19th Annual Conference on Jewish Genealogy, August 8-13, 1999 - Bulletin #18 #general


Researchers will have an opportunity to learn about Holocaust resources and
genealogical resources in Israel at the 19th Annual Conference on Jewish
Genealogy, August 8-13, 1999. Batya Untershatz of the Search Bureau for
Missing Relatives and Diana Sommer of the Douglas E. Goldman Jewish Genealogy
Center at Beit Hatefusoth Dorot Center, will be coming >from Israel to describe
the work of their organizations. Dr. Saul Issroff of England and Rose Lehrer
Cohen of Israel will describe the Lithuanian Holocaust Names Research Project.
Paul Siverstone will provide information on Aliya Bet, the illegal immigration
to Palestine. Peter Lande will talk about Holocaust research, victims and
survivors. Vadim Altskan, Historian, Survivors Registry, US Holocaust
Memorial Museum in Washington will speak about resources in the Archives of
his organization.

A copy of the Conference registration application can be printed directly from
the web site (http://members.aol.com/nyc99conf). Check out the latest updated
list of lectures planned. The Conference will be held at the Mariott Marquis
Hotel, located in the heart of revitalized Times Square -- accessible to all
archives, libraries and resources for genealogical research. Provide the
Conference information when you make your reservations with the hotel and
airlines in order to receive the special rates for attendees. Note: Early
registration most be postmarked May 15, 1999.

See you at the Conference!
Estelle Guzik, Pres.
PS If you have any questions, write to us at nyc99conf@aol.com

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