September 2019


Welcome to the start of our 2019-20 program year.

Food: A Window on Jewish Life, Culture and Genealogy
Speaker: Joan Nathan
September 22, 1:30-3:30 pm, Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward Street, Newton
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If you plan to be in New York City this fall, check out the events at the Center for Jewish History. The programs include: Kugel and Frijoles: Latino Jews in the United States; Jews on the Upper East Side Walking Tour; The Art of Exile: Paintings by German-Jewish Refugees; and Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey.
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Resources at the Godfrey Memorial Library of Middleton, CT: A Library Dedicated to Genealogical and Family History Research
September 6, 12:00-1:00 pm
New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston
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Researching Your Family History Step by Step
September 9, 6:30-8:45 pm (limited space; registration required)
Newton Free Library, Newton
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They Enable Us to See: Non-Jewish Rescue of Jewish Memory in Poland
Speaker: Leora Tec, JGSGB Member and Director of Bridge to Poland
September 10, 7:00-9:30 pm, $10
The Depot in Lexington Center, Lexington
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Explore Your Ancestry
Speaker: Elizabeth Handler, JGSGB Member
September 17—October 15, Tuesdays 7:00-9:00 pm, $115 (register in advance)
Newton North High School, 457 Walnut Street, Newton
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The Jews of Spain Today
September 26, 7:30 pm
The Vilna Shul, 18 Phillips Street, Boston
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Reasonably Exhaustive Research: The First Criteria for Genealogical Proof
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
September 6, 11 am
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The Home Archivist: Preserving Family Records Like a Pro!
Southern California Genealogical Society webinar, register in advance
September 7, 1 pm
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Research Latin America Genealogical Resources on the Internet
Presenter: Daniel Horowitz
Legacy Family Tree webinar, register in advance
September 18, 2 pm
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East Prussia & Baltic Nations
JewishGen online course, $150 (register in advance)
October 13-November 3
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Save the dates for 2020 conferences!

Roots Tech 2020
February 26-29, 2020, Salt Lake City, UT
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IAJGS 2020 International Conference
August 9-14, 2020, San Diego, CA
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It’s time to join or renew your membership for 2020.
New members who join the Society between September – December will receive membership through December 2020. New Members join here

Renew your membership here

L’Shanna Tova! The Board of the JGSGB wishes you a happy and healthy New Year filled with new discoveries.