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The JGSGP sadly announces the passing of our Vice President for Programming, Steve Schecter, suddenly on September 30. Our society will miss the enthusiasm and leadership that he so freely gave us all.

 


SUMMER 2013 CHRONICLES IS NOW AVAILABLE

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Read an article about our president, Fred Blum, run in the Winter 2013 edition of Inside magazine at
http://www.jewishexponent.com/a-top-genealogist-with-true-detective-talent


1940 census link

From Recent Meetings...

Click here for the links that David Mink mentioned in his September 10 presentation of his trip to Poland in July, 2012.
Click here for Stanley Bergman's brochure and his handout on his practical approaches to preserving and recovering many of our family treasures as discussed at the November, 2012 meeting.
Click here for Avraham Groll's presentation about JewishGen.
Click here for Joel Spector's presentation entitled "The Growth of the Russian Jewish Population From Early Historical Data through the 1897 Census".

FUTURE SOCIETY EVENTS

OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS


This year, 30 minutes before each meeting starts, we will have a table with several reference books and some senior members to provide help to folks doing their research. This is designed to be helpful to all but especially helpful to beginners, so please encourage them to attend. We hope to make all our meetings into "BRING A FRIEND" EVENTS.


Save these dates for upcoming meetings:

Monday 5/19 @ 7:30 at Keneseth Israel -- -- Ron Arons, Jewish genealogical author and speaker, "Understanding Our Families, Understanding Ourselves"

Sunday 6/8  @ 1 PM  at Main Line Reform Our 4th annual Genealogy Fair. Click here for more info. Don't know how to start? Just started? Looking for more? Come and join us.

Zhytomir, Ukraine


The 34th
IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
July 27 - August 1, 2014 in Salt Lake City
at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center

Old Folks

SOCIETY NEWS

We now have a Speakers Bureau

To volunteer as a speaker or to request a speaker for your event,  click here and

please contact Stan or Shelda Sandler stanshel(at)msn.com

 

JGSGP Beginner and Intermediate Genealogy Workshops

Interested in attending or sponsoring a workshop for your Congregation or Organization? Send an email to Stan or Shelda Sandler stanshel(at)msn.com with specifics about your request.

 

Genealogy Help in New Jersey

James Gross is at the Cherry Hill Family History Center most Tuesday evenings 6:30 to 9:00.  The FHC is located at 252 E. Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.  Please call ahead to confirm BEFORE visiting at 856-795-8841.

 

Brick Walls Q&A

A new feature! JGSGP members can ask for help from fellow members with their research challenges. Have an issue? Send a message to BrickWallQuestions@jgsgp.org.  Questions will be published quarterly in Chronicles. Answers will be sent only by email.

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the City of Neighborhoods


GREAT BOOK ABOUT JEWISH PHILADELPHIA

The Life and Times of Congregation Kesher Israel

by Harry Boonin

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