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JewishGen is delighted to offer online interactive courses in Jewish genealogy, to help you organize your information and begin to trace your ancestral roots. These are the tracks:
Track Name Class Name...see Detailed Description & Dates Below Class Format* Class Length
Using JewishGen How to Navigate JewishGen(takes a while to upload)
Find Others Researching Your Surnames through The JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF)
Communicate via JewishGen's Discussion Groups
5 minute Videos
Basic 1 Exploring JewishGen.......Value Added Class Self Paced Workbook Format 2 Weeks
Research Your Roots on JewishGen Personal Mentoring 4 weeks
Research JewishGen SIGs and Projects Personal Mentoring 3 weeks
Creating A KehilaLinks Site Text & Exercises with Forum for Q&A 4 Weeks
Basic 4 Research Your Belarus Roots using Belarus SIG Website.......Value Added ClassSelf Paced Workbook Format2 Weeks
Navigate Jewish Records Indexing - Poland5 minute Video
United States Research Find Your Ancestral Town 5 minute Video
Basic 2 Search Strategies.......Value Added ClassSelf Paced Workbook Format 2 Weeks
Advanced Beginners Organize Your Research Online Personal Mentoring 4 weeks
Complex Genealogical Research in the U.S. Personal Mentoring 4 weeks
New York Research Personal Mentoring 4 weeks
Getting Ready to Publish Basic 3 - Getting Organized.......Value Added ClassSelf Paced Workbook Format2 Weeks
Evidence Explored Workbook Format2 Weeks
Writing Short Reports Personal Mentoring 3 Weeks
Cite Your Sources Workbook Format2 Weeks
Independent ProjectsIndependent StudyPersonal Mentoring3 Weeks
Jewish in Jewish GenealogyPersonal Mentoring 4 Weeks
Brick Walls or Dead EndPersonal Mentoring 3 Weeks

JewishGen Learning Center: Course Schedule

Course Title Course Start Date
Course End Date
Description Instructor(s) Enroll
Creating a KehilaLinks Site May 23, 2016
Jul 3, 2016
Requirements & Course Details Mark Heckman Course Completed.
Courses for 2017................................. Jan 1, 2017
Jan 2, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Phyllis Kramer
Nancy Collier Holden
Improve Your Organization Skills & Research Online Jan 2, 2017
Jan 29, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Phyllis Kramer Course Completed.
Basic 1 - Exploring JewishGen Jan 6, 2017
Jan 20, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Nancy Collier Holden Course Completed.
Brick Walls or Dead End Feb 3, 2017
Feb 24, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Nancy Collier Holden Course Completed.
Basic 2 - Search Strategies - using Google Mar 17, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Nancy Collier Holden Course Completed.
Complex Genealogical Research in the U.S. Apr 3, 2017
Apr 28, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Phyllis Kramer Course Completed.
Basic 4: Explore the New Belarus SIG website May 15, 2017
May 29, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Nancy Collier Holden Course Completed.
Independent Study
Enter Class
Jul 10, 2017
Jul 31, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Nancy Collier Holden Accepting Applications.
New York Research Aug 4, 2017
Aug 31, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Phyllis Kramer Course Proposed; Not Yet Accepting Enrollments.
Basic 3 - Lets Get Organized Sep 1, 2017
Sep 15, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Nancy Collier Holden Course Proposed; Not Yet Accepting Enrollments.
Research in Belarus Oct 6, 2017
Oct 27, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Nancy Collier Holden Course Proposed; Not Yet Accepting Enrollments.
Research Your Roots Using JewishGen Nov 1, 2017
Nov 25, 2016
Requirements & Course Details Phyllis Kramer Course Completed.
Writing Short Reports Nov 3, 2017
Nov 27, 2017
Requirements & Course Details Nancy Collier Holden Course Proposed; Not Yet Accepting Enrollments.
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