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NY Times Articles Online

Founding member Rochelle Kaplan brings some New York Times articles to our attention. A. J. Jacobs writes “Are You My Cousin?“, a genealogy journey using collaborative genealogy, mainly Geni.com, then DNA, to discover connections to famous people, and to throw … Continue reading

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Legacy Webinars

Another popular webinar series has been announced from Legacy Family Tree. Each webinar is presented live for free and then is made available for an additional ten days for free viewing. Previous webinars can be purchased at their web site. … Continue reading

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SCGS 2014 Jamboree Extension Series

Once again, the Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) is offering their Jamboree Extension Series. SCGS hosts Jamboree, a genealogy conference, every summer in Burbank, California. For several years, they have not only live streamed some of the sessions online, but … Continue reading

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BCG 50th Anniversary

The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) is celebrating their 50th anniversary. In celebration, they are having a free lecture series in Salt Lake City. This is an excellent opportunity for our members to hear from the some of the … Continue reading

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Immigration Research Weekend

No, it’s not any kind of official event, but what else were you planning to do for the Labor Day weekend? Ancestry.com is offering their Immigration and Travel databases for free until September 2nd. What’s included in those databases? A … Continue reading

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National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair

So many genealogy events have moved to the realm of the Internet recently. For those who can’t travel to each event, it gives us the opportunity to attend, at least in part, from home. And here is another one. The … Continue reading

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IAJGS Conference LIVE! from Boston

If you’ve been to any of our meetings, you’ve heard about the IAJGS annual conferences. A few of our members are going to be in Boston, but they are introducing something brand new that all of our members may take … Continue reading

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Jewish American History Month

May is Jewish American History Month (JAHM). This year’s theme is American Jews in Entertainment. Resources are available at the JAHM.us web site, the most interesting found under the Education & Resources, including a Historical Timeline of Jews in America, … Continue reading

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Boston 2013 Schedule Online

The preliminary schedule for the Boston 2013 is now online. From Jay Sage, a Boston co-chair: We are excited to announce that the preliminary program, including the schedule of speakers, SIG luncheons, and computer workshops, is now available on the … Continue reading

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South Davis Family History Fair 2013

The South Davis Family History Fair is this weekend, April 19-20, at Woods Cross High School. This is an annual event, in its 16th year, brought to us by the Utah Genealogical Association. The Fair begins Friday evening at 7pm … Continue reading

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