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                                president@scjgs.org

VP Membership,  Pam Ernst                           membership@scjgs.org

VP Operations, Eric Kaplan                             memberassist@scjgs.org

Secretary,  Shirley Ginzburg                            secretary@scjgs.org

Treasurer,  Ellen Ortiz                                     treasurer@scjgs.org

Member-at-Large,  Bill Smith

Directory of Services

General Inquiries                             info@scjgs.org

Publicity                                           publicity@scjgs.org 

Shorashim Newsletter                     editor@scjgs.org     

Speaker’s Bureau                           outreach@scjgs.org

Membership                                    membership@scjgs.org

Volunteers                                       volunteers@scjgs.org

Webmaster                                     webmaster@scjgs.org

Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 22, 2022, 1pm Pacific Time

Speaker: Gil Bardige

Updated: Help! I Just Got My DNA Results and I’m Confused

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.

Sunday, June 12, 2022, 11am Pacific Time Zone

Speaker:  Serafima Velkovich

The Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names and Other Sources at Yad Vashem

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.

Sunday, July 17, 2022, 1pm Pacific Time

Speaker: Dr. Alexander Beider, PhD

Jewish Surnames from Eastern Europe

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.

Sunday, July 31st, 2022 at 1pm Pacific Time Zone

Speaker:  Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz

 “I Found My Village! Now What?” Locating Vital Records in Poland Using Online Resources 

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.

Sunday, August 14th, 2022 at 1pm Pacific Time Zone

Speaker: Karen Franklin

 New Strategies in German Jewish Research

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 2pm Pacific Time and 5pm Eastern Time

Center for Jewish History’s Lillian Goldman Reading Room

Preserving your Family Photos and Documents: Resource Guide

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Non-Members pay $5, Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Members automatically receive a free Zoom link.
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