German SIG #Germany July 24: German-Jewish genealogy program at the Center for Jewish History in New York #germany

Moriah Amit
 

Please join us for the following program, presented by the Ackman & Ziff
Family Genealogy Institute and Leo Baeck Institute.

Family History Today: "A person is only forgotten when their name
is forgotten" - The German Stolpersteine
Date: July 24, 6:30 PM
Place: Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
Description: In this talk, Michael Simonson, Archivist and the Director of
Public Outreach at the Leo Baeck Institute, will introduce us to the history
and current practice of the Stolpersteine (literally "stumbling stone")
Holocaust memorials in Germany. Drawing on his personal experiences working
with those who wish to remember former Jewish citizens, Michael will
highlight the stories of some of the Jewish families being remembered,
elucidate the steps he took to track down living descendants, and discuss
the reactions of those in the communities where these stones have been
placed.
Tickets: $10 Regular; $5 Center for Jewish History/Partner Members, Seniors
, and Students; You may purchase tickets in advance at stolpersteine.bpt.me
or 800-838-3006.

Moriah Amit, Senior Reference Services Librarian, Genealogy Coordinator
Center for Jewish History (New York, NY)

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