Are you are interested in tracing your Jewish roots? If so, the
Capital Region (of New York) Jewish Genealogy Society may be an
important resource for you. While there are many national on-line
organizations, nothing can replace a network of people who have
valuable knowledge of the Capital Region and experience in
genealogical research techniques. Whether you are an experienced
genealogist or just beginning your journey, you have an opportunity to
help create and organize the newly formed Capital Region Jewish
Please come to the first meeting at 10 a.m. on September 17, 2017, at
the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, 184 Washington Ave.
Extension, Albany, NY 12203. The agenda includes a presentation about
the unique skills that facilitate Jewish genealogical research,
followed by a discussion. The agenda also includes time to talk about
the structure of the organization. Light refreshments will be served.
An October meeting is planned featuring speaker Nolan Altman of
JewishGen (or Jewishgen.org), a non-profit organization affiliated
with the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
Please share this information with anyone who might be interested in
joining. For further information or to confirm your attendance, please
send an email to the Capital Region Jewish Genealogy Society at