Date & Time
Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Virtual Program
Ticketing $5/general public, Free/JGS Pittsburgh members

A guide to selecting a genealogy software.

Chuck Weinstein will walk you through the criteria for selecting software to record and track your software, along with reviews of the features and benefits of the most popular software packages currently on the market.

This program is possible through the generous support of the William M. Lowenstein Genealogical Research Endowment Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation.


“Choosing a Genealogy Software” is a collaboration between the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh and the Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center. Please register online. The program is free for JGS-Pittsburgh members and $5 for the general public. To become a member of the JGS-Pittsburgh and receive a free membership code for this program, please visit its website.

This program will be recorded and made available to current JGS-Pittsburgh members.


Chuck Weinstein has been tracing his family history for more than thirty years. A Past President of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island, Chuck has also been active with JewishGen for over 28 years. In that time, he has served as a Moderator for the JewishGen Discussion Group, Director of KehilaLinks, and is now the Towns Director of the JewishGen Research Division. His own family tree goes back to the 15th century and he has helped numerous researchers break through the brick wall in their own family trees. He has also been Co-chair of the 2016 IAJGS Conference in Seattle, and Lead Chair of the 2023 IAJGS Conference in London.