October 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. For more info and to register


Library Day – October 23, 2022 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm EDT at Temple Emanuel Library Day is free for members and guests!
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Sounds Like Family: The Oral Tradition in Researching Family History
Massachusetts Genealogical Council presentation, register in advance
September 29, 7:00 pm
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Jews in the Gilded Age: The Leonard L. Milberg Symposium in honor of Harold T. Shapiro – Live Event
American Jewish Historical Society
October 2, 10:00 am
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The Lost Family: How DNA Testing is Upending Who We Are
Heinz History Center, register in advance
October 6, 7:00 pm, $5
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Get Ready for Veterans Day: Tips and Tools to Explore Military History and Make Family Connections
Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland, register in advance
October 12, 7 pm
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Shtetls: A Unique Jewish Phenomenon
The Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors lecture, register in advance
October 12, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM, $15
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Archival Research in the Former USSR: The Situation Before and After February 2022 (in person)
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
October 18, 12:30 pm
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My Czech Roots
Israel Genealogy Research Association, register in advance
October 23, 12:00 pm (noon) EDT
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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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