December 2021

Special Virtual Issue


Daniel Gurevich – Vilnius, The Jerusalem of Lithuania
December 19, 1:30 pm, Zoom meeting
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An Evening with David J. Silverman – This Land Is Their Land
Massachusetts Genealogical Council event, co-sponsored by JGSGB, register in advance
November 30, 7:00 pm
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Jewish Identity in Lithuania Today
YIVO event, register in advance
December 7, 11:00 am
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Documenting Families or Communities Lost in the Holocaust by Bullets
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
December 8, 8:00 pm
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NJ and NY State Census: Treasures of the Garden and Empire States
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society webinar, $29, register in advance
December 9, 2:00 pm
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The Jews of New England
Boston Public Library event, register in advance
December 9, 6:00 pm
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Witness, an original play about Jewish immigration
Vilna Shul event, $25, register in advance
December 10 – January 23
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Mid-1800’s American Jewish Genealogy Research – Resources and Considerations
Center for Jewish History event, register in advance
December 13, 5:00 pm
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The Krakovsky Documents: Utilization of the Data by the Ukraine Research Group
IGRA webinar, register in advance
December 19, 12:00 pm
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Save the dates for the following 2022 conferences:

Roots Tech Connect 2022
March 3-5, 2022, virtual
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National Genealogical Society Family History Conference
May 25-28, 2022, Sacramento, CA
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IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
August 21-25, 2022, Philadelphia, PA
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Introducing the Documentation of Jewish Records Worldwide (DOJR) Project
December 12, 1:15 pm
Zoom link available on the JGSGB Members Only Page.

The Upper Valley JGS of NH has invited the membership of the JGSGB to a program presented by Marlis Humphrey on the Documentation of Jewish Records Worldwide (DoJR) project. DoJR is an online, first-ever master catalog of all record collections holding Jewish genealogically relevant data. Ms. Humphrey is Chairman of the DoJR Project; Immediate Past President of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS); and a professional genealogist. For questions about the program contact Marilyn Roberts, President of the Upper Valley JGS.


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