Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston offers monthly programs, 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.

April 30, 2017
Research Sunday

Consult with the experts for help in furthering your research. Sign-ups are recommended to obtain a 20 minute appointment with a translator, or a 30 minute appointment with an experienced researcher or strategist. We cannot guarantee individual consultations without appointments. No appointment is needed to look through our resources.

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May 7, 2017
Genie Milgrom – From the Spanish Inquisition to the Present (2 lectures)

Born in Cuba to a Catholic family, Genie Milgrom has brilliantly traced her maternal lineage back 600 years to the Jews of pre-Inquisition Portugal and Spain. In her first talk, she will present her amazing personal journey to uncover her Jewish origins. In her second talk, she will describe the Catholic, notarial and Inquisition records that led to her discovery and ultimately persuaded Rabbinic authorities to recognize her Jewish identity.

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