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The IAJGS program committee originally scheduled me to teach this workshop last Sunday, August 7 from 3 to 4:15 pm. On the Tuesday before the conference, I was told the talk had to be rescheduled for an earlier time slot: 1:45-3:00  — they needed the large room I was supposed to be in for another […]

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There are not many individuals who have taken on powerful bureaucracies and won.  Brooke Schreier Ganz is one of them. She has demanded open access to genealogically relevant documents that should have been publicly accessible from agencies of both the State of New York and the State of New Jersey.  Those agencies deliberately put obstacles […]

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I’ve been in Seattle at the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies annual conference since Saturday. The sessions — as always — are informative and thought-provoking. Connecting with fellow genealogists is always the best part — laughing in the halls or sharing family history stories over coffee or a meal. My cousin Diane attended the […]

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