JGSGW March 11 Beginners Workshop & Meeting (featuring Suzan Wynne) #galicia
JGSGW March 11, 2018, Events
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington will host the
following events on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Beth El Hebrew
Congregation, 3830 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA.
Event: Jump-Start Your Genealogy Research: Beginners Workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Starting with an introduction to Jewish genealogy, workshop leader, and
JGSGW past- president Gene Alpert will describe techniques and
strategies for finding your family. Special experts will cover DNA, online
sources, holdings of the JGSGW library, and local & national resources.
We've added new material so even if you have attended before, come
again. Each participant will receive a handbook on a flash drive! You're
welcome to bring your laptop and connect to the Wi-Fi at the workshop.
The workshop is free for JGSGW members but advance registration is a
must. Space is limited, so register now. Non-members may join JGSGW
when they register.
To reserve your space, please provide your name and phone number by
email to jgsgw@....
Event: The Galitzianers: The Jews of Galicia with Suzan Wynne
Time: 1:30 PM
Following a brief historical and geographical overview of this former
province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, now situated in Poland and
Ukraine, Suzan will address questions >from those in attendance about
Suzan Wynne has been involved with the Jewish genealogy movement
since 1977 as a teacher, lecturer, author and former professional. A
founding member of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater
Washington, in 1993 she founded Gesher Galicia, a Special Interest
Group (SIG) for Jews with roots in Galicia, part of the old
Austro-Hungarian Empire. She has written two books about Jewish
genealogical research for Galitzianers and has contributed to or written
numerous articles for Avotaynu, the journal of Jewish genealogy, and
chapters of several books about genealogy. Suzan is a retired clinical
JGSGW Guest Attendance Policy
A non-member may attend the monthly JGSGW meeting as a Guest for
a $5.00 fee payable at the sign-in table. The $5.00 Guest fee may be
applied toward payment of annual JGSGW membership dues if dues are
paid at the same meeting at which the guest fee was paid. JGSGW
members requiring personal assistance at a meeting due to a health
condition or disability may bring someone to assist them free of charge.
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Nancy C. Kotz
VP Communications, JGSGW