April 2018



Research Sunday
April 8, 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Temple Emanuel, Newton
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JGSGB’s Celebration36!
April 22, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Gann Academy, Waltham
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Keynote Speaker: CeCe Moore, the Genetic Genealogist
Nationally recognized DNA genealogy expert

Morning Speakers: CeCe Moore and Libby Copeland
Kosher Buffet Lunch

Afternoon Concert by Hankus Netsky and Eden MacAdam-Somer
Open to JGSGB members and one guest – advance registration required.


Documentary Screening: Svetlana Boym: Exile and Imagination
April 7, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge
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The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors are Gone?
Speaker: Leora Tec, JGSGB member
April 10, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, $10 register in advance
Arlington High School, Arlington
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The Rise of Modern Jewish Literature out of the Yiddish Tradition
April 11, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Newton Free Library, Newton
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Bare Bones Genealogy: Starting Your Family History from Scratch
April 23, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, register in advance
Newton Free Library, Newton
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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz
Speaker: Prof. Omer Bartov, Brown University
April 30, 4:15 – 6:00 pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall, Harvard University
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Polish Research and IAJGS 2018 Conference Preview
Speaker: Matan Shefi, co-chair of IAJGS 2018 Conference
IGRA webinar, available on demand
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RootsTech 2018
Video recordings of select RootsTech sessions, available on demand
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Jewish Genealogy for the Non-Jew: History, Migration, DNA
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
April 4, 2:00 pm
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Genealogy for Advanced Users: Grow Your Family Tree Online
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
April 10, 2:00 pm
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Verifying Information You Find Online
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
April 25, 2:00 pm
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Massachusetts Genealogical Council 2018 Seminar
April 7-8, register in advance
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Marlborough, MA
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IAJGS International Conference
August 5-10, 2018 Warsaw, Poland
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Early registration open through April 28


It’s time to join or renew your membership for 2018. Visit jgsgb.org for details.

Please send items for the next newsletter by April 15 to newsletter@jgsgb.org