You are invited to SIGN UP for expert help at JGSGB’s Research Sunday, January 29, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Consult with experienced researchers, strategists and translators in 20 minute appointments at Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA. You can also use JGSGB’s extensive research collection of books and maps.

“I learned that the person in a photo is my grandfather’s brother.”

“Translating the writing on the back of pictures identified relatives.” 


“I learned how to find census records and get naturalization applications.” 


“I learned how to get a certificate of arrival and how to get a low cost birth certificate from NY.”

“I found the dates of my great grandparents’ deaths.”


Research Sunday is for JGSGB members only. New members may join online or at the door. Membership info:

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston (JGSGB) is dedicated to helping people discover and research their Jewish family history. JGSGB welcomes beginners and has expert members with a broad range of skills in various research techniques who are happy to help others.

Registration is now open for the eight week course “Jewish Genealogy: Discover Your Family History” (

For more information on programs and events, special interest groups, expert help, resources and membership go to

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