Gesher Galicia Spring Meeting 2014
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Center for Jewish History
15 W. 16th St. New York City
with Pamela Weisberger & John Diener
An update on Gesher Galicia’s research projects and initiatives, website and All Galicia Database features, followed by a talk on the April 2013 trip taken by Gesher Galicia board member, John Diener, from Ottawa, Canada, and Gesher Galicia president, Pamela Weisberger to Austria, Poland and Ukraine to explore their mutual heritage and the resources available to genealogists. Join them as they visit the Staatsarchiv and the office housing Austrian cadastral maps in Vienna, the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, followed by a dinner with the great-great-grandson of Count Leonard Pininski, who once owned the town Pamela’s grandfather and John’s father were born in, then on to the Polish State Archives in Przemysl, and over the border to Ukraine, where they travel with Alex and Natalie Dunai to Lviv and Ternopil visiting archives and memorial sites of a vanished Jewish heritage.