Belarus SIG #Belarus JGS Il Meeting:"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Belarus Archives" #belarus


Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois will host "Everything You Ever
Wanted to Know about the Archives in Belarus", Wednesday, July 12th, 7:00 p.m., at
Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL, 60077. Dr. Oleg
Perzashkevich, associate professor at the Belarusian Polytechnic Academy and the
Belarusian State University, and Director of the Minsk Historical Genealogy
Group, will explain the importance of and history of the Belarus archives to
the Jewish population, their indexing system and fees, and provide information
on Minsk and other Belarusian archives. If your ancestors lived in five
different countries but never moved (Lithuania, Poland, White Russia, Russia,
and Belarus), you are probably >from Belarus.

After this program, there will be a question and answer period. For more
information about this and future JGSI programs, visit
( , or phone 312-666-0100.

Mike Karsen

Researching: YANKELOVICH, SHEPSOLOVICH (Gorodishche/Horodyszcze, Belarus)

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