Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland

 

Our next meeting will be held on
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
at 7:30 PM in the
Miller Board Room at Menorah Park

Garri Regev
President. Israel Genealogical Research Association

Making the Most of JewishGen’s Resources

JewishGen’s free, easy to use website features thousands of databases, research tools and other resources to help those with Jewish ancestry research and find family members. Currently, JewishGen.org hosts more than 20 million records, and provides a myriad of resources and search tools designed to assist those researching their Jewish ancestry.

Ms. Regev will explore some of the hidden gems and present strategies for maximizing research with JewishGen.org, ALD (All Lithuanian Database) and Jewish Records Indexing-Poland.

Garri Regev did her undergraduate work in Education at Lake Erie College. She has lived in Israel since 1978 and was an elementary teacher for more than 20 years there. Garri has been doing genealogical research for over 20 years. She has lectured on Genealogy to many adult groups including AACI, Hadassah, Touro College, the Central Zionist Archives (CZA), the National Library of Israel (NLI), EVA/MINERVA and IAJGS Conferences. Garri currently volunteers at the Israel Museum, at the CZA and also at the NLI Genealogy Center. She was President of the Israel Genealogical Society and is currently the President of the Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA). Garri serves on the IAJGS (International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies) Board of Directors. She was the Vice-Chair of the 2015 IAJGS Conference in Jerusalem and co-chair of program for the Conference.


Our June meeting will be held on
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
at 7:30 PM in the
Miller Board Room at Menorah Park

 Ed Abramson and Ellen Pill

Where the Horse Died, the history of Wooster, Ohio’s Jewish community

Authors Ed Abramson and Ellen Pill will discuss the experience of Jewish immigrants in Wooster -- and how their experience paralleled and differed from that of Jews in other communities. In the words of Ed -- "Although the horse died...we survived!"


Between December and March,
our meetings are
normally held on the
first Sunday afternoon
of each month at 1:30 PM
in the Lelyveld Library
at
Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple
23737 Fairmount Blvd
Beachwood
which is also the home of our research library collection.

Between April and November,
our meetings are
normally held on the
first Wednesday evening
of each month at 7:30 PM
in the Miller Board Room
at
Menorah Park
27100 Cedar Road
Beachwood


Schedule of future meetings:

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 7:30 PM at Menorah Park
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 7:30 PM at Menorah Park
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 7:30 PM at Menorah Park
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 7:30 PM at Menorah Park
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:30 PM at Menorah Park
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 7:30 PM at Menorah Park
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 7:30 PM at Menorah Park
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 1:30 PM at Fairmount Temple