Bessarabia SIG #Bessarabia JGS NY Special Event May 19th - Great speakers #bessarabia

Harriet Mayer <mayharri@...>

The Jewish Genealogical Society in New York City invites you to join us for
"New York City Family History Research: An Afternoon of Learning in memory of Steven Siegel".

SUNDAY MAY 19th >from 12:30 to 5:30
at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. New York

"Destructive Creators: Jewish Immigrant "Bankers", the Business of Mass Migration, and New Sources
for Family History"
Rebecca Kobrin, Knapp Asst.Professor of American Jewish History at Columbia University

"The Genealogy of Brick and Stone: Tracing the History of New York Buildings:
Anthony W. Robins, Architectural Historian

">from Sonnenshein to Sunshine: Jews and Name Changing in NYC in the 20th Century"
Kirsten Fermaglich, Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at Michigan State University

"Under the Radar: a panel discussion on valuable less known records for family history research
in NYC libraries and archives"
Robert J. Friedman, Avrum Geller and Joan Koster-Morales, Professional Genealogists

REGISTER AT OUR WEBSITE: - where you will find the complete program

Steven Siegel, who died in 2012, was a founding member and past president of the JGS NY. He
was active in many genealogical, historical and archival organizations.

Submitted by Harriet Mayer
JGS NY Communications
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