Upcoming Events

  • A Detective Story Across Continents: Finding a 95-Year-Old Adoptee’s Birth Father
    Feb 21, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM CST
    Zoom Event
    Join us for a detective story using DNA and genealogy research to solve a 95 year mystery.

other online Events

During this time of social distancing many of our traditional gatherings have moved to webinars. This may enable us to explore offerings of other organizations as our community has widened beyond our geographic area. Check here for upcoming events from other genealogical organizations.

center for jewish history

WHAT: Tune into the Center for Jewish History's Facebook page for Genealogy Coffee Break, a short talk on a specific topic with one of their genealogy librarians. Discover recommended resources and strategies for online research, and have your questions answered live. If you have a topic you'd like them to cover, write to them at gi@cjh.org. Catch up on the entire series here

WHEN: Ongoing every Tuesday at 3:30 pm EST


The Orange County (CA) Jewish Genealogical Society is offering some Zoom programs available to OCJGS members for free and to nonmembers for $5.  Look into their events here.

Czech genealogical Society

WHAT: CGSI will be sponsoring a program on Czech and Slovak Architecture and the Architects who made a difference beyond their homeland. One of the architects, Leopold Eidlitz is of Jewish heritage and designed a New York synagogue. There will be a short break between segments.

WHEN: Saturday Jan 30, 2021 from 10 am-12:30 pm CT

Free to CGSI members, suggested donation $10 for nonmembers

Mailing address

MNJGS, c/o Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest (JHSUM)

4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416

become a member

$25 individual, $36 family,

$20 associate members (outside of MN)

$10 student with valid ID

or attend and contribute $5 as a non-member

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