Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society will be closed from March 14 through March 31 in order to keep our patrons and staff safe. Learn more here. Staff will be working remotely during this time period; if you have inquiries, please contact us at jhcreference@nehgs.org and we will respond as soon as we can. Thank you, and zeit gezunt—stay healthy!

Reference Requests

The Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at NEHGS welcomes reference questions about our collections. Please visit our Finding Aids and Subject Files pages to learn more about the materials located at our archive. If you have a specific reference question and do not require more extensive research, you may contact us at 617-226-1245 or jhcreference@nehgs.org and we will be happy to assist you. You can also submit your reference question to us using the form provided below. You can read more about our services and fees here.

Please limit your request to one question and be as specific as possible.