MyHeritage Genealogy Expert World Tour

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The genealogy conference season is about to start and our genealogy expert Daniel Horowitz already has his suitcase packed. Each year, Daniel tours the genealogy world, attending the largest genealogy conferences and lecturing to many local societies avid to learn about MyHeritage and other genealogy subjects around the world.

This year, he introduces a new set of lectures covering MyHeritageDNA products and new features. The previous ones, of course, are still available along with his personal and general genealogy talks, such as his maternal line research, cemetery research and roots travel, or more specific ones related to Jewish genealogy and Israel.

Listed below is Daniel’s schedule for the next six months. Regardless of whether you are a new MyHeritage user or an experienced genealogist, if you are near any of the places mentioned – and you would like to share genealogy knowledge – feel free to attend any of the lectures and say hello to our genealogy traveler.

February 25, 1:30pm: Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston (385 Ward St, Newton, MA 02459) “Plan Your Roots Trip to Eastern Europe Effectively”

February 27, 6:30pm: Utah Jewish Genealogical Society (Family History Library 35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150) “Prepare for a cemetery trip – search, photo, and index”

February 28-March 3: RootsTech (Salt Lake City, Utah)

  • “MyHeritage-on-the-go: An app for family research”
  • “Your MyHeritage DNA results and verifying matches (Computer lab)”

April 11-14: Ohio Genealogical Society Conference (Hyatt Regency Columbus in Columbus, Ohio)

  • “Your MyHeritage DNA results and verifying matches (Computer lab)”
  • “So, You Really Want to Research Your Jewish Ancestors?”

April 29, 2pm Jewish Genealogical Society of Long Island (Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY) Finding Relatives with MyHeritage DNA Matching

May 2-5: National Genealogical Society Conference (DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503) “Discovering Your Family History with MyHeritage’s Unique Technologies and DNA”

May 6, 7:30pm: Beth El Jewish Genealogy Club (50 Maple Stream Rd, East Windsor, NJ 08520) “Researching Jewish Genealogy on the Internet”

May 8, 11am: Retired Executives and Professionals – REAP (Rubin Building of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E Clinton Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670) “MyHeritage’s Unique Matching Technologies for Genealogy Discoveries”

May 29, 7pm: Orange County Jewish Genealogical Society (Temple Beth David, 6100 Hefley Street Westminster, California 92683) “Reuniting Holocaust Survivors

May 31-June 02: Southern California Genealogy Jamboree (Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505)

  • “MyHeritageDNA 101”
  • “Planting a Family Tree Online in MyHeritage”
  • “MyHeritage Unique Technologies”

June 3: Congregation Etz Chayim / South Peninsula Genealogy Group (4161 Alma St, Palo Alto, CA 94306) “Planting a Family Tree Online to share and preserve your memories

June 7, 6pm: New York Genealogical & Biographical Society (36 West 44th Street 7th Floor New York, NY 10036-8105) “Prepare for a cemetery trip- search, photo, and index”

June 9: Bicentennial of Alabama State -One-day genealogy seminar (Elmore County Historical Society, Wetumpka, Alabama) “Discovering Your Family History with MyHeritage’s Unique Technologies and DNA”

Aug 19, 4pm: Chicago Genealogical Society (TBD) “Discovering Your Family History with MyHeritage’s Unique Technologies and DNA”

August 22-25: Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference (Fort Wayne, Indiana)

  • “Reuniting Holocaust Survivors”
  • “Jewish Resources on the Internet”
  • “MyHeritage DNA 101: From taking the test to understanding the results”
  • “Prepare for a cemetery trip- search, photo, and index”

Aug 26, 1pm: Jewish Genealogical Society Illinois (Temple Beth El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL) “Research Genealogical Resources in Israel From Your Couch”

Aug 27, 6pm: Jewish Genealogical Society New York (Village Temple, 33 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003) “Research Genealogical Resources in Israel From Your Couch”

Aug 28, 6:30pm: Association of Professional Genealogists NJ & The Genealogical Society of New Jersey (Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ) “MyHeritage’s Unique Technologies and DNA”

Questions? Download the full updated schedule or contact Daniel.

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