Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia The June issue of the "Galitzianer" #galicia

Gesher Galicia SIG

Gesher Galicia announces the release of the June 2018 issue of the
"Galitzianer," the organization's quarterly research journal.

This month, we feature a range of topics: >from a description of Galician
records to unique personal stories. Discover compelling narratives
accompanied by telling images, ranging >from old postcards and family
pictures, to historical maps and more.

Among major themes, we highlight Jewish experiences during World
War I, which coincides with the centennial of the ending of the Great
War. Also, don't miss "Faces of Galicia" and program updates on
Jewish genealogy meetings (the AGAD-Gesher Galicia Symposium and
the 38th IAJGS Conference) taking place this summer.

The featured topics in this month's issue are:

-- >from the Editor's Desk: Galician Jews in WWI
-- Research Corner: WWI records by Tony Kahane
-- Family Evidence Books (Lemberg) by Joshua Grayson
-- Jacob Sicherman's War by Carol Sicherman
-- One Family, Many Armies by Ruth Kurschner
-- Map Corner: One town's story in WWI by Jay Osborn
-- Interview with Sam Nager: Reminiscing about Dynow
-- A Child Remembers by Dasia Black
-- Cherished Memories by Nurit Caspi-Sheps

We hope you will enjoy the new issue of the journal.

The "Galitzianer" is a membership benefit of Gesher Galicia, though
everyone is invited to submit articles on Galicia-related themes. For
more details, please go to

Andrew Zalewski
Editor, the Galitzianer
The Quarterly Research Journal of Gesher Galicia

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