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Gesher Galicia SIG

Gesher Galicia announces the release of the June 2018
issue of the "Galitzianer," the organization's quarterly research

This month, we feature a range of topics: >from a description of
Galician records to unique personal stories. Discover compelling
narratives accompanied by telling images, ranging >from old postcards
and family pictures, to historical maps and more.

Among major themes, we highlight Jewish experiences
during World War I, which coincides with the centennial of the ending
of the Great War. Also, don't miss "Faces of Galicia" and program
updates on Jewish genealogy meetings (the AGAD-Gesher Galicia
Symposium and the 38th IAJGS Conference) taking place this summer.

The featured topics in this month's issue are:

-- >from the Editor's Desk: Galician Jews in WWI
-- Research Corner: WWI records by Tony Kahane
-- Family Evidence Books (Lemberg) by Joshua Grayson
-- Jacob Sicherman's War by Carol Sicherman
-- One Family, Many Armies by Ruth Kurschner
-- Map Corner: One town's story in WWI by Jay Osborn
-- Interview with Sam Nager: Reminiscing about Dynow
-- A Child Remembers by Dasia Black
-- Cherished Memories by Nurit Caspi-Sheps

We hope you will enjoy the new issue of the journal.

The "Galitzianer" is a membership benefit of Gesher Galicia, though
everyone is invited to submit articles on Galicia-related
themes. For more details, please go to

Andrew Zalewski
Editor, the Galitzianer
The Quarterly Research Journal of Gesher Galicia

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