Daniel Horowitz Speaker at JGSCV on Latin American Resources and MyHeritage Genealogy Super Search Engine

Meeting: JGS of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County (JGSCV)-- California,

Date: Sunday, June 27, 2010 1:30-4:15 p.m.

Program:( two lectures- with a break in between:)
Genealogical Resources in Latin America
MyHeritage Research - Genealogy Super Search Engine

If you were at the Southern California Genealogical Jamboree this past weekend you may recall that Daniel's program on MyHeritage Research: Genealogy Super Search Engine was over attended and some wanting to attend were turned away due to the crowd! In addition Daniel will be providing a free copy to all attendees of Family Tree Builder (Beit Hatsufutsot)--My Heritage easy to use genealogy software! This is your opportunity to hear Daniel on two great subjects.!

Genealogical Resources in Latin America

The lecture will present a brief history about the countries, their origin, government and community institutions, cemeteries, organizations and records. How to do research in these countries, what to look for and how to ask for information in: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Caribbean islands.

MyHeritage Research - Genealogy Super Search Engine

MyHeritage Research is an advanced tool for online genealogical research. It searches across more than 12 billion records to provide the most extensive genealogy search available on the Internet. Learn how to use MyHeritage Research to search efficiently in more than 1,500 genealogy databases and websites on the Internet that cannot be searched by regular search engines like Google.

Speaker: Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy and translation manager, MyHeritage.com. Daniel was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, has a BS.c. in computer engineering. Daniel was a founding member and lecturer of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Venezuela - AGJUVE (2001-2005). He lives in Israel since 2005, is a member and webmaster of the Israel Genealogical Society (IGS) and the Horowitz Families Association. Daniel serves on the board of directors of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) since 2008 .

There will be a schmoozing session starting 15 minutes before the meeting, facilitated by a Sonia Hoffman, a senior member of JGSCV --come and talk on
your successes or problems.

Our monthly book report will be given by JGSCV member Marion Werle, My Future is in America: Autobiographies of Eastern European Jewish Immigrants New York University Press/YIVO, 2006

The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County is dedicated to sharing genealogical information, techniques and research tools with anyone interested in Jewish genealogy and family history.

There is no charge to attend the meeting. Anyone may join JGSCV. Annual dues are $25 for an individual and $30 for a family.

Our rotating traveling library will have Categories A and B. To see which books are listed under which category, please go to our website, www.JGSCV.org and look under traveling library. The books are available starting 30 minutes before the program to shortly after the program.

The meeting is open to all and there is no charge. The meeting is co-sponsored with and held at Temple Adat Elohim, Thousand Oaks, CA Formore information including directions to the meeting, see our website for directions and more information: www.jgscv.org

Jan Meisels Allen
President, JGSCV

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