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December 16 2012

Date: December 16, 2012 Time: Mavens 1:30PM 2:00PM-4:00PM Speaker: Arnon Hershkovitz Topic: The War Awards for the Israel Independence War casualties (1948) Have Finally Arrived Home. Description: Abstract: In 2005, Independence War veterans and casualties who participated the fights over … Continue reading

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November 18 2012

Date: November 18, 2012 Time: Mavens 1:30PM 2:00PM-4:00PM Speaker: Naomi Barth of the Joint Distribution Committee- Hias Topic: Advanced Searches of the Joint Distribution Committee Names Database.” Description: Did you know that our relatives who arrived to the Lower East … Continue reading

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November 4 2012

Date: November 4, 2012 Time: 12:30PM-5:00PM Speaker: Coordinator: Bonnie Berns Workshop Topic: Jewish Genealogy 101: Four Hours+ To Your Family Roots Description: Please join us for the JGSLI 21st annual family history workshop. This workshop is recommended for beginners and … Continue reading

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October 28 2012

Date: October 28, 2012 Time: Mavens 1:30PM 2:00PM-4:00PM Speaker: Pamela Weisberger Topic: Chutes & Ladders: Innovative Approaches to Genealogy Description: Game on, genealogists! Are you eager to connect the dots, score points and populate the branches of your family tree? … Continue reading

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September 23 2012

Date: September 23, 2012 Time: 2:00PM Speaker: Ellen Cassedy Topic: Lithuanian History Book Description: Ellen Cassedy set off to Lithuania to study Yiddish and to connect with her Jewish forebears. Then her uncle, a Holocaust survivor, pulled a worn slip … Continue reading

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February 17 2013

Date: February 17, 2013 Time: Mavens 1:30PM / 2:00PM-4:00PM Speaker Diane Berg, Rhoda Miller, Renee Steinig Topic: The Bag on the Porch: Reconstructing a Family’s History Description: When a bag full of family documents and Judaica showed up without explanation … Continue reading

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