JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Israel Genealogy Society/Jerusalem/English section #general


irwin siegel <imsiegel@...>
 

Shalom to all English speakers.

A new venture is under way at the Jerusalem branch of the IGS.

The English speaking section of the IGS is off to a very good start. As of
this writing over 70 persons have expressed an interest in our group. The
first two programs will focus on genealogical resources available at Yad
Vashem, and have been scheduled as follows.:

Israel Genealogy Society/English Speaking Section



1. Tuesday, Jan.16, 2001

Place: Mevakshei Derech ShayAgnon 22, Jerusalem Bus #22

Time: 7:30 P.M. The library is open >from 6:00 P.M.
We will meet in the large conference room together with the general
membership for announcements. The English speaking Section will then
re-group in the downstairs library (at aprox. shortly before 8:00 P.M.)

Topic: "An overview of and introduction to the holdings and
facilities at Yad Vashem of interest to genealogists". Presenter:
Dr. Alex Avraham, director of the Hall of Names Project.


2. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001

Place: Yad Vashem

Time: 2:00- 5:00 P.M.

Topic: "Field trip/site visit" A tour of programs of interest to
genealogists followed by a presentation of the Names Computerization
Project by the Director of the Hall of Names, Dr. Alex Avraham.

We welcome your attendance and participation in this new project.


If you will be attending one or both of the above programs, please try to
RSVP to Barbara at <bsiegel@...> so we can plan accordingly.
If you will be unable to attend, but would like to remain on the list for
future announcements, please advise.

Any questions? Please E-mail Barbara at bsiegel@...

Barbara Siegel, Coordinator

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