directly across from Ted's Montana Grill.
Our classroom is on the second floor.
If you need elevator access, you can find an elevator on the far north end of the two-building office complex, right by the nail salon.
Our plaza is across the street from SouthPoint Mall in the Renaissance shopping center
with Pier 1 Imports, David's Bridals, and REI.
There is plenty of parking but the lot gets busy on weekends and holidays.
Tentative Schedule for 2017
September 24, 2017
Devon Blake is a Ph.D. student at UNC Chapel Hill, studying pharmacology.
His research in the lab focuses on pancreatic cancer. Outside the lab, his research focuses on all things genealogy and he is particularly knowledgeable about German genealogy.
He volunteers as the director of the LDS Family History Center located in Chapel Hill,
which offers free monthly workshops on a variety of topics.
How to Use the FamilySearch Website Effectively
(with emphasis placed on Jewish records)
October 15, 2017
IAJGS Icon Janette SIlverman
Dr. Janette Silverman is a Senior Genealogist Research Manager at AncestryProGenealogists. For over 35 years she has been involved in researching Jewish genealogy and grappling with the unique challenges it poses. In addition to her professional life as a genealogist, Janette’s free time is taken up by her volunteer activities with JewishGen.
Janette is the Coordinator of the Ukraine SIG, a moderator of the JewishGen Discussion Group, and was Lead Co-Chair of the 2016 IAJGS conference in Seattle Washington. She was recently honored by JewishGen as the volunteer of the year. Her doctoral dissertation, “In Living Memory” was about Jewish genealogical research and the contextualization of the micro-history of families within a larger macro-historical framework. She continues to delight in the fact that her favorite partner in research is her father.
Ukraine Research and Travel
A “Different Approach”
|December 10, 2017||Annual Hanukkah Celebration|
with TJGS members providing the program
Using the International Tracing Service,
a webinar with Zvi Bernhardt
Zvi is the Deputy Director of the Hall
of Names Department and Deputy Director of the Reference
and Information Department,
in Yad Vashem and serves as Yad Vashem`s liaison to JewishGen.
Using Yad Vashem Records, a webinar with Zvi Berhnardt
|One-on-One Clinic||guided assistance for TJGS members|
|Movie matinee: TBA|
|Migration/Ports of Entry|
Triangle Jewish Genealogical Society