25 January 2010

Washington, DC: 'Following False Trails,' Feb. 7

Have you pursued any wild goose chases or false trails in your own research?

Sallyann Amdur Sack, PhD, will address "Following False Trails," at the next meeting
of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington on Sunday, February 7.

It begins at 2pm, at Adas Israel, in Washington, DC.

Attendees are also requested to email similar experiences in advance of the meeting and Sallyann will address those as well.

Dr. Sack is the only genealogist listed in "Jewish Women in America."

She has chaired or co-chaired six annual international conferences on Jewish genealogy, authored or co-authored seven books for genealogists and has consulted on numerous projects.

She has founded or co-founded the International Institute for Jewish Genealogy and Paul Jacobi Center (IIJG), the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington, the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS), Avotaynu, Inc., publisher of works on Jewish genealogy, is president of the Avotaynu Foundation, and is editor of AVOTAYNU: the International Journal of Jewish Genealogy.

Sack holds a Harvard University/Radcliffe College AB magna cum laude, and a George Washington University, PhD in Clinical Psychology. She has had a clinical psychology private practice since 1972.

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