April 2017

April 2017


Holocaust Research: Online Resources at the U.S. Holocaust Museum
Speaker: Megan Lewis
April 23, 1:30-3:00 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton
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Research Sunday
April 30, 2:00-4:30 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton
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Boston’s Old South End Jewish Walking Tour
April 2, 2:00-4:15 pm, $25 register in advance
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American Passage: The History of Ellis Island
Speaker: Vincent Cannato, author
April 19, 6:00-7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, Copley Square
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Explaining Modernization of Jews in Nineteenth Century Italy
Speaker: Marco Di Giulio, Associate Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature
April 20, 4:15-6:00 pm
Harvard University, Busch Hall, Cambridge
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Breaking Down Genealogical Brick Walls: Strategies for Success
April 30, 9:30 AM–4:30 pm, $125, Breakfast and lunch included
NEHGS, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston
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Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henry Ross
Through July 30, museum admission required
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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Holocaust Escape Tunnel on PBS NOVA
Archeologists Unearth a Lost Route to Freedom in Vilna
April 19, 9 pm on WGBH Channel 2
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Complex Genealogical Research in the U.S.
JewishGen online class, register in advance
April 3-28, $150
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Researching Criminal Records
Presenter: Ron Arons
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
April 28, 2:00 pm
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New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) Conference
April 26-29, $90 and up
JGSGB is a conference sponsor; there wll be lectures relevant to Jewish genealogy
MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA
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37th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
July 23-28, Orlando, FL; early bird pricing ends April 16
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NEW PROGRAM!   Polish Records: I Found It! But What Does It Say?
Speaker: Jonathan Shea
Co-sponsored by the JGSGB and the Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts
May 21, 2:00 pm, Framingham Public Library
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Volunteer opportunity
We have an urgent need for photographers and transcribers for our cemetery project. This project is critical for preserving our history particularly in light of the recent vandalism at Jewish cemeteries.
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