Terry Lasky Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado
Local Programs and Mentoring for Tracing Jewish Family History Worldwide


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.

A Year of Sharing Stories

During the 2016-2017 program year, JGSCO will feature programs and mentoring about how you can share your stories. From writing a book to creating a video to posting an online family tree, let's examine options and commit to distributing your hard-earned research.

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Are you a new Member? Are you looking for how to log on to the JGSCO website?
Just click the Members link on the left side of this page!

30 April 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
“American Ghost: A Haunting Tale of Jews, Germans and the American Frontier” with Hannah Nordhaus
Congregation Bonai Shalom, 1527 Cherryvale Rd, Boulder, CO 80303
Description American Ghost untangles the life and legend of Hannah’s great-great-grandmother Julia Staab. She traveled the Santa Fe Trail to New Mexico in 1866 as a mail-order German-Jewish bride—and whose phantom is reputed to haunt an elegant hotel in Santa Fe. In American Ghost, Hannah traces 300 years of German history and American immigrant experience from Europe through the American ...

21 May 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Casting a Wide Net: The Power of Networking for Genealogy Research with Judy Petersen
JCC Denver, 350 S. Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80246
Description Networking isn't just for college graduate job seekers!  Networking can have many benefits for genealogists.  The more resources you consult, the more places you list your information and the more people you enlist in your search may result in the greater your chances for success.  Or, if not success, then perhaps serendipitous ...