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

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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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Spring, 2011 Regional Meeting — New York City

Highlights:

Virtual tour of the new Gesher Galicia website; Cadastral Map & Landowner Records Projects; Galician 20th Century Voter Records; 2010 Trip to the Lviv and Ternopil Archives and to the Busk, Ukraine Cemetery -- Hanna Palmon; The 11th of Av, set in Przemysl -- David Semmel; Jewish Records Indexing-Poland Update -- Marl Halpern; Preview of Galician programming at the IAJGS Summer Conference, including this year's focus on the Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków.; Methods from the Mavens: Researching Galicia, Hungary, and Lithuania -- panel with Jordan Auslander, Eden Joachim, Mark Halpern, and moderator Linda Cantor

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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!