Research Sundays

2019-2020 schedule – October 6January 26, and May 3.

Temple Emanuel, Newton, Feldberg Meeting Room, lower level
2:00 – 4:30 pm

Research Sundays are an opportunity to:

  • Get help with using your genealogy software
  • Consult experienced researchers for help with your research questions in 30-minute scheduled appointments
  • Work with a strategist to plan your next steps
  • Get translation help with documents written in various foreign languages in 20-minute scheduled appointments
  • Learn how to read your DNA results or decide if DNA testing is for you
  • Examine our extensive research collection of books and maps on your own or with the guidance of our librarians

These events are for current JGSGB members only.  If you are a current member, click here to LOGINOnce logged in, click on “What would you like to do?” box. Then click on “Current Events”.

You may JOIN or RENEW online, and then register by following the steps above.  The HELP section under the Membership tab has step-by-step instructions for each of these functions.

JGSGB HelpWatch for registration date announcements on this website or in JGSGB’s emails. On-line registration will open approximately one month before the date of Research Sunday. To sign up for email announcements about programs offered by the JGSGB, go to:

We can always use more volunteers to help on Research Sundays.  If you would like to help as an experienced researcher or foreign language translator, please contact izenberg @