New JGSC website debuts!
Welcome to the new redesigned JGSC website! Note that
the URL is now
http://JGSCleveland.org. If you are a JGSC
member, your login and password are still valid. You will
need to reenter them the first time you log in to the member
resources section. Our thanks to Paul Wolf, webmaster, and
Marlene Englander for all their work on the redesign.
Our January meeting will be held on
January 6, 2019
starting at 1:30 PM
at Park Synagogue East
Men's Club Board Room
27500 Shaker Blvd
Installation of Officers and Trustees
Membership renewal prize drawing
Amy Wachs, JGSC Immediate Past President
OUR EASTERN EUROPEAN ROOTS: WE ARE WHAT OUR ANCESTORS ATE
What can family recipes tell you about your
ancestors’ places of origin and life in the shtetls of Eastern
Amy Wachs is the Immediate Past President
of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland. She is a Board
member of LitvakSIG, where she also serves as Coordinator
for the Trakai District Research Group.
Amy has lived and worked in Eastern Europe
for extended periods. She was a Fulbright Scholar and taught
law in Latvia. She later returned to Eastern Europe to teach
law in Moldova, as a two-time Fulbright Senior Specialist.
While living in Eastern Europe, Amy traveled extensively
throughout the region. She has done research on-site at
state archives in Lithuania and Poland, and visited archives
in Ukraine and Moldova.
Annual Membership Campaign
The Annual Dues for members of our Society are due and payable in January for the calendar year.
If you are a member, it is time to renew your membership. If you aren't a member, please consider joining
the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland now. Everyone that
pays 2019 dues by December 31, 2018 will be entered into a
drawing for prizes to be held at our January, 2019 meeting.
To be eligible, click on the "How to
join" or "How to Renew" link
under the "Membership" Tab on the yellow Menu Bar at the top
of the page, then follow the instructions for joining, or
renewing. Note that the Membership form can be completed in your PDF reader program.
Just save the file and mail or email a copy to us.