JGSPBC April Meeting #general

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov

Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach Inc.

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2005
Place: South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach
Time: 12:30 PM: Registration, Networking and Brick Wall Session
1:00 PM: Program, followed by short business meeting

Program: S.O.S. - Share our Successes
Four members who have had success in their areas of research will share their
stories and expertise. Alfred M Silberfeld, Dr. Marvin Hamburg, Dorothy Bernstein
and Sandra Zahn-Oreck will speak of their latest accomplishments in the field of
genealogical research and the methods they used to obtain them. Come learn how
perseverance, solid research techniques and a little bit of luck can get you past
the brick wall.

Calendar of April Events:
Wednesday Mornings: JGSPBCI Library Orientation (April 6-May 18)
Irv Skorka, Library Liaison Chairman, will be on hand to introduce the valuable
resource material in our Genealogical Library in the Sandler Building, J.C.C, Boca
Raton. Three computers and a printer are available for internet searches.
Sessions will be held >from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Due to space limitations,
attendance will be limited to 5 people each session. To make your reservation
please contact: Irv irvela@aol.com

Special Interest Group Meetings: (SIGS)
Important: (Please note: A SIG meeting will not be held at the Civic Center on
April 13 (the monthly meeting). The Galicia and Romania - Hungary SIGS will meet
as planned on May 11 at the Civic Center, at 11:30 AM, prior to the monthly
Two SIG meetings will be held in April at the JGSPBCI Genealogical Library,
April 5: Tuesday, 1 PM, Litvak SIG member's queries will be addressed
regarding their Lithuanian shtetl of interest by member Arnold Tolkin who will
share his expertise gathered >from his visits to those Lithuanian shtetlach.
Contact: Sylvia Nusinov curiousyl@bellsouth.net
April 6, Wednesday, 1 PM Romania/Hungarian SIG, JGSPBCI Genealogical Library.
Following an orientation by Irv Skorka about the materials available in our
collection, Mona Morris, JGSPBCI President Emerita, will share material >from her
recent visit to Romania.
Contact: Natalie Hamburg jakies75@aol.com
For additional information or to join a SIG contact Chairman Marvin Lopatin,

Save this date: May 25, 7 P.M
Noted Genealogist Yale Reisner to Speak at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center,
Aventura, Florida.
JGSPBCI is proud to co-sponsor the visit of internationally acclaimed genealogist
Yale Reisner. Arrangements are being made to attend this lecture as a group.
Please contact President Dennis Rice, drtigers@aol.com to form car pools. If
enough members plan to attend a bus will be hired.

Celebrate Jewish Genealogy Month:
"When the Nazis rounded us up, they took away our names and gave us numbers. We
genealogists are involved in taking away the numbers and giving back the names."
... Arthur Kurzweil
The month of Nissan 5765 (April 10-May 9)--the Passover season--is "Jewish
Genealogy Month". This year's theme is "Changing Numbers Back to Names".

Dennis Rice, President drtigers@aol.com
Jacqueline Fineblit, Email coordinator jsfine@adelphia.net

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