COVID-19 Response

Updated January 4, 2022

Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, our Research Center is closed until further notice. We will be regularly assessing the situation and will reopen at a later date yet to be determined.

If you have questions about or need access to JHC collections, please contact us at


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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