FOUNDED 1998

Dedicated to enhancing knowledge of those who came before us,
enabling those who follow to enjoy and learn from our discoveries



Our meetings are open to everyone. You are welcome to ask genealogy research questions, report success stories, and show old photos, reference books and family heirlooms. JGSWVO members can borrow books and newsletters from our library and list family names and towns on our website.

JGSWVO is a member of International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies


PROGRAMS

All meetings for the remainder of 2020 will be via Zoom, Thursday nights at 7 PM.

October 15 - “Jewish Spain: A travelog” - presented by Pam Endzweig and Karen Hamilton

November 12 “Breaking through Brick Walls with Newspapers.com” - presented by Larry Gorchow

December 17 - Program TBA


Email for more information about JGSWVO
• Become a JGSWVO member
Mail memberships and renewals to: Michael Sussman, 308 Hunington Ave. Eugene, OR 97405

LET NO HOLOCAUST VICTIM BE FORGOTTEN

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Willamette Valley Oregon is working with YAD VASHEM, The Holocaust Martyrs’ & Heroes’ Remembrance Authority, to help identify and remember every possible victim of the Holocaust. More information...

Topographic Maps of Eastern Europe
JGSWVO member Hap Ponedel is building a comprehensive website with the primary goal of gathering the widest possible variety of historical maps for Jewish genealogists and researchers interested in the Jews of Eastern Europe. Maps from libraries around the world, as well as online sources, are offered along with links to Jewish encyclopedias to create a historical atlas. Check in periodically, as maps and links are continuously added.


HISTORY AND EDUCATION
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
724 NW Davis St.
Portland, Oregon 97209.
Sunday - Wednesday:Closed
Thursday - Saturday 11-3
Information: 503.226.3600 or email info@ojmche.org



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