JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGSPBCI September 13 membership meeting notice #general


Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
 

September Meeting notice
JGSPBCI
Join us for the opening meeting of the fall season.

When: September 13, 2006
Where: South County Civic Center,
16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL.
Time: 11:30 AM Belarus Special Interest Group
1:00 PM PROGRAM: What's New In Genealogy-Conference Report
1:45 PM Brick Wall Session and Business Meeting
Guest Fee: Guests are welcome. The $5.00 guest fee may be applied towards
membership.

Program:
What's new in Genealogy
A report on the 26th IAJGS International Conference
The opening program for the Fall season will begin at 1 PM. with a Power
Point overview by Dr. Marvin Hamburg - presenting reflections of the
Conference on Jewish Genealogy held recently in New York City. Thirty of our
JGSPBCI members attended the Conference and have returned with a wealth of
genealogical information to share with us.

President Dennis Rice and several other members will highlight meetings and
lectures they attended.

New time for Brick Wall Session:
The popular Brick Wall Session will be held after the program. A panel of
experts will be available to help members solve research problems. Questions
will be accepted >from the floor. For further information about the Brick
Wall program or to submit questions in advance, e-mail Program Chairperson
Harvey Brown: torbro4@adelphia.net.

Special Interest Groups (SIGS) will continue each month.
The Belarus SIG group will meet on Sept.13 in the small classroom at l1:30
am. Come and learn of the activities, experiences and what is new in the
field of Belarus research.

Yad Vashem and Pages of Testimony
Our JGSPBCI program is off to a good start. "P.O.T.s" are starting to come
in. Volunteers are recruiting other volunteers and several organizations
have been contacted and are joining our JGSBPC in recording Pages of
Testimony >from families and friends.

To date, only a little more than half of the six million Holocaust victims
have been recorded in the Names Database www.yadvashem.org and time is
running out as survivors pass on and memories of friends and relatives fade.

"Pages of Testimony" (only one page is needed per victim) will be available
at our September 13th meeting. Volunteers will be provided for anyone who
needs assistance in filing a P.O.T.
For further information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact:
Sandra and Donald Hirschhorn sdh2381@bellsouth.net

Save these dates for Special Events:
Sunday January 21, 2007
16th Anniversary Luncheon
Benvenuto Restaurant, Boynton Beach, FL
Chairperson: Sylvia Nusinov
curiousyl@bellsouth.net
Co-Chair: Jacqueline Fineblit
jsfine@adelphia .net


Wednesday February 28, 2007
Annual Mini Conference
Beifield Auditorium
Sandler Center for Jewish Life Enhancement
Levis Jewish Community Center Campus in Boca Raton, FL
Chairperson: Joel Sisitsky sisitsky@adelphia.net
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Florida, Inc. will
hold our 16th WorkShop Mini-Conference 9AM to 4:30PM. Registration: 8:30 AM
to 9:00 AM.
Approximately seven programs will be presented on topics ranging >from
hardships our ancestors faced in traveling to the United States, Jews in the
U.S.Civil War and a basic introduction to Power Point.
A kosher box lunch is included. A Resource Room will be open for
participants to peruse as will our library, enabling one to make use of our
resource material and connect to the internet.

Dennis Rice, President
drtigers@aol.com

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