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Film Screenings: For a Woman. an historical family drama set in France

Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA

JGSGB is a co-sponsor at JEWISHFILM.2014, the Film Festival of the National Center for Jewish Film.  For times, tickets and more information, see http://www.jewishfilm.org/filmfest/jewishfilm2014/calendar.htm

$12

Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild – Belarusian Encounters: Travel, Family Research and Connections

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Since 1966, when she was a participant in the US–USSR scholar exchange program, Rochelle Ruthchild has made seven trips to Belarus to visit surviving relatives and conduct family research. Ruthchild … Continue reading Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild – Belarusian Encounters: Travel, Family Research and Connections

Nadia and Oleksiy (Elisha) Lipes – Resources in Ukrainian Archives for Jewish Genealogical Research

at Hebrew College 160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA

Ukrainian researchers Nadia and Oleksiy Lipes will discuss records in the Ukrainian archives that are relevant to Jewish family research, emphasizing archives in Kiev and eastern Ukraine, but Galician records … Continue reading Nadia and Oleksiy (Elisha) Lipes – Resources in Ukrainian Archives for Jewish Genealogical Research

New: Research Sundays

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Examine our extensive research collection of books and maps. Consult experienced researchers for help with your research questions. For JGSGB members only. During months when the JGSGB is not holding … Continue reading New: Research Sundays

Spotlight Talk (follows main lecture on 12/14): Leora Tec – I’m Not Polish: My Discovery of Identity

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Speaker: Leora Tec Join JGSGB member Leora Tec as she presents the story of the serendipitous journey to her own Polish identity. As the founder and director of Bridge To … Continue reading Spotlight Talk (follows main lecture on 12/14): Leora Tec – I’m Not Polish: My Discovery of Identity

Adam Brown – Collaborative Genealogy: A Revolutionary New Approach to Building Our Family Trees

at Cong. Beth El 561 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Collaborative genealogy is a process in which many researchers contribute to a common, extended family tree. Adam Brown will describe the ways in which Internet sites and social networking have … Continue reading Adam Brown – Collaborative Genealogy: A Revolutionary New Approach to Building Our Family Trees