Hungary SIG #Hungary Will We See You in Salt Lake City This Summer? #hungary


viviankahn@...
 

Dear Friends,

If you haven=92t yet registered for the International Jewish Genealogy =
Conference in Salt Lake City there=92s still time to take advantage of =
early bird registration until May 31. This year=92s conference begins on =
July 27 and includes a number of sessions and events of particular =
interest to H-SIGrs and others researching Jewish families >from greater =
Hungary. Here are the highlights to add to your calendar:

Starting on Sunday, July 27, you can meet us at the 2014 Share Fair >from =
1:30 to 5 p.m. =20

Monday

3:15-4:30 p.m. Budapest: An American Quest. A Family's Journey to 1920s =
Hungary Documentary Film and Discussion (Seminar Theater)=97If you =
missed Lynn Schneider=92s moving video about her family at the H-SIG =
luncheon last year, this will be your chance to find out how the =
discovery of a box of old home movies started Lynn Schneider on a quest =
to learn about her family=92s return to 1920=92s Hungary.

Tuesday

9-10:15 a.m. Hungarian SIG Business Meeting (Salon I) Come early to =
make sure you get a seat! Hear about H-SIG projects, ask questions, and =
meet other H-SIGrs

10:30-11:45 a.m. Magyar Zsidok on the Move: 2000+ Years of Jewish =
Migration Into, Through, and =46rom Hungary (Canyons/A) Hear the =
results of my research about Jewish migration and the factors that =
influenced the relocation decisions our ancestors made.

12-1:30 p.m. Hungarian SIG Luncheon (Trophi North)=97Karesz Vandor and =
Dan Jurca, our SIG-sponsored speakers will speak and answer your =
questions about travel to Hungary and Romania to do family research.

1:45-3 p.m. Jewish Genealogy Research in Romania (Canyons/C)=97Dan Jurca =
will discuss opportunities, techniques, and challenges for research in =
State and local archives in Transylvania and other parts of Romania

4:45-6 p.m. Specifics of Hungarian Jewish Genealogy-Historical =
Background and Resources (Canyons/B)=97This is the overview session that =
H-SIGrs asked for at last year=92s SIG meeting. Karesz Vandor. a =
Budapest-based Jewish genealogist, will provide information about =
resources along with important historical information.=20

Wednesday

1:45-3 p.m. Hungarian Jews in the Austro-Hungarian and Hungarian =
Military=97Overview and Resources for Research (Canyons/B)=97Karesz will =
describe the role of Jews in the military and provide information about =
resources for research.

Both Karesz and Dan will also be available in the Resources Room to =
provide individual assistance with translation and research questions. =
Sign up on site to reserve a slot.

You can find more information about these sessions and the speakers in =
the conference program at =
http://conference.iajgs.org/2014/program_schedule.cfm Remember that =
locations and times may change so check again as the conference =
approaches.

And last, but not least by any means, PLEASE consider making a =
contribution to support your Hungarian SIG=92s participation in this =
conference by making a donation to the Hungarian SIG Speaker=92s Bureau. =
Go to =
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=3D=
15 , click on Hungarian SIG Speakers Bureau, and enter the amount. =
Remember that we rely on your generosity to provide financial assistance =
to guest speakers as well as to obtain many of the records that we have =
been indexing to include in the JewishGen Hungary Database.

As always, please feel free to contact me if you have questions.

Vivian

Vivian Kahn, Oakland, California
JewishGen Hungarian SIG Coordinator
vkahn@kmort.com

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