Belarus SIG #Belarus Meetings related to Belarus at the 2019 IAJGS conference #belarus

Paul Zoglin

If you are attending the 2019 IAJGS conference in Cleveland there will be
several meetings related to Belarus:

1. Monday, July 29th, 10:45-12:00 in Center Street C: Internationally
acclaimed genealogist Miriam Weiner will speak about her 20+ years of doing
research in Belarus and the Miriam Weiner Archive for Belarus - a unique collection
of records >from Belarus - that are now searchable on the JewishGen Belarus SIG
website. Miriam will also discuss and show the group various resources in her
website ( of specific interest to those with Belarus roots.

The JewishGen Belarus SIG luncheon will immediately follow Miriam's talk.
The luncheon is currently sold out. If you don't already have a ticket you
can check the notice board at the conference for anyone selling a luncheon ticket.

2. Monday, July 29th, 1:45 - 3:00 in Center Street C:
The annual JewishGen Belarus SIG meeting.

In addition, there are several meetings for people researching specific Belarus
towns and travel in Belarus:

3. Creating a Shtetl Community: The Friends of Jewish Dokshitsy,
Monday, July 29th, 4:45-6:00 in Hope C

4. Friends of Dokshitsy BOF, Tuesday, July 30th, 10:45-12:00 in Center Street B

5. Journey to Your Past Visiting Your Family's Home Shtetl in Belarus:
Strategies, Tips and Planning: Wednesday, July 31st, 4:45-6:00 in Veterans A

6. Lida/Oshmiany District BOF: Thursday, August 1st, 4:45-6:00 in Superior B

7. Kobryn Uyezd RG: Friday, August 2nd, 10:45-12 in Center Street B

Many other meetings will cover topics relevant to research in Belarus.
Check the conference program for a complete listing:

Hope to see you in Cleveland.

Paul Zoglin
JewishGen Belarus SIG Database Coordinator

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