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On November 4-5, 2016, the Nashi Predky – Our Ancestors - Family History Group at the Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of New Jersey held its third annual fall conference: “Research Essentials: Combining the Basics with 21st Century Technology” at the Ukrainian Cultural Center located at 135 Davidson Ave. in Somerset, NJ 08873. Speakers included nationally known experts in Eastern European genealogy. 

Posted: 4 years 3 weeks ago

The Center's holdings of Ukrainian recorded sound has grown significantly with the acquisition of cassette and reel-to-reel recordings made by Washington, D.C. area resident Sefan Maksymjuk.

Posted: 4 years 5 months ago

On March 19, 2016, the Center, the Nashi Predky Ukrainian genealogy initiative, and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum teamed up for a well-attended and very positively received workshop on World War II-era records.

Posted: 4 years 8 months ago

On October 24, 2015, the Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of NJ presented the annual "Nashi Predky - Our Ancestors" Fall Conference. The 50 attendees came from local New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania areas, but also included individuals who traveled from North Carolina and even California (a new distance record for the "Nashi Predky" series!).

Posted: 5 years 1 month ago

Are you, a parent, or a grandparent a survivor of Nazi persecution? Were they a forced laborer in Germany? The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC wants to hear your story!

Posted: 5 years 1 month ago

The Center's director Natalia Honcharenko, librarian Larissa Bulya, and archivist Michael Andrec attended the annual meeting of the Ukrainian Heritage Consortium of North America in Washington, DC on September 18-20, 2015.

Posted: 5 years 2 months ago

The Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center's collections of Radio Liberty materials now have increased visibility thanks to Stanford University's website.

Posted: 5 years 3 months ago

The archives of one of the first Ukrainian Orthodox clergymen in the United States can now be accessed.

Posted: 5 years 4 months ago

On July 7th, the monumental sculptures of Metropolitan Vasyl' and St. Olha which stand near St. Andrew Memorial Church in South Bound Brook got a professional makeover.

Posted: 5 years 4 months ago

In its April 26 issue, the Ukrainian Weekly (the preeminent English-language Ukrainian-themed newspaper in the US) had a nice write-up about the Center's "Nashi Predky"/"Our Ancestors" Ukrainian genealogy initiative. Thank you Michael Buryk for helping to make it happen (both the initiative and the article)!

You can read the entire article on the Weekly's website (subscription required).

Posted: 5 years 6 months ago