Using JRI-Poland to find Eastern European Jewish Family #announcements #jgs-iajgs #events #records

Linda Kelley

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon invites you to a presentation on Sunday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time!

Finding your Eastern European Jewish Family on
Robinn Magid,
JRI-Poland's vast collection of 6.2 million records from more than 550 towns includes information about towns and families in Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Germany, and the former territories of Galicia and Prussia. Through understanding the contents of the database and how to improve your search results to exploring preserved Holocaust-related records, this lecture will focus on the good things that can come out of a genealogical search.

Robinn Magid is the Assistant Director of  She recently became the project manager of the JRI-Poland “NextGen Project” to redesign the JRI-Poland site, search engine, and database. As the Lublin Area Projects Coordinator, she is responsible for coordinating the indexing of Jewish vital records for approximately 100 towns. Robinn has spoken at many IAJGS conferences on behalf of JRI-Poland and served as the chair of IAJGS 2018 Warsaw, Poland conference and the IAJGS 2020 Virtual Conference on Jewish Genealogy. She is a member of the San Francisco Bay Area JGS.


Please register today!

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Hope to see you on Sunday! Thank you!
Linda Wolfe Kelley
Secretary, JGSO
Portland, OR, USA

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