JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Nov 23: "Jewish Life in Western Pennsylvania: Exploring the Archives" #general

Susan M. Melnick <SMMelnick@...>

The Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center, the University of
Pittsburgh Jewish Studies Program, and the Rodef Shalom Congregation
Archives invite you to an open house.

Jewish Life in Western Pennsylvania: Exploring the Archives

In honor of Richard E. Rauh

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh,
PA 15222
Admission free

, coffee and bagels
10:00am - 10:30am

Welcome: Andrew E. Masich, President/CEO, Heinz History Center

Website introduction: Jewish Families of Western Pennsylvania:
Stories Drawn >from the Rauh Jewish Archives - Eric Lidji

Beyond the Family Tree - Martha Berg, Rodef Shalom Congregation Archives

NCJW Oral Histories: Voices >from the Past - David Grinnell, Archives
Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

The Lost Jewish Community of Pittsburgh's East End: A documentary in
the making - Renee Abrams

New Research on Jewish Pittsburgh - Students >from Rachel Kranson's
"Jews and the City" class at the University of Pittsburgh

Book signing: The Synagogues of Central & Western Pennsylvania: A Visual
Journey - Julian Preisler

Reservations requested. RSVP rjarchives@... or

Dietary laws observed.

Susan M. Melnick
Archivist, Rauh Jewish Archives
Senator John Heinz History Center
in association with the Smithsonian Institution

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