12 Search Results Found For: "Discussion Group"

E-mail Discussion Group

Gesher Galicia has an online discussion group hosted by JewishGen.  You do not need to be a member of Gesher Galicia to subscribe, but subscribing to the discussion group alone does not make you a Gesher Galicia member.  The only way to receive a subscription to our quarterly journal, The Galitzianer, and our e-newsletters is to be a current dues-paying member.  (We have annual dues.)  To join Gesher Galicia go to: www.geshergalicia.org/membership.


36th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

Seattle, Washington, August 7-12, 2016 The following are details of some of the conference sessions involving Gesher Galicia Board members, as well as Gesher Galicia’s sponsored speaker. There are also several other interesting sessions on Galician topics, whose details can be found on the conference’s web site: http://s4.goeshow.com/iajgs/annual/2016/program_schedule.cfm MONDAY, AUGUST 8 Andrew Zalewski Jewish Galicia […]


The Board of Directors of Gesher Galicia 2021

  STEVEN S. TURNER, D.D.S. Roslyn, NY, USA, President Steven Turner was already curious about Galicia as a small boy, when he spent the holidays davening at a Galitzianer shul with his grandparents in Brooklyn, NY. That was the start of his journey into genealogy, as he tried to prove that his family surname was […]


Table of Contents: Volume 7, Number 3 (Spring, 2000)

GG Matters Coordinator’s Corner Steering Committee Update: Urgent need for Newsletter Team for the Galitzianer JewishGen Update Research Grants for Member Projects Gesher Galicia Member Grant Request Form Gesher Galicia Projects Jewishgen-erosity Page Membership Mission of Inquiry Book, Galicia Chapter Available Galicia SIG Discussion Group Gesher Galicia – New Members and their Research Interests Town […]


Table of Contents: Volume 6, Number 2 (Winter, 1999)

Editor’s Note Coordinator’s Corner Town Updates Delyatin Gorlice Kolbuszowa Kozlow Przemysl Rzeszow Tarnow “Return to My Shtetl Delatyn” Video Galicia Discussion Group Online! Yizkor Book Update GG Web Site Launched Krakow During the Holocaust: A Bibliography My Krakow Family My Trip to Krakow Krakow Jewish Records — Additional Sources Krakow Records Online Krakow and Lvov […]


In Memoriam

We remember those members of Gesher Galicia known to have passed away since the group was founded in 1993. Their efforts and contributions to their personal family research, to their fellow researchers, and to Jewish Galician research have been invaluable and very much appreciated by all of us. Each member is listed by name, residence, […]


Pamela Weisberger, In Memoriam

It is with profound sadness that Gesher Galicia must announce the sudden death of the creative force behind our organization. Pamela Weisberger, who died on Friday, September 26, 2015 in Santa Monica after a brief illness. She cannot be replaced.


The Story of Shlomo   Shlomo Adler was born as Stanislaw Salek Adler on June 16, 1930 in Bolechow, Poland. His father, Abraham Dolek Adler owned a leather factory and his mother, Sara Freilich Adler, was a WIZO activist and took care of the household. Salek’s older sister, Miriam Musia, was born in 1924. In […]


Abstracts of Some Papers Presented at the Toronto Conference

The 22nd IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy, held in Toronto from August 4 to August 9, presented dozens of interesting papers and discussions. The following article presents a somewhat arbitrary selection of abstracts of some of these papers: Gravestones and Death Certificates: Can You Believe What You Read?; Jewish Surnames in Galicia; Millennium of Polish Jewry, Part I—Wandering Jew: Migrations of Polish Jews, c. 1000 – c. 2000; Millennium of Polish Jewry, Part II—How Did the Jews in Poland and Eastern Europe Live and Why Did They Emigrate?; Millennium of Polish Jewry, Part III—Poles and Jews: A Shared History, A Divided Memory (Panel discussion); DNA, the Ultimate Genealogical Record: Using Saliva As An Easy Source of DNA; Polish Pronunciation and Grammar Workshop; A Journey to Our Ancestral Shtetlach (Ukraine); The Deadly Triangle: Ukrainians, Jews, and Poles in the Summer of 1941; Genetic Genealogy: Another Tool in the Arsenal; Jewish Cemeteries in Western Galicia; Sources for Jewish Genealogical Research in Western Galicia; 19th Century Jewish Life in Eastern Galicia


Hiring a Researcher

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Fall, 2008 Regional Meeting — New York City

Cadastral Map and Landowner Records Project Update — Pamela Weisberger; Researching Galician Records in Vienna; JRI-Poland Update — Mark Halpern; “Good-Bye Bohorodchany” — Bernard Reiner; Research at the International Tracing Service (ITS) Archives in Bad Arolsen, Germany: Film and Panel Discussion — panel discussion with Valery Bazarov, Janet Isenberg, Renee Steinig and Pamela Weisberger


Gesher Galicia Programs at the 2008 IAJGS Conference in Chicago

Tovarisch: I Am Not Dead; A Torah Returns to Poland and
From Krystallnacht to Crystal Day: A Synagogue in Wroclaw Glows Again
— Ellen Friedland; Erased: Vanishing Traces of Jewish Galicia in Present-Day Ukraine — Omer Bartov; The Litvak-Galitzianer Wars: The Cultural Geography of East European Jewry — Zvi Gitelman


Records of the Discussion Group family in the All Galicia Database

There are currently 6 records for the surname Discussion Group (including soundalike names and spelling variants) in the All Galicia Database (the AGD), Gesher Galicia's free searchable collection of genealogical and historical records from the former Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia, which is now eastern Poland and western Ukraine. Here is a sampling of some of the results you can find there:

  • Salomon BITTNER, grandchild of , , ,
    Holocaust record from Lwów Ghetto Residents (1941-1943)
  • Israel ZEUG and Ruchel DEIK
    1866 marriage record from Brzeżany Jewish Marriages (1825-1874)
  • Chaim Mendel KIRSCH and Feige Blume STEINHAUER
    1918 marriage record from Przemyśl Jewish Military Chaplaincy Marriages (1916-1918)
  • Wanda ABRAMOWICZ, grandchild of Mojzesz ABRAMOWICZ, Hendla Pesla ZYLBERBERG, Israel Chaim SIEGEL, Salomea SPERR
    1942 Holocaust record from Jewish Doctors' Questionnaires (1941-1942) [Yad Vashem]
    1942 Holocaust record from Jewish Doctors' Questionnaires (1941-1942) [Yad Vashem]
  • [no given name]
    19th/20th century cemetery record from Brody Jewish Cemetery Transcriptions

Search the All Galicia Database to see the full information available for all 6 records. The AGD is updated with new records every few months, so check back often to see the latest results.


Gesher Galicia is a non-profit organization carrying out Jewish genealogical and historical research on Galicia, formerly a province of Austria-Hungary and today divided between southeastern Poland and western Ukraine. The research work includes the indexing of archival vital records and census books, Holocaust-period records, Josephine and Franciscan cadastral surveys, lists of Jewish taxpayers, and records of Galician medical students and doctors - all added to our searchable online database. In addition, we reproduce regional and cadastral maps for our online Map Room. We conduct educational research and publish a quarterly research journal, the Galitzianer.

You can search our free All Galicia Database, Map Room, and archival inventories, and read about member benefits starting at $36 per year. You can also join online.

Our general contact address: info@geshergalicia.org