I am pleased to announce the following IAJGS committee appointments.
Mark Halpern, Philadelphia JGS Past President, Program Chair of the 29th
IAJGS International Conference held in Philadelphia, JRI Poland activist
will be chairing the Achievement Awards Committee. Mark will be joined by
Paul Cheifitz of Israel formerly of South Africa very active in genealogy,
the Latvian SIG and South Africa; Jan Meisels Allen, IAJGS Board Member and
PRAMC chairman and JGSCV President; Laurence Harris of England a former
chairman of the JGS of Great Britain and Michael Brenner IAJG Vice President
Hadassah Lipsius, JGS of New York Executive member, JRI-Poland Board member
and Co-chair of the IAJGS International Conference in New York will be
chairing the Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant Committee joined by Lea Gedalia of
Israel, a past IGS Secretary & Jerusalem Chair, Day Seminar Chair and by
Heidi Urich President of the JGS of Greater Boston.
The IAJGS Nominating Committee will be chaired by IAJGS Past President Hal
Bookbinder. Joining Hal will be JGS of Great Britain Chairman Mark Nicholls
and Nolan Altman an IAJGS Board Member & JewishGen VP for Data Acquisition.
Stay tuned for announcements >from these committees.