Mohel record book with names in English and Hebrew 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.


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.


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!



UPCOMING MEETINGS
18 December 2016
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lesser Known Websites for Genealogy with Terry Lasky
Congregation Bonai Shalom, 1527 Cherryvale Rd, Boulder, CO 80303
Description Most people are familiar with Ancestry, Family Search and Jewishgen.  However, there are many lesser known websites that can be very helpful in doing your genealogical research.  This presentation will introduce you to some of those sites and explain how they can help you in your research.   Speaker ...

29 January 2017
10:00 am
My Roots Trip to Poland including the Kielce Pogrom Memorial Services with Elliott Cohen
JCC Denver, 350 S. Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80246
Description I will discuss a family genealogy journey of over 40 years - starting with a 1976 visit to our shtetl village of Checiny in Communist Poland to visit the synagogue where my Dad attended and finding the cemetery in the woods.  We returned twice in past four years to try to ...

26 February 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All About the “Newest” FamilySearch with Joy Davis
JCC Denver, 350 S. Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80246
Description   At RootsTech 2016, FamilySearch debuted “Family Tree”, their replacement for the poorly done “New Family Search”.  As the name implies, Family Tree is based on the “one world tree” concept -- similar to Geni.com -- while allowing each researcher the ability to merge duplicate people and retaining the ...