Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Gesher Galicia & BOF Meeting-NYC-Nov. 20th #galicia


Pamela Weisberger <pweisberger@...>
 

Reminder:

Gesher Galicia will be holding a regional meeting jointly sponsored by the
Jewish Genealogical Society of New York on Sunday, November 20th at the
Center for Jewish History in Manhattan.

In addition to the main program, beginning at 2:00PM with speakers Mark
Halpern (on JRI-Poland), Suzan Wynne (on Jewish Life in Galicia), Logan
Kleinwaks (on using OCR to search Galician/Polish directories) and Shelley
Pollero (on Allegro-Polish auction site), and a showing of two short films:
"The Jews of Poland-Lvov" shot in 1939, and "I Remember Jewish Drohobycz,"
an interview with David Einsiedler, we will be holding many
birds-of-a-feather meetings >from 12:00N - 2:00PM.

These are the towns/villages and cities represented so far are:

SUCHOSTAW REGION RESEARCH GROUP (SRRG) (Including towns: Skalat,
Grzymalowe. Trembowla, Zalesczczki, Kopyczynce, Zbaraz, Borsczow, Buczacz)

KOBUSZOWA REGION RESEARCH GROUP (KRRG) & RZESZOW (Including towns: Lancut,
Mielec, Nisko, Pisno Ropczyce, Stryzyzow, Tarnobrzeg)

DROHOBYCZ, BORISLAW, SAMBOR & STRYJ

KOLOMEA REGION

KRAKOW REGION

IVANO FRANKIVSK

BROZOW, SANOK, LESKO, KROSNO

LVIV REGION

PRZEMYSL

For some regions and towns there will be special presentations on travel,
maps, books, Holocaust, archival and vital record research and cemetery
restoration updates, with opportunities to network and share information
with others. If you want to present a report on your town, or have
information for a handout specific to your region, please contact Eden
Joachim who is coordinating the BOF groups:

esjoachim@optonline.net

For more information on the main program or BOF meetings go to Gesher
Galicia's event page:

http://www.jewishgen.org/Galicia/joint_meeting.html#BOF

Or the JGSNY web site:

http://www.jgsny.org/events.htm

These sites provide directions to the Center for Jewish History, lunch
options, and detailed program information.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Pamela Weisberger
Research Coordinator, Gesher Galicia
pweisberger@hotmail.com

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