Tags:History

The Silver Matchbox That Saved a Life

MyHeritage Founder and CEO Gilad Japhet cannot resist a family history challenge. That’s exactly why, when he read a post calling for help on an Israeli Facebook group for...

Back to School

Back to School: Then and Now

It’s that special time of year again, when summer ends and the new school year begins. Whether you’re heading back to school yourself, or have children or grandchildren who...

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...