Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Bus Trip to Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City. Reservation deadline:
May 25, 2019.

Highlights: 90 minute docent led tour of exhibit: “Auschwitz, “Not Long Ago, Not Far Away”; Kosher bag lunch. One hour on your own to tour museum, etc.

 Click here for details.


What’s New On Our Site!

Rabbi Shalom Bronstein’s reflections of Congregation Beth Am Israel during the 1940’s to the 1960’s can be found under the menu item “Resources”.The synagogue was originally located in SW Philadelphia.  In 1973, the congregation moved to Penn Valley.

W. Todd Knowles’ Power Point Presentation on “Making the Most of FamilySearch for Jewish Research” can be found by going to the menu item “Archives” and clicking the “Meeting Summaries and Handouts” button.

Check out “An Ongoing History of Beth Emeth-B,nai Yitzhok Congegation” by Al Feldman. The synagogue was located in NE Philadelphia.  You can find this document under the menu item “Resources”


On August 3, 2019, our president, Fred Blum will be speaking on Jewish Genealogy at the Bucks County Genealogical Society.  For more info: bucksgen.org

“A Service to the Jewish Community Award” was given to JGSGP on May 2, 2019 by the B’nai Brith Educators Unit Charter 5290.

For information on the JGSGP Library at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP)Click here

To directly access a list of our holdings at the library, Click here.