Category Archives: Monthly Newsletters

September 2020

Special Virtual Issue

 

JGSGB ONLINE PROGRAM

Marian Smith – Researching US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Records
September 13, 1:30 pm, Zoom meeting
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ONLINE RESOURCES OF THE MONTH

Jewish Genealogy of Krakow & Western Galicia
JCC Krakow welcomes you to their new website dedicated to the genealogy of Jewish people in their city and surrounding areas. Here, you will find access to nearly 50 databases with unique sets of information on the rich history of one of the most important Jewish communities in Poland. More databases will be continuously added in the future.
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ONLINE COURSES, EVENTS & WEBINARS

Who Needed it Anyway? Researching Around the Missing 1890 Census
Southern California Genealogical Society webinar, register in advance
September 5, 1:00 pm
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New Historical Records Available on MyHeritage
Legacy Family Tree Webinar, register in advance
September 8, 2:00 pm
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Cyndi’s List in Practice
Legacy Family Tree Webinar, register in advance
September 9, 8:00 pm
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Midwives, Musicians, Soldiers, Rabbis: Whose stories will become Jewish History?
Center for Jewish History event, register in advance
September 10, 4:00 pm
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Family Affairs: Writing Personal Histories
Center for Jewish History event, register in advance
September 17, 3:00 pm
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Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust
Center for Jewish History event, register in advance
September 22, 4:00 pm
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It’s Not About the Stuff: Stories Revealed at the Intersection of Genealogy and Archaeology
Boston Public Library event, register in advance
September 30, 6:00 pm
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CONFERENCES

Federation of Genealogical Societies Family History Conference
September 2 (Live Events), On-Demand Available September 15, $150-$280, register in advance
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New York State Family History Online Conference
September 10 – October 15, $275-$325, register in advance
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Save the dates for 2021 conferences!

New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) Conference
April 15-17, 2021, Virtual
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National Genealogical Society Conference
May 19-22, 2021, Richmond, VA
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IAJGS 2021 International Conference
August 2-5, 2021, Philadelphia, PA
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JGSGB NEWS

Book Club
The next meeting of the JGSGB Book Club is October 6 and we will be reading The Promised Land by Mary Antin. Please contact Debra Lerner BookGroup@jgsgb.org if you are interested in joining the group.

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Our SIGs are one of the valuable benefits of JGSGB membership. To join any of the SIGs, please contact the SIG leaders below. We are currently looking for a leader for the German SIG, so please contact Debra Lerner SIGChair@jgsgb.org if you are interested.

Belarus-Belarus@jgsgb.org
Bessarabia@jgsgb.org
Galicia-Galicia@jgsgb.org
Litvak-Litvak@jgsgb.org
Poland-Poland@jgsgb.org
Sephardic-Sephardic@jgsgb.org
Ukraine-Ukraine@jgsgb.org

Membership
It’s time to join or renew your membership for 2021.

First-time members who join the Society between June and December will receive membership through December 2021. New Members join here

Renew your membership here

Stay connected with JGSGB through our website jgsgb.org
Please send items for the next newsletter by September 15 to newsletter@jgsgb.org

L’Shana Tova! The Board of the JGSGB wishes you a happy and healthy New Year filled with new discoveries.