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Upcoming Programs (click title for info)
- Friday, October 17th: New York City: "The Genealogy Event" at the National Archives - "Jewish Geography/Jewish Genealogy" & "Cartography for Genealogists"
- Monday, October 20th: Paris, France: "Galician & Polish Research: Unique & Unusual Resource," Cercle de Généalogie Juive (CGJ)
- Sunday, October 26th: London, England: The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain 21st Annual London Conference: "Exploring the Archives: Unique & Unusual Resources in Galician & Polish Research"
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New Book: A Guide to Jewish Genealogy – Kraków
Gesher Galicia has co-published its first book in association with British researcher Geoffrey Weisgard. This useful, easily readable guide to Kraków provides a short history of Jewish settlements in the town and in Kazimierz, and explores research opportunities in Kraków, providing detailed suggestions on how to add more names to your Galician family tree. learn more & buy online →
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