True Stories of Families Reunited Thanks to Genetic Genealogy

True Stories of Families Reunited Thanks to Genetic Genealogy

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by MyHeritage Webinars, Rafi Mendelsohn, Roi Mandel

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True Stories of Families Reunited Thanks to Genetic Genealogy


Many long-lost relatives have been brought together lately thanks to the combination of DNA, family trees and historical records. In this inspiring webinar, MyHeritage's research team will present some of its favorite heartwarming reunions.


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Presenter: MyHeritage Webinars

MyHeritage is the leading global destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history. Our platform and DNA kits make it easy for anyone, anywhere to embark on a meaningful journey into their past and treasure their family stories for generations to come. Our powerful technology does the searching for you, revealing fascinating new details about your family history — effortlessly.

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Presenter: Rafi Mendelsohn

Rafi is the Director of PR and Social Media at MyHeritage. With over 10 years in PR and marketing, Rafi has worked with multinationals, start-ups, technology companies, SMBs and governments helping them with their communications. At MyHeritage, Rafi works to get the word out there about the amazing power of genetic genealogy and all the stories that come with it. He is related to famous composer Felix Mendelssohn, but unfortunately has not inherited any of his musical abilities.

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Presenter: Roi Mandel

With 15 years of experience in journalism as a news and magazine correspondent and a great love of history and human stories, Roi is responsible for finding and researching the amazing stories of MyHeritage users and reuniting families all over the world. He and his team are also using MyHeritage’s incredible database, every day, to shed light on historical figures and events. Married with two children, Roi was born in Israel and has a B.A. in Media Studies and History. He joined MyHeritage in 2015, immediately making his mark with the "Real Uncle Sam" story that was published in the New York Times, and an intensive historical research on the Jewish community in Corfu, Greece. In the past three years, he has facilitated many family reunions of MyHeritage users around the world.
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