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Online database with over half a million records from Galicia.
Inventories of genealogical records in Polish and Ukrainian archives.
Large-scale, zoomable cadastral and regional maps from Galicia.
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Tuesday, January 14 to Saturday, February 22 (with most events taking place between January 27 and 31). THE 12th INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAYS IN PODKARPACKIE PROVINCE, under the auspices of the Marshal of Podkarpackie voivodeship, Władysław Ortyl. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a wide-ranging series of events of remembrance of the Holocaust in the region is planned in 35 towns in south-eastern Poland. The towns include: Rzeszów, Dynów, Jarosław, Jasło, Leżajsk, Mielec, Pruchnik, Przemyśl, Rudnik, Sanok, Tarnobrzeg, Tyczyn, and others. The events involve talks (including by Holocaust survivors), musical performances, exhibitions, religious services, and other commemorative events. The main organizers are the Department of Jewish History and Culture at the University of Rzeszów, under Prof. Wacław Wierzbieniec. Many other institutions are also involved in the sponsorship and organization of events, including municipal councils, cultural centers, schools, museums, and local community groups.
For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at Rzeszów University, or else email@example.com. English-speakers can also call for information: +48 609504192, or +48 661582989.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. New York, NY 10011. Andrew Zalewski will present: JEWISH STUDENTS, MEDICAL GLOBETROTTERS, AND PERSEVERING WOMEN. For further details and to register, please click here.
Monday, May 4, 2020, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., JGS of Montreal and Jewish Public Library, Gelber Conference Centre, 5151 Côte-Ste-Catherine/1 Carré Cummings, Montreal. Andrew Zalewski will present: POPULATION SURVEYS AND MAPS OF GALICIA. The event is open to the public. For further details click here.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., JGS of Ottawa, the Soloway Jewish Community Centre. Andrew Zalewski will present: JEWISH GLOBETROTTERS AND PERSEVERING WOMEN FROM GALICIA. Further details to follow.
Sunday, June 14, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. New York, NY 10011. Meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of NYC. Andrew Zalewski will present: WORKSHOP: ARCHIVES, RECORDS, AND RESOURCES FOR GALICIAN GENEALOGISTS (1:00-1:40 p.m.) and SURVEYS AND MAPS OF GALICIA: VISITING TOWNS AND MEETING NEIGHBORS (2:00-4:00 p.m.). Check the links for further details on the workshop and the main talk.
Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Gratz College Reading Room, 7605 Old York Rd. Melrose Park, PA 19027. Andrew Zalewski will present: JEWISH GALICIA: LIVING TOGETHER AND APART. For further details about the topic, please click here, and for registration, register here.
Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington D.C. Location: B'nai Israel Congregation, 6301 Montrose Rd, Rockville, MD 20852. Andrew Zalewski will present: WORKSHOP: Resources for Genealogical Research (Galicia) (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) and MEDICAL GLOBETROTTERS AND PERSEVERING WOMEN FROM GALICIA (1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.). For further details and registration, please click here.
Tuesday, September 10 – Thursday, September 12, 2019
SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “JEWS IN GALICIA”
to be held in Kraków, at the Jagiellonian University and Galicia Jewish Museum. For more details of this conference, click here. Tony Kahane will present a paper at the conference on “Institutional antisemitism in the territory of the former Galicia, 1935-1939”, of which this is the abstract. Here is the final program for the conference.