JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS Palm Springs March 2004 Meeting #general


Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Springs
March 2004 Meeting

Date: Saturday, March 27th (note change of day for this meeting only)
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: Home of Gay Lynne Kegan

We will be showing the video: Echos Remain

Email Glynne@... for more information. Drop me an email if you can come
so I can round up enough chairs.

60 min.

A poignant, nostalgic study of the Jewish shtetl life before the Holocaust.
Combines hundreds of rare archival photos and previously unseen film footage
with live action sequences shot on location at the sites of former Jewish
communities in Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland and Romania. Dramatizes the folk
stories, parables and anecdotes, and brings tears and laughter to the viewer.
Covers the traditions: Bar Mitzvahs, weddings, etc., and the poverty and
hardships and pogroms, the humor, laughter, and traditional family life that
prevailed in the shtetl in the "Jewish Old World".

Gay Lynne Kegan
President, JGS Palm Springs

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