February 2014

To JGSGB Members & Friends:

Here is the 2nd issue of our new monthly newsletter  designed to share information about coming events without overloading our mailboxes.

JGSGB Programs

LAST CALL! Foundations of Jewish Genealogical Research, 8 week comprehensive course on Jewish Genealogy.
Starts Feb 3, 7 pm, at Hebrew College, Newton.  More info

New Lives in a New Land: Migration of Jews from Lithuania to Boston (Jessica Antoline) & South Africa (Arthur Rabson)
Feb 9, 1:30 pm, at Temple Emanuel, Newton, preceded at 12:30 by Ask the Experts and Poland SIG meetings.  More info

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern speaking on his new book, The Golden Age Shtetl.
Lecture co-sponsored by JGSGB,  $10, free to JGSGB members. 
Mar 12, 7:30 pm, at Hebrew College, Newton.  More info

Other Programs


Jewish Settlement in and out of Mattapan and Race and Ethnicity in Mattapan, 1860-2010, Amy Schectman.
Boston Public Library Family History Lectures.
Mar 12, 6 pm, at the BPL.  More info

No One Remembers Alone: Memory, Migration and the Making of an American Family.
Exhibit runs through Mar 24 pm at the Yiddish Book Center, Amherst.  More info    
IAJGS Poster Competition for International Jewish Genealogy Month. 
Deadline Apr 30.  More info
This monthly newsletter will include materials received by the 25th of the prior month. It supplements our journal Mass-Pocha (published 3 times a year) and regular email announcements about JGSGB programs. You are invited to submit information on coming events to  newsletter@jgsgb.org  Submissions will be screened for relevance to Jewish genealogy, interest and timeliness.


Heidi Urich

President, JGSGB