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Using Genetics for Genealogy Research

Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series Presents

Using Genetics for Genealogy Research

Israel Pickholtz


Monday, April 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Holocaust Museum & Learning Center Theater
12 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146


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For additional information, contact Cyndee Levy, Director of the Center for Jewish Learning, at 314-442-3754 or

Israel Pickholtz is the author of Endogamy: One Family, One People. He began working seriously on his family’s genealogies in 1994. His flagship work is the Pikholz Project, which serves to identify and reconnect all Pikholz descendants. He has been involved in genetic genealogy since 2012 and participated in the inaugural Practical Genetic Genealogy course at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. He blogs on genealogical matters at All My Foreparents and is a member of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy and the Guild of One-Name Studies. He can be found at


This event is sponsored by Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library and the St. Louis Archives.

Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series is generously funded by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, and Hank Webber and Chris Jacobs.

Sh’ma: Listen! Advisory Committee Chair
Rabbi Jeffrey Stiffman

Rabbi Tracy Nathan, Senior Educator, Center for Jewish Learning
Cyndee Levy, Director, Center for Jewish Learning

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Gerald P. Greiman, Board Chair
Andrew Rehfeld, President & CEO