November 2016

November 2016


A Litvak Traces His Roots to Sicily and Ancient Israel Using Y-DNA and
Adventures in Baghdad 2003: Discovering Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi Jewish Archives
Two talks – Speaker: Harold Rhode
November 13, 1:30-4:00 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton
All Special Interest Groups (SIGs) will meet
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Yankel’s Tavern: Jews, Liquor and Life in Eastern Europe
10th Annual Lecture on Jewish Genealogy, co-sponsored by Hebrew College & JGSGB
Speaker: Prof. Glenn Dynner
November 20, 3:30-5:30 pm, Hebrew College, Newton (reservation recommended)
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Become a Power User
November 4, 12:00-1:00 pm
NEHGS, Boston
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Oral History Workshop with Vilna Descendants
November 6, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, $10
Vilna Shul, Boston
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Boston Jewish Film Festival
November 9 to 21, multiple locations
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Home for the Holidays: Saving and Sharing Family Stories
November 14, 6:30-8:30 pm (limited space, registration required)
Newton Free Library, Newton
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Researching Your Roots Using JewishGen
JewishGen online course
November 1 to 25, $125
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Writing Short Reports
JewishGen online course
November 4 to 27,  $125
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PedigreeMap: An Interactive Map of Your Family
Presenter: Daniel Horowitz
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
November 4, 2 pm
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Waves of Immigration to Israel
Presenter: Garri Regev
IGRA webinar, register in advance
November 6, 1 pm
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Dating Family Photographs 1900-1940
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
November 16, 2 pm
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The Ancestor Deep Dive
Presenter: Tammy Hepps
Southern California Genealogical Society webinar, register in advance
November 16, 9 pm
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Limmud Boston
December 4, 9 am–5 pm, $45 (register in advance)
Temple Reyim, Newton
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Special Membership Offer
All first-time members who join this fall will get full 2017 Membership plus the fall 2016 programs for the basic $25 annual membership fee – 14 months for $25!
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