Presenting the IGene Awards for 2008

Here we go again! Presenting the 66th Carnival of Genealogy’s iGene Awards for the Academy of Genealogy and Family History, where we geneabloggers honor our best posts in five categories.

Tracing the Tribe is happy to present its 2008 winners:

BEST PICTURE 2008
Best old family photo that appeared in this blog.
Smiling faces: New Jersey, Moscow, Teheran (July 25) offers family photos from both the Talalay and Dardashti families. This was submitted for the 4th edition of Smile for the Camera!
BEST SCREEN PLAY 2008
The family story that would make the best movie.
Here’s a Leib, There’s a Leib (September 21) was submitted for the 11th Carnival of Eastern European Genealogy.
BEST DOCUMENTARY 2008
Best informational article about a place, thing, or event involving my family’s history.

While holidays really bring out my foodie focus, these two documentaries detail the history, preparation and joyful scarfing down of these delicious dishes:

Ashkefard Chanukah (December 22) describes how my family’s origins result in some very yummy dishes.
Fideos or Fidellos The Recipe (October 10) brings a Sephardic traditional dish to life again.
Honorable mention in this category must be Food: Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews (October 22).
BEST BIOGRAPHY 2008
The best biographical article

Here’s a Leib, There’s a Leib (September 21) was submitted for the 11th Carnival of Eastern European Genealogy.
BEST COMEDY 2008
Best funny story, poem, joke, photo or video shared in 2008
Year of the Pickle (January 22 ) suggested that Jewish genealogists add a new custom field to their family tree software program.
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One Response

  1. Excellent. It made me re-read many of these articles (very clever of you!!), which I enjoyed. A quality site, which I love visiting.

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