May 2018



Special Pre-Program Presentation on Polish Pronunciation
Speaker: Fay Bussgang
May 6, 12:30 pm

Two-part Program: Joshua Mendes – From Spain to Amsterdam and Beyond: The World of Western Sephardim and Cary Aufseeser – Sephardic DNA Links Jews to Mexicans
May 6, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Gann Academy, Waltham
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National Center for Jewish Film’s Annual Film Festival
May 2-13, multiple locations
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Genealogy: Going Online with Censuses and Vital Records
May 14, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Newton Free Library, Newton
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The Vilna Traditions with Dr. David Ariel
May 15 – June 12, six part series, $120 register in advance
Vilna Shul, 18 Phillips Street, Boston
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The East Boston Immigration Center Project
May 23, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, Copley Square
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Polish Research and IAJGS 2018 Conference Preview
Speaker: Matan Shefi, co-chair of IAJGS 2018 Conference
IGRA webinar, available on demand
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Basic 1 – Exploring JewishGen
JewishGen online course, register in advance
May 7-21, $18
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Discover Your Family in School Yearbooks
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
May 8, 2:00 pm
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How to Use the Smart Matches & Record Matches MyHeritage Technologies
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
May 22, 2:00 pm
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IAJGS International Conference
August 5-10, 2018 Warsaw, Poland
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