October 8, 2018
Speaker: Andrew Zalewski
Andrew Zalewski: JEWISH GALICIA: VIBRANT PAST REDISCOVERED October 8th, 2018 Monday evening 7:30 pm at AJU Andrew Zalewski intertwines genealogical discoveries with a broader historical context bringing to life the Jewish community of Galicia. The talk is of interest to general audiences interested in Jewish genealogy; the presentation is illustrated by unique archival documents and old maps. Andrew Zalewski, the author of two books on Austrian Galicia (1772–1918), explores the impact of the Habsburg rule on Galician Jews—the laws about marriages, surnames, schools, and military service brought dizzying pace of changes but also controversies. Pious traditionalists and impatient reformers of the [...]
November 11, 2018
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
JGSLA MEMBERS-ONLY ASSISTED RESEARCH AFTERNOON at the Family Search Library Get one-on-one help from JGSLA mentors and experts with using the microfilms, library books and free subscription databases at the FHL, including Ancestry.com, FindMyPast, Footnote. This event is open to current JGSLA MEMBERS ONLY. You can join at the door for 2019 and be admitted. Bring lunch and snacks to eat in the break room. Vending machines and microwave available.