08 June 2009

New York: Warren Blatt to speak, June 14

JewishGen managing director Warren Blatt will speak at the next meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of New York on Sunday, June 14.

The event starts at 2pm, at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York City.

Learn about the latest developments at JewishGen, the world’s leading Internet site for Jewish genealogy, including its partnership with Ancestry.com, newly released historical records, website enhancements, online data transcription projects, and previews of future developments.

Warren Blatt is the Managing Director of JewishGen, the primary Internet site for Jewish genealogy, a division of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, in New York City .

Blatt authored "Resources for Jewish Genealogy in the Boston Area" (JGS Greater Boston, 1996), co-authored, with Gary Mokotoff, "Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy" (Avotaynu, 1999). He chaired the 15th International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy, and, in 2004, received the IAJGS Lifetime Achievement Award .

He has more than 35 years of research experience with Russian and Polish Jewish records, and also authored JewishGen's FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about Jewish Genealogy, and many other InfoFiles available on JewishGen.

The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute at CJH will be open from 12:30-1:45pm for networking with other researchers and access to research materials and computers.

JGSNY is also on Facebook.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the info. It will be a real help.