The December Issue of the Galitzianer #galicia #general

Gesher Galicia SIG

With 2020 finally winding down, we are pleased to announce the release
of the December 2020 issue of the Galitzianer, Gesher Galicia’s
quarterly research journal. This issue begins with timely tutorials on
DNA testing in genealogy research and continues with an overview of
Jewish holdings in the Polish archives. There are also articles on
exciting archival discoveries and a compelling family history.
Interlaced within the journal’s text are images of archival records,
vintage photos, and ancient cadastral maps. The following is a list of
the articles in this issue:
  • “An Introduction to DNA Testing” by Tamar Weinberg
  • “Pitfalls of DNA Genealogy” by Steven S. Turner
  • “Jewish Archival Heritage in Poland” by Anna Krochmal
  • “Jewish Petitioners: The Plan to Divide Galicia” by Andrew Zalewski
  • “Exciting Finds Made in Index Books” by Eva Floersheim
  • “The Raab Family: From Generation to Generation” by Eva Robotnick
  • “Map Corner: A Rare Sketch of Grodek” by Jay Osborn
  • “Gesher Galicia & Gratz: A Perfect Partnership” by Jodi G. Benjamin
  • “President’s Page” by Steven S. Turner
The Galitzianer is a membership benefit of Gesher Galicia. To join,
visit our website at Members and
nonmembers alike are invited to submit articles on Galicia-related
themes. For details, please review our submissions policy at and contact me at

Jodi G. Benjamin
Editor, The Galitzianer
Gesher Galicia

Send all inquiries to submissions@...  


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