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Free Podcast Lectures from the JGS!

At most monthly meetings, JGS presents a lecture given by notable people from the Jewish genealogy community. We are pleased to present selected lectures from 2009 to the present.

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DNA.Land and Genetic Genealogy: A Path for "Tikkun Olam" by Citizen ScientistsDr. Yaniv Erlich2016-09-18
One Foot in America: The Jewish Emigrants of the Red Star Line and Eugeen Van MieghemErwin Joos2009-10-18
The Morgenthau Exhibition: A Family Historian Confronts The Twentieth CenturyKaren Franklin2009-11-15
The Lost Synagogues of BrooklynEllen Levitt2009-12-20
Polish Records: What They Contain, Where They Are, and How to Get ThemHadassah Lipsius2010-01-17
Treasure Hunt at the Division of Old RecordsJoseph Van Nostrand2010-02-23
Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into A Family SecretSteve Luxenberg2010-03-21
Suddenly JewishRoma Baran2010-04-18
The JDC Archives: Resources for GenealogistsLinda Levi2010-05-16
Naturalization: Where are the Documents?Phyllis Kramer2010-06-13
Memories of Ancestral HomesPanel Discussion2010-09-21
American Passage: The History of Ellis IslandVincent Cannato2010-11-21
Jewish Geography and DNA: A Player's GuideJudy Simon2011-01-16
Two Cents Plain: My Brooklyn ChildhoodMartin Lemelman2011-02-20
A Capital ConferenceMarlene Bishow2011-03-06
Researching Israeli Genealogical Resouces in Your JammiesDaniel Horowitz2011-04-10
Methods from the Mavens: Researching Galicia, Hungary & LithuaniaPanel Discussion2011-05-22
The Tree of LifeAllessandro Cassin2011-06-12
Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of DreamsCharles King2011-11-20
Genealogical Implications of Chasidic AncestryRafi Guber2011-12-25
Researching and Restitution in the Austrian State ArchivesHubert Steiner2012-01-15
What They Saved: Pieces of a Jewish PastNancy Miller2012-02-19
We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian HolocaustEllen Cassedy2012-03-05
The Museum at Eldridge Street: TourBarry Feldman2012-04-15
The Museum at Eldridge Street: ProgramBenjamin Feldman2012-04-15
Jewish Chocolate Radar Through the GenerationsRabbi Deborah Prinz2012-05-10
What, Where and How to Search for Displaced PersonsValery Bazarov2012-06-06
Getting the Most Out of JewishGenPhyllis Kramer2012-10-21
Food As A Door to Your Jewish GenealogyGil Marks2012-12-25
Finding Living Relatives On The InternetRon Arons2013-01-20
Legacy: A Genetic History of The Jewish PeopleHarry Ostrer2013-02-17
From DNA to Genetic Genealogy: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to AskSteve Morse2013-04-28
Against the OddsKaren Franklin2013-06-02
Art and IdentityDavid M. Kleiman2013-09-15
Beyond the TreeTammy Hepps2013-10-23
JGS 36th Anniversary CelebrationNeil Rosenstein2013-10-23
A Box of Photos Tells No TalesPeter Savigny2013-11-17
Lower East Side ConservancyMichael Pertain2014-04-27
Bialystoker SynagogueRabbi Zvi Rom2014-04-27
Finding Granddad's WarJeff Badger2014-09-21
No One Remembers AlonePatricia Klindienst2014-11-23
Ask the ExpertsPanel Discussion2014-12-21
The Ethical GenealogistJudy Russell2015-01-26
Genealogical Resources at the Jewish Theological SeminaryJanette Silverman2015-02-15
Understanding Our Families, Understanding OurselvesRon Arons2015-03-22
Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left BehindSarah Wildman2015-04-19
Holly Golightly Was a Nice Jewish Girl: Our Ancestors ReinventedPamela Weisberger2015-05-17
Jews, Liquor, and Life in Eastern EuropeGlenn Dynner2015-06-14
Stanton Street Shul TourElissa Sampson2015-09-20
From the Steppes to the Pampas: The Migration of Eastern European Jews to South AmericaVictor Armony2015-10-11
Three Minutes in PolandGlenn Kurtz2015-11-15
Knish: In Search Of Jewish Soul FoodLaura Silver2015-12-20
From The Spanish Inquisition To The Present: A Search For Jewish RootsGenie Milgrom2016-02-21
What's New on JewishGenWarren Blatt2009-06-14
"Yikhes": Researching Your Roots in the Dorot Jewish Division, New York Public LibraryAmanda Seigel2016-03-13
Forgetting Fathers: Untold Stories from an Orphaned PastDavid Marshall2016-04-17
Leo Baeck Institute Family History Success StoriesKaren Franklin, Michael Simonson, Moriah Amit2016-05-15
You've Found The Town Name - Now What?Phyllis Kramer2016-06-26
Long Island's Jewish HistoryRhoda Miller2016-10-30
Family Secrets, Jewish-Christian Relations, and the HolocaustProfessor Katharina von Kellenbach Pastor Heidi Neumark2016-11-20
DNA Leads an Adopted Daughter to Her Birth Mother: Kelly's StoryKaren Franklin, Kelly Moore2016-12-18
Jewish Cemeteries - Preserving a Critical Genealogical ResourceJamie Cotel, Lewis Polishook2017-01-29
Jewish Families Yesterday, Today - And Tomorrow?Jonathan Boyarin2017-02-12
What's new in resources for researching Central and Eastern EuropeHadassah Lipsius, Rhoda Miller, Chuck Weinstein2017-03-26
Interpreting autosomal DNA testing for genealogyJudy Russell2017-03-26
Getting started: Finding and interpreting census and vital recordsRandi Koenig2017-03-26
Discovering immigration and naturalization recordsAvrum Geller2017-03-26
Jews and the Rise of U.S. Immigration Restrictions in the 1920sLibby Garland2017-05-21