The beginnings of MyHeritage in a short documentary

From a Daniel Horowitz press release: “We recently celebrated 20 years since MyHeritage’s founding! In honor of the occasion, I’m delighted to share with you an amazing documentary produced by our team that tells the story of MyHeritage: from Gilad’s passion for family history at a young age, to an international company with millions of […]

Adoptees and family members may apply for FREE DNA kits. 5,000 kits!

An announcement from MyHeritage at RootsTech is special for adoptees and family members searching for their connections.  In his announcement, Daniel Horowitz states that he was proud of the “company’s commitment to make the world a better place. In that spirit, it gives me great pleasure to tell you that we have just launched a […]

Free access to marriage records on MyHeritage Feb 13-19

MyHeritage’s press release and blog shared that all the website’s marriage records are open for free access. “Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love, and what better time could there be to explore the love stories of your ancestors? For a limited time only, we’re offering free access to all marriage records on MyHeritage! The […]

MyHeritage adds 1.7 million records for Israel

This past week, MyHeritage published a big new collection that will help researchers with connections to Israel. It covers immigration to Israel form 1910 forward totaling 1.7 million records. Don’t read Hebrew? You are in luck with name translation.  Read more details on the MyHeritage Blog and website. From MyHeritage: “This collection is one of […]

Holiday gift ideas for family historians and others, including you!

I was thinking about Christmas or Hanukkah gift ideas for family historians. What a change from even two to three decades ago. A box of blank CDs, a roll of film for a camera, or a few blank cassette tapes were great gifts. A paper gift certificate for membership in a genealogical or historical society […]