Researching your Jewish Roots with JewishGen
JewishGen.org offers both archival and networking components that are relied upon by thousands of people each day.
Presented by: Avraham Groll, who discusses common challenges that people encounter when researching their family history, and how JewishGen can help.
Avraham Groll is passionate about connecting people with their Jewish roots, and helping them experience what it means to be part of the Jewish people. As Executive Director of JewishGen, he partners together with a global network of volunteers in overseeing the premier online resource for Jewish genealogy, which provides unparalleled access to millions of records, networking opportunities, and a treasure trove of historical and community information.
Avraham holds an MBA from Montclair State University, an MA in Judaic Studies from Touro College, a BS in Business Administration from Ramapo College, and a certificate in Executive Leadership from Columbia University. Avraham spent two years studying at Yeshiva Ohr Yerushalayim in Israel and is a frequent lecturer on a variety of Jewish genealogical and historical topics.
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