Gesher Galicia Programs, Presentations, Regional Meetings & IAJGS Conference Programming

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Gesher Galicia Programs at the 2012 IAJGS Conference in Paris, France

Highlights:

Gesher Galicia Table at the SIG Fair; Rohatyn Birds-of-a-Feather Meeting -- Marla Raucher Osborn; Screening of Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, In Darkness -- with Agnieszka Holland, Director; Gesher Galicia SIG Meeting -- Pamela Weisberger; Gesher Galicia SIG Luncheon -- Agnieszka Holland; Jewish Genealogy in Poland: An Applied Science -- Anna Przybyszewska Drozd and Yale Reisner; Cadastral Maps, Landowner, School & Voter Records: New Horizons for Genealogists -- Pamela Weisberger; Sources of Jewish genealogy of XVIII to XX centuries, in the Fond of the State Central Historical Archives of Ukraine in Lviv -- Alex Dunai on behalf of Diana Peltz

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Gesher Galicia Programs at the 2011 IAJGS Conference in Washington DC

Highlights:

The Galicia Jewish Museum: History & Virtual Tour -- Jakub Nowakowski; "A Tour of Jewish Krakow: Past, Present & Future" -- Jakub Nowakowski and Pamela Weisberger; "Galician Cadastral Maps, Landowner & Voter Records" -- Pamela Weisberger; Gesher Galicia Table at the SIG/BOF Fair; Jewish Records Indexing - Poland: What's New? -- Stanley Diamond; The Bolechow Jewish Heritage Society (BJHS) Annual Meeting; The Resurgence of Jewish Life in Poland -- Jakub Nowakowski; Three Stories of Galicia Film Screening and Q&A -- Olha Onyshko and Sarah Farhat; Rohatyn Research Group Meeting; Kolbuszowa Region Research Group (KRRG); Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG); Research in Galicia: Working with Vital Records -- Mark Halpern; Online Databases of the Polish State Archives -- Kahlile Mehr; Cartography for Genealogists: Mapping Across Time -- Pamela Weisberger

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Gesher Galicia Programs at the 2007 IAJGS Conference in Salt Lake City

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Beneath the Surface -- Erin Einhorn; Jewish Registration Districts, Cadastral Communities, ADs, JDs and More: Understanding the Political Jurisdictions of Galicia -- Brian Lenius; Rimalev, the Seventh House -- Will Kahane; Land Cadastral Records and Property Maps in the Austrian Empire - Focus on Galicia -- Brian Lenius; Strategies for Galician Research and More: Records from the JRI-Poland Database -- Mark Halpern; East and West (Ost und West); Klezmer Musicians Travel "Home" to Krakow; The Last Klezmer: Leopold Kozlowski, His Life and Music; I Remember Jewish Drohobycz; Belzec: The Documentary; Swimming in Auschwitz: Survival Stories of Six Women; Past Lives: The Stanley Diamond Story

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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 $25/year. You can join online!