Videos

This page shows all the videos posted to this web site. These videos include both Webinars (online lectures given by experts) and Show & Tell (more informal Zoom meetings giving practical advice). If you want more specific lists, you can go to the Webinars or Show & Tell pages.

Educational Institutions as Genealogy Resources
August 3, 2020
Today we take education for granted, but it wasn’t always that way. To fill in the story of our …

שימוש ברשתות חברתיות על מנת לקדם את המחקר
July 28, 2020
במהלך המפגש נדבר על התארגנויות שונות בארץ ובחו"ל הקיימות ברשת הפייסבוק חטובות מחקר גנאולוגי. נציג …

?ארכיון עירוני – מדוע? מה? מי
July 26, 2020
מיום העיון ה-23.6.2020, לריסה שניטקינד לריסה שניטקינדמנהלת הארכיון העירוני תל אביב – …

Show & Tell - The Tale of "Tracing the Tribe" - from Tel Aviv to New Mexico
July 23, 2020
This session of Show & Tell focuses on Tracing the Tribe. Schelly Talalay Dardashti - A …

Ask Not What Your Ancestors Can Do For You: Genealogy and the Restoration of Polish Jewish Cemeteries
July 19, 2020
This lecture was given at the IGRA Virtual Seminar Day, June 23, 2020. Dan A. Oren Dan is an …

ראו וספרו - משפחה מליטא? א-ב חיפוש קרובים דרך האתר של ליטוואק סיג
July 16, 2020
כדי לתת כלים בחיפוש קרובים שגרו בליטא LITVAKSIG ד"ר קרול הופמן מציגה את האתר של …

Show & Tell - A-Z of LitvakSIG
July 14, 2020
Explore your roots with LitvakSIG introduces the basics of using the website to its fullest. It …

Discovery and Insight into a Long Forgotten World
July 13, 2020
Doron Friedman began investigating a treasure trove of family documents, photos and letters …

JDC Archives and Name Search Possibilities
July 12, 2020
Dr. Anat Kutner Director of JDC Archives in Jerusalem, previously was a project manager at the …

מהויסלה ועד האלטלנה: מקורות גנאלוגיים בארכיון מכון ז'בוטינסקי
July 11, 2020
מיום העיון ב-23.6.2020. מירי יהלום, מכון ז'בוטינסקי מירי סטודנטית לתואר שני (במסלול המחקרי) …

ראו וספרו - שפר את התמונות שלך
July 8, 2020
MYHERITAGE שפר את התמונות שלך עם הכלים …

Show & Tell - MyHeritage Photo Enhancer and Colorization tools
July 8, 2020
Daniel Horowitz explains the new tools MyHeritage has developed to enhance and colorize your …

ראו וספרו - מפקדים כחלק מהמאגרים בממא"י
July 3, 2020
רוז פלדמן מדברת על המאגרים הקשורים למפקדים במערכת של …

Show & Tell - AID Census/Registry records
July 3, 2020
Rose Feldman talks about the Census and Registry records that are part of the IGRA All Israel …

Keynote Speaker at IGRA 2020 Seminar Day - Gilad Japhet
June 25, 2020
The IGRA Annual Seminar Day was held virtually this year. Gilad Japhet, MyHeritage Founder & …

ראו וספרו - דרום אפריקה
June 25, 2020
רוז לרר כהן מספרת על דרום אפריקה ואתרים שונים לחיפוש שורשים …

Show & Tell - South Africa
June 25, 2020
Rose Lerer Cohen introduces us to Genealogy Research in South Africa.…

Ukraine 2020: Update Your Research Plan - Ellen S Kowitt
June 22, 2020
Revisiting Ukraine this year catapulted my research, and it can advance yours too! Records access …

ראו וספרו - חוכמת המונים: בונים מאגרים ביחד
June 19, 2020
דניאל הורוויץ מדגים תוכנת חוכמת המונים שמאפשר למתנדבים לעזור בבנית מאגרי מידע - עמוד אחר …

Show & Tell - Using CSI to help index databases
June 19, 2020
Daniel Horowitz explains CSI (Crowd Sourced Indexing) and how our volunteers are able to help, one …

ראו וספרו - הפעם... חיפושים בוינה
June 11, 2020
דניאלה אליגון מספרת איך עולים על עקבותיהם של קרובי משפחה שחיו בוינה (אוסטריה) ובונים את הסיפור …

Show & Tell - Travel and Research in Lithuania: Kaunas Region
June 9, 2020
Janette Silverman takes us on a tour through the Kaunas Region of Lithuania giving us a feel for …

Sources for the Genealogy of Tunisian Jews - Thierry Samama
June 8, 2020
This webinar presents essential sources for the genealogy of Jewish ancestors in Tunisia. In the …

ראו וספרו - מאגרי ממא"י: תוצאות הקשורות לבחירות
June 4, 2020
רוז פלדמן מדברת על המאגרים של העמותה למחקר גנאלוגי בישראל ומה אפשר לראות על ידי הסתכלות בחומר …

Show & Tell - IGRA All Israel Databases - Election results
June 3, 2020
Rose Feldman guides us through the All Israel Databases (AID) results for various Elections.…

אוסף העמותה למחקר גנאלוגי בישראל – המאגר הנגיש של מסמכים לחקר גנאלוגי בישראל - רוז פלדמן
May 26, 2020
מטרת האוסף היא הנגשת מסמכים על אנשים שהתגוררו בארץ ישראל החל מהמאה ה-19. אספנו סריקות של מסמכים …

Philip Trauring ראו וספרו B&F: Jewish Genealogy & More
May 20, 2020
האתר מציג כ-25,000 פריטים - מאמרים, אתרים שונים, מידע על ארצות, מדינות בארה"ב, עיירות בפולין …

Show & Tell - B&F: Jewish Genealogy and More
May 20, 2020
Philip Trauring, President of IGRA, presents his Award winning website B&F: Jewish Genealogy …

Genealogy in Western Europe, Jeanette R. Rosenberg OBE
May 18, 2020
Discover new sources for researching your Jewish family history in Western Europe.  Learn …

ראו וספרו JewishGen Unified Search
May 14, 2020
נבדוק ביחד את היתרונות בחיפוש החדש של המאגרים של ג'ואש …

Show & Tell - JewishGen Unified Search
May 13, 2020
JewishGen has been the main research tool for Jewish Genealogy for most of the world. Recently, …

Using the JDC Archives Website and Online Databases for Family Research, Jeffrey Edelstein
May 8, 2020
Jeff Edelstein is the digital initiatives manager at the JDC Archives, where his responsibilities …

BillionGraves Show & Tell - Working with BillionGraves
May 6, 2020
Daniel Horowitz explains how to use the BillionGraves website to locate tombstones and to help …

Show & Tell - IGRA Q&A
May 6, 2020
Open mike - Garri Regev answers questions regarding the use of the IGRA Database Collection.…

Video: Location, Location, Location: How Genealogical Research Can Benefit from Historical Maps
April 27, 2020
The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA) broadcasted on Sunday April 26th a free webinar …

Show & Tell - Holocaust Resources
April 22, 2020
Garri Regev brings many online resources for Holocaust Research. This particular recording of that …

Show & Tell - IGRA Resources
April 5, 2020
IGRA's first ZOOM session in our Show & Tell series. This session highlights the many …

Recorded lecture: APPsolutely Genealogy! by Garri Regev
March 14, 2019
Genealogy research has changed over the last 35 years in ways we never imagined possible. The …

Webinar: The Expanded Montefiore Census
April 29, 2018
The Montefiore Censuses provide us with an amazing window to life in the Middle East during those …

Webinar: Polish Research and IAJGS 2018 Conference Preview
March 8, 2018
Matan Shefi recently spoke on “Polish Research and Preview of Warsaw Conference”. The lecture was …

Using Directories and Maps for Genealogy Research
April 7, 2017
IGRA featured a lecture/webinar series in 2016 and one of the webinars hosted Jeanette R. …

Rohatyn Challenges & Issues in Preserving Jewish Memory
March 5, 2017
In 2014 Marla Raucher Osborn delivered a lecture in Jerusalem giving insight into Preserving …

The Ins and Outs of IGRA's Database Collection
July 2, 2016
IGRA President, Garri Regev, delivered lectures in Portland, OR; Seattle, WA and Oakland, CA in …

Sources for Jewish Genealogy in Ukraine - Part II
March 22, 2016
Following the webinar Tomasz did for IGRA a couple of years ago (available on the IGRA website to …

Sleepless in Seattle?... Not This August!
March 13, 2016
Chuck Weinstein, Co-Chair of the 36th Annual IAJGS International Conference on Jewish …

Using Historical Newspapers as a Source for Genealogy
February 20, 2016
Historical Newspapers are a wonderful source to enrich your genealogy research. Many newspapers …

Pamela Weisberger Chutes & Ladders: Innovative Approaches to Genealogy
January 15, 2016
As a tribute to the memory of Pamela Weisberger z"l, who passed away suddenly in September, 2015, …

Archives in Israel Series: Oded Yarkoni Archive, Petach Tikva
April 3, 2015
IGRA Webinar that was broadcast on Monday, March 23, 2015 Galia Duvidzon, Director of the Oded …

Webinar - Montefiore Censuses Project
December 17, 2014
Lecture by Mathilde Tagger given in Hebrew (with English slides) on December 7, 2014.…

BillionGraves Webinar: Transcribing Hebrew Tombstones with BillionGraves
November 25, 2014
IGRA Webinar broadcast on Sunday, October 5, 2014: BillionGraves supports Hebrew transcription and …

Webinar: How to find your Jewish ancestors in Poland
November 2, 2014
Lecture by Jean-Pierre Stroweis in Hebrew (with English slides) given on November 7, 2012.…

Webinar: Sources for Jewish Genealogy in Ukraine
February 14, 2014
This webinar, "Sources for Jewish Genealogy in Ukraine" was broadcast on December 23, 2013 as part …

Webinar available: Searching Your Jewish Heritage Roots
December 12, 2013
Have you ever asked yourself:  How do I start my Jewish family history research?  Where …

Webinar: Reuniting Holocaust Survivors
December 31, 2012
A webinar in Hebrew by Zach Oryan Oracz given to IGRA on November 14, 2012.…

Video: Lesser known sources for researching Jewish genealogy in the UK
December 12, 2012
Lecture by Jeanette Rosenberg on February 13, 2012.…

Name Your Roots Video: What's In A Name?
December 10, 2012
Description: Surnames hold many secrets - watch as they are decoded. Learn how surnames hold codes …

Video: The Genealogical Value of Jewish Cemetery Records - JewishGen's JOWBR Project
November 3, 2012
IGRA celebrates International Jewish Genealogy Month! The first lecture in our series was on the …

Webinar: Unraveling DNA for Genealogists
October 29, 2012
Lecture by Elise Friedman on October 24, 2013 as part of the International Jewish Genealogy Month.…

Richard Gussow Video: A lecture on genetic genealogy by Richard Gussow
April 29, 2012
Matching Genes: How DNA testing can help you discover family and ancestry Richard GussowIGRA …

Video: My Gaza Family
February 16, 2012
Description: This video is of a presentation given by Dr. Steven Plaut on the history of the Gaza …

Lecture/Webinar: Research Genealogical Resources in Israel from your Couch
February 2, 2012
Learn how to access genealogical resources and other useful databases available in Israel, that …

Video: Levitas Family
February 1, 2012
Lecture by Gidon Levitas z"l about the genealogy research of his family.…

Video: Ostrich Feathers
January 15, 2012
Lecture by Miriam Romm on October 25, 2011.…

Pourquoi la Genealogie?
December 11, 2011
Description: Video about Jean Pierre Stroweis and genealogy in Israel, from Tsarfatv.com, the video …