Using New York Area Resources for Jewish Genealogical Research

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This lecture will describe the wealth of resources available at institutions throughout the New York area for doing Jewish family history research. The talk will be geared to beginners and intermediate researchers, and will focus on those families whose ancestors who came to the U.S. starting with the migration with began in the late 1880s.

Gary Mokotoff is a noted author, lecturer and leader of Jewish genealogy. He received the first Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS). He is the author of a number of books including the award-winning Where Once We walked, How to Document Victims and Locate Survivors of the Holocaust, and Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy. Mokotoff has been on the Boards of Directors of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, JewishGen, Association of Professional Genealogists, Association of Jewish Book Publishers and Jewish Book Council.

This lecture is free and no registration is required. 

When: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
South Court Classrooms - NYPL, Steven A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Ave between 40th and 42nd Streets, New York, NY
Sponsor: 
The NYG&B, New York Public Library
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