Schelly Dardashti <dardasht@...>
The Jewish Family Research Association (JFRA) invites all
Genners to attend what will surely be a most interesting
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Benyamin Lukin.
For more information, contact either
Aviva Neeman - mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org,
or myself - mailto:email@example.com.
DATE: Sunday, November 12, 2000
TIME: Forum: 6:45 pm, Lecture (Hebrew) 7:30 pm
PLACE: Matnas Neve Eliezer, 6 Sheshet HaYamim St., Tel Aviv.
ADMISSION: JFRA members, NIS 10; others, NIS 15.
SPEAKER: DR. BENYAMIN LUKIN
Archivist-historian and Russian Department head,
Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People,
TOPIC: "Searches for roots of Belarussian Jews in historical
documentation kept at the Central Archives for the history
of the Jewish People."
He will also show slides of his recent trip to Belarus.
Born in 1951 in now-St. Petersburg, he emigrated to Israel
in 1990, after studying Jewish history and ethnology at the
Jewish History Seminar/Jewish University, Leningrad. Later, he
studied Jewish Art Documenting, Center for Jewish Art, at Hebrew
A researcher, lecturer and academic supervisor at
the Jewish History Seminar, he participated in and organized
trips to former shtetls in the Ukraine, Belarus and
Moldova and continues to make such research trips in connection
with his work and research. Additionally, he has researched and
written articles for Russian encyclopedias, historical
commissions and other projects.
A partial publication list: Jewish history in the Leningrad
Archives, Jewish scholarly life in Leningrad in the mid-1920s,
discovering and documentation of Jewish art in Eastern
Europe, the Jewish Cemetery of St. Petersburg, Israeli archives
with material on Russian Jewish History and more.
Co-curator of the Israel Museum exhibit "Back to the Shtetl,"
and its accompanying slideshow, he participated in a film on
Jewish folk culture for Israel Educational Television, and
is managing editor/co-author of the Historical Guide series, "100
Shtetls of the Ukraine," Vol. 1-1997, Supplement-1998 and Vol.
Schelly Talalay Dardashti