June 2, 2003

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Yourfamily Under New Management

Genealogy Today has been selected to market and manage the day-to-day operations of, an interactive genealogy site launched in 1996. is designed to help family researchers break down brick walls and locate lost relatives and ancestors.

" is all about finding information about oneself and one's family, and Illya's team will bring many new capabilities to the site," commented Moti Krauthamer, one of the founders. "Giving our visitors more control over their search, ways to modify submissions, and ways of sharing their success with others." was one of the first sites on the Web to offer people a place to go to ask the world "does anyone have information about were I come from". Some people who have been looking for a loved one for decades would post a query and have e-mail back within days by that person or someone who knew them.

As part of this joint alliance, Genealogy Today has re-programmed all of the interactive databases and improved the search capabilities. includes a genealogy bulletin board with over 50,000 postings, tools to find long-lost family, help for developing a family homepage and assistance with documenting family history.

"We're excited about the opportunity to collaborate on this project," added Illya D'Addezio, owner of Genealogy Today. "Yourfamily is one of those sites I can remember using before getting involved in my own projects."

The Yourfamily site caters to people who are looking to find and reconnect to long lost relatives and even friends and to people who want to know more about their family heritage and lineage -- leveraging the unique power of the Internet in connecting families that could not be done in any other way.

"We have reunited numerous families, and working with Genealogy Today we'll continue this tradition. I'd like to see the site live up to the dream of the early Internet pioneers," remarked Krauthamer. "Creating a sense of community and family based on common experiences and interests."

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About has been serving a growing audience of genealogy enthusiasts since 1999 and earning accolades along the way. The site features original articles from several experienced genealogists and writers, along with unique databases and search tools.

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