Tagged Southern Arizona Jewish Genealogy Society

Genealogy sleuth to share photographic clues

Ava Cohn

Ava Cohn, aka Sherlock Cohn, will present “Clued-In: The Stories are in the Details” at the March 10 meeting of the Southern Arizona Jewish Genealogy Society, 1 p.m. at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. Cohn specializes in the dating, identification, and interpretation of family photographs. She is the only… Read more »

Pro to dissect DNA test tools for genealogy

Richard Hallick explores a graveyard in Chester County, Pennsylvania, in fall 2018. Hallick’s sixth great-grandfather is buried there. (Courtesy Hallick)

The Southern Arizona Jewish Genealogy Society will host Richard Hallick, Sunday, Jan. 13, offering a comprehensive look at DNA testing and how it applies to genealogy today. Hallick will discuss how to understand and interpret DNA test results, including those with Jewish ancestors. Hallick is a retired University of… Read more »

Expert: Jewish genes set genealogy challenge

Israel Pickholtz

Professional genealogist Israel Pickholtz will discuss the challenges of working with information provided by DNA testing in his talk, “Endogamy: Genetic Genealogy — Challenges for Jewish Research,” at the Southern Arizona Jewish Genealogy Society’s meeting on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. at Congregation Bet Shalom. Pickholtz says that… Read more »