Month: September 2022

Readers tell how they turn Saturday into Shabbat – The Forward

Illustration by Matthew Litman/Jordan Greene/Lambert/Getty Images via iStock By the Forward Staff September 22, 2022 A rabbi prepares a special hot chocolate for his sons, topped with sweets depicting stories from the Torah. A woman walks out to meet friends…

Jewish genealogy site helps Lviv digitize wartime records

(September 21, 2022 / JNS) JewishGen, a non-profit organization and Jewish genealogy website, announced on Tuesday a partnership with the Central State Historical Archive of Ukraine in Lviv to help them preserve historical records at risk of being lost or…

Maryland Quietly Drops Parts of Genealogy Privacy Law

A WMAR-2 News investigation has heard that the Maryland Department of Health quietly stopped implementing key elements of a landmark privacy law designed to protect ancestry data online. The law, signed into law last year, was seen as a model…

Céline Swan: Let your imagination sing in your library! | Lifestyles

September is library card month! The theme is Let your imagination sing in your library. Well, don’t worry, even though my name is Celine, I certainly don’t sing like Celine Dion, so I’m not going to hurt your ears and…

Battle Creek author writes Revolutionary War novel based on his ancestry

Mark Crawford just wanted to record his family history for posterity. Three years later, the Battle Creek resident did further genealogy research which revealed that his paternal great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather fought with the rebel settlers alongside a brother during the American Revolution…

Identity-by-descendancy analysis of CMTX3 links three families through a common founder

In the absence of large historical pedigrees, genetic data can be successfully used to uncover cryptic relatedness between families and confirm founder effects. Using genome-wide genotype data coupled with IBD algorithms, we determined that the 78 kb insertion 8q24.3 on…

Cyber ​​hygiene requires critical thinking

To his farewell speech in outgoing August, Andy Penn, CEO of Telstra, said the cyber threat had never been greater than it is today. He mentioned the deteriorating geopolitical situation and the big change in the way criminals operate in…

Learn About DNA and More at Genealogy Seminars | New

Journal Staff Tanya Manus The Rapid City Society for Genealogical Research will explore how to use DNA testing in genealogical research, where to find reliable genealogy information online and much more at its upcoming seminars on September 30 and October…

📖10 free things the Orange County Library System is giving cardholders

ORANGE COUNTY, Florida. – National Library Map Month is held in September and began in 1987 to promote library resources at the start of the school year. It’s now 2022 and a library card goes way beyond student access to…

Queensland family ‘shocked’ by unexpected $1.4million inheritance

A Queensland family have been ‘shocked’ to find they will receive a staggering $1.4million inheritance they had no idea existed. When Marcel* died in hospital in 2018 with dementia, there were no details about his family. There was no will…

How #gravetok gravestone cleaning videos went viral | Death and die

Jhe headstone in Helensburgh Cemetery is in loving memory of someone, but it’s hard to say exactly who. Exposure to 92 years of Scottish weather made it dirty and grubby, but two small white streaks in the bottom corner caught…

Sharon Halverson Nelson | News, Sports, Jobs

07/31/31 – 08/29/22 Our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Sharon Halverson Nelson passed away on August 29, 2022 of age-related causes. She was born in Ogden, Utah to Charles Alton Halverson and Bernice Clark on July…