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Research Sunday

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Reservations for expert help are now closed, but you can still examine our extensive research collection on your own or with the guidance of our librarians.  The next Research Sunday … Continue reading Research Sunday

Bernard P. Fishman and Dr. George L. Mutter – Historic 3-D Photographs of Jewish Communities in Europe and the Ottoman Empire Before WWI

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

We will be treated to a virtual tour of the vanished Jewish world before the mass migrations of the early 20th century, as seen through never-before-shown historic stereo photographs more … Continue reading Bernard P. Fishman and Dr. George L. Mutter – Historic 3-D Photographs of Jewish Communities in Europe and the Ottoman Empire Before WWI

JGSGB Genealogy Course at Hebrew College: Foundations of Jewish Genealogical Research (registration required)

at Hebrew College 160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston will be offering its award-winning, intensive introductory course on Jewish Genealogy for the 8th year starting Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  The course is … Continue reading JGSGB Genealogy Course at Hebrew College: Foundations of Jewish Genealogical Research (registration required)

Janette Silverman – Two Talks: Ukrainian Research and Online Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Our speaker will make two presentations - a lecture on Ukrainian research, followed by a shorter spotlight talk about online Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Finding records about our Ukrainian ancestors … Continue reading Janette Silverman – Two Talks: Ukrainian Research and Online Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Research Sunday

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Reservations for expert help are now closed, but you can still examine our extensive research collection on your own or with the guidance of our librarians. Research Sundays are an … Continue reading Research Sunday

Research Sunday

at Temple Emanuel 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Reservations for expert help are now closed, but you can still examine our extensive research collection on your own or with the guidance of our librarians. Research Sundays for 2016-17 … Continue reading Research Sunday

Eric Silverman – Jewish Dress and Cultural History: What You Can Learn From Grandma’s Photos

at Cong. Beth El 561 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA

Eric Silverman will discuss how something as mundane as clothing can help illustrate the complex social worlds in which Jews have always lived.  For most of Jewish history, but especially beginning … Continue reading Eric Silverman – Jewish Dress and Cultural History: What You Can Learn From Grandma’s Photos