Several BOF (Birds of a Feather) sessions relating to Polesie
(southwestern Belarus) are scheduled for the 2016 IAJGS Conference in Seattle:
The Jewish Polesie BOF group will meet on Thursday August 11th at
7:30 - 8:45 AM. Jewish Polesie is a network of Jewish genealogists
who are interested in southwestern Belarus. The area roughly overlaps
the Tsarist era uyezds (districts) of Pinsk, Kobrin, Pruzhany and Brest.
The Kobrin Uyezd Jewish Research Group (KUJRG) will meet on Thursday
August 11th at 4:30 - 5:45 AM. The KUJRG researches the Kobrin
District's archival data. The district included Ivanava/Yanov,
Motol, Chomsk, Drohichin, Yakovlevo/Gutava, Antopol, Horodets,
Kobrin, Divin and numerous villages.
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