An invitation is extended to you for Tuesday, January 11th, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Druker Auditorium (first doors on your left as you come into the library from the parking lot.) . Cary Aufseeser, a member of the Board of the Jewish Genealogical Society, will present an Introduction to Jewish Genealogy. Mr. Aufseeser began his own genealogical research in 2002 and has been able to trace some of his family lines back to the Middle Ages.
Points to be covered include:
* What’s Jewish about Jewish Genealogy
* How do you get started researching your roots
* Where do you find the records that give you information about your ancestors
* What are the most important online sites
* Where can you find resources to help you with your research in metro Boston
Everyone is welcome. No reservations are needed. No movie will be shown. There will be handouts. If you are (or want to become) involved in your own family search, you should take advantage of the opportunity offered by this program. Even if, like me, you have found no Jewish ancestors, I would still encourage you to come. I believe you will find much information here that will be extremely relevant to your own journey of discovery.
The following evening, on Wednesday, January 12th, there will be a meeting of the Newton Genealogy Club from 7:00 to 9:00. It will be held in Meeting Room A, which is in the group of rooms directly across from Druker Auditorium. The purpose of the club is to share information on records and approaches for starting or extending participants’ genealogical research. Novices and experienced researchers are both welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring questions from their own research for discussion. Come on in and get acquainted.