Tuesday, August 7, 2012

JGS of Phoenix upcoming meetings and events

 Posted By: Jeanette Silverman
Our schedule for this upcoming year is set!  Please visit our Website for the latest information:
2012 - 2013  Schedule (updated July 31, 2012)
The Phoenix Jewish Genealogy Society holds monthly Sunday afternoon Open-Houses during which we begin with a brief refresher on a particular resource or method of research.  Following that, experienced researchers are available to give individual assistance.  All Sunday afternoon workshops/refreshers meet at Beth El Congregation from 1-3 PM  in the computer lab (enter through the Schurgin Center door in the rear of the main building at Beth El. Participation in any (OR ALL) workshops/refreshers is free to members, $5 for non-members (which includes membership). Our open house Sundays begin with a Research Review and Refresher - each month we feature a review of research techniques or materials. Bring your lap-top (we have wi-fi) or use one of our internet-connected computers.  During the Sunday meetings, we are on-line for those members who cannot join us on-site.  There will be plenty of people on-hand to assist with research questions.

Sunday Meeting dates 
1-3 PM at Beth El 1118 W Glendale Ave, Phoenix 85021

August 26, Sept 30, Oct 28, Nov 18, Dec 16, Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 17, Apr 21, May 19

Exploring the 1940 Census: join Emily Garber and Janette Silverman on Tuesday, September 4  at 7 PM at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society - Cutler-Plotkin Heritage Center 122 E. Culver Street, Phoenix, AZ  85004 to RSVP call 602-241-7870 or email here
 
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND in 2012:
Genealogy 101 -- Beginning genealogy classes – and Cyber-Genealogy if you ever wanted to know how to research your family tree, learn about different formats for maintaining your tree, the questions to ask and who to ask, and how to understand the available resources - records, photographs and other data, please consider joining us.Cyber-Genealogy teaches you how to use a variety of internet tools to help you in your research.

Are you interested in learning about your ancestors?  Researching your family history is not as hard as you think! It just takes time, patience,and persistence. Join us and learn how to create a Family Tree and find out who your ancestors were. The classes will be held at Beth El on Glendale Ave in Phoenix

Cyber-Genealogy:
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:45 PM November 7, 14 & 28, 2012 - so, you've started your family tree and want to take advantage of internet resources but don't know where to begin (or how).  This workshop will guide you through using some of the more popular internet research tools and give you some tips on finding others.

Genealogy 101
Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:45 PM January 16, 23 and 30 - learn how to start your own family tree and how to maintain it

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Janette Silverman CJE, RJE
Director of Education and Youth Programming
Beth El Congregation
1118 W Glendale Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021-8698

Bethel Phoenix
Bethel Phoenix Youth

602-944-3359
ext 123
fax 602-944-3565

1 comment:

  1. One of the first trees I helped someone start was a woman who was trying to prove her Jewish lineage for her Rabbi. I was able to locate a Census record for a maternal grandparent who came from Russia, it listed the grandparents religion as Jewish. That was all she needed for her Rabbi to admit her. If you have questions drop by and drop me a message. http://fiverr.com/tn5rr2012

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