May 19, 2019
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Speaker: Sandra Malek & Smadar Gilboa Ph.D.
Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:30 - 5:00 p.m. Los Angeles Family History Library (Entrance off of Manning Ave. at Santa Monica Blvd.) 1591 E.Temple Way West Los Angeles, CA 90024 Would you like some help finding a record or a ship manifest? Would you like some help to know what sources to use? Do you need family documents translated? Do you want to learn more by helping others? If you can assist other members at the computers, or have expertise in different areas of research and help out in other ways, even for an hour or two RSVP here: https://forms.gle/PKcYfRNvnu8dPRgV6 JOIN [...]
June 30, 2019
Speaker: Melvyn R. Werbach
Melvyn R. Werbach “Sons of the Lion’s Cub: The Horenstein Brothers and Their Fortune.” June 30th, 2019 Sunday Afternoon 1:30 pm at AJU Melvyn Werbach will speak about his recently published book, “Sons of the Lion’s Cub: The Horenstein Brothers and Their Fortune.” With the aid of an international group of cousins and Ukrainian archival research, he uncovered a fascinating story. In the second half of the 19th Century, two Hasidic brothers, of moderate means, amassed a huge family fortune. These brothers were celebrated in folk tales and even in a Yiddish song. Sholom Aleichem wrote a short story about [...]