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April 2021

Stephen Morse – Two Lectures:
Finding Presidents’ (and Your) Ancestors in the Strangest Places &
Getting Ready for the 1950 Census: Searching with and without a Name Index

April 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
– Zoom Meeting, Virtual MA United States

JGSGB paid members: Program is free. Members do not need to register. You can find the Zoom link by logging in to your JGSGB Membership account. Once logged in, use the "What would you like to do" dropdown to locate the Members-only Page for the Zoom link. You will also receive an email with the Zoom link the morning of the program. This program will be recorded, so members will be able to view it on the Members-only Page. Non-members: Click here…

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May 2021

Emily Garber – Two Talks: When It Takes a Village: Applying Cluster Research Techniques & Conflict Management: Evaluating Evidence of Identity

May 2 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
– Zoom Meeting, Virtual MA United States

JGSGB paid members: Program is free. Members do not need to register.You can find the Zoom link by logging in to your JGSGB Membership account. Once logged in, use the "What would you like to do" dropdown to locate the Members-only Page for the Zoom link. You will also receive an email with the Zoom link the morning of the program.This program will be recorded, so members will be able to view it on the Members-only Page. Non-members: Click here to pay…

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JGSGB Book Group

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
– Zoom Meeting, Virtual MA United States

We are reading The Lost by Daniel Mendelsohn. All JGSGB members are welcome to join us. To be added to the mailing list and get the Zoom link for the meeting, please send an email to Bookgroup@jgsgb.org.

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Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz – Finding Vital Records from Poland Online

May 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
– Zoom Meeting, Virtual MA United States

Joint program between the Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts and the JGSGB  If you’d like to go beyond JewishGen and JRI-Poland to find vital records for your Polish-Jewish ancestors, this program will introduce you to major websites such as Metryki, GenBaza, Szukajwarchiwach (the Polish State Archives), Geneteka, and FamilySearch.  Our speaker, Julie Szczepankiewicz, will also review U.S. records that contain the specific places of origin of your immigrant ancestors, suggest resources to decipher misspelled place names, and identify the registry…

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June 2021

JGSGB Panel: Digital Storytelling: A New Way to Share Your Information

June 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
– Zoom Meeting, Virtual MA United States

Our stories keep memories alive. Digital storytelling, using computer-based audio visual tools, allows everyday people to share their stories in a 21st century way. Four JGSGB members, Linda Levine, Gilda Bruckman, Jill Roff and Jeanne Eberhart will each share their unique stories via short videos (each under 5 minutes) and explain how they turned genealogical research into a video using resources of the Cambridge Public Library and Cambridge CCTV. You will experience how compelling family stories can be when presented through this wonderful new…

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Virtual Research Sunday

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
– Zoom Meeting, Virtual MA United States

Virtual via Zoom Meeting Registration will open about one month prior   Join us for our next Virtual Research Sunday for individual research help via ZOOM Video Conferencing. Register for one 30-minute appointment with a knowledgeable consultant or translator for one of the following services: Consult with an experienced researcher for help with a specific research question Work with a strategist to plan your next steps Get translation help with a document written in Bulgarian, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Polish,…

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