Venturing into our Past - 2022

Diane Goldin, 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.


November 2022 (Volume 18, Issue 2):
  • Kristallnacht: Night of Broken Glass 84th Anniversary November 9-10
  • Highlights from: "Why did our ancestors leave a nice place like the Pale?"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #84: Stopping Text and Voice Spam
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Our Generous Contributors for Chanukah Prizes
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
October 2022 (Volume 18, Issue 1):
  • Highlights from: "Virtual Tour of the New York City Tenement Museum Focusing on a Jewish Family from Early 1900s"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #83: Your wallet has been stolen, now what?
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
September 2022 (Volume 17, Issue 12):
  • Highlights from: "The 42nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #82: Cyber warfare 2022, a midyear update
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
August 2022 (Volume 17, Issue 11):
  • In the News: Privacy
  • Highlights from: "Genealogy in the Round"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #81: Free Online Databases Courtesy of Your Public Library
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
July 2022 (Volume 17, Issue 10):
  • Regards from Scotland
  • Not Just Photo Finds
  • The Importance of Source Citations
  • Family Time Ideas for Summer Visits
  • Highlights from: "Lives Remembered: Photographs of a Small Town in Poland 1895-1939"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #80: Take care what you share
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
June 2022 (Volume 17, Issue 9):
  • Got an app on your smartphone?
  • Browse Google Books
  • Revisit Websites for Updates and News
  • Highlights from: "The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #79: Phishing text messages
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
May 2022 (Volume 17, Issue 8):
  • Op-ed on Resiliency in UKR
  • Father Patrick on YouTube
  • What Happened at Babi Yar?
  • And Finally, Something Lighthearted
  • Highlights from: "The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #78: 1950 Census Search Tips
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • Genealogy For Fun: The Day Mars Invaded Earth
April 2022 (Volume 17, Issue 7):
  • Highlights from: "Three Great Myths of Jewish Genealogy"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #77: Nothing is certain but death and taxes
  • JGSCV Updates
  • JGSCV Family Histories: Escape from Russia
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
March 2022 (Volume 17, Issue 6):
  • Revisiting the Gutenberg Project
  • Auctioning Off Fame in Any Century
  • Highlights from: "Getting Ready for the 1950 Census: Searching With and Without a Name Index"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #76: Upgrading to Windows 11
  • JGSCV Updates
  • JGSCV Family Histories: Memories of Louis and Sarah Rosen
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
February 2022 (Volume 17, Issue 5):
  • "Nadezhda" periodical
  • Onderduiken: Hiding in WWII Holland
  • Public Domain Day 2022
  • Highlights from: "Ich bin ein Berliner"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #75: Cyber warfare, 2022
  • JGSCV Updates
  • 2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
January 2022 (Volume 17, Issue 4):
  • Jewish Farming Collectives and the Soviet-Created Famine of 1932
  • Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Righteous Gentile, WWII
  • The Rothschilds of Britain
  • Highlights from: "The Arolsen Archives: A Treasure Trove of Records"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #74: A Browser that will not track your every move
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends