24 2019

“Jewish and Eastern European Resources on MyHeritage”

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

The Residences at Vantage Point (formerly Vantage House) 5400 Vantage Point Road
Columbia, MD 21044

Contact Marlene Bishow

The MyHeritage search engine is particularly useful for Jewish genealogy. Learn about new historical records added focused on the Holocaust, Israel, Eastern Europe, and other Jewish interest topics. MyHeritage state of the art SuperSearch Engine, an advanced tool for online genealogical research can help you find records in Hebrew, Russian, Ukrainian, and Greek, even if you type the names in English. It searches across more than 10 billion records to provide the most extensive genealogy searches available on the Internet. Hi-tech algorithms were created to cover spelling and phonetic variations, understand nicknames, handle synonyms and deal with ethnic variations, especially if you are researching a rare last name or an uncommon combination of a first name and last name. Join Daniel Horowitz to learn how to use MyHeritage SuperSearch and find efficiently the information about your relatives.

Daniel Horowitz is the Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage, providing, key contributions liaising with genealogy societies, bloggers and media, as well as lecturing, and attending conferences around the world. Dedicated to Genealogy since 1986, he was the teacher and the study guide editor of the family history project "Searching for My Roots" in Venezuela for 15 years.


Sponsor: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Central Maryland