August 29, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Speaker: Adam Brown
JGSLA invites you to our next view from home Zoom on-line meeting with Adam Brown "We All Stood at Sinai: The Genetic Origins and Migrations of the Jewish People" August 29, 2021 Sunday Afternoon, meeting will start at 1:30 pm Pacific Time (US & Canada) Zoom Link to Come! Zoom link will sent to all members about 1 week before the meeting. If you have not received a link, please check back here a week before. Description: Details to come. Biography: Adam Brown is administrator of the Avotaynu DNA project, manager of AvotaynuOnlie and curator for Geni.com. [...]
October 24, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Save the dates for our upcoming meetings: October 24, 2021 - Persian Jewish Genealogy with Bob Ourian November 21, 2021 - Argentinian Jewish Genealogy with a panel of speakers
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles (JGSLA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing genealogical information, techniques and research tools with those who are interested in Jewish genealogy and family history.
Founded in 1979, the Society has over 500 members and is governed by an elected Board of Directors. We hold monthly meetings providing a mix of lectures and films to assist our members in their family history research and twice-yearly research workshops with volunteer helpers and translators.
Support JGSLA with the purchase of
Jews in the Great War: Family Histories Retold
by Rosen, Lois Ogilby, ed.
Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles, 2015. 208 pp.
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A Review by Marion Werle: Jews in the Great War is a collection of 37 stories of the World War I experiences of Jews from all over the world. The stories and accompanying photos were initially exhibited at the 34th IAJGS Jewish genealogy conference, held in Salt Lake City in 2014. The book is partly a scrapbook and partly an exhibit catalog. The level of detail varies from story to story, the longest of which is 11 pages of narrative, photos and documents, with the typical entry consisting of a page or two of text accompanied by one or more photos and small family trees. Read More