September 20, 2017

JGST Tour of Poland Post IAJGS Conference in Warsaw?

This post is directed to Members of JGST. Several members have made inquiries regarding attending the IAJGS Conference August 2018 in Warsaw. Members have asked if JGST might consider organizing either a tour post or pre Conference. In addition, members have asked about hotel accommodations for the Conference. To date […]
September 15, 2017

2018 Post Warsaw Symposium

“The Jews of Maramures” 2018-post Warsaw symposium
September 14, 2017

Lara Diamond’s Blog

Lara Diamond is a very accomplished genealogist who has a very successful blog. Lara covers in detail the methodologies that she has employed to track the geographic movements of her family who, for the most part, were from the Ukraine. She also gives a lot of tips on using DNA […]
September 14, 2017

New Season – Finding Your Roots

Those who attended the 37th IAJGS Conference in Orlando last week and attended the banquet had the experience of hearing Henry Louis Gates, Jr. who treated us to the premiere of the coming attraction for the new season of Finding Your Roots which begins on October 3 on your local […]
September 7, 2017

It’s Not the Warsaw You Think

For those of you who are considering attending the IAJGS Conference next August 2018, this article in the New York Jewish Week is worth a read.
September 4, 2017

Our Family Stories

Eli Ari Applebaum was born in Poland. Jay Houpt, his great-great-great-grandson, compiled his family tree on a simple spreadsheet. Contained within the spreadsheet is a tree that includes almost 500 of Applebaum’s descendants and a smorgasbord of family names. Every year brings new names to the familial stew. Applebaum’s descendants […]