Venturing into our Past - 2016

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.

December 2016 (Volume 12, Issue 3):
  • A Hanukkah Present for You
  • Hanukkah Stories for Children on YouTube
  • Hanukkah First White House Appearance
  • Cemetery of the Maccabees
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Read All About It! Using Online Newspapers for Genealogical Research"
  • Practicing Safe Computing -- Verifying What You See
  • Forthcoming JGSCV Elections
  • Updates: Family Tree Maker and Other Software
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
November 2016 (Volume 12, Issue 2):
  • Forthcoming JGSCV Elections
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Through the Golden Door: Immigration after the Civil War"
  • International Jewish Genealogy Month
  • Safe Computing: Yahoo Email Services
  • Kristallnacht: Night of Broken Glass 78th Anniversary
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • My Most Memorable Yom Kipper
  • Ralphs Community Contribution Program Registration Instructions
  • JGSCV Would Like Your Feedback
October 2016 (Volume 12, Issue 1):
  • Vive le Jewish History
  • Food Genealogy
  • Yizkor Candles at Yom Kippur
  • Generation Y Explained for Us Boomer Types
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Manifest Destiny: Your Name Was NOT Changed At Ellis Island"
  • Virtual Genealogy Fair
  • Remembering Babi Yar
  • Safe Computing: Password Manager
  • Family History Month
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • Streicher Library Recoveries
  • JGSCV Would Like Your Feedback
  • Ralphs Community Contribution Program Registration Instructions
September 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 12):
  • Genealogy Gems on YouTube
  • JewishGen Offers Class
  • Organized Search for Inquisition Archives in South America Begins
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: The 36th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
  • Restoring Family Photos with Photoshop
  • Just Read This!
  • Safe Computing: Sharing Your Family Tree & Identity Theft
  • Happy Birthday, U.S. National Census
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • Ralphs Community Contribution Program Registration Instructions
August 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 11):
  • Yiddishland
  • Together Again
  • Academic Indeed!
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Genealogy In The Round"
  • Debra Kay-Blatt Retires from JGSCV Board
  • New Additions to the JGSCV Libraries
  • Safe Computing: Passwords
  • IAJGS Live!
  • Ventura County Fair
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
July 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 10):
  • Belarus SIG Announces Association with Roots To Roots Foundation
  • Funeral Records as a Source for Information
  • Another Way to Say DNA in Genealogical Terms
  • I Thought I Was Jewish!?
  • From the Board of Certification of Genealogists: Where's the Proof?
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Exploring Legacy Family Tree Software"
  • Family Tree Maker Update
  • Ellis Island and Red Star Line Museum Exhibit
  • Los Angeles Public (City) Library Genealogy Department
  • 36th IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • Ventura County Fair
  • Annual IJGM Poster Competition
June 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 9):
  • New to the CA Archives
  • Expeditions Record Tribal Genealogy on Site
  • Who Named the Steamships?
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Creating New Witnesses to the Holocaust: Teaching the Holocaust Locally, Globally and Virtually"
  • Family Tree Maker Update
  • Social Engineering
  • 36th IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy
  • Catskills Institute
  • Bibliography of Books on the Catskills
  • Remembering Special People on Special Days
  • USCIS to Raise Charges for Genealogy Research
  • Tom Allen Inducted Into Sons of the American Revolution
  • Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American
May 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 8):
  • Telling the Story
  • Proof: A Fundamental Concept in Genealogy
  • Partnership with Miriam Weiner & Bessarabia SIG Announced
  • Organize & Research Online Class (JewishGen)
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "When It Takes a Village: Applying Cluster Research Techniques"
  • Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • Avoiding Becoming a Victim of Ransomware
  • 36th IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy
  • JGSCV and IAJGS
  • Isle of Man Museum
  • What's New at Ancestry
  • Reclaim the Records
April 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 7):
  • Cruises & Genealogy on the Seas
  • Glasgow Jewish Cemetery Restoration
  • Found: Records on Hungarian WWII POWs
  • Free RootsTech 2016 Sessions Online
  • 2016 Results: Top 100 Genealogy Websites
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Sephardic Records at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum"
  • Using US Holocaust Memorial Museum Digital Resources
  • 36th IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy
  • Does Your Family History Material Have An Afterlife?
  • Backing Up Your System
  • Sephardic Resources at the USHMM
  • Digital Resources at the USHMM
  • Genealogy Roadshow Season 3 Dates Released
March 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 6):
  • Corfu Jews Hidden During WWII: Reunion
  • WWI & II Research Tips from JGSLI
  • Hungarian MACSE Opens Jewish Research Division
  • Fascinating Photos of Early So California
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: JGSCV's Annual Research Afternoon
  • 36th IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy
  • Nothing Is Forever: The Retirement of Family Tree Maker
  • Is It True that Macs Are Safer Than PCs?
  • JGSCV Resources
  • Ethics in Genealogy Video
February 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 5):
  • Suggested Do's and Don'ts When Using DNA in Genealogy
  • Belgium Naturalization Lists Now Online
  • Google Announces Improvements to Online Translating Tool
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Preparing for an Afternoon at the LA Family History Library
  • Highlights from: "Never Give Up Strategies for Taking Your Genealogy to the Next Level and Finding the Previously Unfindable"
  • 36th IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy
  • International Jewish Genealogy Month Poster Competition
  • JewishGen + Tarnow + Brussels + London + Siberia = New Family
  • Bowtie, Fan, Hourglass: For the Bar or Bat Mitzvah in Your Extended Family
  • Beginner and Intermediate Genealogy Workshops
  • What Are "Cookies" And Should They Concern You?
  • JGSCV at "The Genealogy Roadshow" Taping in Los Angeles
  • New Additions to the Library
  • Future JGSCV Meeting Dates through October 2016
  • Webinar on Choosing a Genealogical Software Program
January 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 4):
  • Online Classes, Courses, Videos - Enrich Your Research, Nourish the Brain
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Jews, Liquor and Life in Eastern Europe"
  • 2015 JGSCV Chanukah Membership Prize Winners
  • My Father, Walter Pollitzer's World War II Story
  • Thank You Dorothy Drilich for 10 Years of Devoted Service to JGSCV!
  • Nothing is Forever: The Retirement of Family Tree Maker
  • A Bat Mitzvah and Her "Twin"
  • Is Your Virus Protection Actually Working?