The interview is set for 2pm US East Coast (11am US West Coast, 7pm UK, 8pm Europe and 9pm Israel). To see those already interviewd as well as the future schedule, click here.
Daniel is the database and translation manager at MyHeritage.com and is well-known to genealogists for his technology presentations at conferences and to societies. He serves on the IAJGS board of directors, and has been an accomplished genealogist and genealogy educator for many years. His other hats include serving as webmaster for both JFRA Israel and the Horowitz Family Association.
Susan and Daniel will discuss the new technologies available on MyHeritage.com for today's genealogists. Face Recognition, Smart Matching, Family Tree Builder and Smart Research are just a few of the free MyHeritage tools available to assist genealogists and families to connect and share research.
Born in 1971 and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Daniel graduated from the Moral y Luces Herzl-Bialik High School. His professional background includes computer technician, BS.c. (Computer Engineering), education and management of educational institutions.JewishGen's founder, Susan recently interviewed Jewish names book author Alexander Beider, and Daniel is next on the genealogy list.
At the high school, he was a computer instructor and instructor/director of the "Searching for My Roots" genealogy project, and created/edited project material and presented workshops for students and parents. In 2001, he received the “Project of the Year” school award, and, in 2004, the Gonzalo Benaim Pinto Venezuela national award. From 1997-2005, his students received nine consecutive awards in the Beth Hatefutsoth/Museum of the Diaspora international competition, "My Family Story."
Daniel was also the founder, member and lecturer of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Venezuela (AGJUVE). Married with two young children, he and his family made aliyah to Israel in 2005.
The schedule of past and future interviews here
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