January 2017


January 2017

Did you join JGSGB for 2017 yet?

Act now to receive the next issue of Mass-Pocha. Annual dues remain at $25 for individuals and $35 for two persons at the same address. Sign up online or by mail.


Two Talks: The Art of Taking an Oral History with Sharon Zane
How I Put Together a Memoir with Fay Bussgang
January 8, 1:30-4:00 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) will meet
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Research Sunday
January 29, 2:00-4:30 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton
Individual assistance with research questions, help with translating documents in several foreign languages, and time to explore our extensive research library and map collection.
JGSGB members only. New members may join at the door.
Registration open.
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Jewish Genealogy: Discover Your Family History
Our award-winning course on how to research your family history will begin on March 1st and run for 8 weeks on Wednesday evenings at Hebrew College in Newton. Class is limited to 24 students. Registration open.
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Unexpected Genealogy Adventures in the Czech Republic
Speaker: Alex Woodle, JGSGB member
January 6, 12:00-1:00 pm
NEHGS 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston
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Bare-Bones Genealogy for Beginners
January 9, 7:00-8:30 pm
Limited space, registration required
Newton Free Library, Newton
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Discovering Lithuanian Jewry: A Conversation with the Consul General of Lithuania
January 29, 4 pm, $10
Vilna Shul, 18 Phillips Street, Boston
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Improve Your Organization Skills & Research Online
JewishGen online class, register in advance
January 2-29, $125
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Basic 1 – Exploring JewishGen
JewishGen online class, register in advance
January 6-20, $18
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Tips and Tricks to Organizing Your Genealogy
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
January 11, 8 pm
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Writing Up Your Research
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
January 17, 8 pm
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Who Lived Next Door? Using the FAN Club in your Research
Southern California Genealogical Society webinar, register in advance
January 18, 9 pm
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New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) Conference
April 26-29, $90 and up
MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA
Registration open
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37th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
July 23-28, Orlando, FL
Registration opens January 15
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