JGSLI Virtual meeting on Wednesday March 10 at 7:00 PM Eastern #sephardic #announcements #events #education

Bonnie Birns

Hello all! The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island is delighted to invite you to our bonus monthly meeting in honor of the Persian New Year featuring our guest speaker, Dr. Houman Sarshar.


JGSLI is extending the invitation to the broader genealogy community. We ask that you register in advance (see below). Please share with your friends!

Wednesday, March 10th, 7:00 PM, via Zoom

Speaker: Dr. Houman Sarshar
Esther's Children

Dr. Houman Sarshar will present a 50-minute slide-show lecture about the 2,700-year history of the Jews of Iran and their role in Iran's culture and history.

An independent scholar, Dr. Sarshar is the co-editor of three volumes of The Contemporary History of Iranian Jews and a contributing author to The Encyclopædia Iranica and The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World. His publications also include Esther’s Children: A Portrait of Iranian Jews and The Jews of Iran: The History, Religion, and Culture of a Community in the Islamic World. He is the founder of the Kimia Foundation, a culture foundation dedicated to promoting the art, culture, and history of Iran.

There are two ways to join our meeting:
Register for our Zoom meeting: this will allow you to join in so you can chat with others before and after the meeting (this will be limited to the first 100 people to join)


When: Mar 10, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Our meeting will be livestreamed on our YouTube channel. Please visit http://bit.ly/JGSLIYT at the meeting start time and the meeting's video should be listed. No YouTube or other login is required, but if you are signed in you can ask questions in writing via the comment section under the video.


This webinar is free and open to the public.


I look forward to "seeing" you all then!


Bonnie Birns


President, Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island
Jericho, Long Island, NY researcher #59766

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