Jan Meisels Allen <janmallen@...>
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles (JGSLA) and the Skirball
Cultural Center are pleased to announce a jointly sponsored program on
October 21, 2002 "Jewish Genealogy as a Tool for Rebuilding of the Jewish
People". The speaker is Arthur Kurzweil, renowned author of >from Generation
to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History. Mr.
Kurzweil has spoken before hundreds of Jewish groups over the past two
decades. His name has become synonymous with Jewish Genealogy.
Mr. Kurzweil will explore the field of Jewish genealogical research and
discuss its importance as a tool for Jews today. Jewish genealogical
research is far more than just a fascinating pastime! >from the very
beginning of the Jewish people, genealogy has been an important tool for
education, continuity and rebuilding. In our generation, living in the
shadow of the Holocaust, Jewish genealogy has become a powerful and
important activity within the Jewish community. Both beginners and
experienced researchers will gain a wealth of information and insight from
Our traveling library (not a lending library) will be available for use 30
minutes before the meeting.
Date and Place:The meeting is Monday, October 21, 2002 7:30 p.m. at the
Skirball Cultural Center, Magnin Auditorium 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los
Angeles, CA .
Directions: Exit the San Diego Freeway (405) at Skirball Center Drive.
Right onto Sepulveda Blvd. and right again into the Skirball parking lot
opposite the Center entrance ; or after turning right on Sepulveda Blvd
turn left on Herscher Drive, north of the Center to the underground parking
There is no fee and parking is free as well. Non-members are welcome.
For more information on the JGSLA and our future meeting dates and speakers
visit our website: www.jgsla,org .
Jan Meisels Allen
JGSLA Vice President Programs