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Gesher Galicia 20th Anniversary at the IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy — Boston

IAJGS 2013

Gesher Galicia is celebrating our 20th anniversary at the IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in Boston, August 4-9, 2013.
Our slate of programs is below, and a full program listing can be found here:

(The Monday talks will be available for purchase as DVDs after the conference and will be made available for online viewing in the members’ only section in September.)

Sunday, August 4
9:30AM – Tabula Registers: A Untapped Genealogical Resource in the Lviv Archives — Alexander Dunai

Monday, August 5
8:15AM – Galician Trails: The Forgotten Story of One Family — Andrew Zalewski
9:45AM  – Using the New Gesher Galicia Website to Research Towns and Families — Brooke Schreier Ganz
11:00AM – Cadastral Maps, Landowner, School & Voter Records: New Horizons for Genealogists — Pamela Weisberger
12:30PM – Gesher Galicia SIG Luncheon — Ambassador Lee A. Feinstein
2:00PM –  Gesher Galicia SIG Meeting and 20th Anniversary Celebration — a selection of scintillating speakers
3:30PM –  Archival Resources for the Interwar Years in Western Ukraine — Alexander & Natalie Dunai
5:00PM –  Polish Magnate Landowner Records: Bringing “The Lords’ Jews” to Life — Pamela Weisberger & Natalie Dunai

Tuesday, August 6
7:00AM –  Breakfast with Experts: Researching Your Roots in Galicia — Pamela Weisberger & Alexander Dunai
9:45AM –  Bolechow Jewish Heritage Society BOF Meeting — Laurence Kirsch
11:15AM – Research in Congress Poland and Galicia: Working with vital records and More — Mark Halpern & Judy Baston

Wednesday, August 7
8:15AM – Shtetl Travel Throughout Ukraine — Alexander Dunai
2:00PM – Brody BOF — Ami Elyasaf
5:00PM – Rohatyn BOF — Alex Feller

Thursday, August 8
2:00PM – Kolbuszowa Region Research Group (BOF) — Susana Leistner Bloch
3:30PM – Suchostaw Region Research Group (BOF) — Susana Leistner Bloch

Friday, August 9
8:15AM –  The Horn Identity: Historic Academic Records Re-Construct the Lives of Two Galician Sisters from Rohatyn — Marla Raucher Osborn
9:30AM –  Mining Archival Treasures: Unique and Unusual Resources in Galician Research — Pamela Weisberger

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!