May 2024


L’Dor V’Dor: Using DNA to Reunite Holocaust Survivors
Adina Newman
May 5, 1:30 pm
Hybrid Meeting
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JGSGB Book Group
The Postcard by Anne Berest.
May 7, 7:30 pm
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JGSGB Connect
Organizing Your Research and Staying Focused
May 14, 7 pm
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Research Sunday
May 19, 2 pm
Registration Now Open
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All program times listed are East Coast time.

What’s in My Vault: Confessions of a DPW Engineer
Sara E. Campbell
MGC M:O.R.E., co-sponsored by JGSGB
April 29, 7 pm
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How to Do Research at YIVO: Reading a Finding Aid
Ruby Landau-Pincus
YIVO Institute, co-sponsored by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
May 2, 1 pm
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Coffee Hour with a Polish Genealogist
Aleksandra Kacprzak
Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts
May 4, 10 am
Free to PGSMA & PGSA members, non-members $10
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The Counterfeit Countess: The Jewish Woman Who Rescued Thousands of Poles During the Holocaust
Dr. Elizabeth White and Dr. Joanna Sliwa
American Ancestors/New England Historic Genealogical Society and co-sponsored by the American Inspiration Author Series and the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at American Ancestors
May 5, 3 pm
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Der oytser formen baym moler: Ryback’s Formal Approach to Jewish Art
Art highlighting everyday Eastern European Jewish life
Noa Tsaushu
YIVO Institute
May 6, 1 pm
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Jewish Self-Defense in the Russian Empire 1903-1905
Netta Ehrlich
YIVO Institute
May 8, 1 pm
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Putting Your Family in Context: The History of Ukraine’s Jews
Tammy Hepps
Heinz History Center
May 8, 6 pm
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Climbing Your Family Tree: A Three-Part Class, Part 3
Western Mass Jewish Genealogy Society
May 19, 11 am
JCC of Springfield, Adult Lounge, 1160 Dickinson St., Springfield, MA 01108
Pre-Register with JCC: 413-739-4715 or
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Location, Location, Location: Historical Maps in Genealogy Research
Ed Mitukiewicz
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois
May 19, 3 pm
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100 Jewish Brides: Stories from Around the World
Shulamit Reinharz
Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Sandra Seltzer Silberman HBI Conversations Series
May 22, 7 pm
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Overcoming Antisemitism in America
Charles Savenor
Walnut Street Synagogue, Chelsea
May 22, 7 pm
This lecture is in honor of Norman Finkelstein, a long-time JGSGB member
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