October 2014

JGSGB Programs:

October 26  at Temple Emanuel, Newton, 1:30 pm      

Ten Things I Learned About My Family From My Couch
Speaker: Tammy Hepps

Followed by Spotlight Talk on The Indian Bahgdadi Jewish Community
Speaker: Sam Shamoon
Small Group Meetings:  

12:30 – 1:30 pm:
Ask the Experts (on U.S. research)
Bessarabia Special Interest Group
Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia)
Special Interest Group
4:00 – 5:00 pm:
Belarus Special Interest Group

November 2 at Hebrew College, Newton, 3:00 pm

8th Annual Lecture on Jewish Genealogy co-sponsored by Hebrew College
The Genetic History of the Jewish People
Speaker: Dr. Harry Ostrer
More info

Other Events:

October 27 at Congregation Agudas Achim, Attleboro, 7:00 pm

JGSGB Speakers Bureau presents

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
Speaker: Jay Sage
Free, open to the public
(Contact us to arrange a similar event for your community.)

Online Lectures & Courses:

October 3 at 2 pm

Overcoming Destroyed or Missing Records
Legacy Family Tree Webinars, Free, Live
Speaker:  Karen Clifford
More info

October 28 to 30  

National Archives 2014 Virtual Genealogy Fair
Live broadcasts, experts from NARA & USCIS.  
More info 

The JGSGB wishes you a happy, healthy and genealogically prosperous New Year! The full schedule of JGSGB monthly programs for 2014-15 is now available, though many of the program descriptions will be added later.

Shana Tova,
Heidi Urich
President, JGSGB