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Past Programs

Current Programs

Non-members/Visitors are welcome to attend programs for a $5.00 fee. If a guest joins the Society the fee will be applied toward the membership dues. Programs generally start at 1:30 PM - see exact time for each meeting, below. Doors open a half-hour earlier. Meetings start with JGSGW business, introductions of new members, and then the guest speaker.

Workshops are open to JGSGW members only. Non-members may join on the day of the workshop unless advance registration is required.

Sunday, February 12, 2017, Beth El, Alexandria
Sunday, March 5, 2017:
B'nai Israel, Rockville, MD
Sunday, April 2. 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017: Temple Beth Ami, Rockville
Sunday, June 11, 2017: B'nai Israel


 Inclement weather policy: if the synagogue (or other venue) is closed, our meeting will not be held.



Sunday, February 12, 2017
Location:   Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Alexandria
Workshop: Beginner's Workshop (members only)
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  Do you need some help in finding your ancestral home and family? On Feb 12 , there will be a Beginners workshop of 5 experts to help you on your way. The format is arranged for personal contacts in small groups.  

The workshop sessions will cover "Getting Started” - An Overall View, Online Resources, DNA, JGSGW library resources, and Local and National resources.

If not already a member, you may join at any time before Feb 7.

Register as soon as possible. Membership information is available at: http://www.jgsgw.org/membership.html. 
Registration is limited to 20 and needs to be done in advance. To register via email, click here: Register by Feb 7. There is no charge for this workshop but you must be a member of JGSGW to take advantage of this opportunity.



Sunday, March 5, 2017
Location:   B'nai Israel, Rockville, MD - Fanaroff Hall

Dr. Caroline Friedman: The type of historical resources that are available and how to use them.



Sunday, April 2, 2017



Sunday, May 7, 2017
Location:   Temple Beth Ami, Rockville



Sunday, June 11, 2017
Location:   B'nai Israel, Rockville, MD - Fanaroff Hall




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