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Sunday, January 20 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
From Yizkor Book to Facebook and Screens to Genes: 25 Ways to Find your Family Story

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No one is ordinary. Every person has a unique story to tell. It is by finding and telling our own family stories that we figure out who we are and where we come from. Our personal stories take us inside history, values, identity, meaning--and Torah. In this genealogy workshop, we will explore methods, tools and resources that we can use to research, preserve, and share our stories. Easy access to DNA testing is the newest addition to the growing sources of genealogical information. This session will conclude with Jeff Schwartz discussing several DNA testing services used by those seeking to discover family and family stories.

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Jeffrey Schwartz

Jeffrey Schwartz recently retired from the University of Washington, where he was a professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology for over 20 years. Dr. Schwartz taught residents about the biology underlying their radiotherapy procedures and he also ran a laboratory where he studied... Read More →
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Carol Starin

Carol Oseran Starin is a Seattle native with 50 years of teaching experience in a variety of settings. The author of Let Me Count the Ways: Practical Innovations for Jewish Teachers (Volumes I and II), she talks endlessly about genealogical research to anyone who will listen.

Sunday January 20, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm PST