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
HISTORY AND EDUCATION
June 13, 2018 - Wednesday • 7:00 p.m.
Temple Beth Israel, 1175 E 29th Ave, Eugene Oregon
Program: Hasidic Culture in Eastern Europe
Eliezer Froehlich and Hap Pondel present an overview, followed by details from Northern Lithuania.
Genealogy Help Live - Some of our more advanced researchers will help you break through brick walls.
July, 2018 - Date TBA
September, 2018 - Date TBA
Program: The 10 Most Popular Genealogy Myths
How to convince non-genealogists that these myths are not true.
• Topographic Maps of Eastern Europe
JGSWVO member Hap Ponedel is building a 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.
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
724 NW Davis St.
Portland, Oregon 97209.
Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-5pm; Saturday-Sunday, Noon-5pm; Closed Monday