JGSLA-Aug. 14th Meeting-Drohobycz Fim/Conference Highlights #poland
Pamela Weisberger <pweisberger@...>
Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles - Program for Sunday, August
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: University Synagogue, Klein Hall, 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los
SCREENING: "I REMEMBER JEWISH DROHOBYCZ'
In the short video, JGSLA founding member and rabbinical scholar, David
Einsiedler, born in Drohobycz in 1919, recounts the heart and soul of shtetl
life between the two World Wars. Through personal reminiscences, both
humorous and heart-wrenching, he leads us through the streets and into the
homes and schools of this Galician town. David describes moving to Lvov,
then to the university in Pisa, Italy and then on to America in the late
We hope to have Mr. Einsiedler in attendance to answer questions after the
screening about the vanished world of Eastern European Jewish life portrayed
in this film.
IAJGS CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS:
JGSLA members who attended the IAJGS conference in Las Vegas will discuss
the presentations they found most enlightening and entertaining, including
new genealogical research and databases, along with updates on regional
special interest (SIG) groups.
This meeting is open to the public and free of charge. Refreshments will be
For further information about this meeting and driving directions, please go
to our website at:
http://www.jgsla.org and click on "meetings" and "upcoming" or contact:
1st V.P. Programs, JGSLA
Santa Monica, CA
MODERATOR'S NOTE: While the JRI-Poland list does not ordinarily carry
announcements of local JGS meetings, because this program concerns a
town that was in Poland, it may be of interest to this list.