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IGRA lecture on Feb. 1, 2022 On Auctions of Books of Jewish Communities #education #events #jgs-iajgs
Israel Genealogy Research Association Website: http://genealogy.org.il/
The lecture will be in Hebrew
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Israeli Time 19:00 - 21:00 EST 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
On Auctions of Books of Jewish Communities of Genealogical Value and What Can Be Done About Them
Presented (in Hebrew) by Mattan Segev-Frank
In Israel and abroad there is an extensive market for auctions of valuable historical items. In recent years, a number of cases have been published, such as the attempts to sell the tattoo accessories of the numbers of prisoners from Auschwitz, drafts of the Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel, letters of girls and boys murdered in the Holocaust. Among all these, community books of enormous genealogical value documenting births, words, marriages and deaths in Jewish communities from across Central and Eastern Europe frequently go on sale. In the past two years, Mattan Segev-Frank has set himself the goal of trying to raise global awareness of the phenomenon, and to work to remove these books from private dealers and restore them to the public domain in order to preserve Jewish history and documentation of genealogy. In his lecture, he will talk about the activity that has already been carried out, possible courses of action and the different approaches to treating the phenomenon.
Registration for Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcude2vqjouGdSJriL_fNyG1MR9mno9awIx
Posted by Hinda Solomon
Rishon LeZion, Israel