Meeting of the JGS Illinois: 25 September 2005 #ukraine
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois will host a film on E2809C The Jews of
Poland: Bialystok, Lvov, Krakow, Vilna, and Warsaw in 1938-1939 E2809D, at the
Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Avenue (just west of Green Bay Road),
Sunday, September 25th, 1:15-4:00 p.m. A nonprofit educational organization
founded in 1981, Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois (JGSI), welcomes
guests to its free monthly meetings.
Have you always wanted to discover your familys history but didn't know
where to begin? Even if you donE28099t know the names of your grandparents,
where your ancestors originated, or if their town was destroyed in the
Holocaust, you can trace your Jewish roots. Come to the meetings and learn
how to start your search, locate your family shtetls, and use research sources
around the world. JGSI has an extensive genealogical reference collection, and
can provide you with a list of useful websites. If you are a beginner and need
help getting started, members can assist you.
The meeting room will open at 1:15 p.m. for studying research materials and
asking questions. For people doing online research, JGSI vice-president
Mike Karsen will lead a mini-workshop on Dr. Stephen Morse's One-Step forms
for searching the Ellis Island passenger arrival database >from 1:15-2:00 p.m.
The film will begin at 2 p.m. For more information about these and future JGSI
programs, visit www.jewishgen.org/jgsi (http://www.jewishgen.org/jgsi), or
phone (312) 666-0100.
Researching: PEKARSKY (Zhitomir, Khodorkov, Berdichev, Ukraine)
Blumenfeld, Markowitz (Botosani, Romania)