Friday, October 16, 2009

JewishGen genealogy classes

JewishGen Blog: The Home of Jewish Genealogy: Online Jewish Genealogy Class: "Not sure what JewishGen has to offer? What are the best websites? Organize your information better? Get personalized help?

Well consider JewishGen's Basic Jewish Genealogy course, which consists of 8 text lessons, delivered online twice weekly, which you can read online or download at your own pace.

The lessons cover using genealogy formats, organizing information, Jewish naming conventions, Internet Genealogy Resources, U.S. Vital Records, U.S. Census and U.S. passenger manifests (Ellis Island); two lessons will be devoted to JewishGen's web site and its many databases.

It will also contain hints and tips on how to best use your computer and the Internet. We feature an online Forum where students can post their ancestral information, documents and photographs, and get answers and suggestions from the instructor and fellow students.

The tuition for Basic Genealogy is $60, however, if you qualify for the Value Added Services by virtue of a $100 donation to JewishGen's general fund within the past 12 months, you are welcome to enroll at no additional charge (to get the waiver don't enroll just yet,"


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