Non-members wishing to join should go to our
membership page and may pay via PayPal or check.
Non-members/visitors are welcome to
attend programs and we hope that you will join the society to receive
all of the other benefits of membership.
- Attend 8-10 monthly meetings in locations throughout the metro area
(VA, MD and D.C.)
- Participation in JGSGW workshops, including FREE
Beginner's Workshops held twice annually.
- Members receive a copy of the “JGSGW Membership Directory & Family
- Members-only use of the JGSGW genealogy
- Members receive the JGSGW journal “Mishpacha” four times a year.
- Discounts on JGSGW publications.
- Participation in JGSGW trips, tours, and special events.
Meeting Calendar 2018
Meetings will be added as the schedule is developed.
Sunday, January 27,
2019, B'nai Israel Congregation, Rockville, MD
1:00 PM - Member Schmooze & Mavens Table
1:30 PM - Program Meeting
February 24, 2019:
Ohev Sholom, Washington, D.C.
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Members Only - Brunch
1:00 PM - Member Schmooze & Discussion
1:30 - Program Meeting
Guest Attendance Policy: As of January 1, 2014, a
non-member may attend the monthly JGSGW meeting as a Guest for a $5.00
fee payable at the sign-in table. The $5.00 Guest fee may be applied
toward payment of annual JGSGW membership dues if dues are paid at the
same meeting at which the guest fee was paid. JGSGW members requiring
personal assistance at a meeting due to a health condition or disability
may bring someone to assist them free of charge.
September 10, 2017, Dr. Janette Silverman of AncestryProGrenalogists
gave a presentation entitled “Ancestry.com: Tips and Tricks from a
Professional Genealogist.” Click
here for the
handout containing copies of her slides for reference.
edition of Capital Collections is now
The JGSGW genealogy library is located at the B'nai
6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, Maryland 20852. It is co-located with the
Chod Media Center on the second floor.
Library is non-circulating for reference only and is open to members of
JGSGW and B'nai Israel. It includes
approximately 600 books, and 100 maps. A printer, copier, scanner is
To request an appointment,
The library is closed on Jewish and federal holidays.
Donations page has been updated
to include information on the IRA Charitable Rollover (Qualified
JGSGW members at
IAJGS-2014 Conference, Salt Lake City
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See us on
Many back issues of Mishpacha, our quarterly newsletter, are now
available online. See the Mishpacha page
for more information.
If you are
interested in joining our dynamic team of board members, e-mail
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Society of Greater Washington, Inc.