IGRA Meeting Jan. 23 in Modiin, Israel- Return to Sighet: Remembrance, Culture and Celebration #general

Elena Bazes

Tuesday, January 23rd in Modiin

Join us for the next meeting of the Israel Genealogy Research
Association (IGRA).

Peninah Zilberman will lecture on Return to Sighet: Remembrance,Culture and
Celebration. Peninah, the daughter of Holocaust survivors >from Sighet Maramures and
Bucharest, will speak about her experience walking in the footsteps of her
great-grandparents after 70 years and finding solace when meeting a lost family
member who brings to life stories of her grandparents pre-World War II. This talk
will be in English, but the speaker is fluent in Hebrew.

Peninah has lectured at the IAJGS Conference in 2012 and 2015, as well as, various
conferences in Europe. She initiated the 70th Anniversary of the Sighet Jewish
Deportations and established the Sighet Cultural Foundation. Peninah also
established the Maramures Routes to Roots heritage tours.

Location: Yigal Yadin 41, Modi'in, in the events room on the entrance floor.

Meeting begins at 19:30. To join IGRA, go to http://genealogy.org.il/membership/

Elena Bazes
IGRA Publicity Chairperson

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