Southern Africa Jewish Genealogy SA-SIG
How to join SA-SIG
Editor: Dr Saul Issroff
Copyright © 1999-2003 Saul Issroff, Mike Getz, SAfrica SIG
and Jewishgen Inc.
Date: 24 September 2003
Should you wish to participate in the electronic discussion group:
- Use the JewishGen WebForm
to manage your subscription:
- set to subscribe/unsubscribe [begin subscription ; end subscription ]
- set to digest/nodigest [send individual messages ; send grouped messages]
- set to mail/nomail [send mail ; temporary stoppage of your subscription]
- Via e-mail. Send change-of-status messages to:
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||... then send this message|
|1.. to join the list (and receive individual messages as they are contributed)
||subscribe Safrica forename surname
EXAMPLE: subscribe Safrica Joseph Katz
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||set Safrica digest
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||set Safrica index
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|6.. to restore mail delivery
||set Safrica mail
|7.. to unsubscribe
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invoke the e-mail program, then add 'mailto:' as a prefix
as follows: mailto:email@example.com
Welcome to the Southern Africa SIG Online Discussion Group!