Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston is dedicated to helping people discover and research their Jewish family history. We offer monthly speakers, special interest groups, individual help with research and a comprehensive beginner’s course. We have an extensive collection of research materials and publish an award-winning journal, Mass-Pocha.

December 11: Jewish Dress and Cultural History:
What You Can Learn From Grandma’s Photos

Eric Silverman Eric Silverman will discuss how something as mundane as clothing can help illustrate the complex social worlds in which Jews have always lived.Eric Silverman

Prof. Silverman is a professor at Wheelock College, covering Jewish history and the American Jewish experience.