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Sunday Speaker Series: Larry Burick

October 25, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Larry Burick will present “The Supremes Under Roberts’ Direction: Judicial Hits or Flops?” All Speaker Series events take place on Zoom. Bring your own brunch! The Speaker Series is sponsored by the Beth Abraham Men’s Club.

To enter the Zoom event, use the following link and information:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9827343447?pwd=UlB4MU5tbUFjRzFiU21EYVJNTjNNQT09

Meeting ID: 982 734 3447
Passcode: vJ2Ya3

Sunday Speaker Series: Jim Nathanson

November 1, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jim Nathanson will present “2020: Political War or Cultural War.” All Speaker Series events take place on Zoom. Bring your own brunch! The Speaker Series is sponsored by the Beth Abraham Men’s Club.

To enter the Zoom event, use the following link and information:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85458940354?pwd=YVREZHYxOUdIZWkxcFl5UTVzMjBJUT09

Meeting ID: 854 5894 0354
Passcode: 025491

 

Sunday Speaker Series: Jewish Genealogy w/Sunny Morton & Ellen Kowitt

November 8, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Comparing Jewish Resources on the Genealogy Giants

A Zoom presentation, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, 10 a.m. Eastern Time
Free. Register at https://jewishdayton.org/event/comparing-jewish-resources-on-the-genealogy-giants/

Presented by Miami Valley Jewish Genealogy & History, Beth Abraham Synagogue Men’s Club Speaker Series, and Temple Israel’s Ryterband Lecture Series. Support for this event is provided in memory of Marcia Jaffe.

Each of the giant genealogy websites — Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, MyHeritage, and JewishGen — offers unique tools and/or record collections relevant to researching Jewish ancestry. Ellen Shindelman Kowitt and Sunny Jane Morton will give us a comparative overview of the Jewish resources across all of these sites and tips on when searching one of them over another might be advantageous, including an examination of JewishGen data found on Ancestry.

Ellen Shindelman Kowitt is a veteran Jewish records researcher and leader in genealogy activities worldwide. As a volunteer in the genealogy world for 25 years, Ellen has held numerous leadership roles, organized records acquisition, indexed, and managed translation projects in the United States and abroad. She and her family live in Erie, Colorado.

Sunny Jane Morton is an award-winning genealogy writer, editor and speaker. She is a contributing editor at Family Tree Magazine, the editor of Ohio Genealogy News, and an official blogger at the world’s largest free genealogy website, FamilySearch. She and her family live in Euclid, Ohio.

Sunday Speaker Series: Joel Shapiro

November 15, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Joel Shapiro discusses “Why the Jews Rejected Jesus”.

All Speaker Series events take place on Zoom. Bring your own brunch! The Speaker Series is sponsored by the Beth Abraham Men’s Club.

To enter the Zoom event, use the following link and information:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85458940354?pwd=YVREZHYxOUdIZWkxcFl5UTVzMjBJUT09

Meeting ID: 854 5894 0354
Passcode: 025491

Sunday Speaker Series: Dr. Jack Bernstein

November 22, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jack Bernstein, M.D. presents “It’s 1918 All Over Again, or A New Pandemic Arises.”

All Speaker Series events take place on Zoom. Bring your own brunch! The Speaker Series is sponsored by the Beth Abraham Men’s Club.

To enter the Zoom event, use the following link and information:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85458940354?pwd=YVREZHYxOUdIZWkxcFl5UTVzMjBJUT09

Meeting ID: 854 5894 0354
Passcode: 025491