JGSGB member Marilyn Okonow will present an Introduction to Jewish Genealogy at 10:15 am. Visit us at the JGSGB booth.
December 7 at Congregation Mishkan Tefila, Chestnut Hill, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
$36 advance, $54 at door
The Legacy of Jan Karski
Meeting of American Association of Polish-Jewish Studies
Speakers: Prof. Richard Pipes, filmmaker Waldemar Piasecki, Prof. Michal Szporer
December 7 at Harvard Hillel, 2:00 pm
Soviet Jewry: Then and Now
Panel discussion on recent history and current situation of Russian Jews, with JGSGB-member Alan Shuchat speaking on “Connecting to Your Jewish Past” (via genealogy)
December 9 at Newton Free Library, 7:00 pm
JGSGB 8-Week Course: Foundations of Jewish Genealogical Research
A comprehensive introductory course on how to research your Jewish family history.
Starts February 18, meets eight Wednesday evenings at Hebrew College, 7-9 pm, $250.
Registration is open – Enroll
Boston University Online Courses in Genealogical Research
Genealogical Essentials – for genealogy enthusiasts, 4 weeks, $775.
Certificate in Genealogical Research, rigorous 15 week course, $2,695.
Webinar with program information December 2, 12 – 1 pm. More info
Courses begin January 20; Enrollment deadline December 18. More info
JewishGen Online Courses
Beginning Jewish Genealogy in the U.S., January 16 – February 10, $100
Advanced JewishGen, January 1 – 30, $100
Basic 1-Search Strategies on JewishGen, January 2 – 16, $18
Membership renewals for 2015 are now underway. Please respond to our email invitation to rejoin and spare our volunteers the work of sending you a letter by regular post. If you have an item for the next newsletter, please submit it by December 15 to newsletter @ jgsgb.org