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May 2020

Joan Nathan – Food: A Window on Jewish Life, Culture, and Genealogy

May 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
– Zoom Meeting, Virtual MA United States

Virtual via Zoom Meeting *Please read our Zoom tutorial Link to view this program has been sent to JGSGB members Do you have your latkes with applesauce or sour cream? Does your family eat rice during Passover? Award-winning chef, food journalist, and author Joan Nathan will show us how the foods we ate growing up were influenced by our families’ ethnic and geographical origins. Dedicating her life to examining Jewish food through a historical perspective, she will explain how and…

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June 2020

Schelly Talalay Dardashti and Maria Apodaca – Jewish Ethnicity: History, Migration and DNA

June 11 @ 6:00 pm
Goto Webinar MA United States

Temple Emanuel and the JGSGB VIRTUAL GENEALOGY PROGRAM presented in generous cooperation with MyHeritage Register here:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5224966523076348430 Advance registration required - Free and Open to All You will receive a confirmation email with instructions from MyHeritage Schelly Talalay Dardashti will build on her introduction to Sephardic research program with a deeper look into Jewish ethnicity as seen through historical events, migrations, and DNA evidence covering the post-1391 and post-1492 migrations from what is today's Spain and Portugal around the Mediterranean,…

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Yuri Dorn – Belarus: Jewish History & Research Strategy in Belarus Archives

June 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
– Zoom Meeting, Virtual MA United States

Virtual via Zoom Meeting *Please read our Zoom tutorial Link to view this program will be sent to JGSGB members shortly Yuri Dorn will present a brief history of Jewish Belarus, followed by a description of the records available for research in Belorussian archives. He will explain which records you can expect to find and will suggest the best strategy for approaching one's research. Remember that your Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Polish, etc. ancestors may have migrated from Belarus to these other…

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