Thanks to everyone who came to the 29th IAJGS International Conference
on Jewish Genealogy and to those of you who told us at the conference
and/or have written telling us how much you enjoyed the experience!
We are truly gratified that you joined us and that you benefited from
the learning, sharing, and networking that are so important to those
of us devoted to family research.
In co-hosting this conference, the International Association of Jewish
Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) and the Jewish Genealogical Society of
Greater Philadelphia (JGSGP) worked extremely well together and we are
much indebted to many individuals who have so generously given their
time and efforts.
Thanks to the following for their work before and during the
conference: Jan Meisels Allen, Fred Blum, Hal Bookbinder, Harry
Boonin, Michael Brenner, Evan Fishman, Stacia Freidman, Mark Halpern,
Mark Heckman, Daniel Horowitz, Bill Israel, David Kleiman, Kahlile
Mehr, Stanley Merves. Jim and Cindy Meyers, Selma Neubauer, Mike
Posnick, Joan Rosen, Shelda and Stan Sandler, Steve Schecter, Lois
Sernoff, Joel Spector, Renee Steinig, Jackye Sullins, Jeff Vasser,
Pamela Weisberger and the many who volunteered time helping on-site.
We also thank the Sheraton Hotel staff, our meeting planners Bonnie
Wallsh and Nadine Fox, all the speakers, exhibitors, Beth and Ben from
E-show who made registration a breeze, the registration workers from
PhillyTemps, and the security personnel.
Finally, we wish to express our deep appreciation to all those who so
generously helped make the conference a success through financial
We regret that some of you reading this digest were not able to be
with us -- but we look forward to seeing everyone at future
With very best wishes for your continued family research,
Anne Feder Lee (IAJGS) and David Mink (JGSGP)