Venturing into our Past - 2020

Allan Linderman, Editor


Venturing into our Past is JGSCV's monthly newsletter distributed to all members. It is a great way to stay in touch with issues of importance to Jewish genealogy.


April 2020 (Volume 15, Issue 7):
  • April 6 & May 3 Meetings are Cancelled
  • Supplement Your Seder
  • Academic Science and Genealogy Are Daniel's Passions
  • Leap Year
  • Exploring Family History Daily
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Comparing Jewish Resources on Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, MyHeritage and JewishGen"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #53: Avoiding COVID-19 Scams
  • The 19th Amendment - 100 Years of Women's Suffrage
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
March 2020 (Volume 15, Issue 6):
  • Origins of Queen Esther: Not for the Young
  • Queens and the Bronx Naturalization Records
  • Best Practices: What a Yizkor Book Can Reveal
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: JGSCV's Assisted Research Day at the Los Angeles Family Search Library
  • Practicing Safe Computing #52: You've Got DNA Matches
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • Arolsen Archives' New Tool
  • MyHeritage Offers Free Colorization of Black & White Photos
February 2020 (Volume 15, Issue 5):
  • New Wedding Tradition?
  • Creating "Relative" Interest in Genealogy
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "American Shtetl - Recreating a Jewish Community in the American West"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #51: USB Recharging Cord and Bluetooth Risks
  • Preparing for the Exclusive Research Afternoon at the Los Angeles FamilySearch Library
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
January 2020 (Volume 15, Issue 4):
  • Check-List in a Changing Field
  • WWII Refugees in the Indian Ocean
  • The Feast of Lights by Emma Lazarus
  • JGSCV Updates
  • New JGSCV Board Elected
  • Highlights from: "FamilySearch Historical Collections: Tips and Tricks"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #50: Discovering If You Have Been pwned
  • JGSCV 2019 Chanukah/Membership Gift Winners
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • Pledge for Holocaust Survivors
  • Top Online Tools for Genealogists