January 31, 2021
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Speaker: Drs. Hatte Blejer, Dan Oren and Steven Reece
JGSLA invites you to our next stay at home on-line meeting A ZOOM Panel Discussion with Drs. Hatte Blejer, Dan Oren and Steven Reece Restoring Polish Jewish Cemeteries - Linking Preservation to Genealogy JGSLA’s very important panel discussion January 31st, 2021 Sunday Afternoon, at 1:30 pm RSVP (required) Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwldumpqDgrHtUagnYAXZuIW23omyOvrUaA After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Members, please send the link to others to register, that would like to attend Dr. Hatte Blejer led a project to clear and restore the Jewish cemetery in Przerosl, [...]
February 28, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Speaker: Michael Barrie
JGSLA invites you to our next stay at home Zoom on-line meeting with Michael Barrie: "How We Got Here: The Barrie Family in America" February 28, 2021 Sunday Afternoon, meeting will start at 1:30 pm the ZOOM link will be posted here about a week before the meeting Members, please send the link to others that would like to attend Michael Barrie was a longtime writer for the Tonight Show, starring Johnny Carson and the Late Show with David Letterman. He’s been nominated for 20 Emmy awards, boasting a proud record of 0 and 20. His screen credits, with Jim [...]
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles (JGSLA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing genealogical information, techniques and research tools with those who are interested in Jewish genealogy and family history.
Founded in 1979, the Society has over 500 members and is governed by an elected Board of Directors. We hold monthly meetings providing a mix of lectures and films to assist our members in their family history research and twice-yearly research workshops with volunteer helpers and translators.
Support JGSLA with the purchase of
Jews in the Great War: Family Histories Retold
by Rosen, Lois Ogilby, ed.
Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles, 2015. 208 pp.
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A Review by Marion Werle: Jews in the Great War is a collection of 37 stories of the World War I experiences of Jews from all over the world. The stories and accompanying photos were initially exhibited at the 34th IAJGS Jewish genealogy conference, held in Salt Lake City in 2014. The book is partly a scrapbook and partly an exhibit catalog. The level of detail varies from story to story, the longest of which is 11 pages of narrative, photos and documents, with the typical entry consisting of a page or two of text accompanied by one or more photos and small family trees. Read More