Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington
Dear Genealogy Friends,
You are invited to attend our upcoming
free genealogy event, on
Monday evening, September 9, 2019.
We would also appreciate it if you could help us publicize this event using this email or our flyer, attached above, by emailing it out, posting it on your bulletin board or calendar, and/or website, or handing out flyers to or sharing this email with individuals and groups you think might be interested.
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Washington State is pleased to present our September meeting program
“Jewish Genealogy: How Is This Research
Different from All Other Research?”
presented by Janice M. Sellers, Professional Genealogist
DATE: Monday, September 9, 2018
LDS Factoria Building
4200 124th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98006
· Doors open at 6:30 p.m., for all to enjoy the extensive JGSWS Library’s genealogical resources, including FREE access to the FHC computers and genealogical websites!
· Free Wi-Fi available. Come early to network with other attendees!
· Presentation starts promptly at 7:15 p.m.
· Free admission and refreshments
ABOUT OUR PROGRAM
This presentation provides an overview of the unique aspects of Jewish culture and history that affect family history research. Topics include history, geography, naming patterns, languages and alphabets, rabbinical genealogies, kehillah records, Yizkor books, cemeteries, and other resources. The information presented will be of great help to those new to Jewish genealogical research as well as providing important information to more experienced researchers.
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
Janice M. Sellers is a professional genealogist specializing in Black, Jewish, dual citizenship, forensic, and newspaper research. She is the editor of ZichronNote, the quarterly journal of the San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society (SFBAJGS) and has previously edited four other genealogy publications. Currently, Janice is the publicity director, programming director, and a board member of SFBAJGS and a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy, Genealogical Speakers Guild, and Genealogical Forum of Oregon. She has volunteered at Family History Centers since 2000 and gives presentations on many genealogical topics at the local, regional, state, and national/international levels, most recently returning from the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies’ annual conference, held earlier this August in Cleveland, OH. She has researched her own family history for more than 40 years. Before becoming a professional genealogist, Janice worked in publishing for many years as an editor, indexer, translator, and compositor. Her translation services primarily include French, Spanish, and Russian.
Please visit our website at http://www.jgsws.org to join or to donate to JGSWS to help support the incredible speakers and workshops we bring to you, to view library listings, download handouts, or for more information. JGSWS is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. Membership dues and donations are tax deductible.