In May, 2016- Jewish Genealogy Events at the Center for Jewish History in New York #germany

JewishGen German Research Division Coordinator

"Family History Today" At The [New York] Center For Jewish History
May 15-24, 2016 15 West 16th Street (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)

*** Schedule of Events: ***

Sunday, May 15, 1 PM
Jewish Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting:
Focus on Family History at the Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) and tour of LBI / CJH.

Sunday, May 15, 2 PM
Jewish Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting: Leo Baeck Institute (LBI)
Family History Success Stories
Lecture featuring Karen Franklin (LBI's Director of Family Research),
Michael Simonson (LBI archivist), and Moriah Amit (Senior Reference Services
Librarian at the Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute)

Monday, May 16, 6:30 PM
Family History Treasures at the National Archives
Lecture featuring Christopher Zarr (Education Specialist for the National
Archives at New York City)

Thursday, May 19, 6:30 PM
Sephardic Dynasties: Irish Crypto Rabbis with a Converso Twist
Lecture featuring Sarina Roffe (founder of the Sephardic Heritage Project
and Sephardic Genealogical Journeys)

Monday, May 24, 6:30 PM
A Family Historian Uncovers Mysteries of 19th Century German-Jewish
Immigrant Families
Lecture featuring Karen Franklin (LBI's Director of Family Research) and
Allan Amanik (Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies at Brooklyn College)

Tuesday, May 25, 6:30 PM
Be your own Family History Archivist! Workshop

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