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Temple Emanuel

385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459 United States
617-558-8100http://www.templeemanuel.com/

Parking

Please note that the police are very stictly enforcing parking regulations around Temple Emanuel. If you do not find a place in the small lot behind the left side of the building, you should park on the street, very carefully observing the following regulations:

  • Do not park within 5 feet of a driveway.
  • Do not park within 20 feet of a corner.
  • Observe all posted signs.
  • Do not park inappropriately in marked handicapped spaces.

Upcoming Events

October 2014

Tammy Hepps – Ten Things I Learned about My Family from My Couch

October 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Speaker: Tammy Hepps New to genealogy and short on time?  You can make amazing discoveries using online resources!  These true research examples, all taken from Jewish immigrant families, demonstrate the breadth of materials available, especially Jewish-focused web sites, and suggest next steps for when you have time to go deeper.  A number of Jewish-specific research techniques will be discussed to help you overcome the unique challenges of our ancestry. The handout for the talk can be found here. Tammy A.…

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November 2014

New: Research Sundays

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Examine our extensive research collection of books and maps. Consult experienced researchers for help with your research questions. For JGSGB members only. During months when the JGSGB is not holding its regular meetings at Temple Emanuel, where our extensive collection of books and maps is stored, we will offer special, member-only sessions called Research Sundays. Not only will our full collection of research materials be available, but experienced researchers will be on hand to help members with their research questions.…

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December 2014

Sharon Pucker Rivo – Jews in Focus: Film Clips from Eastern and Central Europe between the Wars

December 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Speaker: Sharon Pucker Rivo Sharon Pucker Rivo, Executive Director and Co-Founder of The National Center for Jewish Film, has been a leading force in the field of Jewish film and culture for more than three decades through her work as a curator, programmer, archivist, film distributor, film and television producer, and academic. Established in 1976, The National Center for Jewish Film is a unique, independent, nonprofit film archive, distributor, and exhibitor, located on the campus of Brandeis University. Under Rivo’s…

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February 2015

Plucking Stories from the Family Tree and Scrivener Software, a Tool for Writing Your Family History

February 22, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Plucking Stories from the Family Tree Speaker: Suzette Martinez Standring Stories of adventure, courage, or quirkiness make ancestors come alive, and help us to understand much about ourselves. Also, a written remembrance to family and friends can be a unique gift. A one-page written snapshot preserves a milestone, or experiences from a different era, or details of a special person as a lasting treasure. Where to start? Syndicated columnist Suzette Martinez Standring will share how to create stories that linger…

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March 2015

Allan Jordan – Finding Family History in Probate Records

March 15, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Schelly Talalay Dardashti – Jewish Genealogy’s Other Side: Sephardic Research

April 12, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Speaker: Schelly Talalay Dardashti Journalist Schelly Talalay Dardashti is a genealogist, international speaker and instructor. She is the US Genealogy Advisor for MyHeritage.com, and editor and contributor to the MyHeritage blog. Her noted articles have appeared in Avotaynu, NGS Quarterly, The Forward, Hadassah, JTA, and other media. The former Jerusalem Post genealogy columnist (“It’s All Relative,” 1999-2005) is an award-winning pioneer Jewish genealogy blogger (Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog; since 2006), and contributed the Jewish genealogy chapter to…

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Buffet Lunch

April 12, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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

Speaker: Schelly Talalay Dardashti Journalist Schelly Talalay Dardashti is a genealogist, international speaker and instructor. She is the US Genealogy Advisor for MyHeritage.com, and editor and contributor to the MyHeritage blog. Her noted articles have appeared in Avotaynu, NGS Quarterly, The Forward, Hadassah, JTA, and other media. The former Jerusalem Post genealogy columnist (“It’s All Relative,” 1999-2005) is an award-winning pioneer Jewish genealogy blogger (Tracing the Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog; since 2006), and contributed the Jewish genealogy chapter to…

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