Are you interested in researching Jewish family history and looking for a local network of experts and enthusiasts?
We’re here to help by providing programs, support, and guidance to find and use resources located in Colorado and throughout the world. Please take a look through our website.
We encourage all levels of research from beginner to advanced to participate and share their knowledge. Take a look at the How to Get Started page where you’ll find useful information for all levels of research, and check out upcoming programs. Guests are always welcome. We meet once a month on Zoom on Sunday mornings. To help folks with their research questions, we start at 9:30 am and the guest speaker starts at 10 am, (Mountain Time) from September through June.
JGSCO is a nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers. Annual dues of $30 per individual or $40 per household support the administration of the group including speaker and venue fees, website, and operations. Join here.
Join us at our next event
Monday November 27 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Main Library at Anderson Academic Commons 2150 East Evans Avenue, Denver, CO 80208 Beck Archives, Lower Level
Join the Jewish Geneolgy Society of Colorado members and friends at University of Denver once or twice a month between October and May as we complete the JCRS patient application index that was started over 20 years ago! All files are now available and an expanded names index with 2,000 additional patient names through 1954 will be placed on JewishGen this month. But, additional data remains to be keyed.
To register go to https://jgsco.org/event-5468402
Researching Your Lithuanian Roots
With Barry Halpern
Sunday December 17th 2023
Program 10 AM to 12 PM Mountain Time
9:30 AM to 10 AM Schmear, Schmooze, and Share
There are several primary sources for Litvak genealogy research. LitvakSIG is the primary source with more than 2.5 million Lithuanian Jewish record translations freely available. Barry Halpern will offeran overview of the LitvakSIG (Special Interest Group) database andwebsite including the "All Lithuania Database", as well as otherimportant sources. The presentation will detail the best ways to use Litvak databases to achieve optimum results and to enhance yourknowledge of your Litvak family information. It will also include tipsfor determining what records are available, for understanding searchresults, and for accessing information in search results. Thepresentation will also cover other resources such as JewishGen, the USHolocaust Memorial Museum, MyHeritage, etc.
All members and Guests must register!
Register at https://jgsco.org/event-5363177
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Need Help Getting Started?
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Colorado offers a Q & A session during monthly meetings. Come 30 minutes early where we discuss and offer suggestions to your genealogy questions. We have found this is a great way to help enthusiats work through their 'brick walls.'
Some of our members may also offer private research services. Fees and type of research should be negotiated individually. Results may vary and are not guaranteed, nor does the JGS of Colorado recommend or sponsor any individual researcher.