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SPICE: Finding Your Roots: Genealogy Research (Part Two)

Past Sessions
Monday, February 28, 2022 27 Adar I 5782 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, February 21, 2022 20 Adar I 5782 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, February 14, 2022 13 Adar I 5782 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday, February 7, 2022 6 Adar I 5782 - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

SPICE: Finding Your Roots: Genealogy Research (Part Two) ($48 temple members/$60 non-members)

Mondays, February 7, 14, 21 & 28 (10:30 a.m. - noon)

Course Summary: Have you ever wanted to learn more about your grandparents or great grandparents? Are your ancestors from Europe, South America, Asia or somewhere else? Here’s an opportunity to learn about the fascinating field of genealogy and get answers to those questions. Learn about your family’s roots, ethnicity, events that occurred in your families and learn about using DNA in your research. This course teaches the basics of genealogy. Learn the types of methods and techniques available in libraries and on the internet. Examples of the stories and types of information you will discover will be presented from the instructor’s own research.

Facilitator: David A. Powell has been researching his own family history for over 25 years. David is the past president and current treasurer of the Baltimore County Genealogical Society. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Genealogical Society. David teaches genealogy courses at a variety of continuing learning centers. He has done extensive research for himself and clients with family trees from all over the world.

SPICE Policies:

  • All SPICE courses must be registered for and paid for in their entirety. Due to a new MD sales tax regulation, we are now required to charge 6% sales tax on all courses delivered electronically. Once it is safe to hold our courses in person, we will cease having to collect sales tax.
  • Until otherwise noted, all SPICE courses for January-June 2022 will be presented on Zoom. If you are unable to attend a session, most SPICE courses will be recorded for your convenience.
  • SPICE fees are per head, not per household, with a 50% off fee for second registrants within the same household.
  • A minimum of 15 enrollees per course are required in order to hold the course. If a course must be canceled, those registered will be notified and a SPICE credit will be issued.

Registration Information:
Reservations may be made via email to Sherri Bell,, or by telephone to Sherri Bell, SPICE Chair at 410-303-2483.
Payment may be made in one of three ways:
1. A check may be mailed to: Sherri Bell, 1 Clifton Court, Pikesville, MD 21208
Your check should be made payable to Har Sinai-Oheb Shalom Congregation with SPICE and the course name written on the memo line.
2. You may use a credit card. Please note that the synagogue charges a 3.1% credit card use convenience fee.
3. You may have the course billed to your synagogue account if you are a member.

Thank you for your ongoing support of our SPICE programs. Your patronage allows us to continue to seek out highly reputed facilitators who are able to continue to bring you a breadth of topics to enhance your lifelong learning goals.

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