April 2019


Two Talks: Michael Strauss – New York City Research: Navigating Through the Five Boroughs and The Great War: Researching Your World War I Ancestors
April 7, 1:30 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton
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Research Sunday
April 28, 2:00-4:30 pm, registration begins March 31
Temple Emanuel, Newton
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This month we are featuring The European Library. Designed to meet the needs of the research community worldwide, this online portal offers quick and easy access to the collections of the 48 National Libraries of Europe and leading European Research Libraries. The historic newspapers are a good source for family business transactions as well as birth, marriage and death announcements.
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Walking Tour: Jewish Beacon Hill
April 7, 4:00 pm, $18 register in advance
location provided after registration
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Great Russian Jews Who Shaped the World – Mikhail Botvinnik
April 10, 4:30 pm
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
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Words and Artifacts: Treasures of a Cuban-Jewish Exile
Speaker: Ruth Behar
April 10, 7:00 pm, followed by reception and book signing
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham
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The Unwanted: America, Auschwitz, and a Village Caught in Between
Speaker: Michael Dobbs
April 11, 6:00 pm, register in advance
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston
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Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History
Speaker: Prof. Steven Zipperstein, Stanford University
April 11, 4:45 – 6:00 pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge
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Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
Presenter: Carol Clingan, JGSGB Board Member
April 14, 2:00-3:30 pm
Wayland Public Library, 5 Concord Road, Wayland
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Tour of Genealogy Resources
April 29, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, register in advance
Newton Free Library, Newton
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Research in Galicia I
JewishGen online course, register in advance
April 1 – 24, $150
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Comparing the Genealogy Giants: Ancestry.com, FamilySearch, Findmypast and MyHeritage
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
April 24, 2:00 pm
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RootsTech 2019 Video recordings of select sessions, available on demand
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New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) 2019 Conference
April 3-6 Manchester, NH, registration required ($)
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Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies 2019 Conference
June 30-July 2 Denver, CO, registration required ($)
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IAJGS 2019 International Conference
July 28-August 2, Cleveland, OH, registration required ($)
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