LitvakSIG at 36th IAJGS International Jewish Genealogy Conference Seattle August 7-12 #lithuania


Carol Hoffman
 

Join us at the 36th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
that will take place in Seattle, WA, >from August 7-12, 2016,
http://www.iajgs2016.org/. We are honored this year to host guest
lecturer, Virginija Cijunskiene, director of the Lithuania State
Historical Archive.

LitvakSIG day is scheduled for Thursday, August 11. Our annual general
meeting with reports and elections will be followed by the LitvakSIG
luncheon (be sure to register for it) where our guest speaker,
Virginija Cijunskiene , will speak on Jewish genealogy sources in
Lithuania State Historical Archives. That same afternoon Judy Baston
will present her lecture, Researching Your Litvak Roots -- with
LitvakSIG and More.

Additional lectures/events pertaining to LitvakSIG and Litvak Roots
include:


Glimpses of Lithuania Jews XIX c history with Virginija Cijunskiene
Jewish History Resources in Lithuania State Historical Archives,
Virginija Cijunskiene
Litvakian Traders in Cross-Border Traffic - an Example >from 1838,
Ruth Leiserowitz
The Litvak-Galitsianer Wars: Jewish Cultural Geography, Zvi Gitelman
The Wandering Jew - Jewish Migration between the 18th and 21th
Centuries >from Kopcheve (Kapciamiestis), Carol Hoffman.
Search the conference program to see when these will be held.

LitvakSIG BOF groups are plenty: Telsiai/Siauliai, Klaipeda (Memel),
Lida/Oshmiany, Kupiskis/Rokisis, Trakai, Svencionys, and Suwalki.

Kick off the conference by visiting our LitvakSIG stand at the SHARE
Fair on Sunday afternoon, August 7 (1:30 pm to 5:00 pm)

Carol Hoffman
President LitvakSIG

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