March 2017

March 2017


Jewish Genealogy: Discover Your Family History
Our award-winning course on how to research your family history begins on March 1 and runs for 8 weeks on Wednesday evenings at Hebrew College in Newton. Class is limited to 24 students.
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Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film
Speaker: Glenn Kurtz
March 26, 1:30-3:00 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton
SIGs will meet before the lecture
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NEW! The Genetic Ancestry of Ashkenazi Jews
Speaker: Shai Carmi
March 26, 3:00-4:30 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton
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The Fun of Writing Oral History and Biography
Speaker: Larry Ruttman
March 8, 6:00-7:30 pm (limited space; register in advance)
New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston
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Tracking Your Ancestors Using Local Resources, Yours and Theirs
March 13, 7:00-8:30 pm (limited space; registration required)
Newton Free Library, Newton
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From Assimilation to Elimination: The Exclusion of Jews from Czech Society
Speaker: Benjamin Frommer, Professor of History
March 27, 4:15-6:00 pm
Harvard University, Busch Hall, Cambridge
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Family Browse: Finding Unindexed Records on FamilySearch
Southern California Genealogy Society webinar, register in advance
March 4, 1:00 pm
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50 Websites Every Genealogist Should Know
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
March 8, 8:00 pm
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RootsTech 2017
Streaming video available for selected sessions
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New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (NERGC) Conference
April 26-29, $90 and up; early bird pricing ends February 28
MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA
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IAJGS 37th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
July 23-28, Orlando, FL
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NEW! Polish Records: I Found It! But What Does It Say?
Speaker: Jonathan Shea
Co-sponsored by the JGSGB and the Polish Genealogical Society of Massachusetts
May 21, 2:00 pm, Framingham Public Library
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Volunteer opportunity
Operations and Technology: Do you enjoy learning and using computer applications? Are you familiar with data handling, web sites, system administration or operations? No programming required.
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The February issue of Mass-Pocha, our award-winning journal, has just been mailed to JGSGB members. If you’d like to receive future issues and aren’t a member, join or renew now.