JGASGP Meeting with guest Hal Bookbinder #announcements #jgs-iajgs

Marilyn Golden


Date: Sunday, July 10, 2022 

Time: 1:00 PM Eastern time (Canada and US) check in, chat, and schmooze (Optional)

Official program starts promptly at 1:30

Speaker: Hal Bookbinder, Genealogical Writer, and Lecturer

Topic: The Bookbinder Family of Philadelphia Restaurant Fame


Hal writes and lectures extensively on diverse genealogical topics, including border

changes, migration, citizenship, safe computing, Jewish culture, and Jewish history. He

has identified over 4,000 relatives reaching back to the mid-1700s in modern Ukraine.

Other roots reach into adjacent areas of Moldova, Poland, Belarus, and Russia. He has

served as president of the IAJGS and has been honored with its Lifetime Achievement


Topic: The Bookbinder Family of Philadelphia Restaurant Fame

The newspaper coverage of the bootlegging trial of Emanual Bookbinder during Prohibition is especially engaging, with lots of twists and turns. But, as Philadelphians, you may

be aware of this. The first Bookbinder, Levi, arrived on the Webster in June 1857. In October, his wife, daughter and 3-year-old son, Simeon, arrived on the Casilda. Simeon

would later be known as Samuel and start his oyster house in the 1890s.

We may leave this meeting hungry!
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Marilyn Mazer Golden, Membership VP
Jewish Genealogical and Archival Society of Greater Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA