Thursday, February 28, 2013

“Introduction to MyHeritage”

Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando Program

ORLANDO, FL, February 28, 2013 — Join the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando (JGSGO) for a program featuring My Heritage Chief Genealogist, Daniel Horowitz, “Introduction to MyHeritage”., with more than 72 million registered users and 27 million family trees, is the biggest family network on the web. Learn how to build an online family tree for free, enter detailed information with sources and citations, navigate across the tree, generate charts and posters, create full reports, invite and share information with family members in 40 languages and get calendar alerts on family events. Set the privacy of your site from completely private to completely public, download a copy of your material or use the backup option.

Daniel Horowitz is MyHeritage Chief Genealogist, providing key contributions in the areas of product development, customer support and public affairs; contacting genealogy societies, bloggers and media. Daniel is also heading the company's Translation department, where he has been instrumental in increasing MyHeritage's global language support. A power genealogist, researcher and lecturer himself, Daniel holds board level positions in a few genealogical societies including the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS). With a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering and a Specialization in Education & Management of Educational Institutions, he has a deep understanding of the needs of today's family history enthusiasts. Daniel will be speaking to us from MyHertiage’s headquarters in Israel via the Internet.

Our maven will also be available at the meeting to help you with your genealogy questions. If you need assistance from our maven, please email us in advance at

DATE: Sunday, March 17, 2013
TIME: 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
LOCATION: Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation, Social Hall, 11200 South Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32836.
ADMISSION: Open to the public. $5.00 for non-members. Free for members.

About the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando (JGSGO) is a not for profit organization dedicated to sharing genealogical information, techniques and research tools with anyone interested in Jewish genealogy and family history. Anyone may join JGSGO. Annual dues are $25 for an individual and $30 for a family. For more information visit our blog at and “like” us on Facebook at .