Some of our ancestors Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado
Local Programs and Mentoring for Tracing Jewish Family History Worldwide

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All JGSCO members in good standing are eligible to receive FREE mentoring. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned genealogist stuck on a particular name, document, or area of the world, we can point you in the right direction. Request one of our expert GenMentors at a monthly meeting or by email to


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 and contact us with any questions you have.
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 on the right side of this page. Guests are always welcome. We meet once a month in Denver or Boulder on Sunday mornings at 10 am, from September through June.
JGSCO is a nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers. Suggested 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.

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25 March 2018
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Intriguing 19th Century Stories of Jewish Immigration to Colorado with Cynthia Gensheimer
JCC, 350 S. Dahlia St, Denver
  This session is open to the public at no charge.   Please note the start time of 9:30 am, with the first 30 minutes intended as "networking" time with fellow attendees   Program Description Cynthia Francis Gensheimer will share stories of Jews who came to Colorado before 1900 and ...

22 April 2018
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Comparison of the Main Genealogy Websites with review of JewishGen, with Sunny Morton
JCC, 350 S. Dahlia St, Denver
Please note that this session is open to the public though there is a $10 admission charge for nonmembers.   Also please note the start time of 9:00 am and that the program will run until 1:00 pm

6 May 2018
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Gravestones and Major Changes to Find a Grave and Billion Graves with Dina Carson
This session is open to the public at no charge.   Please note the start time of 9:30 am, which is intended to allow 30 minutes for networking with fellow attendees.