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New Book on Moravian Jewry #hungary

mllm39@...
 

Dear H-SIGers!

Many Hungarian Jews trace their origins back to Moravia, and I thought
many of you would be interested in a new book on this topic.

After many years of research and writing, I'm happy to announce that
my book, RABBIS AND REVOLUTION: THE JEWS OF MORAVIA IN THE AGE OF
EMANCIPATION, is about to be published by Stanford University Press.
=A0This is the first book on Moravian Jewry to be published since Hugo
Gold's _Die Juden und Judengemeinden Maehrens in Vergangenheit und
Gegenwart (1929), and the first work in English on this important
Jewish community. =A0 =A0It is the product of more than a decade of
research and writing, and I'm happy to share this news of its
publication with the community of H-SIGers. =A0Some of your families
may be mentioned, but more importantly the book gives a comprehensive
narrative history of Moravian Jewry >from the Middle Ages until the early
20th century, with an emphasis on the long 19th century.

The book is scheduled to be published on November 3, 2010, but both
the Stanford University Press and Amazon.com websites are currently
taking pre-orders:

http://www.amazon.com/Rabbis-Revolution-Moravia-Emancipation-Stanford/dp/08=
04770565/ref=3Dsr_1_1?s=3Dbooks&ie=3DUTF8&qid=3D1286938726&sr=3D1-1

http://www.sup.org/book.cgi?isbn=3D0804770565

Description:

The Habsburg province of Moravia straddled a complicated linguistic,
cultural, and national space, where German, Slavic, and Jewish spheres
overlapped, intermingled, and sometimes clashed. Situated in the heart
of Central Europe, Moravia was exposed to major Jewish movements from
the East and West, including Haskalah (Jewish enlightenment),
Hasidism, and religious reform. Moravia's rooted and thriving rabbinic
culture helped moderate these movements, and in the case of Hasidism,
keep it at bay.

During the Revolution of 1848, Moravia's Jews took an active part in
the prolonged and ultimately successful struggle for Jewish
emancipation in the Habsburg lands. The revolution ushered in a new
age of freedom, but it also precipitated demographic, financial, and
social transformations, disrupting entrenched patterns that had
characterized Moravian Jewish life since the Middle Ages. These
changes emerged precisely when the Czech-German conflict began to
dominate public life, throwing Moravia's Jews into the middle of the
increasingly virulent nationality conflict. For some, a cautious
embrace of Zionism represented a way out of this conflict, but it also
represented a continuation of Moravian Jewry's distinctive role as
mediator=97and often tamer=97of the major ideological movements that
pervaded Central Europe in the Age of Emancipation.

Review:

"Rabbis and Revolution is a work of the highest order: thoroughly
original, rigorously focused, exhaustively researched and finely
crafted. This is the first synthetic study of Moravian Jewry as a
whole, and Miller highlights how extensively it differed >from the
Jewries of other Hapsburg lands. His book is a singular scholarly
achievement of value to historians of the Hapsburgs and their
provincial Jewish communities."=97Ismar Schorsch, Chancellor Emeritus,
Jewish Theological Seminary


If you have any questions, please let me know.

Best,

Michael L. Miller
Associate Professor (Nationalism Studies and Jewish Studies)
Central European University
Budapest, Hungary

[Currently: Padnos Visiting Professor of Judaic Studies at University
of Michigan, Ann Arbor]

Moderator: ONe-time mention of a product of possible interest to H-SIG subscribers.


ROTHBERGER-RONA #hungary

georges.graner@...
 

Dear Siggers,
A man called Ede ROTHBERGER was already married and had two sons when he
was adopted in Hungary, around 1933, by an old man called RONA.
Therefore his name became Ede RONA. Later he went to the US and became
Edward Rona.
Do you know whether there is a registry where adoptions are recorded ?
How to access this registry ? Is it by chance online ?

Do these names ROTHBERGER and RONA ring a bell for you ?

Thanks for your help

Georges GRANER (Paris-France)

Moderator: Inquiries about general topics such as adoptions should be directed to
the general JewishGen Discussion list with Adoptions Registry in the subject line.
For purposes of this list, the subject line has been revised to indicate the names
mentioned in the message.


Hungary SIG #Hungary New Book on Moravian Jewry #hungary

mllm39@...
 

Dear H-SIGers!

Many Hungarian Jews trace their origins back to Moravia, and I thought
many of you would be interested in a new book on this topic.

After many years of research and writing, I'm happy to announce that
my book, RABBIS AND REVOLUTION: THE JEWS OF MORAVIA IN THE AGE OF
EMANCIPATION, is about to be published by Stanford University Press.
=A0This is the first book on Moravian Jewry to be published since Hugo
Gold's _Die Juden und Judengemeinden Maehrens in Vergangenheit und
Gegenwart (1929), and the first work in English on this important
Jewish community. =A0 =A0It is the product of more than a decade of
research and writing, and I'm happy to share this news of its
publication with the community of H-SIGers. =A0Some of your families
may be mentioned, but more importantly the book gives a comprehensive
narrative history of Moravian Jewry >from the Middle Ages until the early
20th century, with an emphasis on the long 19th century.

The book is scheduled to be published on November 3, 2010, but both
the Stanford University Press and Amazon.com websites are currently
taking pre-orders:

http://www.amazon.com/Rabbis-Revolution-Moravia-Emancipation-Stanford/dp/08=
04770565/ref=3Dsr_1_1?s=3Dbooks&ie=3DUTF8&qid=3D1286938726&sr=3D1-1

http://www.sup.org/book.cgi?isbn=3D0804770565

Description:

The Habsburg province of Moravia straddled a complicated linguistic,
cultural, and national space, where German, Slavic, and Jewish spheres
overlapped, intermingled, and sometimes clashed. Situated in the heart
of Central Europe, Moravia was exposed to major Jewish movements from
the East and West, including Haskalah (Jewish enlightenment),
Hasidism, and religious reform. Moravia's rooted and thriving rabbinic
culture helped moderate these movements, and in the case of Hasidism,
keep it at bay.

During the Revolution of 1848, Moravia's Jews took an active part in
the prolonged and ultimately successful struggle for Jewish
emancipation in the Habsburg lands. The revolution ushered in a new
age of freedom, but it also precipitated demographic, financial, and
social transformations, disrupting entrenched patterns that had
characterized Moravian Jewish life since the Middle Ages. These
changes emerged precisely when the Czech-German conflict began to
dominate public life, throwing Moravia's Jews into the middle of the
increasingly virulent nationality conflict. For some, a cautious
embrace of Zionism represented a way out of this conflict, but it also
represented a continuation of Moravian Jewry's distinctive role as
mediator=97and often tamer=97of the major ideological movements that
pervaded Central Europe in the Age of Emancipation.

Review:

"Rabbis and Revolution is a work of the highest order: thoroughly
original, rigorously focused, exhaustively researched and finely
crafted. This is the first synthetic study of Moravian Jewry as a
whole, and Miller highlights how extensively it differed >from the
Jewries of other Hapsburg lands. His book is a singular scholarly
achievement of value to historians of the Hapsburgs and their
provincial Jewish communities."=97Ismar Schorsch, Chancellor Emeritus,
Jewish Theological Seminary


If you have any questions, please let me know.

Best,

Michael L. Miller
Associate Professor (Nationalism Studies and Jewish Studies)
Central European University
Budapest, Hungary

[Currently: Padnos Visiting Professor of Judaic Studies at University
of Michigan, Ann Arbor]

Moderator: ONe-time mention of a product of possible interest to H-SIG subscribers.


Hungary SIG #Hungary ROTHBERGER-RONA #hungary

georges.graner@...
 

Dear Siggers,
A man called Ede ROTHBERGER was already married and had two sons when he
was adopted in Hungary, around 1933, by an old man called RONA.
Therefore his name became Ede RONA. Later he went to the US and became
Edward Rona.
Do you know whether there is a registry where adoptions are recorded ?
How to access this registry ? Is it by chance online ?

Do these names ROTHBERGER and RONA ring a bell for you ?

Thanks for your help

Georges GRANER (Paris-France)

Moderator: Inquiries about general topics such as adoptions should be directed to
the general JewishGen Discussion list with Adoptions Registry in the subject line.
For purposes of this list, the subject line has been revised to indicate the names
mentioned in the message.


LOOKING FOR THE EMAIL ADDRESS OF MY DISTANT COUSIN CHANA AND HER HUSBAND YECHIEL KOOPER #unitedkingdom

Arye Barkai
 

I have been trying to communicate by email with a 3rd cousin, Chana, maiden name
Zins, married to Yechiel KOOPer. I know they live somewhere in Loondon and have
9 children: Jacob, Yitzhak, Jonah, esther, Yocheved, Chaya, Moshe Chaim and Tsvi.
I would like to share with them, if they are interested, the genealogical
information I have on our mutual family as well as update the information on
their part of the family.

Regards, Arye Barkai, New York
Researching: FASS, RINGELHEIM, FASS, OLEICH, Rzeszow and Krasne, Galicia;
GRABER and TENZER, Sokolow Malapolsky, Galicia;
FINKELSTEIN and LEIBOVICI, Vaslui, Romania;
ABRAMOVICH and BENJAMINSOHN, Kuldiga, Latvia


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom LOOKING FOR THE EMAIL ADDRESS OF MY DISTANT COUSIN CHANA AND HER HUSBAND YECHIEL KOOPER #unitedkingdom

Arye Barkai
 

I have been trying to communicate by email with a 3rd cousin, Chana, maiden name
Zins, married to Yechiel KOOPer. I know they live somewhere in Loondon and have
9 children: Jacob, Yitzhak, Jonah, esther, Yocheved, Chaya, Moshe Chaim and Tsvi.
I would like to share with them, if they are interested, the genealogical
information I have on our mutual family as well as update the information on
their part of the family.

Regards, Arye Barkai, New York
Researching: FASS, RINGELHEIM, FASS, OLEICH, Rzeszow and Krasne, Galicia;
GRABER and TENZER, Sokolow Malapolsky, Galicia;
FINKELSTEIN and LEIBOVICI, Vaslui, Romania;
ABRAMOVICH and BENJAMINSOHN, Kuldiga, Latvia


SCHLOM Researchers #general

naomi ogin
 

Dear All

I am researching SCHLOM's who were in England >from around the late 1800's onward.
Some also went to South Africa and the US.

I would be keen to hear >from anyone who is researching this surname. I have
contacted researchers through FTJP.

Please contact me on ndogin@...

Naomi Ogin
Brisbane
Searching;BLACK,CHERNOSKY,CHORGAN,DAVIDOVITCH, DAVIDOFF,DAVIDSON,DOMANIS,GOLDWITZ,
GREENBERG,HAYUDAH HIATT,HUNT,LEBUS,MELNICK,OGIN,ORGIN,RABINOVITCH RABIN,RANDALL,
RESNICK,RUBINSTEIN,SCHAPERE TISMAN,TISHMAN,WILSON,WOLFSON


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen SCHLOM Researchers #general

naomi ogin
 

Dear All

I am researching SCHLOM's who were in England >from around the late 1800's onward.
Some also went to South Africa and the US.

I would be keen to hear >from anyone who is researching this surname. I have
contacted researchers through FTJP.

Please contact me on ndogin@...

Naomi Ogin
Brisbane
Searching;BLACK,CHERNOSKY,CHORGAN,DAVIDOVITCH, DAVIDOFF,DAVIDSON,DOMANIS,GOLDWITZ,
GREENBERG,HAYUDAH HIATT,HUNT,LEBUS,MELNICK,OGIN,ORGIN,RABINOVITCH RABIN,RANDALL,
RESNICK,RUBINSTEIN,SCHAPERE TISMAN,TISHMAN,WILSON,WOLFSON


New Course: Using JewishGen to Research Your Ancestral Roots #general

Phyllis Kramer
 

Our third course begins (November 1) with an introduction to JewishGen, Jewish
History, Culture and Naming Patterns, Geography and Jewish Communities. It moves
into JewishGen Researcher and Country Databases and closes with practical hints on
translating original documents, finding researchers, Cemetery and Holocaust
research. Our research is limited to what we can find on the Internet.

The course will run 5 weeks and includes 7 downloadable text lessons and a forum on
which you can post one of your family branches to research and ask questions.We
require that you post to the class forum; no exceptions. You'll need 8 - 10 hours a
week to read the lessons and do the assignments.

Is this the right course for you? Yes, IF you've done enough basic genealogical
research to know your immigrant ancestor's Hebrew names, approximate year of birth,
originating town. If you are an experienced researcher and have already found your
family in European databases, this is not the course for you.

To enroll, please go to and review the detailed description of the course; then
click on the "enroll link", and pay online with our secure system (there is no
Value Add waiver for this course, only for the Basic course). After reading the
description of the class (which begins November 1) at www.jewishgen.org/education,
if you still have questions, please send an email to
JewishGen-Education@....

We are looking forward to another great course!
Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
Phyllis Kramer, VP, Education
phylliskramer1@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen New Course: Using JewishGen to Research Your Ancestral Roots #general

Phyllis Kramer
 

Our third course begins (November 1) with an introduction to JewishGen, Jewish
History, Culture and Naming Patterns, Geography and Jewish Communities. It moves
into JewishGen Researcher and Country Databases and closes with practical hints on
translating original documents, finding researchers, Cemetery and Holocaust
research. Our research is limited to what we can find on the Internet.

The course will run 5 weeks and includes 7 downloadable text lessons and a forum on
which you can post one of your family branches to research and ask questions.We
require that you post to the class forum; no exceptions. You'll need 8 - 10 hours a
week to read the lessons and do the assignments.

Is this the right course for you? Yes, IF you've done enough basic genealogical
research to know your immigrant ancestor's Hebrew names, approximate year of birth,
originating town. If you are an experienced researcher and have already found your
family in European databases, this is not the course for you.

To enroll, please go to and review the detailed description of the course; then
click on the "enroll link", and pay online with our secure system (there is no
Value Add waiver for this course, only for the Basic course). After reading the
description of the class (which begins November 1) at www.jewishgen.org/education,
if you still have questions, please send an email to
JewishGen-Education@....

We are looking forward to another great course!
Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
Phyllis Kramer, VP, Education
phylliskramer1@...


JGS Illinois - Beginners' Workshop October 17, 2010 #general

Chi Family Gen <chifamgen@...>
 

Date: Sunday, October 17, 2010
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Place: Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL
Topic: The Beginners' Workshop will be lead by Judith Frazin and is
designed to help answer the question: "How do I get started researching my family?"

For additional information please visit http://www.jewishgen.org/jgsi or phone
(312) 666-0100.

Sandra Imyak
V.P. Publicity


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS Illinois - Beginners' Workshop October 17, 2010 #general

Chi Family Gen <chifamgen@...>
 

Date: Sunday, October 17, 2010
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Place: Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL
Topic: The Beginners' Workshop will be lead by Judith Frazin and is
designed to help answer the question: "How do I get started researching my family?"

For additional information please visit http://www.jewishgen.org/jgsi or phone
(312) 666-0100.

Sandra Imyak
V.P. Publicity


DC2011 Call for Papers Opens Sunday October 17 #general

Marlene Bishow <mlbishow@...>
 

?2011 IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy call for papers opens
Sunday, October 17

The 31st IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy will be hosted by the
Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW) >from August 14-19, 2011, in
Washington, DC. More than 1,200 genealogists >from across the US and more than 30
countries will attend the Jewish genealogy event of the year in the richest
genealogical resource location in the US. The program will offer some 160 lectures,
panels, workshops and breakfast sessions, as well as a Film Festival, Repository
Fair, Vendor Showcase, Gala, Keynote Address and more.

The Call for Papers will open October 17, and presenters with unique expertise and
experience are invited to submit proposals covering an unlimited range of relevant
themes and programs. To submit a program proposal, go to www.DC2011.com, click on
“Call for Papers,” read the instructions and FAQ. The submission deadline is
January 15, 2011. Accepted speakers will be notified on March 15, and will receive
free conference registration. Suggested topics: Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Mizrahi, and
geographic area in Russia, Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Austria,
Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland, Palestine, Israel, Australia, Ukraine, Romania, Czech
Republic, India, and others.

- Research using the records of the International Tracing Service (ITS),
- Jewish life in the Southern US,
- Repositories in the Greater DC area,
- Getting the most out of the 1940 census,
- Technology and computer workshops,
- Publishing family histories,
- DNA and genealogy,
- Cemetery research,
- Geographical/historical resources and methodology,

See http://dc2011.org/index.php/call-for-papers for a complete list of geographic
and topic categories.

ABOUT JGSGW

Founded 30 years ago, JGSGW’s membership is drawn primarily >from DC, Maryland and
Virginia. Monthly meetings with diverse speakers address topics of mutual interest.
The society publishes a quarterly journal, "Mishpacha" (Family) and other
publications including: “Capital Collections: Resources for Jewish Genealogical
Research in the Washington, DC-area.” It supports a research library with more than
2,000 books, recordings and unpublished items. The society has previously hosted
the IAJGS conference in 1982, 1984. 1988, 1995 and 2003. The 2011 conference
anticipates more than 1,200 genealogists >from 35 states and more than 30 countries.

ABOUT IAJGS

The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies ( IAJGS) is an
organization of organizations formed in the 1988 to provide a common voice for
issues of significance to its members, to advance our genealogical avocation, and
to lend its name and expertise to such areas as the annual Jewish Genealogy
Conference. Virtually all of the national and international Jewish Genealogical
Societies (JGSs), and a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are members.

CONTACTS:
Marlene Katz Bishow, Conference Co-Chair programs@...

Dr. Jeffrey Malka, Program Coordinator speakers@...

Faith Nachman Klein, Conference Publicist pr@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen DC2011 Call for Papers Opens Sunday October 17 #general

Marlene Bishow <mlbishow@...>
 

?2011 IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy call for papers opens
Sunday, October 17

The 31st IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy will be hosted by the
Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW) >from August 14-19, 2011, in
Washington, DC. More than 1,200 genealogists >from across the US and more than 30
countries will attend the Jewish genealogy event of the year in the richest
genealogical resource location in the US. The program will offer some 160 lectures,
panels, workshops and breakfast sessions, as well as a Film Festival, Repository
Fair, Vendor Showcase, Gala, Keynote Address and more.

The Call for Papers will open October 17, and presenters with unique expertise and
experience are invited to submit proposals covering an unlimited range of relevant
themes and programs. To submit a program proposal, go to www.DC2011.com, click on
“Call for Papers,” read the instructions and FAQ. The submission deadline is
January 15, 2011. Accepted speakers will be notified on March 15, and will receive
free conference registration. Suggested topics: Ashkenazi, Sephardic, Mizrahi, and
geographic area in Russia, Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Austria,
Ukraine, Lithuania, Poland, Palestine, Israel, Australia, Ukraine, Romania, Czech
Republic, India, and others.

- Research using the records of the International Tracing Service (ITS),
- Jewish life in the Southern US,
- Repositories in the Greater DC area,
- Getting the most out of the 1940 census,
- Technology and computer workshops,
- Publishing family histories,
- DNA and genealogy,
- Cemetery research,
- Geographical/historical resources and methodology,

See http://dc2011.org/index.php/call-for-papers for a complete list of geographic
and topic categories.

ABOUT JGSGW

Founded 30 years ago, JGSGW’s membership is drawn primarily >from DC, Maryland and
Virginia. Monthly meetings with diverse speakers address topics of mutual interest.
The society publishes a quarterly journal, "Mishpacha" (Family) and other
publications including: “Capital Collections: Resources for Jewish Genealogical
Research in the Washington, DC-area.” It supports a research library with more than
2,000 books, recordings and unpublished items. The society has previously hosted
the IAJGS conference in 1982, 1984. 1988, 1995 and 2003. The 2011 conference
anticipates more than 1,200 genealogists >from 35 states and more than 30 countries.

ABOUT IAJGS

The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies ( IAJGS) is an
organization of organizations formed in the 1988 to provide a common voice for
issues of significance to its members, to advance our genealogical avocation, and
to lend its name and expertise to such areas as the annual Jewish Genealogy
Conference. Virtually all of the national and international Jewish Genealogical
Societies (JGSs), and a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are members.

CONTACTS:
Marlene Katz Bishow, Conference Co-Chair programs@...

Dr. Jeffrey Malka, Program Coordinator speakers@...

Faith Nachman Klein, Conference Publicist pr@...


SCHLOM Researchers #unitedkingdom

naomi ogin
 

Dear All

I am researching SCHLOM's who were in England
from around the late 1800's onward.
Some also went to South Africa and the US.

I would be keen to hear >from anyone who is researching
this surname. I have contacted researchers through FTJP.

Please contact me on ndogin@...

Naomi Ogin
Brisbane
Searching;BLACK,CHERNOSKY,CHORGAN,DAVIDOVITCH,
DAVIDOFF,DAVIDSON,DOMANIS,GOLDWITZ,GREENBERG,HAYUDAH
HIATT,HUNT,LEBUS,MELNICK,OGIN,ORGIN,RABINOVITCH
RABIN,RANDALL,RESNICK,RUBINSTEIN,SCHAPERE
TISMAN,TISHMAN,WILSON,WOLFSON


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom SCHLOM Researchers #unitedkingdom

naomi ogin
 

Dear All

I am researching SCHLOM's who were in England
from around the late 1800's onward.
Some also went to South Africa and the US.

I would be keen to hear >from anyone who is researching
this surname. I have contacted researchers through FTJP.

Please contact me on ndogin@...

Naomi Ogin
Brisbane
Searching;BLACK,CHERNOSKY,CHORGAN,DAVIDOVITCH,
DAVIDOFF,DAVIDSON,DOMANIS,GOLDWITZ,GREENBERG,HAYUDAH
HIATT,HUNT,LEBUS,MELNICK,OGIN,ORGIN,RABINOVITCH
RABIN,RANDALL,RESNICK,RUBINSTEIN,SCHAPERE
TISMAN,TISHMAN,WILSON,WOLFSON


New Course: Using JewishGen to Research Your Ancestral Roots #unitedkingdom

Phyllis Kramer
 

Our third course begins (November 1) with an introduction to
JewishGen, Jewish History, Culture and Naming Patterns, Geography and
Jewish Communities. It moves into JewishGen Researcher and Country
Databases and closes with practical hints on translating original
documents, finding researchers, Cemetery and Holocaust research. Our
research is limited to what we can find on the Internet.

The course will run 5 weeks and includes 7 downloadable text lessons
and a forum on which you can post one of your family branches to
research and ask questions.We require that you post to the class
forum; no exceptions. You'll need 8 - 10 hours a week to read the
lessons and do the assignments.

Is this the right course for you? Yes, IF you've done enough basic
genealogical research to know your immigrant ancestor's Hebrew names,
approximate year of birth, originating town. If you are an experienced
researcher and have already found your family in European databases,
this is not the course for you.

To enroll, please go to and review
the detailed description of the course; then click on the "enroll
link", and pay online with our secure system (there is no Value Add
waiver for this course, only for the Basic course). After reading the
description of the class (which begins November 1) at
www.jewishgen.org/education, if you still have questions, please send
an email to JewishGen-Education@....

We are looking forward to another great course!
Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
Phyllis Kramer, VP, Education
phylliskramer1@...


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom New Course: Using JewishGen to Research Your Ancestral Roots #unitedkingdom

Phyllis Kramer
 

Our third course begins (November 1) with an introduction to
JewishGen, Jewish History, Culture and Naming Patterns, Geography and
Jewish Communities. It moves into JewishGen Researcher and Country
Databases and closes with practical hints on translating original
documents, finding researchers, Cemetery and Holocaust research. Our
research is limited to what we can find on the Internet.

The course will run 5 weeks and includes 7 downloadable text lessons
and a forum on which you can post one of your family branches to
research and ask questions.We require that you post to the class
forum; no exceptions. You'll need 8 - 10 hours a week to read the
lessons and do the assignments.

Is this the right course for you? Yes, IF you've done enough basic
genealogical research to know your immigrant ancestor's Hebrew names,
approximate year of birth, originating town. If you are an experienced
researcher and have already found your family in European databases,
this is not the course for you.

To enroll, please go to and review
the detailed description of the course; then click on the "enroll
link", and pay online with our secure system (there is no Value Add
waiver for this course, only for the Basic course). After reading the
description of the class (which begins November 1) at
www.jewishgen.org/education, if you still have questions, please send
an email to JewishGen-Education@....

We are looking forward to another great course!
Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager
Phyllis Kramer, VP, Education
phylliskramer1@...


Oct. 17 - JGSGW Celebation in Potomac, MD #galicia

Marlene Bishow <mlbishow@...>
 

Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington Celebration

Sunday, October 17 (30th anniversary celebration)
Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Rd., Potomac, MD
1:00 Schmoozing
1:30 Program begins

"Archival Research: Challenges and Strategies for Success"
Speaker: Boris Feldblyum

Author, JGSGW member, and expert on East European archival
research Boris Feldblyum will discuss the strategies and methods
that are critical to success in doing genealogical research, especially
in foreign countries, where problems are compounded by strange
languages, equally strange history, and still stranger habits of local
archivists.

Feldblyum is president of FAST Genealogy Service and has extensive
experience in missing relative research, probate search, and
translation of archival documents. He is also an expert photographer.
Among his many accomplishments is his book on Russian-Jewish
Given Names: Their Origins and Variants.

Special goodies and door prizes in honor of our 30th.
Free to Members and first time visitors. Others $5.

Alan Levitt
Publicist
Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Oct. 17 - JGSGW Celebation in Potomac, MD #galicia

Marlene Bishow <mlbishow@...>
 

Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington Celebration

Sunday, October 17 (30th anniversary celebration)
Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Rd., Potomac, MD
1:00 Schmoozing
1:30 Program begins

"Archival Research: Challenges and Strategies for Success"
Speaker: Boris Feldblyum

Author, JGSGW member, and expert on East European archival
research Boris Feldblyum will discuss the strategies and methods
that are critical to success in doing genealogical research, especially
in foreign countries, where problems are compounded by strange
languages, equally strange history, and still stranger habits of local
archivists.

Feldblyum is president of FAST Genealogy Service and has extensive
experience in missing relative research, probate search, and
translation of archival documents. He is also an expert photographer.
Among his many accomplishments is his book on Russian-Jewish
Given Names: Their Origins and Variants.

Special goodies and door prizes in honor of our 30th.
Free to Members and first time visitors. Others $5.

Alan Levitt
Publicist
Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington