Mike Kalt serves as TJGS' president for 2015-2016. Mike was born in the Detroit area and is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan. He also holds a PhD in Political Science from UNC-Chapel Hill.
He has been a genealogy buff since 1984, and has been actively involved as a volunteer with JewishGen since the mid-1990's, working on JewishGen's Yizkor Book project and Holocaust data base. He also maintains the town pages for Stryj and Grodek Jagiellonski for JewishGen's KehilaLinks project. In 2001, he traveled to Poland and Ukraine to visit his ancestral shtetls.
Mike can provide a variety of programs on research techniques. His presentations include:
Mike can be reached at email@example.com.
Deborah Long, TJGS's founder, has been researching her family’s Holocaust story since she was 10 years old, but her efforts really took off in 2009 with trips to her ancestral villages in Poland and Hungary. She was able to locate long-lost cousins in Sweden, Hungary, Canada and Israel and continues to search for more relatives.
She will provide your organization with her program "Three Guides, Four Countries" for your organization. She can also provide programs on Holocaust research. One program is a personal narrative called called "A Tale of Two Cousins, the Holocaust, and an Obsession." The other is a review of primary and secondary Holocaust research resources for genealogists.
The programs are 1-1.5 hours. She can be reached at DebbieTheTeacher@gmail.com.
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