Arthur Kurzweil Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado
Local Programs and Mentoring for Tracing Jewish Family History Worldwide

Welcome

Are you interested in researching Jewish family history and looking for a local network of experts and enthusiasts? We’re here to help by providing programs, support, and guidance to find and use resources located in Colorado and throughout the world. Please take a look through our website and contact us with any questions you have.
 
We encourage all levels of research from beginner to advanced to participate and share their knowledge. Take a look at the How to Get Started page where you’ll find useful information for all levels of research, and check out upcoming programs on the right side of this page. Guests are always welcome. We meet once a month in Denver or Boulder on Sunday mornings at 10 am, from September through June.
 
JGSCO is a nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers. Suggested annual dues of $30 per individual or $40 per household support the administration of the group including speaker and venue fees, website, and operations. Join here.

Members Login

Are you a new Member? Are you looking for how to log on to the JGSCO website?
 
Just click the Members link on the left side of this page!

A Year of Sharing Stories

During the 2016-2017 program year, JGSCO will feature programs and mentoring about how you can share your stories. From writing a book to creating a video to posting an online family tree, let's examine options and commit to distributing your hard-earned research.

2016 JGSCO Jewish Genealogy Seminar

Kicking off our Year of Sharing Stories, the JGSCO is pleased to present an all-day seminar on Jewish genealogy. Our seminar theme this year is "Documenting Your Family Story". The seminar features DAVID LASKIN, NY Times Journalist and Author of "The Family:  A Journey into the Heart of the Twentieth Century" including a workshop on beginning autobiography with JEAN UNGER.
 
Sunday, 30 October 2016
Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, CO
Registration @ 8:30am
Presentations 9:00am - 2:30pm

IAJGS Conference

IAJGS Annual International Conference on Jewish Genealogy to be held in Seattle, WA, on Aug. 7-12th. Register online HERE.


UPCOMING MEETINGS
21 September 2016
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Genealogical Resources at the Colorado State Archives and Tour with Kevin Luy
Colorado State Archives Building, 1313 Sherman St., Room 1B20, basement level,Denver, CO 80203
Description The focus will be on genealogical resources held by State Archives and the not-so-obvious genealogy resources we hold. Kevin will talk about the records and the best way to research them at the State Archives.  Additionally, he will talk about current Archive work including information about large projects in ...

30 October 2016
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Annual JGSCO Seminar with David Laskin and Jean Unger
JCC, 350 S. Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80246
Description The JGSCO is pleased to present an all-day seminar on Jewish genealogy featuring DAVID LASKIN, NY Times Journalist and Author of "The Family:  A Journey into the Heart of the Twentieth Century" including a workshop on beginning autobiography with JEAN UNGER. Our seminar theme this year is "Documenting Your Family Story". ...

13 November 2016
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Creating Genealogy on Video to Educate, Motivate and Inspire Future Generations with Susan Brody
JCC Denver, 350 S. Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80246
Description   Research indicates that people born before and during the Baby Boom may be more interested in inheriting their family history than objects or financial gifts.  Perhaps a reason why genealogical organizations are so popular?   Susan will teach you how to preserve your Family Legacy in a documentary film ...