MyHeritage Blog - Archive

Kids in the house: when children performed on the Eurovision Stage

Children are among the biggest fans of Eurovision, tuning in to watch the show, memorizing the lyrics of their favorite songs and learning Eurovision trivia, but at three past...

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MyHeritage Founder and CEO Gilad Japhet at RootsTech 2019

We recently returned from RootsTech 2019, where MyHeritage made a big splash with a significant announcement each day of the conference. At the MyHeritage sponsored lunch, on Friday, March 1,...

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Irish Eurovision Contestants: All in the Family

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we celebrate Ireland and raise a glass to this country that values close-knit families and good music. Put that mix together and you...

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New Norwegian Census Records Added

We’re happy to announce the addition of three important census record collections from Norway, from 1891, 1900, and 1910, to MyHeritage SuperSearch™. Added in collaboration with the National Archives...

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Free Irish Records for St. Patrick’s Day!

Do you have any Irish roots? According to a survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, the Irish diaspora in the United States alone numbers more than 33 million people...

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Preserving Old Family Letters

If you are fortunate enough to have a cache of old family letters, you are sitting on a gold mine. Letter writing has gone by the wayside since the...

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Win Free Tickets to MyHeritage LIVE!

The second MyHeritage User Conference, MyHeritage LIVE 2019, will take place September 6-8, 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Hundreds of family history enthusiasts from around the world will gather...

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Getting in on the Sister Act

Women around the world agree: There’s nobody in the world that gets you quite like a sister. So it’s no wonder that over the years, Eurovision has seen many...

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We’re Back From RootsTech

We’ve just returned from RootsTech 2019, where the MyHeritage team left a lasting impression on thousands of family history enthusiasts. With a major MyHeritage announcement each day of the...

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Half-Siblings Reunite After MyHeritage DNA Upload

A MyHeritage DNA test was the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for MyHeritage user Larry Gilbert of Michigan, helping him connect with his half-sister Janice Cafarelli in Massachusetts. Watch the...

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MyHeritage Completed Digitizing All of Israel’s Cemeteries!

We’re very happy to announce that, after five years of dedicated efforts, we’ve completed our ambitious goal of digitizing every cemetery in Israel. It is now the first country...

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DNA Quest Initiative Is Extended

We are happy to announce that we are extending DNA Quest — our pro bono initiative to reunite adoptees and their biological families through free genetic testing. Visit the...

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