Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Convention #yiddish

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>

I hope the moderator will allow this information posting which should be
interest to many of you. I have no financial interest in this.

The American Jewish Historical Society announces:

The Association of Jewish Libraries announces its 39th Annual
Convention, which will take place June 20-23, 2004 at The New York
Marriott Hotel at the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, New York.
The theme of this year's convention is "The Jewish American
Experience: 350 Years."

Convention highlights include:
*Keynote speaker noted historian Hasia Diner: "Making Space Sacred:
American Jews and the Memory of the Lower East Side."
*Book Lovers' Judaica Festival featuring publishers, music, art, and
*Author's Luncheon - dine with 40 prominent authors.

Of special interest to historians:
*Treasures >from the Center for Jewish History
*Reading and Writing Jewish Biography
*Printers, publishers and missionaries: a short survey >from colonial
times until Isaac Leeser
*Jewish immigrants of the lower East Side and their free public libraries
*Reading history: books and the 1954 tercentary of American Jewish life
*Digital restoration of erased and damaged manuscripts
*The other Lower East Stide: the Sephardim in America 1654-present
*Finding information about American synagogues
*Starting an archive to preserve your instiution's history
*The American Jewish experience on film
*Contemporary racist and Judeoophobic ideology discoveries of the
Khazars - who really are the Jews?
*Studying modern German-Jewish history
*The Iraqi Jewish archive
*Jewish communities of Hong Kong, Thaland & Myanmar
*American Jewish bibliographers
*Great Jewish collections
*Jewish family history research
*Jewish American history for young readers

For further information and registration, please visit our website at
Or e-mail Elizabeth Stabler, Convention Co-Chair at lizastabler@...
Or call 212-725-5359.

Eden Joachim
Pomona, New York

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