February 2019


The Genealogical Riches of Massachusetts’ Archives featuring a Panel of Local Archivists
February 24, 1:30 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton
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Jewish Genealogy: Discover Your Family History
JGSGB’s annual 8-session comprehensive beginner’s course
Wednesday March 6 – May 8, 7:00-9:30 pm, Hebrew College, Newton
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This month we are featuring The Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society. The Jewish Heritage Center is a resource for exploring and preserving the histories of Jewish families and institutions in New England and beyond. With the American Jewish Historical Society – New England Archives as its cornerstone, the Jewish Heritage Center engages historians, genealogists, and the general public in programming and research to advance the study of the history, culture, and institutional legacies of Jewish families in New England and beyond.
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Research Sunday
Western Mass Jewish Genealogical Society
February 10, 1:00–3:30 pm (register by February 3)
Chicopee Public Library, 449 Front Street, Chicopee
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Lincoln and the Jews: A History
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Sarna, Brandeis University
February 11, 6:00-7:30 pm, registration required
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston
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Looks Like We’re Cousins – Tips for Genetic Genealogy Collaboration
Southern California Genealogical Society webinar, register in advance
February 2, 2:30 pm
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Brick Wall or Dead End?
JewishGen online course, application required
February 9-28, $150
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Reconstructing Your Genetic Family Tree
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
February 13, 8:00 pm
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Applying Evidence to Genealogical Research Questions
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
February 19, 8:00 pm
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RootsTech 2019
February 27-March 2 Salt Lake City, UT, registration required ($)
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New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) 2019 Conference
April 3-6 Manchester, NH, registration required ($)
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Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies 2019 Conference
June 30-July 2 Denver, CO, registration required ($)
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IAJGS 2019 International Conference
July 28-August 2, Cleveland, OH, registration required ($)
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