Gesher Galicia Programs and Conferences

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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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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!