Gesher Galicia Programs and Conferences

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Fall, 2007 Regional Meeting — New York City

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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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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!