Speaker: Suzan Wynne
Title: Jewish Life in Galicia
Date and Time: Sunday, May 21, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Location: Hadassah meeting room, 3723 Old Court Rd (Dumbarton Offices
Note the one-time location at Hadassah, not the library.
Please join us on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 1:30 p.m., for our next program, Jewish
Life in Galicia, presented by Suzan Wynne.
Suzan Wynne will highlight the organization of the Jewish community in Galicia and
the impact that self-government had on everyday life, including relations between
Jews and Christians.
Suzan Wynne was the founder of Gesher Galicia, a special interest group focusing on
Galician Jewry, and was also a founding member of the Jewish Genealogy Society of
Greater Washington. She has written two books about researching our Jewish
ancestors in Galicia. The most recent book, entitled, The Galitzianers: The Jews of
Galicia,1772-1918, is a substantial revision of her earlier work, Finding Your
Jewish Roots in Galicia: A Resource Guide. She recently retired >from a career as a
geriatric social worker and was a private genealogical researcher for 10 years.
Three of her four grandparents were >from Galicia, and half of her husband's
grandparents were also >from that region.
The program is free for paid members and $5 for non-members (applied to membership
fee when a visitor joins JGSMD) after their first meeting. Refreshments will be
available. Please check our web site at www.jgsmd.org for late updates and for the
time, location, and program of future meetings.
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