International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) to Meet In Salt Lake City, Utah

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The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) 2014 annual conference is being held in Salt Lake City from July 27-Aug 1, 2014.  This conference brings together people from all over the world who are interested in  Jewish genealogy. Last years conference in Boston had over 800 people representing  20 different countries, including researchers, archivists, writers and bloggers. In addition to presentations on Jewish genealogy, this years conference will have strong representation on events leading to the beginning of World War I, which approaches the 100th anniversary of it's beginning. For more conference details, visit their online website.

Click here to enjoy a brief sneak video clip preview of conference events.

About the Author
W. Todd Knowles is a deputy chief genealogical officer at FamilySearch, where he has worked for 22 years. His own journey in family history began by searching for his great-grandfather, a Polish Jew. From those early beginnings, the Knowles Collection was created. This collection now houses the genealogical records of 1.5 million Jews.