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SPRING AND SUMMER 2016 CHRONICLES ARE NOW AVAILABLE

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Read an article about our president, Fred Blum, run in the Winter 2013 edition of Inside magazine at
http://www.jewishexponent.com/a-top-genealogist-with-true-detective-talent


Bus Trip to the Agricultural Communities of South Jersey

Sign up for our bus trip to the Jewish Agricultural Settlements in South Jersey on Sunday, June 11, leaving at 9:30 AM and returning about 4:00 PM.

For further information, click here. There are two ways of registering: Print off the flyer fill it in and mail it to Bernie Cedar, 3005 Chapel Ave W, Apt 6N, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002  along with a check, OR you can register through PayPal by selecting the number of seats you wish to reserve in the pulldown below and click on Pay Now.

Be sure that you fill in all information requested by PayPal. You DO NOT need to have a PayPal account, just select "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" on the first screen.

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You can reach Bernie by phone at 856-482-1853 or by email at bernardcedar@yahoo.com.

1940 census link

From Recent Meetings...

Click here for Joel Spector's presentation entitled "The Growth of the Russian Jewish Population From Early Historical Data through the 1897 Census".
Click here for Alan Jordan's notes on probate, records, and wills from his talk in November, 2014.

Links From Recent Chronicles...

Click here for ZACHOR – Memories of the Jews of Bialystok by Mark Halpern from Winter 2014 CHRONICLES


FUTURE SOCIETY EVENTS

OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS


Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Main Line Reform Temple

Speaker: Pastor Heidi Neumark, Lutheran minister and author is a graduate of Brown University and Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. She is the pastor of the multicultural, bilingual Trinity Lutheran Church on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Her first book, "Breathing Space: A Spiritual Journey in the South Bronx," tells of her strong passion for social justice, which kept her in the South Bronx where she served congregations for twenty years. In her book "Hidden Inheritance: Family Secrets, Memory and Faith," Neumark tells of her discovery of her previously unknown German-Jewish ancestry and successive family loss and trauma through the Holocaust, as well as anti-Semitism in the Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Topic: Hidden Inheritance: Family Secrets, Memory and Faith

“I’m a Lutheran pastor, but I’m not the same one I was six years ago.” says Heidi Neumark “That’s when our daughter was up late Googling family names and called out: 'Mom! Do you know you’re from a prominent Jewish family and your grandfather died in a concentration camp? It’s on Wikipedia!' ” Within months, that Wikipedia footnote sent Neumark on a personal journey across the globe to search for her family roots – taking her from Germany to the Czech Republic, to Brazil and eventually to a Passover Seder in Los Angeles with newly found cousins. Uncovering their family secrets challenged her personally and theologically, as she confronted Lutheran anti-Judaism and German anti-Semitism.

37th IAJGS International Conference
on Jewish Genealogy will be

July 23-28, 2017 at
Walt Disney World Swan Resort
Orlando, Florida

Click the logo above to link to their website.

Brooklyn Bridge 1905

Brooklyn Bridge 1905

Zhytomir, Ukraine

Atlantic City, 1904

New York City

New York City, 1913

The JGSGP sadly announces the passing of our Vice President for Programming, trong>Steve Schecter, suddenly on September 30, 2013. Our society will miss the enthusiasm and leadership that he so freely gave us all.

 

Leonard Markowitz, past president of the JGSGP, passed away on September 29, 2014. Len was instrumental in leading our genealogy society early on when we were very small. He was very knowledgeable and was an effective people-person when he served as President of our genealogy society. He was the husband of the late Sonya, father of Larry Markowitz and Lynn (Alan) Pechinski.

SOCIETY NEWS

We now have a Speakers Bureau

To volunteer as a speaker or to request a speaker for your event,  click here and

please contact Stan or Shelda Sandler stanshel(at)msn.com

 

JGSGP Beginner and Intermediate Genealogy Workshops

Interested in attending or sponsoring a workshop for your Congregation or Organization? Send an email to Stan or Shelda Sandler stanshel(at)msn.com with specifics about your request.

 

Genealogy Help in New Jersey

James Gross is at the Cherry Hill Family History Center most Tuesday evenings 6:30 to 9:00.  The FHC is located at 252 E. Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.  Please call ahead to confirm BEFORE visiting at 856-795-8841.

 

Brick Walls Q&A

A new feature! JGSGP members can ask for help from fellow members with their research challenges. Have an issue? Send a message to BrickWallQuestions@jgsgp.org.  Questions may be published in our quarterly journal Chronicles. Answers will be sent to the question originator only by email.

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