May 17: program on Polish/Galitzianer roots journey at Center for Jewish History in New York #galicia
Please join us for the following program, presented by the Center for
Jewish History, Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute, and YIVO
Institute for Jewish Research.
First Person: Jewish Stories, Jewish Lives: Searching for Jewish
Heritage with Joseph Berger
Date: May 17, 6:30 PM
Place: Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
Description: After his parents died, Joseph Berger and his sister went
back to Eastern Europe and visited their parents' childhood homes for
the first time, including their father's home in Borynia, Galicia (in
present-day Ukraine). What they discovered on their "roots journey"
was both emotional and surprising. Mr. Berger, a former New York
Times reporter, and the author of the acclaimed memoir, Displaced
Persons: Growing up American after the Holocaust, will share stories
and photos >from his fascinating journey and offers tips for successful
family searches abroad.
Tickets: $15 general; $10 CJH/partner members, seniors; $5 students;
purchase online at https://www.smarttix.com/Event/sea454
Moriah Amit, New York