Final Stretch - 24th IAJGS Conference #rabbinic

Martha Lev-Zion <martha@...>

As we are reaching the home stretch, we are putting the final
touches on the program for the Jewish Genealogy Conference in
Jerusalem. We have made arrangements with the Chevra Kadisha [Burial
Society] to enable you to search for where your relatives might be
buried in Jerusalem [only]. We are posting a downloadable .pdf on
our website:

This file should be printed, filled out and returned to us as
instructed on the form. When you arrive at the Conference, the
information will be waiting for you. We will continue this service
after the conference as well, but preference until then will be
given to those registered for the conference.

Yad Vashem has informed us that they have extended their hours for
research during the conference. Their hours for the week of 4-9 July
will be as follows:

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm.
Storerooms (containing most of the books and all the archival
material) close at 5:00 pm. but the reading room will remain open
until 7:00 pm.
Monday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Storerooms close at 3:30 pm.
Friday: 8:30 - 12:30. Storerooms close at 11:00 am.

Note: The names database and computerized indexes are available on
the computers in the reading room, and in extra rooms which will be
opened according to need. The information desk at the entrance to
the reading room will be able to direct you to these overflow rooms.

Our volunteers will be available to help you with foreign languages.

You can always find the latest news of the conference by going to
our website: and clicking on
"news" in the left hand column!

See you in Jerusalem!
Martha Levinson Lev-Zion, Ph.D.
The 24th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
Jerusalem, July 4-9, 2004

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