Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Mazal Tov! #ukraine
As many of you know, the IAJGS recognized the KehilaLinks project
for its "outstanding contribution to Jewish Genealogy" at the just
completed conference in Boston. We are incredibly pleased that the
project has been acknowledged, as we have considered it to be an
incredibly useful resource since its inception in 1996.
But we must also take a moment to formally acknowledge Susana
Leistner Bloch and Barbara Ellman, the leaders of the KehilaLinks
It is safe to say that the KehilaLinks project would be
unrecognizable in its current form, without the countless hours of
hard work, planning, brainstorming, and simple devotion that Susana
and Barbara display on a constant basis.
As anyone who has worked with them knows, they are constantly
available to answer questions, and will do their best to help people
be successful in their Jewish genealogical research. For this reason,
we view this award not only as a "JewishGen award" but as a well
deserved honor for two of our most important volunteers, Susana and
Please join us in congratulating Susana and Barbara by leaving your
congratulatory comments on our facebook page by visiting:
Your comments will surely be appreciated.
Warren Blatt, Managing Director
Avraham Groll, Director of Business Operations
Michael Tobias, VP of Programming