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

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Spring, 2009 Regional Meeting — New York City

Highlights:

Tightrope: Six Centuries of a Galician Jewish Dynasty — Michael Karpin; The Writing of a Galician Jewish Saga: Research & Methodology — Michael Karpin; Gesher Galicia Market Square: Birds-of-a-Feather & Ask-the-Experts — Pamela Weisberger and Suzan Wynne; Eastern European Archive Database: Updates & Enhancements (name searches & image searches) — Miriam Weiner; Galicia: An Historical Introduction and Genealogical Primer — Matthew Bielawa; Galicia Doctor’s Project — Shalom Bronstein; Gazetteers, Maps and Geographic Dictionaries for Jewish Genealogical Research in Poland — Matthew Bielawa; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Genealogical Mapping — Stephen Egbert and Karen Roekard; Integrating Esoteric Galician Material: The Tabula Register Collection — Karen Roekard; The Kahal and Vital Records in Galicia — Suzan F. Wynne, Founder, Gesher Galicia; Vienna Jewish Records: Volume, Structure, and Limitations — Wolf-Erich Eckstein

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Fall, 2008 Regional Meeting — New York City

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Cadastral Map and Landowner Records Project Update — Pamela Weisberger; Researching Galician Records in Vienna; JRI-Poland Update — Mark Halpern; “Good-Bye Bohorodchany” — Bernard Reiner; Research at the International Tracing Service (ITS) Archives in Bad Arolsen, Germany: Film and Panel Discussion — panel discussion with Valery Bazarov, Janet Isenberg, Renee Steinig and Pamela Weisberger

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Fall, 2007 Regional Meeting — New York City

Highlights:

Using Cadastral Maps, Land and Homeowner Records in Genealogical Research — Pamela Weisberger; Bukachevtsy Shtetl Trip Report — Linda Cantor and Cipora Blitz; JRI-Poland Update — Mark Halpern; Bolechow Jewish Heritage Society (BJHS) — Joan Adler; Screening of the film: Past Lives: The Stan Diamond Story; Recreating your Shtetl – Why and How — Susana Leistner Bloch

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Fall, 2006 Regional Meeting — New York City

Highlights:

Gesher Galicia Update — Pamela Weisberger, Research Coordinator; Unusual Resources in Western Galicia — Peter Jassem; The Revival of Jewish Culture in Poland — Peter Jassem; The Museum of the History of Polish Jews — Michael Berkowicz; The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million — Daniel Mendelsohn

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Fall, 2005 Regional Meeting — New York City

Highlights:

Galician Town Groups Birds-of-a-Feather Meetings; 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; I Remember Jewish Drohobycz – David Einsiedler

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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!