Elder Andersen in Jerusalem

“Elder Andersen in Jerusalem,” Liahona, January 2016, 17

Elder Andersen in Jerusalem

Andersen, Neil L. Biography

Elder Neil L. Andersen with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, while attending an international genealogical conference in Jerusalem, met with Nir Barkat, mayor of the city. They discussed the history and activities of the Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies, which has operated in Jerusalem for 27 years, as well as the Church’s work to preserve family history.

The genealogy conference attracted hundreds of participants, including family history experts and researchers from Israel, North America, Europe, and other parts of the world.