Jewish Genealogical Society (NY) Meeting
Sunday, January 21 at 2 PM
at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. New York
Program: Warsaw Genealogy Research
Speaker: Hadassah Lipsius
At the onset of World War II, Warsaw was the city with the largest
population of Jews in all of Europe. Hadassah Lipsius will lecture
on genealogy research in Warsaw, focusing on researching your Warsaw
family. She will review available sources, including vital records,
newspaper announcements, business directories, homeowners lists,
and cemetery, notarial and business records, show examples and
provide aids and tips on how to perform your research.
Hadassah will also provide an introduction to the 38th IAJGS
International Conference on Jewish Genealogy to be held in
Warsaw August 5-10, 2018.
Hadassah Lipsius is a long time board member of JRI-Poland as well
as JRI-Poland Archive Coordinator for the Warsaw and Tomaszow
Mazowiecki Archives. She is the database manager for JewishGen's
Warsaw Research Group and has helped index Warszawa newspaper
life cycle announcements. She serves on the executive council
of the Jewish Genealogical Society (New York). Hadassah has
traveled many times to Poland to pursue her family research.
Free for members of JGS; guests welcome, $5 at the door.
The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute will be open
starting at 11 AM.
More information available at our website: www.jgsny.org or
JGS NY VP Communications,
New York NY