Scheduling a Research Visit

We are open to the public for research visits on Thursdays, by appointment only.

To schedule an appointment, or for all other questions, please contact us at or at 617-226-1245.

Although many of our collections have been digitized, several are stored in an off-site facility and we require at least two weeks to ensure the collection you need can be delivered in time for your appointment.


Current Health & Safety Protocols

Masks are required while inside the building in adherence with recent public health guidance to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in areas with ‘substantial’ transmission, out of care and consideration of our staff and users, and in alignment with other area cultural institutions.

More information about recent CDC guidance:
When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated | CDC
Massachusetts Department of Public Health releases updated face covering advisory |

More information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus):
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC)
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)


Address & Contact Information

Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116-3007

Phone: 617-226-1245



Our building is fully wheelchair accessible. Also, a wheelchair is available for use by request.


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