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Latest News and Upcoming Programs
- Announcing the completion of the Tarnopol 1910 Jewish Census Index. Qualified donors will get early access. Learn details and view sample images here.
- Wednesday, February 12, 2014: West Palm Beach, Florida: "Searching the All Galicia Database" and "Unusual Galician Records as They Apply to Many Communities"
- Sunday, May 18, 2014: New York City: Gesher Galicia Spring Regional Meeting, Center for Jewish History
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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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