Burial

Find A Grave

Owned by Ancestry.com is an excellent genealogical resource.   You can search by name, cemetery name, and cemetery location. Many records include photographs and information about family members. 

BillionGraves 

The world’s largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data. Almost all of Israel’s cemeteries have been digitized with the BillionGraves app. 

FindmyPast

UK cemetery data.

DNA Resources

MyHeritageDNA 

DNA testing (autosomal and ethnicity) and matching service, requires a purchased DNA test. Will accept upload of DNA data from other companies for matching and ethnicity. Free family tree software (Family Builder). For more information on research and family trees, requires a paid subscription,. 

Family Tree DNA 

DNA testing (autosomal, Y chromosome, mitochondrial, and ethnicity) and matching service, requires a purchased DNA test. Will accept upload of DNA data from other companies for matching and ethnicity.

Ancestry 

DNA testing (autosomal and ethnicity) and matching service, requires a purchased DNA test. For more information on research and family trees, requires a paid subscription

23 and Me 

DNA testing (autosomal and ethnicity) and matching service, requires a purchased DNA test. Also offers health assessment

Living DNA 

DNA testing (autosomal and ethnicity) and matching service, requires a purchased DNA test.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 22, 2022, 1pm Pacific Time

Speaker: Gil Bardige

Updated: Help! I Just Got My DNA Results and I’m Confused

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.

Sunday, June 12, 2022, 11am Pacific Time Zone

Speaker:  Serafima Velkovich

The Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names and Other Sources at Yad Vashem

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.

Sunday, July 17, 2022, 1pm Pacific Time

Speaker: Dr. Alexander Beider, PhD

Jewish Surnames from Eastern Europe

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Sunday, July 31st, 2022 at 1pm Pacific Time Zone

Speaker:  Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz

 “I Found My Village! Now What?” Locating Vital Records in Poland Using Online Resources 

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.

Sunday, August 14th, 2022 at 1pm Pacific Time Zone

Speaker: Karen Franklin

 New Strategies in German Jewish Research

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 2pm Pacific Time and 5pm Eastern Time

Center for Jewish History’s Lillian Goldman Reading Room

Preserving your Family Photos and Documents: Resource Guide

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.
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