November 2022

Special Virtual Issue


In the Midst of Civilized Europe: Jews and Ukraine in Times of War
October 30, 1:30 pm, Zoom meeting
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Discover Your Family History – The JGSGB offers its annual beginner’s course on how to research your Jewish ancestry starting November 2nd. Learn sources, skills and strategies thru lectures, workshops and individual coaching. 8 sessions meet Wednesdays from 7 – 9:30 pm on ZOOM. Recordings of missed sessions will be available. Class limited to 20 students. Tuition $250 includes free access to Ancestry and MyHeritage paid websites. 

Into the Archive: Voyagers from the Russian Empire to the United States – Kelly O’Neill
November 13, 1:30 pm, Zoom meeting
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All program times listed are Boston time.

The Jewish Cemetery in the United States: A Path Towards Americanization with Rabbi Joshua Segal
Temple Emanuel, register in advance
October 26, 8:00 pm
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Researching Your Litvak Family
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois, register in advance
October 30, 3:00 pm Boston time
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Ashkenazic Family Names: What Our Names Mean About Our Families
KlezCalifornia, register in advance
October 30, 2:00 pm
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How to Do Research at YIVO: Accessing Digitized Materials
YIVO workshop, register in advance
October 31, 1:00 pm
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Researching Jews in America: American Synagogue Records as Genealogy Resource
Museum of Jewish Heritage
November 2, 2:00 pm
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Using New York City’s Free Records
New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
November 9, 7:00 pm
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Family History Today: Clued In – Case Studies from Sherlock Cohn, The Photo Genealogist
Center for Jewish History
November 10, 5:00 pm
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The Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections
San Diego Jewish Genealogical Society
November 13, 4:00 pm, $5
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Jewish Genealogy 101: The Ganze Mishpokhah (The Whole Family)
Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh and the Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center, register in advance
November 13, 10:30 am, $10 for non-members
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More than Manifests: Immigration and Naturalization Records
Northeast Indiana Jewish Genealogy Society
November 13, 2:00 pm
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Clues in the New York Biographical Index
New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
November 14, 7:30 pm
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