IAJGS 2010 Los Angeles Conference Registration is now LIVE! #belarus
Registration for the 30th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish
Genealogy is now open!
Go to our website: http://www.jgsla2010.com and click on the
"Registration" tab to begin or go directly to this link:
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles looks forward to
welcoming you to Los Angeles >from July 11 - 16 for an extraordinary
series of presentations by renowned scholars, archivists and research
specialists >from around the world. We'll also offer enlightening
films, methodology workshops, evening musical and dramatic
performances, and opportunities to network and schmooze with a
friendly, global community of Jewish genealogists. Our resource room
will be staffed by representatives >from the US Holocaust Memorial
Museum, the Shoah Foundation, the Steven Spielberg Visual History
Archive, the Jewish Genealogy Learning Center in Warsaw, and Yad
Vashem, ready to provide you with one-one-one assistance with your
Right now you can sign up for SIG lunches and dinners.
Breakfast-with-the-Experts, Midnight with the Mavens, computer lab and
tour schedules coming soon. JW Marriott reservations are also open.
Anyone planning to arrive early can join us for two pre-conference,
all kosher, welcome dinners, with thought-provoking speakers and a
special Shabbat-friendly learning session on Kabbalah with author,
Arthur Kurzweil, on Saturday afternoon, July 10.
At the gala IAJGS awards banquet on Thursday, July 15, Canadian singer
Mitch Smolkin will perform "Rexite on the Radio: Live >from the Golden
Age of New York's Yiddish Broadcasts." He'll croon the songs of the
"Yiddish Frank Sinatra," accompanied by Russian concert pianist, Nina
Shapilksy. You'll experience classic Yiddish tunes along with the
great Broadway hits of the 20th century as they were heard on
thousands of radios across the country (in Yiddish!). You'll never
listen to Oklahoma the same way again.
The Call for Papers has just ended and we will announce the full
conference program and schedule in March, but until then there will be
sneak previews and coming attractions on website and via our
"Announcements Newsletter." If you haven't signed up for it yet, you
don't know what you're missing! Here's the link:
And remember to also subscribe to our newly-opened JewishGen
discussion group: Los Angeles 2010, where you can ask questions, get
answers, kvetch and kvell about what's in store for July:
See you this summer!
Program Chair IAJGS 2010 Los Angeles