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Start Family History Research at Annual Jewish Genealogy Seminar

jgscoThe Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado will hold an annual full-day seminar on Jewish Genealogy on Sunday, September 7th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Denver JCC Social Hall, 350 S. Dahlia Street. Researchers of all levels are encouraged to attend!

Four lectures featuring Rose Lerer Cohen, PhD, will include a Beginners Workshop for beginners and refreshers; Search Strategies for Locating Israeli Relatives; Integrating Resources to Locate Holocaust Survivors; and Migrations: Lithuanian and South African Research.

Situated in Israel, Dr. Rose Lerer Cohen is a genealogy, forensic, and provenance researcher; writer; and lecturer. She has been carrying out family research since 1995 and has been a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists since 1996. She established Kin-search in 2007 in order to bring together the different aspects of her genealogy and research, which includes art restitution.

Holocaust research is one area of her expertise. She specializes in documentation from the International Red Cross Archives (ITS) in Bad Arolsen and has succeeded in locating and connecting Holocaust survivors worldwide by synthesizing data from archives, pages of testimony from Yad Vashem, and ITS documents. Her other areas of research are eastern and western Europe, Israel, and South Africa. She maintains contact with a network of professional genealogists and experts in many countries.

The cost for the Seminar is $20 for JGSCO members; $40 for individual newcomers; or $60 for guest newcomers; and includes all-day access, kosher lunch, and one-year membership in JGSCO.

This is a great opportunity to jump start family history research and network with JGSCO’s growing membership. Come for the day including four lectures, lunch, and over 25 generous door prizes including Ancestry.com memberships… or come for one or two lectures that interest you most.

Information is online HERE including a link to download the registration form for mailing, or paying online using PayPal.

There is a registration deadline of September 2nd or pay an additional $20 fee per person at the door. Please help our volunteers by registering in advance as they pre-order food, print materials, and set up seating.

We hope to see you there!

About Ellen Kowitt

Marketing and Communications Professional. Genealogist. Jewelry Artist. Kehillah Builder.

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