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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 27 April 2014

May 5. Hebrew calendar date: Nisan 27, 5776. A day established by Israel’s Knesset as a memorial to the Jewish dead of WWII. Anniversary in Jewish calendar of Nisan 27, 5705 (corresponding to Apr 10, 1945, in the Gregorian calendar), the day on which Allied troops liberated the first Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald, north of Weimar, Germany, where about 56,000 prisoners, many of them Jewish, perished. Began at sundown May 4. (When Nisan 27 falls on a Sunday, Holocaust Day is observed on a Monday.) (2015-09-11). Chase's Calendar of Events 2016: The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months (Kindle Locations 17322-17325). Bernan Press. Kindle Edition.

Yom Hashoah
Today is Sunday 27 April 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Each Sunday, Olive Tree Genealogy offers a new blogging prompt under the heading Sharing Memories. This week’s prompt: One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy (Telephones!). If you write your own blog and you are participating in this challenge, please use the hashtag #52SharingMemories if you are posting on Twitter or Google+.

Daily Blogging Prompts

Many genealogy and family history bloggers like to post to their blogs every day, but at times are at a loss for ideas. Take your inspiration from today’s Daily Blogging Prompts below – click on each prompt for a description. Prompts are a great way to create new content and you can participate in a community effort with other genealogy bloggers.

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