Announcement: JGS of Long Island

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island  will present its 21st annual family history workshop

Jewish Genealogy 101: Four Hours+ to Your Family Roots
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 from 12:30 to 5 p.m.

Mid-Island Y-JCC
45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY
Click here for directions. 

Seating is limited. To assure a reservation, please register as soon as possible. Registrations postmarked by Saturday, Oct. 29: $45* ($15 for an additional family member)

Postmarked after Oct. 29 or at the door: $55* ($15 for an additional family member) 

*Fees include 2012 annual dues.

Attendees receive a copy of the workshop manual**,  "Jewish Genealogy 101." A light lunch -- bagels and 
spreads, coffee and cake -- is served. 

Expert instruction on the sources and strategies essential  for Jewish genealogical research....
  • interviewing relatives
  • identifying ancestral towns
  • Holocaust research
  • using censuses, city directories, ship's manifests, 
  • naturalizations, vital records, and other U.S. sources 
  • European records
  • computer and Internet resources

Recommended both for beginners and for family historians who want to brush up or expand their skills.

To register, please visit
Please mark your calendar also for these upcoming 

Sunday, Oct. 30, 2:00 p.m. 
"Who Do You Think You Are, Roger Tilles?"
Plainview Old Bethpage Public Library
999 Old Country Road, Plainview

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2:00 p.m.
"Mapping Madness" - Ron Arons
Mid-Island JCC
45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview

Future Events
  • Sunday, Dec. 18 - Rafael Guber
  • Sunday, Jan. 22 - "Breaking Down Brick Walls"
  • Sunday, Feb. 26 - Professor Stan Pugliese
  • Sunday, March 25 - Terryn Barill Tower
  • Sunday, April 22 - Gary Mokotoff
  • Sunday, May 20 - Steve Morse
  • Sunday, June 24 - Phyllis Kramer

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