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Fall, 2005 Regional Meeting — New York City

Gesher Galicia Joint Meeting with JGSNY

Sunday, November 20, 2005
Center for Jewish History (CJH) – New York City
15 West 16th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues

12:00 – 2:00 PM
CJH Chapel
Galician Town Groups Birds-of-a-Feather Meetings

You will be able to network and share information with others researching the same or nearby towns. If you plan to attend, please send your Galician towns of interest to Eden Joachim so she can arrange the BOF meetings. There is no charge for the BOF Meetings.

2:00 – 4:15 PM
CJH Auditorium
JGSNY/GG Program

  • Gesher Galicia Update – Pamela Weisberger
  • Tutorial on Allegro—Polish Online Auction Site – Shelley Pollero
  • Short 1939 film – The Jews of Poland: Lwow
  • JRI-Poland Update: Status of Galicia Projects in Polish & Ukrainian Archives – Mark Halpern
  • Jewish Life in Galicia – Suzan Wynne
  • Searching Polish & Galician Directories Using Optical Character Recogniton – Logan Joseph Kleinwaks

4:15 PM
CJH Auditorium
Post Script: Short Film Screening
Short film: I Remember Jewish Drohobycz – David Einsiedler
Introduced by Pamela Weisberger, Producer

This meeting is free of charge to JGSNY and Gesher Galicia members. Guest charge is $3.00.

The CJH Genealogy Institute on the third floor will be open from 12:30 to 2:00 for networking with other researchers and access to resource materials and computers.

Gesher Galicia memberships will be available at the meetings. Gesher Galicia souvenir tee-shirts and videos/DVDs will also be available.

JGSNY: http://www.jgsny.org
Center for Jewish History: http://www.cjh.org
Directions to the CJH, maps, subway information: http://www.cjh.org/about/location.html

We hope to see you there!

Gesher Galicia is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people research their Jewish family roots in the former Austro-Hungarian Empire province of Galicia, which is today southeastern Poland and southwestern Ukraine. Our organization's primary focus is researching Jewish roots in Galicia, but the diverse community records in our databases contain names that span all the ethnic and religious groups who once lived in this region.

Search our free All Galicia Database, Map Room, and Archival Inventory today, and learn about our terrific member benefits for genealogists, researchers, and families, starting at just $36/year. You can join online!