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Basics And Beyond Workshop (preregistration required)

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 02:00pm - 06:00pm



Intended for everyone -- both novices and experienced researchers interested in Jewish genealogy, this full-afternoon program, to be held at the JCC in Manhattan, features workshops led by experienced genealogists in two simultaneous tracks: a fundamentals track for beginners and those wishing to review the basics; and a track on special subjects for more advanced researchers.

Track 1 Family Research Fundamentals 3 sessions
  • Getting started: Finding and interpreting census and vital records
  • Discovering immigration and naturalization records
  •, the online home of Jewish genealogy
Track 2 Special Subjects 3 sessions
  • Interpreting autosomal DNA testing for genealogy
  • Tracing the history and genealogy of NYC buildings
  • What's new in resources for researching Central and Eastern Europe


Register at the JCC Manhattan website (click here) or phone the JCC Registration Desk, 646.505.5708 and provide the following code – JGS2017 – in order to receive the JGS member discount.

Location : JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave.
New York
Admission: $18 for JGS members or JCC members, $25 nonmembers