Non-members wishing to join should go to our
membership page and may pay via PayPal or check.
Renewing members who wish to pay via PayPal should go directly
to the payment page.
Non-members/visitors are welcome to
attend programs and we hope that you will join the society to receive
all of the other benefits of membership.
- Attend 8-10 monthly meetings in locations throughout the metro area
(VA, MD and D.C.)
- Participation in JGSGW workshops, including FREE
Beginner's Workshops held twice annually.
- Members receive a copy of the “JGSGW Membership Directory & Family
- Members-only use of the JGSGW genealogy library.
- Members receive the JGSGW journal “Mishpacha” four times a year.
- Discounts on JGSGW publications.
- Participation in JGSGW trips, tours, and special events.
Meetings are held monthly in locations throughout the area (VA, MD and
Meeting Calendar 2016-2017
October 9, 2016:
Beth El Hebrew Congregation,
Sunday, November 13, 2016: B'nai Israel,
Sunday, December 4, 2016: B'nai Israel,
Sunday, January 8, 2017: B'nai Israel,
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Sunday, March 5, 2017: B'nai Israel,
Sunday, April 2. 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Guest Attendance Policy: As of January 1, 2014, a
non-member may attend the monthly JGSGW meeting as a Guest for a $5.00
fee payable at the sign-in table. The $5.00 Guest fee may be applied
toward payment of annual JGSGW membership dues if dues are paid at the
same meeting at which the guest fee was paid. JGSGW members requiring
personal assistance at a meeting due to a health condition or disability
may bring someone to assist them free of charge.
Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair, Oct. 26 & 27, 2016:
edition of Capital Collections is now
The JGSGW Library will reopen for the fall on Wednesday,
September 7, 2016 and will be open Wednesdays from 10:30am–3pm by
appointment. We are open 3 PM - 4:30 PM after most JGSGW
meetings at B'nai Israel.
are closed Jewish and Federal holidays.
The Library is located in the Chod Media Center,
B'nai Israel Congregation, 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville.
We have recently renewed our Ancestry
World Edition subscription. Researchers can use it in the JGSGW
Library with the librarian’s assistance or by themselves. We also
renewed our subscription to the Suwalk Lomza Interest Group’s
The Donations page has been updated
to include information on the IRA Charitable Rollover (Qualified
JGSGW members at
IAJGS-2014 Conference, Salt Lake City
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See us on
Many back issues of Mishpacha, our quarterly newsletter, are now
available online. See the Mishpacha page
for more information.
If you are
interested in joining our dynamic team of board members, e-mail
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Society of Greater Washington, Inc.