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Lectures

As a professional educator, Dr. Adina has extensive experience teaching, developing lesson plans, and creating professional development opportunities. She is sought after speaker who has presented on genealogical topics for libraries, genealogical societies, and conferences across the country. 

Sample of Lectures (please email for full list of available presentations)

  • DNA Basics: Getting Started with Genetic Genealogy

  • DNA and Endogamy: Making Sense When Your DNA Matches Don't Make Sense

  • Jewish Genealogy 101

  • The Jews of New England

  • DNA Painter Basics: Strategies to Enhance Your Genealogical Research

  • Join the FAN Club!: Using Cluster Research to Break Down Your Brickwalls

  • #Genealogy: Incorporating Social Media into Your Genealogical Research

  • Googling Your Genealogy

Upcoming Presentations 2023​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • East Coast Genetic Genealogy Conference - 6-8 October 2023

       Navigating Your Jewish DNA Results & Endogamy​

  • Toledo Lucas Public Library Genealogy Fair, Toledo, OH - 14 October 2023

       DNA Basics: Getting Started with Genetic Genealogy; DNA and Endogamy; Join the FAN Club; The Art of Finding Living People

  • North Hills Genealogists - 16 October 2023

       Join the FAN Club!: Using Cluster Research to Break Down Your Brickwalls​

  • 2023 Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International Conference, Milwaukee, WI - 18-21 October 2023

       Jewish Genealogy 101; A Crash Course in Practical Genetic Genealogy​

  • Ramapo College, Gross Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Kol Dorot, Oradell, NJ - 5 November 2023

       Jewish Genetic Genealogy: Adina Newman, Cairenn Binder, and David Gurney

  • Miami Valley Jewish Genealogy & History - 5 December 2023

       Jews of Ohio: History & Genealogical Research​

  • Boston Public Library - 14 December 2023

       Jewish Genealogy 101

Past Presentation

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  • Franklin Public Library - September 2023

       Googling Your Genealogy

          

  • Utah Genealogical Association Summit of Excellence - September 2023

       Join the FAN Club!: Using Cluster Research to Break Down Your Brick Walls

  • Virtual Genealogical Association - August 2023

       DNA Painter Basics: Strategies to Enhance Your Genealogical Research

  • IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, London, England - July-August 2023

       Computer Lab: Painting Your DNA Portrait: Hands-on Chromosome Mapping at DNA Painter; A Crash Course in Practical Genetic         

       Genealogy; #Genealogy: Incorporating Social Media into Your Genealogical Research; Computer Lab: WATO Workshop: Hands-On With

       the What Are the Odds Tool

  • Franklin Public Library - May 2023

       The Art of Finding Living People

 

  • Mishpacha Festival, Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York, NY - May 2023

       Presentation on the DNA Reunion Project at the Center for Jewish History

  • New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) 2023, Springfield, MA - May 2023

       DNA. MPE? OMG!: Addressing Surprises in Your DNA Results​; DNA and Endogamy: Making Sense Of It All​

  • Ohio Genealogical Society 2023 Conference, Sandusky, OH - April 2023

       DNA Basics: Getting Started with Genetic Genealogy; The Jews of Ohio: History and Genealogical Research; The Art of Finding

       Living People; DNA Painter Basics: Strategies to Enhance Your Genealogical Research

  • Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston, Newton, MA - April 2023

       #Genealogy: Incorporating Social Media into Your Genealogical Research​

 

  • Franklin Public Library - April 2023

       DNA. MPE? OMG!: Addressing Surprises in Your DNA Results​

  • Derry (NH) Public Library - April 2023

       Getting Started with Genetic Genealogy

  • Franklin Public Library - March 2023

       DNA & Endogamy: Making Sense When Your Matches Don’t Make Sense

  • The Center for Jewish History - March 2023

       Interpreting Your Jewish DNA Rest Results​

  • Jewish Genealogy Society of Maryland - February 2023

       DNA. MPE? OMG!: Addressing Surprises in Your DNA Results​

  • Franklin Public Library - February 2023 

       A Crash Course in Practical Genetic Genealogy"

  • SLIG Lunch Event - January 2023

        The DNA Reunion Project: Leveraging Genetic Genealogy for Holocaust Survivors: A Conversation ​

  • Franklin Public Library - January 2023

       DNA Basics: Getting Started with Genetic Genealogy

  • Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut - January 2023

       DNA and Endogamy: Making Sense When Your DNA Doesn't Make Sense​

  • JewishGen Talks - December 2022     

       DNA and Endogamy: Making Sense When Your Matches Don’t Make Sense

  • The Center for Jewish History Launch Event - November 2022 

       The DNA Reunion Project at CJH Launch Event 

  • Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County - November 2022

       Practical Genetic Genealogy and Endogamy: Making Sense of Your Ashkenazi Jewish DNA Matches

  • Duxbury Free Library - November 2022​ 

       The Jews of New England

  • Upper Valley Jewish Genealogist Society - September 2022

       Join the FAN Club!: Using Cluster Research to Break Down Your Brickwalls

  • Connecticut Society of Genealogists - September 2022
    DNA and Endogamy: Making Sense When Your DNA Matches Don't Make Sense

  • IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy - August 2022

       DNA Painter Basics: Strategies to Enhance Your Genealogical Research, DNA. MPE? OMG! Addressing Surprises in Your DNA

       Results, DNA and Endogamy: Making Sense When Your DNA Matches Don't Make Sense, DNA Basics: Getting Stared with Genetic 

       Genealogy

  • Virtual Genealogical Association - May 2022
    A Millennial's Guide to Genealogy

  • Ohio Genealogical Society 2022 Conference - April 2022

       A Millennial's Guide to Genealogy, DNA and Endogamy: Making Sense When Your Matches Don't Make Sense, Jewish Genealogy 101

  • Massachusetts Genealogical Council (MGC) Seminar - April 2022

       Conducting Jewish Genealogical Research in Massachusetts

  • West Hartford Public Library - March 2022
    The Jews of New England

  • Austin Genealogical Society - March 2022

       DNA and Endogamy: Making Sense When Your Matches Don't Make Sense

  • Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan - February 2022
    Navigating Your Jewish DNA Results

  • Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois - January 2022

       Navigating Your Jewish DNA Results

  • Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston - January 2022
    Using Social Media for Genealogy (Lesson for Genealogy Course)

  • Boston Public Library - December 2021

       The Jews of New England

  • St. Cloud Area Genealogists - October 2021
    A Crash Course in Practical Genetic Genealogy

  • Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh - September 2021

       Practical Genetic Genealogy and Endogamy: Making Sense of Your Ashkenazi Jewish DNA Matches

  • IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy - August 2021
    Crash Course in Genetic Genealogy, Join the FAN Club!: Using Cluster Research to Break Down Your Brickwalls,

       Navigating Your Jewish DNA Results, The Jews of New England

  • North San Diego County Genealogical Society - May 2021

       Practical Genetic Genealogy & Endogamy: Making Sense of Your DNA Matches When They Don't Really Make Sense

  • New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) - April/May 2021
    The Jews of New England

  • Congregation Beth Abraham (Bangor, Maine) - January 2021

       Jewish Genealogy 101

  • Utah Genealogical Association - October 2020
    Making Sense of Your Jewish DNA Results

  • American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, RI - February 2020

       Practical Genetic Genealogy: Using DNA to Find Relatives

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