April 2014

JGSGB Programs 

  Finding Your Ancestors in Polish Records

Lecture by Fay Bussgang, monthly meeting of JGSGB.
April 20, Sun. 1:30 pm, at Temple Emanuel, Newton. More info
For A Woman, film screenings co-sponsored by JGSGB, at JEWISHFILM.2014, National Center for Jewish Film.
May 1, Thurs. 7:30 pm, at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and May 3 Sat. 7:30 pm, at Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
. More infoWalking Tour of Boston’s Old Jewish North End, sponsored by JGSGB.
Guided by Professor Ellen Smith of Brandeis Univ.
May 4, Sun. 10 am-12 noon. More info

Other Programs

Researching Your Jewish Ancestors in Old Boston Neighborhoods
Lecture by Meredith Hoffman, Boston Public Library Family History Series.
April 23, Wed. 6-7 pm, at the BPL.  More info Organizing Your Family History: Expert Strategies from Start to Finish
One-day seminar, offered by New England Historic Genealogical Society.

Apr 27, Sun. 9:30 am-3:30 pm, at NEHGS, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston. More info Visiting a Jewish Cemetery
Lecture by Rabbi Joshua L. Segal, meeting of the Western Mass. Jewish Genealogical Society.
May 4, Sun. 2 pm, at Congregation Sons of Zion, 378 Maple St. Holyoke, MA. More info

Other News

The 2014 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy will take place in Salt Lake City, July 27-Aug 1.  Early registration discount ends April 29.  Hotel reservations are available at low conference rates. More info
Registrants and non-registrants are invited to submit their WWI stories and pictures to a special online memory book and a wall of pictures. More info 
Boston University’s Center for Professional Education is offering 2 online courses starting in May:  Genealogical Essentials and Certificate in Genealogical Research. Register by Apr 24. More info
Classroom courses will also be held in the summer. More info

This monthly newsletter supplements our journal Mass-Pocha (published 3x/year) and regular email announcements about  programs. You are invited to submit information on coming events to newsletter@jgsgb.org by the 25th of the month for inclusion in the following issue. Submissions are screened for relevance to Jewish genealogy, interest and timeliness.  We welcome  your comments and suggestions.

Heidi Urich
President, JGSGB