Barbara Hershey <barbara.hershey@...>
Time is almost here for the IAJGS Conference in Cleveland. I'd like to
point out a few sessions of interest to those with Romanian ancestry. The
JewishGen Romania SIG will have some events at the IAJGS conference that I
hope will interest you.
SHARE Fair Sunday >from 11:30-2:30 in Hope A B and C: Please stop by to say
hello and to have the opportunity to speak with members of the SIG leadership
team to learn more about what the SIG offers to genealogists. We welcome
your questions and participation.
ROM Sig Meeting >from 3:15-4:30 on Monday in Center Street C. Michael
Moritz will speak about the major Iasi project underway and his experiences
to date. There will be ample opportunity for questions, comments and
opportunities to let us know of your research interests. We will offer
several volunteer opportunities and will speak of the status of our other
A second meeting, listed as the Jewishgen ROM Sig Board Meeting is really not
a board meeting (we don't have a Board) but an opportunity for follow-up
to any items >from the first meeting, to continue discussion and meet people
who were unable to make the first meeting. That is scheduled on Tuesday at
1:45 in room Center Street B.
On Thursday, at 4:45 in Center Street D, Teven Laxer has a program re
witnesses to the Shoah Highlight Search for Family in Three Countries that
includes his experiences in Romania doing personal research and encountering
eyewitnesses to the events relevant to his history. While not specifically
a Romanian discussion, he anticipates that it would be of great interest to
those researching Romania.
You are also invited to work on KehilaLinks pages commemorating your family's
Jewish communities. Their history and way of life should be recorded,
preserved and memorialized for future generations. The KehilaLinks BOF on
Thursday >from 1:45 in Veterans A will be time to hear >from others and to ask
questions about creating or adding to pages for your communities. Barbara
Ellman is the technical coordinator for KehilaLinks and will chair this session.
from that team, if you do not have the necessary technical skills wehave a team of dedicated volunteers who will create a webpage with the
Welcome and enjoy the Conference!
Co-Coordinator of the Jewishgen ROM Sig
Researching in Romania, Iasi area, HERSCOVICI, HAIMOVICI and LOWENTHAL