Congratulations to our incoming Board Members - they take
office on July 1.
Our first meeting for the
coming year will be on Sunday, September 20, at
B'nai Israel in Rockville.
Non-members wishing to join should go to our
membership page and may pay via PayPal or check.
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
Our meetings have concluded for the first half of
2015. Our fall schedule is being developed and will be posted as it
Sunday, September 20:
B'nai Israel, Rockville
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.
The JGSGW Library will be open by appointment, beginning
September 10, 2014. The Library is located in the Chod Media Center,
B'nai Israel Congregation, 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville.
held a Virtual Genealogy Fair in October. Click
JGSGW members at
IAJGS-2014 Conference, Salt Lake City
(click picture for larger version)
See us on
Robin Meltzer, VP of
Communications, has written an article on Sid Caesar and the
name change at Ellis Island - that never happened. Read it
See Harold McClendon's
regional genealogy event list
for current information on regional conferences.
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.