• Sephardic genealogy talk at Sept. 15 JGS of Illinois meeting in Northbr

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    Genealogist Sarina Roffe will present a talk titled "A Guide to
    Sephardic Genealogy" at the Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, meeting of the
    Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. Her presentation will begin at
    2 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook, Ill.

    The JGSI meeting facilities at Temple Beth-El will open at 12:30 p.m.
    for those who want to use or borrow genealogy library materials, get
    help with genealogy websites or ask genealogical questions from
    genealogy expert volunteers before the main program begins at 2 p.m. For
    more information, see https://jgsi.org/event-3163800 or phone 312-666-0100.

    Sarina Roffe is a professional genealogist, editor of Dorot: The Journal
    of the Jewish Genealogical Society (of New York), and founder of the
    Sephardic Heritage Project. She is responsible for translation and
    databasing of marriage and brit milah records on JewishGen.org.

    While on the board of governors of JewishGen, she acquired several
    databases of Sephardic records, including cemetery records from Mexico, Venezuela, Cuba, and Argentina. She serves on the IAJGS board of
    directors and presents often at IAJGS International Jewish Genealogy Conferences. Sarina has completed over a dozen genealogies.

    The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping members collect, preserve, and perpetuate the
    records and history of their ancestors. JGSI is a resource for the
    worldwide Jewish community to research their Chicago-area roots.

    Submitted by:
    Martin Fischer
    Vice President-Publicity
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