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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

Research Sunday

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Join us for our 2nd Research Sunday, following our highly successful initial session in November. At Research Sundays, you have the opportunity to consult with experienced researchers to help you … Continue reading Research Sunday

JGSGB Genealogy Course at Hebrew College: Foundations of Jewish Genealogical Research (registration required)

at Hebrew College 160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston will be offering its award-winning, intensive introductory course on Jewish Genealogy for the 7th year starting Wednesday, February 18, 2015.  The course is … Continue reading JGSGB Genealogy Course at Hebrew College: Foundations of Jewish Genealogical Research (registration required)

Plucking Stories from the Family Tree and Scrivener Software, a Tool for Writing Your Family History

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Plucking Stories from the Family Tree Speaker: Suzette Martinez Standring Stories of adventure, courage, or quirkiness make ancestors come alive, and help us to understand much about ourselves. A one-page … Continue reading Plucking Stories from the Family Tree and Scrivener Software, a Tool for Writing Your Family History

Research Sunday

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Join us for our 3rd Research Sunday, following our highly successful initial sessions in November and January. At Research Sundays, you have the opportunity to consult with experienced researchers to … Continue reading Research Sunday

Schelly Talalay Dardashti – Jewish Genealogy’s Other Side: Sephardic Research

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Schelly Talalay Dardashti will introduce the growing field of Sephardic research, surveying websites, discussion groups, books, journals, conferences, archives and libraries, ongoing research projects, researchers, and DNA projects. She will … Continue reading Schelly Talalay Dardashti – Jewish Genealogy’s Other Side: Sephardic Research

NERGC 2015

The Rhode Island Convention Center One Sabin Street, Providence, RI

The New England Regional Genealogical Conference will take place April 15-18, 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The Convention Center offers outstanding facilities, amenities, and … Continue reading NERGC 2015

$150

Donate Your Books!

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

Do you have books on Jewish history, religion or culture that you’d like to donate?  A newly-restored Jewish cultural center in the Azores has asked for our help in obtaining … Continue reading Donate Your Books!

Research Sunday

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Our first of three Research Sundays for the 2015-2016 season is fast approaching. We hope you’ll take advantage of this day and make a reservation to get some help. See … Continue reading Research Sunday

Karen Franklin and William Weitzer – German Jewish Research: New Strategies and New Opportunities

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Click here for recent WBUR interview with Arther Obermayer. Karen Franklin will show us how to “get into the archives” to find our German-Jewish ancestors.  She will explore how to … Continue reading Karen Franklin and William Weitzer – German Jewish Research: New Strategies and New Opportunities