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.

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JGSGB announces​ upcoming programs for 2016-2017.


Getting the Most Out of (9/25)
Cemetery and Burial Records Research (10/16)
From Italy to Lithuania: Tracing Family Migration using DNA and a spotlight on Iraqi Jewish Artifacts discovered during the War in Iraq (11/13)
Russian Life (2/5)
US Holocaust Museum (4/23)
Converso Genealogy (5/7)
Lithuanian Research (6/11)

Glenn DynnerOn November 20, the 10th Annual Lecture on Jewish Genealogy co-sponsored with Hebrew College will feature author Glenn Dynner​, "Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor and Life in Eastern Europe."

More programs are being planned. For more details and updates on programs, see Special Events sign up for the monthly E-Newsletter here.