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MyHeritage DNA Featured on Fox and Friends

Fox News recently invited MyHeritage to the channel’s Fox & Friends morning show to talk about MyHeritage DNA and to help the show’s hosts learn more about each host’s...

 

Scandal! Dealing With Skeletons In Your Family Tree

This is a guest post by W. Scott Fisher, the creator and host of Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show, heard on dozens of radio stations in the US...

 

What song played the day you were born?

Music has always been an intrinsic part of our daily lives. When music was first broadcast over the radio in the early 1920s, popular singers and musicians reached a wide...

 

Generational Tag Team: Practical tips for working together on your genealogical research

This is a guest post by Kimberley Fowler, a Canadian writer and editor dedicated to improving seniors’ lives through education, activism, volunteerism and community programs. She is an active volunteer...

 

What Was Life Like for Women 100 Years Ago?

Today, March 8, marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of women throughout history. We decided to survey our collection of more than 7 billion...

 

117 Questions to Ask Your Family

As genealogists, we must always think about how to obtain the information we want in the most efficient way. When interviewing family members, what are the best questions to...

 

An Adoptee’s Dream Come True

During the past five months, MyHeritage has been engaged in a special project in partnership with Israeli Member of Parliament Nurit Koren, to help family members who were separated...

 

Our Volunteers: Gerry van Eeden of South Africa

Gerald (Gerry) Dixon van Eeden, 68, is an Afrikaans translator for MyHeritage. He was born in Cradock, South Africa; grew up in Oudtshoorn, and has lived for the past...

 

DNA Testing: Seven guidelines for adoptees

This is a guest post by Richard Hill, author of two books on DNA testing. “Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA” is an...

 

The Rocking MyHeritage RootsTech After-Party

This year at RootsTech, we hosted our second annual After-Party on Friday, February 10. The party was hopping, with delicious food, drinks, magicians, fun games, prizes and a returning...

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We Had a Great Time at RootsTech 2017!

The annual RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City, Utah has just come to a close. Some 30,000 people visited the conference, while live-streamed sessions reached 100,000 viewers around the world...

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New: Online Family Tree Consistency Checker

We’re excited to introduce the new Consistency Checker for online family trees at MyHeritage. This new tool scans your family tree and identifies mistakes and inconsistencies in your data...

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