analyze Your DNA Results” Diahan Southard returns

 

Tue May 2, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

“Jewish Names” with Warren Blatt, JewishGen Managing Director

 

Sun May 21, 2017

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

UCF Hillel

Park in the numbered spaces in the parking lot just north of the building on Lockwood Blvd.

“Roots-athon” 

Thu Jun 8, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

“Holocaust Research” with Marlis Humphrey, IAJGS President

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