German SIG #Germany GerSIG at IAJGS Conference in Cleveland #germany

Alex Calzareth

Dear GerSIG Members,

The start of the 39th IAJGS Jewish Genealogy Conference in Cleveland
is only two weeks away!

The JewishGen German-Jewish Special Interest Group (GerSIG) looks
forward to seeing many familiar faces, first-time attendees and those
new to researching Jewish ancestors in Germany. Please send us a quick
email at gersigweb@... to let us know if you'll be joining us
in Cleveland.

There are two GerSIG meal events during the conference:
Tuesday, July 30 at 8 AM - Breakfast with the Experts with Roger
Lustig and Alex Calzareth
Thursday, August 1 at 12:15 PM - GerSIG Luncheon where Karen Franklin
and Alex Calzareth will speak on new indexing for historical compiled
German-Jewish Family Trees and other German research updates

Registration for the meals closes on July 20th. The breakfast appears
to be sold out but tickets can still be purchased for the luncheon.

The annual GerSIG business meeting will take place after the luncheon
on Thursday, August 1st at 1:45pm.

There are several presentation related to Germany and German-speaking
Jews throughout the conference:

Sunday, July 28 at 4:15 PM - After the Shoah, Honor Your Family by
Restoring German Citizenship, Stolpersteine, and the Ancestral Tour
by Miriam Zimmerman and Michael Loewenstein

Monday, July 29 at 1:45 PM - Resources for Researching Refugees in
World War II: The Case of Max Neugass by Karen Franklin
Tuesday, July 30 at 9:15 AM - Jewish Genealogy in the Germanies
by Roger Lustig

Tuesday, July 30 at 1:45 PM - The STRAUSS Family of Cleveland - a
Pioneering Jewish Family by Linda Levine

Friday, August 2 at 9:15 AM - The Flatow Fiction: When Records Deceive
by Roger Lustig

Additional presentations touch on the German-Jewish immigrant
communities in Ohio:

Monday, July 29 at 9:15 AM - An Introduction to the Cleveland Jewish
Archives by Sean Martin

Monday, July 29 at 10:45 AM - Researching Louis Loeb, a Cleveland
Native Son and Jewish-American Artist on the World Stage by Joy
Monday, July 29 at 3:15 PM Genealogical Gems: Jewish History and
Research in Central Ohio by Toby Brief and Elizabeth Plummer

GerSIG will also be at the SHARE fair held on Sunday, July 30 from
11:30 AM to 2:30 PM .

Alex Calzareth Long Island City, New York gersigweb@...
on behalf of the GerSIG team

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