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Left-Handedness: Genes or Chance?

Is anyone left-handed in your family? My older sister is. Growing up, she always had to remind my right-handed parents to buy her special left-handed scissors, can openers, and...

Make Someone Happy: Talk tradition

Schelly Talalay Dardashti is the US Genealogy Advisor for MyHeritage During a recent year of conferences and travel, I was reminded more than once that creating contacts, asking questions...

Circle of Life: Sharing family history

This post was written by our US Genealogy Advisor, Schelly Talalay Dardashti. Our family, like many others, has experienced circle-of-life events. When family historians and genealogists speak about sharing...

New Historical Records Added in January 2018

Here’s an update on the new record collections that we’ve recently added: At MyHeritage, we offer a treasure trove of historical records from around the world to discover on...

Family Treasures: Uncover the past

I spent many hours as a high school and college student in the famous lion-guarded New York Public Library, researching term papers. On one visit, I picked up a...

Looking at Our History: Images 101

Your grandmother had one. So did your mother. I’ll bet you also have one. At the back of a high closet shelf, in the basement, in the attic, you...