Holidays

Easter Competition Winner

We recently asked our readers to search for our Easter image in three old blog posts on the MyHeritage blog for the chance to win a MyHeritage DNA test. We received an overwhelming number of responses. Here are the answers to our Easter “Egg”...

 

Easter Egg Hunt — Win a MyHeritage DNA kit!

Easter is an exciting time of year — the weather improves, flowers begin to bloom, and we see the first signs of new life and rebirth in nature. It’s...

 

Holiday Contest Finalists

This Holiday season, we asked our users around the world to tell about their hopes and wishes for the coming year. Here are some of the touching dreams that...

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Holiday Contest: Enter now to win!

This is a guest post by Karen, MyHeritage’s country manager for Brazil. Last week, my daughters were writing letters to Santa. First, they drew beautiful Christmas trees, snowy landscapes,...

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Thanksgiving Day: Celebrating family and family history

As millions of Americans, at home and abroad, celebrate this day with family and friends, we family historians and genealogists are also thankful for so much. As we sit...

 

Halloween 100 Years Ago

Happy Halloween! Do you remember trick-or-treating as a child on Halloween? Did you dress up in costumes? Halloween is a holiday full of long-standing traditions. We decided to take...

 

10 Ways to Get Creative with the Kids This Summer

Old family photos encourage young people to become interested in their heritage and also bring precious family memories to life. Add photos to your family site on MyHeritage to add...

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Top 10 Pearls of Wisdom from the World’s Oldest Dad

Happy Father’s Day! This year for Father’s Day, we hosted Israel Kristal, the world’s oldest living man, who live-tweeted fatherly advice from the @MyHeritage Twitter account. Israel, who will be 113...

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Father’s Day on Twitter: Join World’s Oldest Man For Live Fatherly Advice

In addition to their old beloved shirts they refuse to give up, sandals with socks, and corny jokes, dads around the world are known for their sage, fatherly advice...

 

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is a designated time to pay tribute to all the incredible moms in your family. It is celebrated in many different ways. Some buy their...

 

Nominate a Special Mom in Your Family!

What does the word “mother” mean? Many adjectives come to mind for various people. According to dictionaries, the traditional definition describes a mother as a woman who has given...

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Easter: New avenues of research

Happy Easter! With Easter, we welcome Spring and the rebirth of new life. It’s a great time of year to do some spring cleaning and organize your genealogy research. It...

 

Do You Have the Luck of the Irish?

Most of us are familiar with the popular expression, “the luck of the Irish.” With St. Patrick’s day approaching, we thought we’d do some research on what it is...