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Arthur Sissman at Zoom

September 13, 2022 from 1pm to 2:30pm
REMINDER! The Jewish Genealogy SIG will take place on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (12 minths) on Zoom at 1-2:30 pm ET    TimeZoneConverter. Hi Genealogy WisePeople!For more info about the meetings and to be on the contact list - Please  send an email with the info listed below to Arthur Sissman, you are new to the Jewish…See More
Aug 29, 2022
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Jewish Genealogy SIG at Zoom - send email to get Zoom link

May 11, 2021 from 10am to 11:30am
The Jewish Genealogy SIG May meeting is on Tues May 11, 2021 at 10-11:30 am EDT on Zoom.  The topics will include: Manipulating the website, Handling Google alerts, Following "your people" on Family Search, and using Member Connect feature at  Sorta like - letting other people do the work! Send an email to to join the fun.  You will get a response to your RSVP.See More
Apr 28, 2021

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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Zisman, Teleshevsky, Chanutin, Brody, Graubard, Friedman, Stillman, Entes, Fruchtkauf, Smoliar
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Romania, Hungary, Israel, United States
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
Process: How do you find out what you want to find out and what does it mean. I believe that until you understand how to manipulate websites, you cannot effectively research your genealogy.
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
My mother dies, and I rose to the top of the family chain. Then I got hooked!
Do you have a genealogy website or blog?
Arthur Sissman
Naples, Florida, USA

Ashkenazic Jew 100.0%. name is Arthur Sissman -
Haplogroups - FTDNA - Maternal - N1b1b1; Paternal - J-P58 to End SNP J-FT88392
Pedigree Parent-Grandparents Tree is
Geni pedigree/profile Tree:

My Kit# HB660685C1; GEDcom kit # 9001476

Tested: AncestryDNA, FamilyTreeDNA. 23&me, MyHeritage, GEDmatch, Promethease. Uploaded Profile Tree to: MyHeritage, Geni, WikiTree

Family surnames/places are:
  • ZISMAN/ZYSMAN/ZUSMAN/SISSMAN - Mogilev, Lahoysk, Belarus; Pittsburgh PA 
  • TILISHEVSKY (+ other spellings) - Mogilev Belarus, Pittsburgh PA 
  • CHANUTIN - Pochep, Russia; NYC, Hartford, CT; Pittsburgh, PA 
  • BRODY/BRODE - Budapest Hungary, Memphis TN 
  • FRIEDMAN - Budapest, Hungary, Memphis, TN 
  • GRAUBARD/GROSS - Iasi, Romania, Memphis, TN
  • AARONSON - Iasi, Romania/Moldova
Arthur Sissman
DNA SIG - see info below.
Jewish Genealogy SIG of Collier/Lee Co FL                                                           
FB page - Jewish Genealogy SIG:
Scribe Spotlight page 6-7:
Added info here - scroll down page: 


In Addition Arthur is the founder and organizer of the

The DNA Special Interest Group of Collier / Lee Counties Florida is led by Arthur Sissman. The group meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 2-3:30 pm EDT on Zoom.  

Attendees at the DNA SIG come from all over the US and many foreign countries. DNA Newbies are welcome!

This SIG is action oriented and tries to present information that you can repeat with your own data. The DNA SIG features a variety of topics and offers free workshops on all the DNA platforms. 

For further information e-mail Arthur Sissman at or call 954-328-3559. 

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