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Hebrew College

160 Herrick Road
Newton Centre, MA United States

Upcoming Events

October 2015

Steve Morse – Two Lectures: One-Step Webpages and A Case Study

October 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join us for a special double program with Steve Morse, the man who created the “One-Step” research tool that gives novice and experienced genealogists the key to Ellis Island and Castle Garden databases and much more. Morning lecture at 11 AM One-Step Webpages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools Steve Morse initially created the “One-Step” website as an aid for finding passengers in the Ellis Island database.  He later expanded it to search the 1930 Census. He has continued to…

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November 2015

Annual Lecture: The Scroll and the Cross: Jewish Genealogy in Latin America – Ilan Stavans

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Our 9th Annual Lecture on Jewish Genealogy, co-sponsored by Hebrew College and the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston. With a population of close to half a million, the Jews of Latin America are a microcosm of parallel diasporas. A portion dates back to the colonial period and is defined by a converso identity, another traces its roots to the Pale of Settlement, and yet another one is linked to the Ottoman Empire. These disparate family trees result in a…

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March 2016

JGSGB Genealogy Course at Hebrew College: Foundations of Jewish Genealogical Research (registration required)

March 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston will be offering its award-winning, intensive introductory course on Jewish Genealogy for the 8th year starting Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  The course is designed to provide serious adult students with the skills and knowledge to research their Jewish family origins. It is taught at Hebrew College in Newton  by experts from the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston. The course includes relevant world history and geography, research methodology and strategies, and guidance in…

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