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.
- Participation in JGSGW workshops.
- Members receive a copy of the “JGSGW Membership Directory & Family
- Members receive the JGSGW journal “Mishpacha” four times a year.
- Discounts on JGSGW publications.
- Participation in JGSGW trips and tours.
- Use of the JGSGW genealogy library is open to members.
Meetings are held monthly in locations throughout the area (VA, MD and
Sunday, May 4, 2014
- Jewish Community Center of
Sunday, May 18, 2014 -
B'nai Israel, Rockville, MD
Thursday, May 22, 2014: Library of
Sunday, June 8, 2014 -
Potomac Community Center,
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 Wednesdays 11-3 by appointment. Contact
for an appointment. The Library is located in the Chod Media Center,
B'nai Israel Congregation, 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville.
The Library will
also be open on Sunday, May 4, 2014.
JGSGW members at
IAJGS-2013 Conference, Boston
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Robin Meltzer, VP of
Communications, has written an article on Sid Caesar and the
name change at Ellis Island - that never happened. Read it
The regional conferences page
was updated with dates for conferences in Spring 2013. These conferences are annual
events, and future conferences are usually held in the same general
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.