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Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain 21st Annual London Conference

JGSGB

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain

21st Annual London One-Day Conference

Sponsored by

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Sunday 26th October 2014
10am-4.30pm

At

The Jewish Museum London
Raymond Burton House,
129-131 Albert St
London NW1 7NB

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Programme

9.30 a.m. – 10.00 a.m. Registration and Coffee

10.00 a.m. – 10.10 a.m. Chairman’s Welcome – Doreen Berger

10.10 a.m. – 10.50 a.m. Dr. Sharman Kadish – Director of Jewish Heritage UK: Batei Olam: For eternity? The Care and Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries and how Family Historians can help.

11.00 a.m. – 11.40 a.m. Martin D. Lee: “The singer – John Braham – Enigma, Anecdote and Reality”

11.50 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Anna Haward: Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives: Jewish Sources for Family History at Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives

12.30 p.m. – 1.30 p.m. Lunch

1.30 p.m. – 2.20 p.m. Pamela Weisberger: President & Research Co-ordinator of Gesher Galicia: Exploring the Archives: Unique & Unusual Resources in Galician & Polish Research

2.20 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. Martin Sugarman – Archivist Jewish Military Museum (AJEX) – The March of the Judeans in 1918: when the spirit of Judah Maccabee hung over Whitechapel

3.00 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. Tea

3.30 p.m. – 4.10 p.m. Myko Clelland: from findmypast “Vu iz dos gesele?” – Using findmypast to trace those hard to find ancestors”.

4.10 p.m. – 4.20 p.m. Closing address – Dr. Anthony Joseph – President Emeritus – JGSGB

4.30 p.m. Close

Below is speaker information, or click here for full bios and a Conference registration form. For further information see the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain’s website: http://www.jgsgb.org.uk/


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The singer – John Braham – Enigma, Anecdote and Reality

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Myko Clelland from findmypast
“Vu iz dos gesele?” – Using findmypast to trace those hard to find ancestors


CONFERENCE PROGRAMME (Provisional)

Keynote Speaker:

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Dr. Sharman Kadish – Director of Jewish Heritage UK –
Batei Olam: For eternity? The Care and Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries and how Family Historians can help

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Martin Sugarman- Archivist Jewish Military
Museum (AJEX) –
The March of the Judeans through Whitechapel in 1918

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Pamela Weisberger
President and Research Co-ordinator of Gesher Galicia
‘Exploring the Archives: Unique & Unusual Resources in Galician & Polish Research’

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!