Board of Directors

The SCJGS is run entirely by volunteers and an elected Board of Directors. Below is a list of board members and directory of services.

President,  Leah Kushner                      

VP Membership,  Pam Ernst                 

VP Operations, Eric Kaplan                   

Secretary,  Shirley Ginzburg                  

Treasurer,  Ellen Ortiz                           

Member-at-Large,  Bill Smith

Directory of Services

General Inquiries                   


Shorashim Newsletter                

Speaker’s Bureau                 




Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 5, 1pm Pacific Time Zone

Speaker: Joe Everett, AG®, Eastern European Expert

 Advance Your Jewish Research in the Former Russian Empire with these Important Online Resources and Strategies

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Sunday, May 19, 10:30am Pacific (1.5 hr)

Speaker: Hailey Wentz

Please note new time!

 Navigating Russian Records Pt. 2: Tear Down the Wall to Research Jewish Roots in Mother Russia

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Sunday, June 9, 1 pm Pacific

Speaker: Cyndi Ingle, Genealogist, owner Cyndi’s List

 The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper

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Sunday, July 7, 12 pm Pacific

Speaker: Gal Zrihen, Senior Product Manager, Genetic Specialist MyHeritage

 Analyzing your DNA with New Advanced MyHeritage Tools and Features

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