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JGSGB’S Celebration36!

April 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Gann Academy

Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston

presents

Celebration36
From Double Chai to Double Helix

Gann Academy
333 Forest Street
Waltham, MA



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Schedule of Events

8:30–9:30

  • Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • View Member Exhibits
  • Bid on Silent Auction Items

9:30–10:30

Good morning – Welcome

CeCe Moore

Applying DNA to Your Genealogical Research
CeCe Moore

10:45–11:45

Libby Copeland

A Secret in the Blood: How DNA Testing is Changing Notions of Family, Ethnicity and IdentityLibby Copeland
Libby Copeland is an investigative journalist whose Washington Post article, “Who Was She? A DNA Test Only Opened New Mysteries,” describes the unexpected twists Alice Collins Plebuch encountered on the road to discovering her father’s Jewish origins.

12:00–2:15

Festive Kosher Luncheon – Catering by Andrew

  • Welcome and Greetings
  • Honoring Stan Treitman and Heidi Urich
  • Keynote Speaker CeCe Moore
    “The Power of DNA to Unravel Family Mysteries
    and Reunite Families”
    CeCe Moore
    CeCe Moore is considered an innovator in the use of DNA for genealogy and unknown parentage research. She has been the genetic genealogy expert and scriptwriter for the PBS television series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. since 2013. She is the founder of DNA Detectives, and the co-founder of The Institute for Genetic Genealogy. She has appeared as a genetic genealogy expert on many national TV shows including, 20/20, Nightline, The Genealogy Roadshow.

2:30–3:45

Concert

A Program of Klezmer Music Hankus Netsky & Eden MacAdam-Somer
Hankus Netsky and Eden MacAdam-Somer
A multi-instrumentalist, composer, and ethnomusicologist, Hankus Netsky is founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band. Hankus and Eden serve, respectively, as chair and co-chair of New England Conservatory’s Contemporary Improvisation Department.

3:45–4:00

Closing Remarks

Details

Date:
April 22
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

JGSGB
Phone:
866-611-5698
Website:
jgsgb.org

Venue

Gann Academy
333 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452 United States
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Phone:
781 642-6800
Website:
http://www.gannacademy.org/