Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Galicia luncheon and other meals at the Cleveland conference -- deadline's coming! #galicia

Renee Steinig

Reminder: The deadline for signing up for meals at the Cleveland
conference is coming soon -- Saturday, July 20, 11:59 pm U.S. Central
Daylight Time. A number of meals are already sold out and some have a
limited number of spots remaining, so we suggest that you reserve your
spots now.

Of course, we especially encourage you to join us at the Gesher Galicia
luncheon, on Wednesday, July 31, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. It will be a lovely
opportunity to relax, socialize with fellow Galitzianers, and hear our
luncheon speaker, Dr. Steven Turner.

In his talk -- "Traveling Through the Heart of Galicia: A Galitzianer's
Journey" -- Steve will describe his travels in Galicia before and after
last year's IAJGS conference in Warsaw. He started his journey in
Western Galicia and after the conference, he led a group of
descendants >from Nadworna through Eastern Galicia. The group spent
an unforgettable Shabbat with Rabbi Moyshe Kolesnik and his
congregation in Ivano-Frankivsk (formerly Stanislawow) before heading
to Nadworna (now Nadvirna), where a monument to the victims of the
Shoah was dedicated. Steve finished his trip with a stay in Lviv and a
side trip to Rohatyn.

Please note that there is no admission to any conference luncheons
without paid tickets.

To add a luncheon to your conference registration...

- Go to and select "Registration."
- If you're already logged in, select "Update Your Registration & Info."
Otherwise, start by selecting "Attendee Service Center," then log in with
the password you received when you registered and click "Update Your Info."
- Click "Edit," then forward to the fourth page of your registration form
and select your meals.

Luncheon choices: non-kosher buffet, kosher chicken plate, kosher
vegetarian plate. Cost: $54.

See you in Cleveland!


Renee Stern Steinig
for Gesher Galicia

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