JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS of Montreal - Two meeting announcements - Aug. & Sep. 2005 #general


Merle Kastner <merlek@...>
 

The JGS of Montreal announces August and September meetings:
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August 29, 2005 (Monday) - 7:30pm:
IAJGS Las Vegas Conference Post Mortem Meeting. Stanley Diamond,
president of the JGS of Montreal, and several members who attended the
conference will present their impressions of the lectures and events
they attended.
Venue: Federation Building, Conference Room 4th floor, 5151 Cote Ste.
Catherine Road.

September 19, 2005 (Monday), 7:30pm:
Showing of DVD, "Raising Atlantis, Restoring Jewish Heritage in
Poland", discussion following showing of DVD) Yale J. Reisner, Founder
& Director, Ronald S. Lauder Foundation Genealogy Project at the
Jewish Historical Institute of Poland since 1994. Poland's Jews, for
centuries the world's largest Jewish community, constituted a strong
social and cultural force within Poland and beyond. That civilization
was swept away in the Holocaust. Yale speaks of the work of the
Lauder Foundation, as well as of a growing network of institutions,
initiatives and individuals that are gradually discovering, protecting
and restoring many Jewish elements to Poland's historical and cultural
landscape. The Lauder Foundation is a non-profit Jewish educational
foundation active in 16 Central & East European countries.

Venue: Sinai Room, YMYWHA, 5400 Westbury Avenue.
The next session of the JGS of Montreal's popular
*Sunday morning family tree workshop*
will take place on:
Sunday, October 2, 2005
from 10am to 12 noon
Venue: Jewish Public Library
Greenberg Conference Room (downstairs)

For beginning & veteran genealogists alike !
An informal way to get one-on-one answers and help. This meeting will
be an open forum/discussion of your problems and successes. So, bring
your data and questions and let's see how we can help each other in
doing our family research. We often benefit >from hearing how others
have discovered and used various resources. You may hear just the bit
of information you need to find a missing piece of data. Bring your
notes, paper and pencil.

Sometimes it can seem that no matter how much time and effort we put
into a research problem, we can't find the answer! Members who have a
'brick wall' can describe it to the group, and receive feed-back and
suggestions. Many times others have wrestled with the same problem,
and have found a solution. If you have a brick wall to share please
bring the details with you to the meeting.

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For all information on our
upcoming meetings & Sunday Morning Family Tree Workshops
Call: JGS of Montreal *Hotline*
24 hours a day
514-484-0969
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Merle Kastner
JGS of Montreal, Programming
merlek@...

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