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Reactions to Instant Discoveries Made by Folks on the Streets of Oslo, Norway

A few months ago, I posted a blog with video capturing the reactions of people on the streets of New York City as they successfully made Instant Discoveries™ on MyHeritage. Now MyHeritage has done a similar video, this time on the streets of Oslo, Norway. The video has English subtitles. See their reactions by clicking […]

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MyHeritage Unveils Their “Stories” Website

A few days ago, MyHeritage unveiled their MyHeritage stories website, showcasing some videos and stories capturing amazing discoveries made by users around the world. The site shows the emotional power of family history – and how life-changing it can be. Following are several examples: Barbara – discovered an amazing secret her Grandma had kept! David […]

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Millions of Scandinavian Records Added at

I received an announcement from MyHeritage dealing with the posting of Sandinavian records this morning. The following is from Daniel’s note, as well as the MyHeritage blog. These folks are doing some cool things. …we’ve just brought online millions of Scandinavian records – the majority of which have never been digitized or indexed online before. […]

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Full Access to MyHeritage – Premium Plus Family Site & Data Plan – Just $99.95!

During RootsTech 2015, I hung around the MyHeritage booth absorbing information. MyHeritage has been making exciting technological advances for several years. Their tech is allowing them to share billions of records, documents, and what they have termed Discoveries with subscribers. I got a note this morning stating that MyHeritage has added millions of Scandinavian records. […]

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A Sweetheart of a deal… #RootsTech #Genealogy

A Sweetheart of a deal… As I’ve written during the RootsTech conference, I’ve been hanging around the MyHeritage booth absorbing information. MyHeritage has been making exciting technological advances for several years. Their tech is allowing them to share billions of records, documents, and what they have termed Discoveries with subscribers. I’m going to go into […]

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MyHeritage Adds 900 Million Records to its Global Digital Archive

The following news release is from Daniel Horowitz, at TEL AVIV, Israel & LEHI, Utah – February 2, 2015: MyHeritage, the leading destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history, today announced that 900 million global historical records have been added to its searchable digital archive, bringing the total to more than 6 billion. […]

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MyHeritage Launches Instant Discoveries™ For The Mass #Genealogy Market

Earlier this evening, Mark Olsen dropped by the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, where we are staying this week in support of the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour. Mark works for MyHeritage (lucky guy!). Within the first minute or so, he asked, “Did you see our announcement this morning.” I replied in the affirmative, and just […]

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MyHeritage Bolsters Leadership in the Netherlands With Strategic Partnerships & 1st National TV Ad Campaign

The following news release is from Daniel Horowitz: TEL AVIV, Israel & AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – November 13, 2014: MyHeritage, the popular family history network, today announced two key partnerships and a national TV marketing initiative that strengthen its leadership position in the Netherlands. The partnerships with popular Dutch genealogy services Aldfaer and Coret Genealogie […]

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23andMe and MyHeritage Announce Strategic Collaboration & Product Integration

The following news release was received from Daniel Horowitz, Chief Genealogist and Translation Manager for MyHeritage: New collaboration combines family trees and DNA to empower individuals to discover and document their ancestry MOUNTAIN VIEW, California & TEL AVIV, Israel – October 21, 2014: 23andMe, the leading personal genetics company, and MyHeritage, the leading destination for […]

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MyHeritage Offering Free Access to Military Records During the Memorial Day Weekend

The following announcement is from In honor of Memorial Day, MyHeritage is offering FREE access to millions of US military records, which are available to search from May 23 to May 26. Military records are valuable resources that provide insight into the lives of those who have served in the armed forces, as well […]

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Mormons Getting Free Access to, & Ahead of Schedule

The following excerpt is from the April 2 edition of the Deseret News. SALT LAKE CITY — Free access to three prominent genealogy websites may be coming sooner than expected for LDS Church members. In February,, a nonprofit family history organization owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced that LDS […]

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BillionGraves iOS App Now Available in 25 Languages

The following is from Billion Graves: Last month we announced our international collaboration with MyHeritage to make BillionGraves available to every person in the world. Today we are happy to announce the release of our BillionGraves app in the iTunes markets in 25 languages! That’s right, the BillionGraves app is now available in 25 languages!! […]

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MyHeritage Produces Video About Their Global Cemetery Inititive

A few days ago, MyHeritage launched a pro-bono global initiative with BillionGraves to preserve every cemetery and gravestone in the world and they are providing the content online, for free. This project is important and beneficial for genealogists everywhere. MyHeritage just have produced a short video about it. It features Gilad Japhet (MyHeritage’s Founder and […]

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MyHeritage Team Captures over 50,000 Gravestone Images in 3 Hours in Isreal’s Segula Cemetery

I got a note from Daniel Horowitz at this morning telling me that the MyHeritage Israel team just kick-started their global initiative that we recently announced together with BillionGraves, the project in which they wish to digitally preserve the world’s cemeteries. Following is the majority of the note he sent me. “We decided that […]

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815 Million US Public Records Added at MyHeritage

The following announcement was made during RootsTech, and there’s been so much going on that I am just now getting around to posting it. Daniel Horowitz actually sent the info to us from the air while flying enroute from Israel. So when I saw him at RootsTech, the first thing I asked was whether this […]

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