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October 2014

Ten Things I Learned about My Family from My Couch

October 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Temple Emanuel,
385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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Speaker: Tammy Hepps   Spotlight Talk*: The Indian Baghdadi Jewish community Speaker – Sam Shamoon Sam Shammon was born in Bombay, India. *Spotlight talk is a short talk that follows the main lecture Research Help 12:30 pm – come early to join the following discussion groups: Ask the Experts – for help with U.S. research Bessarabia Special Interest Group Litvak-Baltic Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) Poland Special Interest Group 3:30 pm – meet with the new Belarus…

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November 2014

The Genetic History of the Jewish People

November 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hebrew College,
160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA United States
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Our 8th Annual Lecture on Jewish Genealogy, co-sponsored by JGSGB & Hebrew College. Speaker: Dr. Harry Ostrer Dr. Harry Ostrer is Professor of Pathology, Genetics and Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NYC, and is the author of Legacy, A Genetic History of the Jewish People (2012).

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Ron Arons Presents 2 Lectures

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cong. Beth El-Atereth Israel,
561 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA United States
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What’s in a Name? Trouble 11:00am – 12:30pm Optional Buffet Lunch 12:30-1:30pm Nifty Technologies for Genealogical Research Analysis 1:30pm – 4:30pm    

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December 2014

Jews in Focus: Film Clips from Eastern and Central Europe between the Wars

December 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Temple Emanuel,
385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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Speaker: Sharon Pucker Rivo Sharon Pucker Rivo is the Executive Director of The National Center for Jewish Film. Spotlight Talk*: I’m Not Polish: My Discovery of Identity Speaker: Leora Tec *Spotlight talk is a short talk that follows the main lecture Research Help 12:30 pm – come early to join the following discussion groups: Ask the Experts – for help with U.S. research Bessarabia Special Interest Group Litvak-Baltic Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) Poland Special Interest Group…

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January 2015

Adam Brown- “The Promise of Collaborative Genealogy- Will It Deliver?”

January 11, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cong. Beth El-Atereth Israel,
561 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA United States
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Panel includes Meredith Hoffman and Jay Sage Spotlight Talk* Speaker: Michael Marx about discovering his roots on a trip to Germany *Spotlight talk is a short talk that follows the main lecture Research Help 12:30 pm – come early to join the following discussion groups: Ask the Experts – for help with U.S. research Bessarabia Special Interest Group Litvak-Baltic Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) Poland Special Interest Group 3:30 pm – meet with the new Belarus Special…

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February 2015

Writing One’s Memoirs & Family Stories and Scrivener Software, a Tool for Writing Your Family History

February 22, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Temple Emanuel,
385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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Speaker: Suzette Martinez Standring- “Writing One’s Memoirs & Family Stories” Speaker: Julie Michutka- “Scrivener Software, a Tool for Writing Your Family History” Research Help 12:30 pm – come early to join the following discussion groups: Ask the Experts – for help with U.S. research Bessarabia Special Interest Group Litvak-Baltic Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) Poland Special Interest Group 3:30 pm – meet with the new Belarus Special Interest Group Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members.…

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March 2015

Finding Family History in Probate Records

March 15, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Temple Emanuel,
385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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Speaker: Allan Jordan Research Help 12:30 pm – come early to join the following discussion groups: Ask the Experts – for help with U.S. research Bessarabia Special Interest Group Litvak-Baltic Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) Poland Special Interest Group 3:30 pm – meet with the new Belarus Special Interest Group Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.

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April 2015

Jewish Genealogy’s Other Side: Sephardic Research

April 12, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Temple Emanuel,
385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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Speaker: Schelly Talalay Dardashti Research Help 12:30 pm – come early to join the following discussion groups: Ask the Experts – for help with U.S. research Bessarabia Special Interest Group Litvak-Baltic Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) Poland Special Interest Group 3:30 pm – meet with the new Belarus Special Interest Group Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.

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Buffet Lunch

April 12, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Temple Emanuel,
385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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Optional between morning and afternoon talks

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Belarus Research and My Sephardic Roots

April 12, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Temple Emanuel,
385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
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  Research Help 12:30 pm – come early to join the following discussion groups: Ask the Experts – for help with U.S. research Bessarabia Special Interest Group Litvak-Baltic Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) Poland Special Interest Group 3:30 pm – meet with the new Belarus Special Interest Group Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.

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May 2015

Jewish Life in Lithuania Before the War

May 17, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cong. Beth El-Atereth Israel,
561 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA United States
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Speaker: Ellen Cassedy Research Help 12:30 pm – come early to join the following discussion groups: Ask the Experts – for help with U.S. research Bessarabia Special Interest Group Litvak-Baltic Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) Poland Special Interest Group 3:30 pm – meet with the new Belarus Special Interest Group Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.

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June 2015

Annual Meeting and Clued-In: Case Studies from Sherlock Cohn, The Photo Genealogist

June 7, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Gann Academy,
333 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02452 United States
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Speaker: Ava (Sherlock) Cohn Annual Meeting Research Help 12:30 pm – come early to join the following discussion groups: Ask the Experts – for help with U.S. research Bessarabia Special Interest Group Litvak-Baltic Special Interest Group (covers Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia) Poland Special Interest Group 3:30 pm – meet with the new Belarus Special Interest Group Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.

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