November Meeting of Jewish Genealogical Society of Philadelphia #general


November Meeting of Jewish Genealogical Society of Philadelphia

Date: Monday, November 13, 2000
Time: 7:45 PM
Place: The Newman Building at Gratz College
Old York Road (Route 611) and Melrose Avenue
Melrose Park, PA

Speaker: Mark Halpern
Topic: Jewish Records Indexing -Poland: Vital Records >from Poland and More

Mark will review how to use the online database of records >from Poland,
explain what information can be obtained there, and also describe the new
initiatives recently announced by JRI-Poland.

Mark Halpern has coordinated for JRI-Poland the records of the Bialystok
(birthplace of his mother) branch of the Polish State Archives, which had
not been microfilmed by the LDS church. Currently, he is coordinating the
indexing of records held in Warsaw's AGAD Archives for 13 towns near
Tarnopol, his father's birthplace, in the Galacian part of Ukraine. In
addition he is a volunteer on Jewishgen and a member of JGSP for one year.

Special Offer for New Members and other Beginners!

Come at 7:15, 30 minutes early, and hear more experienced members of
JGSP give advice and counsel on issues that interest and perplex you.
Come early and stay for the regular meeting following.
Interested friends are always welcome!
Refreshments will be served following the meeting
For all who are researching Philadelphia roots and need information on
local resources; cemeteries, funeral directors, repositories (and much
more) please visit the JGSP website:
Russian Special Interest Group:
The next (Important) meeting will be held on Sunday, November 19, at
1:30 p.m. at the Klein Branch JG/CC, Red Lion Rd. & Jamison Ave.

Speaker: Ms. Klara Vinokur, former head of the Kiev organization of
Holocaust survivors.

Lois Sernoff [JGS Philadelphia]

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