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Stroum Jewish Community Center
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Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
Washington State Jewish Historical Society


We collect, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and information with reference to Jewish genealogy. Topics at our meetings include how to begin a family history, how to use computers and the Internet as tools for research, how to access and use records at regional, national, and international archives... more

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Research Tools:
Converting Hebrew dates; How to read a Tombstone; Social Security Death Index; finding people; maps ... more
Sephardic Research: Links for researching your Sephardic ancestors
Suggested Tips for Using the LDS Family History Centers

The Schwabacher Family: Pioneer Jewish Family in Washington Territory


Next Meeting:
Monday, February 12, 2007
7:00 PM

"Tracing Family Roots
Through DNA"
Bennett Greenspan,
CEO/founder of
Family Tree DNA

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Driving directions to JCC >>

We welcome new members to our organization... more

JGSWS is a 501(c)(3)
tax-exempt organization

Links to genealogical societies and libraries in Washington State
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Jewish Genealogy Conference
The 27th IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy will take place
July 15-20, 2007, in Salt Lake City.

Search the Ellis Island Database
Great place to look for your immigrant ancestors
Relationship Chart
Determine how you are related to the people you find
1930 Federal Census
Search tips
Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy
Where to begin

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