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- Sunday, May 31, 2015: Portland, Oregon: Galicia, the Austrian Empire & Beyond: Mining Unusual Records. Click here for details.
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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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