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Gann Academy

333 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452 United States
781 642-6800 http://www.gannacademy.org/

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April 2018

JGSGB’S Celebration36!

April 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Gann Academy, 333 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452 United States
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Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston Presents Celebration36 From Double Chai to Double Helix April 22, 2018 8:30-4:00 Gann Academy 333 Forest Street Waltham, MA   Morning Speakers CeCe Moore Applying DNA to Your Genealogical Research Libby Copeland A Secret in the Blood: How DNA Testing is Changing Notions of Family, Ethnicity and Identity Libby Copeland is an investigative journalist whose Washington Post article, “Who Was She? A DNA Test Only Opened New Mysteries,” describes the unexpected twists Alice Collins…

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May 2018

Two-part Program: Joshua Mendes – From Spain to Amsterdam and Beyond: The World of Western Sephardim and Cary Aufseeser – Sephardic DNA Links Jews to Mexicans

May 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Gann Academy, 333 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452 United States
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Mention the word "Sephardim" and the rich traditions of North Africa or the Mideast come to mind. But another group of Sephardim voyaged westward -- to Amsterdam, England, France, and the New World, and played important roles in their new homelands. Learn about these fascinating people, their contributions and the communities that still exist today. Joshua Mendes is a former journalist (with Fortune and CNN) and investment analyst, now engaged in developing his own website ideas. He is also a…

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