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 […]

Webtember! Genealogy Webinars all September!

Legacy Family Tree Webinars and MyHeritage are providing some fantastic free webinars plus a free genealogy conference this month. Check out the details below and let your audience know about September 2022’s live webinars: Shackles, shekels and shrapnel: the exodus to the Southern seas by Michelle Patient Changing Places, Changing Borders: Overcoming geographic challenges by […]

MyHeritage offers free access to Australian and New Zeland records for a limited time.

From a press release received today. It’s a nudge to me to work on my connections to Australia and those are on both of my parents’ lines.  “To make Anzac Day even more meaningful, MyHeritage is pleased to offer free access to our collections of 95 million records from Australia and New Zealand, between 20 […]

MyHeritage updates color restoration. It’s a winner!

A press release in my email from MyHeritage tell it has “released a new, improved model for color restoration — the feature within MyHeritage In Color™ that restores the hues in faded color photos. We’re celebrating with a special offer: free and unlimited use of MyHeritage In Color™, Photo Enhancer, and Photo Repair from January […]

Legacy Family Tree Genealogy Webinars for 2022

Excellent news for genealogy education in 2022! The 2022 Legacy Family Trees and MyHeritage Webinar series is now open for registration. It’s the 13th year of these and the array of topics is astounding. What’s included? Presentations include specific countries, specific U.S. states (this time I am doing one on Michigan), DNA, technology, methodology, organizing, […]