Sunday, April 22, 2018

Lessons in Jewish DNA - Pickholtz

Join us for this free event 2 May 2018, 6:00PM
Israel Pickholtz will be sharing tips, hints, and successes 
in Jewish DNA!  


Print flyer here for more information!

Dear Members and Friends,

A reminder to meet and hear Israel Pickholtz, 2 May 2018, at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, KS 66212.

We are looking forward to seeing your there.
Richard “Dick” Rosenstock
The Family History Sleuth
Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Kansas City
(H) 913-888-8521  (C&T) 913-302-1246
Mailto: Richard@Rosenstock.net

Sunday, April 15, 2018

“Researching our Recent Roots" - Genealogy

 Free Genealogy Program
JGSGKC



Dear Members and Friends,

A reminder to meet and hear Dr. Stephen Cohen, Monday April 16th,  6:00 PM at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, KS 66212.

“Researching our Recent Roots"

Stephen will present an introduction to Jewish genealogy, using his own family as an example, working through the various eras of research: pre-internet, early internet, present times.

We are looking forward to seeing your there.

Richard “Dick” Rosenstock
The Family History Sleuth
Researching the Kaufmann, Rosenstock, Sixta & Field Families
Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Kansas City, Interim President, Webmaster
(H) 913-888-8521  (C&T) 913-302-1246
Mailto: Richard@Rosenstock.net

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Book: Young Person's Jewish Genealogy Workshop by S. Cohen


Two Weeks to Go!

By now you probably know how excited we are to host Dr. Steven Cohen for our 16 April 2018 Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Kansas City (JGSGKC) meeting 
at the Johnson County Library
Central Resource at 6:00pm
9875 W. 87th St, Overland Park, KS 66212 

Mark your calendar and join us there!

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Join Us 18 Mar 2018



Who is Gilad Japhet? 
Gilad Japhet, CEO of MyHeritage 
Tracing his own family tree led him to create 
the digital genealogy tools that are now helping others.

From Interim President, Dick Rosenstock

Dear Members and Friends, 
Please join us Sunday March 18, 2018 for our regular monthly meeting. We will present Gilad Japhet’s, presentation of the 7 Unique Technologies for Genealogy Discoveries from the 35th annual IAJGS 2015 conference in Jerusalem. 
Mr. Japhet is the founder and CEO of MyHeritage.com. This is a fascinating insight to this rapidly expanding resource for Jewish Family Historians.
Place:  Kansas City Public Library branch Waldo Branch, 201 East 75th Street from 2-3:30 PM. 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Wednesday May 2nd for Israel Pickholtz, internationally known expert on Jewish DNA will be at the Central Resource Library, Overland Park, from 5:30 until 7:30. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn what’s unique about Jewish DNA. 

Looking forward to seeing you there. 


Richard “Dick” Rosenstock

The Family History Sleuth
Researching the Kaufmann, Rosenstock, Sixta & Field Families
Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Kansas City, Interim President, Webmaster
Submitted by Kathleen Brandt
a3Genealogy Interim Board Member of JGSGKC
12 Mar 2018




Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Did you know?

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JGSGKC has so much to tell you!
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JGSGKC has so much to tell you! 
We thought this image was perfect. 
The JGSGKC was unanimously approved as a full, voting member of #IAJGS. So much has been accomplished in a short time, and there's so much more to do.  

  • JGSGKC is a charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • JGSGKC is registered with the State of Kansas as a not-for-profit corporation. 
  • Richard Rosenstock is the JGSGKC Treasurer 
  • A website is under construction, WebMaster: Richard Rosenstock
  • The blogsite is up and running
  • We have more than 20 paid members (and growing daily)

Be sure to mark your calendars!  The following programs are planned: 
  • 16 April, Stephen Cohen – Introduction to Jewish Genealogy. He is a skilled genealogist and he is multi-talented ... Yiddish, calligraphy, chemistry, author. He also is on the Board of the Midwest Jewish Studies Association.
  •  2 May, Israel Pickholtz – Two presentations about DNA studies and interpretations. Israel has given many presentations and has published several articles in Avotaynu, the journal of Jewish genealogy. 
  •  7 October, Janette Silverman – Two presentations. Subjects to be determined. Janette is the Coordinator of JewishGen’s Ukraine Special Interest Group. 
Oh...and the Board is Changing.  
The interim board members were dedicated to getting this society off the ground and flying.  I think we've done that.  JGSGKC is always looking for volunteers and members wanting to work with the board.  Here is the contact information of the active board members now, and more will be named shortly: 
Richard Rosenstock, Richard@Rosenstock.net
Nancy Reicher. nlreicher@hotmail.com
Phil Reicher, preicher@outlook.com
Note: Kathleen Brandt, a3genealogy@gmail.com will continue as an adviser to the board.
Contact us at anytime!
Kathleen (Interim Social Media)



                   




    Looking Forward to Meeting You!

    Join us for our program meeting
    25 February 2018


    Please mark your calendar for our next program meeting. It is on ...

    Sunday, February 25, 2018, 1 pm to 4 pm
    Johnson County Central Resource Library, Carmack Room
    9875 W 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212


    Admission is free to paid members of the JGS of Greater Kansas City. If you are not yet a member, we request a $5 donation at the door, or, you can join at the meeting. To join our JGS in advance of the meeting, please go to our blogsite, <https://jgsgkc.blogspot.com/>, fill out the application form and click on the big blue PayPal "Join or Renew Now" button. You can pay your membership dues either through your personal PayPal account, or by using your credit card. At the meeting we will accept cash, checks or credit cards.

    If you have any specific questions about JewishGen please send them to us at jgsgkc@gmail.com. We will try to answer your questions at the meeting.

    We are looking forward to getting acquainted with you on February 25th.

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