52 Ancestors: #6 Antonia “Tony” Jeanette Engel

Though I only made it through 5 of my ancestors initially... I'm back at it! I took a break while I was super busy with work and The In-Depth Genealogist.  Now's the time to resume the No Story Too Small challenge.   This week I am going to introduce you to my Great Grandmother, Antonia "Tony" … Continue reading 52 Ancestors: #6 Antonia “Tony” Jeanette Engel

52 Ancestors: #5 Myer Krueger

Recently my friend Amy Crow, who writes No Story Too Small, challenged others to join her in writing about our ancestors each week.  This is week 5 of the challenge and I am going to introduce you to my Great Grandfather, Myer Krueger.  He is the father of my maternal grandmother, Shirley.  Though I never got … Continue reading 52 Ancestors: #5 Myer Krueger

Coming Soon! Jenealogy’s Jewish Genealogy Newsletter

Want to learn more about Jewish genealogy research? Sign up for my newsletter & get info on the 25th of each month! Get Jewish genealogy related news, classes, webinars, videos, and updates in databases useful in Jewish Genealogy Research. Plus I'll make recommendations on folks to follow on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Simply sign up … Continue reading Coming Soon! Jenealogy’s Jewish Genealogy Newsletter

AncestryDNA vs FamilyTreeDNA Results

After yesterday's big announcement that AncestryDNA had released everyone's upgraded Ethnicity results I was anxious to get in to see my updated results.  Before the upgrade I had a breakdown of Scandinavian at around 27%, then Eastern European, and Southern Europe.  This time I was pleased to see the following!  This is much closer to … Continue reading AncestryDNA vs FamilyTreeDNA Results

Newest Going In-Depth Article: What Does It Mean to Be a Bas Yisroel?

Yet another month gone by... and the latest issue of The In-Depth Genealogist's Going In-Depth magazine is out!   My article this month is all about what it means to be Jewish.  Here's an excerpt: "As a child I really did not have an understanding of what being Jewish meant.  Many people assume that if you … Continue reading Newest Going In-Depth Article: What Does It Mean to Be a Bas Yisroel?