Handouts

From this page you can download the handout for current and past meetings.

Current meeting

March 13, 2017: Ships of Our Ancestors," presented by Hal Bookbinder. Download handout. You can also view Hal's articles on Safe Computing.

Past meetings

February 13, 2017: "I've Had My DNA Tested... Now What?" presented by Mary Kathryn Kozy. Download handout.

April 11, 2016: "Research in Hungary/Transylvania/Romania and Adjacent Areas of Ukraine," presented by Vivian Kahn. Download handout.

February 8, 2016: "Handwriting Analysis for Genealogists," presented by Ron Arons. Download handout.

November 9, 2015: "The History, Adoption, and Regularion of Jewish Surnames in the Russian Empire," presented by Dr. Jeffrey Mark Paull. Download handout.

October 19, 2015: "Using USCIS Records to Research Jewish and Ethnic Roots," presented by Marian Smith. Download handout.

September 21, 2015: "Introduction to Online Genealogy," presented by Mary Kozy. Download handout.

January 12, 2015: "Locating People Through Genealogy," presented by Fred Blum. Download handout.

November 10, 2014: "Online Jewish Genealogy Research Essentials," presented by Nancy Adelson. Download handouts: Part 1, Part 2.

September 8, 2014: "Can You Help Me Find My Cousins? Understanding Autosomal DNA," presented by Mary Kathryn Kozy. Download handout.

March 10, 2014: "German Jewish Research and the Internet Archive," presented by Gary Zimmerman. Download handout.

February 10, 2014: "Free Genealogy Resources from King County Library System," presented by Darcy Brixey. Download handouts:
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January 13, 2014: "DNA and Ancestry: An Update on New Tests," presented by Steve Louis following a screening of the National Geographic film, The Human Family Tree. Download handout.

November 11, 2013: "Jewish Genealogy Research Essentials," presented by Nancy Adelson. Download handouts:
Part 1: Jewish Genealogy Research Essentials
Part 2: Jewish Genealogy Research Essentials

September 23, 2013: "One-Step Webpages: Potpourri of Search Tools," presented by Stephen Morse. Link to handout: http://stevemorse.org/onestep/onestep3.htm.

June 10, 2013: "On-Line Genealogy Research: Specializing in Sephardic Genealogy of the Ottoman Empire," presented by Victor Alkana. Download handout.

March 11, 2013: "I've Had My DNA Tested ... Now What?" presented by Mary Kozy. Download handout

January 14, 2013: "Using the Internet for Genealogical Research," presented by Mary Kozy. Download handout.

December 12, 2012: "How to Interview Aunt Marcy," presented by Dr. Stephen Adler. Download handouts.
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November 12, 2012: "Probate Records," presented by Karen Sipe. Download handout.

October 21, 2012: "Jewish Genealogy Research Essentials," presented by Nancy Adelson. Download handout for Part 1. Download handout for Part 2.

October 8, 2012: "Your Jewish Roots in Poland: JRI-Poland, the Records, and More," presented by Mark Halpern. Download handout.

April 23, 2012: "Breaking Through Brick Walls," presented by Michael Goldstein. Download handout.

April 23, 2012: "Genealogical Resources in Israel," presented by Daniel Horowitz. Download handout.

December 12, 2011: Changing Borders of Eastern Europe" and "Why Did Our Ancestors Leave Nice Place Like the Pale?" presented by Hal Bookbinder. Download handout for Changing Borders. Download handout for Why Did Our Ancestors Leave.

November 14, 2011: "From Start to Finish: Publishing Your Family History," presented by Nancy Adelson. Download handout.

October 10, 2011: "The Search for Holocaust Victims," presented by Bob Herschkowitz. Download handout.

May 7, 2007: "Jewish Given Names," presented by Warren Blatt. Download handout.

For information about regularly-scheduled JGSWS meetings, see our Meetings page.

For information about past JGSWS programs, see Recent Events.