Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Gesher Galicia comes to the Philadelphia area #galicia
Andrew Zalewski, a Gesher Galicia board member and editor of our
research journal, "The Galitzianer," will be the featured speaker at a
lunch-and-learn program on
"Jewish Trailblazers and Rebels"
at Gratz College, Elkins Park, PA, on Wednesday, May 30, 12:15 p.m. to
1:30 p.m. We encourage fellow Galitzianers who live in the Philadelphia
area to take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy Andrew's enlightening
and entertaining presentation.
The story of the Jewish people is replete with tales of perseverance.
Andrew will describe the Galician medical globetrotters, men and women,
who challenged the norms of society in search of education -- often
provoking heated debates within their communities. The audience will
travel the world with these trailblazing Galician Jews and unlock
surprising secrets >from archival records and maps. The information will
be of value to everyone interested in Jewish genealogy.
Andrew Zalewski is a physician and former professor of medicine at
Jefferson University, Philadelphia. The author of two books, "Galician
Trails: The Forgotten Story of One Family" and "Galician Portraits: In
Search of Jewish Roots," he is a frequent speaker at IAJGS conferences,
JGS meetings, and cultural and academic institutions in the U.S. and
Registration (required) is $18 (by May 21), $20 (May 22 on), including
lunch. To learn more and to register go to
Renee Stern Steinig
for Gesher Galicia