Current Projects

Genealogy Projects

Upcoming Speaking Engagement(s):gene4

  • The History of Jewish Surnames from Eastern Europe, February 4, 2017 (Alexandria, VA)

Recent engagements:

    • The Ellis Island Experience, August 2017 (Columbia, MD)
    • Shaare Tefilah, Adult Ed, March 2016
    • Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington – Beginner’s Workshop, December 2015
    • Oseh Shalom Upper School – Family Research Project (5 sessions), March 2015
    • The Ellis Island Experience, April 2015 (Gaithersberg, MD)
    • The Ellis Island Experience, April 2015 (Chevy Chase, MD)
    • Gaithersberg Book Festival, May 2015 (booth, Gaithersberg, MD)
    • Oseh Shalom Religious School presentation, October 22, 2014
    • The Ellis Island Experience Book Launch, March 28, 2014
    • Shaare Tefilah, Religious School, March 2014
    • Aviva Group Hadassah Chapter, Rockville, MD, February 2014
    • Oseh Shalom, Religious School, Laurel, MD, February 2014
    • Shaare Torah – Hazak Group, Gaithersburg, MD, February 2013
    • Oseh Shalom Synagogue Retreat, WV, January 2013
    • Author Reading of Isaac in a Bind, Again, Washington DC metro area, October 2011
    • Jews and Science Fiction & Fantasy, Washington DC metro area, December 201
    • Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs Chesapeake Region’s Leadership Retreat, Pearlstone Conference Center, June 2010
    • Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington DC, April 2010

Current Major Project: Writing of middle grade book, featuring three original short stories set around the Temple in Jerusalem, a Hanukkah tale, a building of the Western Wall tale, and a Yom Kippur tales.

His story, A Rose for America, featured in The Anthology,

His story, Isaac in a Bind, Again, featured in the anthology – Winter Harvest: Jewish Writers of St. Louis (April 2011), available on

both stories also appear in The Ellis Island Experience: A Sampling of Stories and How You Can Research Your Own

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Barry Nove is also the creative consultant for an online experiment in interactive fiction, featuring the science fiction/fantasy novel Highmage’s Plight by D.H. Aire.  To learn more visit

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