Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland kicks off 40th anniversary
, 2023-03-16 15:46:00,
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland was founded in 1983 and is marking its 40th anniversary April 22 and 23.
Society President, Deborah Katz, is pleased to announce that long-time JGSC volunteers Russ Maurer and Amy Wachs will serve as the 40th anniversary honorary co-chairs.
The JGSC is working in partnership with the Cuyahoga West Chapter, Ohio Genealogy Society; the Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS; and the North East Ohio Genealogy Round Table, which is a cooperative group of the leadership of societies and organizations interested in family history and genealogy including the counties of Ashtabula, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Summit and Trumbull. The collaboration will make hybrid presentations available to members and the public at no charge.
Four general genealogy programs will be held from 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. on Saturday April 22.
Two Jewish-themed genealogy programs will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 23. Registration is required, and participants may attend any or all the following programs in-person or on zoom. In-person locations are on both the east and west sides of Cleveland, Katz noted.
The celebration will begin with a series of genealogy programs by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage. Horowitz is an internationally renowned genealogy expert and educator who has worked with MyHeritage since 2006. His current responsibilities include interacting with genealogy…
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