19 April 2009

Boston: Israel genealogy research, April 19

Israel Genealogical Society president Michael Goldstein will speak on "Unexpected Genealogical Resources in Israel" at a meeting today (Sunday, April 19) of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston.

It begins at 1.30pm today at Temple Emanuel, Newton Center.

Most are unaware that some of the greatest ancestry data archives are in Israel. Israeli archives and internet sites have amassed important collections of historical and contemporary information about Jews from around the world, including Poland, Russia, Spain and China. Recent advances in finding aids have facilitated access to this data and made it easier to find Israeli relatives.
For more information, visit the JGSGB website.

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