Venturing into our Past - 2018

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.


June 2018 (Volume 13, Issue 9):
  • Police Departments Looking at Legal Use of DNA Websites
  • Free Guide to Jewish Prague
  • Discussing the Current Law on Polish Citizens and the Holocaust
  • Lodz Registration Cards
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Ferreting Out Family Stories"
  • Ancestry.com Sued by 23andMe
  • Practicing Safe Computing #33: Best Anti-Virus Protection of 2018
  • Ventura County Fair
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • Computer Workshop Registration Open at 2018 IAJGS in Warsaw
May 2018 (Volume 13, Issue 8):
  • Genealogy Terms in Hebrew
  • Online Archive of California Isn't Just About California
  • History vs. Genealogy
  • Relative Storyboards
  • Ancient Faces: Shared Photo Gallery
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from Yom HaShoah and "Celina Biniaz: The Youngest of Schindler's Jews"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #32: Microsoft Word Tips & Tricks
  • Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month in May
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • Road to Canada from a DP Camp in 1948? Be a Tailor
  • Southern California Genealogical Jamboree
  • IAJGS 2018 Warsaw Conference August 5-10, 2018
April 2018 (Volume 13, Issue 7):
  • Place Names for Germany 1939
  • New Source for Terezin Prisoners
  • Free to Use and Reuse: Making Public Domain and Rights-Clear Content Easier to Find
  • Beider Discusses Ashkenazi Surname Theories About Women's Names
  • 19,000 Survivor Records Added to File Collection at USHMM
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #31: What is GEDCOM?
  • JGSCV Refresher
  • IAJGS 2018 Warsaw Conference August 5-10, 2018
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
March 2018 (Volume 13, Issue 6):
  • Consumer DNA Testing in 2017
  • Podcasts for Genealogists
  • Know of a Child in 1926 Poland?
  • Virtual Tour of Ellis Island's Medical Complex
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from The Assisted Research Afternoon at the LA Family Search Library
  • Award to Jan Meisels Allen
  • Practicing Safe Computing #30: Precautions While Traveling
  • JGSCV Permanent Library Location Shifted at Agoura Hills Library
  • IAJGS 2018 Warsaw Conference August 5-10, 2018
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
February 2018 (Volume 13, Issue 5):
  • Sephardi Surnames from Jewish Cemeteries in S.A.
  • The Biggest Mistakes
  • Austrian Death Index Makes Online Debut
  • Genealogy as Family Heirloom (No Tomatoes, Please.)
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "Push and Pull Genealogy: A Methodology for Finding Deeper Roots"
  • Practicing Safe Computing #29: Meltdown and Spectre
  • Preparing For the Exclusive Research Afternoon at the Los Angeles FamilySearch Library
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
January 2018 (Volume 13, Issue 4):
  • A Melting Pot, a Violin and a Play
  • Preparing for Poland 2018
  • JGSCV Updates
  • Highlights from: "1917: A Turning Point in American Jewish History"
  • Proposed Bylaw Change
  • Practicing Safe Computing #28: Password Managers, Again
  • New Additions to JGSCV Libraries
  • Genealogy Odds and Ends
  • IAJGS 2018 Warsaw Conference August 5-10, 2018
  • JGSCV Chanukah Gift Winners