26 March 2008

Florida: JewishGen, April 9

JewishGen's education vice president Phyllis Kramer will speak on “Getting the most out of JewishGen” on Wednesday, April 9, hosted by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County (JGSPBCI), at the South County Civic Center in Delray Beach.

JewishGen is the Internet's premier source for Jewish genealogy. Among its features: 150+ information files in many categories, the JewishGen Family Finder, searchable databases, with links to many additional resources and websites. JewishGen's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) file offers more detailed information.

Kramer will review the site's databases and offer tips and tricks to access information.

An amateur genealogist with genealogical and computer skills, she is a JGSPBCI board member and chairs monthly Brick Wall Sessions. Her personal research is in Eastern Europe and she has compiled a family tree of 5,400 relatives around the world.

Kramer has headed computer committees and computer labs at two annual Jewish genealogy conferences; taught genealogy classes at Norwalk College, Savannah JCC and NYC's Museum of Jewish Heritage. With a BS from Cornell and Fordham University MBA, before retirement she worked primarily for IBM in systems engineering, product and business management.

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