On behalf Michael Goldstein President of IAJGS
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The IAJGS Annual Achievement Awards and the Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant were
presented last week at the banquet during the 31st IAJGS International
Conference on Jewish Genealogy hosted by the in Los Angeles JGS. The
recipients are as follows:
1. IAJGS Lifetime Achievement Award given to Hal Bookbinder for his many
contributions to the world of Jewish genealogy.
2. Outstanding Contribution to Jewish Genealogy via the Internet, Print or
Electronic Product awarded to Judith Frazin for her book "A Translation
Guide to 19th Century Polish-Language Civil Registration Documents, 3rd
3. Outstanding Programming or Project that Advances the Objectives of
Jewish Genealogy was awarded to the JGS of Greater Philadelphia for their
Philadelphia Area Jewish Genealogy Resource Guide.
4. Outstanding Publication by a Member Organization of IAJGS was awarded
for the second time to the JGS Los Angeles for their publication Roots-Key.
The winner of The Rabbi Malcolm Stern Grant was decided at the annual
meeting and announced at the banquet. The grant in the amount of $2,500 was
awarded to the Israel Genealogical Society for their database transcription
and scanning project. They hope to complete the project in time for the
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy to be held in
Jerusalem in 2014.
Mazal Tov to all the winners.