Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Lithuania Event London U.K. Tuesday 27th June #lithuania


Saul Issroff <saul@...>
 

ONCE UPON A TIME IN LITHUANIA - THE STORY OF THE JEWS OF LITHUANIA

Tuesday 27th June at the London Jewish Cultural Centre

Exhibition opens at 6.30 p.m. Panel discussion 7.30 p.m.

An evening to explore the world of Jewish Lithuania, past and present
and the opportunity to see the exhibition Once Upon A Time in Lithuania
by artist Naomi Alexander.
Speakers:

Judith Diamond - How to trace family roots in Lithuania
Robin Michaelson - Exploring Jewish Lithuania
Saul Issroff - The Holocaust and Jewish Lithuania today

Judith Diamond is convenor of the Litvak Special Interest Group in the
UK for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain. She compiled a
family history around her ancestral shtetl of Leckava, "A Leckava
Haggadah," published in 2002.

Robin Michaelson is a highly experienced group leader who has taken
several group tours to the Baltics. He has helped many Litvaks visit
their shtetls.

Saul Issroff edited and compiled with Rose Lerer Cohen The Holocaust in
Lithuania 1939-1945. A Book of Remembrance (Gefen, 2002).

Venue: London Jewish Cultural Centre, Ivy House, 94-96 North End Road,
London NW11 7SX. RSVP: admin@ljcc.org.uk or. tel 020 8457 5000
Price £10
Naomi Alexander's book, Once Upon A Time in Lithuania will be on sale
during the evening.

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