We are looking for volunteers to help run the group and for new members. 

Please email Jonathon Podolsky at genealogy@podolsky.cc

Next event:

Finding Your Roots - Jewish Style

What: Appointments with strategists, mentors, and translators

When: Sunday February 4, 2018 1:30-4pm

Where: JCC Springfield - Computer Room

1160 Dickinson St. Springfield, MA 01108 

Are you interested in learning more about your Jewish familial roots? Whether 

you are a beginner, or even a more experienced researcher encountering a 

brick wall, this could be a perfect opportunity to propel your research forward. 

Consult experienced researchers for 20-minute appointments, work with a 

strategist to plan your next steps, get translation help with documents written 

in various foreign languages in 30-minute appointments, or learn more about 

DNA testing and its interpretation. Click here to register. Please register ASAP so we can send you additional information. Alternatively, contact Nina Sitron with any questions at wmjgs2@gmail.com or call (413) 268-2147. Walk-ins can look through our resource materials but are not guaranteed individual consultations. 

COST: Free for JCC and WMJGS members, $10 general public. 


MassLive: Genealogy society plans 'Finding Your Roots - Jewish Style by Anne-Gerard Flynn

Berkshire Jewish Voice: Tracing Our Roots by Albert Stern

Last event was a great success. Thanks to Nolan Altman who spoke on Naming Patterns and the Value of Jewish Cemetery Records.

Jewish genealogy presentation features noted researcher as featured on MassLive.com

We have created a Facebook Group so researchers can post and read messages. www.facebook.com/groups/WMJGS

8 Reasons You Should Consider Joining a Local Genealogical Society: www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_orFUl51U4

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