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LIBRARY DAY In-Person

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA, United States

Library Day is free for members and guests! After a long absence due to the pandemic, we are happy to welcome you back to a special in-person opportunity at Temple … Continue reading LIBRARY DAY In-Person

Litvak SIG

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

General round-table discussion, including brick walls and breakthroughs. If you are a JGSGB member, but not yet a Litvak SIG member, send an email to Litvak@JGSGB.org to join at no … Continue reading Litvak SIG

Galicia SIG

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

General round-table discussion, including brick walls and breakthroughs. If you are a JGSGB member, but not yet a Galicia SIG member, send an email to Galicia@JGSGB.org to join at no … Continue reading Galicia SIG

Poland SIG

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

Welcome back to the Poland SIG of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston! The long pandemic hibernation is hopefully ending as we look forward to in-person meetings at the … Continue reading Poland SIG

Logan Kleinwaks – GenealogyIndexer: Searching Historical Directories, Yizkor Books, and More;
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Spotlight Talk: Leora Tec – Non-Jews Remembering Jews in Poland: An Introduction to The Neshoma Project

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

GenealogyIndexer.org is a free website that offers full-text searching of thousands of pages of historical directories primarily from central and eastern Europe: business, address, telephone, and yizkor books, Polish and Russian military documents, … Continue reading Logan Kleinwaks – GenealogyIndexer: Searching Historical Directories, Yizkor Books, and More;
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Spotlight Talk: Leora Tec – Non-Jews Remembering Jews in Poland: An Introduction to The Neshoma Project

Ukraine SIG

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

Welcome back to the JGSGB Ukraine SIG. At this meeting we'll welcome several new members and have an opportunity to describe any genealogical progress we've made since we last met. … Continue reading Ukraine SIG

Research Sunday

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

Join us for our next Virtual Research Sunday for individual research help via ZOOM Video Conferencing. Registration for February 26 Research Sunday is Now Closed Please consider joining us for … Continue reading Research Sunday

Risa Daitzman Heywood – The Importance of Thorough American Research in Jewish Genealogy: Finding your Family’s Town and Original Surname

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

When beginning genealogical research, it’s tempting to immediately jump to European records when researching your family, but searching American records first can avoid a lot of time and frustration. If … Continue reading Risa Daitzman Heywood – The Importance of Thorough American Research in Jewish Genealogy: Finding your Family’s Town and Original Surname

Adina Newman – #Genealogy: Incorporating Social Media into Your Genealogical Research Program

at Temple Emanuel (Hybrid Meeting*) 385 Ward St, Newton, MA, United States

Social media has become an essential tool for genealogists in the 21st century. Through platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, and TikTok, genealogists have limitless opportunities for expanding research, learning … Continue reading Adina Newman – #Genealogy: Incorporating Social Media into Your Genealogical Research Program

Gil Bardige – Help! I Got My DNA Results and I’m Confused

at Congregation Beth El Atereth Israel (Hybrid Meeting*) 561 Ward St, Newton, MA, United States

In this beginner to intermediate level DNA program, Gil Bardige uses proven methodologies and processes to show how you can prioritize your DNA matches in order to increase your chances of finding common relatives.  Reduce your … Continue reading Gil Bardige – Help! I Got My DNA Results and I’m Confused

Research Sunday

- Zoom Meeting Virtual

Join us for our next Virtual Research Sunday for individual research help via ZOOM Video Conferencing. Virtual Research Sunday Registration is now closed Sunday, June 4,  2-5 PM EDT Research Sunday is … Continue reading Research Sunday